Lion Ark at the Film Festivals

Lion Ark is delighted to have been accepted for the following film festivals:

Raindance, LondonRD21_EMBLEM_160wide

Raindance Film Festival is Europe’s leading independent film festival. Listed by Variety as one of the world’s top 50 ‘unmissable film festivals’, Raindance aims to nurture, support and promote independent films and filmmakers from the UK and around the world.

Over the years, the festival has hosted such guests and filmmakers as Christopher Nolan, Shane Meadows, Ken Loach, Marky Ramone, Iggy Pop, Anton Corbijn, Quentin Tarantino, Faye Dunaway and Lou Reed. Over the last few years our international Jury has included Lemmy, Charles Saatchi, Armando Iannucci and Tom Waits.

Read about our world premiere at Raindance on October 1st, 2013 here

Mill Valley, CaliforniaMVFF36_Laurels-160wide

A celebration of the best in independent and world cinema, Mill Valley Film Festival brings together a community of filmmakers and film lovers in Mill Valley, San Rafael and beyond to experience amazing new films in the beautiful environment of San Francisco’s Bay Area.

Mill Valley Film Festival has earned its reputation as a filmmakers’ festival, a prestigious and non-competitive event showcasing international features, documentaries, shorts and children’s films, providing something for every filmgoer.

Read about our US premiere at Mill Valley on October 5th, 2013 here

San Diego Film Festival, CaliforniaSDFF-2013-160wide

With America’s Finest City as its backdrop, the San Diego Film Festival promises to provide the best in independent film all in a premiere environment, boasting event screenings, interactive Q&A’s, industry panels, thought provoking narrative features and networking opportunities. The San Diego Film Festival is a unique cultural event providing audiences with unrivalled access to critically acclaimed films and the talent responsible for creating them. 

Read about our screening at San Diego on October 6th, 2013 here

Hawaii International Film FestivalHIFF-2013-160wide

Established in 1981, the Hawaii International Film Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of cultural exchange and media awareness in the Pacific Rim. The festival is a premier international film event that has won the praise of governments, filmmakers, scholars, educators, programmers and film industry leaders across the globe. The Hawaii International Film Festival showcases emerging films from Asia and the Pacific, and presents the top festival films from around the world, annually screening films from over 45 countries.

The Hawaii International Film Festival also presents content and panels in the fields of film and music, and mobile entertainment and gaming, to exhibit the innovative creative transmedia content from the Asia Pacific Rim.

FLIFF-2013-160wide-1Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, Florida

Founded in 1986, the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival calls for “A Vacation from Ordinary Film”. The festival hosts entertaining features, documentaries, and shorts from around the globe.

Filmmakers and celebrities attend many of the screenings and events during the festival. Parties and gatherings at area “hot spots”, on board yachts, and on the beach will provide audiences an opportunity to hob knob with film talent and other movie buffs.

Denver-Laurels-160wideStarz Denver Film Festival, Colorado

Starz Denver Film Festival is recognized as the Rocky Mountain Region’s largest film event. Starz Denver Film Festival attracts over 55,000 film-goers and is widely recognized for presenting Academy Award and Independent Spirit Award-winning films, such as The Artist, Black Swan, Brokeback Mountain, No Country for Old Men, and Slumdog Millionaire, well before their collective accolades.

VFF2013laurels-160wideVirginia Film Festival 

The Virginia Film Festival is a four-day celebration of the magic of the movies featuring first-run features and timeless classics, high-profile industry insiders and up-and-coming stars, and filmmakers from throughout Virginia and beyond. Taking place every autumn at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, the Virginia Film Festival has brought the best in contemporary and classic cinema to its audiences for nearly twenty-five years. An array of leading cultural experts lead fascinating lectures and discussions, providing unique insight into not only the world of film, but the world in which we live. A collection of special events throughout the weekend invites the entire community to dive into the art of film in exciting new ways.

Anchorage International Film Festival 

Anchorage International Film Festival (AIFF) is North American’s northernmost independent film festival, bringing movie-goers out of the cold and into the illuminating worlds of filmmakers from around the globe. AIFF supports new media and independent film making in Alaska and around the world while enriching cultural and entertainment opportunities for Alaskans. By bringing filmmakers from all parts of the country and world to Alaska, AIFF connects artists with people they might not otherwise meet, and engages audiences in workshops, screenings, and plenty of celebratory parties.

Irvine International Film Festival

The Irvine International Film Festival (IIFF) celebrates the power of individual expression and diverse points of views. IIFF is dedicated to bringing to Orange County the finest films from around the world.

Beloit International Film Festival  

Beloit International Film Festival (BIFF) is a ten-day tribute to the power of film and the excitement of independent film from around the world. Local residents and visitors from around the nation fill more than a dozen venues, ranging in size from 40 seats to the 700 seat Eclipse Center in Beloit for about 120 films and to meet more than 100 filmmakers who come from as far away as Europe and Brazil.

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