What could be better than watching some of the latest, cutting edge independent films, now generating buzz and excitement, garnering potential Oscar nominations, at the Toronto Film Festival, right in the comfort of one's home, by streaming the films online? Independent film buffs and festival aficionados can now view four amazing films for free. The films are: Towheads; Pincus; Big Man; and Record/Play.
The best thing about this online 'film fest' is that it brings recognition and an opportunity for lesser known actors, writers, and directors to share their craft. network, and evolve creatively. Thanks to the support and immense generosity of the New York Times, in combined effort with Film Independent, two live premieres will launch this online festival. On Monday, Sept. 9th, at Sonos Studios, a live Q&A discussion will be moderated by Josh Welsh, president of Film Independent, Los Angeles. The conversation will be available on NYTimes.com/indiefilm
Huge commitment went into making this event and the entire online film fest the great success that it is; everyone who attends in person, or views online, from actors, writers, editors, filmgoers, filmmakers, film students and the general public, are sure to gain newfound appreciation , awareness, and enjoyment of independent films, ranging from shorts to full features, to be released on the big screen in the near future.
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