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Three Rivers Film Festival

Three Rivers Film Festival
Frequency Annual
Location(s) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Inaugurated June 4, 1982
Most recent November 8-23, 2013

The Three Rivers Film Festival is an annual film festival, held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Sponsored by the Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Dollar Bank and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the festival features foreign-language films, American independents, documentaries, shorts, local works and experimental cinema. It was founded in 1981 and had its first annual festival on June 4, 1982 with the screening of the locally shot Knightriders starring Ed Harris, Patricia Tallman and Tom Savini.[1][2][3] The festival is the oldest and largest annual film festival in Western Pennsylvania.

The Festivals 15th anniversary in 1996 featured Flirt.[4] The 2012 festival featured over 50 films, was 3 weeks long and included visits by Curt Wootton and Chris Preksta.[5] Among the locations were the Harris Theater in Pittsburgh's Cultural District among others. Festival sidebars for 2012 included Polish Cinema, Women Filmmakers and Coming-of-Age films and had major sponsorships from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, the Art Institute, Avis, and Kodak.[6]

Contents

  • History 1
  • External links 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

History

  • 1982 June 4-
  • 1983
  • 1984 June 15–24 [7]
  • 1985 -June 23[8]
  • 1986
  • 1987
  • 1988 -June 4[9]
  • 1989 May 26-June 4[10]
  • 1990
  • 1991 May 31-June 16[11]
  • 1992
  • 1993 Oct. 29-Nov. 7[12]
  • 1994 -Nov. 14[13]
  • 1995 Nov. 10-21[14]
  • 1996 Nov. 1-Nov. 14[15]
  • 1997
  • 1998
  • 1999
  • 2000 Nov. 2-18[16]
  • 2001 -Nov. 18[17]
  • 2002
  • 2003 Nov. 7-23 with Stephanie Beroes in attendance.[18]
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006 Nov 2-16[19] with the premier of the film Pittsburgh[20]
  • 2007 Nov 2-7[21]
  • 2008
  • 2009 Nov. 6-21[22]
  • 2010
  • 2011 Nov. 4-19[23]
  • 2012 Nov. 2-17[24][25]
  • 2013 Nov. 8-23

External links

  • Official Site
  • 2007 Article on effect of Festival

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.pittsburghcitypaper.ws/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid:71104
  2. ^ http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/ae/s_651574.html
  3. ^ http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/ae/movies/s_651935.html
  4. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=WrJRAAAAIBAJ&sjid=NG8DAAAAIBAJ&dq=three-rivers-film-festival&pg=4303%2C5053984
  5. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/ae/movies/3-rivers-film-festival-schedule-week-3-662097/
  6. ^ http://3rff.com/about
  7. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=XoNIAAAAIBAJ&sjid=HW4DAAAAIBAJ&dq=three%20rivers%20film%20festival&pg=4372%2C1635805
  8. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=UIMcAAAAIBAJ&sjid=UWIEAAAAIBAJ&dq=three%20rivers%20film%20festival&pg=7034%2C3414121
  9. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=kMtRAAAAIBAJ&sjid=3m0DAAAAIBAJ&dq=three%20rivers%20film%20festival&pg=5540%2C1122502
  10. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=srkiAAAAIBAJ&sjid=RbUFAAAAIBAJ&dq=three%20rivers%20film%20festival&pg=1208%2C5551017
  11. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=QdY0AAAAIBAJ&sjid=l24DAAAAIBAJ&dq=three%20rivers%20film%20festival&pg=5369%2C10173614
  12. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=7d4oAAAAIBAJ&sjid=XW4DAAAAIBAJ&dq=three-rivers-film-festival&pg=5546%2C7388944
  13. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=zggwAAAAIBAJ&sjid=xW8DAAAAIBAJ&dq=three-rivers-film-festival&pg=2821%2C5322700
  14. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=dNtaAAAAIBAJ&sjid=pG4DAAAAIBAJ&dq=three-rivers-film-festival&pg=3859%2C795184
  15. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=WrJRAAAAIBAJ&sjid=NG8DAAAAIBAJ&dq=three-rivers-film-festival&pg=4303%2C5053984
  16. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=AIZIAAAAIBAJ&sjid=gHADAAAAIBAJ&dq=three-rivers-film-festival&pg=6647%2C4148399
  17. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=H6sxAAAAIBAJ&sjid=gnADAAAAIBAJ&dq=three-rivers-film-festival&pg=6462%2C3771680
  18. ^ http://old.post-gazette.com/ae/200311063rivers1107fnp2.asp
  19. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/ae/movies/three-rivers-film-festival-rolls-out-new-features-for-its-second-week-458501/
  20. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/ae/movies/pittsburgh-premiere-three-rivers-film-festival-opens-with-quasi-documentary-on-jeff-goldblum-457554/
  21. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/ae/movies/three-rivers-film-festival-schedule-508698/
  22. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/ae/movies/three-rivers-film-festival-schedule-365210/
  23. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/ae/movie-reviews/keeping-it-reel-three-rivers-film-festival-delves-into-a-world-of-subjects-322215/
  24. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/ae/movies/film-festival-lineup-660022/
  25. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/ae/movie-reviews/three-rivers-film-festival-opens-with-more-than-50-films-many-with-a-good-buzz-660026/
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