Ivy Film Festival, Brown’s annual student-run film festival, is right around the corner! From Monday, April 14 through Saturday, April 20, IFF has arranged an amazing schedule of events to descend upon College Hill. The Festival’s appeal is not solely in its exclusive screenings and guest speakers, but also in the opportunity it gives Brown’s own filmmaking community to showcase its incredible talents. BlogDailyHerald is proud to announce the Festival’s full lineup here, but make sure to check back on IFF’s Facebook page for additional event details, updates, and more information. Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to get a taste of some of the film industry’s latest accomplishments from both on the Hill and off.
Monday, April 14:
Event: Free Screening: Darren Aronofsky’s Noah
Location: The Avon Theater
Time: 6:15-8:30 p.m.
For the festival’s opening night, come see Aronofsky’s latest film, Noah. This movie recounts a story of “courage, sacrifice, and hope,” inspired by the famous Biblical tale in which a man is chosen by God to lead a rescue mission before an apocalyptic flood destroys the world.
Starring: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins, and Emma Watson
Tuesday, April 15:
Event: Advance Screening: Locke
Location: List 120
Time: 7:30-9 p.m.
Starring Tom Hardy as lead Ivan Locke, director Steven Knight presents a suspenseful film of action and emotional turmoil that all takes place over the course of a single car ride. Locke is “an exploration of how one decision can lead to the complete collapse of a life.”
Starring: Tom Hardy, Ruth Wilson, and Andrew Scott
Wednesday, April 16:
Event: Free Screening: Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel
Location: The Avon Theater
Time: 6:15-8 p.m.
The Grand Budapest Hotel, Anderson’s most recent critically acclaimed venture, follows the mischievous adventures of Gustave H., the legendary concierge at a famous European hotel, and Zero Moustafa, the hotel’s lobby boy and Gustave’s most trusted companion.
Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori, Adrien Brody, Mathieu Almaric, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Jude Law, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, and Tilda Swinton
Event: Skype Q&A with director Wes Anderson
Location: Metcalf Auditorium
Time: 8:30-9:30 p.m.
Following the screening of his latest film, the IFF committee has arranged a Skype Q&A with director Wes Anderson himself! Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Anderson speak about his directorial experiences and much more.
NOTE: Ticketing for both The Grand Budapest Hotel and the Skype Q&A will be released online to the public this Wednesday, April 9 at 6 p.m. If you’d like to attend both events, you will have to get two separate tickets.