Discussion w/Co-Founder and Executive Director of Woodstock Film Festival

What: Discussion with Meira Blaustein

When: March 25, 2010, 4:00 pm
Where: Villa Library, Mount St. Mary College, map

Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Woodstock Film Festival, Meira Blaustein, will talk about the story of the vision and dedication behind the Festival’s success.
From Ang Lee, Kevin Smith, Jonathan Demme, and Richard Linklater to Uma Thurman, Woody Harrelson, Tim Robbins, and Laura Linney, some of the best directors, actors and industry members worldwide have been traveling every year to the most famous arts colony in the US for the annual Woodstock Film Festival, set in Woodstock as well as Rhinebeck, Rosendale and Kingston, NY, has established itself as one of the most respected independent film events in the country by premiering exceptional films; hosting the most talented, emerging and established indie professionals; presenting thought-provoking educational panels, concerts and parties; and creating innovative and stimulating programming year-round.

From 150 submissions, 75 accepted films and under 2,000 attendees in WFF’s opening year, the festival has grown rapidly, receiving today nearly 2,000 submissions, presenting nearly 150 accepted films, and catering to nearly 15,000 attendees.