HBO and The U.S. Comedy Arts Festival (USCAF) announced the lineup for the USCAF’s Film Discovery Program, sponsored by HBO Films, at the 12th installment of the prestigious festival to be held March 8th – 12th in Aspen, Colorado. The film program line up showcases 23 features – including 6 world premieres and 3 US premieres – 23 shorts, a celebration of the hit film “Swingers” and the return of the popular “Fireside Chats” series with the some of the major producers, buyers and distributors of independent comedy film.
Headlining the film program, “Swingers” stars Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn and Ron Livingston will reunite in Aspen to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their hilarious film that chronicled the dating lives of the young, hip Hollywood generation and made martini lounges and swing music cool again. David Wild will moderate the event.
The USCAF will also host the World Premieres of Damon Wayans’ “Behind the Smile,” Scott Lew’s “Bickford Shmeckler’s Cool Ideas,” Leslie Greif’s “Funny Money,” Eric Steven Stahl’s “I-See-You.com,” Bruce Leddy’s “Shut Up and Sing,” and Ari Palitz’s “Unbeatable Harold.”
For more info, visit the HBO Comedy Festival website.
Posted on February 14, 2006 in Festivals by Film Threat Staff
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