|Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. the Official Film Selections of the fourth annual festival are showing all day, followed by the Blue Water Film Awards ceremony, all at McMorran Place Theatre. |
There are 27 independent films created in the region or by filmmakers of Michigan and Ontario origin this year.
Tickets serve as all day passes with unrestricted exit and re-entry privileges. Tickets are $16 if purchased in advance fromwww.bluewaterfilmfestival.com or at the McMorran Box Office and $20 at the door on the day of the event. Please visitwww.bluewaterfilmfestival.com for screening times and film synopses.
The Blue Water Film Festival (BWFF) has announced the Official Selections of their 2012 festival.
Independent films are submitted to the festival each year from all over the State of Michigan and the Province of Ontario.
The Blue Water Film Festival features short, feature, documentary and animated films and is designed to give Blue Water Area residents the opportunity to see the stars of tomorrow in Port Huron today.
2012 Official Selections of the Blue Water Film Festival
(In Alphabetical Order)
Acheron - Kris Sundberg (Williamsburg)
Amendment - Tom Nahas (Macomb)
Bare - Katherine Nofs (Portage)
Beauty Queen – Jacqueline Wilton (Waterford)
Being Custer - Denn Pietro (Taylor)
Breaking Bread - Anna Wafer (Plymouth)
Camp Chapel - Bhanu Chundu (California) (Filmed in Michigan)
Cupcake Bandits - Jeffery Schultz (Detroit)
Falling Horse - Dan Falicki (Byron Center)
Goat Years - Michael Pfaendtner (Macomb)
Grasp - Andy Fortenbacher (Grand Rapids)
Hank Danger and the Woman from Venus - Joshua Courade (Comstock Park)
Heart-Shaped Man – Kristen Miller (Livonia)
Hi, Honey – Peter Henderson & Kelly Winsa (Toronto)
Holy Car – Mike N. Kelly (Ann Arbor)
Hooked - Jeremy Olstyn (Berkley)
Jane of All Trades – Chris-teena Constas (Hamtramck)
La Tour: Un Voyage Du Cinema – Mike Madigan (Troy)
Lifeless – Abhijit Ghosh (Auburn Hills)
Love Succinctly- Anna Fleury (West Bloomfield)
Olivia’s Cross – Robert Joseph Butler (Ortonville)
One Decision Away – Allen Maldonado (California and Michigan)
Pucker – Paul Lenzi (Lake Orion)
Slow Burn – Michael McCallum (Lansing)
The Tank II – Scott Galeski (Wyandotte)
White Wine – Joseph Parcell (Okemos)
The Zombie Factor – Matt Cantu (Rochester)
Kelly Kennedy, Chairperson of BWFF Film Selection, states, "After a record-breaking submission season, the largest in our history, we are thrilled to welcome 27 unique and diverse filmmakers to the fourth annual Blue Water Film Festival. This year, independent filmmakers from the State of Michigan and Province of Ontario flooded our mailbox with exceptional films comprised of phenomenal talent.” She continues, “Our chosen 27 represent the best in all that the regional independent filmmaking community has to offer by emerging as masters of the art form. We are incredibly proud to showcase these gifted filmmakers in October.”
Comedian/actress and Michigan native, Loni Love (E Network’s “Chelsea Lately", Tru TV’s “World’s Dumbest…” and VH1’s “I Love the 70’s/80’s/90’s”), will kick off the Blue Water Film Festival with a live comedy performance at McMorran Place Theatre featuring her candid and outspoken stand-up on Friday, October 5, 2012. Advance tickets are $10 and $15 at the door, available on bluewaterfilmfestival.com and on sale now.
The Official Selections of the Blue Water Film Festival will be showcased at McMorran Place Theatre on Saturday, October 6, 2012.
Curtis Armstrong will appear at this year's Blue Water Film Festival (BWFF) and be receiving the one-of-a-kind "Honorary Nerd Award" presented by international computer service company, Nerds on Site. The presentation will take place on the final day of the BWFF during the Blue Water Film Awards at McMorran Theatre on Saturday, October 6 at 9pm.
Armstrong hails from Berkley, Michigan and has been a working actor for nearly 30 years. Armstrong has guest-starred or played recurring roles on over 65 television series (The Closer, CSI, House, Grey's Anatomy, My Name is Earl) and a full spectrum of feature films including Risky Business, Better Off Dead, One Crazy Summer, the Academy Award-winning, Ray as well as this summer's musical hit, Sparkle with Jordan Sparks and the late Whitney Houston.