San Diego Film Festival unveils 2016 lineup

San Diego Film Festival unveils 2016 lineup

PanARMENIAN.Net - The San Diego International Film Festival has announced its gala, competition, spotlight and short film sections for this year’s festival, Variety reports.

“With a global outlook this year, The San Diego International Film Festival celebrates the year’s best independent cinema from emerging and established filmmakers from around the world,” said Tonya Mantooth, executive vice president of the festival. “The 2016 slate embodies a selection of films that will engage and inspire our festival audience.”

The gala section will include Mick Jackson’s “Denial” starring Rachel Weisz; Pedro Almodóvar’s “Julieta” starring Adriana Ugarte; Kevin Pollak’s “The Late Bloomer” with Brittany Snow, Maria Bello and J.K. Simmons; “Citizen Soldier,” from directors David Salzberg and Christian Tureaud; and “Trespass Against Us” with Michael Fassbender, Brendan Gleeson and Rory Kinnear.

The screenings will be held at the Balboa Theater and Regal Theaters in Downtown San Diego, and ArcLight Cinemas in La Jolla.

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