With the Common Council recently giving the green light to allocate $65,000, the organizers of the CT Film Festival are holding a press conference at the Palace Theater today, presumably to kick-off this year’s festival.
The festival will once again climax in Danbury in late May or early June — the organizers will firm up dates today.
Here is the press release festival organizer Tom Carruthers sent out last week:
Dear Community Stakeholders, Sponsors & Members of The Press;
The Connecticut Film Festival
Would like your presence at a very important press conference on:
The Palace Theater, 165 Main St. Danbury
The purpose of this press conference is to announce:
· The dates, the future plans and expanded scope for the 2009 Danbury festival
· Additional funding from the State of Connecticut
· Network with other community stakeholders and sponsors
There will be a light snack and beverages available
Speaking will be:
Director of City Center Danbury
Danbury’s Director of Economic Development
The Honorable Danbury Mayor
Northwest Connecticut Convention and Visitors Bureau Director
Connecticut Film Festival Director
Dr. James Schmotter
President of Western Connecticut State University
Connecticut Speaker of The House of Representatives
Parking is available behind the Palace Theater. Access lot about midway on Keeler Street.
Read all about last year’s festival (May 08) by clicking the tags.