Parties & Openings
April 14 – Pittsfield
Susan Merrill Exhibit Opening
April 7 – Ghent
Ghent Playhouse Gala
March 31 – Hudson
Lil' Deb's Commitment Ceremony
FilmColumbia Festival-goers Celebrate
Despite the deluge, the Saturday night Sneak Preview, a George Clooney comedy, Up in the Air, was sold out, and after cineastes, including scores of visiting filmmakers, gathered at the Tracy Memorial Village Hall in Chatham to celebrate FilmColumbia Festival‘s tenth anniversary.
Members of the documentary Axis of Good film crew: Robert Wedge, Heidi Smith, Andrea Salisbury and Mike Calvin
Filmmaker Bob Pulcini (American Splendor, The Young and the Dead) Carolyn & Andy London; festival director Calliope Nicholas and David & Scarlet Newhoff
Chris Schiller, Eric Oakes, and Gary Arzberger; Ed Bronfield & Emmy Zuckerman
Emma Mead and Ann Raimes; Jeff Burns and Leanne & Justin Maine
Chatham Film Club treasurer Mary Gail Biebel, filmmaker Courtney Hunt , and documentary filmmaker Deborah Shaffer, a member of the FilmColumbia Advisory Board; Matt Sullivan, Susan Stratton, and Elaine Khosrova, assistant director of the festival.
Chatham Film Club board members Emily Rossi-Snook, Calliope Nicholas, Sandi Knakal, Mary Gail Biebel, Courtney Hunt and Bill Barrett