Palo Alto International Film FestivalDiscover the movie making spirit and film heritage of Northern California at the annual Palo Alto International Film Festival. One of the most popular film festivals in California, Palo Alto International Film Festival celebrates the creative harmony of art, innovation and technology through films, music, talks, interactive mediums, and workshops. Bridging the gap between Silicon Valley and Hollywood, the Palo Alto International Film Festival will take place September 27 – 30, 2012.
The Palo Alto International Film Festival features 50 films from around the world, including four outdoor films, 20 speakers and parties at venues around town, including the Aquarius Theater and Cinemark’s Palo Alto Square. The soul of the festival, in downtown Palo Alto on High Street, the PAIFF Outdoor Festival Village features four free outdoor films on a huge screen, live music, and local wine bars. Hear fascinating talks at Talenthouse or join the workshop series at Technicolor’s downtown research lab.
Be part of the creative process and vote for the Audience Award Winner, the people’s choice for best film shown at the Palo Alto International Film Festival. Audiences are invited to rate and vote on their favorite films using cutting-edge technology powered by Kaazing on their mobile phones, tables and computers. Favorites to see include Looper, a futuristic action thriller with Bruce Willis, and Paperman, a groundbreaking animation filmed in RealD 3D.