Sedona International Film Festival
“Take Shelter” premieres in Sedona
Mark your calenders for January 10th & 11th, 2012 for the Sedona and Flagstaff screenings of the Northern Arizona premiere of audience and critical sensation”Take Shelter“. The film will kick off the new year of independent films presented by the Sedona International Film Festival.
Critics and audiences are raving about “Take Shelter”. The film has garnered major awards at the biggest festivals around the world including Sundance, Cannes and Toronto as well as being named one of the Top Ten Independent Films of the Year by the National Board of Review.
The film stars Academy Award-nominee Michael Shannon (nominated for his supporting role in “Revolutionary Road”) and Jessica Chastain (who recently played the lead in “The Debt” alongside Helen Mirren and Sam Worthington).
Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself in the new, award-winning drama…Read More!
Anxiety is born out of having something to lose, when I began writing ‘Take Shelter’ in the summer of 2008, I was in the middle of my first year of marriage. Although both my career and personal life were on a positive track, I had a nagging feeling that the world at large was heading for harder times. This free-floating anxiety was part economic, part just growing up, but it mainly came from the fact that I finally had things in my life that I didn’t want to lose. All of these feelings filtered directly into the characters of this film. – writer/director Jeff Nichols.
“Take Shelter” will be shown at Harkins Sedona Six Theatres on Tuesday, January 10th at 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm & at Harkins Flagstaff 11 Theatres on Wednesday, January 11th at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $12, or $9 for Film Festival members ($6 for full-time students), and will be available starting one hour before showtimes in the Harkins’ lobbies on the days of show. Film Sedona members can purchase tickets in advance at the Sedona International Film Festival office, 2030 West Highway 89A, Suite A3. For more information on this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.
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