Other films include a return screening of the High and Dry documentary, on Tucson's music scene, on Sunday, Sept. 3, at 3 p.m. , and Monday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. ; Allison Anders' Border Radio (starring John Doe and Dave Alvin) Saturday, Sept. 2, at 1 p.m. ; and the Tucson premiere of Valley Fever: Green On Red--Live at the Rialto Sunday, Sept. 3, at 1 p.m.
All films will be shown at The Screening Room, 127 E. Congress St., in downtown Tucson. Admission will be $5 for individual films or $30 for a full-admission wristband to the entire weekend of film and music. Tickets to individual films can only be purchased at The Screening Room box office on the day of each film. Wristbands can be purchased at the Rialto box office, Zia Record Exchange, Bookmans and online at www.hotelcongress.com. For a full schedule of films, see www.hotelcongress.com/21st or www.upstairsfilm.com.
The September meeting of IFASA is Monday, Sept. 11, at 6 p.m. at Access Tucson, 124 E. Broadway Blvd. Contact IFASA president Brian Mulligan at 349-8249 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information. You can also get on the Yahoo! Groups page at movies.groups.yahoo.com/group/ifasa.
EVENTS AT THE LOFT First Friday Shorts: Tucson cartoonist Max Cannon ("Red Meat") hosts the First Friday Shorts film contest at The Loft at 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 1. Winners receive $100 and automatic entry in the End of the Year Showdown in May 2007. $5.
Roller Derby: Local documentary Tucson Roller Derby Presents: Hits, Highlights and Catfights has its big-screen debut at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9. Local roller girls will be on hand to talk about the film, answer questions and sign copies of the just-released DVD. $5.
Short Films: The 2006 Manhattan Short Film Festival will run nightly at 6 p.m. from Friday, Sept. 15 through Thursday, Sept. 21. The Loft is one of more than 80 venues in the United States, Europe and Canada that is holding the festival simultaneously. Audience members will be asked to vote for their favorite films, with the worldwide tally announced in New York's Union Square Park. $8.25 general admission, $5.25 students seniors and military, and $4.50 for Tucson Film Society members.
Bruce Campbell: B-movie filmmaker Bruce Campbell visits for a screening of his film Bubba Ho-Tep and to sign copies of his book Make Love the Bruce Campbell Way. There will be an early book-signing and Q&A at 6 p.m.; he will the introduce the film at 9 p.m., followed by another Q&A, on Tuesday, Sept. 26. $8 general admissions, $6 TFS members.
Kirby Dick: Academy Award-nominated director Kirby Dick brings his new exposé on the film-rating board This Film Is Not Yet Rated at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30, and noon on Sunday Oct. 1; normal general admission prices apply. Sick, Dick's film about performance artist Bob Flanagan, screens at 10 p.m. on Saturday. $5.
The Loft Cinema is at 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. Call 795-7777 or check www.loftcinema.com for a full schedule of films and events, and further information.