Struck by Lightning at Provincetown International Film Festival

Friday, May 25, 2012

Struck by Lightning is playing at the Provincetown International Film Festival in June under the narrative features category. 
Dates and times:
  • 5 p.m. Thursday, June 14 (tickets)
  • 12 p.m. Sunday, June 17 (tickets)
The Provincetown International Film Festival takes place in Provincetown, Massachusetts, from June 13-17. Apparently there will be some tribute to Allison Janney during it, but I don’t know the details about that. The film description for the festival says she’s a 2012 PIFF Excellence in Acting Honoree. 
Description: After being struck and killed by lightning, a young man (“Glee’s” Chris Colfer) recounts the way he blackmailed his fellow classmates into contributing to his literary magazine. With 2012 PIFF Excellence in Acting Honoree Allison Janney, Christina Hendricks (“Mad Men”), and Sarah Hyland (“Modern Family”).

The Provincetown International Film Festival will take place in Provincetown, Massachusetts, from June 13th - June 17th.

The 2012 Filmmaker on the Edge Award (sponsored by the Coolidge Corner Theatre Foundation) will be awarded to Producer/Director Roger Corman (“PIT AND THE PENDULUM,“ “THE TRIP,” “THE LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS”) in conversation with John Waters. Actor Parker Posey (“PRICE CHECK,” “PARTY GIRL,” “BEST IN SHOW“) will receive the Excellence In Acting Award. The Faith Hubley Career Achievment Award (sponsored by the MALLRD Foundation) will be given to director Kirby Dick (“THE INVISIBLE WAR,” “THIS FILM IS NOT YET RATED,” “OUTRAGE”). 
The Opening Night Film will be the East Coast premiere of “BACHELORETTE,” directed by Leslye Headland and starring Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, and Lizzy Caplan. The festival will close with “FAIRHAVEN,” directed by Tom O’Brien and starring O’Brien, Chris Messina and Rich Sommer. The Friday Spotlight Film is “GAYBY,” directed by Jonathan Lisecki, and the Saturday Spotlight Selection is “VITO,” directed by Jeffrey Schwarz. 
Presenting Sponsors of the film festival are HBO, Xfinity, Crown & Anchor, Art House, MALLRD Foundation. PIFF is also supported by grants from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, The National Endowment for the Arts and the Provincetown Tourism Fund. 
Tickets go on sale on May 20. Festival passes are on sale now.
Buy your tickets now! 

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