Wednesday, August 12, 2009

TIFF 2009: Romero @ Free Screening Of "Night Of The Living Dead"...

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Genre director George A. Romero, will host a free screening of his classic feature film "Night Of The Living Dead" @ this year's Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

TIFF will also be launching a series of free films, with director Jonathan "Silence Of The Lambs" Demme, @ Toronto's Yonge-Dundas Square.

Romero will appear at the screening of his 1968 feature "Night of the Living Dead', Sept 12, Demme will host the screening of his concert film "The Neil Young Trunk Show", Sept. 14 and Baez will perform Sept. 18 at the screening of her new doc "American Masters - Joan Baez".

Other screenings include concert/musical films "Stop Making Sense", "Rattle and Hum", "The Last Waltz" and "Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man".

Actress Isabella Rossellini has adapted her shorts, "Green Porno", about how insects mate, into a special installation including video/sculptures of sea creatures, offering a free talk/screening, Sept. 10.

The 34th Toronto International Film Festival runs Sept. 10 to 19.

Sneak Peek the 1968 trailer of Romero's "Night Of The Living Dead" and a trailer for Rossellini's "Green Porno"...