SRFFOfficialSelection smallIrvine, California, USA - Some of the industry’s finest filmmakers will come together to share their work and love for cinema at the 2012 “Silent River Film Festival” in Irvine, taking place from October 11th - 14th..


“Silent River Film Festival” has much to boast about its 2012 line-up that includes films frommajor Studios like 'Walt Disney', 'UTV' and many independent film productions worldwide.

This year entries were received from 30 countries and with 80 hand-selected films “Silent River Film Festival” plans to to celebrate its second anniversary.

The 2012 “Silent River Film Festival” will take place at the 'Edwards Westpark 8 Theater' and 'Irvine City Hall Assembly.' The festival Zen hours (after parties) will be hosted at some of the finest restaurants in Irvine. Opening night screenings will be followed by an after party (Zen Hours) hosted by the 'Bluewater Grill' in District Tustin. 'Irvine Marriott Hotel' once again will host the festival's Red Carpet Award Night Gala on October 14th filled with fun, food and live entertainment.

An hour away from the entertainment capital Los Angeles, the city of Irvine will have thepleasure and honor to welcome some well know celebrities from the industry including actressJorja Fox of 'CSI' , 'West Wing' 'ER' and legendary Indianactress Rajshree of 'Around TheWorld', Geet Gaya Pathronne' and Janwar.

Renowned South-Korean Film director Chung Ji-yong of UNBOWED, Peruvian DirectorCamilo Vila of 180 DOLLARS TO FREEDOM , Terry Green of NO GOD, NO MASTER are alsoexpected to walk the red carpet of the “Silent River Film Festival” this year.

Silent River Film Festival founded by filmmaker, actor and poet Kalpna Singh-Chitnis has beenestablished with a vision to discover, recognize and celebrate the spirit of independent filmmakersand bring the rich cinema of East and West together.

Festival's “Cinema for Causes” showcase brings a number of films related to causes every year.This year's “Cinema for Causes” films and documentaries are made on Human Rights issues,Environmental issues and Humane Treatment for Animals.

Organizations like 'PETA', 'Rattle The Cage' Actress Jorja Fox and Animal Rights activist JulietteWest will be participating at the“Cinema For Causes” seminar to help this year's “Silent River”charity going to the “Elephant Nature Park” set in Chiang Mai province of NorthernThailand. “HOW I BECAME AN ELEPHANT” a documentary directed by Tim Gorski andproduced by Jorja Fox and Juliette West will be played at the festival after the seminar. This documentary bring awareness about the Humane Treatment of Elephants.

More details on Screenings, Seminar and other events to be announced soon.


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