March 29, 2004
LAS VEGAS – The CineVegas Film Festival will return to the Palms Hotel and Casino and Brenden Theatres June 11 through 19, 2004 hosted by Las Vegas, the entertainment capital of the world. Tickets for the festival will be available after May 24 via the website www.cinevegas.com and at Brenden Theatres. For hotel reservations and information, please call the Palms Casino Resort at (702) 942-7777 or visit their website, www.palms.com.
This year, Dennis Hopper will serve as Chairman of the Creative Advisory Board and will be an active presence at the festival. Honored last year with CineVegas’ prestigious Marquee Award for his lifetime achievements in the film industry, Hopper states, “I’ve attended festivals all over the world, but nothing can compare to CineVegas.”
The CineVegas Film Festival has become a star-studded event, which premieres the best in independent, foreign and mainstream films, shorts and documentaries. In recent years, the festival has attracted such Hollywood celebrities and filmmakers as Dustin Hoffman, Josh Hartnett, Jeff Goldblum, Benicio Del Toro, Daryl Hannah, Quentin Tarantino, Michael Caine, Mary Suart Masterson, Danny Glover, Chazz Palminteri, Hunter S. Thompson, Tony Curtis and more. In the past two years alone, the CineVegas Film Festival has been attended by more than 40,000 people.
During the day, festivalgoers have the chance to see the best in American independent and premiere films and enjoy exclusive panels hosted by celebrated writers, producers and filmmakers. At night, Las Vegas is the host of nine nights of sponsored events at the hottest nightclubs and a one of a kind poolside gala that give participants a chance to meet and mingle with their favorite filmmakers and stars.