Windsor International Film Festival
Norman Jewison

WIFF is proud to present a tribute evening and inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of Canadian director and producer Norman Jewison.

An Evening With Norman Jewison takes place on Saturday, September 20th at the Capitol Theatre, starting at 5.30 pm.

See full details in News and Events below. Also see the Windsor Star.

Tickets are $20 and are available online at WIFF, or in person at the WSO Box Office at the Capitol Theatre.


An Evening With Norman Jewison

September 1, 2014

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Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Capitol Theatre

5:30 pm Reception
6:30 pm On-stage interview with Norman Jewison and Presentation of WIFF Lifetime Achievement Award
7:30 pm Screening of Moonstruck
9.45 pm Screening of In the Heat of the Night

Norman Jewison has been nominated personally for seven Oscars® and has received 45 nominations and 12 Academy Awards® for his films. From directing the likes of Cher, Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Sidney Poitier, Jane Fonda, and Al Pacino, to founding the Canadian Film Centre in 1986, Jewison’s vibrant career has impacted audiences and filmmakers alike. In 1999, he received the prestigious Irving Thalberg Award at the Academy Awards®.

Highlights of his film career include The Cincinnati Kid (1965), The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming (1966), In the Heat of the Night (1967), The Thomas Crown Affair (1968), Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), A Soldier’s Story (1984), Agnes of God (1985), Moonstruck (1987), Other People’s Money (1991), The Hurricane (1999), and The Statement (2003).

An Evening With Norman Jewison is presented in collaboration with The Honourable Ernie Eves and Isabel Bassett, and Kimberly and George King, and is generously supported by the City of Windsor’s Arts, Culture, and Heritage Fund and SoCA Presents!, a program of the University of Windsor's School of Creative Arts.

Tickets for the evening are $20 and are available online at the WIFF website or in person at the WSO Box Office, 121 University Avenue West.

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48 Hour Flickfest

The 2014 FlickFest production dates are October 17th to 19th. Kick off orientation meeting is Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 5:30 pm in room 111 at MediaPlex, 275 Victoria Avenue.

For information about 2014 FlickFest productions, check How to Get Started and 48-hour FlickFest Package.

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