Slamdance To Wrap With ‘Yosemite’ Premiere & James Franco Event

Watch James Franco talk about his new upcoming feature film, YOSEMITE, and what he loves about Yosemite National Park.

Originally Posted Jan 15, 2015

Festival explores DIY world of filmmaking according to James Franco in “Coffee With” event, followed by his latest film collaboration Yosemite

(LOS ANGELES, CA) The Slamdance Film Festival today announced the latest edition of its “Coffee With” events featuring independent film champion James Franco,followed by a Special Screening of his latest film collaboration Yosemite, directed by Gabrielle Demeestere and a Rabbit Bandini Production. This unique program will close Slamdance’s 21st festival on Thursday, January 29th, 2015 and will be the World Premiere of Yosemite, a film that chronicles the intertwining tales of three 5th grade friends which unfold in the suburban paradise of Palo Alto, as the threat of a mountain lion looms over the community. As the premiere film festival by filmmakers for filmmakers, Slamdance’s “Coffee With” events aim to discuss the various ways to sustain a successful filmmaking career from the guests’ personal experiences in their fields. “Coffee With…James Franco” will look at the actor and producer’s prolific independent film work, including his new production of Yosemite. Past “Coffee With” guests have included Chad Hurley & the Russo Brothers, Jonathan Demme & Neil Young, Ted Hope, and Vilmos Zsigmond.

“We are thrilled to have such a talented and passionate supporter of independent film sit down and share his knowledge and experience with the Slamdance filmmakers,” states Anna Germanidi, Slamdance Film Festival Director.

The 2015 Slamdance Film Festival will take place from January 23rd – 29th, 2015 in Park City, Utah at the Treasure Mountain Inn, located at 255 Main Street, Park City, UT 84060.

All Access, Industry, Local’s, and Student Festival Passes are available now online. Individual tickets will be available on 12/23. To purchase, please visit website and for additional information about the festival please visit Slamdance Film Festival.

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