Movie & Guest Lineup Announced For Entertainment Weekly’s Capetown Film Festival


Entertainment Weekly today announced the complete lineup for the EW CapeTown Film Festival in Los Angeles. The inaugural film festival, in conjunction with American Cinematheque and sponsored by TNT’s Falling Skies, will feature Sci-Fi, Superhero, and Fantasy screenings along with Q&A Panels and special guests including Kurt Russell, John Carpenter, Neil Gaiman, Terry Gilliam and Edgar Wright.  The EW CapeTown Festival will run from Tuesday, April 30th through Monday, May 6th at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, CA.

Tickets go on sale April 8th and can be purchased at the Egyptian Theatre box office (6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028), on (theatre zip code 90028) or by calling 1-800-FANDANGO (Egyptian Theatre code: 2206).  A limited number of tickets will also be available during a special April 6 presale at the Egyptian Theatre box office for EW subscribers. Tickets will be sold only between noon and 5 p.m. to EW subscribers who bring 1) their photo I.D. and 2) a recent issue of EW with a subscription label on the cover that matches their I.D. The presale is also for American Cinematheque members with photo I.D.

The complete lineup is listed below:

EW CapeTown Film Festival Schedule of Events – Egyptian Theatre, Los Angeles

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Tuesday, April 30 Special Announcement Coming Soon! 

Wednesday, May 1

7:30pm Shaun of the Dead with special guest Edgar Wright

Thursday, May 2

7:30pm The Thing with special guest John Carpenter

Friday, May 3

7pm Escape from New York with special guest Kurt Russell and an Advance Screening of TNT’s Falling Skies Season 3 Premiere (show premieres June 9th) with special guest Noah Wyle

Saturday, May 4

“May the 4th Be With You” Celebration

10am Return of the Jedi – INVITATION ONLY

  2pm Return of the Jedi

  6pm Return of the Jedi

10pm Return of the Jedi

Sunday, May 5

10am Despicable Me

1pm Coraline with special guests Neil Gaiman and Travis Knight

4pm The Goonies with special guest Richard Donner

8pm Twelve Monkeys with special guest Terry Gilliam

Monday, May 6

7:30pm Star Trek (2009) with special guest Leonard Nimoy

Published by Larry Fire

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