The USA Film Festival released the schedule of events for the 43rd Annual USA Film Festival, April 24 – 28, 2013 to be held at the Angelika Film Center, in Dallas, Texas.
This year’s program include a salute to veteran indie distributor Jeff Lipsky, Academy Award®-winning filmmakers Nat Faxon and Jim Rash present The Way, Way Back (main image), veteran documentary filmmaker Greg Barker presents Manhunt (pictured above) and Linda Bloodworth-Thomason’s documentary Bridegroom.
Other highlights include actress/writer Abby Miller presents Congratulations, director Susan Seidelman presents The Hot Flashes, Caesar Must Die from Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, and Kevin Connolly’s documentary Big Shot (pictured above).
The festival will also screen new films from femme filmmakers, Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell and Lynn Shelton’s Touchy Feely (pictured above), Japanese anime feature The Princess and the Pilot, feature documentaries Blackfish (dir. Gabriela Cowperthwaite), Free the Mind (dir. Phie Ambo) and More Than Honey (dir. Markus Imhoof).
Films from hometown – Texas – talent include writer/director David Gordon Green with his new feature Prince Avalanche (pictured above), Actress Amy Acker presents Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing, Writer Joey O’Bryan’s Hong Kong thriller, Motorway, gets the big screen treatment, writer Brad Hennig presents The Hot Flashes (a feature film created to support awareness for cancer screenings), and Dallas filmmakers Drew Rist and Don Merritt present their documentary Bottled Up, the Dublin Dr Pepper story.