SOHO International Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: SOHO International Film Festival
SINCE: 2010
WHERE: New York, New York
WEBSITE: www.sohofilmfest.com
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: SohoFilmFest celebrates cutting-edge digital technology while honoring traditional forms of storytelling, encourages new and seasoned filmmakers from here in New York City and around the world to create and send in their fresh and innovative cinematic pieces.

Documentary FIX About Heroin Addicts in the Bronx to World Premiere at SOHO International Film Festival

Documentary FIX About Heroin Addicts in the Bronx to World Premiere at SOHO International Film Festival

THE FIX, a new documentary exploring life after heroin addiction in the Bronx

THE FIX, a new documentary exploring life after heroin addiction in the Bronx, will have its world premiere at the SOHO International Film Festival on May 19. 

Directed by Laura Naylor (Duck Beach to Eternity)THE FIX follows Junior, a young father trying to turn his life around after years of heroin addiction, as he joins forces with a group of fellow hepatitis-C-infected former users in the Bronx to fight the disease in their community. Knitting personal narratives together with a profile of innovative programs at a methadone clinic, the film explores the concept of storytelling as an instrument of change and gives a powerful voice to marginalized members of society. 

2011 SOHO International Film Festival Winners; “Tanzania: A Friendship Journey” Wins both Best World Showcase and Best Documentary awards

2011 SOHO International Film Festival Winners; “Tanzania: A Friendship Journey” Wins both Best World Showcase and Best Documentary awards

The 2011 SOHO International Film Festival wrapped up in New York City last Friday, April 22nd, 2011 with its award ceremony.   One of the highlights of the ceremony was the presentation of the very first NYC ICON AWARD to legendary character actor, Frank Vincent (“Raging Bull”, “Goodfellas”, “Sopranos”) honoring a New York film artist who has achieved a high degree of creative excellence over the years.