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Friday, April 4, 2008

Screening of "Young@Heart" at NIFF's Fundraiser

NEWPORT, RI (APRIL 3, 2008) - The Newport International Film Festival is pleased to announce that Young @ Heart, the smash hit documentary from this year's Sundance Film Festival, will screen as part of NIFF's 2008 Spring Fundraiser.

Following the screening, the acclaimed Young@Heart Chorus -- the subject of the film -- will give a live performance.

The screening and concert will be held on Sunday, April 27th, 2008, at 2 p.m. at the Jane Pickens Theater and Event Center, 49 Touro Street, in Newport.

Tickets for the event are $50 for NIFF and, $60 for the general public and $100 for reserved seating and post-performance reception, and will go on sale online at NIFF's website www.newportfilmfestival.com

Ranging in age from 72 to 88, the Young@Heart Chorus performs an unexpected repertoire of material, ranging from James Brown to Sonic Youth, Coldplay to The Clash, and Talking Heads to Outkast.

For more information on the film, check out the film's official website. For information on the Young @ Heart Chorus, check out its website.

The fundraiser is sponsored by The Vanderbilt Hall Hotel, Stella Artois, The Art League of Rhode Island, The Carnegie Abbey Club and PDQ Printing.

Full info & Photo at:

http://www.newportfilmfestival.com/2008/news_story.asp?id=66

Louisa M. Percudani
Executive Director
Newport International Film Festival
P:401-846-9100
C:602-799-0998
PO Box 146
Newport, RI 02840

(This is not an RIFC Event!)

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