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SYRFILMFEST unveils interactive website for 2009 festival
SYRFILMFEST unveils interactive website for 2009 festivalApril 07, 2009Christine Fawcett-Shapiroinfo@syrfilm.com
The newly launched website for the 2009 Syracuse International Film Festival, http://www.syrfilmfest.com, offers visitors a one-stop source for all the information they need to make the most of this year’s festival. Festival patrons can visit the site to learn about this year’s films, buy tickets and passes, and get tips on where to stay and eat during the festival.
The 2009 Syracuse International Film Festival begins on Friday, April 24, and runs through Sunday, May 3. Films will be screened in venues in and around downtown Syracuse, including the Hosmer Auditorium at the Everson Museum of Art, the IMAX Omni Theater at the MOST, The Persian Terrace at Hotel Syracuse and The Palace Theatre in Eastwood.
SyrFilmFest.com contains a comprehensive list of the films — including foreign and domestic features, documentaries, shorts and animations — that will be screened during this year’s event. Each film listing contains a synopsis, still photos, a trailer and a full review, giving festival-goers the opportunity to make informed decisions about the films they choose to attend.
The site also allows users to browse films by title, country, running time, venue and screening date, giving them the greatest possible flexibility in planning their festival experience.
In addition, SyrFilmFest.com provides comprehensive ticketing information for the festival. Patrons will have the option of ordering single tickets, as well as all levels of festival passes, directly from a convenient online box office.
SyrFilmFest.com further aids users in planning for this year’s festival by providing links to dining and accommodation options in Syracuse, as well as offering the latest festival news.