SYRFILMFEST closes the week with The Red Carpet Awards Celebration on Saturday, October 16 and An Evening With Ed Harris on Sunday, October 17.
On Saturday, independent filmmaker/director Robert M. Young will receive SYRFILMFEST's Sophia Achievement Award, designed by Peter Wayne Yenawine (SU -, ) crystal artist who has designed for Steuben Glass and others. Following the awards, Young's film, Human Error will be screened along with an episode of Battlestar Galactica -- the long-running TV series directed frequently by Young. (Palace Theater, 7:30 -- tickets $15 includes for both programs.) Special guests for the program include actors Tom Bower and Robert Knott.
Sunday's program (beginning at 4:30pm) will feature Ed Harris in his recent film "Touching Home," written by and starring Logan & Noah Miller who will also attend the screening. The story centers around twin brothers and their efforts to become professional baseball players. Harris plays their alcoholic father. Following Touching Home, Harris will show a new print of his critically acclaimed film, Pollock. (Palace Theater, $8 each film or $15 for both. Sorry no discounted tickets for this program.)
The competitive screenings of the SYRACUSE FILM FESTIVAL are also scheduled for Wednesday through Sunday, October 13-17. A separate listing of times and film titles will be published at the end of September. Be sure to check our website for updates and information: www.syrfilm.com, or call the festival office: 315.443.8826. An All Movie pass is available for $125 (includes one special event of your choice.) Or you can purchase a Full Festival Pass which includes admission to all festival movies and special events for $165 each or $325 for 2.