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May 29, 2015 - June 4, 2015

Hoboken International Film Festival

Hosted by Middletown, NY

The 2015 HIFF 10th Anniversary Award for Excellence in Film & the Arts will be personally accepted by Legendary Actor PAUL SORVINO (Goodfellas; The Firm; Romeo + Juliet; Nixon) at HIFF’s Opening Night Celebrations on May 29, 2015…HIFF, held at the breathtaking Paramount Theater in Middletown, New York, features:

  • Showcases the World’s Most Cutting Edge Filmmakers & Movies
  • Features a Celebrity Jury Including Multiple Film & TV Stars
  • Awards Cash Prizes in Multiple Categories
  • Presents an Oscar-like Gala Awards ceremony, hosted by superstar stand-up comedian/actor GILBERT GOTTFRIED
  • Past winners of the HIFF Lifetime Achievement award include Burt Young (Academy Award nominee; Rocky; Back to School; Rocky sequels); Eric Roberts  (Academy Award nominee; The Pope of Greenwich Village; The Expendables; The Specialist;) Robert Loggia(Academy Award & Emmy Nominee; Independence Day; Scarface; Jagged Edge; Big);Cloris Leachman (Academy Award, 4-Time Golden Globe,19-Time Emmy Winner & Nominee); Michael Biehn (Terminator; Tombstone; The Seventh Sign); (Goodfellas; Romeo + Juliet; The Cooler; Nixon);Billy Dee Williams (Empire Strikes Back; Return of the Jedi; Batman; Lady Sings the Blues), Carroll Baker (Academy Award Nominee & Golden Globe Winner; How the West Was Won; Baby Doll, Kindergarten Cop); and Charles Durning (2-Time Academy Award, 4-Time Golden Globe, 8-Time Emmy winner & nominee; Tootsie; The Sting; O’ Brother Where Art Thou).

PRICE FOR FREEDOM will have its worldwide premiere as the Opening Night Movie at Hoboken International Film Festival (“HIFF”) on May 29, 2015. This film, based on the amazing true story and book by Dr. Marc Benhuri, is an biopic epic movie about a heroic man’s creation of an underground railroad to effectuate the escape of numerous people from 1979 Iran, which was under the brutal dictatorship of the Ayatollah Khoemeini…The film features an all-star cast, including:  Paul Sorvino (Goodfellas; Nixon; The Firm); Navid Negahban (“Homeland”; American Sniper; The Stoning of Soraya M),Sally Kirkland(Academy Award nominee; Anna; JFK); Ken Davitian (Borat; The Artist; Meet the Spartans); Martin Kove (The Karate Kid; Rambo); Robert Bogue (“Oz”; “Grand Theft Auto”; Scavenger Killers), Mandy Bruno (Emmy nominee; “Guiding Light”), Justin Deas (6-time Emmy winner); Mary Apick (Ferestadeh; “Homeland”); Joanne Baron (The Ungodly; iMurders); Suzi Lorraine (Wrath of Crows; Dead of Nite); and Eric Etebari (The Lincoln Lawyer; Walk of Shame; “Witchblade”).See TRAILER HERE

The 2015 Closing Night Movie will be 12 ANGRY MEN AND WOMEN, a worldwide premiere controversial film about jurors deliberating over the fate of individuals who allegedly kidnapped women to prevent abortions. Starring in the film are:  Robert Loggia(Academy Award nominee; Scarface); Lindsey Haun (“True Blood”; Shrooms); Angela Little (American Pie Bandcamp; Scavenger Killers); Justin Deas (6-time Emmy winner); Nina Transfeld (Snapshot; The Great Fight); Evgeniya Radilova (Spartacus; “Masters of television”);  Mary Apick (Ferestadeh; “Homeland”); Joanne Baron (The Ungodly; iMurders); Suzi Lorraine (Wrath of Crows; Dead of Nite); and Blanche Baker (Emmy winner; Sixteen Candles).



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