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Crossroads Film Festival

The Crossroads Film Society sponsors the annual Crossroads Film Festival each April in Jackson, Mississippi, which is a multi-cultural, non-profit organization dedicated to providing access to international, national, and local film and video. This festival also encourage discussion and production for film and video, particularly as related to the cultural, educational and economic vitality of the state and region. Year-round programming includes special events, lectures, workshops, and the annual Crossroads Film Festival.The mission of the Crossroads Film Society is to celebrate the art of filmmaking in all of its diversity and depth. The Crossroads Film Society will facilitate and promote a broader spectrum of film and video for the community, will present and honor films and videos related to Mississippi and the South, and will provide educational opportunities and facilitate general discussions for film lovers and aspiring filmmakers. Locations for the festival can be found throughout Jackson and at the Grand Malco in Madison, MS.

http://www.crossroadsfilmfestival.com/

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Credit to: Ron Z. Miller


Credit to: Ron Z. Miller


Credit to: Ron Z. Miller


Credit to: Ron Z. Miller


The 17th annual Crossroads Film Festival hits the screens at Malco Grandview in Madison starting Thursday night, with a two-pronged focus to celebrate Mississippi's film industry and to welcome the world via international films.
The biggest names of this year's Crossroads are screened on the front end: "The Hollars," directed by and starring John Krasinski and produced by Mississippian Tom Rice, with an already-sold-out 6 p.m. Thursday showing; "The Sound and the Fury," actor/director James Franco's second adaptation of a William Faulkner novel, at 6 p.m. Friday in a double feature block with the music video showcase...

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Credit to: Sherry Lucas, The Clarion-Ledger

http://www.clarionledger.com/story/entertainment/2016/03/29/crossroads-mississippi-and-globe-film-fest/82391384/

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