Arts & Entertainment

Just In: Complete 2014 Naples International Film Festival Lineup

BY October 9, 2014


The Naples International Film Festival (NIFF) has announced its complete 2014 lineup, and we’re excited to share it here.

The 2014 program includes 20 Florida premieres, four East Coast premieres and one world premiere, and 20 filmmakers are scheduled to attend. Some big names to expect of actors, producers, writers and directors to be featured include: Anne Hathaway, Chris Messina, Leighton Meester, Debra Messing, Billie Joe Armstrong, Matt LeBlanc, Simon Helberg, Chaske Spencer, Frank Whaley, Christine Vashon, Jess Weixler, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman, Jeffrey Tambor, Will Forte, Sharon Lawrence and Marlon Brando.

Tickets are now on sale at Silverspot Cinema in Mercato or online at All films will screen Friday, Nov. 7 through Sunday, Nov. 9 at Silverspot. 
Here’s the complete program:

19 narrative features:
·       Song One  (opening night film, Thursday, Nov. 6 at Artis—Naples)
·       Alex of Venice
·       Amira & Sam
·       Arlo & Julie
·       Before I Disappear
·       Cupcakes (Bananot)
·       Desert Cathedral
·       East Side Sushi
·       Ernest & Celestine
(family friendly film)
·       Grace.
·       Human Capital (Il Capitale Umano)
·       Man From Reno
·       Like Sunday, Like Rain
·       The Last Time You Had Fun
·       Lovesick
·       We’ll Never Have Paris
·       WildLike
·       Trouble Dolls
·       On The Waterfront

9 documentary features:
·       Take Me to the River (Closing night film, Sunday, Nov. 9 at Silverspot Cinema)
·       An Honest Liar
·       Art and Craft
·       Austin to Boston
·       The Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest
·       Point and Shoot
·       SlingShot
·       The Starfish Throwers
·       Warrior One

12 short films, which screen in two themed packages:
·       Shorts Package 1: Surprises includes The Brunchers, God’s Got His Head in the Clouds, Verbatim, The Secret World of Foley, The Gunfighter, Mr. Invisible
·       Shorts Package 2: Connections includes Pony Place, So You’ve Grown Attached, Orbit Ever After, Love in the Time of March Madness, On the Bridge, The Phone Call

Other festival highlights include:
·       A spotlight on music, which includes the films: Song One; Take Me to the River; Austin to Boston; Cupcakes, Ernest & Celestine; Like Sunday, Like Rain and We’ll Never Have Paris
·       A family-friendly film: the Academy Award-nominated Ernest & Celestine
·       Two foreign language feature films: Cupcakes (Israel/France) and Human Capital (Italy’s entry for the upcoming Academy Awards)
·       Two panel discussions with visiting filmmakers
·       Four Florida films: Grace., An Honest Liar, The Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest, Warrior One
·       A 60th anniversary screening of On the Waterfront
·       Seven films from former festival alumni


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