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2008 Wild Rose Independent Film Festival Daily Schedule
November 6-9, 2008

Thursday 2008 Wild Rose Independent Film Festival Opening, November 6

Short Films-    6:30 PM start              
                        Beep, Beep (IA) (9:00)
                        The Lost Toy (CANADA) (24:00)
                        To Be (IA/NY) (3:00)
                        Cadence (MI) ((15:15)
                        Santa Claus Is Back in Town (subtitled, FRANCE) (24:00)
                        Treasure Diversity (WI) (9:42)
                        The Chauffeur’s Hat (UK) (15:00)
                        Ancestor Eyes (CA) (15:00)

Feature Film    8:45 PM start   Freezer Burn (CA) (94 minutes)


Friday Night Flickage, November 7

Short Films      5:30 PM start
                        Talkin’ to Loretta (IA) (7:07)
                        The Alphabet of Sex (MN) (9:28)
                        Capture Claus (TX) (13:00)   
                        Wash & Fold (CA) (9:30)
                        Regular Guy (NY) (35:00)
                        Love Crème Pie (CA) (4:19)
                        Takeout (IA) (6:24)
                        Frank’s Last Shot (TX) (17:00)

Break – 7:15-7:30 PM

Feature            7:30PM start   Speed Dating (IRELAND) (81 minutes)

Break – 8:50-9:00 PM

Documentary/Feature   9:00PM start The Serpent and the Sun: Tales of an Aztec Apprentice (CA) (92 minutes)


Saturday Events, November 8

Check-in/Registration – beginning at 8:00 AM

9:00-11:00 AMAudition Skills Workshop taught by Jamie Rose
(Ms. Rose is an LA Acting Coach/Casting Director of JRose Studio). On screen acting credits include among others: Falcon Crest, Lady Blue, St. Elsewhere, E.R., Cold Case, Two and a Half Men, Heartbreakers, Tightrope, Chopper Chicks in Zombie Town.
Ms. Rose recently cast in Iowa, Children of the Corn.

Break – 11:00-11:15 AM

Documentary  11:15 start   Leave Her to Die (CANADA) (50 minutes)

Lunch Break – 12:15-1:30 PM – check out the restaurants in downtown Des Moines.

Short Films      1:30 PM start

                        Nine Lives (NY) (4:15)
                        The Wintress (MI) (24:00)      
                        Come Back Sweet Heart (NY) (7:22)
                        The Paradigm Shift (PA) (26:10)
                        A Pig’s Ear (CA) (9:31)

Break – 2:45-3:00 PM

Feature                        3:00 PM start   Clear Lake, WI (CA) (84 minutes)

Reception for Filmmakers – 4:30-5:00 PM

Filmmaker Panel Discussion – 5:00-6:00 PM

Dinner Break – 6:00-7:30 PM   check out restaurants in downtown Des Moines & East Village!

Short Film       7:30 PM start   Lady Feet (CA) (26:00)

Feature                        8:05 PM start   Route 30 (CA) (88 minutes)

Break – 9:35-9:45 PM

9:45 Awards Ceremony – featuring Keynote Speech by Jamie Rose


Sunday Screenings, November 9

Documentary  1:00PM start   Armed Ambassadors (CA) (23:00)

Short Films      1:30PM start

                        Speed Limit (CANADA) (5:30)
                        Ogopogo  (NY) (14:30)
                        On Her Own (IA/NY) (10:00)
                        The Hit (NE) (16:02)

Break – 2:15-2:30PM

Documentary  2:30 start   A Friend Indeed – The Bill Sackter Story (IA) (90 minutes)



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2008 Wild Rose Description and Submission Guidelines

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Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau
Iowa Motion Picture Association
Iowa Scriptwriters Alliance

2007 Wild Rose Information and Results
2006 Wild Rose Independent Film Festival Results!
2006 Wild Rose Independent Film Festival Schedule / Admission Prices
2006 Award Nominees
2005 Selections and Results
2004 Award Nominees


Kimberly Busbee, Festival Director


The Robert William Mickle Center

1620 Pleasant St., #234

Des Moines, IA  50314

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