'Cold Souls' opening Nantucket Fest
14th edition of event expanded to four daysSophie Barthes' "Cold Souls," starring Paul Giamatti, will serve as the opening night feature at the 14th annual Nantucket Film Festival, which runs from June 18-21 in Nantucket, Ma.
The fest, headed by executive director Colin Stanfield and artistic director Mystelle Brabbee, has added an extra day to this year's edition, and will close with Harold Ramis' "Year One," starring Jack Black and Michael Cera.
This year's festival also will also present the Adrienne Shelly Excellence in Filmmaking Award, which recognizes a promising female writer/director at the festival in conjunction with the Adrienne Shelly Foundation. Shelly's last produced script, "Serious Moonlight," will be screened as well.
Other titles to screen at the fest are "Amreeka," "Beeswax," "The Burning Plain," "City of Borders," "The Cove," "The Exploding Girl," "Facing Ali," "Humpday," "The Hurt Locker," "The Maid," "The Messenger," "Racing Dreams," "The Reckoning," "Still Walking" and "The Way We Get By."
Opening night film "Souls" will be released by Samuel Goldwyn Films on August 7.