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Golden Door International Film Festival Gala Kick Off Party Photos by Steve A. Mack

©2014-steveamack.com - 05On Tuesday, September 16th the GDIFF launched its 2014 Kick -Off Party at the Loew’s Jersey City on Journal Square.

The night included Fashion guru Tommy Hilfiger, acclaimed actor Paul Sorvino and host of other film producers, actors, writers many who have submitted films to this years 2014 festival.

Actor and founder of the GDIFF Bill Sorvino hosted the event introducing Hilfiger.

Our photographer Steve A Mack took all the photos in this post.

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Radhaa Nilia Productions Presents “Hope Cafe” On October 11th at Golden Door International Film Festival of New Jersey.

Actress, Producer, Director and Indie Filmmaker Radhaa Nilia on the Red Carpet Opening Nigh of the  Golden Door International Film Festival on Thursday evening, October 10th
Actress, Producer, Director and Indie Filmmaker Radhaa Nilia on the Red Carpet Opening Nigh of the Golden Door International Film Festival on Thursday evening, October 10th

NEW JERSEY, NEW JERSEY- Actress, Producer, Director and Indie Filmmaker Radhaa Nilia has been accepted to present her film “Hope Cafe” the movie at the Golden Door International Film Festival of New Jersey on October 11th at 5:30 PM at the Panepinto Galleries. The film stars actors Noel Gugliemi, Radhaa Nilia, F. Valentino Morales and Mindy Tiry.

“It is an honor to be considered for the Women in Film-Alice Guy Blache Award. To have been invited to take part of and celebrate my film Hope Cafe, it’s really exciting! Alice Guy Blanche was not only considered the first female narrative film director, but also thought to be the first director of either gender.” says Radhaa Nilia, Owner and Founder of Radhaa Nilia Productions who will be at the festival to meet and greet attendees.  Purchase tickets for Hope Cafe:

http://goldendoor.festivalgenius.com/2013/films/hopecafe_goldendoor2013

For full festival events: http://goldendoorfilmfestival.org

Purchase your copy of Hope Cafe: www.radhaaniliaproductions.com

Film will be screening at 5:30 pm on Friday, October 11th, 2013


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Golden Door International Film Festival-And the Winners are…


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All photos by Steveamack.com                                   

By River View Observer Staff

On Sunday evening October 16th at the grand finale of the four day Golden Door International Film Festival held at the Loew’s Theater and other venues within Jersey City from October 13th to October 16th, 2011 the winners were announced at the Loew’s theater for the people and films nominated for this first ever Jersey City  film festival.

In attendance was actor Paul Sorvino, uncle to Bill Sorvino Executive Director of the GDIFF,  also in the audience, Jersey City resident and Film Director Leon Gast; Oscar winner for “When We Were Kings,” the 1997 Academy Award–  nominated documentary about Muhammad Ali,  both Sorvino and Gast were awarded Lifetime Achievement Awards by the GDIFF  at Sunday nights finale gala.

Talented actor and painter Federico Castelluccio attended (Acting credits include:The Sopranos, Made, and other films) Castelluccio  won for Best Director and Male Actor of a Short for “Lilly of the Feast”.

Earlier in the day the film “Proud” was shown the true story about the men of the USS Mason which focused on the meritorious service of the USS Mason (DE-529) of World War II, the first US Navy ship with a predominantly African American crew, and how three of the men were finally honored in January 1994 for their meritorious service.                             See more photos and winners Continue reading Golden Door International Film Festival-And the Winners are…

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Jersey City’s GOLDEN DOOR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Launched!


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 Actors Paul Sorvino, Federico Castelluccio, Director Leon Gast, Festival Director Bill Sorvino and others in attendance

Famed Actor Paul Sorvino and his nephew Golden Door International Film Director;  Bill Sorvino pictured at the Saturday, October 1st Cocktail Launch Party.
Famed Actor Paul Sorvino and his nephew Bill Sorvino; Festival Director of the Golden Door International Film Festival, pictured at the Saturday, October 1st, Cocktail Launch Party.

The Golden Door Film Festival attracted hundreds of supporters Saturday night, October 1,to a Launch Party in the deluxe functions room at 70 Greene St.

Prominent among the attendees were actor Paul Sorvino and Federico Castelluccio, filmmaker. Both luminaries remained accessible for photos and chatted with guests during virtually the entire party. Mr. Sorvino also entertained with his operatic singing.

 

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Organizers of First Annual Golden Door International Film Festival Announce Nominated Films for this Years Festival.


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October 13 to October 16th Multiple theaters in Jersey City
October 13 to October 16th Multiple theaters in Jersey City

At an early morning press conference on Wednesday September 21st, at Bar Majestic in Downtown Jersey City, Bill Sorvino, Festival Director of the Golden Door Film Festival and organizers along with Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy in attendance announced to the public the three day event and all  films nominated at the first film festival to be held in Jersey City from October 13 to October 16th, 2011

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