This year will mark the 25th anniversary of the Cinequest Film Festival – Silicon Valley. The event will feature 91 World and U.S. film premieres along with an impressive mix of film artists and technology innovators.
Also among the highlights of the 2015 Cinequest Film Festival will be the Maverick Spirit Award events with renowned actor Rosario Dawson and directing legend John Boorman, and a new Future of Film Showcase.
The dates for this year’s Cinequest Film Festival 25 are February 24 – March 8th, 2015. Here is a quick rundown of a few of the highlights of the event.
Everything kicks off with the Opening Night Screening and Celebration on February 24, at 7:15 p.m. at the majestic California Theatre, with Batkid Begins, director Dana Nachman’s powerful documentary, chronicling the amazing response to a young cancer patient’s desire to be the super hero for just one day, who “saves” San Francisco.
The Maverick Spirit Award Events which recognize bold, visionary, and creative forces-the finest in the worlds of Silicon Valley innovation and the film arts will go to actor Rosario Dawson and director John Boorman this year.
The festival will close on the evening of March 8 at 6 p.m. with a rousing evening of cinematic delight, followed by a “blow-out bash.”