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San Antonio Film Festival

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Release Date: 2008-06-18

SAFILM — San Antonio Film Festival (formerly San Antonio Underground Film Festival) runs this weekend at the Instituto Cultural de Mexico in Hemisfair Park, screening 46 independent films from around the globe. The festival’s Grand Prize Winner, Adventures of Power, is directed by Student Academy Award Winner Ari Gold, with original music and songs composed by his brother, Ethan Gold. The film is an epic music-driven comedy about an outcast named Power whose love of the beat sends him on a Pan-American quest to compete in the first-ever air-drum battle. On his journey, he gathers an assortment of outcasts who believe the strange skill could change the world. The complete schedule of films is posted at; multiple screenings each day and seats are limited. $5 daytime screenings, $10 evening screenings, 2-11pm Thursday-Saturday, Noon-9pm Sunday, Instituto Cultural de Mexico, 600 Hemisfair Plaza Way, (210) 977-9004.

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