(THROUGH SEPT. 8) The 11th Annual Burbank International Film Festival (BIFF) will take place September 4th-8that the AMC 16 Theatres in Downtown Burbank. BIFF will screen over 185 films from around the world in five days in over 20 different categories including a new short film category with LGBTQ stories, themes and characters.
Opening Night will begin with celebrity arrivals, media red carpet and the World Premiere of the documentary film Stallone: Frank, That Is. The film stars Frank Stallone and is about his life as a guitarist, singer, actor and Golden Globe and Grammy-nominatedsongwriter. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Frank Stallone and the filmmakers.A Gala Reception at Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant will immediately follow the screening. Though the Gala is already sold out, tickets to the Premiere screening are still available. www.itsmyseat.com/BIFF
The festival will conclude with the Closing Night Dinner and Gala Awards Show at the Burbank Airport Marriott Convention Center. The semi-formal, star-studded event will honor Actress Marion Ross with the prestigious Garry Marshall Spirit Award. Marion is well known as Mrs. Cunningham from Happy Days. She was also in the show Brooklyn Bridge as Sophie Berger, as well as making appearances on The Drew Carey Show andGilmore Girls and many others.