Slamdance Fest announces 2008 lineup
Next month’s Slamdance Film Festival will kick off with the world premiere of Real Time, written and directed by Randall Cole and starring Randy Quaid and Jay Baruchel. It is a comedic drama about a compulsive gambler who is given one hour to live by a hitman. Some 1,200 films were submitted, and the 29 feature selections were announced on Wednesday (Dec. 5). The 14th Annual Slamdance Fest runs Jan. 17-25, concurrent with Sundance. All feature film submissions must be from first-time directors and have budgets under $1 million to be eligible for consideration. For a complete list of selections, visit the Slamdance website.