Poppy Jasper International Film Festival

Tuesday, Apr 20, 2021

Online
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

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The Poppy Jasper International Film Festival (PJIFF) runs from Wednesday, April 7 through Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

This year’s Gala celebration will take place on Friday, April 9th with keynote speaker Drew Massey, actor and puppeteer for the Jim Henson Company, known for his work on The Muppets and most recently on The Happytime Murders. Massey also has a new series coming out on Nickelodeon called “The Barbarian and the Troll” set to premiere on April 2nd. The night will also include greetings from this year’s filmmakers from around the world as well as the premiere of the song "Believe" written by GRAMMY Award winner and President of Paramount Worldwide Publishing and Music Randy Spendlove and GRAMMY Award winner Polo Jones. The night will also include a poetry reading by January Handl.

The complete PJIFF line-up includes features from across the globe including Austria’s Return of the Thumb (Die Rückkehr des Daumens) from director Flo Convey, Iran’s One Night in Tehran from director Farhad Najafi, and Germany’s Brian Auger - Life on Tour from director Michael Maschke. The international shorts program will include Rena Dumont’s Hapless Hans (Germany), Florence Bouvy’s Till the End of the World (Netherlands), Jhosimar Vasquez’s The Scorpion's Tale (USA), and Garth Jennings’s Madame (UK).

Schedule:

12:00am: Community Achievement Awards (Free)

Ticket linkshttps://pjiff.eventive.org/welcome

Film Guidehttps://pjiff.eventive.org/schedule

This year, ticketing for the films will be offered online through Eventive

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