10th annual Dam Short Film Festival to screen “Validation” again

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The Dam Short Film Festival in Boulder City, NV will be screening Validation again this weekend as part of a series of retrospectives they’re holding for the 10th anniversary of the festival;  Validation won Best Comedy and Audience Award-runner up in 2008.  For those local, Validation screens Saturday, Feb. 15th at 3:30 PM in “Retrospective B: 10 Years of Comedy” …

“Shuffle” wins audience award at Santa Cruz, opens Phoenix Comicon

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Shuffle won the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature Saturday night at the Santa Cruz Film Festival, bringing its tally to 8 awards in the past 11 weeks!  And this Thursday night, May 24th at 6:30 PM, Shuffle returns to Phoenix, where it will open the Phoenix Comicon;  Kurt will be in attendance.  Click here for details.

“Shuffle” wins Best Picture, Director at Phoenix Film Festival

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Following multiple sold-out shows this weekend, Shuffle took the prizes for Best Picture and Best Director (Kurt Kuenne) at the Phoenix Film Festival on Sunday night!  Because of this, two more screenings have been added this week: Tuesday, 4/3 at 7:10 PMThursday, 4/5 at 5:10 PMHarkins Scottsdale 101 Theatres7000 E. Mayo Blvd.Phoenix, AZ 85054

“Shuffle” wins Best Picture at Garden State

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Shuffle opened the Garden State Film Festival on Friday night before an enormous crowd at the historic 1600 seat Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, NJ, then went on to win the prize for Best Narrative Feature on closing night of the festival!  It also played to sold out crowds this weekend at the Cleveland International Film Festival as part of …

Kurt to receive retrospective and Director’s Spotlight Award in Cleveland

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Kurt is being honored this weekend with the Director’s Spotlight Award at the Cleveland International Film Festival, where they will be showing a retrospective of his work around Shuffle.  Previous recipients of the Director’s Spotlight Award include John Sayles, Todd Solondz and Frieda Lee Mock.   His films screening are Shuffle (2011), Dear Zachary (2008), Drive-In Movie Memories (2001, preceded by Rent-A-Person, Validation, Slow and The Phone …