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Las Vegas Weekly contributor Julie Seabaugh joins Josh to wrap up the 2009 CineVegas film festival, including award winners, local films and festival highlights.

Podcast: Wrapping up CineVegas

June 17th, 2009

Las Vegas Weekly contributor Julie Seabaugh joins Josh to wrap up the 2009 CineVegas film festival, including award winners, local films and festival highlights.

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    CineVegas 2009 wrapped up last night with girls on rollerskates, a drive-in and a filmmaker family reunion in the heart of Las Vegas.

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    Willem Dafoe clocked his first visit to Las Vegas yesterday for the 11th Annual CineVegas Film Festival where he received the Vanguard Actor Award.

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    “Obama is a person that’s influenced by Marxists,” Jon Voight said on the red carpet before the CineVegas Honorees Reception. “We’re going to have to ...

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    A tiger, an old lady, Jon Voight and the MGM Grand...

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    “Jenna, Can I give you a sensual massage? Then I will talk about Jesus,” Found magazine creator Davy Rothbart reads from a note found on ...

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    When trying to attract attention for your film at CineVegas, sometimes you just have to stage a red carpet wedding. Objections, anyone?

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    Local film "Thor at the Bus Stop" showcased not only the talents of filmmaking brothers Jerry and Mike Thompson but also the talents of local ...

  • Fine Art

    It’s virtually impossible not to think of Joseph Conrad’s "Heart of Darkness" while watching "Sea of Darkness," a CineVegas documentary that chronicles the lives and ...

  • Cinevegas 08

    It’s no news flash that post-screening Q&A panels can be hit-and-miss, but put a reluctant, salty star on the phone and we're all ears.

  • Cinevegas 08

    “I’m sick of customers asking me for drugs!” whined a tan, blonde stripper in a grating, high-pitched voice to a fellow dancer.

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    After CineVegas' Jackpot Premieres party at Lavo, I can say I got quasi-hit-on by Jack Nicholson. How’s that for bragging rights?

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    The first night of CineVegas is like a high school reunion, but when the hangover kicks in the festival is just getting started.

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