Tuesday, February 14, 2012

BIFF NEWS FLASH: Legend PAM GRIER to attend "Jackie Brown" screening Saturday at IFS!

We are so happy to announce that acting legend PAM GRIER will be attending the Boulder International Film Festival this year, courtesy of the fine folks at the International Film Series! This special event is FREE FOR ALL CU STUDENTS!

This pioneering performer, sometimes referred to as American film's first female action hero, starred in a groundbreaking series of films such as "Coffy," "Foxy Brown" and "Sheba, Baby," portraying tough, sexy, three-dimensional characters who held their own in a white- and male-dominated society.

In 1997, she received her long-overdue tribute in Quentin Tarentino's "Jackie Brown," and since has gone on to triumph in numerous roles in film and on television. She will be at the Saturday, Feb. 18 screening of "Jackie Brown" at the International Film Series on the CU campus at 7 p.m. (for full details, see the Miramax press release, reproduced below).

IFS director Pablo Kjolseth hosts the evening, and will elad a Q & A with Ms. Grier following the film. This event will be LIVE-STREAMED via Facebook ( and, innovatively allowing viewers to pose real-time questions to Grier during the event.

Don't miss this one-of-a-kind evening with a one-of-a-kind performer! See you there!

Pam Grier, Star of Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown, to Attend Hit Film Screening at C.U. Boulder and Participate in Q&A

BOULDER, CO – University of Colorado Boulder International Film Series (IFS) is proud to announce that on Saturday, February 18th, the IFS will join forces with the Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) and the Miramax College Tour to bring PAM GRIER, star of Quentin
Tarantino’s JACKIE BROWN, to the C.U. Boulder campus for a Q&A following an exclusive 7 p.m. screening of the hit Miramax film in 35 mm. The screening at C.U. Boulder will be the second stop for the Miramax College Tour — a distinctive screening series hosted by Miramax, a worldwide film and television studio, taking place at colleges and universities across the U.S. Each event in the series features affiliated talent or industry professionals in unique Q&A sessions following each screening.

Ms. Grier’s performance in JACKIE BROWN – which Tarantino tailor-made with Ms. Grier in mind – earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress.

The Q&A will be moderated by IFS Director, Pablo Kjolseth, and will be open to questions from the audience. Representing Miramax at the event will be Tommy Moreno, SVP, Head of Operations for the Company. Additionally, Miramax will host a live stream of the Q&A on Facebook via TinyChat at and — allowing viewers to chat their questions for Ms. Grier directly to the moderator in real-time.

In anticipation of this event, four additional Tarantino films from the Miramax archives – Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, and Kill Bill Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 – will screen as part of IFS offering Feb. 15 – 19. These screenings will be free for all C.U. Boulder students, otherwise the standard $7 General Admission will apply. For a complete schedule, please go to

The JACKIE BROWN screening will take place at 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 18th at C.U. Boulder’s Muenzinger Auditorium, just west of the Folsom Football stadium. The Q&A with Ms. Grier will begin promptly after the screening.

About International Film Series (IFS)
Established in 1941, the IFS is Boulder’s first arthouse film series, screening over 100 independent and foreign films every year. Screenings are held in the Muenzinger Auditorium on the C.U. Boulder campus, a 400-seat venue located west of Folsom Stadium. For more information please visit

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