Holidays365 Film Festival Summer Edition Starts Saturday
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Relax and Watch Holiday Films in the Comfort of Your Own Home

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. - eMusicWire -- Cool off this summer by chilling in the air-conditioned comfort of your home with family, friends and great films from the Holidays365 International Film Festival™ (Holidays365). Grab the popcorn and enjoy festive reels running Saturday, June 25 through Tuesday, July 5, 2022. Our Summer edition features 40 films online via the festival website available 24/7 for the entire 11-day festival.

Holidays365 is proud to present one film produced by a filmmaker with disabilities and another by a kid under 14 years old. Ten films are created by first-time filmmakers and 26 by female filmmakers (directors, writers, and producers) of which 15 are female directors. Half are international films from 14 countries: Australia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, England, France, Greece, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, Serbia, Spain and Turkey.

One third of our Official Selections won awards or received nominations from prestigious Oscar® and BAFTA Qualifying film festivals, while 16 received critical acclaim. Several films feature celebrities:
  • BILL MURRAY LOST IN BERLINALE:  Bill Murray (Lost in Translation, Groundhog Day)
  • COMING OUT WITH THE HELP OF A TIME MACHINE:  Karan Soni (Deadpool, Four Samosas, 7 Days, Safety Not Guaranteed)
  • LINCOLN IS CRYING:  Narrated by David Pasquesi (Veep)
  • EMILY THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL:  Voice talent by David Bradley (Harry Potter franchise, Game of Thrones) and Lesley Joseph (Birds of a Feather)
  • THIS IS ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS:  Sir Earl Toon (Music Artist)
Get a sneak peak of the feature animation, "Emily The Little Match Girl."

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A modern adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairytale, this musical production features Emily, who works in a match factory and embarks on a magical journey during Christmastime.  A 25-year passion project brought to life by producer, writer, director, and composer Matthew Hickinbottom, who began his career writing music for children's television (Disney, CITV).

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Full Festival Passes may be purchased online for $40 and individual movie tickets are $5. Discounts for military, seniors and students.

Holidays365 International Film Festival™ was created to inspire, celebrate and unite people around the world through holiday films. Viewers can experience an array of cultures and traditions while enjoying goodwill all throughout the year, not merely during the holiday season. Make every day a holiday!

"It's truly heartening to receive submissions from a wide pool of filmmakers, many of whom are internationally acclaimed, some budding professionals and even kid filmmakers. It goes to show how holidays really do bring people together, and that's what we're all about," said Kripa Koshy, Film Festival Content Director of Holidays365 International Film Festival.

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