23 March 2014 9:42 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

With the Sundance Film Festival and South by Southwest in the rearview mirror, you might think that the western half of the country has no other film-festival representation for the next few months. Ah, but you’d be wrong; now in its 14th year, the Phoenix Film Festival is coming up in merely a couple weeks, beginning its eight days of screenings, seminars, events, and more, on Thursday, April 3. In advance of the festival, I spoke with Jason Carney, Executive Director of the Phoenix Film Foundation, about this year’s opening and closing films, its teenage-focused educational seminars, and everything in between.

Q: Is there an overriding theme to this year’s slate of films at the Phoenix Film Festival? If so, what is it?

A: There really isn’t a theme to our programming this year, or really ever. We try to program the best quality and variety of »

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