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2nd Annual Las Vegas Film Festival To Screen Diverse Films April 9-12

The Las Vegas Film Festival is set to convene its sophomore showcase of more than 100 international and American films and documentaries this April 9-12. The four-day event, which began in 2008 as a vehicle for independent cinematic art, will be held at the Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel resort.

In its first year, the festival quickly established itself as an important portal for local, national and foreign filmmaking talent as well as a pivotal event for the growing Las Vegas arts community. This year's event will feature exclusive premiers, red-carpet festivities, panel discussions, a screenplay competition, a Nevada filmmakers showcase and an awards ceremony.

Noteworthy films to be highlighted include the documentary "Prom Night in Mississippi," featuring AcademyAward®-winning actor Morgan Freeman and a feature film starring "Twilight's" Robert Pattinson titled "How To Be". The documentaries "Summerhood" and "So Right So Smart", with narration by John Cusack and Daryl Hannah respectively, and
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Fresh Release: Just Buried

Written and directed by Chaz Thorne, Just Buried is a Canadian macabre comedy about Oliver Whynacht (Jay Baruchel - Knocked Up, Tropic Thunder), who inherits a funeral home from his father whom he never knew too well. The only problem is nobody passed away in the town for almost a year and whoever dies is picked up by a rival home whose pushy owner even tries to buy out the struggling business. With the help of beautifful mortician Roberta (Rose Byrne - Briseis from Troy), bodies soon start appearing all over the county, bringing new bodies for the funeral home almost every week. How long can the couple keep up the game before finally uncovers their scheme or their relationship crumbles?

Just Buried is the first commercially released score of composer Darren Fung, who provides a quirky underscore for the macabre fun. Darren was kind enough to answer some questions on Just Buried,
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