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Returning to the Palms, LVFF 2018 offers talked-about indie films shorts programs, animation, student films, parties and more.

The Las Vegas Film Festival comes back strong

May 31st, 2018

Returning to the Palms, LVFF 2018 offers talked-about indie films shorts programs, animation, student films, parties and more.

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story opens Valleywide on May 25.

  • Movie screens are becoming more like TVs, and robots will serve you frozen yogurt.

  • From Avengers: Infinity War to Incredibles 2, we’ve got you covered during the big screen’s hottest season.

  • “After Rogue One, I have tremendous faith in Disney’s ability to make a prequel story compelling.”

  • A chunk of Donna Tartt’s 2013 best-selling novel The Goldfinch was set in Las Vegas. Now, the book is being turned into a Warner Bros. ...

  • This year’s Nevada Women’s Film Festival feted talented women both in front of and behind the camera.

  • A new season of Las Vegas’ own hit reality show will premiere at 9 p.m. March 30.

  • “I don’t think the church is going to excommunicate me, because that would be a PR nightmare.”

  • The film finds him purchasing a home in Gary, Indiana, that is the site of an alleged demon infestation.

  • Most of the movie’s cast is local, and veteran character actor Lorenzo Lamas plays a military general.

  • “Every little kid wants to be a superhero, and my dream is to see superheroes that represent all.”

  • The people in charge are using their power for good.

  • “There’s a lot of things that you can draw from the experience of just those quiet nights alone with your kid.”

  • T, Tonya, Call Me by Your Name and more.

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