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Piff! and the packet landed exactly as it was intended, on the corn husk mat in front of the screen door.
Further, PiFF presented awards to mainstream Pakistani films released over the last two years.
Other films that will be screened at PIFF include Dear Zindagi, Ankhon Dekhi, Hindi Medium, Kadvi Hawa, Nil Battey Sannata, Songs Of The Scorpions and Marathi movie Sairat.
According to a press release issued here, the festival will comprise film premieres and special screenings in the categories of feature-length films, documentaries and short films."The PIFF management is inviting the overseas delegates of filmmakers, artists and professionals, and expects many renowned names to grace the festival," said the press release.
Piff, the creation of John van der Put, has been on a rollercoaster ride since he appeared on Penn & Teller show Fool Us in 2011 and went into overdrive when he was a finalist on America's Got Talent in 2015, earning standing ovations from judges Howard Stern and Heidi Klum.
The festival's organisers plan to make the PIFF a cultural event that film lovers anticipate each year, as they strongly believe that directors and filmmakers who work with very little, have a lot to give.
PIFF's Patty Churchill of Human Resources and Leyna Spaniel of Quality Control came up with the idea of a charity tree so employees could give back to the community, instead of to each other, and they have been blown away by the response.
One of the goals of PIFF was to present new models and business platforms--the Asian Film Market, Asian Cinema Fund and Asian Film Academy were created to support regional films and producers.
The PIFF sees itself as a bridge between the filmmaking industries of East and West, a fact highlighted by the presence this year of some of Hollywood s major players, including Bryan Singer (director of "X-Men" and "The Usual Suspects") and Jon Landau (producer of "Titanic").
The Sesame Street brand consistently performs well, notes Michael Piff, executive vice president of The Village.
Lamaur's Style Natural Reflections is positioned in the middle of the natural hair care segment, according to vice president of trade marketing Michael Piff. The products are intended to sit on store shelves next to the premium natural brands and are packaged to look like them, but sell for about $1.90 rather than $3, he says.
Florida consumers will benefit, and the insurance market will be healthier as a result," said Michael Carlson, president of the Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF).