Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel
Depression-born Roger Corman, one of the pre-digital age’s masters of making shoestring budget films, is the topic of Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel. Giving audiences angry teens, topless babes, and shlocky creatures in costumes that could have been built in a high school shop class, Corman has produced more than 550 movies and directed 50, including the original Little Shop of Horrors (1960), the first Peter Fonda/Dennis Hopper motorcycle journey The Trip (1967), and Piranha (1978).
Total Running Time: 95 minutes
When & Where
Palo Alto International Film Festival
The Palo Alto Int'l Film Festival (PAIFF) is a technology focused Festival that celebrates artists and innovators through Film, Interactive, Workshops, Talks, Music, and Awards programs.
PAIFF 2012, September 27-30, takes place in downtown Palo Alto, the birthplace of moving pictures, with venues including Landmark’s Aquarius Theater, TalentHouse, Cinemark’s Palo Alto Square, and the Garden Court Hotel. The TechCU Festival Village on High Street will include an outdoor theater, music stage, VIP lounge, and box office, where free music and movies will be presented each afternoon and evening.
PAIFF partners include Variety and The Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences in addition to corporate sponsors like TechCU, Technicolor and Kaazing.
The Film program includes a children's program and over 75 short and feature length films. The Talks program brings together luminaries from the film, media and tech communities. PAIFF also offers a range of workshops with something for everyone, from amateurs to professionals.