"Aruba to hold first film fest in June
Inaugural AIFF will showcase between 20 and 30 films
By Gregg Kilday
Jan 20, 2010, 07:36 PM ET
The island nation of Aruba will host the first Aruba International Film Festival from June 4-10.
Backed by government funding and sponsor donations, AIFF is being organized by the local film production company Aruba Film Productions.
Italian film producer Giuseppe Cioccarelli and Jonathan Vieira, a filmmaker and musician from Aruba, will serve as producers of the fest. Claudio Masenza serves as artistic director.
The inaugural festival is planning to showcase between 20 and 30 films.
The AIFF hub will be located in the Paseo Herencia Entertainment Center in the Palm Beach area of the island."