Films, Stars, Parties, Red Carpets — Here’s Your CineVegas Planner

Las Vegas’s film fest is here and brings Steve Buscemi, Wim Wenders, Willem Dafoe, Sarah Silverman and other stars. Here’s our video run-through of CineVegas — and below, the official full schedule of red carpets and parties.

 

CINEVEGAS 2009 RED CARPET EVENTS
(Content from CineVegas; ticket packages are here; individual tickets and movie schedule are here.)

Wed, June 10: Opening Night, SAINT JOHN OF LAS VEGAS
6:00pm Arrivals / 7:30pm Screening
Location: Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, CHI Theater

Confirmed talent: Stars Sarah Silverman, Romany Malco, Jesse Garcia; Festival executives Dennis Hopper (Chairman of the Creative Advisory Board), Robin Greenspun (President), Danny Greenspun, and Trevor Groth (Artistic Director); Johnny Brenden, Frank Marino, Carrot Top, Miss Nevada USA Georgina Vaughan; and additional talent TBA

Thurs, June 11: IMPOLEX
12 noon Arrivals / 12:30pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Stars Anna Bak-Kvapil; Director Alex Ross Perry; Producer Designer Sean Williams

SHORTS PROGRAM ONE
12:30pm Arrivals / 1:00pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

ACTING FOR THE CAMERA
Confirmed talent: Director Justin Nowell; Producer Todd Barnes

COUNTERTRANSFERENCE
Confirmed talent: Star Susan Ziegler; Director Madeleine Olnek; Line Producers Robert Chang and Laura Terruso

THE FEAST OF STEPHEN
Confirmed talent: Director/Actor James Franco

TEN: THIRTYONE
Confirmed talent: Stars Peggy Pope, Eleonore Hendricks, Paul Ben Victor, Susanne DiDonna, Gabe Fazio and Rock Kohli; Director Lev Gorn

VEGAS: BASED ON A TRUE STORY
2:30pm Arrivals / 3:00pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Star Walt Turner; Director Amir Naderi

BEETLE QUEEN CONQUERS TOKYO
3:30pm Arrivals / 4:00pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Director Jessica Oreck

BEAUTIFUL DARLING
4:30pm Arrivals / 5:00pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Director James Rasin

REDLAND
5:30pm Arrivals / 6:00pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Stars Lucy Adden, Toben Seymour, Mark Aaron, Kathan Fors; Director Asiel Norton

THE SQUARE
6:30pm Arrivals / 7:00pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Director Nash Edgerton

ALL IN: THE POKER MOVIE
7:00pm Arrivals / 7:30pm Screening
Brenden Theatres
 
Confirmed talent: Director Douglas Tirola;
Celebrity Poker Stars TBA
 
DAYLIGHT
8:00pm Arrivals / 8:30pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Stars Alexandra Meierhans, Ivan Martin, Michael Godere, Aidan Redmond; Director: David Barker; Actor Sam Rockwell

WINNEBAGO MAN
9:00pm Arrivals / 9:30pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Director Ben Steinbauer

BLACK DYNAMITE
9:30pm Arrivals / 10:00pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Star Michael Jai White, Jimmy Walker, Jr.; Director Scott Sanders

THE REVENANT
11:00pm Arrivals / 11:30pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Stars Chris Wylde, David Anders, Louisse Griffiths, Jacy King; Director Kerry Prior

Fri, June 12: SHORTS PROGRAM TWO
10:00am Arrivals / 10:30am Screening
Brenden Theatres

MY MOM SMOKES WEED
Confirmed talent: Star Nate Rubin; Director Clay Liford; Producer Yen Tan; Producer Susan Wright; Associate Producer Adam Donaghey

SHORT TERM 12
Confirmed talent: Stars Brad Henke, Tania Verafield, Adam Shapiro

UPRUSH
Confirmed talent: Director Kim Hall

THE YOUNG AND EVIL
Confirmed talent: Star Vaughn Lowery; Director Julian Breece; Producer Aaliyah Williams

HARMONY AND ME
2:30pm Arrivals / 3:00pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Star Kristen Tucker, Nick Offerman; Director Robert Byington

EASIER WITH PRACTICE
3:00pm Arrivals / 3:30pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Stars Brian Geraghty and Kel O’Neil; Director Kyle Patrick Alvarez

IT CAME FROM KUCHAR
3:15pm Arrivals / 3:45pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Stars George and Mike Kuchar: Director Jennifer Kroot
 
SEA OF DARKNESS
5:00pm Arrivals / 5:30pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Director Michael Oblowitz

PATRIOTVILLE
5:30pm Arrivals / 6:00pm Screening
Brenden Theatres
 
Confirmed talent: Star Nick Offerman; Director Talmage Cooley

500 DAYS OF SUMMER
7:30pm Arrivals / 8:00pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Star Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Director Marc Webb

ETIENNE!
8:00pm Arrivals / 8:30pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Stars Richard Vallejos, Megan Harvey, Molly Livingston, Courtney Halverson, Rinalda Caduff, Jeremiah Turner; Director Jeff Mizushima

STINGRAY SAM
8:30pm Arrivals / 9:00pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Star/Director Cory McAbee

RAIN NIGHTCLUB – EVENING PARTY
Arrivals – 8:30pm – 9:30pm
Rain Nightclub hallway

Confirmed talent: Nick Offerman

Sat, June 13: NEVADA FILMMAKING SHORTS
9:30am Arrivals / 10:00am Screening
Brenden Theatres

PATH
Confirmed talent: Writer/Director E.S. Frushtick; Executive Producer Bill Frushtick

THE SECRET LIFE OF ORANGE TRAFFIC CONE ASSASSINS
Confirmed talent: George Livingston; JT Gurzi; Director Anthony Maranville

ASYLUM SEEKERS
3:00pm Arrivals / 3:30pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Stars Judith Hawkings, Pepper Binkley and Daniel Irizarry; Director Rania Ajami

THOR AT THE BUS STOP
5:00pm Arrivals / 5:30pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Directors Jerry and Mike Thompson

GODSPEED
5:30pm Arrivals / 6:00pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Stars Joseph Mckelheer, Cory Knauf, Courtney Halverson, Jessie Ward and Ed Lauter; Director Robert Saitzyk

YOUTH KNOWS NO PAIN
6:00pm Arrivals / 6:30pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Director Mitch McCabe

THE TRANSFORMATION OF GENESIS P-ORRIDGE
(Precedes YOUTH KNOWS NO PAIN)

Confirmed talent: Directors Kel O’Neill and Eline Jongsma

HUMPDAY
7:30pm Arrivals / 8:00pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Star Joshua Leonard

MERCY
8:00pm Arrivals / 8:30pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Stars Scott Caan, Wendy Glenn, Alexie Gilmore, James Caan, John Boyd; Director: Patrick Hoelck

MODUS OPERANDI
8:30pm Arrivals / 9:00pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Stars Randy Russell, Danny Trejo, Michael Sottile, Barry Poltermann, Nikki Johnson, Mark Borchardt, Robert Glenn Jones; Director Frankie Latina

Sun, June 14: WHERE DA GIRLS AT: CINEVEGAS CLUBHOUSE
9:30am Arrivals / 10:00am Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas; Dennis Hopper (Chairman of the Creative Advisory Board); Johnny Brenden

HONOREES RECEPTION
3:30pm Check-in / 4:00pm Arrivals / 5:00pm Reception
Rain Nightclub hallway

Confirmed talent: Honorees Jon Voight, Willem Dafoe, George Kuchar, Mike Kuchar, Jenova Chen and Kellee Santiago; Festival executives Dennis Hopper (Chairman of the Creative Advisory Board), Robin Greenspun (President), Danny Greenspun, and Trevor Groth (Artistic Director); Johnny Brenden

WORLD’S GREATEST DAD
7:00pm Arrivals / 7:30pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Director Bobcat Goldthwait

PALERMO SHOOTING
7:30pm Arrivals / 8:00pm Screening
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Star Dennis Hopper; Director Wim Wenders

Mon, June 15 BRENDEN CELEBRITY STAR PRESENTATION
6:00pm Check-in / 6:30pm Event
Brenden Theatres

Confirmed talent: Brenden Celebrity Star recipient Robin Leach; Johnny Brenden
 

CineVegas 2009 Special Events Schedule
(Content from CineVegas; these parties are available if you buy certain ticket packages)

Wednesday, June 10 Day 1 of 6

9:30pm-2:00am OPENING NIGHT PARTY @ PRIVÉ inside Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino
Presented by Stella Artois

Thursday, June 11 Day 2 of 6

4:30pm—6:30pm Filmmaker Reception @ ghostbar inside Palms Casino Resort
Sponsored by Netflix

9:00pm-11:00pm Jackpot Premieres Party @ LAVO inside Palazzo Resort and Casino
Presented by Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Bureau

10:00pm-11: 00pm The Lounge @ Palms Casino Resort (Separate ticketed event – Please ask press office about tickets)
Watts and Volts Drawings and painted cells interact with handmade puppets. Characters range between everyday people around him, drinking, dreaming and trying to get everything out of life, to Beethoven, also trying to triumph over time. Narrated with Brent Green’s own voice, the stories come alive with a singer/songwriter feel. This is modern American folklore, scaring kids at the campfire, handing down morality through myths.

Midnight-1:00am The Lounge @ Palms Casino Resort (Separate ticketed event – Please ask press office about tickets)
FOUND Magazine’s Denim & Diamond’s Tour 2009 Simply put, FOUND Magazine collects stuff . . . like all kinds of stuff. The “one’s man trash is another man’s treasure” kind of stuff: notes, napkins, love letters, ticket stubs, anything that can tell you about another person’s life. Davy and Peter Rothbart, will read and unleash new songs based on FOUND NOTES for all to celebrate. With a surprise accompaniment, these two will show you that the greatest stories are the ones that people lose or throw away.

11:00pm-Onward Evening @ Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club

Friday, June 12 Day 3 of 6
 
 4:00pm-6:00pm Happy Hour @ CVHQ inside the Key West Room at Palms Casino Resort
Presented by High Society Spirits
Join us at CineVegas Headquarters for signature cocktails and live entertainment by Walt Turner from the film Vegas: Based on a True Story as Billy Idol.

9:00pm-11:00pm Party at the Palms Pool, Palms Casino Resort
Presented by Grand Canyon Skywalk
Lush landscaping and a stylish design bring sophistication to this adults-only party haven. Featuring a live concert by Happy Hollows as heard in the film Etienne!

10pm-Onwards Rain Nightclub featuring DJ AM, Palms Casino Resort
Rain is a multi-sensory nightclub with an elevated dance floor, water fountains and spectacular effects. Guests can gain access to Rain and enjoy one of the most sought after DJ’s, DJ AM. Doors open at 10pm with DJ AM on stage at midnight.
Cash bar only.

Saturday, June 13 Day 4 of 6

4:00pm-6:00pm Happy Hour @ CVHQ inside the Key West Room at Palms Casino Resort
Get your buzz on at CineVegas Headquarters with signature cocktails and live entertainment by local bands, A Crowd of Small Adventures and Hungry Cloud as heard in the film THOR at the Bus Stop.

9:00pm-11:00pm Yellow Submarine Dive-In Movie @ Mandalay Bay Beach, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
Presented by The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil
The world-famous Mandalay Bay Beach is the top rated pool in Las Vegas and offers the ultimate in aquatic relaxation. Take a
dip in the pool or enjoy a CineVegas signature cocktail on the sandy beach while watching a rare screening of the animation classic Yellow Submarine. This film is the glorious visual and musical adventure that has gained notoriety for it’s representation of the 60s psychedelic era. Appropriately bizarre, the somewhat quizzical story tells of the music-hating Blue Meanies that turn the good people of Pepperland into statues. Naturally, it’s up Ringo, George, Paul and John to save the day, all while traveling in a yellow submarine and getting into all types of far out fun.

11:00pm-2:00am Moorea Beach Club, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
Presented by Cirque du Soleil
Following the Dive-In screening, join us at Moorea Beach Club, an upscale, European-style pool experience with a South Beach vibe.

Sunday, June 14 Day 5 of 6

11:00am-1:00pm Bloody Brunch @ CVHQ inside the Key West Room at Palms Casino Resort
Join us at the CineVegas Headquarters for delicious brunch, signature cocktails and live entertainment.

5:00pm-7:00pm Filmmakers & Honoree Awards Ceremony & Reception @ Rain inside Palms Casino Resort
Presented by Southwest Airlines and Tiffany & Co.
Enjoy signature cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while mingling with filmmakers and honorees as they receive awards for their exceptional achievements.

9:00pm-11:00pm Closing Night Party @ Playboy Club inside the Fantasy Tower at Palms Casino Resort
Presented by N9NE Group
Enjoy signature cocktails at the exquisite Playboy Club, located near the top of the Palms Fantasy Tower. This one-of-a-kind club offers stunning views of the Las Vegas strip and opulent lounging and gaming.

Monday, June 15 Day 6 of 6

9:00pm-10:00pm CineVegas Drive-In @ Fremont Street & 3rd Street
Surrounded by legendary casinos, Fremont Street is vintage Vegas. A drive-in will be re-created on 3rd Street in the heart of downtown.

10:30pm-12:00am Vintage Vegas Party @ Sidebar—Present your Drive-In movie ticket for admission to Sidebar.
Sidebar offers a classic atmosphere, set in the heart of vintage downtown Las Vegas. Serving classic or contemporary cocktails made with the finest liquors and fresh seasonal fruits, Sidebar offers something for everyone, including a fine selection of cigars and imported cigarettes and is the perfect place to meet your friends for Happy Hour.
 

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