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Fairuza hosts Starz Cinema World Television Premiere Week

As kindly reported by forum user extraordinaire ultradamno, our very own ‘Ru is hosting an all day marathon of never before shown movies from several big film festivals. More information as follows:

Starz Cinema World Television Premiere Week: On Starz Cinema — If you can’t stand the heat, join actress Fairuza Balk (“Almost Famous,” “American History X”) as she hosts a day-long marathon of world television premieres starting at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 29th. The films have appeared in film festivals such as Cannes, Toronto, New York, Telluride and Sundance, but have never been shown on television until now. The week of world television premieres begins airing at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday July 23, culminating in the marathon on the 29th. From the channel with the best and newest in art-house cinema, don’t miss your chance to see these films for the first time on television: “2046” which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, “Ladies in Lavender” featured at the Toronto Film Festival, “Saraband” which premiered at the New York Film Festival, “The Best of Youth” featured in the Telluride Festival, “Pretty Persuasion” and “November,” which both had their debut at the Sundance Film Festival.

Even more information can be found here.

Interview: Don’t Knock The Balk

Fairuza talking about her long awaited comeback to the big screen:

“I just try to do things that I think will be good, it’s that simple,” Balk revealed in January at the Sundance Film Festival where Don’t Come Knocking screened prior to its U.S. theatrical release. “When I’m an old lady and I look back at my life, not just my work, but my life, I want to say, ‘Good, I did do the best that I could and I tried to make decisions for the right reasons.'”

Be sure to read the article over at reel.com.