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The future of the Guild theater - volunteers needed - Fellow film fans, the next few months will bring dramatic change to one of our 'home base' movie theaters, the Guild in Menlo Park. Under a proposal favored by the Menlo Park City Council, the philantropic Peninsu Stefan Feb 18, 2018 11:14 AM
Reminder ... we're looking for Oscar party hosts! - Hello, everyone ... I just wanted to send out a quick reminder ... we're looking for hosts for this year's Oscar parties! If you have a little bit of space and a TV, please consider inviting a few fellow film fans over for a fun evening. It's n Stefan Feb 3, 2018 1:55 PM
We want YOU to host an Oscar party!! - Dear fellow film fans, with the 2018  Oscar nominees just out (and a very interesting mix of inclusions and omissions it is) and the Academy Awards show a little more than 4 weeks away, it's time for us to plan our  Oscar Stefan Jan 31, 2018 6:41 PM
Please disregard message "Your free trial for Palo Alto Independent Films Group has begun" - Hello everyone, it seems some of you have received a message titled " Your free trial for Palo Alto Independent Films Group has begun" ... Please disregard the message - no member dues are being charged for Stefan Aug 13, 2017 3:35 PM
We're turning 10! And we need you to help us plan the celebration! - Dear indie film fans, this September the Palo Alto Independent Films group turns 10 ... and I still think that calls for a proper celebration :) ! Since I've had very little feedback from my previous email (many thanks to the two of you Stefan Jul 23, 2017 5:38 PM
A cause for celebration! - Dear independent film fans and members of the Palo Alto indie films group ... it's hard to believe, but we're quickly approaching the 10th anniversary of the group :o. It was in September 2007 that Mariam Tariq founded the Palo Alto Ind Stefan Jul 11, 2017 9:14 PM
Oscar parties - spots available - Everyone, with the Oscar's coming up next Sunday we still have a few spots available at one of our traditional Oscar parties. If you're up for a fun time with fellow movie buffs, John still has some spots open at his party in Los Altos: Stefan Feb 20, 2017 10:08 AM
We're celebrating the Oscars 2017! Join us for the parties! - Fellow film fans, the Academy Awards will be handed out in 3 weeks and as usual we use this opportunity to throw some awesome parties! 2017 marks the 9th year that the Palo Alto indie films group is celebrating the Academy Stefan Feb 5, 2017 5:08 PM
Reminder ... we want YOU to host an Oscar party :) - Everyone, don't forget that we're looking for hosts for this year's Oscar parties! (see below) This email also has the correct reply-to, so your reply will go to me directly. Please consider hosting one of the Oscar parties for Stefan Jan 29, 2017 2:42 PM
2017 Oscar parties - call for hosts! - Dear fellow film fans, with the 2017 Oscar nominees just out (La La Land leading the pack with 14 nomintaions) and the Academy Awards show just 4 weeks away, it's time for us to plan our  Oscar parties ! Stefan Jan 26, 2017 2:42 PM
Re: [paloaltoindiefilms] Please help efforts to preserve the Guild! - Kate, This is something our members do anyway and probably doesn't even need special emphasis. If the programming works out we always frequent the Aquarius or the Guild first before looking to other theaters :) Stefan Nov 1, 2016 1:16 AM
Please help efforts to preserve the Guild! - Dear Palo Alto Indie Films group members, more than likely you have followed the stories around some of the independent theaters in and around the Valley in recent month - we almost lost the CineArts in Palo Alto, and did lose the Camera 12 in Stefan Oct 31, 2016 10:02 PM
CineArts staying open for another two years! - Sometimes miracles do happen! I was very skeptical about the future of CineArts but luckily I've been proven wrong :) Cinemark and the property owner have agreed to renew the lease for the Palo Alto CineArts theater for another two years! Stefan Sep 15, 2016 4:39 PM
Camera 12 Cinema in downtown San Jose to shut down - last show tomorrow - After the last second temporary rescue of the CineArts theater in Palo Alto another blow is being dealt to the movie theater landscape in the Bay Area. The Camera 12 Cinema, the only first-run theater in downtown San Jose and home of the Cinequ Stefan Sep 7, 2016 5:56 PM
PA Indie Meetup: BBC names 100 Best Films of 21st Century - Nothing is more likely to start a debate than a debatable list of the "100 Best Films" of whatever. The BBC has just published its list of the 100 Best of the century-to-date (starting in 2000 -- and yes, they know the millennium actually started in 20 Russ Aug 23, 2016 1:45 PM
Re: [paloaltoindiefilms] 100 years in film - represented by the most iconic shot for each year - Thanks, Stefan. Lovely. I have seen them all at various stages of my life. It was like walking down the memories lane. Thank ITdiva Apr 17, 2016 10:43 PM
Re: [paloaltoindiefilms] 100 years in film - represented by the most iconic shot for each year - Thank you . This is wonderful. I emailed these film clips to my professor at the Institute of Western Civilization in Cupertino since they show films also. Thanks. amelia/amy jackson On Sun, Apr 17, 2016 at 2:57 PM, Stefan ameliajackson Apr 17, 2016 9:05 PM
100 years in film - represented by the most iconic shot for each year - Hello fellow film fans ... if you haven't come across it yet, take a few minutes to watch this video: The author takes us on a quick ride through 100 years of film history by virtue of the most iconic Stefan Apr 17, 2016 2:56 PM
Only Yestyerday - Showtime correction - Please note: The showtime for "Only Yesterday" at the Aquarius this Wednesday is 7.25pm. We'll meet no later than 7.15 at the theater. Dinner time is still 6.15 pm at Cafe Epi. I Stefan Mar 14, 2016 9:00 PM
Oscar parties - we still have a few spots available! - Hello everyone, the Oscars are a week out, and we still have a few spots available (but also people on waitlists). So ... if you'd like to enjoy the Oscar celebrations with fellow movie buffs, please consider joining either Stefan Feb 21, 2016 3:11 PM
Oscar parties - there's still room! - Oscar parties 2016 Please join us for one of the Palo Alto indiefilms Oscar parties 2016!! There are still some spots available. If you'd like to get together with fellow film fans to watch Stefan Feb 7, 2016 11:28 AM
Oscar parties 2016 - Fellow film fans, the Oscars are on, and as usual we're going to use this opportunity to celebrate. 2016 marks the 8th year that the Palo Alto indie films group is celebrating the Academy Awards with privately organized parties. Stefan Jan 31, 2016 5:36 PM
Last call - hosts needed for our Oscar parties! - Hello everyone, this is a reminder that we're looking for hosts for our yearly Oscar parties! A few volunteers have stepped up already (thank you so much - you know who you are!) but we could use one or two more. I'm plann Stefan Jan 30, 2016 10:37 AM
Oscar parties 2016 - looking for hosts!! - Dear fellow film fans, t he Academy Awards are 4 weeks away , so, like every year, it's time for us to plan our Oscar parties! The parties over the last years have been very successful and we'll want to carry the tradition on into Stefan Jan 24, 2016 8:11 PM
Attention: SF and East Bay Independent Film Fans in particular (and everybody else too) - A classic movie event just scheduled for Saturday, October 24 in Berkeley -- check it out! Peter.             Peter Oct 21, 2015 11:28 PM
Reminder - Palo Alto Indie Films Event Planning Survey - Hello, a big THANK YOU to everyone who has already taken our little survey and provided us with valuable feedback. If you haven't yet, please consider spending 5 minutes to help us out and take t Stefan Aug 27, 2015 9:09 PM
Your input needed: Palo Alto indie group event planning - Fellow movie fans, We need your help! Please take a few minutes to answer a few questions regarding our meetup group's social events.­ Stefan Aug 23, 2015 4:13 PM
Final chance to make the movie meetup summer party happen!! - Hey everyone --   thanks much to everyone who has already signed up for our summer movie meetup party!! Unfortunately we're not even halfway at our anticipated & required participation level ... only 21 people (apart Stefan Aug 16, 2015 10:28 AM
Movie meetup party reminder - 8/23 - SIGN UP NOW! - Hey everyone, don't forget to sign up for the movie meetup party, on August 23 Stefan Aug 6, 2015 3:03 PM
Sonoma International Film Festival - Fellow film fans, if anyone is planning to go to the Sonoma International Filmfest next week (3/25-3/29) please drop me a note - a fellow member is looking to share accommodations. You can find the film list here: http://w Stefan Mar 18, 2015 7:25 PM
Re: Spring party RSVP's are now open - link to event! - All, I didn't include the link to the event in the reminder ... here it is !   See you on the 21st for the party!! - Stefan   Stefan Mar 7, 2015 1:37 PM
Reminder: Spring party RSVP's are now open! - Hey everyone ... Just a reminder:  RSVPs for our Spring Party,  Sat., March 21 , are now open, and will close on  March 14 . Don't miss out on the fun and Stefan Mar 7, 2015 1:05 PM
Oscar parties 2015 - Hello everyone, here they are - the Palo Alto Independent Films Group Oscar parties 2015! Thank you so much to all the hosts who are volunteering to let fellow film fans into their homes for a party! Before you RSVP Stefan Feb 1, 2015 7:00 PM
REMINDER: We still need a few Oscar hosts ... - Hey everyone, we're slowly getting closer to the Oscar's (how many of the nominees have you seen so far? ...) and we still need a few more hosts for our yearly Oscar parties. A super big THANK YOU to all of you who have volunteered so f Stefan Jan 30, 2015 9:44 PM
Palo Alto indie group Oscar parties - HOSTS WANTED! - Dear fellow film fans, here we are again - the  Oscar 's are upon us pretty soon (on Februar 22nd to be precise) - you've probably seen the nominations. (if you haven't, here's the list:­nees) And of Stefan Jan 22, 2015 8:59 PM
Downton Abbey Christmas treat - Fans of the show -- who are all eagerly awaiting the start of season 5, on PBS, on Jan. 5 -- will get a hoot out of this "for charity" sketch, featuring all of the actual cast members (at least, the ones whose characters are still alive!), plus series Russ Dec 22, 2014 6:20 PM
Re: [paloaltoindiefilms] Happy Holidays!! - Thank you for all your time and effort I think only a few members realize the time and expense involved running a meet up. PA Indie continue user 1. Dec 20, 2014 8:32 AM
Happy Holidays!! - Fellow Film Friends, With the Holidays and the New Year approaching I want to take the opportunity to thank you for your participation in our movie meetups and events, and your continued support of the Palo Alto Independent Films Group. I Stefan Dec 19, 2014 6:46 PM
Summer Party RSVP's are OPEN now! - Fellow Film Fans, RSVPs for this year's joint Summer Party with the Classic Film group are OPEN now! Sign up today, so you don't miss out on all the fun, including:  three , completely NEW games, PLUS the latest install Stefan Jul 19, 2014 4:00 PM
Fwd: [sf-moviemakers2013] Re: 4 Male Actors Needed, May 9 & 10 - Hello everyone, if there are any interested actors in the group - a friend is casting for a short film to be shot on 5/9 and 5/10. Please contact Lee directly if you're interested. Stefan Apr 29, 2014 3:58 PM
Encore: The Wind Rises @ RWC20 - TOMORROW!! - Hello everyone, the meetup for Miyazaki's wonderful "The Wind Rises" is tomorrow , 3/8 at 7.10 pm at the Redwood City Century!! My apologies for the mixup! Go see it - it's an amazing movie! (and thanks, Lisa, for hostin Stefan Mar 7, 2014 1:27 PM
Join us for the OSCARs!! - Hello everyone, it's that time of the year again ... the Academy Awards are upon us! Whether you care about the actual awards or not, gotta love the show :) That's why this group has come together again and several people have volunteer Stefan Feb 6, 2014 5:01 PM
Oscar night parties - hosts wanted! - Dear fellow film fans, it's that time of the year - the Oscar's are upon us pretty soon (on March 2nd, to be precise - the nominations just came out today). It's a tradition for for us to organize Oscar parties, and like every year we d Stefan Jan 16, 2014 10:52 PM
Winter Party RSVPs are now OPEN!!! - Fellow indie film fans: Just a reminder: RSVPs for our upcoming Winter Party,  Jan. 25 , are now OPEN!  Stefan Jan 7, 2014 8:26 PM
PA Indie Films Meetup: RSVPs for our Indie-Classics Winter Party are now OPEN!!! - Indie Film Fans: Just a reminder: RSVPs for our upcoming Indie-Classics Meetup Winter Party, Jan. 25, are now OPEN!  Russ Jan 7, 2014 1:10 PM
Winter Party RSVPs open at noon, Tuesday! - Dear Indie Film Fans, Mark your calendars! RSVPs for our Winter Indie-Classics Meetup Party,  Jan. 25 , will open at  noon , on  Tuesday, Jan. 7 . Spread the word, but d Stefan Jan 5, 2014 9:24 PM
Locally grown movie - "Infinity & Chashu Ramen" -   I'd like to give a shout-out to a locally made film that's screening in San Jose this Sunday:   Infinity & Chashu Ramen It’s an intriguing and offbeat indie film that provides a whimsical Stefan Oct 29, 2013 4:13 PM
Silicon Valley Jewish Filmfest - Independent Film Fans, Stefan Oct 26, 2013 2:18 PM
WAIT--Tix ARE available for No. CA Filmmakers tonight - Whoa....I just read a msg posted by Chris, saying the theater DOES Caroline Oct 19, 2013 4:36 PM
SJ Short Film Festival Tickets--SOLD OUT - Greetings, If you have not yet bought your tickets for Northern California Filmmakers, you are out of luck as it is SOLD OUT , at least online.  I do not know if tix are available at the the Caroline Oct 19, 2013 4:29 PM
PA Indie Films Meetup: FYI -- UN Film Festival starts tonight - FYI: The UN documentary film festival opens tonight, in Palo Alto, and runs through the weekend. Check out the programs at:­x.html This is strictly being provided for information purposes. No events are pla Russ Oct 17, 2013 10:12 AM
Meetup details changed: San Jose International Short Film Festival - I've updated this Meetup with information about the films we'll be seeing. For more details, see the full listing:­ovieclub/events/139389292/ Caroline Oct 3, 2013 9:11 PM
Call for volunteers for the Cinequest Film Festival (2/26 - 3/10)! - Hello everyone,   the Cinequest Film Festival in San Jose is near (2/26 - 3/10), and still in need of volunteers. If you are available during the weekdays of the above timeframe and would like to join the fun and earn some tickets to f Stefan Feb 18, 2013 7:59 PM
Additional Oscar parties! - Hello everyone,   our Oscar parties filled up super quickly this year! Since we started seeing wait lists pop up for the events, two more people stepped up and volunteered to host a Stefan Feb 8, 2013 12:06 AM
Join us for the Oscar's on the 24th - the parties are on! - Hello everyone,   as is tradition we're going to celebrate the Academy Awards this year again (Oscar Night is Sunday, February 24th)! Several of you have kindly volunteered to host a party for fellow group members - Stefan Feb 3, 2013 10:27 AM
A very happy New Year, and a call for Oscar party hosts! - My fellow fans of quality movies,   I wish all of you a very happy New Year 2013! We've seen a number of amazing movies in 2012 ( Bernie , Do-Deca-Pentathlon , Safety Not Guaranteed , Stefan Jan 10, 2013 9:32 PM
Meetup details changed: See "A Royal Affair" - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­/events/92797442/ When : Thursday, November 29,[masked]:00 PM Lisa Nov 26, 2012 8:58 PM
Asking for your vote - again :) - Hi everyone, and here you were, thinking you were done voting. Not so :)   I would like to ask a moment of your time to indicate your interest in a special event.   The Microsoft store at the Stanford Sho Stefan Nov 8, 2012 6:56 PM
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SJ International Short Film Festival Sat&Sun - Hi again.   I don't wish to spam you, but I want you to know that Bill Hargreaves, the SJ International Short Films Festival Director and Co-Founder, will meet us at the screenings on Sat and Sun to answer any questions we may have abo Caroline Oct 15, 2012 9:25 PM
SJ International Short Film Festival Sat&Sun - Greetings, Good news!  I have secured a special perk for our meetup group.  Seating is general admission, but we will have a block of seats reserved for us.  Given the Goldst Caroline Oct 15, 2012 7:30 PM
Additional discounts for Palo Alto International Filmfest - Hey everyone,   in addition to the discount for individual tickets (code for that can be obtained from me), Groupon has deals in case you are planning to buy more than one ticket for a screening, or a festival pass.   Stefan Sep 7, 2012 9:28 AM
Palo Alto International Filmfest - discount tickets available - Hi everyone, after a successful start last year the Palo Alto International Filmfest is back with an great lineup of movies, talks, workshops and other activities.   Stefan Aug 15, 2012 12:55 PM
Tickets to valley of Saints - Hi All, I have a taker for my ticket. For anyone interested in seeing the film there are probably tix still left at the sf film fest site. It's at the Kabuki on Sat at 9:00 pm. Thanks! Amy Clark Amy C. Apr 25, 2012 6:44 PM
Valley of the Saints--this Saturday the 28th! -   Hi All, I have two tickets to Valley of the Saints (sysops below) and would love someone to join me.  This isn't everyone's cup of tea...When I was at Sundance it was well received and won (shared with Robot & Frank--which I saw Amy C. Apr 25, 2012 3:53 PM
Re: [paloaltoindiefilms] Invitation for dinner and a movie this Friday, 03/30/12 - Yes she did, John. Check the link she provided. Marianne On Mar 29,[masked]:04 PM, "John" < [address removed] > wrote: Marianne Mar 29, 2012 5:30 PM
Re: [paloaltoindiefilms] Invitation for dinner and a movie this Friday, 03/30/12 - Annette, You didn't give any details - where, when, and what? John --- On Wed, 3/28/12, StarOfTheSea <mountainso John Mar 29, 2012 3:55 PM
Invitation for dinner and a movie this Friday, 03/30/12 - Hello, all, You're invited to join us for dinner and a movie this Aquamarine Mar 28, 2012 2:22 AM
New Meetup: Oscar Night parties!! - Hello everybody, in good tradition we will celebrate the Academy Awards with several Oscar Night Parties hosted by some of our group members. Join us for an afternoon of fun and cheer for your favorite actors or movies!! Stefan Feb 18, 2012 1:07 PM
Hosts needed for Oscar parties! - Hey everyone, time's almost up - we have to get planning, and I still need volunteers who be willing to organize an Oscar night party. So far the response hasn't been very encouraging. The parties were a lot of fun in recent year Stefan Feb 11, 2012 3:13 PM
Oscar Night parties - hosts needed !! - Hello everyone, it's that time of the year again - the Oscar nominations have been announced, and the awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, February, 26th. You can find the nominations here: Stefan Jan 24, 2012 10:15 PM
RE: [paloaltoindiefilms] Happy Holidays! - Dear Stefan, Happy Christmas Holidays and Best Wishe Samina Dec 25, 2011 4:05 PM
Re: [paloaltoindiefilms] Happy Holidays! - Thank you Stefan! Without your group, I wouldn't be seeing half as many movies or events as I do now. It's nice to know there are always fun and caring people to go to the movies with! Sandra Dec 25, 2011 3:41 PM
Re: [paloaltoindiefilms] Happy Holidays! - Hi Stefan, Thanks so much for doing a great job as an organizer fo Anne N Dec 24, 2011 5:51 PM
Re: [paloaltoindiefilms] Happy Holidays! - And a very, very happy holiday to you, Stefan. Thank you for all you have done this year in sharing your love of film with us Martha Cullimore [masked] user 8. Dec 24, 2011 5:10 PM
Happy Holidays! - Hello fellow film lovers, 2011 has almost come to a close and I would like to take a moment to thank all of you who supported our group throughout the year by coming out to our events. We have watc Stefan Dec 24, 2011 5:00 PM
RE: [paloaltoindiefilms] Upcoming Film Festivals in the Bay Area - Graziella Oct 20, 2011 6:51 AM
Re: [paloaltoindiefilms] Upcoming Film Festivals in the Bay Area - Hey Stefan, Hope to see you at the San Jose Short Film Festival too, we have a fantastic lineup of films. Opening Night is tomorrow at Santana Row and we will be screening 50 shorts over the 4-day festival. The program is online at Bill H. Oct 19, 2011 10:57 PM
Upcoming Film Festivals in the Bay Area - Hello everybody! I wanted to alert you to a number of high quality film festivals that are coming up in the next few weeks (why all these festivals cluster together is beyond me ...) Stefan Oct 19, 2011 10:49 PM
San Jose Short Film Festival starts October 20th - and we get discounted tickets! - Hey everybody, the film festival season is in full swing ... coming up is the San Jose Short Film Festival ! The festival opens October 20th and will run through Oct Stefan Oct 9, 2011 10:53 AM
Re: [paloaltoindiefilms] Newsletter from our Sponsor Filmbuffet! - Norman B. Oct 4, 2011 2:04 PM
Newsletter from our Sponsor Filmbuffet! - Hello everybody, our film group is now being sponsored by FilmBuffet - a new startup that aims to build a networking and movie cataloging site for movie lovers (like Stefan Oct 4, 2011 1:31 PM
Palo Alto International Filmfest: ticket discounts via Groupon - Hey everybody, I just found out that for the next two days you can get ticket discounts for the Palo Alto International Filmfest via Groupon. (thanks for the pointer, Tracy !!!) If you're planning to join s Stefan Sep 16, 2011 10:50 AM
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Free Screening tonight: Marth Marcy May Marlene - Hey everybody, a little bit out of scope for the group, but free :) ... we've been inivited to a free screening of the highly anticipated drama 'Martha Marcy May Marlene' tonight, at the Metreon in San Francisco. (don't w Stefan Aug 31, 2011 12:09 PM
Palo Alto International Filmfestival - discount pass offer - Hello everybody, the newly created Palo Alto International Filmfestival is coming closer - you might have noticed the first two screenings that I've put on the calendar today. The festival organizers are offering us a 20% Stefan Aug 25, 2011 4:04 PM
Re: [paloaltoindiefilms] Fwd: PAIFF 2011 Film Program Announced! - user 1. Aug 18, 2011 11:10 PM
Re: [paloaltoindiefilms] Fwd: PAIFF 2011 Film Program Announced! - Great! When is it? Michelle, [address removed] user 1. Aug 18, 2011 11:09 PM
Fwd: PAIFF 2011 Film Program Announced! - Preview not available Stefan Aug 18, 2011 9:23 PM

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