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Palo Alto, CA—Sep 30, 2011

PAIFF and Dolby “Excellence in 3D” Award to Be Presented at Palo Alto International Film Festival

Palo Alto International Film Festival (PAIFF) today announced “Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai” has been selected as the recipient of the 2011 PAIFF and Dolby® Excellence in 3D Award.
“Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai”was selected by PAIFF as a film that exhibits great technical and filmmaking achievements. From depth of story to technical precision and execution, this award considers the entirety of the film and aims toencourage filmmakers to realize the full potential of stereoscopic filmmaking.
“Dolby congratulates ‘Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai’ on receiving the 2011 PAIFF and Dolby Excellence in 3D Award,” said Robin Selden, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Dolby Laboratories. “As a pioneer in giving artists the tools they need to deliver their vision in the highest quality possible, Dolby is proud to sponsor this award that celebrates the filmmaker’s craft.”
The award will be presented on Sunday, October 2 at PAIFF’s closing night Sallie Gardner Awards Gala. The Gala will be held at the Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., in Mountain View, CA, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. 
About “Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai”:
Reknown director, Takashi Miike teams up again with producers Jeremy Thomas and Toshiaki Nakazawa (“13 Assasins”) on the 2011Japanese 3D drama, “Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai”. The film is a 3D re-imagining of Masaki Kobayashi's 1962 film “Harakiri.”  It’s a tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord. It was the first 3D film to premiere in competition at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.
Tickets to the 2011 Palo Alto International Film Festival Sallie Gardner Awards Gala are now available at  Passes for PAIFF 2011 are also available. To be notified of any changes to PAIFF’s Program and Schedule, text PAIFF to 80474.
About Palo Alto International Film Festival:
PAIFF's goal is to facilitate, fuel and ignite current and future cinematic revolutions through education and entertainment. PAIFF convenes artists, media and technology professionals, and attendees in an intimate environment where they can experience great cinema, learn about cutting-edge technologies and ideas, and celebrate the artists and innovators shaping the world of moving pictures.  Experience. Learn. Connect.

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