Vegas film festival slated for June

LAS VEGAS -- The Palms Casino Resort, which opened here in November, and the Entertainment Development Corp., a private, membership-based nonprofit organization, teamed up to co-host the 2002 Cine-Vegas International Film Festival June 8 to 15.

The event's opening night gala will be held poolside at the resort, and the closing night fete will be located in the property's nightclub, Rain in the Desert.

The festival's films will be shown in the resort's 14-screen Cineplex.

Festival events include Hollywood studio premiers, a "Women in Film" segment and screenings of films and workshops that focus on digital formats as well as independent films, documentaries and shorts.

For more information, contact the property at (866) 725-6773 or visit the Web site at

For reservations for groups of 10 rooms or more, contact the sales department at (866) 725-6768.

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