|8th Hungarian Film Festival of Los Angeles
October 15 - 23 2008
This year's theme is "Hungarians in Hollywood"
Currently a programmer for the Palm Springs International Film Festival,
Alissa Simon has been a film curator for more than 25 years.
She was named a 1999 "Chicagoan of the Year" for her innovative work as
Associate Director/Programming at the Film Center of the School of the Art
Alissa began her programming career at the Film Department of Walker
Art Center and the International Museum of Photography at George
She has served on international film festival juries in Karlovy Vary,
Ljubljana, San Francisco, Sarajevo, Sochi, Cluj, Torino, Montreal and
She also writes about films and film festivals for VARIETY.