2-12 May 2006. Around 40 films, many of which are European or world premieres, are to be screened at the Phoenix cinema for the Oxford International Festival of Films (OIFF). The programme includes a tribute to Japanese animation maestro Akio Nishizawa, creator of the hit film Nitaboh, and a Merchant & Ivory retrospective, including Room With a View, Shakespeare Wallah, Howards End and Mystic Masseur. Other events include an honorarium to the late Ismail Merchant with James Ivory on 4 May and a film technology exhibition hosted by the Oxford Said Business School 8-9 May. OIFF supports Terry Waites Oxford Emmaus charity for the homeless. Films run back to back from 09.00 to 23.00. Admission 6, students and over-65s 5, one-day cinema pass 35, nine-day pass 150. See website for films and times.
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The Phoenix cinema is at 57 Walton Street in the centre of Oxford. Tel. +44 (0) 1865747777 firstname.lastname@example.org.