July 26, 2007 04:22am
Deep Throat to Screen in Kazakhstan Film Fest
Source: Arrow Productions
by: Robert Interlandi
(LAS VEGAS, NV) -- Arrow Productionís LLC from Las Vegas, Nevada owners of the classic film Deep Throat has been asked by the Kazakhstan Film Fest for permission to screen Deep Throat. The Almaty Film Festival which will be held September 15-22 2007 in Almaty, Kazakhstan contacted Arrow Productions to screen the movie.
With the support of the U.S. State Department, the US Embassy, the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Mayor of Almaty Arrow Marketing Director Robert Interlandi will hand deliver a 35mm print of Deep Throat and attend the first screening as a much "honored guest".
The Festival is being organized with the support of film producers, distributors and film archivers worldwide and will present a full spectrum of cinema including a program of erotic films. A restored 35mm print of Deep Throat will be shown on a platters system because there arenít any change-over systems in Almaty.
Kazakhstan has been lifted into the pop culture consciousness because of the blockbuster hit "Borat". "Borat" is a 2006 film about a reporter from Kazakhstan by the name of Borat and his adventures through out America.
The 1972 classic adult film Deep Throat is the largest grossing independent film of all time. Deep Throat was the first adult feature and grossed over 300 million at the box office in the U.S. With a budget of only $25,000. When video tapes came out, the film Deep Throat sold more than 3 million copies in the first ten years.