Culture: Film Festivals for the Rest of Us

If watching the stars at Cannes has made you long for a red-carpet experience of your own, you don't have to fly to the South of France. The number of homegrown film festivals has exploded over the past decade, from about 100 in the early 1990s to more than 600 today. --By Lisa McLaughlin


The pedal-friendly festival of shorts and features celebrates the glory of the bicycle. Now in its sixth year, it's expected to draw 40,000 fans in each of 10 venues, including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco and Minneapolis, Minn. Among the more...

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