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Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino coming to PCFF 2024

June 24

Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino will appear at the 17th annual El Paso Community Foundation Plaza Classic Film Festival.

Sorvino will appear with Woody Allen’s Mighty Aphrodite(1995), for which she won the Academy Award for best supporting actress, at 7 pm Friday, July 19. She also will appear with one of her most popular movies, Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (1997), at 3:30 pm Saturday, July 20. Tickets are $10 for each screening, on sale at the Plaza Theatre Box Office and Ticketmaster.

Sorvino, daughter of late actor Paul Sorvino, has appeared in numerous films and television series since the early 1990s. Notable film appearances include Quiz Show, Norma Jean & Marilyn, Mimic, and last year’s independently released box-office blockbuster Sounds of Freedom, which dealt with a topic about which Sorvino is passionate — human trafficking.

A Harvard University graduate, Sorvino has been an outspoken advocate for the elimination of human trafficking, sex-trafficking, and slavery. Married with four children, she is a United National Goodwill Ambassador and was named its Global Advocate of the Year. She is part of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, being among the first to speak out about studio executive Harvey Weinstein and served as an ambassador for Amnesty International’s Stop Violence Against Women campaign, receiving its Artist of Conscience Award.

Sorvino joins fellow Academy Award winner Sissy Spacek as this year’s special guests. Spacek will appear with Coal Miner’s Daughter, for which she won the Academy Award, at 7 pm July 27 in the Plaza Theatre.

The 17th annual Plaza Classic Film Festival will feature more than 90 movies from July 18-28 in and around the Plaza Theatre. Individual tickets are available at the box office and Ticketmaster. Passes and special events are on sale at plazaclassic.com/tickets.