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Byline: Dave Moore
Aug. 5--The promoters of the April 1-6 Kindred International Film Festival promised 20,000 people and packed hotels in Columbia and Jefferson City.
Instead, they got scattered attendance, slim chances that the festival will return to Columbia and a black mark on their reputation for returning a film several months late.
The festival featured 25 films and about 50 bands in downtown Columbia.
"These people shouldn't be running a film festival," said Joan Borsten, president and co-owner of Films By Jove, a Los Angeles-based film production and distribution company that buys Soviet-era films and works with the Russian film …