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Our partner festival, the Chelsea Film Festival to open with The Broken Rose

Bruno Chatelin, who sits on the advisory Board of the CFF, is happy to share the news from our friend in NY: Ingrid Jean-Baptiste who runs the festival.     The opening film is The Broken Rose by Matthew McClelland 111 min | Drama | USA | 2018 (New York Premiere) Rose is a young girl who has grown up in foster care. Desperate to escape an abusive situation, she is saved by an older man named Shaka, but at what price? Film will be followed by Q&A with Actors and Writers/Produ...

The Into Film Festival returns this Autumn with nearly 3,000 free screenings and special events

“Into Film is a really brilliant initiative because anything that facilitates the arts in our current climate, particularly with regards to younger people, is really vital as we are seeing increasing cuts and less funding in schools.” Gwendoline Christie, Actor  Now in its sixth phenomenally successful year, having welcomed nearly half a million Primary and Secondary students and their teachers in 2017, the Into Film Festival returns this Autumn with nearly ...

Female Directors at Santa Fe Independent Film Festival

For the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival 10th Anniversary, we present an incredible selection of films by female directors. From foreign films to documentaries, comedies, to dramas, these features flaunt the creative talents of ladies in the film industry.  On Her Shoulders Directed by Alexandria Bombach This incredible documentary depicts Nadia Murad, the 23-year-old survivor of the...

SLO Film Fest is gearing up for its 25th Anniversary year!

    This fall, the SLO Film Fest is starting the party a little early with two special movie events that we hope you don’t miss! On Saturday, November 17 at SLO’s Fremont Theatre, legendary actress Katharine Ross will join The Malibu Coast Silent Film Orchestra to perform the exciting true story of “Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express,” before introducing the 1969 classic, Butch Cassid...

Doclisboa under pressures from two Embassies to remove films from its programme and resisting!

"DOCLISBOA WILL NOT ACCEPT EXTERNAL PRESSURES UPON ITS PROGRAMMING OR ITS POLITICAL POSITIONING"   Bruno Chatelin from supports the ethics of the DocLisboa Team and is happy to share their statement with our community. Feel free to react. Over the past two days, Doclisboa has received pressures from two Embassies to remove films from its programme, or to review texts in its materials. In particular, a film of the International Competition and texts relate...

Our partner's 6th Edition of the SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY is already taking shape

The Sixth Annual Edition of the SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY is already taking shape, with Women, Environment, Social Justice, Gender and Age Matters taking the front seat. Bruno Chatelin salutes the wonderful achievements of the festival and looks forward to a continued relationship.   Submissions are still open for the festival to take place March 15-21, 2019 at Cinema Village and neighboring downtown Manhattan venues. We are expecting international ...

Paul Schrader, Mabel Cheung, Tillotama Shome and Paul Currie join jury at the 3rd International Film Festival & Awards • Macao

The International Film Festival & Awards • Macao (IFFAM) announced today that Paul Schrader, Mabel Cheung, Tillotama Shome and Paul Currie will join jury president Chen Kaige in deciding the winners of the International Competition programme at the 3rd edition of the festival.       The International Competition programme is dedicated exclusively to films by first and second time film makers and includes an award of 60,000 USD for best feature.   Lege...

Sometimes Always Never, starring Bill Nighy, Sam Riley, Jenny Agutter, Alice Lowe & Tim McInnerny - Screening at London Fest

Brand new trailer and images for Sometimes Always Never, starring Bill Nighy, Sam Riley, Jenny Agutter, Alice Lowe & Tim McInnerny - Screening at this year's BFI London Film Festival   Sometimes Always Never Trailer ...

The Apocalypse in Focus at 42nd Göteborg Film Festival 2019

   Is the world coming to an end? Temperatures and sea levels are rising, extreme weather is increasingly common. The reports keep coming in and there is an impending sense of doom. This is the backdrop to Göteborg Film Festival’s Focus: Apocalypse. Researchers use the term ‘Anthropocene’ to refer to the geological era we now find ourselves in as mankind leaves its indelible tracks on the planet. Planet Earth is undergoing far-reaching changes and n...

Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund announces the selected projects for #LosCabos7

by Bruno Chatelin Los Cabos International Film Festival has established itself as a proud ally for dozens of film and TV projects that have participated in the Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund (GFFF) over the years. The GFFF boosts projects in development and postproduction stages, and is a showcase to promote co-productions, distribution and exhibition; therefore, it constitutes a solid option to impulse the Mexican and North American film industry.   We are pleased to announce the 21 selec...

Christoph Waltz will be a special guest at the upcoming 2018 Virginia Film Festival,

Two-time Academy Award-winning actor Christoph Waltz will be a special guest at the upcoming 2018 Virginia Film Festival, VAFF officials announced today. The Festival also announced program additions including Moonlight writer and director Barry Jenkins’ latest film, If Beale Street Could Talk, and Julian Schnabel’s At Eternity’s Gate, which stars Willem Dafoe as Vincent van Gogh. The Virginia Film Festival is a program of the University of Virginia and the Office of the ...

Director Mary Harron to receive the 2018 Stockholm Lifetime Achievement Award

Mary Harron became one of the biggest names in film with the cult classic American Psycho. This year, the Canadian director and screenwriter will be honored with the Stockholm Lifetime Achievement Award. Mary Harron will visit Stockholm International Film Festival to present her latest film Charlie Says and to accept the world’s heaviest film prize – the Bronze Horse.   This year’s Stockholm Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to Mary Harron with the motivation...

WOODSTOCK Film Festival opens with Steve Buscemi, William Fichtner, Julie Taymor, Rosamund Pike, Stanley Tucci and much more!

19th ANNUAL WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL OCTOBER 10-14, 2018 19th Annual Woodstock Film Festival has opened to standing ovations and is full of a diverse array of fiercely independent films covering all genres, a major focus on female filmmakers, documentaries, feature narratives, award-winning shorts, and premieres of all kinds - from local to national and international, featuring Jake Gyllenhall, Carey Mulligan, Rosamund Pike, Stanley Tucci, Jamie Dornan, Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon, Blythe ...

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival presents A Tribute to Bill Plympton: Revengeance

Academy Award-nominated animation artist and director Bill Plympton joins the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival for its 10th Anniversary to present two unique films, a special discussion, and a master class.   On Saturday, October 20th at 7pm SFIFF will present Bill Plympton with the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award followed by a discussion with Kirk Ellis (screenwriter of John Adams, Into the West) and a screening of his newest short THE MODERN LIVES and featu...

Los Cabos International Film Festival Juries

By Bruno Chatelin Los Cabos Fest has put together a group of professionals from the international film industry, prominent representatives of filmmaking, production, literature, screenwriting, film critic, distribution and programming, who will be in charge of selecting 13 out of 14 prize winners among the different competitions of both, our film program and the Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund categories. In addition, the winner of t...

Les Arcs Film Festival celebrates its 10th edition this year, from December 15th to 22nd

  Les Arcs Film Festival celebrates its 10th edition this year, from December 15th to 22nd, with a lot of surprises. Save the date and come celebrate with us! For this special edition, the festival honors Poland. A panorama of 12 features and a short film programme from Łódź Film School will highlight both the young generation of Polish talents and renowned filmmakers.        ...

Doclisboa’18 presents the Complete Programme of its 16th edition

The complete programme of Doclisboa'18 was revealed. The Festival takes place from 18 to 28 October 2018.   Doclisboa’18 will welcome a total of 243 films, 68 world premieres and 22 international premieres, with films coming from 54 countries.   In the International Competition 22 films will be presented– all of which will be screening for their world or international premiere. 18 films will compete in th...

youth days @ exground filmfest 31: Turbulent and Challenging

        RAFIKI by Wanuri Kahiu ...

The results of the Reykjavík International Film Awards for 2018.

  1.    The Golden Egg/ Vesna by Nathalia Konchalovsky.   2.    International shorts: Special mention / Black Line by Mark Olexa, Francesca Scalisi.   3.    Best International short / Gulyabani by Gurcan Keltek.   4.    Best Icelandic short / Jörmundur by Maddie O´hara, Jack Bushell & Alex Herz.   5.    A different tomorrow / Amér...

Dmitry Kharatyan - the host of the opening ceremony of Bridge of Arts

The opening ceremony of the IV International Motivational Film and Sport Festival will take place on October, 10 at 7 pm at the venue of Multiplex Gorizont CINEMA&EMOTION in Rostov-on-Don. More than one hundred guests from all over the world will walk the red carpet this evening. Among them are film and television stars, sportsmen, musicians, public figures and festival partners. The ceremony will be hosted by Russian actor Dmitry Kharatyan. This year a special guest of the Festival will ...

40 International Film Editors expected for Cologne Filmplus 26 – 29 October

by Bruno Chatelin 40 editors from more than ten countries to participate in the new „International Film Editors Forum“   Filmplus, the world‘s oldest and largest film festival dedicated to the art of film editing, is introducing a new event this year, the International Film Editors Forum. About 40 international editors will take part in an in-depth, 4-hour networking event, focused on the current state of their profession. So far, editors from eleven countries have...

Bad Times at the El Royale by Drew Goddard to open Rome Film Fest

Bad Times at the El Royale Chris Hemsworth ROME FILM FEST | FESTA DEL CINEMA DI ROMA 18 – 28 October 2018 Bad Times at the El Royale written and directed by Drew Goddard will open the 13th Rome Film Fest (October 18-28, 2018), to be held under the artistic direction of Antonio Monda and produced by the Fondazione Cinema per Roma headed by Laura Delli Colli with General Manager Francesca Via. Director Drew Goddard began his career as a writer, first for television and then ...

The Panamanian International Film Festival Presents: PANAFEST OCT. 27TH & 28TH

  PANAFEST, which will take place on October 27 and 28 at the Los Angeles Theater Center.       Panafest 2018 Shows Pride In Its Panamanian Roots Slate Celebrates US and ...

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival Announces 2018 Indigenous Film Program

10th Annual Santa Fe Independent Film Festival will run October 17th-21st, 2018 Honoring Santa Fe’s rich history as a center for Native American arts and culture, the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival’s Indigenous Film Program highlights the best new short film projects by indigenous filmmakers and feature films in...

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