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NEWSLETTER N° 430: September 2, 2009


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FESTIVAL NEWS
FROM THE CIRCUIT
Preview of the Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival
International Film Festival Rotterdam previews
Lila Lila to open Zurich Film Festival
The BUT Film Festival 2009 program.
Portobello Film Festival ready to launch next week
Film Independent's 9th Annual Directors Lab calling
11th Mumbai Film Festival is back!
The 20-year anniversary for The Stockholm International Film Festival
2009 Tallgrass Film Festival to Light Up Broadway
Io Isabella, the first female cinema festival of the south of Italy



FEST PLAYERS
FOCUS
Announcing the Oldenburg Festival's international jury
Find's Annual Filmakers panelists announced
Master Class with Morgan Freeman at Zurich Festival
Pheline Roggan is patroness of 7th Michel Children's and Youth Filmfest
Abel Ferrara named President of the 2009 NYIIFVF festival in NYC
Ten Ways for Festival Directors and Staff to Sharpen Their Skills
Stanley Tucci to be honored at Aspen Filmfest
The judges for this year's Hollywood World Awards
Emir Kusturica at the first Romania International Film Festival


AWARDS
Film Fans Vote for their Favourite European Film
Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival winners
Jackson Hole Film Competition Craft Category Finalists Announced
The Feel Good Film Festival Nominees
The Matter of Taste Awards at Lago Film Fest

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2008 Festival Film of the year Nominees



FILM
FROM FEST FOCUS

VACLAV Opens 25th Edition of FESTROIA
Toronto FF Opens With World Premiere Of Historical BioPic
Metamkine in a “film live” performance piece
Critics Vote for "The White Ribbon" as Best Film of the Year
Filmfest Hamburg to line up 142 films from 42 countries
Strasbourg Festival Announces Feature Films in Competition
Norwegian Film Institute initiates training programme for Norwegian and German producers
“Tarantino's GLOURIOS BURSTERDS”
PRISONERS OF THE GROUND wraps up Netherlands Film Festival

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27 + 1 Short Films Festival December 4th - 6th, 2009
The International 27+One film festival will take place in Moscow in
December, 2009. The festival will present to the public a selection of
wide ranging humorous, ironic and offbeat works from the 27 countries
of the European Union and Russia. During the event, well-know
cinematographers and représentatives of the film industry will give
master classes and round tables.
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NYIIFVF New York International Independent Film and Video Festival

New York edition : October 22-29, 2009
NYIIFVF has been recognized by the film and entertainment industry
as one of the leading film events on the independent festival circuit.
The festival is now hosting film, music and art events in the
entertainment capitals of the United States: New York, Los Angeles and
Las Vegas.
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ANGEL FILM AWARDS December 3 - 6, 2009
The Angel Film Awards celebrates films that impart love, peace, and
oneness in their creative spirit for humankind. Each visual creation
floods our beings with a light that shines brightly with positive
images in our reverie. This art form is the focal point of our
selection process with a team of celebrated global professionals. Call
for entry ends October 15th
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THE WINE COUNTRY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL September 17th - 27th, 2009





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Le mot d'accueil du président du Festival de Montreal
JEU D'ACTEURS ET CAMÉRA, niveau 2 Un Stage de la maison du court
Premiers Plans d'Angers : Programme complet et inscriptions ouvertes!
Projets sélectionnés pour l'Atelier d'expertises 6ème Forum de la production de Namur

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Coup d'envoi du People's Choice Award de l EFA
Vendredi 28 aout La Longue Nuit du Court -
"Les Barons" sera projeté en première mondiale au festival de Namur
Roger Corman présidera le jury de Strasbourg
Le Festival Ciné-Jeune, en famille
Les films en compétition à Deauville
Harrison FORD invité d'honneur à Deauville
Deauville rend hommage à Robert Aldrich

News from our community on fest21.com
Soledad O?Brien Moderates an All-Star Panel at 10th New York International Latino Film Festival
?Inside a Change? Wins 2009 New York International Latino Film Festival Best Film Award
Toronto FF Opens With World Premiere Of Historical BioPic
Butterflies at festivals and crazy schedule for me
VACLAV Opens 25th Edition of FESTROIA
2009 Asian American International Film Festival Awards Photos
Blog of YFIFF 2009 from James Gracy
2009 Asian American International Film Festival Awards
Quentin Tarantino to receive excellence in film award from Santa Barbara
The Award Winning Butterflies in Temecula, California
I'VE SEEN FILMS, founded by Rutger Hauer announces selection
Io Isabella, a festival dedicated to female directress and creative documentary
The Global Film Village: Academy Tribute to Animation Pioneer Adam Beckett
The Global Film Village: NEVERMORE a fitting tribute to Edgar Allen Poe by Marla Lewin
Butterflies will screen at following film festivals this fall:
The Flat Lake Literary and Arts Festival 2009
An Up close and personal review of ?Havok? with Director and Writer, G. Garner Sweet from Garner Alan Productions.
Quentin Tarantino will open the Zabaltegi-Pearls section with Inglourious Basterds
"Cold Souls" Upclose with Paul Giamatti and French Director/Writer, Sophie Barthes
Steven Soderbergh's The Informant! will open the 22nd Helsinki International Film Festival



CALL FOR ENTRIES ONLINE SUBMISSIONS

Filmmakers don't miss these ones!
PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL October 27 - 31, 2009
The Festival is a 501(3)(c) not-for-profit organization supporting film
programs in local schools, and dedicated to making a difference in the
lives of future filmmakers by helping them fulfill their dreams to work
in the world of film. Proceeds generated each year are donated to
schools, in the form of grants and scholarships, to provide new
technologies. The Festival is now accepting submissions for Features,
featurettes, shorts and documentary of all genres and open to
filmmakers worldwide.
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FILM FESTIVAL OF IMAGINATION AND WONDER Film Festival du film Merveilleux March, 2010
The Festival promotes films celebrating the imaginary, the Wonder and
magic from the entire world and allow us and the section "off
competition the kaleidoscope" help to re-discover our different
cultures and our planet.
The theme of the Film festival are magic, the imaginary, the marvelous,
the astonishing, the supernatural, the occult, the strange, the
esoteric, poetry, the fantastic, science -fiction and myths, legends,
comics, manga, video game, dreams...
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ANNUAL PROGRAM WITHOUT FRONTIERS
Calls SHORT FILMS producers worldwide to participate with their works.
Also see the news on the Festival for Documentaries and Narrative Movies.
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