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NEWSLETTER N° 441: November 20, 2009


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FESTIVAL NEWS FROM THE CIRCUIT

Tallinn Black Nights Fest announced the international competition programmes
13th
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) published today the
competition programme. EurAsia competition programme which takes place
sixth year presents 21 movies. Official competition program...

Documentary Deluge In Amsterdam for IDFA
One could call it a documentary deluge.......IDFA, the International
Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the world's largest event devoted
to the non-fiction form, is expecting over 2000 internat...

Montana Independent Film Festival (MTIFF) - REVIEW (filmmakers avoid!!! )
This was the third year for this ?film festival? and we should have
known better and save ourselves the $60 submission fee. Upon receiving
the acceptance letter, we were also informed, that if we ar...

Israel Film Festival ready to open
The 24th Israel Film Festival, the largest showcase of Israeli films in
the United States will open on Saturday, December 5, 2009 and continue
through December 13 at the SVA Theater (333 W. 23rd St.)...

New French Film Festival launches "In French with English Subtitles"
http://www.infrenchwithenglishsubtitles.org/ Feast your eyes on the latest successes from the French box office...

India Comes To New York
New York City prides itself as being the "capital of the world", as it
has attracted immigrants from all over the globe and set up individual
communities within the city's urban grid...

News from Paso Digital Film Festival
Just South and Sideways of Sundance in the Cowboy Wine Country town of
Paso Robles, California,  promoter Benford Standley is bringing back
his unique independent film festival for a second-year run. ...

Maurizio Scaparro and Rafael Azcona exceptional protagonists at the Closing Gala of the Seville Festival
Alfonso Guerra spoke in praise of the Italian director while Fernando
Trueba did so for the Spanish scriptwriter. The Seville politician
defined Scaparro as "the" man of our fantasies and...


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DOCUMENTA MADRID 2010 May 7 to May 16, 2010
Documenta Madrid is an international film festival dedicated exclusively to documentary film.
It is organized by the City of Madrid and is presently the city's most widely-attended festival.
The festival was born for the purpose of strengthening and disseminating the documentary genre,
in so far as it understood to be a reflection of the social, cultural,
economic, artistic, environmental, and other realities that exist in
the world.
Submit your work online through FestivalExpress Check the blog on fest21.com

ECU The European Independent Film Festival 2010 12 -14 March 2010
"The European Independent Film Festival
has proved to be a true breakthrough for Indie Filmmakers in Europe.
European independent filmmakers have the chance to screen their films
to an audience hungry for high-quality independent films, they now have
a forum to exchange ideas with other filmmakers and exposes them to
other independent filmmakers from around the World
.” Says Scott Hillier, Executive Director of The European Independent Film Festival..
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Submit online Check the blog on fest21.com with film teasers from ECU's selection

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...
Submit online

New York International Independent Film and Video Festival Los Angeles edition: February 2010
The festival is now hosting film, music and art events in the four
entertainment capitals of the United States: New York, Los Angeles, Las
Vegas and Miami.
submit online on fest21.com



AWARDS

MIAAC Indian Film Festival Winners
The MIAAC Indian Film Festival, sponsored by the Mahindra Indo-American
Arts Council, wrapped up five days of premiere screenings, special
events, chic parties and industry networking events with...

The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce Wins at 2009 Inside Film Awards
Producer Nial Fulton & Director Michael James Rowland...                               ...

IDA Documentary Award Nominees: Crystal Ball For The Oscars?
Charting the documentaries that will eventually will be tapped for
Oscar gold is a sport popular in the world of non-fiction filmmakers
and their devoted public. With documentaries showing consid...

10th Student and Short Films Festival Sleepwalkes awards
10th Student and Short Films Festival Sleepwalkes took place between
12.-15. November in 2009 in Von Krahl Theatre and Kinomaja.
https://webmail.zone.ee/zjs/fckeditor/editor/dialog/www.poff.ee/sle...

Stockholm International Film Festival Announce 2009 Rising Star Award Recipient
In a joint effort to high-light and promote new up-and coming acting
talent from Sweden the Stockholm International Film Festival and
L'Oréal Paris have initiated the L'Oréal Paris Rising Star Award....

Lourdes wins best film in Seville
'LOURDES' WINS THE GOLD GIRALDILLO FOR BEST FILM The jury emphasized
the sensation of uncertainty given by Jessica Hausner's film and its
ability to capture the audience's attention The film 'L...


___________________________________________________________________________________________________ AWARDS HISTORY

San sebastian awards winners since 1953
1953 La Guerra de Dios by Rafael Gil Spain...

Toronto awards winners since 1978
2009 Precious 2008 Slumdog Millionaire 2007 Eastern Promises 2006 Bella
2005 Tsotsi 2004 Hotel Rwanda 2003 Zatôichi 2002 Whale Rider 2001 Le
fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain 2000 Wo hu cang long...

Cannes Palme d'or winners since 1939
1939 Union Pacific by Cecil B. De Mille United States...

Berlin awards winner since 1952
1952 One Summer of Happiness (Hon dansade en sommar) by Arne Mattsson Sweden...

Rotterdam awards winners since 1995
1995 Postman by He Jianjun China Fuyu...

Sundance awards winners since 1982
1982 * Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic - Circle of Power...

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FEST PLAYERS
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Nicolas Philibert and Marcel Lozinski at DocPoint - Helsinki Documentary Film Festival
Acknowledged filmmakers, French Nicolas Philibert and Polish Marcel
Lozinski, will be attending DocPoint Festival as honoured guests. The
9th DocPoint - Helsinki Documentary Film Festival takes place...

The Global Film Village: Julie Hebert?s TREE a moving and poetic World Premiere play at [Inside] the Ford
by Marla Lewin photo by Ed Krieger Tree is a metaphor for the roots,
branches, and leaves of a family. It seems both solid and
enduring. TREE by Julie Hebert depicts three generations, divided by
r...

New Ambassadors of European Film from EFA
The European Film Academy (EFA) is proud to have won a group of
distinguished personalities from the world of European film to
co-operate with for the promotion of European cinema and the European
Fi...

Mark Hamill at LA Comedy Shorts Festival
Mark Hamill "Batman: Arkham Asylum" LA Comedy Shorts Festival ...

Reeling 2009: The 28th Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival
Reeling 2009 wrapped up on November 15th, but there are still quite a
few visiting filmmakers and talent in town this weekend, including: Jai
Rodriguez...

The 2009 Stockholm International Film Festival Jury
The Stockholm International Film Festival now reveals the names of the
five people who will decide which film will be presented with the
honourable Bronze Horse. This year's jury consists of...

SHOOTING STARS 2010: EFP announces jury
Presentation of Europe's best young actors at the 60th Berlinale        
Jury member: Ana Geislerová The jury for SHOOTING STARS 2010 is now confirmed...

Video Interview: Lee Daniels (PRECIOUS)
Link to video interview with director Lee Daniels of the American indie
hit PRECIOUS, on stage at the Jacob Burns Film Center, New York on
Monday, November 9: http://www.burnsfilmcenter.org/fil...

James Cameron to receive the Santa Barbara International Film Festival's highest honor
James Cameron has been selected to receive the Santa Barbara
International Film Festival's highest honor, The Lucky BrandTM Modern
Master Award, it was announced by SBIFF Executive Director...

 

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L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition : April 15-18, 2010
CALL
FOR ENTRIES!  L.A. Comedy Shorts is currently the largest comedy film
festival in the United States, dedicated to introducing the newest and
hottest comedic talent to the industry. Sponsored by FunnyOrDie.com and
named one of Moviemaker Magazine's 2009 “Top 25 Festivals Worth the
Entry Fee”, LACS is four, funny-packed days of screenings, parties, and
panels, plus a star-studded red carpet awards event.  So, you think
you're funny? Prove it!  Now accepting submissions for comedy short
films, comedy feature/short screenplays, and half-hour TV comedy pilot
scripts (Final Deadline: December 18 th).
Submit online today

Roma Independent Film Festival, April 8 - 16, 2010
Submit your work now to participate in the 9th Edition of the RIFF.
The Roma Independent Film Festival (RIFF) is Rome 's first independent
and international film festival. Its aim is to unite enthusiasm for
films and filmmaking among young filmmakers with the realities of film
production and distribution.Since the beginning, the festival has
distinguished itself for the strong International calling presenting to
the public in Rome works coming from more than seventy countries, with
European and World Italian preview.
www.riff.it
Filmmakers submit online now



ANNUAL PROGRAM WITHOUT FRONTIERS
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FILM FROM FEST FOCUS

Michael Moore Snubbed On Oscar Doc Shortlist
Michael Moore's name and his latest film CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY were
stark omissions when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and
Sciences named 15 films that have made the short-list in...

Coverage of Sold Out FOUR SEASONS LODGE World Premiere at IFC Center, NYC
By Maria Esteves - November 18, 2009 The Sold Out World Premiere of
FOUR SEASONS LODGE, directed by New York Times journalist Andrew Jacobs
commenced on Tuesday, November 11, 2009, 8:00 PM, at the IF...

Polish Spy Thriller To Open 2009 IDFA
The world of documentary film has descended on the city of Amsterdam
for IDFA, the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the
world's largest and most diverse showcase of non...

The New Home For International Cinema
With foreign-language films (with "dreaded" sub-titles) becoming more
and more difficult to find theatrical distribution, the action has
moved to the home screen for even films that hav...


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