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NEWSLETTER N° 454: February 25, 2010


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BERLIN DAILIES ON FEST21.COM

WASTE LAND a double audience award winner at Berlin Film Festival and Sundance
A Golden Bear with Honey and a shadow Polanski wrap Berlinale Awards
Berlin prizes of the Independent Juries Berlinale 2010: Crystal Bears in the Generation14plus
Berlinale 2010: Panorama Audience Award

When we leave (DIE FREMDE) is handed the Europa Cinemas Label Award in Berlin

Bears and Awards for the Best Films in Berlinale Shorts

The European Parliament congratulates Hanna Schygulla on her Golden Bear lifetime achievements


The BMW Golden Bear Lounge, an Oasis of warmth in the Midst of an Icebound Fest


OTHER FESTIVAL DAILIES

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FESTIVAL NEWS FROM THE CIRCUIT

2010 New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival Celebrate its 20th Anniversary
French film in Australia, plenty to chew, mon vieux (old chap)
Israel Cinematography
Wonderful European Film at Belgrade FEST

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AWARDS ON THE FESTIVAL CIRCUIT
The Global Film Village: Hurt Locker Triumphs at BAFTA Awards

A Golden Bear with Honey and a shadow Polanski wrap Berlinale Awards

The
Awards of the International Jury 2010  Golden Bear for Best Film  Bal
(Honey)  by Semih Kaplanoglu Semih Kaplanoglu with his Golden Bear
Silver Bear - The Jury Grand Prix  Eu cand vreau sa fluier, fluier (If
I Want To Whistle, I Whistle)  by Florin Serban The director Florin
Serban with his lead actors Ada Condeescu and George Pistereanu Silver
Bear - Best Director  Roman Polanski for The Ghost Writer (The Ghost
Writer) P...

Berlin prizes of the Independent Juries

A
jury is considered independent when its members are not selected by the
Berlinale. A number of independent juries award prizes at the
Berlinale. The high level of quality and diversity of the films are an
invitation for critical examination and discerning judgment that opens
up new directions. Accordingly the independent juries award their
prizes along different criteria, in accordance to the special intention
linked to each award...

Berlinale 2010: Crystal Bears in the Generation14plus
The
members of the Youth Jury in the Generation 14plus   Mara Erlenmaier
Lea Huber David Köller Imke Mayer Lukas Monath Lorenz Nolting Lara
Passfall   give the following awards:   Crystal Bear for the Best Film:
Neukölln Unlimited by Agostino Imondi und Dietmar Ratsch, Germany
2010 The winner of this year is an incredibly gripping movie that
succeeds in fascinating its viewers and leaving them spellbound. It
made us laugh, cry, cheer, and protest. It is a work of art that takes
ful...

 

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FILM NEWS FROM THE CIRCUIT

WASTE LAND a double audience award winner at Berlin Film Festival and Sundance

WASTE
LAND a double winner at Berlin Film Festival British/Brazilian
documentary secures second audience award E1 Entertainment
International is proud to announce a historic double win for WASTE
LAND, directed by Lucy Walker and co-directed by João Jardim and Karen
Harley, which scooped the Panorama Audience Award as well as the
Amnesty International Film Prize at the 2010 Berlin Film Festival...

The Crowd at FEST 2010 at Lebanon

 

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PEOPLE NEWS FROM THE CIRCUIT

The European Parliament congratulates Hanna Schygulla on her Golden Bear lifetime achievements
The
German actress Hanna Schygulla received an honorary Golden Bear at the
60th Berlinale. The European Parliament took this opportunity to
congratulate Mrs Schygulla for her lifetime achievements. One of these
was her magnificent performance in Fatih Akin's Auf der anderen Seite,
which won the 2007 LUX Prize. The President of the European Parliament
personally handed the award to Ms Schygulla on 24 October 2007...
Contemplations of a Culture-Shocked Movie-Goer
By
Moze Halpernin Those of you who live in Paris have likely noticed the
frightening abundance of misery-stricken, wet, baffled, crushed, torn,
tempest-tossed Korean widows plastering the Paris metro stations. 
Lurking behind every endearingly Parisian puff of urine with that worn
mien, waiting to shatter commuters' iPoded complacency, silently
bemoaning the woes, the burdens, the weight of motherhood...




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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.
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BUSHO
FESTIVAL
September 1 - 5, 2010
BuSho (Budapest Short) was established in the autumn of 2004 by a group
of young Hungarian filmmakers and the first event successfully ran its
course the following year. The festival became an international breakthrough
in an exceptionally short period of time: we got 360 individual entries
from 45 countries in 2009.


ART
BY CHANCE ULTRA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
May
22, 2010 / June 5, 2010
30 seconds long films on concept of "Time"
theme
- made by enthusiastic and creative international film makers
- fiction, documentaries, animation or video art
- shown in 70 major metropolitan cities in 13 countries in May 2010 over
the same two-week period.
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online
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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.

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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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CALL FOR ENTRIES ONLINE SUBMISSIONS

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ONLINE
SHORT FILM FESTIVAL DOTFEST
April
1 - 18, 2010

We invite you to participate in our international online short film festival
– Dotfest.
We are looking for any short films made after January 2007 with running
time no more than 10 minutes that fall under any of the categories: Fiction,
Animation, Music video and Experimental films. To find out more and submit
— click and visit: www.dotfest.net


LOS
ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL

Now in its 15th year, the Los Angeles Film Festival showcases the best
of American and international cinema. Drawing an enthusiastic audience
of more than 85,000, the Festival provides films with the opportunity
to be embraced by the public and discovered by the industry.
More than 100 feature films - narrative and documentary are featured,
alongside gala premieres, panels and seminars, short film programs, music
video showcases, free outdoor screenings, live musical performances and
unique signature events such as the Filmmaker Retreat and the Spirit of
Independence ceremony. Submit
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PALM
SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL & FILM MARKET

: June 22-28, 2010
CALL FOR ENTRIES!  Now in its 16th year, the Palm Springs
International Festival of Short Films
has become known world-wide
for the extraordinary community of filmmakers it attracts, and for the
quality and scope of its programming. This celebrated event is the largest
festival of its kind in America, showcasing over 300 short films each
year from more than 40 countries, with a library of more than 2 200 films
available to film buyers, industry and press in the Film Market running
concurrently with the Festival. (Final Deadline: March 15). Submit
online today


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).



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