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NYFF50 Zemeckis’s Flight Press Conference Coverage

By Maria Esteves – October 17, 2012 The 50th New York Film Festival 2012 (NYFF50) presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center Closing Night World Premiere press screening of FLIGHT, by Academy Award-winning director Robert Zemeckis was held at the Walter Reade Theater, Sunday, October 14, 9:00 AM. A live press conference immediately followed with director Zemeckis, screenwriter John Gatins, casts members John Goodman, Don Cheadle, Melissa Leo, Bruce Greenwood and Academy Award-winnin...

IFFS International Film Summit returns to Paris April 2 and 3, 2013

Last year was great fun at IFFS Paris, with exciting panels and prestigious panelists. Laurie Kirby, Bruno Chatelin co chair with Cannes Market Jérôme Paillard and Lionel Chouchann the man with 150 film festivals editions. We are gearing to a new edition in Paris next april 2 and 3.     Start planning now and ask for our partner prefered rate with a 50€ discount. See you all in Paris. Bruno Chatelin The IFFS  is the only annual conference & trade ...

‘Tabu’ wins Grand Prix for Best Film at the 39th Ghent Film Festival

  Miguel Gomes’ feature film ‘Tabu’ has won the Grand Prix for Best Film at the 39th Ghent Film Festival. The international festival jury, chaired by Joan Dupont, announced the results of the jury’s deliberations at Ghent’s town hall. The other films that received awards are Olivier Assayas’ feature film, ‘Après Mai’ (Best Music and Sound Design) and the short films ‘As Ondas’ by Miguel Fonseca (Best European Short Film) an...

Robert de Niro to be honored at The Santa Barbara International Film Festival'

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 Director, producer and Academy Award-winning actor ROBERT DE NIRO has been chosen to receive The Santa Barbara International Film Festival's seventh annual KIRK DOUGLAS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FILM at a black-tie Gala dinner at Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara on Saturday, December 8, 2012.  Mr. De Niro will accept this honor from Mr. Douglas in recognition of his exceptional career spanning over four and a half decades, leading up to this year’s highly ...

The Art of Frankenweenie exhibition at London Film Fest

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An exhibition capturing the magic of Tim Burton’s filmmaking process. Festival Village, Southbank Centre 11:00-20:00 (last entry 19:30), 17-21 October   Image gallery Hours of meticulous work have gone into the making of Frankenweenie, perfecting the figures and characters that bring this amazing story to life. The BFI London Film Festival is presenting the exhibition in association with Disney and the Festival’s Principal Partner American Express®. The exhibitio...

Deadline for Submissions to ÉCU is approaching!

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For all the independent filmmakers out there; Early bird deadline for submitting your films to ÉCU is set on November 18, 2012! AsBenjamin Franklin once said; 'You may delay, but time will not!'  Submit your film now on http://www.ecufilmf estival.com/?page_id=13048&lang=en   À tous les cinéastes indépendants; la deadline Early Bird pour envoyer vos films à ÉCU c'est le 18 Novembre 2012! Comme l'a dit un jour Benjamin Frankl...

Say Adios to Clichés and Hola to Mexico; kicking in Melbourne

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The el Tran (train) has left Mexico and after a successful tour through Los Angeles, it is now set to head around Australia, for the 7th annual Hola Mexico Film Festival this October and November.  The Festival combines the best of everything Mexican for a week of fun, film and food, as the Festival screens 11 feature films, 5 documentaries and one double header.    Jump on for the journey, as Hola Mexico travels to Melbourne (Oct 19 -28 ACMI Cinemas), then heads to Sydney (Oct...

Stockholm International Film Festival reveals the Program of 2012

The 23rd edition of Stockholm Internatinal Film Festival's will take place 7-18 November. This years program includes more than 170 film premieres from more than 50 countries. We eagerly look forward to 12 days full of quality cinema! -This year's program is perhaps our most daring to date in which the filmmakers take greater risks than ever. The Festival strives to find the best quality films from around the world. Remarkably this year is that a third of the films in our program was ma...

Annamaria

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Director: Aurelia Burckahrdt.

Video of Disquiet.2 (Addiction)

Director: Three Colours Red. Maria Moreno & Matt Kemp.

This second 'Video of Disquiet' finds two characters exploring the theme of Addiction.

Whats in the box?

 

Simon Lavoie presents his film le Torrent at FNC

A profoundly moving and richly cinematic exploration into the condition known as XP (Xeroderma Pigmentosum), a genetic disorder that affects the body’s ability to process light from a variety of sources, making exposure to sunlight or ultraviolet rays a constant and present danger. In this enigmatic documentary by filmmaker/writer Carlo Shalom Hintermann (who served as second unit director on Tree of Life—we can thank him for those gorgeous shots of birds and other natural signs&mdas...

Canadian Surf Film Festival salutes winners

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The Canadian Surf Film Festival (CSFF) celebrated the Jury’s selections and best box office sales yet at last night’s Closing Awards and party in Halifax. Prizes went to a local Nova Scotian kite surfer, an American short film about river surfing, and two Norwegian survivalists/surfers, amongst others. The Festival experienced its best ever box office sales and is already looking to up the ante for next year.   “We couldn’t be happier with this year’s Festiva...

Geraldine Chaplin will receive the Golden Angel of Tofifest

        The star in the legendary “Doctor Zhivago” will be awarded a Special Golden Angel of Tofifest for Lifetime Achievement, during the Opening Ceremony of the International Film Festival Tofifest. Geraldine Chaplin is a daughter of the legendary Charlie Chaplin and one of the most popular actresses of international...

CROCODILES WITHOUT SADDLES

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Director: britta wandaogo.
"The day you don't know where to go - remember where you came from" A documentary road movie about the luck of being oneself. In the cosmos of Kaddi, there are no "correct" explanations - Why, how come, how! In her game of "What if…”, she merges foreign with familiar and brings the past to the present. 0 false 21 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false

 "The day you don't know where to go - remember where you came from"

A documentary road movie about the luck of being oneself. In the cosmos of Kaddi, there are no "correct" explanations - Why, how come, how! In her game of  "What if…”, she merges foreign with familiar and brings the past to the present.

HAF 2013 - Project Submission Deadline Extended to 5th November 2012

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HAF 2013 – Project Submission Deadline Extended to 5th November 2012 In view of overwhelming response this year, the Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) has extended the deadline for project submissions to 5th November 2012. 25 to 30 projects will be selected to participate in HAF and will compete for cash awards of up to HK$500,000 (approximately US$64,100).  “It was my great honour to participate in HAF. I was able to meet with the right people that developed m...

Video of Disquiet.3 (Book Amnesty 2017)

Director: Three Colours Red. Maria Moreno & Matt Kemp.

Set in 2017 this short film explores the use of law in public space. In the of the film the main character is a situation where a 'Book Amnesty' has just been introduced. What does he do?

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW -- BSFFNYC 2012 -- NOV. 2 - 4, 2012

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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Devin Assuncao devin@brownfish.com   FOR TICKETS: www.brownfish.com Brownfish Short Film Festival NYC celebrates its 2nd year with more films, broader geographic representation, and special guests Brownfish Short Film Festival NYC (BSFFNYC) will stage its second annual celebration of the best in short film with 3 days of screenings, workshops, and awards. From November 2nd - 4th, 2012 Brownfish will present 23 films from 6 countries, includ...

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW -- BSFFNYC 2012 -- NOV. 2 - 4, 2012

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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Devin Assuncao devin@brownfish.com   FOR TICKETS: www.brownfish.com Brownfish Short Film Festival NYC celebrates its 2nd year with more films, broader geographic representation, and special guests Brownfish Short Film Festival NYC (BSFFNYC) will stage its second annual celebration of the best in short film with 3 days of screenings, workshops, and awards. From November 2nd - 4th, 2012 Brownfish will present 23 films from 6 countries, includ...

Full Starz Denver Film Festival schedule released

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The 35th Starz Denver Film Festival (SDFF), sponsored by Starz Entertainment and produced by the Denver Film Society, announced today its full Festival line-up. SDFF will run November 1 through November 11 in Denver. The complete list of films can be viewed at denverfilm.org/festival.   "Election day is not the only big event happening this November. The Starz Denver Film Festival will celebrate its 35th edition with signature events and a diverse line-up of films from around the glo...

The foundation lettera27 presents a fund of 25,000 euros to support African filmmakers

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 The foundation lettera27 presents a fund of 25,000 euros to support African filmmakers participating at the Industry Area of the African Film Festival of Cordoba A Jury of experts will select the best script for production.   The Italian organization lettera27 , with the support of the Moleskine foundation has presented today, 14th of October, a fund of 25,000 euros for the realization of one project out of 11 African film projects, which were presented in the 4th Forum of Coproduc...

Australian filmmaker takes the 2012 Iris Prize for The Wilding

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    ·       The Wilding  (directed by Grant Scicluna, Australia) - Iris Prize   And the other winners are:   ·        A Stable for Disabled Horses (directed by Fabio Youniss) – Best UK Short   ·        Sex of Angels (directed by Xavier Villaverde) - Iris Prize Best Feature Award   ·      &...

MIN MAMMA ALSKAR LESBISKA ( MUMS LESBIAN LOVER) a.k.a MLL

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Director: WILL MOORE.

Min Mamma alska lesbiska or Mums lesbian lover ( MLL ) is an alternate love story between   two women   MAGDA played by SABRINA CHIMEKA  and KATARINA played by SELMA GLASELL whose relationship started when they were at boarding school. Unfortunately for the pair MAGDA was expelled for smoking before their relationship could be fully developed and its not until years later at a chance meeting between the two in Sweden.  MAGDA who is now a born again Christian Film making lecturer is invited on a break to Sweden by a church friend Michelle played by KETORAH WILLIAMS  that it is realised.

Filmed on location in England the film is in both English and in Swedish.

The Film challenges discrimination and the need for rights to be carried out , from Copyright rights , black civil rights , gender rights and lastly gay rights.  It presents the truth and reality of racism even amongst the wealth y and well to do where MAGDA the black lead is not accepted by her peers at the boarding school despite the financial clout being reached by MAGDAs parents.  This reality is further displayed even in the gay and lesbian relationship where KATARINA – MAGDAs love interest decides that it is best not to further develop the relations hip . It further presents conventional views on held by the church on gay and lesbian relationship whilst challenging that view with a twist 

Another FUN FNC moment with Dan Karo FNC programmer, Nicolas Krief director and Laurie Gordon filmmaker.

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  Another FUN FNC moment with Dan Karo FNC programmer, Nicolas Krief director and Laurie Gordon filmmaker. Video by Laurie G ...

THE PROFESSIONAL IDIOT

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Director: Nick McLean.
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