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silard somorjay at Hengdian City Beijing 2007 Dec 5....

Silard's Long Journey from China Tour DVD

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Silard Somorjay's Long Journey Live in Beijing just amazing.The speed and energy just one of kind.China Tour DVD coming soon.Long Journey is available to listen;http://www.myspace.com/silardsomorjaypiano...

The Other Cannes Awards

Tuesday, May 29------While the Main Competition Awards at the Cannes Film Festival generally get the lion's share of press (particularly the Palme d'Or, the Festival's highest honor), there are a number of other awards that are equally significant. Each one of the parallel sections of the Festival (Un Certain Regard, Directors Fortnight and the International Critics Week) bestows its own prizes. In addition, film critics and other guilds have their own set of awards. All in all, a pr...

New Haven Underground Film Festival

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The New Haven Underground Film Festival Selection Committee has determined “round one” (of two) of its 2007 lineup. “We’ve been doing this long enough to see that things come in waves and, this year, of the hundreds of entries we received, the documentary standouts were about great Rock ‘n’ Roll and Hip Hop acts. So this year’s theme pretty much took care of itself,” said festival Co-Director, Michael Mongillo. “The Year of Rock” docs are: “Get Thrashed” (99 min.) traces ...

Eight Dramatic Features In Competition

  Monday, March 19-----Eight dramatic features are competing for  the Jury Prizes at the 10th Bermuda International Film Festival, which began on Friday evening. The dramatic features are vying for the Mary-Jean Mitchell Green Award, which includes a cash prize of $5,000. The festival’s competition slots in the Best Narrative Feature category are restricted to first- and second-time feature directors.FRESH VISIONS – COMPETITION FEATURESCASHBACK (United Kingdom, director: Sean Ellis)Startin...

Hommage To A Chinese Film Master

 Thursday, March 15----The Film Society of Lincoln Center is presenting a mini-hommage to Chinese film master Tian Zhuangzhuang, which includes the premiere U.S. engagement of his newest film THE GO MASTER, The director has had a long relationship with the New York Film Festival, the flagship event of the Film Society, who will also screen two of the director's past classics (and past New York Film Festival premieres) THE BLUE KITE and SPRINGTIME IN A SMALL TOWN. “Over the past twenty...

Asian Films Make A Strong Impression In Berlin

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Saturday, February 17-----As the Berlin Film Festival moves into its final weekend, a host of films from Asia have demonstrated the continued vitality and excitement of Asian cinema on the world scene. In the Berlinale Competition section, four Asian films are competing for the top prize, the Berlinale Golden Bear. Celebrated Korean director Park Chan-wook (whose film OLDBOY was a major international arthouse hit) returns to the horror genre with a sense of humor, with his tongue-in-cheek film ...

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival Opens next week

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The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival opens Thursday, February 15 at Missoula's Wilma Theatre for the first of seven consecutive days and nights of world-class documentary cinema. The fourth annual event boasts 100 films from 32 countries, including 30 world and North American premieres. In addition to screenings, the festival includes panel discussions, Q&A sessions with dozens of filmmakers, as well as VIP events, receptions and parties. Since its 2004 debut, the Big Sky Documentary Film Fest...

Silard Somorjay China summer tour 2007 Jun 12-July 29

Silard Somorjay concert pianist with his international musicians.China summer tour.Beijing-Shanghai-HongKong-Xian.Take you through the world musicallyArtinternational,Performing Art

“The old Barber” won Golden Peacok award at IFFI-Goa.

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The curtain came down on the 37th Edition of International film Festival at Goa. The Chinese film “Old Barber” directed by Hasi chaolu won the top honor of Golden Peacock and Rs.10 lakh. The 105 minute is about the pure art of Barbers in Beijing. The panel of jury, headed by Australian director Rolf de Heer with other Panel members, decalred special jury award, to Bangaladesh’s “Nirontar”, directed by Abu Sayeed. This is also an official entry for academy awards. While thanks giving, ...

“The old Barber” won Golden Peacok award at IFFI-Goa.

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The curtain came down on the 37th Edition of International film Festival at Goa. The Chinese film “Old Barber” directed by Hasi chaolu won the top honor of Golden Peacock and Rs.10 lakh. The 105 minute is about the pure art of Barbers in Beijing. The panel of jury, headed by Australian director Rolf de Heer with other Panel members, decalred special jury award, to Bangaladesh’s “Nirontar”, directed by Abu Sayeed. This is also an official entry for academy awards. While thanks giv...

“The old Barber” won Golden Peacok award at IFFI-Goa.

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The curtain came down on the 37th Edition of International film Festival at Goa. The Chinese film “Old Barber” directed by Hasi chaolu won the top honor of Golden Peacock and Rs.10 lakh. The 105 minute is about the pure art of Barbers in Beijing. The panel of jury, headed by Australian director Rolf de Heer with other Panel members, decalred special jury award, to Bangaladesh’s “Nirontar”, directed by Abu Sayeed. This is also an official entry for academy awards. While thanks giving...

19. exground filmfest in Wiesbaden sets submittal records

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From November 17th until November 26th 2006, the exground filmfest in Wiesbaden, one of the most important festivals of Independent Films in Germany, will present for the 19th time the highlights of independently produced short- and feature films in the Hessian capital – the best out of a record high of more than 2000 entries. In the sections American Independents, News from Asia, International, Documentary, and Shorts there will be more than 250 productions to be seen, among them several prem...

London Festival celebrates the cutting edge in filmmaking

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The Times BFI 50th London Film Festival celebrates the cutting edge in artists’ filmmaking by dedicating a special event to Kenneth Anger, a legendary pioneer of independent cinema.The Festival’s Avant-Garde Weekend (28-30 October), will also celebrate the influential work of Jack Smith, another filmmaker distinguished for his uncompromising creative vision, and will welcome back James Benning (One Way Boogie Woogie/27 Years Later), attending the festival for the fifth time.Kenneth Anger’s...

SILVERDOCS Announces Jury and Audience Awards

Monday, June 19---The 4th annual SILVERDOCS:AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival ended its six-day event with the announcements of Jury and Audience prizes in a number of diverse categories. The Festival, which had a significant breakthrough this year, in terms of content, celebrity attendance (Martin Scorsese, Jim Jarmusch, Al Gore, Thomas L. Friedman, Will Shortz and others) and audience response has more than reinforced its claim as the premiere documentary film festival in North Ameri...

9th Aurora Asian Film Festival

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The Ninth Aurora Asian Film Festival will be held June 1 - 4 at the Aurora Fox Arts Center (9900 E. Colfax Avenue) in Aurora. The Festival, presented by Denver Film Society, the Aurora Asian/Pacific Community Partnership and the City of Aurora, will feature 10 new films from several countries along the Pacific Rim including China, Mongolia, South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore and Hong Kong. AMERICANESE - Opening Night Film - Thursday, June 1 In Person Appearances: Eric Byler, Allison Sie and Chr...

Perhaps Love to open San Francisco

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The 49th San Francisco International Film Festival (running April 20 to May 4) will launch on April 20th with the US Premiere of PERHAPS LOVE, the first film from Hong Kong to open the Festival. The film will have its gala screening at the historic Castro Theater, one of the grandest and most beautiful cinema palaces in the country. The film, directed by Hong Kong auteur Peter Chan, will kick off 15 days of movie magic as the oldest film festival in North America again unspools in the City by th...

Festival du Nouveau Cinema presents Moebius special

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The 14th International Multimedia Prix Möbius: A special presentation of the Festival du Nouveau CinemaOn the occasion of its 35th anniversary, the Festival du Nouveau Cinema is proud to join UNESCO-Bell Chair of UQAM to present the 14th edition of the International Multimedia Prix Möbius. In collaboration with the Open Source section: creational encounters, they will be hosting this special event at the Musée Juste Pour Rire on the 13th, 14th and 15th of October 2006.Founded in 1992 under th...

3rd season of Slamdance on Stage

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3rd ANNUAL SLAMDANCE ON STAGE OPENS MONDAY, APRIL 3rdwith cast members from the hit TV show, “Just Shoot Me” in key rolesThe 3rd season of Slamdance on Stage, the exciting culmination of the 2005 Slamdance Screenplay and Teleplay Competitions begins Monday, April 3rd at 7:30 pm with a reading of Love and Letters, featuring cast members from “Just Shoot Me”- Enrico Calentoni, Wendie Malick and Laura San Giacomo. Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday night through the month of April theater...

Philadelphia Festival full program detailed

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2006 PHILADELPHIA FILM FESTIVAL RUNS MARCH 30-APRIL 11 WITH PROGRAMMING FOR ALL AGES The 2006 Philadelphia Film Festival is expanding its programming to the eyes and ears of film lovers of all ages as it introduces a section tailored specifically for families and another that explores music in film for its 15th anniversary season. Produced by the non-profit Philadelphia Film Society, the Festival will run from March 30-April 11 and will show a total of 231 films from 41 countries: 115 feature ...

The Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival Line Up

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The Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival has announced its largest lineup to date for its 10-day celebration of film, January 27-February 5, 2006."Hold on to your hats, forget about going down south " the blast of fresh air will be coming from the Vic Independent this year as we launch our most eclectic and unique program yet" announces Festival Director Kathy Kay.With the Festival's strong focus on Canadian film, the Gala Screening this year is Rhombus Media's quirky new Mozart tribute, M...

Vesoul, a passion for Asia marked by faithfulness and revival

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The 12th edition of Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema (Haute-Saône, Franche-Comté region) will be held from 31st January till 7th February 2006. This is the oldest film festival in Europe entirely dedicated to Asian cinema, from the Near East to the Far East. 72 films will be screened, out of which 37 are unreleased and about 20 are French, European or world premières. Faithful to India : International Jury’s Chairman will be famous Indian director Buddhadeb Dasgupta (...

The Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival Highligths

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The Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival has announced its largest lineup to date for its 10-day celebration of film, January 27-February 5, 2006."Hold on to your hats, forget about going down south – the blast of fresh air will be coming from the Vic Independent this year as we launch our most eclectic and unique program yet" announces Festival Director Kathy Kay.With the Festival’s strong focus on Canadian film, the Gala Screening this year is Rhombus Media’s quirky new Mozart trib...

Festival dei Popoli Redefines the Documentary Frame

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What a superb stage for a film festival. In spectacular Florence, perhaps the world's most renowned city of art, the art of documentaries has been on show.Attending this week's Festival dei Popoli, the oldest documentary film festival in Europe, I have been stunned by both the tragedy and joy of human existence and constantly reminded of the ironic title of Roberto Benigni's Italian drama 'Life is Beautiful'. For looking through the window of the world presented by most documentary film festival...

Florence Festival dei Popoli focus on family

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The festival dei Popoli will run in Florence, Italy between December 2 and 8.The competition section proposes thirteen films; all Italian premieres, all representative of the new trend of the contemporary documentary cinema for style, language and content. Over 900 titles, which came from 65 different countries, participated at the pre-selection: these figures established an absolute record for our festival and we consider this a tangible sign of the extraordinary attention that Festival dei Pop...

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