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B-EST 3rd Edition

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3rd edition, 14 – 21 April 2007, Scala and Eforie cinemas The Russian director Nikita Mihalkov opened the 3rd edition of B-EST IFF by the movie Burned By The Sun (Oscar for the best foreign movie,1994)., Mihalkov as well, was present at the movie projections Statski Sovetnik (2005, producer and actor) and The Barber of Siberia (1998), movies chosen at the director’s suggestion. Nikita Mihalkov answered the audience and the press questions all along the press conference organized at the M...

Jerzy Skolimowski guest of honor at B-EST IFF

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Polish director JERZY SKOLIMOWSKI will travel to Bucharest as Guest of Honor of BucharEST International Film Festival (B-EST IFF), 5th edition.Apart from 4 NIGHTS WITH ANNA / Cztery noce z Anna (2008), screened for the first time in Romania within the off-competition section of B-EST IFF , Jerzy Skolimowski will also bring to Bucharest his expressionist painting exhibition, one that has already gathered praises in the United States, France and Central and Eastern Europeean countries, but also wh...

Timishort Film Festival

Timishort Film Festival is an event set in Timisoara, Romania. There is a short film competition, but there are also features screend at the Gala Screenings. Young filmmakers and students can exchange experiences in the Talent Campus.

Anim`est - Bucharest International Animation Film Festival

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The festival includes projections of animation films - full-length films as well as short films - selected according to their aesthetic value, their inciting and possibly provocative notes.

Kinofest

Kinofest presents the latest tendencies and technologies in film, video and new media making. We bring together independent film-makers, computer programmers and artists, and promote new concepts and innovations. www.kinofest.com

Dakino International Film Festival

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DaKINO International Film festival is the first international film competition in Romania and the only competition for short films.

Dakino - Bucharest International Film Festival

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DaKINO International Film Festival has been the longest and most consequent cultural event in Romania since 1989. DaKINO IFF is the first film Festival in Romania and one of the first international short film events in Eastern Europe.

ENTRY FORM AND FESTIVAL REGULATIONS

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DaKINO. Bucharest International Film Festival                                                                                                                             18th Edition, Bucharest, November 25th - 29th, 2008 ENTRY FORMDeadline for entry: October 20th of October, 2008.The fully filled entry form may be sent directly to the Festival’s adress:DaKINO Foundatio...

NY independent film and video festival announces its fall dates

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New Yorkers in need of an indie film fix will be happy to hear that The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF) has announced their slate of films, parties, and red carpet premieres. NYIIFVF runs from September 18 – 25 in Manhattan and will showcase a diverse range of features, shorts, documentaries and animations from all over the globe. The opening night kick-off party takes place at the new 1930’s themed Hollywood club, Mansion (530 W28th Street) on Sep 18th f...

Europa Cinemas will return to Venice

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Further supporting its ongoing campaign to promote European films, Europa Cinemas will return once again to this year’s Giornate degli Autori/Venice Days section of the Venice Film Festival, awarding its Label prize to the best European film in the Giornate degli Autori/Venice Days section (August 28 to September 6). Reflecting the strength of European cinema, ten films in this year’s Giornate selection are from Europe, an unusually high percentage.This marks the fifth year that the Europa C...

Carte blanche in Locarno to Nanni Moretti, the Italian director, actor and producer

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Nanni Moretti, the Italian director, actor and producer was given a carte blanche to pick a set of films which will be screened during the 61st Locarno International Film Festival as a complete retrospective dedicated to him.19 full-length features are included in the selection, split into two parts with titles chosen by Moretti the exhibitor in one, and films dear to Moretti as spectator in the other. The first raft of titles includes movies which Moretti first enjoyed and later backed up by pr...

Carte blanche in Locarno to Nanni Moretti, the Italian director, actor and producer

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Nanni Moretti, the Italian director, actor and producer was given a carte blanche to pick a set of films which will be screened during the 61st Locarno International Film Festival as a complete retrospective dedicated to him.19 full-length features are included in the selection, split into two parts with titles chosen by Moretti the exhibitor in one, and films dear to Moretti as spectator in the other. The first raft of titles includes movies which Moretti first enjoyed and later backed up by pr...

Eldorado has won the Europa Cinemas Label

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Belgian director Bouli Lanners’ ELDORADO has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Directors’ Fortnight section in Cannes, it was announced today by the jury of four Europa Cinemas exhibitors. Proud to join the Directors’ Fortnight 40th anniversary, this marks the sixth year the Label has been awarded in the section.ELDORADO will now receive the support of the Europa Cinemas exhibitors who commit themselves to extend the length of its run on screen and additional promot...

Europa Cinemas Label will be awarded in Cannes

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Europa Cinemas theatres confirm their role as leader in the dissemination of European films with a record 63% of their screenings devoted to European films and 39% to non-national productions. The Lives of Others is the box office phenomenon of the year with 3 million seats sold, followed by La Vie en rose and The Queen.Europa Cinemas Label will be awarded for the sixth consecutive year to the best European film in the Directors’ Fortnight, celebrating its 40th anniversary. The meeting of Euro...

Returning To Romanian Roots

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In the world of cinema, there is always a “new wave” occurring in a country or region or even genre. No question, in 2007/2008, that new wave is centered in the country of Romania, which has flexed its muscles on the international stage with a series of lauded films. At last year’s Cannes Film Festival, the Romanian abortion drama 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS by Cristian Mingui was the surprise winner of the Palme d’Or, the Festival’s highest honor. Another Romanian film 12:08 OF BUCHA...

Returning To Romanian Roots

 Tuesday, April 22----In the world of cinema, there is always a “new wave” occurring in a country or region or even genre. No question, in 2007/2008, that new wave is centered in the country of Romania, which has flexed its muscles on the international stage with a series of lauded films. At last year’s Cannes Film Festival, the Romanian abortion drama 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS by Cristian Mingui was the surprise winner of the Palme d’Or, the Festival’s highest honor. Another Roman...

MEFEST showcase for Tourist, Ecology, Sports, and Culinary Film

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The International Festival of Tourist, Ecology, Sports, and Culinary Film – MEFEST- 2008 is taking place this year for the 16th time.Founded in 1993, this Festival with its various programs, reliable esthetics and social orientation, curiosity of its selectors and high criteria of its Juries, has achieved recognition at home and abroad, and, therefore, without any exaggeration can be recognized as an outstanding, radiant spot on a great atlas of global manifestations of similar kind. The autho...

Save the date for the 2nd Bucharest Film Festival !

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This years edition of the Bucharest Film Festival will take place from June 28 to July 6, 2008. Following the success from last years initial festival, this cinematic event again focuses on Central and South East European regions. The programmers consider cinema as a mirror reflecting the needs and mentalities of different societies. One of the main principles of selecting films is drawing special attention to new filmmaking including their own ways of expression. The aim is to promote talents, ...

REVANCHE has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film

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February 15: Austrian director Götz Spielmann’s REVANCHE has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Berlin Film Festival’s Panorama section, it was announced today by the jury of four Europa Cinemas exhibitors. The Label will be awarded this evening. This marks the fourth year that the Europa Cinemas Label has been awarded at Berlin, and complements the Labels awarded at the Giornate degli Autori section in Venice, the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in Cannes and Karlov...

Revanche wins Berlin Europa Cinemas Label

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Austrian director Götz Spielmann’s REVANCHE has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Berlin Film Festival’s Panorama section, it was announced today by the jury of four Europa Cinemas exhibitors. The Label will be awarded this evening.This marks the fourth year that the Europa Cinemas Label has been awarded at Berlin, and complements the Labels awarded at the Giornate degli Autori section in Venice, the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in Cannes and Karlovy Vary.REVANCHE wil...

Europa Cinema Label 4th Berlinale

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Further supporting its ongoing campaign to promote European films, Europa Cinemas will return once again to this year’s Berlinale/Berlin Film Festival, awarding its Label prize to the best European film in the Panorama section (February 7 to 17).This marks the fourth year that the Europa Cinemas Label will be awarded at Berlin, and complements the Labels awarded at the Giornate degli Autori section in Venice, the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in Cannes and Karlovy Vary.A jury of four Europa Cine...

Sundance/NHK International Fimmakers Awards Winners

 Thursday, January 24---------The first Sundance awards were announced today, beginning a process that will culminate with the announcement of the major awards in the US Independent and World Cinema categories on Saturday evening. The Sundance/NHK International Filmmakers Awards were created in 1996 to honor visionary film directors from four global regions (Europe, Latin America, the United States and Japan) in realizing their next projects. The prizes are a collaboration between the Sundan...

The first Sundance awards were announced

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The first Sundance awards were announced today, beginning a process that will culminate with the announcement of the major awards in the US Independent and World Cinema categories on Saturday evening. The Sundance/NHK International Filmmakers Awards were created in 1996 to honor visionary film directors from four global regions (Europe, Latin America, the United States and Japan) in realizing their next projects. The prizes are a collaboration between the Sundance Institute and NHK, the Japan Br...

SIGNIS Romania Completes 3rd Facing Children Festival

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From 14th - 19th, SIGNIS Romania presented its third film festival, Facing Children. The title of the festival has two meanings: putting a face on children, especially those who are faceless, through film and having the audience face up to children, their needs and their rights. SIGNIS Romania president, Anca Berlogea, with her team and a number of volunteers organised the festival and its events. Festival organizer Anca Berlogea (center) with SIGNIS Vice-president Gustavo Andújar (right) and R...

SIGNIS-WACC Award 2007 to a Film on Human Rights

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On the occasion of the SIGNIS Board meeting in Bucharest, November 2007, Peter Malone of the SIGNIS Cinema desk announced the winner of the SIGNIS-WACC award for a film on human rights. This award is made jointly by the two Christian media associations at the time of each organisations assembly. Philip Lee made the announcement on behalf of WACC (The World Association for Christian Communication) from its headquarters in Toronto. The 2007 award goes to Nick Higgins (Scotland) for his documentary...

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