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ANDREI KONCHALOVSKY / DISTINGUISHED RUSSIAN DIRECTOR / WRAPS HIS 75TH BIRTHDAY YEAR WITH A BANG

-OFFICIAL DDA PRESS RELEASE- ANDREI KONCHALOVSKY / DISTINGUISHED RUSSIAN DIRECTOR / WRAPS HIS 75TH BIRTHDAY YEAR WITH A BANG   The celebrations concluded in style as award-winning film and theatre director ANDREI KONCHALOVSKY wrapped his UK retrospective tour on November 21. A popular screening of his multi-award-winning Uncle Vanya at Warwick Arts Centre marked the final stop in a year-long series of international events and screenings which have taken place across Russia, Slovakia, B...

Andrei Konchalovsky wrapped in the UK his international year long retrospective tour

The celebrations concluded in style as award-winning film and theatre director ANDREI KONCHALOVSKY wrapped his UK retrospective tour on November 21. A popular screening of his multi-award-winning Uncle Vanya at Warwick Arts Centre marked the final stop in a year-long series of international events and screenings which have taken place across Russia, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Poland, Montreal, Paris, Berlin, Rome, Madrid and Cannes to celebrate his 75th birthday. The UK retrospective also witnessed ...

Call For Entries: The Strawberry Shorts Film Festival 2013

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  Cambridge Cinema Shorts, in partnership with Strawberry Fair, are delighted to announce that we will be holding The Strawberry Shorts Film Festival on the evening of Friday 31st May. The Film Festival has the honour of acting as the opening event for Strawberry Fair 2013, which takes place on Saturday 1st June.  Film submissions are invited for the 13th Strawberry Shorts Film Festival and those short-listed will be entered into our competitive programme vying for a chance to win ...

The 24th annual Boston Jewish Film Festival

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The 24th annual Boston Jewish Film Festival will present 45 films from Nov. 7-19, ranging from an upbeat documentary about one of the world’s best known songs to edgy women’s films to an American classic hand-picked by a theatre giant to a shorts film competition to many exciting debuts from directors.   A worldwide selection of film from the U.S., Israel, Argentina, Canada, France, Germany, Nigeria, Russia and South Africa will screen at Greater Boston area theatres with panel dis...

EFA Board members Elected for 2012

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The President: Wim Wenders, Director, Germany Wim Wenders attended the Academy of Film & Television in Munich, worked as a film critic for various German publications, and was a founding member of Filmverlag der Autoren. In 1976 he set up his own production company, Road Movies, and, in 2002, Reverse Angle. Often hailed as one of the most important German directors on the international scene, Wenders has received various international awards, including the Golden Lion (TH...

The Ohio Independent Film Festival is currently programming its 19th year

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This years film festival is scheduled for May 17 through May 20 and will be presented at the Arts Collinwood galleries, with the headlining film "For the Love of Music " presented at The Beachland Ballroom on May 20th. For tickets and additional information on the film festival please go to www.ohiofims.com or ticketweb.com (search Ohio Independent Film Festival). The Ohio Independent Film Festival is currently programming its 19th year of presenting films submitted by independent...

ECU Film Festival Day Two - Part Two

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    It's nearly one am on the night of the second day of the ECU Film Festival, and while Belgian musician, Karim Baqqili, spins out some wild gypsy jazz on an oud, Patrick Chadwick is talking to me about Icelandic weather patterns.   We're milling around at the after-party at Les Voutes Saint Paul after a long day of screenings. The wine is flowing, in another room somewhere in this strangely cavernous place people are dancing to MGMT with champagne flutes in...

ÉCU 2012 FILM FESTIVAL DAY ONE

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ÉCU 2012 FILM FESTIVAL DAY ONE It’s nearly half past six on the evening of the first day of the seventh European Independent Film Festival. Strains of smoky jazz, a snaking baritone sax line, filters through from the trio set up in the festival foyer, making its way to the little marquee where, even now,  film-makers are assembling for the welcome glass of wine or vitamin water. Amongst the group festival president, Scott Hillier, will later refer to as a “crazed bunch ...

Boston Jewish Film Festival names Amy Geller new Artistic Director

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  The Boston Jewish Film Festival named Amy Geller, long active in the Boston film community with curatorial and production experience, as its new Artistic Director. Geller's background includes producing a variety of feature, documentary and short films, curating film festivals and serving as Associate Director of The Boston Jewish Film Festival. Geller's chief responsibilities will be selecting films and programming fo...

The jury of Bucarest B-Est

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JAN HARLAN (Head of the Jury) Producer and Director „I joined Stanley Kubrick in 1969 for his Napoleon project, which was unfortunately abandoned, but I enjoyed working with Stanley and he liked me, so I added the study of film-production with a great teacher to my previous profession. My first film as an assistant was A Clockwork Orange. Four years later I became Kubri...

REELAbilitiesBoston Film Festival premieres in February 2012

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Six films from around the world about people with disabilities will highlight the first REELAbilitiesBoston Film Festival being held Feb. 2-8.My Spectacular Theatre, a Chinese film from Director Yu Lang, will be the opening night film on Feb. 2, 2012 at the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown.Other films in the REELAbilitiesBoston Film Festival include War Eagle, Arkansas (Canada/England/US); Shooting Beauty (USA); Snow Cake (Canada/England/USA); Warrior Champions (China/US); and Anita (Ar...

Call For Entries: The Strawberry Shorts Film Festival 2012

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Cambridge Cinema Shorts, in partnership with Strawberry Fair, are delighted to announce that we will be holding The Strawberry Shorts Film Festival on the evening of Friday 1st June. The Film Festival has the honour of acting as the opening event for Strawberry Fair 2012, which takes place on Saturday 2nd June. Film submissions are invited for the 12th Strawberry Shorts Film Festival and those short-listed will be entered into our competitive programme vying for a chance to win La Fraise...

Watersprite Student Film Festival (based in Cambridge!) wants YOU to submit!

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Watersprite: The Cambridge International Student Film Festival - *Call for Entries*   For the third year running, Cambridge is hosting a vibrant student film festival, showcasing works from around the world alongside a diverse programme of free events. Already growing in leaps and bounds, Watersprite aims to recognise and reward emerging talent, inspire and educate young filmmakers and provide a meeting ground for students and industry professionals. In February 2012...

Futures of Entertainment Examines State of Media Industry

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Media Scholars and Experts Gather at MIT for Fifth Annual Conference Crowdsourcing, privacy, location-based technologies and producer/audience collaboration are among the pressing issues at the forefront of the futures of entertainment and media. Thought leaders from the media, entertainment and marketing industries will gather alongside media studies scholars in Cambridge to discuss these subjects at next...

Boston Jewish Film Festival announces 23rd annual Festival line-up

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The theme “Neighbors Near and Far” will be explored at the 23rd annual Boston Jewish Film Festival, which opens Nov. 2 and continues through Nov. 13.   The Boston Jewish Film Festival presents 32 of the most innovative films on Jewish themes from around the world in Greater Boston area theatres. Films are accentuated by panel discussions and with visits by more than a dozen directors, actors and subjects from such countries as Israel, France, Germany and Hungary.   “Our f...

New Partnership - ISFO, International Student Film Organization

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The International Student Film Organization (ISFO) is a FREE online film network which aims to connect young film makers from all over the world to each other and the industry. Its targets are to increase the overall visibility and quality of student films and to support the next generation of international talent. Registered in London, the ISFO is based at www.futureinfilm.com. The website serves as a gateway for students to access benefits such as a newsletter, their own customized profile ad...

Short but sweet

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When you are summoned to a hospital club, you might be more than a little apprehensive.But an invitation to a screening at The Hospital Club, a sumptuous private members art-hot-house nestling between Drury Lane and Covent Garden ,in the heart of London ,is  a rather more appetising prospect, and means you are to be treated to a screening of a film, and not subjected to a medical investigation.  Thusly , on the evening of Monday 21st March 2011, the pleasure was magnified when the film in ...

Call for Entries: The Strawberry Shorts Film Festival 2011

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Cambridge Cinema Shorts, in partnership with Strawberry Fair, are delighted to announce that we will be holding The Strawberry Shorts Film Festival 2011 on the evening of Friday 3 June. The Film Festival has the honour of acting as the opening event for Strawberry Fair 2011, which takes place on Saturday 4 June, from 12 midday. Film submissions are invited, and all screened short films will not only receive the adoration of our enthusiastic audience, but will be automatically entered i...

David Rimmer Retrospective

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Cambridge Cinema Shorts presents a retrospective of celebrated Canadian experimental short film maker David Rimmer. Twice nominated for the Canadian Govenor General’s Award in media arts, Rimmer has produced over 40 films over 30 years, from experimental to documentary, to dance, to music, to portraits of artists The evening will be personally curated and hosted by David Rimmer who will introduce and discuss a selection of his short films. From David Rimmers entry in the The Cana...

The judges arrived in Sundance

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Sundance Institute announced members of five juries awarding prizes at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival which runs January 20-30, 2011. The juries are comprised of 23 individuals spanning the global arts community. Juror photos and extended biographies, in addition to the complete Festival lineup and schedule, are available at www.sundance.org/festival. All awards will be announced the evening of January 29 at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival Awards Ceremony. The Short Film Awards will als...

THE SOCIAL NETWORK Kicks Off 2010 NYFF

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  Future generations will be in a better position to determine whether the introduction of social networking technology in the first decade of the 20th century was a blessing or a curse. Certainly for the entrepreneurs who created new ways for us to communicate with one another, it has been both. Such is the case for the multi-billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, who founded the internet phenomenon Facebook, but who has lost as much as he has gained in terms of the trust and love of his friends...

Three cities united by an Ibero-American festival

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• The Harvard Film Archives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, will host a pre-festival screening• Brown University campus in Providence, Rhode Island, will screen the official opening and closing films• A special film series to be presented at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut Providence, RI (August, 2010) - The 1st Edition of the New England Festival of Ibero-American Cinema (NEFIAC) is approaching, and these three wonderful cities will be host to a bevy of international films and a...

Finding David Fine

ME: Hi David. Well, to be honest, you have so many projects going on... can share with me which projects in the last year you are most proud of and were maybe most challenging?   DAVID: The last two I did were pretty intense. In "Stricken" I played the heroic lead, saving a young woman, played, masterfully, by my co lead Stephanie Michelle French, from Demonic Possession. I play a

BAFTA nominated Willian McGregor coming to Cam*era

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Hailing from the open fields of rural Norfolk, William has earned a string of acclaims. From a National Young Filmmaker Nomination in 2006, a BAFTA 60 Second Film Award Nomination in 2007 and screenings at the London Short Film Festival in 2007, 2008 and 2010. With three films aired on the BBC and internationally across the world at festivals such as the Warsaw International Film Festival, Kiev International Film Festival and Istanbul International Short Film Festival, William is already...

The Strawberry Shorts Film Festival @ The Big Weekend

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We can now confirm that this years Strawberry Shorts Film Festival will be run as part of Cambridge City Council's The Big Weekend on Friday the 9th and Saturday the 10th of July. Strawberry Fair would like to thank Cambridge City Council for stepping into the breach and hosting this years Strawberry Shorts on Parker's Piece in the heart of Cambridge, as part of The Big Weekend. The close of submission is Friday 14th of May, so its not too late to submit a film. Submission details are give...
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