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Lisbon Village Festival is a digital culture festival that includes the Village International D-Cinema Festival, the Village Lounge and the Village Art. Digital cinema, after-parties and exhibitions. 2009 dates not set yet

Indielisboa

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INDIELISBOA is a privileged event to meet the most recent and interesting works of independent cinema from all over the world. The main aim of the Festival is to discover new films and new directors, in the universe of independent cinema.

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First Portuguese Film Festival Exclusivly dedicated to Iberic Cinema. Festival have a market.

Ficap - International Film Festival Of Performing Arts

FICAP - International Film Festival of Performing Arts main goal is to promote and develope cultural and artistic values, mainly in cinema and performative arts (theatre, dance, music, circus, performance, etc).

IndieLisboa invites Marco Müller to jury...

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IndieLisboa is proud to announce that the Director of the Venice Film Festival, Marco Müller, will join the Feature Film International Jury of Lisbon's International Independent Film Festival. Marco Müller directed several European film festivals (Turin, Roterdam, Locarno) and has been awarded a number of prizes for his contribution to the discovery and the diffusion of filmmakers and cinema. Along with Marco Müller, Christoph Terhechte, the Director of Berlinale's Forum, will also join the F...

A Touch of Flash in Mannheim

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If Clara was one musical highpoint in Mannheim this year, another was certainly Carlos Saura's latest revue-film  Fados, which like his earlier Flamenco and  Tango, explores urban melodies,  presenting- with some luminous photography by Eduardo Serra-the place of fado in the life of Lisbon, looking for its African and Brazilian roots and providing 90 sensuous minutes filled with infinite affection and regret.The film received its German premiere, out of competition, and like Iberia seems to...

A Touch of Flash in Mannheim

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If Clara was one musical highpoint in Mannheim this year, another was certainly Carlos Saura's latest revue-film Fados, which like his earlier Flamenco and Tango, explores urban melodies, presenting- with some luminous photography by Eduardo Serra-the place of fado in the life of Lisbon, looking for its African and Brazilian roots and providing 90 sensuous minutes filled with infinite affection and regret.The film received its German premiere, out of competition, and like Iberia seems to be c...

Films with a political or socially conscious pulse at DOCLISBOA

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“The Whole World Fits in Lisbon” is the rallying cry of Doclisboa’s sixth annual blitz of international documentaries that rains down on the Portuguese capital October 16-26. Rousing words indeed for Lisbon audiences who, still hungover from Portugal’s Age of Discovery, crave global stories that the inward-looking media tends to eschew.And that’s the big seduction of the country’s sole festival dedicated to nonfiction films. In its short trackrecord, Doclisboa has cultivated a public...

Extended Deadline Call for entries FIAAP*08 Film Festival

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Due to so many requests we have EXTENDED the deadline for the1st International Audiovisual Festival of Performative Arts September 20-28, 2008 at National Theatre Museum in Lisbon - Portugal! Final deadline Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 (postmarked) Entry categories: Feature, Short, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Experimental, Silent Film, Animation, Music Video, Making Of, Recorded Live Performances, on films/videos about THEATRE, MUSIC, DANCE, PERORMANCE, STAND-UP, CIRCUS, etc. For mo...

NEWSLETTER N° 324: July 18th, 2007

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FESTIVALS AGENDA SUBMISSION CALENDARS Festivals calling for your films... This week, this month...   _______________________________________________________________________________________ Ischia Global Fest Dailies from Bruno Chatelin on fest21.com Ambience from Ischia ...

AN INTERVIEW WITH "THE GODFATHER OF DISCO" FILMMAKER GENE GRAHAM

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By Maria Esteves - July 12, 2007 NewFest 2007: The 19th Annual New York LGBT Film Festival N.Y. Premiere THE GODFATHER OF DISCO documentary film, directed by Gene Graham was held at AMC Loews 34th St Theater, Friday, June 1, 5:45 p.m. A special Q&A immediately followed. The N.Y. Premiere after party was held at The Zipper Factory Theater Tavern, 7:30pm. I had the privilege of interviewing emerging award-winner director Gene Graham, Sunday, July 1, 1:00pm. Q: What inspired the making of ...

"My Blueberry Nights," by Wong Kar Wai opens IndieLisboa 2008

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International Independent Film Festival of Lisbon officially opens on the 24 April with the film: «My Blueberry Nights», by Wong Kar Wai. From the same director of «2046», «Chungking Express» or «In the Mood for Love», «My Blueberry Nights» has a suit of very well known actors (Jude Law, David Strathairn, Rachel Weisz and Natalie Portman) and with Norah Jones in the leadig role. The film shows us a young woman who went on a demand for herself, after a love deception. Her demand leads h...

Nicer airport no lugage

Well TAP lost my lugage in Lisbon

Mexico’s 2007 Expresion en Corto with Kenneth Anger and Tim Burton.

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Any critic or aficionado of US films could have received a perfect introduction to past and current achievements of US movie and film making at the last edition of the Mexican international short film festival Expresion en Corto, which concluded on July 29 its ten day run in San Miguel de Allende and the state capital Guanajuato. Ranked among the most important short film festivals in the world, Expresion en Corto celebrated its tenth anniversary this year. According to Sarah Hoch about 30 s...

Debut Of A Portugese Minimalist

 Wednesday, August 1-----When COLOSSAL YOUTH, Portugese director Pedro Costa's minimalist mural of urban decay in contemporary Lisbon, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2006, it was the kind of film that critics love to argue about. Some of the film's (and the director's) supporters declared the film to a meditative study of societal tensions, while others found its slow pacing and oversized length (nearly 3 hours) to be almost unbearable. Walk outs at Cannes (not to mention...

One Night in One City awarded at Anifest and with the Grand Prix at Lisbon

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Shortly after the end of the International Festival of Animated Films AniFest held in the spa town of TREBON/CZECH REPUBLIC where Jan Balej´s film One Night in One City (Jedne noci v jednom meste) got the best feature-length animated film award, a very pleasIing piece of news came from Portugal – the movie won the Grand Prix Monstra/RTP. “I am of coursey very happy”, says the director of the awarded movie Mr. Jan Balej. “I am particularly pleased that after the success at the AniFest f...

23rd Festroia Is Dedicated To Mario Ventura

Thursday, May 31------The 23rd edition of Festroia: Festival Internacional de Cinema, which opens tomorrow evening in the seaside resort of Setubal, Portugal,  is dedicated to Festival founder Mario Ventura, who passed away last year. Ventura founded the Festival in 1985 after a celebrated career in both Portugal and Spain as a respected journalist and writer. He had published more than fifteen books, including short stories, novels and biographical works. The Public Library in Setubal, where t...

on-line casting search for Horror Feature Film 'Final Punishment."

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7,000 people apply for first on-line casting search for an European FilmCampbell Ryan Productions & BeActive are delighted to announce that over 7,000 people so far have participate in the On-line Casting for the Horror Feature Film 'Final Punishment.'Campbell Ryan Productions & BeActive are delighted to announce that over 7,000 people so far have participate in the On-line Casting for the Horror Feature Film 'Final Punishment.' Producer's Triona Campbell & Nuno Bernardo are 'delighted with the ...

Film Comment Selects At The Walter Reade Theater

Tuesday, February 6-----Film Comment, the print magaziine of the Film Society of Lincoln Center is presenting its 8th Annual Film Comment Selects series from February 14 to 27 at the Walter Reade Theater, the Film Society's year-round cinematheque. The series has earned a reputation for offering one of the most adventurous single showcases for international filmmaking, covering numerous genres and styles. With films selected from the international festival circuit by Film Comment’s distinguis...

Launch of New York Festival's Dailies on Fest21.com Blog

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FEST21.COM AND INTERNATIONAL MEDIA RESOURCES COLLABORATE ON NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL DAILIESFEST21.COM, the portal website launched at the Cannes Film Festival, by FILMFESTIVALS.COM and published by MM2 Editions is collaborating with INTERNATIONAL MEDIA RESOURCES to produce Online Dailies coverage of the NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL, one of the most important film showcases in the United States.The Dailies site will be dedicated to coverage of all aspects of the Festival, including film coverage, direct...

Mexico City Docu Festival launches

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From September 21st to the 31th, México City will witness the birth of DOCSDF, a forum, a meeting point where enthusiasts of the genre, film makers and producers, will have the oportunity to attend screenings of some of the genre’s highlights from recent years, from México and around the world.-This festival stems from the big lack México City -one of the biggest in the world- suffered, that of a large documentary film exhibition, like the ones cities like Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon, Rome, N...

Jury of Venezia 63 announced

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La Biennale di Venezia63rd Mostra Internazionale d’Arte CinematograficaJuan José Bigas Luna, Paulo Branco, Cameron Crowe,Chulpan Khamatova, Park Chan-wook, Michele Placidoin the international Jury of Venezia 63. presided by Catherine DeneuveThe Board of Directors of the Biennale di Venezia, presided by Davide Croff, has approved the proposal by the Director of the Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica Marco Müller, regarding the composition of the international Jury of Venezia 63 pr...

Flying To Portugal for the Troia International Film Festival

Sunday, June 4---Remember the good old days right after 9/11 when everyone was afraid to ride on airplanes, and those of us intrepid (or stupid) enough to continue flying off to film festivals always had empty seats around us? And airlines left on time? And the airline personnel were so happy to see a customer that you got treated like you were in first class (even though you were inevitably in the cheapo seats)? Well, I am here to tell you, brothers and sisters, that those times are long gone...

Flying To Portugal for the Troia International Film Festival

Sunday, June 4---Remember the good old days right after 9/11 when everyone was afraid to ride on airplanes, and those of us intrepid (or stupid) enough to continue flying off to film festivals always had empty seats around us? And airlines left on time? And the airline personnel were so happy to see a customer that you got treated like you were in first class (even though you were inevitably in the cheapo seats)? Well, I am here to tell you, brothers and sisters, that those times are long gone...

The Official Section Competition at 2006 Festroia

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Saturday, June 3----FESTROIA: The Troia International Film Festival, will present nearly 180 films, representing 48 countries, with a strong predominance of European cinema, during its 22nd annual showcase. The Festival, the oldest and most prestigious in Portugal, has several competition sections in its wide-ranging program. The Official Section, in competition for the Golden Dolphin Award, is made up of 14 films, from nations that produce fewer than 30 films per year. This is a unique approa...

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