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Benefit Dinner at the beautiful Villa Nocturne hosted by IEFTA President Marco Orsini

Three talented young Ethiopian Filmmakers just finished a once-in a-lifetime experience when they spent a week in Monte Carlo and at the Cannes Film Festival, attending film screenings and premieres, participating in meetings, workshops, and seminars, and being feted at dinners and parties, and presenting their own work. Filmmakers Henok Mebratu, Olisarali Olibui and Yidnekachew Shumete, are participants of an educ

Young Ethiopian Filmmakers just finished a once-in a-lifetime experience with a trip to Cannes

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                Three talented young Ethiopian Filmmakers just finished a once-in a-lifetime experience when they spent a week in Monte Carlo and at the Cannes Film Festival, attending film screenings and premieres, participating in meetings, workshops, and seminars, and being feted at dinners and parties, and presenting their own work. Filmmakers Henok Mebratu, Olisarali Olibui and Yidnekachew...

Haiti: Carnival in Cannes

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    The Festival de Cannes celebrated Haiti: Carnival in Cannes Friday night, a benefit event presented by Giorgio Armani in support of Sean Penn’s J/P Haitian Relief Organization (J/P HRO), Paul Haggis’ Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) and Petra Nemcova’s Happy Heart’s Fund (HHF), for their united and extraordinary work in Haiti. The charities’ unity reflects their collective belief that more can be ac...

Gala dinner in Monaco to benefit the International Emerging Film Talent Association and the Ethiopian Film Initiative

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The International Emerging Film Talent Association (IEFTA) and the Ethiopian Film Initiative (EFI) announced today the three filmmakers selected for a week-long visit to Monaco and Cannes for workshops, programs and events happening during the 2012 Cannes film festival this May.  They are: Henok Mebratu, Olisarali Olibui Tongolu and Yidnekachew Shumete Desalegn.   The trip will provide an opportunity for the filmmakers to meet a range of influential distributors, sales ...

"The Artist," which received a Best Picture PGA nomination today, was the hit of Capri, Hollywood

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"The Artist," which received a Best Picture PGA nomination today, was the hit of Capri, Hollywood - The Smart International Film Festival, winning Film of the Year for its Golden Globe nominated director Michel Hazanavicius and the Best Actress nod for its female lead, Bérénice Bejo. Michael Fassbender was named Best Actor for his performance in "Shame," and Sir Ben Kingsley received the Fest's 2011 Legend Award, a career honor.       ...

Sir Ben Kingsley Received Capri Fest’s Legend Award

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“The Artist,” which received a Best Picture PGA nomination today, was the hit of Capri, Hollywood – The Smart International Film Festival, winning Film of the Year for its Golden Globe nominated director Michel Hazanavicius and the Best Actress nod for its female lead, Bérénice Bejo. Michael Fassbender was named Best Actor for his performance in “Shame,” and Sir Ben Kingsley received the Fest’s 2011 Legend Award, a career honor.The Fest’s 16th edition, which was directed by Pasca...

Berenice Bejo (“The Artist”) and Michael Fassbender (“Shame”) have been named Best Actress and Best Actor of the Year by Capri,

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Awards To Be Presented During Fest’s 16th Edition, December 27th – January 2nd On the heels of their receiving Golden Globe nominations today, Berenice Bejo (“The Artist”) and Michael Fassbender (“Shame”) have been named Best Actress and Best Actor of the Year by Capri, Hollywood – The International Film Festival 2011. The awards will be presented during the Fest’s 16th edition, which runs from December 27th through January 2nd. Both performing artists have been garnering cr...

Berenice Bejo and Michael Fassbender to be awarded at Capri Hollywood

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Awards To Be Presented During Fest’s 16th Edition, December 27th – January 2ndOn the heels of their receiving Golden Globe nominations today, Berenice Bejo (“The Artist”) and Michael Fassbender (“Shame”) have been named Best Actress and Best Actor of the Year by Capri, Hollywood – The International Film Festival 2011. The awards will be presented during the Fest’s 16th edition, which runs from December 27th through January 2nd. Both performing artists have been garnering critical...

CAPRI HOLLYWOOD - International Film festival to honor the cast of My Week With Marilyn

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  The exceptional cast of My Week With Marilyn, directed by Simon Curtis, will accept top honors for a cast this New Year's Day with the 2011 Capri Ensemble Award. Curtis will accept the award along with several members of the cast. Michelle Williams' striking portrayal as one of the world's most idolized and mysterious icons provides a center stone for her fellow castmates as they allow us a look into one particular week of Marilyn Monroe's life. Kenneth Branagh masterfully manif...

.CAPRI HOLLYWOOD - International Film festival to honor the cast of My Week With Marilyn

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The exceptional cast of My Week With Marilyn, directed by Simon Curtis, will accept top honors for a cast this New Year's Day with the 2011 Capri Ensemble Award. Curtis will accept the award along with several members of the cast. Michelle Williams' striking portrayal as one of the world's most idolized and mysterious icons provides a center stone for her fellow castmates as they allow us a look into one particular week of Marilyn Monroe's life. Kenneth Branagh masterfully manifests Sir Laurence...

Angel Awards 2011 announce line up, ready to kick off

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                  The Director and Executive Producer Rosana Golden, Dean Bentley are pleased to announce the following ... 8th December 2011 OPEN PRESS CALL at 1:30 PM (13H30) AT THE ART NOVO THEATRE, NOVOTEL, MONTE-CARLO. The Angel Film Awards - VIP press and photo call... celebrity introductions... radio and television interviews and broadcasts... red ca...

Angel Awards 2011 announce line up, ready to roll

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The Director and Executive Producer Rosana Golden, Dean Bentley are pleased to announce the following ... 8th December 2011 OPEN PRESS CALL at 1:30 PM (13H30) AT THE ART NOVO THEATRE, NOVOTEL, MONTE-CARLO. The Angel Film Awards - VIP press and photo call... celebrity introductions... radio and television interviews and broadcasts... red carpet evening gala film screenings held at the ART NOVO THEATRE & LOUNGE of the NOVOTEL in Monte-Carlo at 1:30 PM (13H30) The Directors, Actors are descending ...

Courts-Bouillon

Courts-Bouillon 6

Un Jour – Des Courts – Le Meilleur

Samedi 8 octobre 2011 à Rousset

 

Programmation

 

14h00

Séance 1

 

Cigarette Candy de Lauren Wolkstein // Etats-Unis // 2009 // 14'               
Le jeune soldat Eddie Van Buren est obligé de jouer le rôle du "héros" lors d'une petite fête organisée à l’occasion de son retour au pays.

 

Le Syndrome du Timide de Pierre-Axel Vuillaume-Prézeau // France // 2010 // 6'

Il apparaissait nécessaire d'offrir pour la première fois, et aux yeux de tous, une véritable étude du syndrome du Timide.

 

Notes on the other de Sergio Oksman // Espagne // 2009 // Documentaire // 13'

Une foule de sosies d’Hemingway afflue en Floride pour élire « l’Hemingway authentique ». En 1924, Hemingway lui-même avait désiré être un autre.

 

Aglaée de Rudi Rosenberg // France // 2010 // 20'

Dans la cour du collège, Benoît perd un pari contre ses copains. Son gage : proposer à Aglaée, une élève handicapée, de sortir avec lui.

 

Vers le Nord de Youssef Chebbi // Tunisie // 2010 // 16'

En pleine nuit noire, sur une plage, Mehdi et Nito, deux passeurs de clandestins, s'apprêtent à conclure un deal avec une mafia albanaise.

 

Paris Shanghaï de Thomas Cailley // France // 2010 // 25'

Alors qu'il commence un périple de 20000 km à vélo, Manu croise la route de Victor, un adolescent perdu.

 

 

16h00 Séance spéciale animation           
> séance accessible à toute la famille          

Séance spéciale animation par la prestigieuse école des Gobelins qui forme depuis 30 ans les talents de demain. C'est le département Cinéma d'Animation, fondé en 1975 par Pierre Ayma, qui fit pour beaucoup la notoriété de l'établissement. Celui-ci a formé des animateurs qui ont trouvé leur place au sein de studios comme Disney, Universal, Pixar, Dreamworks ou Warner Bros.

 

Les  formations dispensées par les Gobelins à Paris et Annecy sont donc devenues des références dans le secteur du cinéma d'animation, aussi bien d’animation traditionnelle que d’animation numérique. Les courts-métrages réalisés par les étudiants durant leur scolarité remportent chaque année de nombreux prix dans les festivals internationaux.

 

 

Sélection de 60 minutes des meilleurs films des Gobelins :

Jurannessic (2002) - Chaperon Rouge (1993) - Le goûter (2003) - Le building (2005) - Burning Safari (2006) - Cocotte minute (2006) - Pyrats (2006) -  Anima Facta Est (2007) - La ballade sauvage (2008) - Garuda (2008) - Dodudindon (2009) Fenrir (2009) - Monstera Deliciosa (2009) - Soapy Trip (2010) - Chaman (2010) - Red River Bay (2010) - Junk space (2010) - La migration bigoudenne (2004) - Après la pluie (2008) - Blind spot (2007) -  Oktapodi (2007) - Le ruban (2009) - Inka Bola (2009) -  Le phare (2009) - Le royaume (2010) - Jean-Luc (2010) - Smoke my Christmas (2010) - Trois petits points (2010) - For sock's sake (2008)

 

 

17h00 Rencontre avec un réalisateur de l’école des Gobelins

18h00 Séance 3


Los minutos, las horas de Janaina Marques // Cubas Brésil // 2009 // 11'

Yoli a toujours vécu avec sa mère, dans un quartier pauvre de La Havane. Un jour, un homme l'invite à un rendez-vous.

 

Suiker de Jeroen Annokkeé // Pays-Bas // 2010 // 8'

Klaasje, la voisine de Bert, sonne à sa porte, légèrement vêtue, pour lui emprunter un pot de sucre ...

 

The lost thing de Shaun Tan et Andrew Ruhemann // Australie //2010 // Animation // 15'

Un jeune garçon trouve une étrange créature sur la plage et décide de la ramener chez lui.

 

La Fille de l'homme de Manuel Schapira // France // 2010 // 10'

Un soir alors que son bébé est en pleur, un père décide de le sortir ...

 

L'accordeur d'Olivier Treiner // France // 2010 // 13'

Adrien s'est effondré psychologiquement après avoir échoué à un concours de renom et travaille désormais comme accordeur de piano.

 

Checkpoint de Ruben Amar // France // 2010 // 19'

Suleiman, un jeune palestinien de onze ans, vit dans un petit village de la bande de Gaza. Comme tous les mois, il accompagne son père sur les ruines d'un village détruit.

 

Catharsis de Cédric Prevost // France // 2010 // 18'

Un aspirant réalisateur, rongé par le désir inassouvi de tourner, se réveille à l'intérieur d'un film.

 

 

19h40  Interlude musical  
par DJ Paul Kersey - Mix de musiques de films
Possibilité de se restaurer sur place.

 

20h30 Séance 4

 

Babel d'Hendrick Dusollier // France // 2010 // 15'

Depuis les montagnes célestes jusqu'au sommet des tours de Shanghai, deux jeunes paysans quittent leur village pour rejoindre la mégapole.

 

Y a basta ! de Gustave Kervern et Sébastien Rost // France // 2010 // 11'

Un  centre spécialisé va fermer ses portes. Des handicapés mentaux, aidés par leurs éducateurs, vont, dès lors, prendre leur destin en main !

 

Le piano de Lévon Minasian // France Arménie // 2011 // 26'

Pour se préparer à un concours international, le Ministère de la Culture met à la disposition de Loussiné, petite orpheline un superbe piano.

 

Khouya de Yanis Koussim // Algérie // 2010 // 15'

Au sein d'un intérieur algérien ordinaire, le frère bat ses sœurs, la mère laisse faire.

 

El empleo de Santiago Bou Grasso // Argentine // 2008 // 6'

Un homme, en chemin vers le travail, est plongé dans un monde où l’utilisation de gens en tant qu’objets fait partie du quotidien.

 

Je pourrais être votre grand-mère de Bernard Tanguy // France // 2010 // 19'

Un jeune avocat d'affaires trouve que la vieille SDF roumaine en bas de chez lui ressemble à sa grand-mère. Une nuit, il lui fabrique une pancarte en carton. 

Deux inconnus de Christopher Radclif et Lauren Wolkstein // France // 2011 // 16'

Un homme et un jeune adolescent marchent le long d'une route de campagne. Alors qu'ils s'invitent dans la piscine d'un motel isolé, ils sont pris au dépourvu par la jeune réceptionniste.

 

Pot de clôture offert

Mix de musiques de films : Paul Kersey, qui anime l’émission "Paul's Boutique" sur Radio Monaco. Velouté Courts-Bouillon offert après la séance.

Tarifs projections
5 €  / Tarif normal
3€   / Tarif réduit   (Etudiants, - de 18 ans, demandeurs d’emploi)
10 €  /  Passeport journée
Gratuit  / Etudiants en audiovisuel (sur présentation de la carte étudiant)

 

NEWSLETTER N° 510: May 23, 2011: Cannes wrap up dailies and Awards‏

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NEWSLETTER N° 509: May 20, 2011: Cannes 1st week‏

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Stars at Cannes turn out for AIDS charity event

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Uma Thurman poses upon arrival to the 2011 amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS Benefit Gala (AFP/File, Martin Bureau)  CANNES, France — Monaco's Prince Albert II and his bride-to-be Charlene Wittstock joined other celebrities on Thursday for an AIDS fundraising gala on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival. Founded by the late Elizabeth Taylor, whose portrait looked down on the revellers, the fundraiser for the American AIDS research foundation amFAR is the biggest of its ...

John Cassavetes director inspired by On the Bowery, a film

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On the Bowery, a film that inspired director John Cassavetes By Ron Gilbert This Oscar nominated film was considered very controversial when it was released but today we are fortunate to see the restored version in addition to a commentary on the making of On The Bowery by Michael Rogosin the son of the director. In 1956  the year  this film was made ,Dwight Eisenhower was president, Reverend  Martin Luther King  was heavily involved in racial integration in the South, Fidel...

John Cassavetes director inspired by On the Bowery,

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John Cassavetes director inspired by On the Bowery, a film On the Bowery, a film that inspired director John Cassavetes By Ron Gilbert This Oscar nominated film was considered very controversial when it was released but today we are fortunate to see the restored version in addition to a commentary on the making of On The Bowery by Michael Rogosin the son of the director. In 1956 the year this film was made ,Dwight Eisenhower was president, Reverend Martin Luther King was heavily involved in ...

NEWSLETTER N° 485: November 19, 2010

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 .............                                                                                                                                                          WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 485: November 19, 2010 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor, Advertise on the sites.  Our newsletter reaches 82 000 film professio...

The fifth annual Monaco Media Forum

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The fifth annual Monaco Media Forum (http://www.monacomediaforum.org), chaired by HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, opened today, promising two-and-a-half days of debate and conversation on the "mobilization" of media, marketing and technology.(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101110/419564-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101110/419564-b )"From smart phones to tablets, pads and other new devices, mobile media intersects all our past discussions: "Web 2.0," social netw...

EVERYTHING WILL HAPPEN BEFORE YOU DIE!

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In the midst of all the Venice Film Festival excitement, I'd like to bring your attention to some good old Americana Indie-style. If the title doesn't grab you enough, like it certainly does for me, then hopefully this in-depth interview with the filmmakers Dan Finkel, (Director/Writer/Producer) and Brian McGuire (Actor/Writer/Producer) for the new witty and spirited- che spiritoso!- American Indie film Everything Will Happen Before You Die (2010).     First, I...

Formula One Fast Tracked to Big Screen

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Exclusive Media Group's (EMG) documentary unit, Spitfire Documentary Films, is teaming with Flat-Out Films and Diamond Docs to produce the definitive feature documentary on Formula One motor racing, the highest class of auto racing sanctioned by the FIA and the richest, most glamorous sport in the world. The announcement was made today by EMG's Co-Chairman & CEO Nigel Sinclair. The creative team comes from Diamond Docs, who recently helped craft the 2010 Acade...

NEWSLETTER N° 445: December 16, 2009

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.............WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 445: December 16, 2009 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor, Advertise on the sites. Our newsletter reaches 77 000 film professionnals. COMING SOON THE NEXT FESTIVAL DAILIES ON FEST21.COM We follow 4 000 festivals for you. Stay tuned. _____________________________________________________ FESTIVAL NEWS FROM THE CIRCUIT ...

Angel Film Awards - Monaco International Film Festival Awards

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Angel Film Awards - Monaco International Film Festival  concluded December 6th, 2009 Last week I attended the Angel Film Awards in Monaco- a glamorous three-day extravaganza, where the films in competition promote, unusually, peace and love - a refreshing antidote to the usual violent and gratuitous fodder thrown at us from Hollywood. Started seven years ago by Rosana Golden and Dean Bentley, specifically to showcase non-violent films, the Angel Film Awards may eschew violence but this...

"Coco avant Chanel" NY premiere

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Michael Barker, co-president and co-founder of "Sony Pictures Classic" thanked Tom Bernard for 18 years of existence. Michael stated, "I don't think we've had such a well dressed crowd. I would like to mention a few people behind the scene, an individual who is important to French film. Producer, Philippe Carcassonne. We worked together 20 years ago and it is great to be back together with him, Anne Fontaine, and Audrey Tautou. There is a strong support system within French Film where with eve...
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