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Sundance New Frontier on Main,

The 2008 Sundance Film Festival announced today a line-up of cinematic installations, live multimedia performance events, and panel discussions that will be featured in the New Frontier on Main, a flagship venue that is part of the Festival’s New Frontier program for showcasing films and art work from the cutting edge of cinematic culture. The 2008 Sundance Film Festival runs January 17-27 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Sundance, Utah. For a complete list of films, visit the Sundance...

Oscar buzz already surrounds some of Telluride 33 features

Today marks the close of the 34th Telluride Film Festival, presented by the National Film Preserve and Apple. The sold out Festival featured many of this year’s highly anticipated films from across the globe. This celebration of art and film set among the beauty of the Rockies opened Friday, August 31 and closed today, September 3.The Festival paid tribute to three film luminaries including Daniel Day-Lewis, whose award was presented by surprise guest Paul Thomas Anderson, director of the upco...

It's Showtime at The Telluride Film Festival

The 34th Telluride Film Festival celebrates the best in film, past, present and future, from all around the globe, the Festival kicks off another exciting weekend packed with tributes, features, documentaries, shorts, conversations and panel discussions. The Festival opens today Friday, August 31 and runs through Monday, September 3.The Festival will pay tribute to three film luminaries including Daniel Day-Lewis, who captivated filmgoers with his performances in ROOM WITH A VIEW, THE UNBEARABLE...

The nominees of the 14th Oldenburg International Filmfestival

Two competitions at the Oldenburg Filmfestival promote young German independent cinema During the festival the Otto-Sprenger-Award and the German Independence Award -- Best German Film will be handed outThe Oldenburg International Filmfestival is continuously striving to support young independent cinema from Germany. This year the established German Independence Award -- Best German Film will be complemented by the Otto-Sprenger-Award, another means of supporting young filmmakers. Nominees for t...

Get ready for Brainwash Drive-In/Bike-In/Walk-In Movie Festival

The 13th Annual Brainwash Drive-In/Bike-In/Walk-In Movie Festival will kick off on Friday & Saturday, July 6th & 7th, 2007. Shows at 9:00 p.m.You just need to get to the Alliance for West Oakland Development Parking Lot, 1357 5th St. at Mandela Parkway, Oakland, CA. See a map.How: Sit in your car, or bring a chair to sit outside, and watch movies "magically" projected onto a giant screen. Sound is broadcast into your car or boom box using the wonder of frequency modulation ("FM") — in stereo!...

FLIFF Moves Into Its Second Weekend

Thursday, October 26----As the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) moves into its second consecutive weekend, the schedule for Friday is a full and varied one. Listed in the Guiness Book of World Records as "the world's longest film festival", this year's edition runs for 30 days, with an extra week of programming and special events to be held in the resort town of Key West when the Festival comes to an end in its Fort Lauderdale home on Sunday, November 12. When do these Festi...

Brainwash Drive-In/Bike-In/Walk-In Movie Festival!

Don't miss The Fabulous 12th Annual Brainwash Drive-In/Bike-In/Walk-In Movie Festival! You'll eat up this year's bumper crop of movies, featuring cabbages, pumpkins, several mothers, death by other devices, puppetry, horror, action, stop-action, and (of course) animation. Featuring the Rhythmic Revolution, live and in person. When: Friday & Saturday, July 7th & 8th, 2006. shows at 9:00 p.m.Where: Alliance for West Oakland Development Parking Lot, 1357 5th St. at Mandela Parkway, Oakland, CA. Map...

The 21st Film Arts Festival of Independent Cinema

The 21st Film Arts Festival of Independent CinemaNovember 3-9, 2005Frameline is proud to co-present the following screenings at The 21st Film Arts Festival of Independent Cinema.WOMEN IN LOVEFriday, November 4th at 10:00pmRoxie CinemaThe newest effort from Karen Everett is an autobiographical journey into the difficult terrain of romance, polyamory, self-defined family, and how we try to keep it all together. This film gives new meaning to the term cinéma vérité as Everett unflinchingly films...

Pike time in Vallalodid, awards and memories

Somehow eight days of compact quality cinema viewing have slipped by, the main problem being how to find some time to write at least some of it down between widely spaced out screenings. Downtown Valladolid is a tricky maze of narrow streets with sixteenth century churches at every turn, but fortunately, with an extremely friendly populace willing to steer you straight every time you get lost -- on average, three times a day -- but what a nice city to get lost in! The festival is centred at the...

Mill Valley opens its 28th edition

For 28 years, Mill Valley Film Festival has been presenting the best in American Independent and International feature films, hard-hitting documentaries, cutting edge video, delightful children’s fare and tributes to celluloid luminaries. This year is no exception. With more than 150 slated films and videos from around the globe, the Mill Valley Film Festival unspools October 6-16.“The 28th Festival is filled with extraordinary independent films from 55 countries around the world as well as ...

Mill Valley kicks in for 11 days of filmmakers treats

For 28 years, Mill Valley Film Festival has been presenting the best in American Independent and International feature films, hard-hitting documentaries, cutting edge video, delightful children’s fare and tributes to celluloid luminaries. This year is no exception. With more than 150 slated films and videos from around the globe, the Mill Valley Film Festival unspools October 6-16 at the CinéArts @ Sequoia, 25 Throckmorton Avenue in Mill Valley; 142 Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Aven...

Orinda Festival program highlights

ORINDA FILM FESTIVAL 2005 BEGINS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 AND RUNS THROUGH SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 The landmark Orinda Theater, 4 Theater Square, showcases a diverse array of original, independent films beginning Thursday, September 22nd extending through Sunday, September 25th. The Orinda Film Festival, now in its 4th year, features films from around the world that challenge, educate and inspire audiences of all ages. Over four days, 140 films will be shown, from narrative features and shorts to doc...

San Francisco closed with 77 000 in attendance

The 48th San Francisco International Film Festival concluded with a screening of the wickedly satirical Hollywood noir, THE DYING GAUL, directed by Craig Lucas and starring Patricia Clarkson, Campbell Scott and Peter Sarsgaard. For 15 days, thousands of filmgoers, filmmakers and film industry representatives attended screenings of 185 films from 48 countries in San Francisco, Berkeley and Palo Alto. Attendance, compared to the 47th Festival, rose 5% to 77,000.The SKYY Prize, established in 1997 ...

Detroit Docs line up of 100 documentaries

Detroit Docs International Film Festival Is Celebrating Year 3! from November 11-14, 2004 Highlights include this year: Screening over 100 documentaries from all over the world including the U.S., Canada, Scotland, Australia, Germany, Israel, United Kingdom, Poland, and Japan Introducing three new venues; Wayne State University, Detroit Institute of Arts & the Museum of New Art Welcoming 30+ filmmakers and visitors from out of town to attend the festival with their works Festival kicks off with ...

Upcoming Mad Cat Fest in Oakland highlights

The 8th Annual MadCat Women’s International Film Festival September 14 – October 3 in Oakland!The MadCat Film Festival screens the best cutting-edge experimental and independent films from around the world. Featuring shorts, documentaries, narratives and animated works selected from more than 900 submissions. This year’s lineup includes 12 programs of timely, insightful, humorous and deeply moving experimental and independent films by some of the finest up-and-coming and established women ...

Brainwash Drive-In Movie Festival

The 10th Annual Brainwash Drive-In Movie Festival!AND Don't miss The Fabulous 10th Annual Brainwash Drive-In/Bike-In Movie Festival!Friday & Saturday, July 9th & 10th, 2004, in the Alliance for West Oakland Development Parking Lot, 1357 5th St. at Mandela Parkway, Oakland, CA; shows start at 9:00p.m. Sound broadcast into your car or Boom Box on FM stereo! Admission: $8 ea. nite. Featuring the Rhythmic Revolution, with Mark States. -"One of my favorite poets" - Mary Davis. Friday, July 9th, 2004 ...

Rose Troche gets her 2004 Frameline Award

On Friday night, Rose Troche ascended the stage to accept the 2004 Frameline Award from queer movie historian and filmmaker Jenni Olson before a 10th Anniversary screening of GO FISH. Troche, who made the stage holding a sign reading "Justice for Gwen," in honor the slain transgender teen Gwen Araujo, held her chest as she told the enthusiastic Frameline28 audience that she really felt her heart in San Francisco and that the Castro was a magic place for her. Congratulations Rose!After the Fram...

Hi Lo : High Concept, Low Budget Fest

What is the hilo film festival? Or Why $40 million can kill a good idea.Originally organized in 1997 by the San Francisco production company and comedy collective Killing My Lobster the hi/lo film festival has evolved into a major West Coast showcase for independent low-budget film makers. The fest runs in the Haight’s historic Red Vic Movie House and Oakland’s pizza & pub Parkway Theater for three nights of shorts, docs, narratives, experimentals and animations. Now in its seventh year, t...


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