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Wildly Imaginative!

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  16TH ANNUAL WILDSIDE THEATRE FESTIVAL The Hottest Two Weeks in Winter! January 3 - 13, 2013     Centaur’s 16th Wildside Theatre Festival jumpstarts the New Year with 10 days of sensational, cutting-edge theatre! Curated by Artistic and Executive Director, Roy Surette, the festival features a potpourri of colourful characters including the hilarious Mr. Joe in the North American premiere of Placebo; the outrageous Miss Hiccup, who has bee...

14th Annual EROS Film Festival ready to kick

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 14th Annual EROS Film Festival - From Iran to Ganymede: Strange Encounters, Best Friends and Family Ties   Out Film CT, the organizer of Connecticut’s two annual LGBT film festivals, is pleased to announce the line-up for the 14th EROS Film Festival, which takes place Nov. 7 – 11 at Cinestudio, on the campus of Trinity College. The event is sponsored by EROS (Encouraging Respect Of all Sexualities), Trinity’s gay/straight student alliance, and showcases a broa...

Pacific Meridian 10th anniversary Film Festival ambiance

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 The festival like a bridge from heart to heart; 10 years passed, everything is still ahead   The Opening Ceremony of the 10th anniversary Film Festival “Pacific Meridian” was surprisingly heartfelt, absolutely sincere. All the speakers congratulated the festival on its first and, as they pointed, not the last anniversary. Everybody was saying that: festival’s guests, spectators and even official persons. And the master of ceremony – an actor Alexander Ol...

Creative Industry Stars Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Festival: ‘A Shaded View on Fashion Film’ Hosted by the CENTRE PO

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Diane Pernet will welcome a host of iconic and inspirational figures from the creative industries as well as several exciting stars-in-the-making to the fifth anniversary edition of her festival, ‘A SHADED VIEW ON FASHION FILM’ (ASVOFF).  Actors, designers, filmmakers, artists, critics, entertainers, fashion photographers and celebrities will gather to celebrate ASVOFF's pioneering spirit, leadership and stamina as the world’s first and foremost film festival dedicated to ...

Hawaii International Film Festival highlights

The 32nd Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), presented by Halekulani will take place October 11-21 in Honolulu. The festival, in partnership with the Vilcek Foundation, will showcase six films--four features and two documentary shorts--as part of the New American Filmmakers (NAF) program.     The NAF program, previously called American Immigrant Filmmakers on Profile, continues to highlight the creative enterprises of talented foreign-born writers, directors, producers,...

The Berlin & Beyond Film Festival (Sept 27-Oct 4) will honor legendary German acting talent Mario Adorf

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The Berlin & Beyond Film Festival (Sept 27-Oct 4) is excited to announce that it will honor legendary German acting talent Mario Adorf with a lifetime achievement award in acting and a four-film tribute as part of its 17th annual program. The festival will screen the actor’s classic films The Tin Drum (Saturday Sept 29th, 8:45PM), Ship of the Dead (Friday, Sept 28th, 4:30PM) and Lola (Tuesday, Oct 2nd, 6:00PM) and will present the award at the screening of his most recent film The Rhino an...

Iranian Film Festival in San Francisco completes line up

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'Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco' just announced its 2012 program set for September 8 & 9 at the San Francisco Art Institute. The 5th Annual Iranian Film Festival will present 28 films from around the world, including England, Germany, France, Holland, Canada, USA, Australia, Denmark, Iceland... There are fiction, documentary, animation, short...films among this year's selections with a wide range of topics. This year's tribute is for the legendary composer, Esf...

The First Films World Competition

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THE JURY OF THE FIRST FILMS WORLD COMPETITION    Klaus Eder  Born in Augsburg, Germany, Klaus Eder lives and works in Munich. He studied German literature at the University of Stuttgart and has worked as a film critic since the 1960s. Currently a reviewer for the Bayerischer Rundfunk national radio network he contributes to several German language film magazines. He has published books on numerous international filmmakers, including monographs on Andrzej Wajda, Luis Bunuel, Nikita ...

Actor Hugh Jackman will be honored by Museum of the Moving Image

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Tony and Emmy Award Winning Actor Hugh Jackman will be honored by Museum of the Moving Image at its 27th annual Salute on December 11, 2012 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. The news was announced today by Carl Goodman, the Museum’s Executive Director.   Goodman stated, “We are thrilled to be honoring one of the world’s most beloved and talented performers.”   Hugh Jackman is perhaps best known around the world as Wolverine in the X-Men series, and has starred in films ...

One Day After Peace

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Director: Erez Laufer & Miri Laufer.
Can the means used to resolve the conflict in South Africa be applied to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict? As someone who experienced both conflicts firsthand, Robi Damelin wonders about this. Born in South Africa during the apartheid era, she later lost her son, who was serving with the Israeli Army reserve in the Occupied Territories. At first she attempted to initiate a dialogue with the Palestinian who killed her child. When her overtures were rejected, she embarked on a journey back to South Africa to learn more about the country’s Truth and Reconciliation Committee in overcoming years of enmity. Robi’s thought-provoking journey leads from a place of deep personal pain to a belief that a better future is possible.

Ted Hope appointed Executive Director of San Francisco Film Society

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Ted Hope, one of the film industry’s most respected and prolific figures, has been named executive director of the San Francisco Film Society (SFFS), effective September 1, 2012. In a surprise move, the veteran film producer and one of the most influential individuals in independent film will embark upon a new chapter in his professional life, leaving New York City, where he produced independent films through his companies Good Machine, This is that corporation and Double Hope Films, t...

A Tribute to Esfandiar Monfaredzadeh @ 5th Annual Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco September 8-9, 2012

__________________________________ Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco 6 Beach Road, 544 Tiburon, CA 94920 USA Phone: (415) 251-8433 Fax: (636) 444-8433 info@IranianFilmFestival.org www.IranianFilmFestival.org Supporting the Iranian Film Culture©  

Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco: September 8-9, 2012

__________________________________ Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco 6 Beach Road, 544 Tiburon, CA 94920 USA Phone: (415) 251-8433 Fax: (636) 444-8433 info@IranianFilmFestival.org www.IranianFilmFestival.org Supporting the Iranian Film Culture©  

Save the Dates for San Francisco Iranian Film Festival: September 8-9, 2012

__________________________________ Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco 6 Beach Road, 544 Tiburon, CA 94920 USA Phone: (415) 251-8433 Fax: (636) 444-8433 info@IranianFilmFestival.org www.IranianFilmFestival.org Supporting the Iranian Film Culture©    

Tallgrass Film Association Brings Award Winning Filmmakers to Wichita

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Producer and Director Emily Lou will attend the Tallgrass Special Screening of her supernatural comedy film THE SELLING on July 13 at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum. THE SELLING (trailer here) follows Richard Scarry, a too-honest-for-his-own-good real estate agent who buys a property to flip for a profit...only to discover the house is haunted. “It’s a comedic story about ghosts, demonic possession, and real estate that is fun for both kids and adults,” explains pr...

Zurkhaneh – The House of Strength

Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco in conjunction with Tiburon International Film Festival will present "Zurkhaneh – The House of Strength" by Italian director "Federico Spinetti" on August 7: www.TiburonFilmFestival.com

Lineup for the sixth running of the Treasure Island Music Festival

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Noise Pop and Another Planet Entertainment are thrilled to announce the lineup for the sixth running of the Treasure Island Music Festival on October 13th & 14th, 2012. Saturday, October 13th will be headlined by Girl Talk, making him the first artist to ever return to Treasure Island, while Sunday, October 14th will be headlined by The xx, who will be making their only U.S. festival appearance in 2012. The lineup also includesPublic Enemy (marking their 25th Anniversary), M83, The Pr...

2012 Palm Springs Short Fest announces Award Winners

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  2012 PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST 
ANNOUNCES FESTIVAL WINNERS Monday, June 24th sees the close of the 2012 Palm Springs International Shortfest Film Festival. The festival was held from June 19-25th and screed 324 short filmsm bringing in shortfilm filmmakers from across the globe, including filmmakers Robert Elswit, Gus Van Sant and Oorlagh George, to honor their film at what is undisputedly the largest short film festival in North America. Shortfilm prize-winners were anno...

Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas at Produced by 2012

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Christopher Nolan & Emma Thomas were humble and introspective in front of the eager audience at as they opened Produced by 2012 last weekend. Nolan and Thomas worked together in England before bringing their first film Following to the US in 1998, at a time in the US when there was a "movement of cheap films that secured distribution through the festival circuit." They submitted it to the Sundance Film Festival, didn't make it, but there met a programmer from the San Francisco In...

ASC Names New President, Officers

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Stephen Lighthill has been elected to serve as president of the American Society of cinematographers (ASC). The vote was made by the newly elected Board Of Governors who also elected ASC Officers, Vice Presidents Richard Crudo, Daryn Okada and Kees Van Oostrum; Treasurer Victor J. Kemper; Secretary Fred Goodich; and Sergeant-at-Arms Steven Fierberg. Lighthill takes over the reins from outgoing ASC President Michael Goi, who served a maximum three consecutive terms. This will be Ligh...

8th Queer Women of Color Film Festival, San Francisco

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At a new venue at the YBCA - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the 8th Queer Women of Color Film Festival (QWOCMAP) kicked off June 8 with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by State Senator Mark Leno and from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, David Chiu. The festival founders, Madeleine Kim and T. Kebo Drew were presented with honors for the festival by the two politicians. Also present during the opening was San Francisco Supervisor Scott Weiner. In what they hope to be the new he...

Call for entries for the 5th Annual San Francisco Iranian Film Festival

Call for entries for the 5th Annual San Francisco Iranian Film Festival [September 2012], a showcase for the feature and short films made by or about Iranians from around the world is open. Deadline: August 1, 2012. www.IranianFilmFestival.org  

Fleet Week Celebration 2012 with Randy Jones

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By Maria Esteves – May 29, 2012   The Sunday Night Fever Memorial Day Weekend 2012 Fleet Week Celebration with host Award-winning pop icon Randy Jones (Original Village People Cowboy commenced Sunday, May 27, 8:30 PM at SPLASH nightclub, New York. Renowned resident DJ Max Rodriguez spun the best 70s and 80s Disco classics. A special live performance with Randy Jones in honor of “Fleet Week in America service people” was profound and memorable. Florida Navy officers PA 3rd class...

Prize list 51st Semaine de la Critique

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Feature Films Nespresso Grand Prize for La Semaine de la Critique Jury : Bertrand Bonello (president) and film critics Francisco Ferreira (Expresso, Portugal), Akiko Kobari (Yukan Fuji, Japan), Robert Koehler (Variety, USA) and Hanns-Georg Rodek (Die Welt, Germany). AQUÍ Y ALLÁ Antonio Méndez Esparza  Visionary Prize France 4 Jury : Céline Sciamma (president) and young film critics Victor-Emmanuel Boinem (CineBel, Belgium), KIM Sehee (Cine21, South Korea), Ryan Latt...

2012 Twin Rivers Film and Media Festival Announce Screening Schedule

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    Siberia Monamour to screen at Twin Rivers Media Festival19th ANNUAL TWIN RIVERS INTERNATIONAL MEDIA AND FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2012 FESTIVAL LINEUP   The 19th Annual season of The Twin Rivers Media Festival(TRMF) will celebrate this year with the latest in independent feature, documentary, short and animated films.  The festival runs from May 25th – May 27th 2012 in with features films screening each Friday night until June 22, 2012 at the Phil Mechani...
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