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2011 Warsaw Film Festival Prize Winners

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“Rose”, directed by Wojciech Smarzowski, won the top prize in the International Competition at the 27th Warsaw Film Festival, which wrapped today.A historical drama set in the picturesque Mazury region of northern Poland (formerly East Prussia) in the summer of 1945 just after the Second World War, the film's protagonist Rose is a Pole whose German husband has been killed in the war, leaving her alone on their farm. As Soviet soldiers and locals circle around the farm, she is grateful for th...

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.

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AVATAR lands in themed Disney parks, with the first at Walt Disney World in Orlando

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  Disney, Fox and James Cameron will Bring AVATAR to Life at Disney Parks Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide is joining forces with visionary filmmaker James Cameron and Fox Filmed Entertainment to bring the world of AVATAR to life at Disney parks. Through an exclusive agreement announced today by Disney, Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment and Fox, Disney will partner with Cameron and producing partner Jon Landau to create themed lands that will give them...

Son of the Stars

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Director: Michelle Chen Miao.
Young mother ZhengZheng with her autistic son travels long way from North, looking for her missing husband. She finds no clue of her husband in DongGuan with tens of thousands of factories. Instead, she finds herself a job in a factory while leaving her son to the attention of a community home. Soon she gets promoted, moves into a high-rise apartment building and has a boyfriend. Everything seems going well until she tries to put her autistic son into the picture. She tries hard and finally she tries to get rid of the trouble-making boy. But life becomes much worse to her with the growing anxiety…

Expanding Taiwanese film making

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We may be returning to the success enjoyed by Taiwanese Cinema in 2000 when CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON ruled the international box office and YI YI was prominent in the film festival circuit. Over the last two years the most successful films in Taiwan were domestic productions, Taiwanese films have increased their presence at international film festivals and open access to the huge market in mainland China provides now an advantage no other foreign country enjoys. Potentially the...

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS 2011

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Silver Princess Statuette (replica of the original "The Palace" statue of Ilijana, daughter of the Romanian Queen Mary of Edingburg) The voices of this year's directors show more clearly than ever that people from all nations are bonded by the same love, loss and laughter. Whether from Africa, Asia, America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand or the Middle East we are one in our needs and emotions. Perhaps in the 21st century the hand written note has been replaced by th...

AGAINST THE WIND

Director: SANDRIS JURA.
An affirmative film about the price of risk and patriotism, which is possible only to adventurists. Ivars Beitans and his team do the impossible – in spite of obstacles they build the Latvian pavilion at the World Expo in Shanghai, turn on the vertical wind tunnels and fly off in the sight of the whole world. But what is the price of the flight? What one should do not to let his whole life “pass by”?

"AN EVENING WITH GARY LUCAS" at the GRAMMY MUSEUM in LA for their GREAT GUITARS series WED. JULY 20th

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Very exciting week as I have just been invited to perform "AN EVENING WITH GARY LUCAS" at the GRAMMY MUSEUM in LA as part of their GREAT GUITARS series on Wed. July 20th, beginning at 8pm--I am particularly thrilled and honored as past participants include George Benson, George Thorogood, Richard Thompson and Jonny Lang!  Busy rehearsing my longtime supergroup GODS AND MONSTERS for a big show this Friday at JOE'S PUB here in NYC t 9:30pm. Our new album "THE ORDEAL OF CIVILITY&qu...

A first glance at the 8th French Film Panorama 【french version】

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  Difficile de dire qui du printemps ou du Panorama du cinéma français précèda l'autre tant les deux semblèrent s'être donnés rendez-vous en ce début d'avril pour ravir les cinéphiles comme les promeneurs de la capitale chinoise.   Le marché du cinéma en Chine, à l'image de la classe moyenne de ce pays qui de plus en plus adopte le grand écran parmi ses loisirs, ne cesse de s'étendre. C'est une plutôt bonne nouvelle tant pour la production locale que p...

Ashland’s Other Film Festival

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No, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival has not moved from live stage to film - but this festival is sponsored by another local institution dedicated to the arts on a year-round basis: the Bad Film Society. The festival?  The Bad Film Society Presents ... The Annual Ashland Co-Dependent Film Festival. While the OSF is well known throughout the state, country, even the world, the Bad Film Society is known to a relative few.  Sequestered away in the basement of the Ashland Elks Lodge, the grou...

Demy, Noir and Chinese: Three cycles at next Sebastian International Film Festival

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 The programme of this year's San Sebastian International Film Festival include three cycles This year, the 59th edition of San Sebastian International Film Festival, running from 16-24 September, returns to its tradition of programming three cycles. The usual retrospective dedicated to a classic filmmaker will be accompanied by another two thematic cycles. JACQUES DEMY In its 59th edition, San Sebastian Festival will dedicate a complete retrospective to...

IFFF panels announced

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PanelsWelcome to the IFFF. Providing professional panels and networking opportunities for aspiring filmmakers to meet with established leaders in the industry is central to IFFF's mission. The 2011 festival will re-present some of last year's more popular panels and add some new and exciting panels in specialized areas of film interest and distribution. Check back periodically for "Panels" schedule additions, changes and/or updates. Seating is limited and many of these ...

Mobius awards

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The 40th annual Mobius Awards international advertising competition has nominated 37 entries for its Best of Show Shortlist. Agencies in Germany lead with 13 nominations; others came from UK, France, Spain, Amsterdam, Australia and U.S. The 2010 competition awarded 56 First Place Golden Statuettes, 63 Second Place Certificates for Outstanding Creativity, and one Student Award. Entries came from 33 countries. Winners will be announced January 25, 2011. Nominees by medium are: Broch...

NEWSLETTER N° 491: January 7, 2011

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NEWSLETTER N° 491: January 7, 2011

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 .............                                                                                                                                                          NEWSLETTER N° 491: January 7, 2011 Season's greeting to all our friends on the festival circuit! Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor, Advertise with us  Thi...

The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) 2010 Ceremony airs this week end...

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The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) 2010 Ceremony will air through Australia Network this Sunday to 45 countries and 31 million households across Asia, the Pacific and the Indian subcontinent. Hosted by respected International Channel Shanghai anchor Chen Lei and Australia's Indira Naidoo, the APSA Ceremony took place on Australia's Gold Coast last month. 31 films from 15 countries and areas competed for the region's highest accolade in film with the major awards going to films fro...

The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) 2010 Ceremony airs this week end...

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  The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) 2010 Ceremony will air through Australia Network this Sunday to 45 countries and 31 million households across Asia, the Pacific and the Indian subcontinent. Hosted by respected International Channel Shanghai anchor Chen Lei and Australia's Indira Naidoo, the APSA Ceremony took place on Australia's Gold Coast last month. 31 films from 15 countries and areas competed for the region's highest accolade in film with the major awards going to films from...

130 000 visitors at the Stockholm International Film Festival

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Even this year the Stockholm International Film Festival attracted a big audience of 130 000 visitors for the entire year. During the 21st festival Gus Van Sant and Stellan Skarsgård slapped each other open heartedly at the Skandia Theater stage, Harriet Andersson got standing ovations during the Award ceremony and Holly Hunter lead the Jury and raised the festival spirit. 180 films from more than 50 countries were shown during 12 intense days filled with Face2Face meetings with more than 100...

Film music city Ghent will present a unique concert in Tallinn

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Film music city Ghent will present a unique concert in Tallinn on 2 December On 2 December 2010 the Ghent Film Festival will present in cooperation with the city of Ghent, the province of East Flanders, the Flemish Community and Fluxys a concert in Tallinn featuring film music by Gabriel Yared, Shigeru Umebayashi and Arvo Pärt. The concert will take place on the eve of the European Film Awards in the Estonian capital, which is also the European Capital of Culture 2011 and a twin town of Ghent. ...

Fatih Akin to take Masterclass at 41st IFFI, Goa (India)

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German director Fatih Akin will be the major attraction at the Film Bazaar 2010, the market section of the 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa (Nov 22-Dec2, 2010). He will participate in the Masterclass programme of the market that is organized by the Government of India agency, the National Film Development Corporation Ltd (NFDC) This the 4th time that NFDC is organizing the Film Bazaar at the highly-popular beachfront tourist destination that became the permanen...

The Stockholm International Film Festival unveils new Festival Program

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Today, October 26, the program for the 21st edition of the Stockholm International Film Festival will be revealed. Tomorrow, October 27 at 11 AM, the ticket sales begin online and at Kulturhuset. This year's festival program presents 180 films from more than 50 countries, 108 Nordic premiers, and 16 world premiers. We look forward 12 exciting days of quality film. - The Stockholm International Film Festival is the meeting point for next generation's film creators. Our 21st program is fully l...

Spotlight on tudou.com at Hawai Fest

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With an estimated 1.3 billion people living in China, the use of the internet is increasing more and more everyday. For some, the Web is a tool and for others it's an obsession. The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) is honored to introduce the 2010 HIFF Interactive spotlight on China's largest and fastest growing video sharing website to date called TUDOU.com to share some insight into the ever expanding digital content world of China.TUDOU.com is not the "YouTube of China." Or, that's...

Italian Cinema Bridges The Atlantic

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  PASSIONE (John Turturro, Italy) As the Venice International Film Festival enters its final weekend, the annual overlap between it and the Toronto International Film Festival, which opened this past Thursday, is most keenly felt. It is no secret that the two festivals are major rivals for world premieres and the attention of the world press. Venice's appeal is well, that's it is Venice...one of the world's most glamorous destinations. Toronto, a city that put the ugh in urban, is m...

Facing East: Asian Films In Montreal

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  LOST LOVE MURDER (Shoji Kubota, Japan) The Montreal World Film Festival, which is now in its final weekend, has always been a bridge for Asian films coming to North America. Films from this part of the world resonate with Montreal audiences and juries. In the past ten years, the number of Asian films winning the Festival’s top prize is more consistent than at any other major film event. This year, this trans-ocean love affair continues.       ...

Montreal FF Competition Jury

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  Billie August  Norwegian director Billie August (the winner of two Cannes Palme d'or prizes for the PELLE THE CONQUEROR in 1987 and THE BEST INTENTIONS in 1992) is the President of the Jury at this year's Montreal World Film Festival (running from August 26 to September 6). The famed director and his jury colleagues will determine the Grand Prix des Ameriques, the  Festival's most prestigious award, as well as winners for Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Be...
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