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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival kicked off

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The 9th edition of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival kicked off on 2 December with the traditional combination of silent film and live music. 1928 classic "The Passion of Joan of Arc" by Dane Carl Theodore Dreyer was presented with electronic music by Frenchmen Hector Zazou with Valentin Z.The international competition programme "EurAsia" brings together 19 new features from the whole continent. Films in competition include European co-productions "The Piano Tuner of the Earthquakes" by Brother...

A filmmaker trip odissey to Baku and award for Dear Juliet

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It was one of those times I wished I had a documentary crew following me around. How could I capture my incredulity at having my own documentary premiere in Azerbaijan?... From the first moment- when I was intrigued by an invitation by the Film Directors Guild of Azerbaijan to premiere my documentary "Dear Juliet" at their upcoming international film festival... to the moment when I realised that the award being called out for "Vendi Dent" was indeed meant for me. Where to begin, where to begin?...

Savannah Film Festival opens with Lumet homage

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The eighth annual Savannah Film Festival, hosted by the Savannah College of Art and Design Oct. 29-Nov. 5, presents films by studio, independent and student filmmakers as well as industry-led workshops and special guests from all aspects of the film industry. Venues for the festival include Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., and Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St., Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St., as well as a variety of other venues throughout the city.The festival kicks off with an opening n...

Zhang Yimou guest at Hawai Fest

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25th LOUIS VUITTON Hawaii International Film Festival October 20 - 30, 2005 Zhang Yimou, director of 'HERO', confirms attendance at the 25th Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival. Two-time Academy Award® nominee, Zhang Yimou will be receiving LVHIFF’s prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award."Zhang Yimou is widely recognized as one of the world’s top film directors and it’s very special having Mr. Zhang at LVHIFF our 25th anniversary," said Chuck Boller, Executive Director of th...

Venice Continues with Cinema Magic

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The Italian journalists so far think that George Clooney's Good Night and Good Luck is the best film in the international competition but the journalists don’t select the awards. Still, often what film critics think turns out to be right. Add to the list Fernando Meirelles' The Constant Gardener , screened today at the fest, another strong contender for the Lion. The Venezia 62 international jury is composed of the Chinese scriptwriter and author Acheng, French filmmaker Claire Denis, Israeli ...

Tribute to the Wilson brothers at Oldenburg

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Oldenburg International Film FestivalSeptember 7th to 11th 2005Luke, Andrew and Owen Wilson present their latest production “The Wendell Baker Story” in Oldenburg as an International PremiereLuke, Andrew and Owen Wilson made names for themselves as actors, writers and producers over the last years. Filmfest Oldenburg showcases a selection of their creative output with this year’s tribute. The first directorial work of Luke and Andrew “The Wendell Baker Story”, starring Luke and Owen, i...

Melbourne highlights preview

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The 2005 Melbourne International Film Festival takes place from july 20 to August 7. EDGY EUROPE, CHAN FROM CHINA – NOTHING LIKE SYDNEYFrom Lukas Moodysson’s provocative A Hole in My Heart to Ilya Khrzhanovsky’s confronting 4, this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival explores edgy European cinema, as well as films direct from Cannes, and takes a look at Chinese cinema, with a focus on the revealing and entertaining director, Fruit Chan – among many other things, as Executive D...

And the Palme d'Or Goes To....

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The 58th Cannes Film Festival concluded after ten days of glorious cinema on May 21, and the distinguished jury of the official selection awarded prizes to directors, actors and screenwriters. The closing ceremony was officiated by Cécile de France who called on jury president Emir Kusturica to reveal the recipients of the awards.Two Palme d'Or, Two Brothers!The coveted "Palme d'Or" went to L'Enfant (The Child)directed by Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, the story of a couple who sell their baby an...

Cannes selection commented by Thierry Fremeaux

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Questions and Answers with Thierry Frémaux Cannes Festival Managing Director and Artistic Director.Cannes May 11-21, 2005 - What makes up the Official Selection?As it does every year, the Official Selection of the Festival de Cannes 2005 comprises the Compétition, Un Certain Regard, Hors Compétition screenings, special screenings and midnight screenings. It also offers a short film competition and a film school competition (Cinéfondation). Cannes Classics is a selection of heritage films, sh...

MIP events line up

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CALENDRIER DES EVENEMENTS MIPDOC 2005 & MIPTV featuring MILIA 2005MIPDOC 2005 9–10 avrilCONFERENCE MIPDOCLE SHOWCASE DES PROGRAMMATEURSModérateur : Gary Lico, President / CEO, Cable Ready Corporation (USA)Intervenants :. Andy Halper, Senior Producer, Thirteen/WNET (USA). Fabrice Puchault, Programme Adviser, Documentary Unit, France3 (France). Ian Russell, Dept. Controller for News, CA & Documentaries, Five (GB). Janet H. Vissering, Senior Vice President, Strategic Development/CoFinance, Natio...

Sacramento Film Fest to feature over 70 films and 2 shorts programs

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This year’s Sacramento Film Festival features over 70 films from around the world including two outstanding international shorts programs: The first, Around the World in 80 Minutes examines life from five different parts of the world. From China comes Wen Jun Yang’s “Sojourn”, about a drifting freelance female writer, who meets a man from Shanghai. “Will she stop her drifting life and stay with her lover?” The story takes place in contemporary Shanghai. The filmmaker will be in atten...

Christie's Vice President EMEA : Dale Miller,

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Christie is a global leader in the manufacture of visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry.Interview with Dale Miller, Vice President EMEA at recent SATIS french trade show.Terms like d-cinema and e-cinema are often over-used and have lost some of their meaning. Christie became the first licensee of DLP Cinema technology IN 2000, the only digital display technology currently endorsed by Hollywood and the first to develop a 2K digital cinema projector using this technology for di...

HawaiFest: catch that wave coming up soon

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Hawai Festival HighlightsTRIBUTE TO MAGGIE CHEUNGInternational superstar Maggie Cheung (HERO, IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE) is a veteran of over 80 films and is revered all around the world for her grace, style and exquisite acting career. Ms. Cheung is a special guest of the festival, as we honor her with an ACHIEVEMENT IN ACTING Award, as well as presenting two films from her repertoire – her latest feature CLEAN (Our Opening Night Film) and the classic COMRADES, ALMOST A LOVE STORY!DAVID WENHAMVers...

Hawaii Festival Spring Fling will feature 21 films

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For Immediate Release Contact: Chris DacusMarch 11, 2004 Email: media@hiff.orgHAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SPRING FLING PRESENTED BY COMMERCIAL DATA SYSTEMS SHOWCASES 21 EMERGING INDEPENDENT FILMSFilm Festival offers movie buffs a wide diversity of 21 films from 13 countriesHONOLULU –The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) is proud to present its 7th annual SPRING FLING presented by COMMERCIAL DATA SYSTEMS, a showcase of new, emerging cinema to kick off the New Year. Signature Do...

Filmfestivals selects Genesis to distribute entertainment SMS in China

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Filmfestivals Entertainment Group Selects Genesis Technology Group to Distribute SMS Entertainment Content to Chinese MarketsInternet's leading entertainment portal targets Chinese SMS users; Genesis China Roundtable in Paris scheduled for March 26thGenesis Technology Group, Inc. (OTCBB: GTEC) announced today the signing of a contract with FilmFestivals Entertainment Group (FFEG), a French corporation with headquarters in Paris. Genesis will forge strategic alliances for FFEG in China to remarke...

Shorts with effect at AEAF Short Film Festival

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Oscar winners and Cannes Grand Jury [prize-winning shorts will be part of an outstanding international program of short films at the first-ever AEAF Short Film Festival on Sunday, December 7 at the Sydney Convention Centre, Darling Harbour. Along with some of the finest and funniest Australian short films produced in 2003, the films will screen to an opening night audience at the ninth annual Australian Effects & Animation Festival. A full program is online at www.dmw.com.au/html/short_film.htm...

70 years of Chinese cinema

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The Festival takes part in the Year of China as one of its very first events. This an opportunity to know more about a cinema which still has a few surprises in store for us, especially as regards the flourishing period prior to the Communist take-over in 1949. Until then China went through troubled times, with the Japanese invasion (in 1931) which fostered civil war. In spite of such a context, pre-1949 Chinese cinema was very active. It started developing in Shanghai in the 1920s, especially a...
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