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Programme du festival vendredi 23 mai : Un certain regard

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  UN CERTAIN REGARD11.00 - 17.00 TULPAN (1h40)de Sergey DvortsevoyPrésentationRéalisé par : Sergey DVORTSEVOY Pays : ALLEMAGNE, SUISSE, KAZAKHSTAN, RUSSIE, POLOGNE Année : 2008 Durée : 100 minutes Equipe techniqueSergey DVORTSEVOY - Réalisation Sergey DVORTSEVOY  et Gennadij OSTROWSKIJ- Scénario et dialogues Jolanta DYLEWSKA - Images Eric TISSERAND - Son Williams SCHMIT - Son InterprètesTulepbergen BAISAKALOV - Boni Ondasyn BESIKBASOV - Ondas Zhappas DZHAILAUBAEV - Brigadeleader Samal ...

The 3rd Taiwan International Children's TV & Film Festival Competition Winners

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The 3rd TICTFF competition received over 365 entries from around 41 countries. 25 nomination titles have been selected for the first heat out. We sincerely congratulate the nominated films and we also appreciated for the efforts in all applications who participated in the 3rd TICTFF competition.The nominated films were screened during the Festival. The Awarding Ceremony took place in Taipei on April, 8th 2008. Winner List Best Dramatic FeatureI am The film presents a crucial and merciless world ...

Taiwan International Children's TV & Film Festival Awards

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The 3rd Taiwan International Children's TV & Film Festival Competition Nominees The 3rd TICTFF competition received over 365 entries from around 41 countries. 25 nomination titles have been selected for the first heat out. We sincerely congratulate the nominated films and we also appreciated for the efforts in all applications who participated in the 3rd TICTFF competition.The nominated films were screened during the Festival. The Awarding Ceremony took place in Taipei on April, 8th 2008. Winner...

Atelier of the Cinefondation selected 15 projects for Cannes

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The Festival launched L’Atelier in 2005 in order to assist directors with financing and completion of their projects. For its fourth edition, the Atelier of the Cinefondation selected 15 projects from 14 countries. The selection 2008 brings together directors who have already directed one or several features and present the project of their future films such as Ilmar Raag, Benedek Fliegauf, Lee Isaac Chung, Oleg Novkovic, or Lou Ye; as well as young directors whose short films have been noted...

HOLLYWOOD CHINESE Wins Best Documentary Prize At Golden Horse Awards

 Friday, December 14---------HOLLYWOOD CHINESE, an exploration of the 100-year history of the Chinese in American feature films, captured the Best Documentary Award at the Golden Horse Awards this past weekend. Considered the Chinese equivalent of the Oscars, the Golden Horse Awards are the most prestigious honors in Asia for Chinese-language cinema. Although HOLLYWOOD CHINESE is not technically a Chinese-language film, its subject matter and content, cast and crew qualified it for awards con...

Hollywood Chinese wins Golden Horse Award

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HOLLYWOOD CHINESE, an exploration of the Chinese in American feature films, captured the Best Documentary Award at the Golden Horse Awards on December 8, 2007. Often referred to as the Chinese equivalent of the Oscars®,” The Golden Horse Awards are the most prestigious honors in Asia for Chinese-language cinema, covering categories modeled after those for the Academy Awards®. Although not technically a Chinese-language film, HOLLYWOOD CHINESE met special qualifications including requirements...

Edward Yang To Be Honored At Pusan FF

 Tuesday, August 21---------Taiwanese director Edward Yang, who died earlier this summer in July of complications from colon cancer at the age of 59, will be honored at this year's Pusan International Film Festival. The ground-breaking film auteur who helped build Taiwan's new wave cinema of the 1980s, will be honored posthumously with the Asian Filmmaker of the Year Award. Along with Hou Hsiao-Hsien and Tsai Ming-Liang, Yang brought international recognition to Taiwanese cinema with a...

Pusan Film Festival Honors

 Tuesday, August 21---------The Pusan International Film Festival, which will take place in Pusan, South Korea from October 4 to 12, has become the largest and most respected film festival in Asia. Considered a kind of "Asian Sundance" because of its commitment to cutting-edge works by international auteurs, the Festival has announced a number of award tributes for its upcoming session.Taiwanese director Edward Yang, who helped build Taiwan's new wave cinema of the 1980s, will be...

Interview with John Cameron Mitchell on Shortbus

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John Cameron Mitchell InterviewHas Shortbus changed your attitude to sex?I don't know yet. I've been so busy that I haven't had any.One thing that interests me about your career is that you're very grounded in the theatre. How important do you think this background has been to your work?I think that the way that I work is based on the theatre education that I've had, certainly with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, which was a play originally. I took a bit from rock 'n' roll, a bit from theatre; we dev...

11th PIFF is Biggest Film Festival in Asia

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The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF), which takes place every October in the south-eastern port city of Busan, South Korea gears up for its 11th edition, its largest thus far. In fact, the festival has grown to such proportions that US entertainment media Variety will begin publishing dailies at PIFF this year, something it until now had only done for the world’s top three film festivals, Cannes, Berlin, and Toronto. In Seoul, South Korea at an unusually crowded press conference, PIF...

Film In Focus: Machuca

Sunday, September 17---It is hard to portray the significance of key historical events without the passage of time. Only in retrospect does the true enormity of history unfolding take on a full dimension. Only with some distance do the true emotions come through in a way that stirs the soul and pricks the conscience. The above statements certainly apply to the Chilean film MACHUCA, considered a masterwork of contemporary Latin American cinema. Released in 2005, more than 30 years after the ev...

Brussels European Film Festival welcomes Fabrice du Welz and Fien Troch

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The next edition of the Brussels European Film Festival will be held at the prestigious Flagey venue from June 30 till July 8, 2006. In its search for talented new directors, the Film Festival focuses on first and second European movies. Following the footsteps of events such as the festivals of Sundance and Angers, Brussels wants to give these young directors a suitable forum to show their excellent results. Therefore, an official jury composed of great personalities in European cinema, will be...

Brussels European Film Festival next june

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The next edition of the Brussels European Film Festival will be held at the prestigious Flagey venue from June 30 till July 8, 2006. In its search for talented new directors, the Film Festival focuses on first and second European movies. Following the footsteps of events such as the festivals of Sundance and Angers, Brussels wants to give these young directors a suitable forum to show their excellent results. Therefore, an official jury composed of great personalities in European cinema, will be...

2006 is onedotzero's tenth anniversary

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2006 is onedotzero's tenth anniversary, and will be celebrated with very special events, projects and programming. onedotzero has grown from a pioneering weekend festival at the ICA in the mid-nineties, to become "the most crucial, groundbreaking festival of the early 21st century" [Guardian Film Unlimited], as well as being renowned as a DVD label and as a highly influential production company, producing programmes for Channel 4, and live tour visuals for The Rolling Stones, U2 and Little Brita...

And the Tigers go to China Uruguay and United States

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35th International Film Festival RotterdamWednesday, January 25 – Sunday, February 5, 2006During the IFFR 2006 Awards Ceremony on Friday, February 3, 2006 in Concert and Congress Centre ‘de Doelen’ in Rotterdam, the winning films of the 35th International Film Festival Rotterdam were announced. The three VPRO Tiger Awards were granted to WALKING ON THE WILD SIDE (LIA XIAO ZI) by Han Jie (China/France), THE DOG POUND (LA PERRERA) by Manuel Nieto Zas (Uruguay/Argentina/Canada/Spain), both su...

Lelouch goes to Montreal to head the Jury

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Claude Lelouch heads jury of the New Montreal FilmFestCelebrated French filmmaker Claude Lelouch will head the international jury of the inaugural edition of the New Montreal FilmFest, September 18-25. The renowned director of A Man and a Woman and other hits will preside over a jury including Italian screen star Anna Galiena, Mexican director Felipe Cazals, Chinese film star Chang Chen, Quebec cineaste and animation expert Marcel Jean, German producer Eberhard Junkersdorf, and Eva Zaoralová, h...

Filmmakers Edward Wang and Malle retrospective in NY

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Two masters of the art of the cinema are being honored in New York at career retrospectives at two of New York’s most venerable film institutions, starting this past weekend. The Museum of Modern Art, which has one of the world’s most celebrated film archives, will present three defining films from the career of Taiwanese director Edward Yang, to mark the publication of a new monograph on the filmmaker by celebrated film critic and historian John Anderson. The filmmaker is revered as a moder...

Golden Horse Film Festival 2005

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As always, the festival took place in November, in Taipei. This year the festival was held between November 25th and December 5th, it screened 113 feature films from 20 countries and 78 short films from 18 countries. The 2004 edition of the festival also reached out to Taichung, where a selection of the films was presented and where the award ceremony took place.The outstanding revelation was “Kekexili: Mountain Patrol”(可可西里) by Chinese director Lu Chuan (陸...

Interview with Maxine Lu, Manager Taiwan Docu Fest

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Taiwan International Documentary FestivalInterview with Maxine Lu, Festival Manager Randi Cecchine: I know this isn’t easy, but can you tell us a simplified history of Taiwan? Maxine Lu: Taiwan an island off the south east part of mainland China. In the 17th century Dutch and Spanish explorers colonized parts of Taiwan and were drawn by its strategic location and natural resources. It was a Japanese colony for 50 years and was then returned to China at the end of WWII. In 1949 Chiang Kai Che...

Taiwan International Documentary Festival

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The 4th Annual Taiwan International Documentary Festival presents 120 films from December 11th -17th. Organized by the Chinese Taipei Film Archive and sponsored by Council for Cultural Affairs, the festival explores social issues and the documentary form through a dialogue between Taiwanese and international filmmakers and local audiences.The festival focuses on independent and experimental documentaries that push formal and thematic boundaries. It includes three juried sections, the Internati...

Edinburgh Film Festival Awards shortlist announced

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The Michael Powell Award for Best New British Feature Film Named in homage to one of Britain˜s most original filmmakers, the Michael Powell Award is sponsored by the UK FILM COUNCIL and LOVEFiLM. Rewarding imagination and creativity in British filmmaking, the Award is judged by an international jury and carries a substantial cash prize.2003 Winner: Young Adam directed by David McKenzie - Previous Winnersare: 2002 Out Of Control directed by Dominic Savage; 2001 Gas Attack directed by Kenny Glen...

Rotterdam awards En Route, The Missing and Summer...

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33rd International Film Festival RotterdamWednesday, January 21 - Sunday, February 1, 2004During the IFFR 2004 Awards Ceremony on Friday, January 30, 2004 in Concert and Congress Centre 'de Doelen' in Rotterdam, the winning films of the 33rd International Film Festival Rotterdam were announced. The three VPRO Tiger Awards were granted to BU JIAN (THE MISSING) by Lee Kang-sheng from Taiwan, UNTERWEGS (EN ROUTE) by Jan Krüger from Germany and the Hubert Bals Fund supported LJETO U ZLATNOJ DOLNINI...

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