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Uranium Film Festival: Films about nuclear energy and radioactivity wanted

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Films about nuclear issues wanted! Filmmakers and Producers from all over the World are invited to send their preview DVDs until January 31, 2012. Last May 2011 we organized the First International Uranium Film Festival of Rio de Janeiro (Urânio em Movi[e]mento). The Festival is about any nuclear issue from Uranium mining to Atomic Bombs and nuclear Waste and it is about creating awareness. Independent information about the risks of the whole nuclear fuel chain is...

A Vacation From Ordinary Film

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  The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, now in its 26th year, has got it right. It invites its audiences to take a vacation from ordinary film to dive into the many pleasures of its offerings from a cinematic survey of more than 150 films from 35 countries. With Fort Lauderdale’s reputation as one of America’s leisure playgrounds, the phrase is an invitation for immersion that has many rewards. Two things distinguish this festival…..one is the wide range of its venues, ...

8th Tarifa Africa Film Festival Presents African Projects Seeking Co-Production

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Ten African film directors will be pitching their new film projects at the 3rd Africa Produce Co-Production Forum to Spanish film producers and TV commissioning editors including representatives of Al-Jazeera Documentary Channel. África Produce, the only co-production forum for African films in Spain  takes place within the 8th Tarifa African Film Festival (FCAT) in Spain, from June 11th to 19th. There are four feature projects and three documentaries selected from Cameroon, Mauri...

African Film Festival of Tarifa Offers Movies Online

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    ● FCAT's 8th edition on 11th-19th June ● 3rd African-Spanish film Co-production forum's submission closed ● Submissions of films for official competition close February 25th ● Submissions of for 4th PhotoAfrica close March 1st   The African Film Festival of Tarifa (www.fcat.es), has entered into a partnership with AfricanFilms.tv, a video-on-demand internet platform with headquarter in Dakar, Senegal, aiming to help the platform build up its catal...

Films Transit Has Record Year At IDFA

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  Films Transit International, the premiere distributor of international documentaries with offices in Montreal and New York, is having a record year at this year's IDFA, the world's largest and most prestigious documentary film festival. The company, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, has an impressive 11 films represented in both the Festival and the  parallel Docs For Sale market, including 5 films that are competing in the main Features Competition. The high number of fi...

TIRZA to open 30th edition of the Netherlands Film Festival

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The 30th Netherlands Film Festival will open with Rudolf van den Berg's eagerly awaited drama TIRZA. The world premiere screening will take place 22 September in Utrecht's Stadsschouwburg. Principal actors Gijs Scholten van Aschat, Sylvia Hoeks, Johanne ter Steege and Keitumetse Matlabo, as well director Van den Berg, will be in attendance.The 30th Netherlands Film Festival will run 22 September - 1 October 2010.TIRZA, an adaptation of Arnon Grunberg's novel of the same name, tells the tale of J...

Seattle International Film Festival Announces Award-Winners

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The nation's largest film festival concludes today with record-breaking box office numbers, the announcement of the Jury and Audience Award Winners, and the Closing Night Gala featuring Get Low.The 36th Seattle International Film Festival concludes a record-breaking year today, in spite of the downturn in summer movie-going nationwide, with the announcement of juried SIFF 2010 Competition Awards and Golden Space Needle Audience Awards, bringing to a close the largest and most highly attended fil...

Wild Cinema Windhoek International Film Festival

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Wild Cinema Windhoek International Film Festival brings international and national screenings to the Namibian public. Only Namibian films are in competition for the "Namibia Film Awards".

The 11th United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF): the mission

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The 11th United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF), originally conceived to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It was created with the help of members of the Stanford Film Society and United Nations Association Midpeninsula Chapter, a grassroots, community-based, nonprofit organization, and has continued to grow ever since. The 11th UNAFF will be held from October 19-26, 2008 at Stanford University including screenings in Palo...

Dubai to feature 3 new sections and a film market

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The 2008 edition of the Dubai International Film Festival features 12 programmes that will showcase cinema of all genres from all over the world.Selected films will be placed in the appropriate programme by DIFF management in consultation with the filmmaker. While DIFF welcomes international submissions, it should be noted that the non-Arab section of the festival is limited to only 60 films and presently does not include short films.The Cultural BridgeThe Cultural Bridge programme is one of the...

Palo Alto - United Nations Association Film Festival Higlights

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Founded in 1998 by Jasmina Bojic, film critic and educator, United Nations Association Film Festival is an international documentary film festival originally established as a collaborative project between the UNA Mid Peninsula chapter and the Stanford Film Society in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.United Nations Association Film Festival screens documentaries dealing with topics such as human rights, environment, women's issues, ...

LA Pan African Film & Art Fest winners

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The 16th ANNUAL PAN AFRICAN FILM & ARTS FESTIVAL (PAFF) today announced the winners of its 2008 Pan African Film and Arts Filmmakers Awards and Audience Favorite Awards. Jury Prizes were awarded in the following categories: Best Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Best Narrative Short, Best Feature, and Best Director-First Feature. New for the 2008 PAFF is the addition of The Oscar Micheaux Award, named after the first African-American filmmaker. In addition to the Jury Prizes, Audience Fav...

LA Pan African Film & Art Fest line up, largest ever

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The 16th ANNUAL PAN AFRICAN FILM & ARTS FESTIVAL (PAFF) today announced the line-up of films selected from a record number of submissions for their 2008 film competition. Known for showcasing new films first and recognized as America's premiere black film festival, past PAFF features have included box office and award-winning hits: Ray, Lackawanna Blues, Redemption, Crazy As Hell, Kingdom Come, The Brothers, Gridlock'd, Days of Glory, and the 2006 Academy Award® winner for Best Foreign Film, T...

Opening Night Gala with Namibia: the struggle for liberation

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PAFF has announced that award-winning filmmaker Charles Burnett's NAMIBIA: THE STRUGGLE FOR LIBERATION will open its 16th annual festival on Thursday, February 7, 2008 in Hollywood at the Directors Guild of America. Starring Carl Lumbly, Danny Glover , Joel Haikali, and Obed Emvula, NAMIBIA depicts the long struggle waged by the people of Namibia for their independence that was ultimately won with the help of Cuban military volunteers fighting in Angola. The 1987 battle of Cuito Cuanavale, in ...

Margaret Mead Film Festival: Bringing International Documentaries To New York

 Wednesday, November 7-------------The Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival, the longest-running documentary film festival in the United States, celebrates 31 years of bringing international documentaries to New York audiences with an eclectic program of 29 films from all over the planet. The Festival will unspool at the American Museum of Natural History this coming weekend.The Festival surveys such timely topics as user-generated Web content, disability and community, struggles with sexual ...

Margaret Mead Film Festival Highlights International Documentary Talents

 Wednesday, November 7-------------The Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival, the longest-running documentary film festival in the United States, celebrates 31 years of bringing international documentaries to New York audiences with an eclectic program of 29 films from all over the planet. The Festival will unspool at the American Museum of Natural History this coming weekend.Other topics include user-generated Web content, disability and community, struggles with sexual identity in Iran, reinc...

The Africa Movie Academy Awards

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The Africa Movie Academy Awards and the Niger Delta Film FestivalThe annual African Movie Academy Awards, which take place annually in Bayelsa, Nigeria, are currently open for submissions from African filmmakers. The closing date of submissions is December 30th, 2006,(PRWEB) October 29, 2006 -- What constitutes a great African film? Is it the storyline, on a continent where so often, the retelling of our stories has not been in African hands? Is it the technical brilliance of the production, wit...

Artivist Festival opens with Truddel

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The 2nd Annual Artivist Film Festival will open with "T R U D E L L" (about the legendary Native American activist and musician John Trudelland) the opening Short: "H O P E" Wed. April 20th at the classic Egyptian Theatre - HollywoodWednesday, April 20, 2005 is “Artivist Day,” proclaimed by the City of Los Angeles, and will inaugurate the 2nd Annual Artivist Film Festival – 5 days of activist cinema raising awareness for International Human Rights, Children’s Advocacy, Environmental Pre...

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