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The Global Film Initiative announces members of the Film Board

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The Global Film Initiative, a non-traditional film distributor specializing in independent films from the developing world, today announced the membership of its Film Board, internationally-recognized filmmakers, producers and visionaries who support the mission of The Initiative. The sixteen charter members of the Film Board span four continents, and share a passion for independent film from the developing world. Through these industry leaders, The Global Film Initiative reaches out to communi...

Vancouver ready with heavy line up

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24th Annual VIFF Announces Full Line-Up of Films and Events Vancouver, BC (September 7, 2005) – The 24rd Vancouver International Film Festival announced today that it will show 329 films, including 230 feature and mid-length films, at more than 500 screenings. The slate includes 8 World Premieres, 22 International Premieres, 38 North American Premieres, 59 Canadian Premieres and 10 English-Canadian Premieres. The Festival will open on September 29 with a Gala screening of Deepa Mehta’s WATER...

7th International Panorama opens with 144 films to screen

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7th International Panorama: 24/9 to 1/10 The International Panorama of Independent Creators appeals to young creators and it offers them the chance to present prolusions or not, with the only precondition to respect the culture and values of every population, to creators who do not have the financial support of governmental institutions and big studios. In this way the International Panorama is concerned with the “creator” cinema and the presented films are little “gems” of the internati...

Moscow festival presented by its Programmer

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The XXVII Moscow International Film Festival is to a certain extent a transitional one. Its aim is to set new landmarks for the development not so much of the festival movement but rather of the world cinematic process. The past year saw radical changes in home cinema. Film production gained momentum and strengthened its bonds with the audience. The number of movies being made for theatrical release grew, the practice of distribution also changed. It became more structured, more benign to home m...

Rome forever at the Italian Film Fest UK

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ROME FOREVER IN THE ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL UK8 to 28 April 2005All roads lead to Rome for the 12th edition of the Italian Film Festival UK, the annual showcase for the best of il cinema italiano, supported by the country’s cultural institutions in Scotland and London and a whole host of companies with Italian connections. It runs in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Aberdeen and Dundee from 8 to 28 April 2005.The Eternal City will be the focus for a unique Retrospective and associated Exh...

Italian Film Fest will run in 6 cities in the UK

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ROME FOREVER IN THE ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL UK8 to 28 April 2005All roads lead to Rome for the 12th edition of the Italian Film Festival UK, the annual showcase for the best of il cinema italiano, supported by the country’s cultural institutions in Scotland and London and a whole host of companies with Italian connections. It runs in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Aberdeen and Dundee from 8 to 28 April 2005.The Eternal City will be the focus for a unique Retrospective and associated Exh...

Cinemart projects awarded at the Rotterdam market closing

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34th International Film Festival Rotterdam26 January - 6 February 2005During the CineMart 2005 Closing Night Party, Wednesday February 2, 2005 in the Rotterdam 'Schiecentrale', the first Arte France Cinema Awards went to CineMart 2005 Projects FIVE WORLDS and DARATT (DRY SEASON) and the fifth Prince Claus Fund Film Grant was awarded to CineMart 2005 Project HAMACA PARAGUAYA.Forty-seven film projects have been selected for the 22nd CineMart, the first and largest co-production market worldwide, h...

New York Jewish Film Festival wrapped its 14th

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New York Jewish Film Festival January 12 – 27, 2005In cooperation with the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the New York Jewish Film Festival presented its 14th annual edition at the Read Theatre, screening also at the Jewish Museum and a local venue. The fest was organized by the Jewish Museum with support from several foundations, New York City’s Department of Cultural Affaires, the Israeli Office of Cultural Affairs in the US and other sources. The festival is part of the thriving ethnic f...

Slamdance "by filmmakers for filmmakers"

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The Slamdance Film Festival, often called the ‘independent alternative’ fest held in Park City, Utah (January 21-28, 2005), unveiled its line up with a record 23 World and US feature premiers (including works-in-progress) as well as a striking departure for its Opening and Closing Night films.Two documentaries will bookend the festival: opening the festival is Mad Hot Ballroom (Marilyn Agrelo: USA), a gloriously fun chronicle of New York kids training for a ballroom dance contest. The film, ...

Dancing In Park City

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2005 Sundance Film Festival Announces ProgramThe Sundance Institute has announced the slate of films for the 2005 Sundance Film Festival. New this year will be the inaugural World Cinema Competition, which brings more of an international focus on this once only US independent film Festival. The 2005 Sundance Film Festival will take place January 20–30, 2005, in Park City, Utah, USA. This Film Festival is the premier showcase for American independent film, is an important new platform for i...

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...

47 film projects selected for CineMart 2005 in Rotterdam

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34th International Film Festival RotterdamJanuary 26 - February 6, 2005Forty-seven film projects have been selected for the 22nd CineMart, the first and largest co-production market worldwide, to be held January 30 - February 3, 2005 as part of the 34th edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam.CineMart director Ido Abram: 'The record number of 539 entries provided us with a good overview of the current, very lively market situation for small and medium budget films. The overall high ...

Bahamas impressive and eclectic line up

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FIRST ANNUAL BAHAMAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINE-UP The first annual Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) rolls out December 9-12, 2004. Over four days, BIFF will play host to a combination of industry professionals, filmmakers, celebrity guests, visitors and the local community. The Festival will present more than 75 films in a wide range of special sections: an International Competition, a selection of cinema’s “New Visions,” a World Cinema showcase, a Caribbean S...

More Films at Venice

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Other screenings on day 8 and 9 include Horizon selection Izo by Takashi Miike. An assassin for the anti-Shogun Lord Hampeida is crucified in 1865 and comes back to revenge his murder. But what has he learned? The film is an endictment on war and displays a basic hatred of women for giving life. Briefly featuring Beat Takeshi (Takeshi Kitano) as prime minister, the film reminds Venice fest goers of what cinema is about with multilayered tableau, entries to new worlds, imagery that confronts. ...

Private wins the Golden Leopard

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INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONThe Official Jury of the 57th Locarno International Film Festival:Olivier Assayas, Director, FranceRené Burri, Photographer, SwitzerlandTilde Corsi, Producer, ItalyUdo Kier, Actor, GermanyDavid Robinson, Critic and film historian, UKSabiha Sumar, Director, PakistanYu Lik-wai, Director, ChinaThe jury has unanimously awarded the:GOLDEN LEOPARD, Grand Prize of the City and Region of Locarno (90,000 SF to beshared equally between the director and the producer) for the best ...

Next Hubert Bals Fund Spring Selection of 39 projects

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Rotterdam's Hubert Bals Fund Spring Selection 2004 supports 39 film projectsIn the Spring 2004 Selection Round, the Hubert Bals Fund of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) grants a total of Euro 525,000 (USD 642,000) to thirty-nine non-Western film-makers. Among the films receiving distribution grants are Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll's WHISKY (a former CineMart Project) and IFFR 2004 Competition discovery DAYS OF SANTIAGO. VISITING UNCLE IDRIZ, the opening film of the Sarajevo...

To Laugh or Not to Laugh? Answers are in the fest

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"To Laugh or Not to Laugh"A FILM FESTIVAL***********************************The role of Humor in French Film about the HolocaustFull program of events in the festival.Friday, May 21st3:00 pm Screening of "Almost Peaceful," Dartmouth Hall 105 Followed by a discussion led by André Colombat, author of "The Holocaust in French Film," Dartmouth Hall 105Almost Peaceful (Un Monde Presque Paisible), 2002Directed by Michelle DevilleStarring Simon Abkarian, Lubna Azabal, Zabou Breitman, Clotilde Courau a...

International Critic's Week

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INTERNATIONAL CRITICS WEEKFeature filmsTawfik Abu Wael, "Atash" (Thirst) (Israel/Palestine)Fernando Eimbcke, "Temporada de patos" (Duck Season) (Mexico) Eléonore Faucher, "Brodeuses" (France) Mohamed Asli, "À Casablanca les anges ne volent pas" (Morocco/Italy) Keren Yedaya, "Or" (Mon trésor) (France) Fabrice du Welz, "Calvaire" (Belgium/France/Luxemburg) Carole Laure, "CQ2" (Seek You Too) (Canada/France)Short FilmsArnaud Demuynck, "Signes de vie" (France/Belgium)Georges Schwitzgebel, "L'homme...

One World announces its awards

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One World, 6th Annual Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Prague, Czech Republic, 15-22 April 2004The Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic Award for the Best Film:Arna's Children, directed by Juliano Mer Khamis and Danniel ArnaDanniel, Israel, Netherlands, Palestine When you sign on as a juror for the One World International Human Rights Film Festival you know you will be meeting people whose rights are being wronged and whose stories are deeply moving. But few of us jurors expected to m...

520 film talents from 84 countries at Talent Campus

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520 film talents from 84 countries join the Berlinale for the first time An explosive, creative mixture: 520 film talents from 84 countries were able to qualify for the Berlinale Talent Campus 2004 with the samples of their work (films, scripts and sound) they submitted. They will now meet internationally acclaimed professional filmmakers, for example Eleanor Bergstein, Anthony Minghella, Walter Murch, Nicolas Philibert, Zbigniew Preisner, Alan Parker and Wim Wenders.Compared to last year the to...

Talent Campus hosts 520 talents

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An explosive, creative mixture: 520 film talents from 84 countries were able to qualify for the Berlinale Talent Campus 2004 with the samples of their work (films, scripts and sound) they submitted. They will now meet internationally acclaimed professional filmmakers, for example Eleanor Bergstein, Anthony Minghella, Walter Murch, Nicolas Philibert, Zbigniew Preisner, Alan Parker and Wim Wenders.Compared to last year the total number of countries represented has increased by 23, including, for t...

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival line up

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The 2004 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival will be held at the recently-restored Roxy Theater in downtown Missoula February 20-25, 2004. The festival will showcase 75 non-fiction films from all styles, formats and production dates, from the most innovative and timely new films to classics and rare historic works. "We are honored to show some of the best non-fiction films from around the world," said festival director Doug Hawes-Davis. "With over 500 entries, it was no easy task to choose this ye...

Vesoul fest on asia

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Strong presence of China and the Near East at 10th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinemafrom 10th to 17th February 2004From 10th to 17th February 2004, faithful to its vocation, the 10th edition of Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema will once more reflect the Asian vast continent’s cultural pluralism, through films coming from the entire geographical Asia. Celebrating the Year of China in France, almost one third of the 67 films selected this year is dedicated to C...

Humbert Balsan chairs EFA following Nick Powell

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Following recent vote to designate the new European Film Academy Board the 1600 members have elected Humbert Balsan to replace Nick Powell as EFA chairman. French producer will bring 'Gallic flavour' to Academy's operations, quotes Powell. Beeing french myself I wondered what this could mean besides changing wine and champagne sponsors.I finally decided to translate this as a recognition to creativty in the organistion process: a touch of stunning - chic improvisation, associated to attention t...

A discovery of faraway cinematographies

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Every year, the Jalladeau brothers, tirelessd globe-trotters, share the planet between them to go and see on location films that are born away from the major international channels. Philippe goes all over Latin America, the Arab and Muslim world and the Asian republics of the ex-URSS, while Alain travels throughout the length and breadth of Asia and Black Africa.After having screened several hundreds of ilms, they offer a selection which is the most capable of reflecting the social, historical a...

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