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Cinequest 30th to celebrate the real revolutionaries, the Mavericks

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            The 20th Anniversary Cinequest Film Festival (CQFF20), Feb. 23 - March 7, 2010, celebrates the vision of Cinequest's founding artists and innovators: Mavericks. In the past year, our country increased its national debt by $1.9 trillion, including $245 billion in bailout funds as part of a greater effort to create change. Conversely, Cinequest, a company that has stayed in the black since inception, spent less than $2 m...

Cinequest 30th to celebrate the real revolutionaries, the Mavericks

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In the past year, our country increased its national debt by $1.9 trillion, including $245 billion in bailout funds as part of a greater effort to create change. Conversely, Cinequest, a company that has stayed in the black since inception, spent less than $2 million to create change by empowering the artistic revolutionaries of our time: the Mavericks, those who astound, electrify, inspire, laugh, pioneer—and in turn create rippling effects throughout the world. The 20th Anniversary Cinequest...

The Global Film Village: The Last Station opens and The Lightkeepers Closes PSIFF


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by Marla LewinThis January marks the 21st anniversary year of the Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF). Today Festival Director Darryl Macdonald announced the program and said, "Our film line-up this year is a strong reflection of the current zeitgeist in world cinema. Sixty-seven first-time feature film directors will screen this year, representing a surge of new filmmaking talent on the world stage. In addition, we'll showcase a vintage crop of new works by established master...

USHUAIA MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL in ARGENTINA hands out prizes

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THE THIRD EDITION OF THE USHUAIA SHH. MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL TOOK PLACE 19TH TO THE 24TH OF AUGUST 2009, IN USHUAIA, TIERRA DEL FUEGO, ARGENTINA. ONE WHOLE WEEK FILLED WITH FILMS, NATURE, CULTURE, ADVENTURERS' STORIES AND MOUNTAINEERING AWAITS THE AUDIENCE IN THE WINTER'S AIR. EXPERTS, FANS AND GENERAL PUBLIC ONCE AGAIN ABLE TO ENJOY AN EXQUISITE FILM EXHIBITION. THE EVENT PROVIDES OPPORTUNITIES FOR BUSINESSMEN, AMATEURS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC TO MEET, EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES AND IDEAS, CRE...

Sundance awards winners since 1982

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1982     * Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic - Circle of Power 1985     * Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic - Blood Simple     * Grand Jury Prize: Documentary - Seventeen     * Special Jury Prize: Dramatic - Almost You     * Special Jury Prize: Dramatic - The Killing Floor     * Special Jury Prize: Dramatic - Stranger Than Paradise     * Special Jury Prize: Documentary - America and Lewis Hine     * Special Jury Prize: Documentary - In Heaven There Is No Beer?   ...

Lonely Planet TV Worldwide Encounters - And the winners are…

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Portable and Lonely Planet TV asked you to show us around a place that means something to you – whether it be the place of your birth, or where to get the best greasy late night hamburger in town; somewhere far away and exotic, or something down home and personal. There’s a story everywhere you go, and Worldwide Encounters heard yours, from all over the world – from Mt Everest to Bendigo, Tibet to the Outback, the sharks of BoraBora to the streets of Japan, the competition received entries...

The Sundance Awards

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The 25th Sundance Film Festival culminated with a celebration recognizing the films that Festival juries and audiences selected for awards. Festivalgoers packed into the Park City Racquet Club for this special evening highlighting some of the 2009 Festival’s most original voices. Jane Lynch, the ceremony's host, followed in the spirit of this year's storytime theme and opened with a windy mad-lib pieced together by this year's film titles.” In fact, at the risk of sounding Crude let me tell ...

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...

European Documentaries In Competition

 Friday, June 20----The SILVERDOCS: AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival has, in just six short years, become the premium festival for non-fiction film in the United States. With documentary films on the rise all over the globe, tackling every subject under the sun and even revealing some considerable box office muscle, this event has become ground zero for appreciating documentary works from the U.S. and overseas and track the trends for non-fiction media of the future.With the explosion...

European Documentaries In Competition at Silverdocs

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The SILVERDOCS: AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival has, in just six short years, become the premium festival for non-fiction film in the United States. With documentary films on the rise all over the globe, tackling every subject under the sun and even revealing some considerable box office muscle, this event has become ground zero for appreciating documentary works from the U.S. and overseas and track the trends for non-fiction media of the future.With the explosion of documentary work ...

Cinema from China at the London ICA

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In association with Film London, China State Film Bureau and the Mayor of London, the Institute of Contemporary Arts presents a season of films celebrating the diversity and breadth of cinema from China, in particular throwing the spotlight on Beijing. Over three weeks from 20 March to 10 April we will offer a dozen films covering a broad surveying of contemporary Chinese film; selected features will be preceded by a medley of international shorts Vision Beijing inspired by Beijing and life befo...

Sundance Institute Documentary Lab

Friday, June 15-------With the accent on documentary production, financing and distribution here at SILVERDOCS, an announcement from the Sundance Institute regarding their own documentary lab initiative is particularly relevant. With many of the SILVERDOCS film having received their world premieres at the Sundance Film Festival in January, it is clear that Sundance has a large role to play in the development and disemination of non-fiction material.The Sundance Institute announced today the se...

Film On Rebel Tibetan Monk at Rubin Museum of Art

Tuesday, March 27-----The Rubin Museum of Art, one of the foremost cultural institutions devoted to central Asian art, history and education, is hosting the New York premiere of ANGRY MONK, a documentary feature film directed by Luc Schaedler about the legendary Gendun Choephel (1903-1951). Choephel is a legendary figure in Tibet , not simply because he was believed to be the reincarnation of a famous Buddhist lama but also because he eventually turned his back on monastic life and became a fi...

Himalaya Film Festival Tokyo 2006

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The Himalaya Film Festival Executive Committee will hold the Himalaya Film Festival Tokyo 2006 in August, 2006. The Himalaya Film Festival is the only international film festival for documentaries on the Himalayan region. It began in 2003 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, established by Himalaya Archief Nederland, a Dutch NGO.The Tokyo Festival will rethink the relationship between humans and nature in the context of the Himalayas. For this purpose, the festival is being jointly organised and hoste...

Mineapolis Fim Festival: cinema esoterica in upper Mid-West

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Al Milgrom, founding father (along with Mpls. Businessman Tim Grady) of this most eclectic of hinterland festivals, has been waging a relentless battle for nearly two and a half decades to introduce off-beat celluloid Americana and quality foreign film Esotrica into this Land of Sky Blue Waters, Pillsbury flour silos and (ulp) Norveegin farmers. Says Dr. Milgom: "Sometimes it's a hard sell, but we feel it's our cultural duty to cinema-educate these plain(s) folk and show them that there's mor...

The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival at a Glance

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This winter, the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival celebrates its 3rd year of showcasing the best in documentary film from around the world. From February 16 - 22, 2006 Big Sky will present 96 films and videos from 28 countries, including 14 World Premiers and 10 U.S. and North American Premiers.Big Sky has quickly built a strong national and international reputation for its programming excellence and established itself as the premier venue for nonfiction film in the American West. In 2005, afte...

Vancouver Festival awards

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Alan Franey, Director of the Vancouver International Film Festival and the new Vancouver International Film Centre, today announced the following award winners: AUDIENCE AWARDS The People’s Choice Award for Most Popular International Film goes to Rahu Mihaileanu’s LIVE AND BECOME (Israel/France). This year the voting for the Federal Express Award for Most Popular Canadian Feature Film is Julia Kwan’s EVE & THE FIRE HORSE (British Columbia). JURIED AWARDS Jurors Kristine Anderson, ...

Kathy Bates and Rob Reiner honored at Aspen

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Aspen Filmfest announced that Academy Award-winning actress Kathy Bates will come to Aspen when the festival honors Rob Reiner with this year's Independent by Nature Award on Friday, September 30 at the Wheeler Opera House. Ms. Bates created an indelible impression as Annie Wilkes in Misery, directed by Mr. Reiner. She received both an Oscar and Golden Globe for her performance. She is also featured in Mr. Reiner's latest film, Rumor Has It, starring Jennifer Aniston, Mark Ruffalo and Shirley Ma...

Citta di Trento awards Brazilian movie Extremo Sul

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THE WINNER OF THE 53RD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF MOUNTAINS, EXPLORATION AND ADVENTURE “CITTÀ DI TRENTO” IS THE BRAZILIAN FILM “EXTREMO SUL”. TRENTO. For the first time in the history of the International Film Festival of Mountains, Exploration and Adventure “Città di Trento”, the greatest prize, has been awarded to a Brazilian film. The International Jury chaired by the film director Stefania Casini has awarded the prestigious prize of the International Film Festival of Mounta...

Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Awards

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The Tribeca All Access Connects (TAA) program, which fosters relationships between U.S.-based filmmakers of color and the film industry, announced today the winners of the second Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Awards. At last night’s Tribeca All Access Connects Awards and Closing Party at the Tribeca Grand, sponsored by the Playboy Foundation: Dennis Lee won the award for the narrative section prize for his current screenplay “The Life & Times of H.J. Hermin. Dennis has previously di...

Digital Days Festival in Santa Barbara

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The 7th Annual Digital Days comes to the Marjorie Luke Theater in Santa Barbara, Saturday, February 26 and Sunday, February 27, 2005. Since 1998, the two-day festival has celebrated the cutting edge of digital filmmaking and technology. From the cameras used to make films, to the computers used to edit and distribute the finished product, Digital Days will again be screening spectacular Hi-Definition digital films, while award-winning professionals and filmmakers teach the tools. Come see why ...

Hollywood Fest bestows Kudos W. Salles and Moore...

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HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL BESTOWS KUDOS : WALTER SALLES' "THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES," ALEJANDRO AMENABAR'S "THE SEA INSIDE," & "FAHRENHEIT 9/11" AMONG WINNERS"Vinzent" Wins Best Feature"What Remains of Us" Wins Best Documentary"Automation" Wins Best Short SubjectThe 8th Annual Hollywood Film Festival's "Hollywood Awards" ceremony, honoring independent filmmakers and established Hollywood professionals, was held last night before a standing-room-only audience of over 1,200 Hollywood Film Festival atte...
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