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Charlize Theron Speaks Out Against Death Penalty

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South African actress Charlize Theron criticized the death penalty after the international premiere of Patty Jenkin's Monster on Sunday, February 9. The film is included in the official selection for the Golden Bear at the 54th Berlinale. Theron who has won a best actress award at the Golden Globes and nominated for an Academy Award for best actress, plays Aileen Wuornos, a homeless prostitute who killed seven men who paid her for sexual services. Wuornos claims the first murder was in self defe...

Charlize Theron Speaks Out Against Death Penalty

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South African actress Charlize Theron criticized the death penalty after the international premiere of Patty Jenkin's Monster on Sunday, February 9. The film is included in the official selection for the Golden Bear at the 54th Berlinale. Theron who has won a best actress award at the Golden Globes and nominated for an Academy Award for best actress, plays Aileen Wuornos, a homeless prostitute who killed seven men who paid her for sexual services. Wuornos claims the first murder was in self defe...

Charlize Theron Speaks out Against the Death Penalty

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South African actress Charlize Theron criticized the death penalty after the international premiere of Patty Jenkin's Monster on Sunday, February 9. The film is included in the official selection for the Golden Bear at the 54th Berlinale. Theron who has won a best actress award at the Golden Globes and nominated for an Academy Award for best actress, plays Aileen Wuornos, a homeless prostitute who killed seven men who paid her for sexual services. Wuornos claims the first murder was in self defe...

Charlize Theron Speaks out Against Death Penalty

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South African actress Charlize Theron criticized the death penalty after the international premiere of Patty Jenkin's Monster on Sunday, February 9. The film is included in the official selection for the Golden Bear at the 54th Berlinale. Theron who has won a best actress award at the Golden Globes and nominated for an Academy Award for best actress, plays Aileen Wuornos, a homeless prostitute who killed seven men who paid her for sexual services. Wuornos claims the first murder was in self defe...

Weinstein Likes Evil

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Miramax co-chair Harvey Weinstein who was at the Berlinale for the opening film Cold Mountain said he was impressed by Swedish director Mikael Håfström and liked the visual style in Evil and what he got out of his actors. He spent time speaking with Håfström while in Berlin. Evil is one of the nominated best foreign language films for an Academy Award. When Håfström is in Hollywood later this month he will be speaking with producers, in particular about a Miramax project called Derailed...

Santa Barbara <i>ambiance</i>

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Santa Barbara -- Meni's latest CGI short “Terra” screened here the opening weekend of The Santa Barbara International Film Festival's short film program. This, the 19th year of this Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences accredited festival, featured the most talked about writers and directors of the year along with an eclectic international film program. Director Aristomenis (Meni) Tsirbas joined over 80 filmmakers who presented their work in this scenic retreat just 90 miles north of ...

Oscar – and Latin Flair - is in the air at Santa Barbara

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Oscar – and Latin Flair - is in the air at Santa Barbara This year’s Santa Barbara Film Festival feels like an Academy Awards kick-off party thanks to appearances by directors, producers and screenwriters associated with Oscar hopefuls from Lord of the Rings to Monster. SBIFF unspooled Friday night with a screening of Argentina’s official Academy Award foreign language submission Valentin. Alejandro Agresti’s comedy, about a little boy who yearns for a mother, did not make it to the Osc...

Santa Barbara Digital Days live webcast Feb 7th

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Santa Barbara International Film Festival Presents the 6th Annual Digital Days, an interactive showcase and forum featuring screenings, presentations, seminars and classes to be held Saturday, Feb 7, 2004. Highlighting state-of-the-art digital moviemaking and multimedia, Digital Days 2004 will provide area youth and film enthusiasts with an up-close and hands on experience with the latest digital software and computer technologies. Industry veterans and digital arts professionals will take part ...

Howard Shore live LOTR concert in Antwerp

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Howard Shore presents The Lord of the Rings symphony in six movements for orchestra and chorus in sportpaleis of Antwerp on April 16th. The concert is a one-time European première. Once again Shore is nominated for the coming 76th Academy Award ceremony at the end of February. He is nominated for best score and best song (Into the west) for The Lord of the Rings - the return of the king. In 2002, he won an Oscar for best score for The Lord of the Rings - the two towers.Academy Award winning co...

Fipresci awards in Dhaka, Palm Springs and Tromsø

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At the Dhaka International Film Festival (Bangladesh, January 15-23, 2004)The film "The Wind Bird" (Sulang Kirilli) by Inoka Sathyangani (Sri Lanka, 2002)won the Prize of the International Critics (FIPRESCI Prize).Jury members were: Lydia Maslova, Russia Shaheen Kabir, Bangladesh Sajedul Awal, Bangladesh. At the Palm Springs International Film Festival(USA, January 8-19, 2004)the Prize of the International Critics for the Best Official Foreign Language Film of 2003 has been presented to the Retu...

Virtual Reality father keynotes in Santa Barbara

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Virtual Reality Meets ‘The Matrix’ at Digital DaysDigital Days, the popular digital technology showcase featured annually at Santa Barbara International Film Festival, is providing film fans, students and industry veterans with the unique opportunity to see presentations by both a ‘father’ of virtual reality and the film editor of the popular science-reality film trilogy ‘The Matrix’. The keynote speaker at the 6th Annual Digital Days will be Jaron Lanier, computer scientist, compose...

In Berlin: the first 5 revealed

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The opening of the Berlinale is still one month off – yet Festival Director Dieter Kosslick is pleased to be able to announce the first films in the Competition. Five entries are definite and they range “from tragic love story to political psychodrama, from historical thriller to intimate family saga”, as Kosslick explains. The entries are from Germany, Spain, Denmark, Croatia and the USA, and their celebrated directors, such as Romuald Karmakar or Academy Award-winner Ron Howard, are a gu...

The Berlinale Jury members

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Which competition film or participant will take home a Golden or Silver Berlin Bear at the end of the Berlinale 2004 is decided by the International Jury. In 2004 this committee will again consist of seven international film experts from a variety of disciplines. This year’s President of the Jury is Frances McDormand, an Academy Award winner and star of independent film.The award ceremony of the 54th Berlin International Film Festival will be held at the Berlinale Palast on Saturday, February ...

Marcel Ophuls honored at full Frame docu fest in april

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FULL FRAME DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL TO HONOR MARCEL OPHULS AT THIS YEARS FESTIVAL, APRIL 1 – 4, 2004 HBO’s film Elaine Stritch at Liberty, based on Elaine Stritch’s Tony Award-Winning One-Woman Broadway Show, to have its World Premiere; Stritch will join Ophuls, Barry Levinson, Tom Fontana, Harry Shearer and others as special guests Elaine Stritch at Liberty, HBO’s documentary film on Elaine Stritch’s one-woman Broadway show will open this year’s Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. The...

The Santa Barbara full program

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Opening NightValentin2002 Argentina/The Netherlands 79 min 35mm Dir Alejandro AgrestiArgentina's Foreign Language Film Academy® submission. After the bitter separation of his parents and living with his eccentric grandmother, the life of a young boy begins to change in sweetly unanticipated ways when he opens up to the last in a long line of potential stepmothers. Director and cast to attend.Fri 1/30, 7:00pm GRAClosing NightReckoning, The2003 UK 110 min 35mm Dir Paul McGuigan This murder myst...

2nd Dubrovnik Fest dates confirmed.

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THE SECOND ANNUAL DUBROVNIK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL The Dubrovnik International Film Festival (DIFF)(www.DUBROVNIKiff.org) is announcing the sequel to last year’s highly successful inaugural film festival will commence on May 27 and close on May 30, 2004. Set in the picturesque Adriatic coastal city of Dubrovnik, Croatia, with its perfect combination of sun and medieval architecture, DIFF 2004 will celebrate creativity, extraordinary filmmakers and artistic diversity that both enlighte...

Palm Springs in action

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The 15th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival has commenced this past week. With over 200 films, from more than 60 countries playing for this year Festival, it’s clear to see why Palm Springs is well respect as a premiere North American Film Festival. The crowds are in full force to see the exciting mix and array of films. With the remodeling of the Signature Theater and Wyndam Hotel as Host Hotel the Festival also has a new fresh presentation.As well as the venues the Festival Di...

Oscar fundraising event at the Castro Theatre

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OSCAR® FEVER STRIKES THE CASTROCure can be found by attending The Academy Gala on Sunday, February 29, 2004.The 76th Annual Academy Awards® Telecast Presented Live On The Castro Theatre Big-Screen Lights! Camera! Action! The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Northern California is proud to announce that their 3rd annual Oscar® night fundraising event, The Academy Gala, will be presented for the very first time at its new home in the festive heart of San Francisco at the legendary Castro Theat...

Santa Barbara line up

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The film line-up was announced today by Artistic Director Roger Durling for the 19th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival, which takes place January 30 - February 8, 2004. The 10-day festival will feature 3 World Premieres, 5 U.S. Premieres, a North American Premiere, a World Cinema section and a Latin Film Section as well as Sidebars featuring Women in Cinema, Musicals and Cult Classics.Previously announced, the SBIFF will present the Modern Master Award to Peter Jackson. The prog...

Berlin releases first 5 selected

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BERLINALE COMPETITION 2004: FIVE ENTRIES ALREADY CONFIRMED The opening of the Berlinale is still more than two months off – yet Festival Director Dieter Kosslick is pleased to be able to announce the first films in the Competition. Five entries are definite and they range “from tragic love story to political psychodrama, from historical thriller to intimate family saga”, as Kosslick explains. The entries are from Germany, Spain, Denmark, Croatia and the USA, and their celebrated director...

Cool 63 films line up at Miami with fest favorites

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The 21st Annual Miami International Film Festival showcases work by acclaimed filmmakers from around the world, between January 30th and February 8th, 2004. The Festival brings to Miami audiences new and exciting documentary and dramatic features, providing an opportunity to view films that may otherwise never reach Florida’s theatres. Sixty-three films from 34 countries will be offered in 2004, many of which have been submitted to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for Academy...

Ben Kingsley in House of Sand and Fog at Licoln center

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AN EVENING WITH SIR BEN KINGSLEY with a screening of HOUSE OF SAND AND FOG on Thursday, December 18 at 6:30pm Walter Reade Theater, Lincoln Center The Film Society of Lincoln Center presents AN EVENING WITH SIR BEN KINGSLEY on Thursday, December 18, 2003 at 6:30 pm at the Walter Reade Theater. This special event will include a preview screening of House of Sand and Fog (Dreamworks) followed by a conversation with Sir Ben Kingsley and the Film Society’s Kent Jones. Academy Award®...

Figgis Cold Creek River

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Cold Creek Manor" was born when screenwriter and executive producer Richard Jefferies was writing "Tron 2.0" for Walt Disney Pictures. Over dinner with the studio's top creative executives one night, Jefferies mentioned an idea that he had been toying with for several years. It was a thriller about a family that moves from the city to the country, where they buy a great old fixer-upper house. But their dream turns into a nightmare when the home's former owner shows up and a mystery unravels. ...

Christopher Doyle will be honored at next Bangkok

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Christopher Doyle to receive first crystal lens award atthe 2004 Bangkok International Film Festival 11/25/2003 2:06:14 PM Renowned Cinematographer to Be Honored at Festival Cinematographer’s DayCelebrating the visual art of filmmaking, the 2004 Bangkok International Film Festival will bestow its first Crystal Lens Award upon Christopher Doyle (Rabbit-Proof Fence, The Quiet American) on January 31, 2004, following his participation in a Cinematographer’s Day program during January 29-30, 200...

Santa Fe 4th ready to kick off

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The Santa Fe Film Festival launches its fourth, and largest, season. Salutes to British director Stephen Frears, actor Peter Boyle and New Mexico novelist/screenwriter Max Evans anchor this year's Santa Fe Film Festival. In addition, the festival expects more than 200 filmmakers and other special guest artists to attend. The roster includes actress Elisabeth Moss (seen on TV series "The West Wing"), "The Wild Bunch" screenwriter Walon Green, legendary casting director Lynn Stalmaster and the te...

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