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Virginia Film Festival has a theme: Speed

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The 17th annual Virginia Film Festival is a four-day whirlwind program of screenings, performances, panels, and parties. Based at the University of Virginia and set to run from October 28-31, 2004, the Virginia Film Festival infuses the campus and community at large with its thematic presentations and special events. This year’s theme of SPEED will explore our accelerated culture of fast foods and quick cuts, as well as the history of racing and chasing in the movies. A remarkable lineup of gu...

Speed is the Theme at Virgina Fest, get ready for it

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THE 17TH ANNUAL VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL PREVIEWS 2004 PROGRAMCultural Theme of “SPEED” Provides Adrenaline Rush for Film Enthusiasts October 28th –October 31st Festival Guests Include Directors Paul Schrader, Nicole Kassell, and David Gordon Green; Artist Sharon Lockhart, Musician Jim White and “Speed” LevitchFestival Director Richard Herskowitz released today the 17th annual Virginia Film Festival’s four-day whirlwind program of screenings, performances, panels, and parties. Based ...

Port Townsend Fest Wraps with Nod to Winners

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Port Townsend Film Festival Wraps with Nod to WinnersUnder blue skies that opened up just as the festival began Friday afternoon and remained throughout the weekend, the 5th annual Port Townsend Film Festival wrapped Sunday with the announcement of "best films" at a morning champagne breakfast. Winner of the best feature-length narrative film was Gate to Heaven (Tor zum Himmel), a German film by producer/director Veit Helmer. Ten years in the making, Gate to Heaven is a love story that tak...

Outfest G&L Fest in La

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Outfest to Screen Highlighted Winners During Largest Gay & Lesbian Film FestivalOutfest 2004 Los Angeles is one of the largest lesbian and gay film festivals. With a year round screening program and many support projects throughout the year. This seasons Outfest will run from July 8th to July 19th with in the city of Los Angeles. Premieres, parties, sing-a-long screening and a host of filmmakers will be a part of one of the best G & L Festivals in the industry.To be able to screen top award-w...

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...

Yair Landau to chair Israel Film Festival anniversary

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ISRAEL FILM FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF SHOWCASING THE BEST IN ISRAELI CINEMAYair Landau, Vice Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, will serve as the Chairman of the 20th Anniversary of the Israel Film Festival. The Honorary Co-Chairman is Arnon Milchan.Jason Alexander to Host Gala Kick-Off With Award Presentations to Gale Anne Hurd, Norman Jewison, Arthur Hiller and Israeli Filmmaker Eitan EvanOpening Night Film “Nina’s Tragedies” Will Premiere at the Academy of Motion Picture A...

Brother To Brother surprise film at Miami G & L Fest

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As MGLFF's 2004 Program was going to press, we left a surprise screening slot open on Saturday, April 24th at 9:30p, for what we promised would be a major new title. Well, here it is!Brother To Brother, Rodney Evan’s first narrative feature, which took two years to research and six years to bring to fruition, was a deserving winner of a Special Jury Prize for "passion in filmmaking" at the recent Sundance Film Festival. Evan’s forays into the history of the Harlem Renaissance, moves beyond...

NSI FilmExchange Film lineup

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BEER, BUTTERFLIES, PEROGIES AND ZOMBIE NURSES…WHAT DO THESE HAVE IN COMMON?COME TO NSI FILMEXCHANGE MARCH 2 TO 6 IN WINNIPEG AND FIND OUT!Winnipeg – The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) announces theline-up for NSI FilmExchange Canadian Film Festival – Canada’s Coolest FilmFestival, March 2 to 6 in Winnipeg. All tickets and passes are now on salethrough Ticketmaster.“NSI FilmExchange is an eclectic mix of comedy and drama, features andshorts, and professional and amateur mast...

Sundance awards announced

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2004 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERSThe Sundance Film Festival has announced the winners of the Independent Feature Film Competition and the Audience Awards for the 2004 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah (January 15 - 25).The Documentary Grand Jury Prize was given to DIG!, directed and produced by Ondi Timoner. The Dramatic Grand Jury Prize was presented to PRIMER, directed, written, and produced by Shane Carruth. The Documentary Audience Award was presented to BORN INTO B...

Primer and Dig! win at Sundance

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2004 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERSThe Sundance Film Festival has announced the winners of the Independent Feature Film Competition and the Audience Awards for the 2004 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah (January 15 - 25).The Documentary Grand Jury Prize was given to DIG!, directed and produced by Ondi Timoner. The Dramatic Grand Jury Prize was presented to PRIMER, directed, written, and produced by Shane Carruth. The Documentary Audience Award was presented to BORN INTO B...

First Time Directors Ski To Success at Sundance

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Sundance Film Festival has been known as an innovator within the Film Festival Industry. First organized as a Festival to highlight independent films, Sundance is staying true to its roots with the wide selection of first time Independent feature directors. This past year at Sundance we saw many of the small independent films, with first time feature directors get recognition and were signed right in Park City with multi million dollars deals. Now some have gone out to wide distribution to t...

Sundance Welcomes the Women

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A Rise of Women Filmmakers Hits the Theaters of Park CityThis year a record number of women filmmakers are making their mark in this prestigious American Festival. With many first time women feature filmmakers as well as student short females, Sundance has leveled the fields of equality to all that are accepted. Sundance Film Festival now it’s 23rd year in the past has not had such a balance of ratio’s, of course there are just more men making films than women too.Hopefully the trend will ...

Sundance online kick off

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The Fourth Annual Sundance Online Film Festival (SOFF) launched at www.sundance.org. This year’s Online Festival features 30 short films and interactive projects, and hours of new footage highlighting the activities and history of the Sundance Film Festival and Sundance Institute. Included in the new content are interviews with Sundance Film Festival programmers and Sundance Institute staff, behind-the-scenes looks at Institute programs, trailers from past Film Festivals, and highlights from t...

Guy Maddin (the saddest music in the world) keynote speaker

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Don McKellar to moderate Canada's Top Ten 2003v first panel discussion, “Page to Screen” on Tuesday,January 20th, 2004 at 6:30pm. Don't miss this fantasticopportunity to listen to director Guy Maddin, straight from his Sundance Film Festival screening of THE SADDEST MUSIC IN THE WORLD. Maddin will be accompanied by his long-time writing collaborator George Toles and one of Canada's finest new directors Scott Smith (FALLING ANGELS). They will discuss the art of writing for the screen with col...

Sundance Opens and Rides the Waves at Park City

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Robert Redford’s opening night speech gave tribute the roots of independent filmmaking and how Sundance first started. For a documentary film has now been highlighted as the opening night choice for this prestigious film festival. Redford admitted that in the 60’s he started surfing and now he rides waves much different than when he was younger. It was a joy and a pleasure to have RIDING GIANTS be a historical part of the Sundance Festival this 2004.Sundance Film Festival now it's 23rd ye...

Sundance how to?

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How to get there?Fly into Salt Lake International Airport (SLC) with Delta Air Lines, a leadership sponsor of the 2004 Festival. Call Delta Meeting Network reservations at (800) 241-6760 and refer to file number 201041A for special rates. Get out from behind the wheel at this year's Sundance Film Festival! Express Shuttle is the Festival's official provider of shuttle service from the Salt Lake City International Airport to Park City and other Festival destinations. Call (800) 397-0773 for sched...

More fun from the Music Café

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the lineup for this year’s Sundance Film Festival Music Café, located in PLAN B, The Nightclub, 268 “upper” Main St. in Park City. From January 16-24, the Music Café showcases emerging and established bands, and solo artists — in both daytime and nighttime performances — and provides an opportunity for musicians, composers, filmmakers, and festivalgoers to meet, share ideas, and collaborate in a relaxed environment. An opening reception on Friday, January 16, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. k...

The online festival

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The Sundance Institute launched the Fourth Annual Sundance Online Film Festival (SOFF) at www.sundance.org. This year’s Online Festival features 30 short films and interactive projects, and hours of new footage highlighting the activities and history of the Sundance Film Festival and Sundance Institute. Included in the new content are interviews with Sundance Film Festival programmers and Sundance Institute staff, behind-the-scenes looks at Institute programs, trailers from past Film Festivals...

Sundance how to...

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How to get there?Fly into Salt Lake International Airport (SLC) with Delta Air Lines, a leadership sponsor of the 2004 Festival. Call Delta Meeting Network reservations at (800) 241-6760 and refer to file number 201041A for special rates. Get out from behind the wheel at this year's Sundance Film Festival! Express Shuttle is the Festival's official provider of shuttle service from the Salt Lake City International Airport to Park City and other Festival destinations. Call (800) 397-0773 for sched...

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