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11th Mumbai Film Festival comes to a Close!

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UK film WHITE LIGHTNIN' wins the INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION for the First Feature Films of Directors with a cash prize of Rs. 50 Lakh ~ LA PIVELLINA (THE LITTLE ONE) wins the Jury Grand Prize along with cash prize Rs. 25 Lakh ~ An incredible end to an exceptional start! The curtain closed on the 11th edition of Mumbai Film Festival organized by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) at Mumbai amidst the who's who of the of Indian and World cinema gracing the closure of the event ...

Kevin McCarthy To Be Honored At FLIFF

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  For a classically trained actor, it has probably been a source of much amusement to him that he is best remembered for his role in a low budget sci-fi film that has since become a classic. As the lead in the 1950s film THE INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS, Kevin McCarthy played a doctor who becomes alarmed when he discovers that the people in his small town have been transformed.....into aliens. The fact that the film, produced at the height of the McCarthy period, was a deep allegory...

George Lucas & Haskell Wexler

George Lucas presents the Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of the festival to Haskell wexler, Oscar winning director and cinematographer. Photo: Brad Fox © TIFF

George Lucas & Haskell Wexler

George Lucas [Star Wars], Saeed Shafa [TIFF founder] and Haskell Wexler [director and cinematographer: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Medium Cool]. TIFF honored Haskell Wexler with the Lifetime Achievement Award this year. Photo: Brad Fox © TIFF

Haskell Wexler

Haskell Wexler, Oscar winning director and cinematographer [Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Bound For Glory], at the TIFF press conference. TIFF honored Haskell Wexler with the Lifetime Achievement Award this year. Photo: Joan Linn Bekins © TIFF

Haskell Wexler

Haskell wexler, Oscar winning director and cinematographer, receives the Lifetime Achievement Award from the festival presented by George Lucas. Photo: Brad Fox © TIFF

It's Showtime @ Tiburon International Film Festival

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Tiburon International Film Festival March 19-27, 2009 The 8th Annual Tiburon International Film Festival (TIFF), a window to the world, will be held from March 19 to March 27, 2009. Over 250 films will be screened from 90 countries.Our opening film and gala are on Thursday, March 19, starting at 7 pm with the opening film Guard No. 47 with its cast and crew in person. The gala will follow the movie at the Corinthian Yacht Club, with live entertainment and international cuisine. The films officia...

Berlinale Camera 2009: In Honour of Claude Chabrol and Günter Rohrbach

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Since 1986, the Berlin International Film Festival has presented the Berlinale Camera to film personalities or institutions to which it feels particularly indebted and it wishes to express its thanks with this award. French director Claude Chabrol, and German film and television producer Günter Rohrbach will be awarded the Berlinale Camera at the Berlinale 2009 for their great service to cinema and lifetime achievements in film.Alongside psychological dramas, French director and master of world...

Tsui Hark, Rachid Bouchareb and Terry Gilliam honoured in Dubai

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The Dubai International Film Festival today honoured two of its three 2008 Lifetime Achievement Awards recipients in a special press conference.   Tsui Hark, a major Hong Kong filmmaker, and Rachid Bouchareb, an Algerian-French director, were present to discuss their work with the audience.   Terry Gilliam, the third honouree, attended DIFF earlier in the week and received his award in a special award ceremony on December 12.   Moderator Simon Fiel...

Tsui Hark, Rachid Bouchareb and Terry Gilliam honoured in Dubai

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The Dubai International Film Festival today honoured two of its three 2008 Lifetime Achievement Awards recipients in a special press conference. Tsui Hark, a major Hong Kong filmmaker, and Rachid Bouchareb, an Algerian-French director, were present to discuss their work with the audience. Terry Gilliam, the third honouree, attended DIFF earlier in the week and received his award in a special award ceremony on December 12. Moderator Simon Field stated: "The idea of the Lifetime Achievement ...

NY Israel Film Festival awarded The Secrets

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The 23rd Israel Film Festival closed its most successful engagement in its history of presenting events in New York, Los Angeles and Miami on Thursday, November 13th in New York with the announcement by Meir Fenigstein, Founder and Executive Director of the IFF, of the winner of the coveted PANAVISION AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD to THE SECRETS, written and directed by Avi Nesher and produced by Nesher and David Silber. THE SECRETS, the Festival’s Closing Night film, will be released in NY by Monter...

Israel Film Festival wrapped

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The 23rd Israel Film Festival closed its most successful engagement in its history of presenting events in New York, Los Angeles and Miami on Thursday, November 13th in New York with the announcement by Meir Fenigstein, Founder and Executive Director of the IFF, of the winner of the coveted PANAVISION AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD to THE SECRETS, written and directed by Avi Nesher and produced by Nesher and David Silber. THE SECRETS, the Festival’s Closing Night film, will be released in NY by Monter...

An Exclusive Q&A with 2008 IFF Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Irwin Winkler

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By Maria Esteves - November 3, 2008 The 23rdIsrael Film Festival (IFF) Opening Night Gala in New York presented by the IsraFest Foundation and The Consulate General of Israel in New York included an Awards ceremony and U.S. Premiere of LOST ISLANDS, directed by Reshef Levy held at the luxurious Ziegfeld Theatre, Wednesday, October 29, 7:30 PM. The Opening Night reception immediately followed at the Flatotel Hotel. The 2008 IFF Lifetime Achievement Award presented by magazine edit...

Art Directors Guild's Cinematic Imagery Award to Lucas

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Revolutionary director/producer, George Lucas has been selected to receive the Art Directors Guild's (ADG's) coveted honorary Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award, it was announced today by Thomas A. Walsh, ADG President, and Awards co-producers John Sabato and John Janavs. Known for pushing the limits of design and cinematography, Lucas has been the creator, storywriter and executive producer of a series of visually groundbreaking feature films, most notably the Star Wars Saga, w...

Israel Film Festival set to kick off in New York

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The 23rd Israel Film Festival will kick off in New York on October 29th at the Ziegfeld Theatre and run through November 13th at the Clearview’s 62nd & Broadway Cinema. Meir Fenigstein, Founder and Executive Director, announced today the full lineup of films for this year’s Festival which showcases more than 30 new feature films, provocative documentaries, ground-breaking TV dramas, and innovative student films celebrating Israeli life and culture. List of films to follow. The Israel Film F...

EFA will offer (in Copenhagen) honorary awards to Dame Judi Dench and Dogma founders

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At the 21st European Film Awards the European Film Academy will present honorary awards to Dame Judi Dench and Dogma founders Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, Kristian Levring, Lars von Trier, and Thomas Vinterberg.  Already established as a highly successful theatre and TV actress, Judi Dench rose to international fame for her screen roles such as Queen Victoria in John Madden’s MRS BROWN (1997) for which she received a BAFTA, Armande Voizin in CHOCOLAT by Lasse Hallström (2000) for which she was nom...

EFA honorary awards to Dame Judi Dench and Dogma founders

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HONORARY AWARDS FOR DAME JUDI DENCH AND THE DOGMA-FOUNDERSAt the 21st European Film Awards the European Film Academy will present honorary awards to Dame Judi Dench and Dogma founders Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, Kristian Levring, Lars von Trier, and Thomas Vinterberg.Already established as a highly successful theatre and TV actress, Judi Dench rose to international fame for her screen roles such as Queen Victoria in John Madden’s MRS BROWN (1997) for which she received a BAFTA, Armande Voizin in CH...

Israel Film Fest to award DeVito, Zwick and Winkler

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Oscar nominee Danny DeVito, Oscar winner Irwin Winkler and Oscar winner Edward Zwick will be honored at the 23rd annual Israel Film Festival - it was announced today by Founder/Executive Director, Meir Fenigstein. These three prolific filmmakers will receive their awards during the opening night Gala and Premiere Presentation, Wednesday October 29th at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City. Oscar nominated and Emmy award winning actor, director, producer and writer, Danny DeVito (Taxi, Get Sho...

Palm Beach Fest Lifetime Achievement Award to veteran actor and Academy, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winner Louis Gossett, Jr.

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The 13th Annual Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF) is pleased to present the Lifetime Achievement Award to veteran actor and Academy, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winner Louis Gossett, Jr., in celebration of his multi-faceted career.  Gossett will join some of the great talents in the industry, as well as community leaders on Saturday, April 12, at the Black Tie Awards Gala at the Boca Raton Resort and Club.  Back by popular demand, Tristan Rogers (“General Hospital”) will ser...

Louis Gossett, Jr tribute at Palm Beach International Film Festival

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The 13th Annual Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF) is pleased to present the Lifetime Achievement Award to veteran actor and Academy, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winner Louis Gossett, Jr., in celebration of his multi-faceted career. Gossett will join some of the great talents in the industry, as well as community leaders on Saturday, April 12, at the Black Tie Awards Gala at the Boca Raton Resort and Club. Back by popular demand, Tristan Rogers (“General Hospital”) will serve a...

23RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL DANCE MUSIC AWARDS CEREMONY PHOTOS, March 27, 2008

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By Maria Esteves - March 30, 2008 The 23rd Annual International Dance Music Awards (IDMA) hosted by President/Owner Daniel Glass, Glassnote Records, Kristine W and Felix Sama was held at the Miami Beach Resort & Spa, Miami Beach, FL, Thursday, March 27, 2008, 8:00 PM. IDMA acknowledges internationally the best artists, DJs, producers, promoters, remixers, record labels, radio shows, podcasts, and venues in dance music; audio software, sound system, and equipment for the year 2007. Presented...

AN INTERVIEW WITH "THE GODFATHER OF DISCO" FILMMAKER GENE GRAHAM

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By Maria Esteves - July 12, 2007 NewFest 2007: The 19th Annual New York LGBT Film Festival N.Y. Premiere THE GODFATHER OF DISCO documentary film, directed by Gene Graham was held at AMC Loews 34th St Theater, Friday, June 1, 5:45 p.m. A special Q&A immediately followed. The N.Y. Premiere after party was held at The Zipper Factory Theater Tavern, 7:30pm. I had the privilege of interviewing emerging award-winner director Gene Graham, Sunday, July 1, 1:00pm. Q: What inspired the making of ...

Secret Sunshine

secret sunshine In a star-studded celebration ceremony officiated by Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Mr. Frederick Ma, the 2nd Asian Film Awards (AFA) presented their awards tonight at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, kicking off the 4th Entertainment Expo Hong Kong which runs through April 13th, 2008. In an event hosting 2500 gue

Secret Sunshine takes top honors at Asian Film Awards

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In a star-studded celebration ceremony officiated by Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Mr. Frederick Ma, the 2nd Asian Film Awards (AFA) presented their awards tonight at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, kicking off the 4th Entertainment Expo Hong Kong which runs through April 13th, 2008. In an event hosting 2500 guests from around the world and broadcast live on TVB Pearl (Television Broadcasts Limited), AFA’s offici...

The sixth annual Garden State Film Festival

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The sixth annual Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) showcasing film, video and animated works by independent filmmakers, will roll out the “red carpet” and light up the sky from April 4 – April 6 in Asbury Park. Attending this year’s event are notables including: Danny Aiello, Chris Costello, Chip Cronkite, Joe Gruschecky, Budd Schulberg, Paul Sorvino, Sean Stone, Brian Thompson, Michael Uslan, and Montel Williams among others. This year’s honorees include novelist and Oscar-winning s...
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