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"A professional, emotional and thought-provoking documentary that truly deserves recognition" (Todd Konrad, Independent Film Quarterly)   "Murder in America: The Sarah Cherry Story is the real Law and Order" (Gerald Wright, Rotten Tomatoes)   "A compelling and well-balanced film" (Richard Atteih, Pineapple Media)   Sarah Cherry   Another U.S. independent production gets recognized ...

Rotterdam Lab welcomes 67 producers for tenth anniversary edition

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The International Film Festival Rotterdam welcomes sixty-seven young producers taking part in the tenth anniversary edition of Rotterdam Lab. CineMart’s highly successful event for emerging producers has expanded steadily over the past decade. The participants have been nominated by the twenty-one Rotterdam Lab partner organizations. Rotterdam Lab, part of CineMart, takes place January 30 – February 3. (See full list of participants and partner organizations below) Rotterdam Lab Coordinato...

Writer/Director Michael Hoffman discusses his latest film The Last Station

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Writer/director Michael Hoffman has made a diverse bunch of movies, from the quirky comedy Soapdish to the romantic comedy One Fine Day to his take on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Now he has tackled the final days of Leo Tolstoy in The Last Station, based on the novel by Jay Parini. It took Hoffman nearly two decades for the stars to align on the picture, which was originally to star Meryl Streep as Sofya Tolstoy and Anthony Hopkins as the Russian novelist during his final days w...

NJ Detective Harry Shortway Junior Dares Making A Run For Political Office in Vernon NJ Five vie for three Vernon seats (WARNING

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NJ Detective Harry Shortway Junior Dares Making A Run For Political Office in Vernon NJ Five vie for three Vernon seats (WARNING TO VOTERS)!!     By ROBERTA FUGATE rjfugate@njherald.com VERNON — Three Republicans and two Independents will compete for three seats on the Vernon Township Committee in Tuesday’s election. Republicans Harry Shortway and Michael Pier are ru...

The programme for The Times BFI 53rd London Film Festival

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The programme for The Times BFI 53rd London Film Festival, announced today by Artistic Director Sandra Hebron, includes a diverse selection of world and international premieres with a total of 191 features and 113 shorts screening alongside an exciting line-up of special events and expected guests.Opening Night film, Wes Anderson’s FANTASTIC MR. FOX, is one of the Festival’s 15 world premieres and will be presented by the director and cast members including Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Bill...

Full programme for The Times BFI London Film Festival

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The programme for The Times BFI 53rd London Film Festival, announced today by Artistic Director Sandra Hebron, includes a diverse selection of world and international premieres with a total of 191 features and 113 shorts screening alongside an exciting line-up of special events and expected guests.Opening Night film, Wes Anderson’s FANTASTIC MR. FOX, is one of the Festival’s 15 world premieres and will be presented by the director and cast members including Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Bill...

Jackson Hole Film Competition All Category Finalists Announced

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The Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival is pleased to announce the final selection of film finalists for its 2009 competition. This year's Festival competition included over 400 films from more than 25 countries in 750 category entries-a record number of submissions. More than 60 judges from North America, Europe, Asia and Africa participated in the preliminary selections, with craft categories judged by peer juries and children's groups participating in judging the Best Children's Program. Co...

1st festival of Czech films, CZECH-IN set to open

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1st festival of Czech films, CZECH-IN pour le cinéma tchèque, is will open at eight o’clock tomorrow evening in the Paris cinema L’Entrepôt. As we have announced in a previous press release, this is the first self-contained festival of Czech films to be held in Paris since 1989. The showcase runs until June 9 and features ten titles. The six-day event offers a cross-section of contemporary Czech cinema made after the Velvet Revolution, consisting of nine feature films and one feature-leng...

Where the River Runs...in Cannes

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“Award-winning Italian filmmaker Francesco Paladino gears up to attend the 2009 Cannes Film Market with to promote his latest film “Where the River Runs” “A superbly shot film, great acting, and a cohesive cocktail of characters and events.” Nicole Holland - Independent Film Quarterly ***                              ...

Where the River Runs...in Cannes

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“Award-winning Italian filmmaker Francesco Paladino gears up to attend the 2009 Cannes Film Market with to promote his latest film “Where the River Runs” “A superbly shot film, great acting, and a cohesive cocktail of characters and events.”Nicole Holland - Independent Film Quarterly***When a river provides catalyst for a psychological horror it’s sure to attract interest from audiences and distributors alike. The latest film from Italian helmer Francesco Paladino recently won the aw...

A Festival Wife - Chapter 7: Secrets Of San Lorenzo

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Henry Dean, veteran publicist, resists retirement by holding onto his PR job for the San Lorenzo Film Festival, where for twenty-eight years he has stayed at the Hotel Medici, maintaining a long-running affair with his beloved Leticia, one of the hotel’s chamber maids. But Henry’s job (and love affair) depends upon looking after the Festival’s guest of honor – a cantankerous older film director who only needs a little press – and the task has entangled Henry in a world of trouble. Part...

NEWSLETTER N° 413: April 29, 2009

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            Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE The Festival Directory from Filmfestivals.com has now MERGED and MOVED to Fest21.com whith easier search options, simplified update proce...

A festival Wife Chapter 6: 24-hour party people

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Henry Dean, veteran publicist, resists retirement by holding onto his PR job for the San Lorenzo Film Festival, where for twenty-eight years he has stayed at the Hotel Medici, maintaining a long-running affair with his beloved Leticia, one of the hotel's chamber maids. But Henry's job (and love affair) depends upon looking after the Festival's guest of honor - a cantankerous older film director who only needs a little press - and the task is proving more trouble than anticipated. Equally troubli...

NEWSLETTER N° 412: April 22, 2009

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NEWSLETTER N° 411: April 15, 2009

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NEWSLETTER N° 410: April 8, 2009

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This newsletter reaches over 73 000 subscribers every week     Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE The renowned Festival Directory from Filmfestivals.com has just MERGED AND MOVED to Fest21.com whith easier search options, simplified update process for f...

NEWSLETTER N° 409: April 3, 2009

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  Our newsletter reaches over 73 000 subscribers every week  Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE The renowned Festival Directory from Filmfestivals.com has MERGED AND MOVED to Fest21.com whith easier search options, simplified update process for festivals and opening of a major Film database for international filmmakers. New: FestivalExpr...

Cyndi Lauper-Belgrade - New York

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The International Film Festival in Belgrade www.fest.sr glamorously enclosed pretty interesting, with a Serbian narrative feature film directed by Darko Lungulov, “Here&There” www.hereandtherethemovie.com  The film features a well known pop diva from 80s Cyndi Lauper and her husband, a big budget actor David Thornton. Beside an exquisite American crew, this film features a great name of a Serbian film Mirjana Karanovic and right now, expects a great World Premier on Tribeca Film Festi...

Cyndi Lauper-Belgrade - New York

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The International Film Festival in Belgrade www.fest.sr glamorously enclosed pretty interesting, with a Serbian narrative feature film directed by Darko Lungulov, “Here&There” www.hereandtherethemovie.com The film features a well known pop diva from 80s Cyndi Lauper and her husband, a big budget actor David Thornton. Beside an exquisite American crew, this film features a great name of a Serbian film Mirjana Karanovic and right now, expects a great World Premier on Tribeca Film Festival. Th...

Alarum

Director: Rick Danford.
A conservative Nanette Bentley spends a quiet evening at home performing her Obsessive Compulsive Rituals that she feels keep her safe. As the night creeps in, so does the stalking shadow of her past-Who is it and what do they want? Just when Nanette thought it was all in her head- she opens her eyes to a startling wake up call from her alarm that flat lines her into a world of domestic abuse, rape and murder. What ritual will she attempt to use to get her out of this one? She asks, as she comes face to face with her Alarm…The Wakeup call to Die for. To learn more about this film and what we have planned for it upon completion, feel free to visit the Official Site at the Alarum My Space Page. http://www.myspace.com/alarum

2008 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival Photo Coverage

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By Maria Esteves - December 30, 2008 The 28th Annual 2008 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival(CMJ08), the largest international new music discovery event was held at venues throughout New York City, October 21-28, 2008. The outstanding festival presented by XBOX 360, Zune, and Doritos, showcased music marathon, film festival, exhibit hall, panel discussions, seminars, comedy shows, special events, parties, concerts, and awards ceremony. This year, over 1000 artists performed at 70 venues t...

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