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53rd THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL / 2 - 11 NOVEMBER 2012

  53rd TIFF LINE-UP, JURIES & PARALLEL EVENTS This year’s 53rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival kicked off this Friday, November 2nd.   INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION JURY: Thomas Elsaesser, Film theorist and academic, Germany, Jury President Laufrey Gudjonsdottir, Programmer, consultant, founding director of the Icelandic Film Center, Iceland Ole Christian Madsen, Director, Denmark Joao Pedro Rodrigues, Director, Portugal Thymios Bakatakis, Cinematographer, Greece...

Sundance Winners And Losers

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They call it the Sundance alchemy…..the strange and rather unknowable process by which films with advanced buzz fall flat and titles that come out of nowhere become the next big indie flings. Such was the case at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, where several of the higher profile films did not get the love from audiences, critics or distributors, and where a few unheralded films walked away with the lion’s share of prizes and, most importantly, distribution contacts that will insure th...

Sundance Winners And Losers

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They call it the Sundance alchemy…..the strange and rather unknowable process by which films with advanced buzz fall flat and titles that come out of nowhere become the next big indie flings. Such was the case at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, where several of the higher profile films did not get the love from audiences, critics or distributors, and where a few unheralded films walked away with the lion’s share of prizes and, most importantly, distribution contacts that wil...

The World Comes To Sundance

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  The world comes to the Sundance Film Festival from January 19 to 29. In the past several years, the Festival, which first made its reputation with American Indie cinema, has put as much emphasis on its World Cinema competitions, including sections for Dramatic Feature and Documentary Feature. By laying out a red carpet for international filmmakers and industry professionals, Sundance has been able to go mano-a-mano with such prestigious European-based film festivals as Berlin, Cannes a...

2012 Sundance Film Festival competition films

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Sundance Institute announced today the films selected for the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. The Sundance Film Festival will take place January 19 through 29 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The complete list of films is available at www.sundance.org/festival. Robert Redford, Founder and President of Sundance Institute remarked, "We are, and always have been, a festival about the filmmakers. So w...

Chile guest of Cine Las Americas

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Cine Las Americas is honored to announce the participation of Chile as the invited country for the 12th annual Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, scheduled for April 22 to 30 in Austin, Texas.Chile is the first invited nation to participate in a planned annual guest country program that Cine Las Americas started in 2009. The goal of this year's program is to create a space for the screening of films that represent the best and most successful of contemporary Chilean cinema, focusing...

Encountering Miami Encuentros

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Aside from its role as a key cultural event for the city of Miami, the Miami International Film Festival is also ground zero for the awareness of new films from Spain and Latin America to the international marketplace. Through the MIFF Reel Education Seminar Series, local indies and visiting filmmakers from around the world have been able to hear from industry experts on topics ranging from film financing, Equally as potent is the networking between filmmakers that has been made easier by the ni...

Encountering Miami Encuentros

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Saturday, March 14-----Aside from its role as a key cultural event for the city of Miami, the Miami International Film Festival is also ground zero for the awareness of new films from Spain and Latin America to the international marketplace. Through the MIFF Reel Education Seminar Series, local indies and visiting filmmakers from around the world have been able to hear from industry experts on topics ranging from film financing, Equally as potent is the networking between filmmakers that h...

Rio de Janeiro Film Festival is ready for 15 days of celebration

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FESTIVAL DO RIORio de Janeiro Film FestivalSeptember 25 to October 9, 2008 Commencing this Thursday, September 25, the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, embarks on a 15 day celebration of cinema with the start of Festival do Rio, the Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival.In presenting over 350 films selected from 60 countries at over 30 different venues across Rio, Festival do Rio digs deep into a rich catalogue of world premieres, Brazil and Latin premieres and tributes and retrospectives ...

Film In Focus: Machuca

Sunday, September 17---It is hard to portray the significance of key historical events without the passage of time. Only in retrospect does the true enormity of history unfolding take on a full dimension. Only with some distance do the true emotions come through in a way that stirs the soul and pricks the conscience. The above statements certainly apply to the Chilean film MACHUCA, considered a masterwork of contemporary Latin American cinema. Released in 2005, more than 30 years after the ev...

Dolphin awards at Troia Film Festival

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The 21st edition of the Troia International Film Festival (Festroia) concluded last Saturday evening (June 4) with the announcement and presentation of the Dolphin and Audience Awards, held in the historic Forum Luisa Todi, the Festival’s main screening venue. The Gold Dolphin Prize, for the Best Film in the Festival’s Official Competition section, was awarded to TURTLES CAN FLY, a humanistic drama from Iran, directed by Bahman Ghobadi. The film, which follows the story of several refugee ch...

Troia Film festival sets an ambitious slate

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TROIA FILM FESTIVAL SETS AN AMBITIOUS SLATEThe 21st edition of the Troia International Film Festival (Festroia), Portugal’s oldest and most adventurous film event devoted to international and independent cinema, kicked off on May 28 with a wide-ranging program, with particular nods to European and American Independent films.The Festival is based in the picturesque coastal town of Setúbal, about 90 minutes south of Lisbon. Troia is actually the name of the expansive beaches in the vicinity, an...

Festroia (portugal) line up

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21 FESTROIA 28 May – 5 JunePROGRAMMEOfficial Section (Competition)First Works (Competition)American Independents (Competition)Man and His Environment (Competition)Homage to a country - FinlandEuropean Discoveries / Fassbinder Awards NomineesThe Modern Mozambique CinemaEurope in Shorts X – EU new countriesShorts from EuropePortuguese Cinema ShowcasePanorama and PremiersOther events and meetings:International Meeting of New Talents in co-operation with EFA, FIAPAF and OCICCinema Workshop for ...

Philadelphia Fest pleased over 65 000

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PHILADELPHIA FILM FESTIVAL SETS NEW RECORD OF 65,000 ATTENDANCE AND 90 SELL-OUTS The 2005 Philadelphia Film Festival ended its 14-day celebration of cinema by posting an attendance record of 65,101, beating last year’s record of 61,000. Of the 300 screenings the Festival held from April 7-20, a record 90 sold out, and 20 films drew an audience of over 600.At its Closing Night on April 20, the Festival announced Jury Prizes and Audience Awards. Leading the list of winners were the feature fil...

Austin Cine Las Americas line up

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Cine Las Americas Media Arts Center presents the 8th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, bringing the best of Latin American and Indigenous cinema to Austin from April 20 - 24. This year, the festival features a rich selection of dramatic and documentary films made by and/or about Latin and Indigenous groups from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Chile, El Salvador, the United States, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru. The festival will open on Wednesday, April 20 at t...

Le Grand Voyage", by Ismael Ferroukhi wins at Mar del Plata

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20TH EDITION OF THE MAR DEL PLATA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDSOFFICIAL JURY: The Jury presided by Román Gubern (university professor) and formed by Robert Lantos (canadian producer), Francisco Lombardi (peruvian director), Hugh Hudson (london producer, writer and director), Leonor Manso (argentinian actress), Ingeborga Dapkunaite (actress from Lituania) and Patrick Bauchau (belgian actor), granted the Golden Astor to “Le Grand Voyage”, film by Ismael Ferroukhi.THE UNOFFICIAL JURIES: F...

14 Goya for Mar Adentro

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Mar adentro 14 wins (out of 15 nominations) is a Goya record. Javier Bardem may have missed out at the Oscars, but he did win the Best Actor prize from the Spanish Academy.NOTE: There's no foreign-language category for the Goya Awards. Non-Spanish-language films of non-European origin are simply out of luck.Spanish Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Goya Awards 2004:Best PictureLa Mala educación / Bad Education. El DeseoMar adentro / The Sea Inside. Sogecine / Himenóptero *Roma. Tesel...

Nobody Knows wins at Flanders

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NOBODY KNOWS wins the 31st Flanders International Film Festival - Ghent On Saturday October 16, 2004, the list of prizewinners for the 31st Flanders International Film Festival - Ghent was announced by Maurice Jarre, President of the Festival Jury. Once again, this 31st edition was an outstanding event, graced by the presence of Lord Richard Attenborough, Jonathan Pryce, David Carradine, Romain Duris and many other celebrities. On a sadder note, in a series of moving tributes, the Festival al...

Nobody Knows by Kore-Edawins at Fanders

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NOBODY KNOWS wins the 31st Flanders International Film Festival - Ghent On Saturday October 16, 2004, the list of prizewinners for the 31st Flanders International Film Festival - Ghent was announced by Maurice Jarre, President of the Festival Jury. Once again, this 31st edition was an outstanding event, graced by the presence of Lord Richard Attenborough, Jonathan Pryce, David Carradine, Romain Duris and many other celebrities. On a sadder note, in a series of moving tributes, the Festival al...

Vancouver Award Winners: Machuca, Beeing Caribou

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2004 AWARD WINNERS - VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALMost Popular International Film (popular vote, no cash prize)Winner: Andrés Wood, for MACHUCA (Chile).Popular Canadian Film (popular vote, no cash prize) Co-Winners: François Prévost and Hugo Latulippe for WHAT REMAINS OF US (Quebec), and Leanne Allison and Diana Wilson for BEING CARIBOU (British Columbia). Best Feature Film from Western Canada - award and $12,000 from Citytv.GARY YATES for SEVEN TIMES LUCKY (Manitoba). "For its econo...

Hamburg Film Fest Program:

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Hamburg Film Fest Program:23-30 September 20045x2 (‚Fünf mal Zwei'), François Ozon, FranceAlexandrie... New York, Youssef Chahine, EgyptBush's Brain Joseph Mealey/Michael Shoob, USASchau mich an! (‚Comme une image’), Agnès Jaoui, FranceEn Garde, Ayse Polat, GermanyFour Shades of Brown, Tomas Alfredson, Sweden, DenmarkGreen Tea, Yuan Zhang, ChinaLand of Plenty, Wim Wenders, GermanySüperseks, Torsten Wacker, GermanyVitrina (Movies from spanish-speaking countries)Machuca, Andrés Wood, Ch...

Directors Fortnight program

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QUINZAINE DES RÉALISATEURS - Directors FortnightFeature FilmsPaul Vecchiali, "À vot' bon coeur" (France) Manda Kunitoshi, "Ano Tonneru" (The Tunnel) (Japan)Mario O'Hara, "Babae sa Breakwater" (Woman of Breakwater) (Philippines) Damien Odoul, "En attendant le déluge" (France)Behrouz Afkhami, "Gavkhouni" (The River's End) (Iran)Thomas Vincent, "Je suis un assassin" (France)Mohsen Amiryoussefi, "Khab é Talkh" (Bitter Dream) (Iran)Mario Martone, "L'Odore del sangue" (L'Odeur du sang) (Italy/Fran...
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