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Tarantino will be honored at Next Capri Hollywood

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Academy Award ® Winning writer/director/producer Quentin Tarantino will be honored with Capri Legend Award at the 13th Capri, Hollywood – Honda International Film Festival, it was announced today by Festival Chairman and producer Mark Canton (300, Spiderwick Chronicles, A Perfect Getaway, War of Gods, Fame) and Festival Director Pascal Vicedomini.       "Quentin Tarantino is one of Hollywood's most prolific talents, revered and respected by the entertainment industr...

Tarantino will be honored at Next Capri Hollywood

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Academy Award ® Winning writer/director/producer Quentin Tarantino will be honored with Capri Legend Award at the 13th Capri, Hollywood – Honda International Film Festival, it was announced today by Festival Chairman and producer Mark Canton (300, Spiderwick Chronicles, A Perfect Getaway, War of Gods, Fame) and Festival Director Pascal Vicedomini.“Quentin Tarantino is one of Hollywood’s most prolific talents, revered and respected by the entertainment industry and movie audiences worldwid...

A New Author Film Festival - Lynch Wenders and Madonna

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Lets not forget that this festival, established 14 years ago, the Festival of New Author Films www.faf.rs in Belgrade Serbia honouring the different type of festival audience respecting two aspects: looking at the new possibilities of motion picture expressions and renewing classical patterns of film narrative in the changed technological and civilization context. Beside the homage showcase of  Zivojin Pavlovic one of the most important Serbian filmmakers and the French philosopher and most...

A New Author Film Festival - Lynch Wenders and Madonna

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Lets not forget that this festival, established 14 years ago, the Festival of New Author Films www.faf.rs in Belgrade Serbia honouring the different type of festival audience respecting two aspects: looking at the new possibilities of motion picture expressions and renewing classical patterns of film narrative in the changed technological and civilization context. Beside the homage showcase of Zivojin Pavlovic one of the most important Serbian filmmakers and the French philosopher and most infl...

"The 18th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards"

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"The Academy Awards" for Independent Film, aka, "The 18th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards", was held this evening at "The Museum of American Finance" and "Cipriani Wall Street". The evening commenced with Terrence Howard singing the track, "Love Makes You Beautiful", off his latest CD, "Shine Through It".Michelle Byrd addressed the audience congratulating IFP as it turns 30 this year. "Indie film is an artform. Since IFP's inception, they have assisted over 7000 films to be made, connect...

Massimo Ranieri to be honored in LA Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest

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In February, at the 4th Los Angeles, Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest (to be held from February 15th through 21st at the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood) Massimo Ranieri will be the Ambassador of Naples and of its artistic tradition. Accompanied by the great director Maurizio Scaparro, Ranieri will present the American premire of his latest film LUltimo Pulcinella (also screened at the recent Rome International Film Festival) and will perform live together with a special band made up of musicians...

The Chicago Underground Film Festival and Filmmakers Summit

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The Chicago Underground Film Festival and Filmmakers Summit - October 29th to November 2nd @ The Viaduct Theater, 3111 N. Western Ave. Premiering on Wednesday, October 29th IFP/Chicago is presenting the “Defiantly independent and deliberately scandalous” (Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune) Chicago Underground Film Festival (CUFF). This exciting development in the growth of IFP/Chicago combines CUFF with IFP/Chicago’s 17th Annual Filmmaker Summit for five days of movies, panels, par...

New Cinevegas Podcasts

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We've posted additional podcasts from this year's Festival.                         Included is the honoree conversation with 2008 Marquee Award winner Anjelica Huston, as well as the panel Marginal: Art for its Own Sake. Featuring a group of incredible artists from two documentaries shown at this year's Festival - THE COOL SCHOOL and BEAUTIFUL LOSERS - the panel f...

NEWSLETTER N° 368: jUNE 11, 2008

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DAILIES ON FEST21.COM CANNES : THE FULL COVERAGE BOSTON: VIDEO COVERAGE Day by day from Boston International film Festival FESTROIA DAILIES ___________________________________________________________________________________ AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM Oscar and more ...

Zurich Film Festival jury and people

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Peter Fonda is Jury President at the 4th Zurich Film FestivalFestival Programme announcement: 2 World Premieres in the International CompetitionThe festival administration announced the programme and the members of this year’s jury at their press conference on September 11, 2008. The 4th Zurich Film Festival will present selected films by young filmmakers from around the world in the cinemas corso and Le Paris. In order to encourage the creation of new films, The Zurich Film Festival will pres...

Penélope Cruz will be presented with a Gotham Award Tribute

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Penélope Cruz will be presented with a Gotham Award Tribute at the 18th Annual Gotham Awards™ on Tuesday, December 2nd in New York. Presented by IFP, the nation's oldest and largest organization of independent filmmakers, The Gotham Awards™ is one of the leading awards for independent film and the first major honors of the film awards season. The awards provide critical early recognition to worthy independent films, such as past winners JUNO (2007), HALF NELSON (2006), JUNEBUG (2005), all o...

Remembering 1968 At SILVERDOCS

 Saturday, June 21-----In celebrations being held around the world, the events and repercussions of that pivotal year in world history, 1968, are being discussed, remembered and even eulogized. The events of that turbulent year in political and social history are best experienced and explained through the music of the times and the films of the era.At SILVERDOCS, the Festival is presenting a sidebar program entitled 1968 AND BEYOND that offers several seminal films from 1968 that give as accura...

Hayden Panettiere to join will join Vanessa Redgrave, Dennis Hopper at Ischia

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Hayden Panettiere, star of the television phenomenon Heroes and Freddie Highmore, the brilliant 15 year old lead in such critically acclaimed films as The Spiderwick Chronicles, August Rush and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will join legendary actors Vanessa Redgrave and Dennis Hopper at the 6th Annual Ischia Global Film & Music Fest. The star-studded addition to an already remarkable line-up of directors, producers and financiers is certain to make this year’s international gathering ...

Hayden Panettiere to join will join Vanessa Redgrave, Dennis Hopper at Ischia

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Hayden Panettiere, star of the television phenomenon Heroes and Freddie Highmore, the brilliant 15 year old lead in such critically acclaimed films as The Spiderwick Chronicles, August Rush and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will join legendary actors Vanessa Redgrave and Dennis Hopper at the 6th Annual Ischia Global Film & Music Fest. The star-studded addition to an already remarkable line-up of directors, producers and financiers is certain to make this year’s international gathering an i...

Programme du festival vendredi 23 mai : Séances spéciales

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  SEANCES SPECIALES19.45 CHELSEA ON THE ROCKS (1h24)de Abel FerraraPrésentationRéalisé par : Abel FERRARA Pays : ETATS-UNIS Année : 2008 Durée : 84 minutes Equipe techniqueAbel FERRARA - Réalisation Hal WILLNER - Musique Chist ZOIS - Scénario et dialogues InterprètesVito ACCONCI Jamie BURKE R. CRUMB Giancarlo ESPOSITO Milos FORMAN Adam GOLDBERG Ethan HAWKE Gaby HOFFMANN Dennis HOPPER Grace JONES Bijou PHILLIPS Synopsis"Chelsea on the Rocks" évoque les artistes célèbres qui ...

New april dates for the USA Film Festival Dallas

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The USA Film Festival announced NEW DATES for the 38th Annual USA Film Festival of April 21 - 27, 2008, to be held in Dallas.The seven-day festival will feature the best new independent short and feature films from around the world, along with special tributes; the Academy-qualified National Short Film & Video Competition featuring cash awards in multiple categories; and discussions with dozens of celebrities and filmmaker guests.ALL PROGRAMS during the seven-day USA Film Festival event will tak...

Everything you need to know on next Tribeac

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In its third and final feature film announcement, the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by American Express, today released the line-up for its Spotlight, Showcase and Restored/Rediscovered sections along with its Special Events for the seventh annual Festival. The Festival will take place April 23 – May 4, 2008 in Lower Manhattan. “Our Spotlight section presents a group of films already acquired for U.S. distribution but not yet released, including hotly-anticipated new titles by Jos...

The main sections of the 10th Thessaloniki Documentary Festiva

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The main sections of the event are,   -          Views of the World: dealing with subjects of social interest. -          Portraits-Human Journeys: the human being as the focus of the narrative. -          Stories to Tell: brief stories of human interest that stand out both for the nature of their subject and the way it has been dealt with. -          Recordings of Memory: Events and people who played a significant role in shaping contemporary life; the tes...

Slamdance's first 2008 acquisition

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“Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer”, a horror comedy by writer/director Jon Knautz (debut) and starring Robert Englund of "Nightmare on Elm Street" fame, is the first acquisition purchased out of the Slamdance Film Festival this year. Several distributors were chasing “Jack Brooks” for domestic rights after a successful premiere on the first Saturday night at Slamdance, but it was Anchor Bay Entertainment who ended up with the domestic distribution rights for a mid-six figures deal, with a th...

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival preliminary highlights

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The 10th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – Images of the 21st Century celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Organized by the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, the 10th TDF will present roughly 200 documentaries in the event’s flagship OLYMPION and PAVLOS ZANNAS theatres at the festival headquarters in Aristotelous square, as well as the JOHN CASSAVETES, STAVROS TORNES, FRIDA LIAPPA and TONIA MARKETAKI theatres located at the Thessaloniki harbour, within walking distance from t...

...and Sean Penn as next President of the Cannes Jury

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Sean Penn, American actor and director, is named President of the Jury of the 61st Festival de Cannes, due to take place from May 14 - 25, 2008. "In the last few years - Penn declared, upon accepting the invitation extended by Gilles Jacob and Thierry Frémaux - it seems there has been a rejuvenation of cinema building worldwide; increasingly thoughtful, provocative, moving, and imaginative films by talented filmmakers: that a new generation of filmmaking may have begun. The Cannes Film Festival...

DENNIS HOPPER’S CONTRIBUTION TO MODERN CINEMA RECOGNIZED WITH CAPRI LEGEND AWARD

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Dennis Hopper, the visionary actor who has starred in some of the most important films ever made, will receive the Capri Legend Award, Sunday, December 28 at the 12th Annual Capri, Hollywood – The International Film Festival. Producer Mark Canton (300, The Spiderwick Chronicles) serves as Chairman of the international gathering, December 27th through January 2nd in Capri, Italy.  The Capri Legend Award, one of the premier honors given by festival organizers, is presented to an actor whose ext...

USA Film Festival to honor Turturro

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The USA Film Festival, one of the nation's foremost cultural organizations dedicated to the recognition of excellence in the film and video arts, will present A Tribute to John Turturro in conjunction with a special screening of his film Romance & Cigarettes on Saturday, November 17, at the Angelika Film Center Dallas. The evening will include a screening of Romance & Cigarettes, followed by an on stage Q&A session with John Turturro.USA FILM FESTIVAL’S MASTER SCREEN ARTISTS TRIBUTE PROGRAM -...

USA Film Festival to honor Turturro

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The USA Film Festival, one of the nation's foremost cultural organizations dedicated to the recognition of excellence in the film and video arts, will present A Tribute to John Turturro in conjunction with a special screening of his film Romance & Cigarettes on Saturday, November 17, at the Angelika Film Center Dallas. The evening will include a screening of Romance & Cigarettes, followed by an on stage Q&A session with John Turturro.USA FILM FESTIVAL’S MASTER SCREEN ARTISTS TRIBUTE PROGRAM -...

Shooting Stars moves with Michael Ballhaus as new President

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After 10 successful years, European Film Promotion (EFP) has changed the concept for SHOOTING STARS: for the first time, EFP has appointed a jury of prominent industry figures to select the best nine from a variety of talented up-and-coming actors from the most diverse of European countries. They will be presented as SHOOTING STARS to an international professional audience during the 58th Berlin International Film Festival in 2008. 22 EFP member countries have each nominated an actor. The jury w...

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