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Dominique Abel

Tribute To Jacques Tati at Belgrade’s Author Film Festival

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Belgrade’s Author Film Festival hosted Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon and gave a couple of screenings of The Fairy (La Fee) to a festival audience, including the screening of their previous film Rumba. The actually amazing Belgian based filmmaking trio Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon and Bruno Romy are back with their second (actually third) old school approach film The Fairy (La Fee). Even if the film is firmly grounded in dedication to the artwork of Keaton or Charlie Chaplin, authors here g...

Tyrannosaur Honest and Powerful

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Author Film Festival FAF 2011 offered very different a high quality films. And for start I would like to write about Tyrannosaur by Paddy Considine film that ended with several awards on festival. At a very least, what we can expect from downbeat art film is to be distinctive and most of all, honest. All authors who may have made money with their film are well advised to focus on some sort of  happy notes in their films as a relentless mechanical proves that film will hit a theatre boxes. S...

44 french films at the London Film Festival

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The 55th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is delighted to announce that this year's programme includes 44 films from France. This is part of a worldwide selection of 204 feature films and 110 shorts from more than 54 countries. The 55th BFI London Film Festival runs from October 12 - October 27.France FEATURES: 17 GIRLS (17 FILLES): Dir. Delphine Coulin and Muriel Coulin A CAT IN PARIS (UNE VIE DE CHAT): Dir. Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup FelicioliAMERICANO: Dir. Mathie...

History of the RIFF Cultural Association

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The RIFF Cultural Association was created in January of 2001, but has been a project of the association's founder and president, Fabrizio Ferrari, since early 1999. It was conceived with the intention to promote both Italian and international independent cinema.     2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 C...

Sarasota Film Festival highlights

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The 11th Annual Regal Entertainment Group SARASOTA FILM FESTIVAL will get underway on Friday evening March 27, 2009 and run through Sunday, April 5, 2009. The Festival will be presented at Sarasota’s Hollywood 20 Cinemas with Opening Night at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, Closing Night Tribute at the Sarasota Opera House, screenings and conversations at the Historic Asolo, and other area venues. This year’s Festival will present over 160 narrative, documentary and short films from t...

Unifrance takes French films around the world: January 2009

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A review of French films at festivals (selections, awards) and funding support for commercial release in January 2009. Festivals: delegations, selections, and awards (feature films) Unifrance’s 11th Rendez-Vous with French Cinema in Paris In keeping with its annual tradition, Unifrance welcomed this year 420 distributors from 45 countries, 34 French sales companies, 140 journalists from 25 countries, and around 100 artists at the Rendez-Vous event held in Paris over four days...

Zagreb Film Festival Golden Pram for Rumba

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On 6th Zagreb Film Festival (www.zagrebfilmfestival.com) on the merit of this years Jury (Marit Kapla-Director of the Goteborg Film Festival, Sejla Kameric-film director and Nadine Luque-film producer) this year’s programme for feature and shorts offered hilarious Belgian Chaplin style feature “Rumba”. This film won The Golden Pram Award for Best Feature Film and it is directed by Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon and Bruno Romy. It’s a choreographic and physical movement film that resemble...

6th Zagreb Film Festival Awards

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FEATURE FILM AND SHORTS OF ZAGREB FILM FESTIVAL As the speciality of the 6th Zagreb Film Festival, this young and charming international film festival closed Oktavijan Miletic’s film “Agram die Hauptstadt Kroatiens”, documentary film made during the II World War and Nazi occupation, in Zagreb. The festival also previewed the oldest preserved film made in Croatia, directed by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, “The Grand Duke’s Financies” shot in Dubrovnik, Split and Rab in a year of 1923. The...

Zagreb Film Festival Awards

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ZABREB FILM FESTIVAL FEATURE FILM AND SHORTS AWARDS In the Jury’s opinion, this year’s programme for feature and shorts offered an incredibly strong selection of films from all over the world and we’d like to congratulate the festival on this achievement. This made our work as jurer’s a pleasure. The challenge of selecting a winner among this extraordinary selection of films was a truly challenging experience.BEST SHORT FEATURE FILMThe award for best ficion short goes to a film whic...

50 films compete at Zagreb Film Festival

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The 6th Zagreb Film Festival will take place between October 19th – 25th 2008. in Studentski centar (Student centre cinema) and cinema Europa. Over 50 films will be competing to win the Golden Bib award in the main programme, and the whole programme includes over 80 films from around the world.We are happy to inform you that on this year’s festival we will screen several films from France. Main programme:RUMBA / Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno Romy Sunday, 19.10. / 20.00 / cinema SCMonda...

Curtain Fell on Athens Film Fest, Pingpongkingen wins best

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14th ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL September 17 – 28, 2008All good things must come to an end and the curtain fell on the 14th Athens International Film Festival CONN-X on September 28 after a screening of Mike Lee’s ‘Happy-Go-Lucky’ and an unforgettable party with loads of music, drinking and dancing. It’s been a great ten days. Over 140 short and feature length films, at least 20 sold out screenings, more than 50,000 viewers, workshops, an animation masterclass by Bill Plympto...

Environmental Films Abu Dabi does some green too

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The second edition of the Middle East International Film Festival (MEIFF), organised by the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH) announced today the selection of films to be shown in the “Festival of Festivals” and the “Environmental” programmes. They are considered by many to be the most exciting programmes taking place during MEIFF to be held in Abu Dhabi from 10th to 19th October 2008.“This initiative is important in that it brings to the local community internationa...

That’s dancing in the flat country… which is mine!

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Small UFO in the current cinematographic landscape, Rumba will charm the cinema lovers with its old-fashioned burlesque form! By reapropriating themselves the codes of this genre, Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon and Bruno Romy are playing admirably with these filmic forms for a long time established.Dom and Fiona are in love and work as teachers in the same elementary school. Their couple is welded by the love they share for their common passion: the rumba. Unfortunately, a car accident comes to co...

New Directors New Films opens this week end

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New Directors/New Films, one of the most anticipated film events on the New York film calendar, opens this week end. The program, jointly presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Department of Film and Media of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), will unspool 25 feature films and 5 shorts from March 22 through April 2, 2006. The program opens with the East Coast Premiere of HALF NELSON, a Sundance sleeper about a committed teacher in New York’s public schools, played by rising star...

European Film Promotion in the US Bi Coastal screenings

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EUROPEAN FILM PROMOTION BI-COASTAL SCREENINGSEuropean Film Promotion (EFP), the trans-European organization that represents the interests of European film promotion agencies in 30 countries, concluded a bi-coast promotion effort to bring an exciting group of new European filmmakers to the attention of US distributors, programmers and the press.EFP began its efforts earlier this month with a special program entitled NEW FACES OF EUROPEAN CINEMA, presented in conjunction with the AFI Fest in Los A...

XXII Festival de Cine de Bogotá Awards

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XXII Festival de Cine de BogotáThe Awards were:XI Video Festival:Gold Pre-Columbian Circle to the Best Video: No winner II Award to the Best Art Documentary "Enrique Grau": Gold Pre-Columbian Circle to the Best Art Documentary: "Por quién lloran mis amores" of Carolina Cortés. ColombiaHonorable Mention to "Al silencio, Cristino de Vera" of Miguel G. Morales, Spain.IV Documentary Award:Gold Pre-Columbian Circle to the Best Documetary: "Entre gallos y medianoche" de Nadja Drost, CanadáHonorabl...

Stockholm Film Festival full line up

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STOCKHOLM XVI COMPETITIONSTORM by Måns Mårlind, Björn Stein (Sweden)HARDCORE by Dennis Iliadis (Greece)ME AND YOU AND EVERYONE WE KNOW by Miranda July (USA)THE ICEBERG by Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon & Bruno Romy (Belgium)LOWER CITY by Sergio Machado (Brazil)THE FORBIDDEN CHAPTER by Fariborz Kamkari (Iran)COLD SHOWERS by Antony Cordier (France)THE GREAT ECSTASY OF ROBERT CARMICHAEL by Thomas Clay (Great Britain)FESTIVAL by Annie Griffin (Great Britain)THE PIANO TUNER OF EARTHQUAKES by Stephen...

The third Zagreb Film Festival concluded

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The third Zagreb Film Festival, from 17 to 22. October 2005, hosted by the City of Zagreb, presents films by studio or independent filmmakers, is devoted to the exhibition of three-category feature film, short film and documentary film, as well as other aspects of the film and multimedia projects. The premises of this center had a sort of artistic dynamics and beside students, it is primarily intended for other generations as a meeting place for contemplating new creative potentials. Besides the...

European Coordination of Film Festivals, lobbying power

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The European Coordination of Film Festivals will promote 9 European films at next Sao Paulo International Film Festival.This project is part of the framework of the action in Third Countries festivals, with the support of MEDIA.The European Coordination of Film Festivals, a European Economic Interest Group (EEIG) brings together more than 230 festivals of varying scale and with a wide range of special interests, all of whom are committed to the defense and promotion of European cinema. All Membe...

24 New directors contenders at San Sebastian

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Twenty-four films from eighteen countries will compete at the 53rd San Sebastián International Film Festival (Sept 15-24) for the Altadis-New Directors Award, sponsored by Altadis and carrying a cash prize of €90,000 (approx. US$95,000). Five of these movies will be screened in the Official Selection and the other nineteen in Zabaltegi-New Directors. ALTADIS-NEW DIRECTORS AWARDZABALTEGIAGUA CON SAL (SALTED WATER), Pedro Pérez Rosado, SpainIn this, his second film, the director of Cuentos de ...
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