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French films to screen at Brussels International Film Festival

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The 30th BIFFF will take place from the 5th of April in Brussels. Yesterday, what a night! Between Barbara Steele, Terry Gilliam and a surprise video from siiiiir John Carpenter, the tune has been given for this 30th BIFFF anniversary! The Brussels International Film Festival has grown from a small, relatively unknown (except to the fans of the fantastic) happening into a grand scale event that lures over 60.000 spectators every year and shows over 100 films. For this reason w...

First highlights of the 18th Oldenburg Film Festival announced

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Oldenburg Film Festival is proud to announce the first films of this year’s program. The great outsiders of Hollywood are joined by the most talked about talents of the independent scene    The festival offers German premieres of two true American cinema icons for the 2011 edition. John Carpenter makes a remarkable comeback with his latest horror-thriller “The Ward” and cult-director Monte Hellman will present his neo-noir thriller “Road to Nowhere”. Carpenter was a master of the...

CineFest Lineup

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  CineFest Compliments Captivating Lineup of Cinema with a Smorgasbord of Exciting Events -Thursday, April 7, 2011 - Thursday, April 14, 2011- While 65 films from over 17 countries - 2 World Premieres, 1 USA Premiere, and 7 East Coast Premieres would be enough for most people, it's the events that get many folks excited. And this year's CineFest is bursting at the proverbial seams with them! From Tony Jaa! Fest at The Piazza at Schmidt's and an all-day street fair at Dock Street...

NEWSLETTER N° 501: march 18rd, 2011

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 .............                                                                                                                                                          NEWSLETTER N° 500 bis: march 11rd, 2011 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly  500 shall we toast to that! Contact the Editor to Advertise with us  This weekly newsletter rea...

Philadelphia CineFest Announces Film Lineup, Award Recognition and Festival Highlights

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Boasting a wide-ranging slate of documentaries, features and shorts guaranteed to appeal to film-lovers. The Philadelphia Cinema Alliance is excited to announce the full film lineup for CineFest 2011 - running Thursday, April 7 - Thursday, April 14 - along with opening night highlights, special award recognition to famed horror film director John Carpenter and the reintroduction of Action Asia. As previously announced, this year's festival lineup is bookended by comedic films lauded by atte...

CineFest Announces Double Feature for Opening Night

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For the very first time, the Philadelphia Cinema Alliance is excited to kick off this year's CineFest, running Thursday, April 7, 2011 - Thursday, April 14, 2011, with TWO opening night films: Exporting Raymond, and for the late-night crowd, The Catechism Cataclysm. These two comedies lead off a celebrated schedule that boasts 60 films assembled from over 17 countries, and showcases 2 World Premieres, 1 USA Premiere, 7 East Coast Premieres. Exporting Raymond is a hilarious documentary about...

FREAK SHOW Horror Film Festival Named One of MovieMaker Magazine's 20 Coolest Film Festivals!

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The FREAK SHOW Horror Film Festival is proud to announce that it was Named One of MovieMaker Magazine's 20 Coolest Film Festivals! Plus we were the only Horror Genre Film Festival on the list! How cool is that? Here is what they had to say:"Horror fans get their FREAK SHOW on in October at this three-day fest created by FEAR FILM Motion Picture Studios owner Robert J. Massetti. More than 40 moviemakers were in attendance in 2010, including horror master John Carpenter; fest winners went hom...

Dino Di Laurentiis dies at 91

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He was born at Torre Annunziata in the province of Naples, and grew up selling spaghetti produced by his father. His studies at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome were interrupted by the Second World War. Since his first movie, L'ultimo Combattimento, (1940) he has produced nearly 150. In 1946 his company, the Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica, moved into production. In the early years, De Laurentiis produced neorealist films such as Bitter Rice (1946) and the Fellini classics La...

TCM Film Festival Invades Hollywood Armed with Legendary Pictures & Stars

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By Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles CorrespondentWhat is that thing covering up the real street sign on Hollywood Boulevard? "TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES WAY:" this is the sky blue new moniker for the venerable walk of fame installed for the four-day first-ever TCM Classic Film Festival, Hollywood 2010. Hundreds of TCM fans have flocked from around the country -- Ohio, Iowa, Kansas -- to join thousands of locals to see TCM beloved host Robert Osborne, his The Essentials co-host Alec Baldwin, and a dazzl...

High/Low

Director: Fabien Dubois.
Two brothers just move in Tokyo. The first one is working on this decibel map project. the second one, totally lost and confused, drowns his dreariness in alcohol.

Shriekfest Film Festival announces 2009 Schedule:

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Shriekfest Film Festival 40 FILMS * 4 NIGHTS * 3 THEATRES!OCTOBER 1-4, 2009 SHRIEKFEST INTERNATIONAL HORROR FILM FESTIVAL is thrilled to announce the full, expanded schedule for the ninth annual horror film festival, returning to Raleigh Studios Chaplin/Pickford/Fairbanks theatres, October 1-4, 2009. Festival goers will once again enjoy the finest in independent cinema from around the globe, selected from hundreds of submissions that came in everywhere from London to New York; from Utah to Spa...

Terror Film Festival is baaaaaack with more terror

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"We're Baaaaaack..."  Terror Film Festival has announced their 2009 SELECTED FILMS to be screened this year in the upcoming fourth edition of Terror Film Festival.  The festival will once again be held at the prestigious and gothic Ethical Society Building at Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia from October 20-24, 2009, and the event will again include filmmakers and screenwriters from around the world, as well as, celebrities, actors, distributors, and many other industry professio...

Terror Film Festival is baaaaaaaack with more terror

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“We’re Baaaaaack...” Terror Film Festival has announced their 2009 SELECTED FILMS to be screened this year in the upcoming fourth edition of Terror Film Festival. The festival will once again be held at the prestigious and gothic Ethical Society Building at Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia from October 20-24, 2009, and the event will again include filmmakers and screenwriters from around the world, as well as, celebrities, actors, distributors, and many other industry professionals. P...

Fantasporto Film Festival 2009

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FANTASPORTO 2009 29th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL February 20th till March 1st Call for Entries Deadline: December 15th 2008 Short´s and Features only 35mm. Online entry form      Contact Info Director: Mário Dorminsky Artistic Director ( films): Beatriz Pacheco Pereira Guest Service: Aurea Ribeiro Press Service: António Reis and César Nóbrega CINEMA NOVO CRL organises FANTASPORTO 2009 29th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Rua An...

A look back in history of fantasporto

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In the last three decades, Fantasporto brought to Portugal for the first time the films of such names as David Cronenberg, André Tarkovsky, Brian de Palma, John Carpenter, Alain Resnais, David Lynch, Pedro Almodovar, Andrzej Zulawski, Ridley Scott, Luc Besson, Peter Greenaway, Neil Jordan, Jean-Jacques Beneix, Joel and Ethan Cohen, Sam Raimi, Brian Yuzna, Peter Jackson, Hal Hartley, Anthony Minghella, Quentin Tarantino, Roberto Rodriguez, Danny Boyle, Paul Anderson, David Fincher, James Mango...

Bloodfest!

BLOODFEST! is a horror film festival benefiting Bonfils Blood Center. 09/28/01-"Tenebrae" by Dario Argento 10/12/01-"The Shining" by Stanley Kubrick 10/26/01-"Halloween" by John Carpenter

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DocPoint – Helsinki in action, focuses on Truth

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DocPoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival takes place on 20th – 25th January 2009 in Helsinki. DocPoint 2009 celebrates exceptional filmmakers and films on politically charged subjects. The main guests of the festival have their own series in the programme: a retrospective of Nick Broomfield films and a five-film tribute to Richard Leacock.Truth and change are the main themes of this year’s festival. Tell Me the Truth series approaches the subject of how a filmmaker constructs the trut...

Sitges 08: 41st Edition results

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The 41st edition of the Sitges - International Film Festival of Catalonia, held from October 2nd to the 12th, continued the success it obtained in 2007 and maintained its figures of 50,000 tickets sold and 100,000 viewers in its movie theaters, including accredited press members, guests and free screenings. The total number of festival visitors was 140,000, including the huge amount of participants in the Eastpak Zombie Walk held on Friday October 10th in Sitges. 400 media representatives from 2...

Terror Film Festival and the CLAW AWARDS

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Now in its 3rd year, the Philadelphia County/Chester County based Terror Film Festival takes place again at the wonderful Ethical Society Building at Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia, and the films this year are simply amazing. The festival runs from October 21-25, 2008, bringing you a treasure trove of 62 fantastic films that will make you jump, shriek, scream and squeal! Among the attendees this year will be Alan Howarth (Academy Award winning sound and music team on The Hunt for Red Octobe...

Mexico – Expresion en Corto, 2008 edition wrapped

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A scarcity of Mexican production and the absence of exhibition platforms prompted Sarah Hoch Delong to establish the festival Expresion en Corto eleven years ago which she has helmed ever since. As a publicly funded film festival, Expresion en Corto had a primary focus on short films. By 2008 it has morphed into one of the most important Latin American fests offering a comprehensive program with productions drawn from seventy countries. Several features distinguish Expresion en Corto. For once ...

Terror Film Festival Director presents the Claw Awards

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Terror Film Festival Director, "Claw", is pleased to announce that “Independent Film United” (IFU) founders and hosts, Shawn Cain and Tori Cox, will be hosting this year's annual Claw Awards. Well known for their highly insightful rants on the industry from both an independent and a professional point of view, the IFU is a weekly entertainment industry internet radio blog with listeners who range from novice filmmakers to major studio heads to A-List Hollywood celebrities. The witty banter, ...

Ravenna Nightmare Film Fest 6th edition prepares...

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The 6th edition of Ravenna Nightmare Film Fest, Italian Film Festival about horror cinema, will take place in Ravenna (Italy) from 28th October to 2nd November 2008 (Halloween period).Ravenna Nightmare will propose the International Competition For Feature Films (main event of the festival) and the European Competition for Short Films. And premieres & special events which will make Ravenna, for one week, Italian capital of horror cinema.Everybody who is interested in submitting a film (feature o...

"Halloween" voted the best horror movie

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The 1978 classic horror film "Halloween" is the best horror movie of the past half century, horror fans said in a new survey.A survey of readers by horror movie site eSplatter (http://www.esplatter.com), one of the Internet's largest horror film communities, found that 'Halloween' ranks as the best horror movie of the past 50 years. "Halloween" beat out such classic films as "The Exorcist" and George Romero's "Dawn of the Dead.""'Halloween' is just as much as a masterpiece today as it was 29 yea...

80 fantastic films at Neuchâtel (open air too)

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More than 80 fantastic films: what a programme!From July 3-8, 2007, the city of Neuchâtel will host its great Swiss meeting of fantastic cinema for the 7th time - a unique event presenting over 80 film premieres. This year, a new open air cinema will be inaugurated in town, near the lakeside, showing previews and unreleased films. In present two addition to four different competitions and the presence of renowned guests, the NIFFF will also special sections: a trip back to the golden age of 3D ...

Los Angeles Film Festival full line up

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Film Independent announced the full program line-up for the 2007 Los Angeles Film Festival (Thursday, June 21 – Sunday, July 1), including the Opening Night and Closing Night films.As previously announced, Academy Award®-winning actor and filmmaker Clint Eastwood will receive this year’s Spirit of Independence Award on Thursday, June 28 at a special event sponsored by Target. Tony Bennett, who is the focus of a new documentary for which Clint Eastwood serves as executive producer, will pre...

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