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A thousand generations live in you now. See Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in theaters December 20.

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 Edie is a 2017 British drama film directed by Simon Hunter and written by Elizabeth O'Halloran. Discovered at the SBIFF not to be forgotten.

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Hairy Indian Opener in Florence River to River

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One of the nice things about this European based Festival of Indian films is that it is not limited exclusively to films from India itself, but also includes work by Indian filmmakers in the Diaspora as well as works by Non-Indian directors dealing with Indian subjects. The most powerful film of the fest so far was "Murder Unveiled" by Canadian based director Vic Sarin, born in Kashmir but long resident in Canada with more than a hundred films to his credit. The catalog calls this a "modern day...

Munich International Festival of Film Schools

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MUNICH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FILM SCHOOLS -19. November - 26. November 2005 After the Awards Ceremony in the Gloria Palast theater, the festival's participants from around the world spent their last night in Munich partying and dancing at the BMW Pavillon on Lenbachplatz until after midnight.We'd like to thank the participants of the 25th International Festival of Film Schools for presenting their films this past week and we would also like to thank the Munich public for attending in such la...

25th Anniversary Festival of School Films in Munich

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25th Munich International Festival of Film Schools (November 19 - 26). From November 19 - 26, the Munich International Festival of Film Schools will be showcasing the best new films from young, upcoming directors from around the world. A selection committee has chosen the most interesting 54 films out of a total of over 250 submissions from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and North & South America. A day before the official competition begins, on November 19, the festival, in collaboration with...

Sir Sean Connery to receive lifetime EFA award in Berlin

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In recognition of his outstanding career, Sir Sean Connery will receive the EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD at the European Film Awards on December 3 in Berlin.Sir Sean Connery has not only famously embodied the world's best known secret agent, James Bond, but in a career which has spanned over fifty years, he has created some of cinema's most unforgettable characters in such films as MARNIE by Alfred Hitchcock, MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS by Sidney Lumet, THE WIND AND THE LION...

Venice Continues with Cinema Magic

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The Italian journalists so far think that George Clooney's Good Night and Good Luck is the best film in the international competition but the journalists don’t select the awards. Still, often what film critics think turns out to be right. Add to the list Fernando Meirelles' The Constant Gardener , screened today at the fest, another strong contender for the Lion. The Venezia 62 international jury is composed of the Chinese scriptwriter and author Acheng, French filmmaker Claire Denis, Israeli ...

Halifax Atlantic City will screen 220 films and 50 shorts

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The 25th Atlantic Film Festival (AFF), September 15-24, 2005, announced today one of the largest line-up of films, industry programs and special events in the history of the Festival. This year's program includes a full slate of 220 Atlantic, Canadian and international films including the largest Atlantic program to date with 15 Atlantic features and 50 shorts. New special programs include: Focus on Germany, which will complement this year's Strategic Partners conference focus, plus the 25th AFF...

Japanese animation focus of NY Moma film series

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JAPANESE ANIMATION FOCUS OF MOMA FILM SERIESBeginning July 10 and running through September 5, the Museum of Modern Art, one of New York’s venerable film institutions, will present the most comprehensive overview of Japanese animation yet seen, in a 33 film series that includes many films and television works that have never before been seen in the United States.With anime master Hayao Miyazaki’s HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE currently captivating international audiences and his Oscar-winning SPIRI...

Far East Film Festival, Udine Italy

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It is the largest panorama of Asian film in the world, and it starts April 22 and runs through April 29. The opening film: "A World Without Thieve"s, by Feng Xiaogang, China, stars mainland China’s Ge You, Hong Kong’s Andy Lau, and Taiwan’s René Liu Ruo-ying. Mystery, comedy, action adventure, spiritual odyssey, romance--all rolled into one film by China's box office master Feng Xiaogang! The film involves a train ride with a Buddhist temple painter and a band of thieves. The love story b...

Philadelphia highlights

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For 14 Days, the Festival Presents 259 Features, Documentaries, Animated Films and Shorts from 42 Countries, including 31 World or US PremieresAwards go to Malcolm McDowell and Steve Buscemi; New Festival Award Named for Archie Perlmutter 2005 Programs Demonstrate Festival’s International Flair and Philadelphia Roots New Films from Araki, Miike, Ozon, Solondz, Wenders and Van Gogh -- his last film; 46 First-time Directors include Actors David Duchovny, Peter Riegert(Philadelphia—March 22, 20...

The Dubai International Film Festival in action

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Inaugural festival guests expected to attend include Prince Albert of Monaco, Archbishop Tutu, Morgan Freeman, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Harvey Weinstein, Amitabh Bachchan.The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) today announced the program for its inaugural event which will take place December 6-11, 2004.The festival will be held under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and UAE Defence Minister and the Chairmanship of His Highness...

Chicago Children's Fest awards

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Films Celebrating Friendship, Family and Tolerance Win Top Honorsat the 21st Chicago International Children’s Film Festival. The Chicago International Children’s Film Festival’s closing night awards ceremony, sponsored by American Airlines, was held Sunday, October 31st at the Vittum Theater, 1012 North Noble Street. “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” star James Avery hosted the gala as hundreds of movie lovers gathered to celebrate the most popular films of the festival.The most anticipated a...

Fantasy Filmfest German tour

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Fantasy Filmfest July 21 - August 18 via Sasha Soren/Arte Six Boom-sha-la-la-la, it's the magickal horror/fantasy tour. Starting out in Munich, and cutting a creepy swathe through Stuttgart, Cologne and Frankfurt, to a final weeklong blow-out in Berlin, the Fantasy Filmfest dishes everything from haute horreur to gore-n-splatter.The festival kicks off with black comedy/fantasy "Kontroll". The film centers on a group of ticket inspectors and a killer having a field day on the Budapest metro.Also ...

Locarno International Competition

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INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONA journey of exploration through countries, continents, epochs, states of mind,approaches to filmmaking, ideologies, conflicts, realities: the LocarnoInternational Competition will be taking festivalgoers on the whole trip. FromFrance to Vietnam, from Kazakhstan to Belgium, from South Africa to India,from the USA to Japan, the program was selected from hundreds of entries.We chose the titles which had most to say about the tumultuous upheaval ofthe world today – and th...

Rita Moreno homage from LALIFF

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GABI RECIPIENT RETROSPECTIVE: RITA MORENO (Retrospectiva Premio Gabi: Rita Moreno)Each year the Festival honors an artist’s career and contribution to cinema with the “Gabi”, Gabriel Figueroa Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is the heart and soul of the Festival and has been bestowed in the past to Raúl Julia, Carlos Saura, María Félix, Anthony Quinn, Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Federico Luppi and of course, Gabriel Figueroa. This year, in its eight edition, LOS ANGELES LATINO INTE...

Philadelphia G&L ready to celebrate 10th

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From July 15-27, the Philadelphia International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival will celebrate its tenth anniversary as the premier showcase of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered cinema in the region. Now the largest such event in the eastern United States, the Festival will present more than 150 features, documentaries, shorts and related events, ranging from gentle comedies for entire families to controversial dramas strictly for mature audiences.The Festival will also bestow three Artist...

Moondance awards

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BEST TELEVISION 1/2 HOUR EPISODICSPIRIT OF MOONDANCE AWARDSusan DollbergNOT A HAPPY CAMPER (FRASIER)BEST TELEVISION 1 HOUR EPISODICSPIRIT OF MOONDANCE AWARDAdrienne H. LongISABEL (ANGEL)BEST TELEVISION MOVIE OF THE WEEKSPIRIT OF MOONDANCE AWARDCarrie Ann LeeTWICE UPON A TIMEBEST TELEVISION PILOTEAHORSE AWARDRocco V. IacovoneTHE BOYSBEST SHORT STORIES FOR KIDSSPIRIT OF MOONDANCE AWARDMaryanne StahlWHERE DO CATS GO?BEST SHORT STORIESCALYPSO AWARDHelen PapanikolasAPPLE FALLS FROM THE APPLE TREECOLU...

Films Day 2

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Today's films from the official selection are:Nominees for the Golden PalmNobody Knows (Daremo Shiranai) is by Kore-Eda Hirokazu (Japan), and his film Distance was in the official selection in 2001. His fourth feature treats the true story that took place in 1988 "Affair of the Four Abandoned Children of Nishi-Sugamo" where four children fathered by different men and abandoned by their mother learn how to survive and talk care of each other.Consequences Of Love (Le Conseguenze Del...

Dutch films day by day

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WEDNESDAY MAY 12THE SECOND MEMORY by Bea Visser17:03 SFC - the Short Film CornerA photographer's model, from found photos taken in the early fifties in Prague, was brought back to life (11 min.).Dir: Bea de VisserProd: Bea de Visser THURSDAY MAY 13A FATHER'S AFFAIR by Maarten Treurniet9:30 Palais D - Market ScreeningSome things you have to say, no matter how difficult. Some things you can't say, no matter how necessary (drama - 105 min.).Dir: Maarten TreurnietProd: 24fps features THE EMPEROR'S W...

Dubai ’s Ibda’a Media Student Awards Go Global

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Dubai Media City announced today that the Ibda’a Media Student Awards has expanded its scope to include entries from all over the world. Rolling out the new global edition of the Awards, Dubai Media City officials said that Ibda’a’s expansion into a worldwide competition realizes its eventual goal of having global reach and appeal.“The global Ibda’a Awards will highlight the fact that talent, creativity, and excellence have no borders,” said Abdulhamid Juma, CEO of Dubai Media City a...

Phoenix Fest line-up announced

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Phoenix Film Festival presents Best Indy FlicksIn less than two weeks, Phoenix Film Festival audiences, will see more of the best of independent filmmaking than ever before, viewing 50 feature and short films. The 12 feature films and six programs of 40 selected shorts will be presented over four days, April 1-4, at the Harkins Cine Capri Theatre Complex in Phoenix. Says Festival Executive Director Chris LaMont, “The nearly 600 films submitted this year, almost double from last year, means w...

Dubai media City behind backs its new festival

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Inaugural Dubai International Film Festival aims to build cultural bridges.Cultural understanding and international harmony will be the themes of the inaugural Dubai International Film Festival, Dubai Media City’s newly launched film festival scheduled for December 6-11, 2004.DUBAI MEDIA CITY CORPORATE PROFILEDubai Media City is the media arm of Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone which emerged out of the vision of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Du...

Dubai Media City sets inaugural festival dates

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Inaugural Dubai International Film Festival aims to build cultural bridgesCultural understanding and international harmony will be the themes of the inaugural Dubai International Film Festival, Dubai Media City’s newly launched film festival scheduled for December 2004 6-11, 2004.To be held under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and UAE Defence Minister, the festival will showcase a wide selection of contemporary and classic glo...

Interview with "Van Helsing" actress Silvia Colloca

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John More speaks to the Actress Silvia Colloca “Van Helsing” a US May 7 release written and directed by Stephen Sommers, (“The Mummy” and “The Return of the Mummy”) starring Hugh Jackman (Van Helsing, Anna Valerious (Kate Beckinsale), Richard Roxburgh (Dracula) and his 3 wives: Silvia Colloca... “ABOUT THE FILM VAN HELSING” John More: Hi Silvia, you have an important role in the Hollywood film “Van Helsing”, can you tell us about the synopsis? Silvia Colloca: Set...

AFM welcomes 88 first timers

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All exhibition space has been sold out for the 24th Annual American Film Market (AFM), being held February 25 through March 3 at the Loews Hotel in Santa Monica, it was announced by Jean M. Prewitt, President and Chief Executive Officer, AFMA, and Jonathan Wolf, Executive Vice President, AFMA and Managing Director, AFM. It was also announced that 291 film and television companies, including a record 88 first timers, will be exhibiting at the world’s largest motion picture trade event. This mar...

Screenings: February 26

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AFM February 26, 2004   8:30 or 8:45 am* 9:00 am 11:00 am 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 5:00 pm Alzheimer Case (The) Baboussia Anatomie de L'Enfer 11:11 7th Day (The) A.K.A. Blueberry Circle (The) Card Player (The) ...

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