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Highlights from Five Flavours Film Festival, Warsaw

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The sixth edition of Five Flavours Film Festival opens today, 24 October, in Warsaw's Muranow and Praha cinemas. The festival is the only film event in Poland focused primarily on Asian cinema. The seven-day programme involves six sections and thirty new features with two European premieres. Every year, Five Flavours brings a deeper insight into the cinematography of a selected country from South-East Asia. The sixth edition presents Focus: Malaysia which is one of the main sections of this ye...

The Viennale is taking its major anniversary – celebrating 50 years of the festival

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The Viennale is taking its major anniversary – celebrating 50 years of the festival – as an opportunity to present a large number of special projects and activities. They will start in spring 2012 and will last until the end of the year. In addition, a series of international festivals and institutions will pay tribute to the Viennale’s anniversary with special programs. As early as in April a nd May, three important, international film festivals are paying homage to the Viennale ...

New films by renowned filmmakers in IFFR’s Spectrum

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In its main section Spectrum, the International Film Festival Rotterdam screens films by experienced directors and maestros of artistic and experimental cinema. In total, Spectrum is made up of seventy-two features and documentaries from thirty-two countries, among which six films supported by IFFR’s Hubert Bals Fund. The full Spectrum title list is available here.Sixteen of the Spectrum films will be world premières, including those by Pat Holden (UK); Daniel Rosenfeld (Argentina); Garin Nug...

La Résidence de la Cinéfondation hosts its 20th session

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Since March 1st 2010, and until July 15th, La Résidence de la Cinéfondation welcomes its 6 latest winning candidates to support them in the writing of their first or second feature and help them prepare their film. The jury selected two female and four male filmmakers from the 200 applicants. Daniel Joseph BorgmanDaniel Joseph Borgman was born in 1981 in the small coastal town of Dunedin in New Zealand. After studying Film Science at Otago University, he moved to Copenhagen,...

WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film IFF

International Film Festival WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film concentrates on showing human rights oriented documentaries which combine important message with the cinematic quality. Besides competition section where films compete for a WATCH DOCS award (around 20 titles), each year there are three permanent programme sections - "New Polish Films", "Discrete Charm of Propaganda" and "Close up" (in 2009 devoted to the post-soviet universe). The festival programme is complemented by various thematic retrospectives dealing with social and / or historical phenomena as terror or dictatorships, retrospective of the laureate of Marek Nowicki Prize awarded by Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, special screenings and many more. Festival is rich with accompanying events – discussions, panel debates, Q & A sessions with the filmmakers, workshops, meetings with experts, etc. Each year we invite more than 40 foreign guests – filmmakers, festival organizers, activists, etc. – who meet with the public and take part in industry events.

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...

NEWSLETTER N° 362: April 30, 2008

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Filmfestivals.com and CFC Media Lab, Telefilm Canada in partnership with Moving Pictures, Film & Festivals Magazine and Cineuropa.org are proud to present another installment of our Future of Cinema Salon Series at the Cannes Film Festival. This year promises to be a stellar line up that includes MingleTalk at the Canadian Pavilion — an even...

VIFF 2008 Preview

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The 27th annual Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) will be held from September 25 to October 10, 2008. VIFF is delighted to be able to bring to Vancouver many of the top prize-winners from the major world film festivals. Acclaimed earlier this year at Cannes were THREE MONKEYS (Turkey), for which Nuri Bilge Ceylan won the Best Director award; IL DIVO, by Paolo Sorrentino, which won a Jury Prize; A CHRISTMAS TALE (France) by Arnaud Desplechin, which won a Special Prize; TULPAN (Russia/K...

European Film Awards: The Year of The Romanian Film

Tuesday, December 4----------The year 2007 will be remembered for many things.....but one of the biggest surprises, at least in the worlds of film and media, has been the emergence of the former Communist state of Romania as the hottest film producing territory, not only in Europe, but also worldwide. Of course, a few international arthouse hits does not a thriving industry make, but if one wanted to get a sense of where the energy and inspiration in contemporary cinema could be coming from next...

4 Months, 3 Weeks...wins best film and best director at the European Film Awards

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WINNERS AT THE 20th EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS At the European Film Awards 2007, the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announced the following winners:EUROPEAN FILM 20074 LUNI, 3 SAPTAMINI SI 2 ZILE (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days), Romania directed by Cristian Mungiu produced by Mobra Film SRLEUROPEAN DIRECTOR 2007Cristian Mungiu for 4 LUNI, 3 SAPTAMINI SI 2 ZILEEUROPEAN ACTOR 2007Sasson Gabai in BIKUR HATIZMORET (The Band’s Visit)EUROPEAN ACTRESS 2007Helen Mirren in THE QUEENEUROPEAN SCREENW...

European Film Academy Awards French Documentary

 Tuesday, October 16------The European Film Academy, which among other things, bestows prizes for the best European films of the year, has awarded its Prix ARTE for Best Documentary to a French film, LE PAPIER NE PEUT PAS ENVELOPPER LA BRAISE (Paper Cannot Wrap Up Embers), directed by Rithy Panh. The award will be presented during the 20th European Film Awards Ceremony at at Berlin’s Arena on Saturday, December 1. In co-operation with the European cultural channel ARTE, the European Film Aca...

Rithy Pan wins EFA Documentary Award

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The European Film Academy announces that the award EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY DOCUMENTARY 2007 - Prix ARTE goes to the filmLE PAPIER NE PEUT PAS ENVELOPPER LA BRAISE (Paper cannot Wrap up Embers) by Rithy Panh, FranceIn co-operation with the European cultural channel ARTE, the European Film Academy annually honours an outstanding achievement in documentary filmmaking. This year's jury was made up of Francine Brücher from Switzerland (head of international promotion/Swiss Films), David Fisher from Is...

European Film Academy first Awards and nominations

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The EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD goes to Jean-Luc GodardThe EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA 2007 - Prix Screen International goes to Michael BallhausThe nominations for the EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY DOCUMENTARY 2007 - Prix ARTE are:AM LIMIT (To the Limit)by Pepe Danquart, Germany/AustriaBELARUSIAN WALTZby Andrzej Fidyk, NorwayFOREVERby Heddy Honigmann, The NetherlandsHEIMATKLÄNGE (Echoes of Home)by Stefan Schwietert, Switzerland/ GermanyLE PAPIER NE PEUT PAS ENVELOPPER LA B...

The Other Cannes Awards

Tuesday, May 29------While the Main Competition Awards at the Cannes Film Festival generally get the lion's share of press (particularly the Palme d'Or, the Festival's highest honor), there are a number of other awards that are equally significant. Each one of the parallel sections of the Festival (Un Certain Regard, Directors Fortnight and the International Critics Week) bestows its own prizes. In addition, film critics and other guilds have their own set of awards. All in all, a pr...

Cannes délivre ses palmes

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La 60ème édition du festival aura été marquée par un éclairage important offert à la production américaine et des chois consacrés du festival, auteurs fétiches du festival, multi palmés... Nombreux au départ, peu nombreux à l'arrivée: les habitués du festival n'ayant pas impressioné le jury.Certains regretteront les quelques concessions au star système, les cannois et les medias eux s'en sont réjouis et les montées de marches de Brad Pitt et Angelina Jolie, ou de l...

Cannes trophies, closing 60th edition with a charm

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The awards ceremony concluded a fortnight of sunny star crowded Croisette. Power block busters came to make an impression along with glamourous stars, while the competition films from non commercial cinematographies made an impact with the critics.The Roumanian 4 months... Palme D'Or Winner and Persepolis were among the ones much discussed after their official screening.INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION JURY Palme d’Or: "4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days," Cristian Mungiu, (Romania)Grand Prix : "The Mournin...

Cambodia Audiovisual Resource Center Bophana inauguraion

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Last month, on December 4, 2006 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the Audiovisual Resource Center Bophana was inaugurated. A lifelong dream of acclaimed Cambodian film director Rithy Panh, (director of award wining ‘The Khmer Rouge Death Machine’ 2003) president of the Association for the Research, Production and Archiving of Audiovisual documents (ARPAA), the opening of the Bophana archives was, in Mr. Panh’s words, “Symbolic for us – because the Khmer Rouge did not only kill people but they ...

Rotterdam Film Festival and Holland Festival to collaborate

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In a first-time collaboration, the International Film Festival Rotterdam and the Holland Festival will present a programme of some twenty fiction, documentary and short films, from June 8 to 11 in Amsterdam. The 59th Holland Festival (June 2 – 25, 2006) is the largest performing arts festival in the Netherlands. The new film section, curated by IFFR, includes the world première of BLACKWATER FEVER by Dutch film-maker Cyrus Frisch, the European premiere of UTOPIA SUITE by Canadian visual artis...

Cannes selection commented by Thierry Fremeaux

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Questions and Answers with Thierry Frémaux Cannes Festival Managing Director and Artistic Director.Cannes May 11-21, 2005 - What makes up the Official Selection?As it does every year, the Official Selection of the Festival de Cannes 2005 comprises the Compétition, Un Certain Regard, Hors Compétition screenings, special screenings and midnight screenings. It also offers a short film competition and a film school competition (Cinéfondation). Cannes Classics is a selection of heritage films, sh...

Buenos Aires BAFICI celebrates independent film

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The seventh edition of the Buenos Aires Internatinal Film Festival of Independent Cinema (BAFICI)The Buenos Aires Festival will take place from April 12 to April 24. It will showcase more than 400 works (including short and feature films). Movies of important film makers from all over the world are invited like Abbas Kiarostami, Jean-Luc Godard, Amos Gitaï, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Chris Marker, Robert Guédiguian, Rithy Panh, Agnès Varda, Vincenzo Marra, John Sayles, Todd Solondz, Hal Hartl...

Guadalajara Film Festival celebrates 20 years of Fonds Sud

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The Fonds Sud Cinema celebrates 20 years in Guadalajara Film FestivalThe XX Guadalajara International Film Festival will show a selection of 5 films financed by the Fonds Sud Cinema, to celebrate the 20 years anniversary of the french fund that help the production of films in countries in developmentThe Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture (Centre National de la Cinématographie) established in 1984 a selective aid to the productionof feature films. In 20 years the Fonds Sud C...

26 films will compete for Punta de Vista Docu Fest

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26 FILMS WILL COMPETE IN THE OFFICIAL SECTION OF THE DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL POINT OF VIEWHaving appraised the 368 films presented for pre-selection, the festival's selection committee has chosen 16 long and 10 short documentary films for the competition stage. These films shall be screened during the festival for all audiences from the 18th to the 26th of February 2005, and shall contend for the following prizes:The 26 films selected shall be screened from the 18th to the 26th of February as ...

Montreal unveils World Competition

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MONTREAL UNVEILS PROMISING WORLD COMPETITIONA new film by the team that brought us the stunning French documentary Microcosmos, Carlos Saura 's return to socially conscious cinema, and the latest from Aussie underrated actor Hugo Weaving are among the premieres that will highlight the competition of the Montreal World Film Festival.Away from the hype to which film festivals are increasingly succumbing, Montreal has developed a reputation for offering a platform to filmmakers whose work has not b...

Buenos Aires awards Parapalos and 15

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BUENOS AIRES 6 ° FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE INDEPENDIENTE AWARDSOFFICIAL PRIZESInternational CompetitionBest picture: “Parapalos”, by Ana Poliak (Argentina)Best Director: Royston Tan for “15 (Fifteen)” (Singapore)Special prize of the Jury:“Las horas del día”, by Jaime Rosales (Spain)Best Actor: Pietro Sibille, for “Días de Santiago” (Peru)Best Actress: Hwang Jeong-min, for “Save the Green Planet!” (South Korea)Argentina brand-new novelties CompetitionBest picture: “U...

One World announces its awards

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One World, 6th Annual Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Prague, Czech Republic, 15-22 April 2004The Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic Award for the Best Film:Arna's Children, directed by Juliano Mer Khamis and Danniel ArnaDanniel, Israel, Netherlands, Palestine When you sign on as a juror for the One World International Human Rights Film Festival you know you will be meeting people whose rights are being wronged and whose stories are deeply moving. But few of us jurors expected to m...
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