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A little more about Serbian Short Film production and Serbian filmmaker Marko Kostić and about his promising career and interesting ideas you can read in this interview. Marko Kostić directed short film Mašinica (The Gadget), a little  film that Belgrade film lovers had the chance to see on the last Documentary and Short Film Festival in Belgrade.     - What is the advantage of the short film in Serbia and general? Distribution options are limited to short film festi...

Music for All at Titanic International Film Festival

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  2012 Titanic International Film Festival has a very strong selection of tour docs. Neil Young Journeys is the third documentary Oscar-winner director (The Silence of the Lambs) Jonathan Demme has made with his old friend, genius of American folk rock, Canadian Neil Young, on his solo tour in 2011. Never Make It Home documents Kirk Rundstrom's last months. The hell-raising lead singer/guitarist of Wichita "insurgent country" band Split Lip Rayfield was diagnosed with termin...

New York: New Directors / New Films 2012

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              Among 28 international films and two shorts programs, presented in the 41st edition of New Directors/New Films series few would qualify as belonging to traditional genre films or reflecting Hollywood imprinted market oriented productions. To the contrary, the selection committee from the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art picked first or second feature films from relatively unknown directors identifying new trends in directorial and them...

Pictures from Gaza

Director: Tamer Ashry.
Ahmed Hayman is an Egyptian photographer. He got the chance to travel to Gaza for one week to discover how Palestinians live after last war under the siege. Ahmed took many pictures to reflect their life from his point of view. "There is still hope".

European Premieres at ÉCU 2012!

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ÉCU 2012 is hosting a huge number of films from all over the world and we are lucky enough to be the stage for several films making their European debut! So not only will cinemas full with ÉCU audience members be witnessing these talented works but it is just the beginning for these filmmakers and their films. The ÉCU European Independent Film Festival does not take this responsibility lightly and is hard at work making sure this festival is going to be the best one yet. With a range of a...

'Just Talking' at 14th TDF, March 13th, 2012

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  photo still of 5 BROKEN CAMERAS (2011)   -14th TDF PRESS- The Just Talking session of the 14th TDF of Tuesday, March 13 hosted the directors Amalia Zepou & Lydia Carras (Dry Stone-wall, Support of the Aegean), Nikos Katsaounis & Nina Maria Paschalidou (Krisis), Guy Davidi (Five Broken Cameras), Magnus Gertten (Harbor of Hope), Eric Black & Frauke Sandig (Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth), Gaston Solnicki (Papirosen) and Margret Jonasdottir, producer of Last ...

Indian fest of La program announced

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With what promises to be its most ambitious slate yet, the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (http://indianfilmfestival.org) has announced its impressive 2012 lineup. 33 features, documentaries, and short films will be screened from filmmakers throughout the world including Canada, Italy, India, Germany, South Africa, UK, and the U.S. Among the offerings are three world premieres, nine U.S. premieres and twelve Los Angeles premieres. This is a banner year for the festival as it celebrates its ...

The films in competition for the San Francisco International Film Festival New Directors Prize

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  11 Narrative Features From Nine Countries Contend for $15,000 New Directors Prize, 12 Documentaries From Nine Countries Contend for $35,000 in Cash Prizes The 55th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 19 - May 3) today announced the films in competition for the New Directors Prize and the Golden Gate Awards for documentary features. The International will award $70,000 in total prizes this year. The New Directors Prize of $15,000 will be given to a narrative first feature...

Inaugural Sundance London unveils program of 14 films that premiered in Park City

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  Sundance Institute and The O2 announced today the programme of 14 narrative and documentary feature films that will make their UK premieres at the inaugural Sundance London festival, taking place at The O2 from 26-29 April. These films premiered in January at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah – the premier independent film festival in the United States.  “I welcome the opportunity to see how people in the UK experience these films,” said Robert ...

LOOK AGAIN there is no Planet B

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This year's  Sundance Film Festival theme, LOOK AGAIN was intended to mean  < Look again at the world and your place within it>  question your pre-conceived notions and assumptions, shake up and readjust your perception on issues, but to more reality based observers, it could also be interpreted as   <Look Again at Broken America>  the broken lives, broken homes, broken Banking/ Financial/Economic institutions,its broken health care, schooling, welfare, criminal justice and p...

Sundance 2012: Look Again, there is no Planet B

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This year's Sundance Film Festival theme, LOOK AGAIN was intended to mean < Look again at the world and your place within it> question your pre-conceived notions and assumptions, shake up and readjust your perception on issues, but to more reality based observers, it could also be interpreted as the broken lives, broken homes, broken Banking/ Financial/Economic institutions,its broken health care, schooling, welfare, criminal justice and prison systems- all corroded by greed, corruption,...

Beijo de Morena (Brunette Kiss)

Director: Edilberto Restino.
What if you could change the History with a single shot? In this sci-fi alternative reality WW2, a German soldier tells to his grandson how he killed Hitler. Through his eyes we recover the hidden reality of History. But had things happened the way he remembers it or perhaps the fabric of memory is mixed with the fabric of time itself? Brunette Kiss is Best Director Award winner at Rob Know film festival,Best Visual Award at Limelight Film Awards, London 2010 and Grand Prix award winner, Best Art Design and Best Performance in a film winner at EOTP International Film Festival 2011. A Brunette Kiss is the second chapter of Edilberto Restino's series. The first chapter, Red Letter, won 9 international film festivals.

The Artist- up close and personal in Santa Barbara

photo of: Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin photos of cast of THE ARTIST (2011) taken on Febraury 4th, in Santa Barbara at The Arlington Theater the night Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin were given the honorary Cinema Vanguard Award.  photos by photographer Benjamin Schwartz

The Artist- up close and personal in Santa Barbara

photo of: Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin photos of cast of THE ARTIST (2011) taken on Febraury 4th, in Santa Barbara at The Arlington Theater the night Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin were given the honorary Cinema Vanguard Award.  photos by photographer Benjamin Schwartz

The Artist- up close and personal in Santa Barbara

photo of: Berenice Bejo and Malcolm McDowell photos of cast of THE ARTIST (2011) taken on Febraury 4th, in Santa Barbara at The Arlington Theater the night Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin were given the honorary Cinema Vanguard Award.  photos by photographer Benjamin Schwartz 

The Artist- up close and personal in Santa Barbara

photo of: Director Michel Hazanavicius photos of cast of THE ARTIST (2011) taken on Febraury 4th, in Santa Barbara at The Arlington Theater the night Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin were given the honorary Cinema Vanguard Award.  photos by photographer Benjamin Schwartz

The Artist- up close and personal in Santa Barbara

photo of: Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo  photos of cast of THE ARTIST (2011) taken on Febraury 4th, in Santa Barbara at The Arlington Theater the night Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin were given the honorary Cinema Vanguard Award.  photos by photographer Benjamin Schwartz

The Artist- up close and personal in Santa Barbara

photo of: Berenice Bejo  photos of cast of THE ARTIST (2011) taken on Febraury 4th, in Santa Barbara at The Arlington Theater the night Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin were given the honorary Cinema Vanguard Award.  photos by photographer Benjamin Schwartz 

The Artist- up close and personal in Santa Barbara

photo of: Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin  photos of cast of THE ARTIST (2011) taken on Febraury 4th, in Santa Barbara at The Arlington Theater the night Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin were given the honorary Cinema Vanguard Award.  photos by photographer Benjamin Schwartz

The Artist- up close and personal in Santa Barbara

photo of: Berenice Bejo  photos of cast of THE ARTIST (2011) taken on Febraury 4th, in Santa Barbara at The Arlington Theater the night Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin were given the honorary Cinema Vanguard Award.  photos by photographer Benjamin Schwartz

The Artist- up close and personal in Santa Barbara

photo of: Jean Dujardin  photos of cast of THE ARTIST (2011) taken on Febraury 4th, in Santa Barbara at The Arlington Theater the night Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin were given the honorary Cinema Vanguard Award.  photos by photographer Benjamin Schwartz

The Artist- up close and personal in Santa Barbara

photos of cast of THE ARTIST (2011) taken on Febraury 4th, in Santa Barbara at The Arlington Theater the night Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin were given the honorary Cinema Vanguard Award.  photos by photographer Benjamin Schwartz

The Artist- up close and personal in Santa Barbara

photo of: Actress Berenice Bejo and Director Michel Hazanavicius photos of cast of THE ARTIST (2011) taken on Febraury 4th, in Santa Barbara at The Arlington Theater the night Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin were given the honorary Cinema Vanguard Award.  photos by photographer Benjamin Schwartz

The Artist- up close and personal in Santa Barbara

photo of: Director Michel Hazanavicius photos of cast of THE ARTIST (2011) taken on Febraury 4th, in Santa Barbara at The Arlington Theater the night Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin were given the honorary Cinema Vanguard Award.  photos by photographer Benjamin Schwartz

The Artist- up close and personal in Santa Barbara

photo of: Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin photos of cast of THE ARTIST (2011) taken on Febraury 4th, in Santa Barbara at The Arlington Theater the night Berenice Bejo and Jean Dujardin were given the honorary Cinema Vanguard Award.  photos by photographer Benjamin Schwartz

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