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London Film Festival Official Vodcast Day 12

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Highlights from yesterday include; •    The Surprise Film – Michael Moore’s “Capitalism: A Love Story” introduced by Sandra Hebron •    Footage from the Brightwide presents... A special screening of No One Knows About Persian Cats, featuring interviews with director Bahman Ghobadi and the Brightwide fonder Colin Firth. •    Cracks premiere featuring interviews with Eva Green, Jordan Scott, Imogen Poots, Juno Temple and Ridley Scott •    Interview with Producer ...

London Film Festival Official Vodcast Day 8

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The Boys Are Back Gala premiere, featuring interview with Clive Owen, Geroge Mackay and director Scott Hicks Footage from the “Snipping Away at the Celluloid Ceiling” event - A panel of brilliant filmmaking talent discuss the notion of a female aesthetic in their work and explore the reality of how women operate in today's film world. Interview with Michael Haneke director of White Ribbon The Scouting Book For Boys premiere, featuring interviews with the director Tom Harper & Thomas Turg...

Day 7 of the London Film Festival Official Vodcast

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Highlights from yesterday include: The MasterCard premiere of An Education featuring interviews with the director Lone Scherfig, Emma Thompson, Carey Mulligan and writer Nick Hornby. Hans-Christian Schmid & Kerry Fox Interview for Storm Jez Lewis interview, director of Shed Your Tears and Walk Away The Filmmakers afternoon tea, featuring interviews with the director of Balibo, Robert Connolly and actor Anthony LaPaglia, Official London Film Festival vodcast - Day 7 - kewego Catch...

Trafalgar Square hosts free film screening for London Film Fest

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  Moving around London has never been this fun: Trafalgar Square hosts free film screening for all while a new Archive Gala shows London in a whole new light! For the sixth consecutive year, Trafalgar Square will play host to an evening of free screenings on Thursday 22 October. The LONDON MOVES ME event, presented in association with Film London, is a celebration of transport in London as captured on film, and will be set to a live music accompaniment. Screening on Thursday 22 w...

Ben Kingsley and his latest film to open Seville

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His latest film, “Fifty Dead Men Walking”, will open the Festival with the first public screening SEFF ’09 will present Sir Ben Kingsley with the Honorary Giraldillo in recognition of his distinguished career and for his contribution to cinema. Ben Kingsley is one of the undoubted great names of the British stage and one of the most cultivated actors from the fertile, academic English school. He will be receiving the award in the edition which the Festival is dedicating to the United Kingd...

Karl Spoerri (Zurich Fest Artistic Director) comments his festival and the Polanski hiatus

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I had the opportunity to interview Karl Spoerri Artistic Director of Zurich Film Festival a few days before the festival was over. Polanski's arrest  suddenly put the festival in the spotlight. It clearly was wrong unwanted publicity...but still publicity. This being said, my first question to Karl BC: What are you most proud of in the 2009 edition of Zurich festival? RS: A brilliant competition (30 films in 3 competitions) so beautiful, and the reaction in the audience wonde...

Raindance Awards announced

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Raindance Film Festival has just announced the juried awards at this years, 17th edition.The Jury has spoken, and offered their congratulations to all the filmmakers for outstanding work. Cosing winners was extremely difficult.To recognise the outstanding achievements of the filmmakers showcased at the 17th Raindance Film Festival in 2009, a number of jury prizes will be awarded. The winners have been announced before the screening of the Closing Night Film on Sunday 11 October.BEST UK FEATURE**...

ROSE OF RHODESIA, RARE PIC FROM NOW SOUTH AFRICA, MADE IN 1918

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 The Rose of Rhodesia (1918), one of the earliest feature films made in South Africa, presented at this year's Giornate del Cinema Muto is a  five-reel romance centred on a stolen diamond, an interracial friendship, and an anti-colonial uprising, The Rose of Rhodesia impressed contemporary reviewers with its daring realism, spectacular outdoor locations, and casting of African actors in prominent roles. Considered lost for most of the last century, the film may claim to be the first fictional...

Dawn Breakers International Film Festival

DBIFF aims to recognize and present films and filmmakers that could change the world! 

 

SHERLOCK HOLMES and Beyond

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SHERLOCK HOLMES comes to Pordenone this year where a crop of his early productions will be shown in the TEATRO VERDI to ardent fans. Program includes such early features as follows= - Bobby the Boy Scout; or, the Boy Detective (Clarendon Film Co., GB, 1909) - The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu: Ep.10, “The Fiery Hand” (Stoll Film, GB, 1923) - Der Hund von Baskerville (Vitascope GmbH, DE, 1914) - Sherlock Holmes i Bondefangerkløer (Nordisk Films, DK, 1910) - “The Old Man in the Corner”: The...

SHERLOCK HOLMES and Beyond

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Sherlock HolmesSHERLOCK HOLMES comes to Pordenone this year where a crop of his early productions will be shown in the TEATRO VERDI to ardent fans.   Program includes such early features as follows= - Bobby the Boy Scout; or, the Boy Detective (Clarendon Film Co., GB, 1909) - The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu: Ep.10, “The Fiery Hand” (Stoll Film, GB, 1923) - Der Hund von Baskerville (Vitascope GmbH, DE, 1914) - Sherlock Holmes i Bondefangerkløer (Nordisk Films,...

Roman Polanski could be extradited to U.S.

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  Roman Polanski is weighing his legal options after his arrest Saturday at the Zurich Airport. If he agrees to allow extradition, he could be sent to the U.S. within a few days. If he fights the order, it could take several months for the case to get through Swiss courts. Ever since being charged in 1977 for having sex with a 13-year-old girl, Polanski has lived in Paris and has avoi...

Polanski busted before his Zurich Fest homage

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The Zurich Film Festival received an unexpected international focus in the media when the news of Polanski's arrest became public. Polanski Le Locataire The tenant Roman Polanski was arrested september 27th by Swiss police in connection with a 32-year-old sex case at the request of U.S. authorities as the director arrived in the country to...

Houston Comedy Film Festival

The first annual Houston Comedy Film Festival will be held in Houston, Texas over three days, December 8-10, 2009. The HCFF serves as a forum for comedy films and comedians from all over the world to showcase their films in Houston, Texas.

Categories include: Feature Films, Short Films, Animated Films, Music Videos and Stand-up Comedy videos. All films will be screened in a DLP theater on Blu-Ray DVD or Standard DVD. There are also 13 different awards that will be given at the awards ceremony including the $1000 USD Audience Choice Award.

http://www.HoustonComedyFilmFestival.com

EFA honours Ken Loach

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At the 22nd European Film Awards the European Film Academy will present an honorary award to Ken LoachHaving begun his career in British television, Ken Loach made his first film for cinema, POOR COW, in 1967. His breakthrough came with KES (1970) and FAMILY LIFE (1971). Ever since he has established himself as a politically and socially committed filmmaker with films such as RIFF-RAFF (European Film of the Year 1991), LAND AND FREEDOM (European Film of the Year 1995), and SWEET SIXTEEN (EFA Cr...

Portobello Film Festival ready to launch next week

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Portobello Film Festival showcases an unrivalled selection of films from young filmmakers - Showing over 20 short films from young filmmakers working in urban areas- With Dominic West from US drama The Wire introducing Nick Marcq’s Latimer Films strand Youth Film Festival: Mon 7-10 Sep – Inn On The Green Portobello Film Festival: 3-20 September, Westbourne Studios, The Tabernacle and Inn On The GreenThe Youth Film Festival is giving young filmmakers a platform to showcase their creative and ...

"The Young Victoria" announced asToronto Closing Night Gala

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The 34th Toronto International Film Festival will close in royal style on September 19 with the North American premiere, Gala Presentation of The Young Victoria, directed by the critically-acclaimed French-Canadian filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée (C.R.A.Z.Y.) from a script by Academy Award®-winning Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park)....

Toronto Closing Night Gala Announced

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The 34th Toronto International Film Festival will close in royal style on September 19 with the North American premiere, Gala Presentation of The Young Victoria, directed by the critically-acclaimed French-Canadian filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée (C.R.A.Z.Y.) from a script by Academy Award®-winning Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park)....

“Hunger” will kick-off the KunstFilmbiennale

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“Hunger” by Steve McQueen is the kick-off screening for the KunstFilmbiennale 2009Retrospective with rarities by the jury chairman, Gus Van Sant, in Cologne Cologne, 22 July 2009 – On September 18 at 8 p.m., the complete programme of the KunstFilmBiennale 2009 will be publicly presented at the Filmforum in Museum Ludwig in Cologne.To set the mood for an exceptional festival line-up, there will be a screening of “HUNGER”, the first movie of Steve McQueen, the Turner Prize winning star o...

Terry Gilliam sketched at the press conference

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Terry Gilliam sketched by Nesta Morgan at the Cannes press conference. ...

Excellent reviews for The Imaginarium od Doctor Parnassus by Terry Gilliam

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The latest film by Terry Gilliam had its world premiere in Cannes, and opened to excllent reviews. This is particularly good news for the producers and sales company that were platforming the sales in Cannes. "Especially considering the trauma and difficulties stemming from Heath Ledger's death during production and the fact that Terry Gilliam hadn't directed a good picture in more than a decade, the helmer has made a pretty good thing out of a very bad situation in "The...

Excellent reviews for Terry Gilliam's Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

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"Especially considering the trauma and difficulties stemming from Heath Ledger's death during production and the fact that Terry Gilliam hadn't directed a good picture in more than a decade, the helmer has made a pretty good thing out of a very bad situation in "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus." Synthesizing elements from several of his previous pictures, including "Time Bandits," "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" and "The Fisher King," the o...

In competition: "Looking for Eric" by Ken Loach

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About the film: The Cannes Film Festival loves football… One year after having Maradona on the Croisette for the Out-of-Competition documentary, Maradona by Kusturica, the Festival clearly shows its love of soccer by including a film featuring another legend, Eric Cantona in the company of the director, Ken Loach with the Competition feature Looking for Eric. Other cast member Steve Evets plays the postman from Manchester whose life is in upheaval, and who attempts to ward o...

60 films lined up from Houston WorldFest

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Houston World Fest will run April 17 - 26, 2009 WorldFest was founded 49 years ago as Cinema Arts, an International Film Society in August, 1961. WorldFest became the third competitive international film festival in North America, following San Francisco and New York. WorldFest is the oldest Independent Film & Video Festival in the World. It evolved into a competitive International Film Festival in April, 1968. It was founded by award-winning producer/director Hunter Todd to present a quality fi...
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