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Le FIFOG Festival Du Film Oriental De Geneve calling for film

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Le FIFOG Festival Du Film Oriental De Geneve April 28th to May 6th 2012           Appel à soumission de films - Du 1er janvier au 31 mars 2012 Contacts : Festival Director Name: Tahar HOUCHI Artistic Director Festival Press Contact Email...

28th Imagine Film Festival

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The 28th Imagine Film Festival will run 17 to 28 April 2012 – Filmtheater Kriterion & Tuschinski 1  Approx. 70 long and short films, Night of Terror, Fantastic European Shorts, Anime, Masterclasses, panel discussions and Q&A’s Theme programme: Superheroes  Special focus on Il Luster Producties   From Tuesday, April 17, until Saturday, April 28, movie lovers can once again indulge in the best, weirdest and most adventurous ...

16th Annual 2012 NY Sephardic Jewish Film Festival

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By Maria Esteves - February 16, 2012 The 16th New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival 2012 (NYSJFF 2012) will be held at the Center for Jewish History March 15-22, 2012. The festival presented by the American Sephardi Federation, annually showcase films to illuminate the scope of the Sephardic Jewish experience from filmmakers throughout the world. This year's opening and closing films are FREE MEN (Les Hommes Libres), directed by Ismael Ferroukhi, Thursday, March 15, 7:30 PM; and IRAQ n ...

Celtic media unveils awards shortlist

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The Celtic Media Festival has announced the shortlist for the 2012 Bronze Torc Awards for Excellence. The awards celebrate the very best of film, television, radio and interactive media to emerge from within the Celtic nations and regions - whether in English, Breton, Irish, Welsh, Manx or Scottish Gaelic. The winners will be revealed at this year’s festival in Derry-Londonderry in April.Shortlisted titles include; Wonderland: The Men Who Won’t Stop Marching, BBC Northern Ireland’s enthra...

European SHOOTING STARS shine bright at Berlinale 2012

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  Ten of the most promising young actors in Europe have been chosen by a high-profile jury of film industry professionals to be SHOOTING STARS of 2012. They have all concluded a whirlwind weekend of events at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival including photo-sessions, meetings with casting directors and filmmakers, a workshop with international agents and a press conference, all culminating in a glittering award ceremony this Monday night. SHOOTING STARS jury member and...

SHOOTING STARS 2012 arrive in Berlin

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Welcome for Shooting Stars 2012 Photographer credit: Markus Nass (from left to right): Riz Ahmed (UK), Ana Ularu (Romania), Hilmar Gudjónsson (Iceland), Androulla Vassiliou; European Commissioner for Education and Culture, Max Hubacher (Switzerland), Adèle Haenel (France), Bill Skarsgård (Sweden) and Jakub Gierszał (Poland), not pictured: Anna Maria Mühe (Germany), Antonia Campbell-Hughes (Ireland), Isabella Ragonese (Italy)  11 February 2012:  A ...

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16th New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival

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By Maria Esteves - February 7, 2012 The 16th New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival 2012 (NYSJFF 2012) will be held in March. The festival presented by the American Sephardi Federation, annually showcase extraordinary films that explores the Sephardic Jewish experience from filmmakers throughout the world. For more information, please visit http://sephardicfilmfest.org. ...

Filmfest Hamburg TURNS 20

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Filmfest Hamburg TURNS 20 Filmfest Hamburg is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Anniversary celebrations will takeplace between September 27th to October 6th, 2012 with an audience of over 40,000 expected. One of them being Hamburg’s 1st Mayor Olaf Scholz: „For the past 20 years, Filmfest Hamburg has been a constant fixture in the cultural landscape of the city. With its broad range of current and outstanding productions from all over the world, it is exemp...

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AMERICAN NGO RUNS GLOBAL SEMINARS AT VON TRAPP FAMILY HOME,AUSTRIA

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The Austrian Road Show in Mumbai organised by Stefan Herzl's Panorama Tours saw a large number of travel experts waxing lyrical on the Tirol, Salzburg, Innsbruck,Wien, Mozart Concerts, and some lesser known places in the country. Of special interest to movie fans would be the Sound of Music special which pays tribute to the film starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.  The Von Trapps fled Austria in 1938 to settle in Vermont,USA which reminded them best of their home on a sylvan...

Parked and Meaney to open The Craic March 8th!

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The leading festival to introduce the new generation of Irish bands and filmmakers to the US public, The Craic Festival, is currently confirming Irish and Irish-American bands for this year's stellar line-up in the music program. The film series is booked for Tribeca Cinemas and will be bringing the likes of Colm Meaney, Brendan Gleeson and boxing champ Barry McGuigan to its screens. The festival is presented by Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey.   Bands in talks to perform live at th...

RRFFF 2012 : CALL FOR ENTRIES flanders First and Only Fantastic Film Festival

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Filmmakers, Sales Agents & Distributors from all over the world are welcome to submit their work for the Fifth Edition of the Razor Reel Fantastic Film Festival, which will take place from October the 25th till November the 3th in the Medieval city of Bruges, Belgium.   ·      Participating in the festival is free. ·      European shorts are awarded with...

Find Love

Director: Alexander Bondarev.
In 1996 I made the film about a boarding school for abandoned children with mental and physical health peculiarities in a small village Opsa in Belarus. Thirteen years passed, but the theme kept thrilling me, so I made up my mind to return to it again..

The premiere of Daumantas Narkevičius “Restricted Sensation”

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Kaunas International Film Festival invited its viewers to the premiere of the latest film of Deimantas Narkevičius “Restricted Sensation” with the director present for Q&A. This film was presented to Kaunas and Vilnius audience. Kaunas International Film Festival invited its viewers to the premiere of the latest film of Deimantas Narkevičius “Restricted Sensation” with the director present for Q&A. This film was presented to Kaunas and Vilnius audience. Film takes plac...

The Swiss Television Awards to open the Rose d'Or Festival

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The Swiss Television Awards, the most important awards of the Swiss television industry will now be part of the Rose d'Or Festival. This prestigious and glamourous ceremony will be the opening event on May 6 2012. The Swiss Television Award honours outstanding national achievement in television in the following categories: Film, Broadcast, Innovation and Personality. In addition, each year a ...

Generation "П" (GENERATION P, 2011) at SBIFF 2012!

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  Generation "П" (GENERATION P, 2011) will screen today, January 27th at the 27th Santa Barbara International Film Festival, SBIFF 2012.  Based on the book by Russian writer Victor Pelevin, the film is directed by American/Russian director Victor Ginzburg. The film is about Babylen Tatarsky, a copywriter for a major advertising company in the late 90’s in Post-Soviet Russia. Babylen is put to the test by the advertising firm to find the 'new Russian identity'. Well, ...

The Middle East Goes to Rotterdam

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  Rotterdam dates (January 25th- February 5, 2012) Vanessa McMahon – Rotterdam: While Western technology and social media has influenced modern life in the Middle East, as experienced with the wave of revolutions across the Arab world over the past year, the West has likewise been greatly influenced by the Middle East, with its growing economy and growing West-to-East diaspora... READ MORE HERE:  www.varietyarabia.com/Docs.Viewer/7cae757c-cdbe-4880-9532-d5...

Scandinavian Invasion Of Sundance

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  TEDDY BEAR (Denmark)  It is now pretty clear that Vikings made landfall in North America several centuries before Columbus collided with the West Indies. If they had colonized the land, we would all be blonds and speaking Norwegian. Such, my children, are the vagaries of history. Well a new invasion from the Scandinavian nation is about to commence at the Sundance Film Festival, where a strong sampling of films from Norway, Sweden and Denmark are literally making waves. De...

Bram Stoker International Film Festival 2012

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Your chance to enter the Centenary year of the Bram Stoker International Film Festival. Internationally recognised as one of the best genre festivals in the World ! The BSIFF was established in order to provide more opportunities and exposure for filmakers, screenwriters and game developers working within the Horror, Sci- Fi, Thriller and suspense genres. Dare you visit the spiritual home of DRACULA? http://www.bramstokerfilmfestival.com/  ...

VOLCANO at 23rd PSIFF

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VOLCANO (ELDFJALL, Iceland, 2011), Iceland's official Oscar entry for 2012 screened this week at the 23rd Palm Springs International Film Festival.  Few films can boast such raw and gritty realism as VOLCANO (ELDFJALL, Iceland, 2011). While the film is set in its native Iceland, it is a far cry from the expansive Nordic Eden we have been exposed to after Eastwood's FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS (2006) and TOMB RAIDER (2001), with VOLCANO exposing the more tangible truth of everyday life in ...

30 M tickets, 2011 was a very good year for the Dutch cinema industry

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2011 has been a good year for cinemas, movie theaters and art houses. In 2011, over 30 million people purchased a movie ticket. That is a number that has not been achieved since 1978. Box-office receipts increased to almost € 240 million. To cap it all, for the first time since 1986 (Flodder) the Dutch feature film Gooische Vrouwen attracted a record attendance of over 1.9 million movie-goers, making it the number one movie at the box office in 2011. Despite the success, however, the cinema in...

Generation "П" (GENERATION P, 2011), Russia and beyond!

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  Generation "П" (GENERATION P, 2011) held its world premier this week at the 23rd Palm Springs International Film Festival, 2012. Based on the book by Russian writer Victor Pelevin, the film is directed by American/Russian director Victor Ginzburg. The film is about Babylen Tatarsky, a copywriter for a major advertising company in the late 90’s in Post-Soviet Russia. Babylen is put to the test by the advertising firm to find the 'new Russian identity'. Well, what se...

Generation "П" (GENERATION P, 2011), Russia and beyond!

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  Generation "П" (GENERATION P, 2011) held its world premier this week at the 23rd Palm Springs International Film Festival, 2012. Based on the book by Russian writer Victor Pelevin, the film is directed by American/Russian director Victor Ginzburg. The film is about Babylen Tatarsky, a copywriter for a major advertising company in the late 90’s in Post-Soviet Russia. Babylen is put to the test by the advertising firm to find the 'new Russian identity'. Well, what see...

IFFR to honor Finnish film maker Peter von Bagh

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IFFR to honor Finnish film maker, film historian and festival director Peter von Bagh The International Film Festival Rotterdam 2012 will pay tribute to Peter von Bagh by presenting a selection of his films, as well as showing three rare classics from Finnish cinema history that have been essential in his oeuvre. The tribute program, with Peter von Bagh in attendance, will be part of IFFR’s main Signals section.With over fifty film titles under his belt, Peter von Bagh may still be the better ...

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