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Thierry Fremaux on "Lumiere"

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The Lumiere brothers, Auguste Lumiere, born in 1862, and Louis, born in 1864, were among the earliest filmmakers, contributing to the birth of film in 1895.  Born in Besancon, France, they moved to Lyon in 1870, where they both attended technical school.  Their father, Claude-Antoine Lumiere, ran a photography business and his sons worked for him.  When Claude-Antoine retired in 1892, Auguste and Louis began to create moving pictures.   They patented a number of significant processes lead...

Thierry Fremaux on “Lumiere”

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The Lumiere brothers, Auguste Lumiere, born in 1862, and Louis, born in 1864, were among the earliest filmmakers, contributing to the birth of film in 1895. Born in Besancon, France, they moved to Lyon in 1870, where they both attended technical school. Their father, Claude-Antoine Lumiere, ran a photography business and his sons worked for him. When Claude-Antoine retired in 1892, Auguste and Louis began to create moving pictures. They patented a number of significant processes leading up ...

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Premiers Today in the Lumiere Theatre the two final films "Pan's Labyrinth" and "Cronica de Una Fuga" premier. Cinekid Festival Cinekid is an anual film, media and television festival for kids. This year it will be held in Amsterdam in october from 22 to the 29th. Satelite-Festivals will bb broadcasted throughout the Netherlands. The greatest success of this Festival is its workshops where children learn to make animated films and film clips. This festival gives 25,000 children the opportunit...

Fast Food Nation Premier

Last night my colleagues and I got the opportunity to climb the stairs at the premier of Fast Food Nation directed by Richard Linklater featuring Ethan Hawke, Greg Kinneer, and Wilmer Valderrama. We arrived at about 9:45 and while we eagerly waited in line the cast of Volver exited the Pailais and descended the stairs. We entered the Palais at about 10:15. Walking the red carpet was awesome. There was about 100 paparazzi lined up and flashing their cameras. The music was blasting and ther...

Hou Hsiao-Hsien handed Kurosawa award from Tokyo Fest

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Following Director Spielberg & Director Yoji Yamada, the 2nd Akira Kurosawa Award went to Hou Hsiao-Hsien, one of the Taiwan's New Wave.Director Hou Hsiao-HsienBorn in Guangdong Province, China, on April 8, 1947. After graduating from the Film and Performing Arts Department of National Taiwan Arts Academy, he entered the world of cinema by involving as several roles including a scripter, then became an associate director. In 1980 he directed his debut film "Cute Girl." He was named "Taiwan's New...

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