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Venezia 61 - In competition so french!

Films that will play on the Lido next september in official competition include the following titles:(of which 5 french productions out of 21)Gianni AMELIO Le chiavi di casa (Italy France Germany) - 105'Kim Rossi Stuart, Charlotte Rampling, Andrea RossiAlejandro AMENÁBAR Mar adentro (Spain) - 125'Javier Bardem, Belen Rueda, Lola DueñasGuido CHIESA Lavorare con lentezza (Italy) - 111'Claudia Pandolfi, Valerio Mastandrea, Tommaso Ramenghi, Marco LuisiClaire DENIS L'intrus (France) - 125'Michel S...

HypeFest opens this week

HypeFest: A unique film festival that links independent ideas with commercial creativity.Drama, intrigue, comedy and cocktails. All this and more abounds at HypeFest,a high-energy film & video festival slated to showcase creativity in film, commercials and music videos from a diversity of filmmakers and storytellers.Providing a bridge between content creators and the independent and commercial communities, HypeFest offers a platform for filmmakers to promote their work to the commercial industry...

Brasilia Fest in action with 100 films

Nearly 100 films confirmed for the VI Brasília International Film Festival From July 14 through 25, Cine Academia will be hosting the sixth edition of the Brasília International Film Festival. This year, approximately 100 feature films from different countries will be screened, including several internationally awarded documentaries and a selection of Brazilian and foreign short films. Most of the titles are premiering in Brazil. The selection includes films recently screened at the Cannes Fes...

LA latino Festival opening the 8th edition

BRILLIANT OPENING CEREMONY AT THE LOS ANGELES LATINO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (LALIFF) – 8TH EDITIONLALIFF´s Eight Edition opened last night right in the heart of Hollywood. The Egyptian theater opened its doors for 10 intense days of movie screeenings during which local audiences will view films from all Latin America, Spain, Portugal, USA and Canada.Actor Edward James Olmos, chairman and Marlene Dermer, director, gave a warm welcome to a sold out theater filled with personalities from t...

Peoples awarded at Pocono Mountains

“Peoples” a Strictly Kings Productions won two top awards at the Pocono Mountains Film Festival on Saturday July 10, 2004. The film received Best Full Feature Film and Best Supporting Actor, Billoah Greene for his portrayal of Sorn Jackson. This is just following on the similar sucess at the Beverly Hills Film Festival where it won best feature.Billoah landed his first major role in Miramax’s “Levity" which he co-starred with Morgan Freeman and Kirsten Dunst. He is also featured in the ...

Casting adrift 7th month, 7th screening

A Comedy Where Expectations, Good Taste and Shoes Are Checked at the Door! Showing at NY FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL on Sunday, July 25 at 10:15 PMPALMS CASINO RESORT -- LAS VEGAS (4321 W. Flamingo Road)Brenden TheatresTHE FILM: "Casting Adrift" is about Popstar, Carlin Wilder's wild adventure casting her favorite unemployed soap opera actors to co-star in her feature film directorial debut with rehearsals taking place in her East Hampton mansion for 2 weeks under strict instructions to not bring cell...

Ecocinema opens its 4th edition with the Whale Rider

The 4th Ecocinema International Environmental Film Festival in Rhodes (Greece) opened on Tuesday evening with the screening of the Whale Rider, a fiction film by Niki Caro from New Zealand, based on a novel by Witi Ihimaera. The film is a poetic evocation of how the indigenous peoples try to keep on transmitting their traditions to their children although they now live in a modern society. According to the Maori mythology, the first human being was brought to earth on the back of a whale a long...

Troy Trailer

Troy's trailer. The film directed by Wolgang "das Boat" Petersen screened in Cannes early days creating fans frenzy Brad Pitt and Orlando Bloom stayed a solid 20 minutes on the red carpet.Cast members include Brendan Gleeson Diane Kruger, Peter O'Toole, and Eric Bana....

Troy red carpet

Stunning attendance for the premiere of TROY premiere in Cannes. Walking up the stairs with Brad Pitt were Jennifer Aniston, Orlando Bloom, Diane Kruger, Eric Bana, Sean Bean and cast. Troy a film by Wolgang Peterson....

STOP Beeing Scared, an ADAMI initiative in Cannes

Every Year ADAMI selects and funds (among 1000 projects) a few short video presenting new acting and directing talentThe 10 selected directors are all actors turned into director.The theme they all worked upon is Stop Beeing Scared!Their work can be viewed during Cannes:Monday may 17,9h30 salle Bazin du Palais des Festivals,and at 8pm at the Arcades cinema.« A poil ! » d’Emmanuelle BERCOT« Cachez-moi ! » de Michel BOUJENAH« Peurs » de Myriam BOYER« Saint-Joseph, priez pour nous » de De...

Beverly Hills Fest full line up

The Beverly Hills Film Festival, to be held May 6-9, announced programming for its fourth annual event. Twenty-nine films, comprising features, documentaries, and shorts, will be presented at the Clarity Theatre in Beverly Hills, with a full complement of after-parties and receptions. The week will be capped when the Golden Palm Award is bestowed upon the top film at the annual Awards Ceremony gala at the Beverly Hills Hotel’s Sunset Room on May 9.“This year’s program is our most diverse...

Laifafest opening night program

LAIFAFEST 2004OPENING NIGHT FILM PRESENTATIONTuesday, April 20, 2004 • 7:30 PM • Arclight Cinemas"OUR ITALIAN HUSBAND" MARITI IN AFFITTODirector: Ilaria BorrelliStarring: Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Brooke Shields, Chevy Chase and Pierfrancesco FavinoOUR ITALIAN HUSBAND is a romantic comedy that tells the story of an Italian woman who flies across the Atlantic to New York City in search of her husband and finds him married to another woman. Two wives, four children and one husband must find a wa...

Laws of Attraction will premiere at Newport Beach

Laws of Attraction (World Premiere) starring Pierce Brosnan and Julianne Moore. The film chronicles high-powered New York divorce attorneys Daniel Rafferty (Pierce Brosnan) and Audrey Woods (Julianne Moore) has seen love gone wrong in all its worst case scenarios - so how bad could their own chances be? At the top of their respective games, Audrey and Daniel are a classic study in opposites. She practices law strictly by the books; he always manages to win by the seat of his pants. But soon they...

Hawaii Festival Spring Fling will feature 21 films

For Immediate Release Contact: Chris DacusMarch 11, 2004 Email: media@hiff.orgHAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SPRING FLING PRESENTED BY COMMERCIAL DATA SYSTEMS SHOWCASES 21 EMERGING INDEPENDENT FILMSFilm Festival offers movie buffs a wide diversity of 21 films from 13 countriesHONOLULU –The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) is proud to present its 7th annual SPRING FLING presented by COMMERCIAL DATA SYSTEMS, a showcase of new, emerging cinema to kick off the New Year. Signature Do...

Laws of Attraction closing San Fransisco SFIFF

The 47th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 15–29) is set to close on Thursday, April 29, 7 pm, at the historic Castro Theatre with Peter Howitt’s LAWS OF ATTRACTION. A humorous depiction of two warring lawyers who fall for each other, the film stars Pierce Brosnan, Julianne Moore and Parker Posey.Divorce attorneys Audrey and Daniel have seen love gone wrong in all its worst case scenarios. So, how bad could their chances be? Academy Award nominee Julianne Moore and Pierce Bro...

French Rendez Vous in New York

Rendez-Vous with French CinemaMarch 12 -21Rendez-Vous 2004 is presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Unifrance and The French Film Office / Unifrance USA, together with The French Cultural Services. Sponsored by Air France and TV5. Directors and Actors Attending Rendez-Vous 2004 (Check website for specific showtimes): • Nathalie Baye, actress, Feelings• Siegrid Alnoy, director, She’s One of Us• Grégory Baquet, actor, Grande Ecole• Gilles Bourdos, director, A Sight for Sore E...

Panels for today: Tuesday, 2 March

9amThe State of Film Financing in Europe and the US Panelists:Christine Ball, Senior Vice President and Manager, Communications, Media & Entertainment Division, Union Bank of California Julia Blackman, Co-Founder, Scion Films Michael Ohoven, CEO, Infinity Media Bob Yari, President, Stratus Film, Bullseye Entertainment, El Camino Pictures and Bob Yari Productions Moderator:Stuart Kemp, UK Bureau Chief, Hollywood Reporter 11amHow Do You Budget Imagination? Screenwriting in the Low and High Bud...

Film Fleadh NY Irish Film Festival

THE SIXTH ANNUAL FILM FLEADH NEW YORK’S IRISH FILM FESTIVALThe Film Fleadh is America’s one and only Irish Film and Music Festival Celebrating its Sixth Anniversary with Irish Cinema's best and brightest. This year’s lineup includes 6 feature films (4 U.S. premieres, 2 documentaries) and 10 short films.Feature Films: NYC Premiere of Intermission (Starring Colin Farrell and Cillian Murphy). The U.S. Premier of Headrush (starring Huey Morgan from the Fun Loving Criminals)US Premier of Spin t...

Berlin Wraps Today

The grand awards of Golden Bear for best film and several Silver Bear awards, 54th Berlinale will be chosen today at 2pm with a red carpet awards ceremony at 6.30. The International Jury for 2004 composed of Frances McDormand, Maji-da Abdi, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Samira Makhmalbaf, Peter Rommel, Gabriele Salvatores and Dan Talbot, will announce the award winners.Moira Sullivan...

Berlinale 4 Camera Awards

Berlinale Camera AwardsThe Berlinale Camera is awarded to film personalities to whom the Berlin International Film Festival feels particularly indebted. By bestowing this honor, the Berlinale wants to express its gratitude and appreciation. The Berlinale Camera has been awarded since 1986. This year it will be donated for the first time by the jeweler Georg Hornemann from Düsseldorf. At the 54th Berlinale the pianist Willy Sommerfeld, the producer Regina Ziegler, the photographer Erika Rabau an...

Panorama Dokumente 2004: Politics Alert

From Woody Harrelson’s gift for green issues and an anarchistic political satire on the WTO to the illumination of politically uncharted regions in Latin America*, from Karmakar’s essay about a forgotten concentration camp in southeast Poland to the growing-up of Palestinian children – from the situation of Iranian women, the homeless in Hollywood, intellectual women on the different sides of wars and conflicts to analytical portraits of culturally relevant artists like Klaus Nomi and The ...


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