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Watch Michael Moore on Canada: our controversial video has been seen 132 950 times and generated 1359 comments

Michael Moore was speaking (in his press conference in Cannes 2007) on health and quoting a 27 minutes average waiting time on Canadian hours. How the canadian responded fueled the controversy. ...

Controversial video of Michael Moore on Canada

This video we shot from Michael Moore's press conference in Cannes 2007 has generated other  a 1000 comments, amazing how Michael generates such controversy on each film. We love it, I hope you do too. ...

Journalist, Hermann Djoumessi, gives his impression about the festival:

HERMANN DJOUMESSI, a journalist for Vingt Paris and The Guardian, swung by the social media counter to give us his thoughts about the festival.    "I really enjoyed how filmmaker friendly the festival is. You can actually touch them," Djoumessi cheerily comments. This is Djoumessi's second festival. He loves the feeling that surrounds the event. The ability to watch films and then immediately after talk to the director is phenomenal and is a pleasurable experience to ...


Ashley West Leonard's WHAT HAVE WE DONE is now available in hard and digital copy. The collectible magazine features the 2011 fine art photographs of one of Los Angeles' most prolific photographers, along with commentary on them by the city's leading independent filmmakers, writers, painters and poets. Ron de Cana director/producer Dawn Westlake is featured in "photoplay" in the chapters SummerGirl and Unstuck. To order hard or digital copies, please visit: ...

Aruba Opening Day!

Producer Jonathan Viera, Michelle Winklaar, Aruba Minister of Tourism Otmar Oduber walk red carpet opening AIFF Part 2!Laughing to the comment from TV announcement saying, 'these guys definitely have a touch of celebrity in them!'photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Cine//B_4 begins

The call for submissions has already begun. We not only want your film but we also want to tell you some news: This year only 7 films will compete (except that something extraordinary happens in the middle, you never know). Moreover, this year we will have the traditional national short and feature films competition, and in addition to that, we will also have international competition! 7 films and shorts will compete for the best place. And also new, the music vid...

Call for Entries 2011

We are pleased to announce our 2011 Call for Entries. Once again, we are searching the world for exciting and ground-breaking short stereoscopic films. Live-action, animation, documentary, experimental--we are excited to screen a wide variety of content. Our goal is to celebrate and explore the trailblazers of the new 3D cinema. We accept selection committee screeners in a wide variety of digital formats, providing that they are stereo3D. This can be side-by-side, interlaced, individual s...

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The irrepressible Terry Gifford headed the jury for the international competition

Gifford's upbeat comments about Kathmandu, the festival and Nepal as a whole, went down well at both the opening and closing ceremonies.

Latest on the Light Up Earth competition

Great opportunity for passionate and creative people to enter a valuable competition. Valuable in more ways than one! Jane Campion (director of The Piano and Bright Star) commented about the film competition: It is A VERY GENEROUS PRIZE FOR SHORT FILMMAKERS and really a challenge to make good propaganda and stay honest. ...

Invasion Natural

Director: Mabel Bruni.

Sand Art along la Croisette

No comment. -Emily Monaco ...

Sample Clips

Ryde International Film Festival Isle of Wight (IOWIFF) are currently adding short clips to the website so that users and subscribers can get an idea of different genres. The clips will also have captioing added to them so that the films are accessible to all site users. We are also looking into providing a system by which users can have the site read out to them, which is useful for users who do not speak english as a second language. We would welcome any comments or suggestions wi...


Now that the Russian Film Festival has finished for the year, we would love to hear any comments that you have about it and thoughts about what you would like to see at next year’s festival. You can email us at or write to us – see our website for the address. If you’d like to submit a film for next year’s festival, we’d also love to hear from you – contact Our next cultural adventure is a festival of Russian literature, w...


The 2009 Russian Film Festival has now finished. Academia Rossica wanted to say a massive thank you to everyone who came and hopefully we will see you all and more next year. Any comments that you may have would be extremely useful. Please email them to   ...

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leave a comment and resume here; hundreds of festivals are watching...You can also email the job description to          bruno @    filmfestivals.comkind regards ...

San Francisco surprises and cherry blossoms

Surprises aren’t always a good thing in San Francisco. Exhaustive media coverage of the centennial of the 1906 great earthquake and fire—the defining event of the city’s history and biggest natural disaster in America until Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast last year—recently shook Bay Area residents with constant reminders that this is shake-rattle-and-roll country. On Saturday morning, Talk Cinema founder and former Film Comment editor Harlan Jacobson admitted to being a “ne...


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