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Sin Social Latin Film

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Director: Guillermo Salamanca.
A couple arrives in the United States seeking refuge, but have to FACE the many consequences that come with being illegal. When he John (DUVIER POVIONES) finds himself without alternatives he resorts to working in the only thing an illegal immigrant can do, washing dishes, working at a body shop. Sonia (LORENA PRISCILA) She arrived focused on other ideals, but being illegal changed her plans at the beginning. Fortunately the couple’s problems start to clear when Albert, (JOSE CALMET) an older, American man, appears in their life. He offers them his help by letting them stay in his house. Some time after Albert offers himself and his daughter Vanessa (LIZ LUGO) a teen-ager for them to marry, because this was the only way for them to be able to obtain a social security easy and fast. Albert’s strategy works to perfection. Finally Sonia marries him. Everything is going well until Albert starts charge for his good intentions. The noble and sweet man turns into a psychopath who does not pass up any opportunities to make their life miserable. That’s how his battle to separate Sonia and John begins. Four months later a tragedy occur in the Albert house. Three people death. As miracle John survive and is help by a Mexican family, but the ICE police just arrest in a raid to Felix (VICENTE LOPEZ) and you wife Juana (EVELIA PRECIADO) they were separated from their children. Finally John return alone to your country, also Chavela (CRISTEL FLORES) and Juanita (VICTORIA PRECIADO) back to go to find their parents in Mexico.

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New members for the Punto de Vista team

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The organisers of the Navarra International Documentary Film Festival, who are already working on the sixth edition, have a Programming Coordinator, Gonzalo de Pedro, and a Production Coordinator, Marta Artica Zurano.Gonzalo de Pedro (Pamplona, 1978) is a film critic. He's a contributor to the Público newspaper and has been a member of the editorial board of Cahiers du Cinéma España since 2007. He has been working for Punto de Vista since 2005, performing communication tasks until 2008 and be...

Jajafestival International Film & Humor Festival Of Zaragoza

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This is our first edition. In this event are included: short films competition, comedy films seasons, theather seasons, exhibitions... and more. Our intention is to consolidate an official section of comedy films.

Valladolid International Film Festival

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Representative panorama of current worldwide cinema. Competitive Official Section for features and shorts. Competitive parallel showcase - Meeting Point. Competitive documentary section. Different sidebars and tributes. Section on latest Spanish cinema.

Sitges International Film Festival Of Catalonia

On the Catalan coast 40 km from Barcelona, this fantasy film festival has all-genre `fantastic` features and shorts competition :science fiction, horror, esoteric, animation films, Hollywood Heroes retro, Brigadoon on the Sitges seafront and Meliès Award.

Ibiza Y Formentera International Film Festival

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Ibiza will be the scenario where international talent unites in the welcoming atmosphere of the island, and providing a efficient safe environment for producers and directors from all over the world.

Certamen Unicaja De VÍdeo: Eurovideo

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Festival for young European authors under 30 years old, whose work is developed in the fields of the Fiction, Animation/Inphography and Video Art/Video Creation among others and who also make use of advanced production technics.

The Ibiza International Film Festival

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An international festival with 10 films in competition and 10 films in the silver screen section. There is also a documentary section (competitive) and a music video section (competitive)

Mostra De Curtmetratges De Sagunt (spain)

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5 Seccions to compite: - ShortFilms in 35mm - DVD ShortFilms - Animation ShortFilms - Documentary ShortFilms - VideoArt ShortFilms Price: 900€ in each Section Web: www.mostradesagunt.net Deadline: January 15th

ZINEBI 50: Bilbao festival of nonfiction and tapa sized films

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The Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Film (ZINEBI) jubilates its 50th birthday November 23-29, making it one of the world’s oldest showcases of the seventh art. Who knew? A mere hour from San Sebastián—home to Spain’s premier fest--this year’s juried meet in the heart of Basque country drew 2,849 contenders from 85 countries for its coveted Mikeldi Award. Eighty of these survived Selection Committee scrutiny, which includes the criterion that films and video produc...

A heavy duty film Basque at San Sebastian

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Wednesday was Basque Cinema Day and one of the important films which surfaced was a Spanish language film directed by a Basque director and set in the Basque country in and around San Sebastian-Donostia. The name of the picture is "La Casa de mi Padre"  (My father´s house) and the subject matter is the tension between families and members of the same family in this part of the world due to ETA terrorism.  The picture is beautifully shot in rich color and features some of Spain´s ...

A heavy duty basque at San Sebastian

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Wednesday was Basque Cinema Day and one of the important films which surfaced was a Spanish language film directed by a Basque director and set in the Basque country in and around San Sebastian-Donostia. The name of the picture is "La Casa de mi Padre" (My father´s house) and the subject matter is the tension between families and members of the same family in this part of the world due to ETA terrorism. The picture is beautifully shot in rich color and features some of Spain´s top actors, th...

Euro Arab Film Festival gets TV support

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The International Euro Arab Film Festival reaches to news accords with the Television of Galicia in its VI edition. After the satisfactory collaboration of the TVG with AMAL the last year, this year the Festival takes up again the way with news initiatives that will enable open a window to the arab world from the homes of the spectators.In the last edition the collaboration of the TVG consisted of purchase the laws of distribution of nine films that participated in the official section of the Fe...

G & L Festival del Mar lands Ibiza and Majorca

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The Festival del Mar will come back in June to Ibiza and Majorca showing values like equality and respect through diversityThe Festival del Mar – International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival of Ibiza and Majorca, will bring to the Balearic islands the best premiers of the films LGTB of the moment. The Festival del Mar has become an important date in the world view. After the success of the last editions, with a warm receive from the audience and unbeatable criticism, the festival will happen fr...

Punto de Vista 2008 has doubled docu entries

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INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL OF NAVARRA - PUNTO DE VISTAFebruary 15 - 23, 2008The Official Section of Punto de Vista has received 804 entries from 70 countries preparing for its best edition ever next February.The number of participants for the festival (a client of filmfestivals.com Bulletin Board Service) doubles last year´s figureA total of 804 films are to take part in the selection process for the Documentary Film Festival Punto de Vista, to be held in Pamplona for the fourth ti...

Euro Arab Film Festival AMAL launches the 2007 edition

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The 22nd of October will begin the fifth edition of the International Euro Arab Film Festival AMAL 007. In the Aula Sociocultural Caixa Galicia will take place the inaugural ceremony of this unique festival in Spain and one of the most important of its kind in Europe. This V Edition is still working towards a better understanding between West and East through cinema, creating bonds among both cultures. At this ceremony there will be present, Ánxela Bugallo, Responsible of Culture and Sports in ...

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The Ibiza and Formentera Film Festival appointed jury members

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The Ibiza and Formentera Film Festival (29 of May to 7 of June) presented three prestigious members of the festival jury in the Hotel Pacha. They will form part of the 10 day event which will transform Ibiza into the capital of the film industry for the duration.Ronnie Taylor received an Oscar in Hollywood for his work as director of photography in Ghandi (1982). He has worked in more than one hundred movies next to directors of such renown as Richard Attenborough, Stanley Kubrick, George Lucas,...

Festival del Sol presents in Canarias the most convincing gay and lesbian international movies

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Festival del Sol presents in Canarias the most convincing gay and lesbian international movies • After its first edition’s success, the Canary Islands International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, celebrates its second edition from 16th to 21st of January ´07 in Gran Canaria and from 30th of January to 4th of February ´07 in Tenerife. • A great amount of premiers shape the festival’s attractive program. The best international gay and lesbian cinema will shape Festival del Sol’s pro...

Punto de Vista: the Docu event in Pamplona

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Media and film professionals will be able to join the festival in the following web page: Apart from receiving more information about Punto de Vista and the daily activity of the Festival (current guests, special acts, presentations.), the credential card will give free preferential access to the morning sessions and special acts.The Documentary Film Festival of Navarra "Punto de Vista" is to be held in the city of Pamplona (Spain) from the 17th to the 25th of February. During this time, the doc...

London Festival day 11, and 3 to go

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Sporting a hangover from his party, and still with the sounds of the darbuke ringing in my ears (among other things), I share a coffee with Fatih Akin. The Turkish-German director of Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul.A documentary about that city and its music, it's a distinct change of direction for the director of Head On, the emotionally coruscating drama that won the Golden Bear in Berlin last year. It turns our that there was a very personal reason for that"Before Head On appeared ...

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