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1st Annual New England Underground Film Festival To Be Held October 16 @ La Paloma Sabanera in Hartford, CT The New England Underground Film Festival, a new celebration of the best of contemporary underground cinema, will have its inaugural presentation on October 16 at La Paloma Sabanera, a café and visual arts venue in Hartford, Connecticut. The event will be held from 12:00pm to 6:00pm; general admission is $10 and students with school ID can pay $5. The New England Underground Film Festiva...

Minneapolis Underground Film Festival Call for Entry

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The Minneapolis Underground Film Festival is happy to announce our Call for Entry for the 4th annual underground film festival hosted at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design. The submission deadline is October 21st and the late deadline is open till November 4th for an additional fee. check website for more details. This December 2-4 MUFF will continue to showcase underground cinema's most provocative and original works along side a selection of cult, horror & exploitation clas...

1st Annual New England Underground Film Festival in Hartford

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New England Underground Film Festival will launch October 16 @ La Paloma Sabanera in Hartford, CT     The New England Underground Film Festival, a new celebration of the best of contemporary underground cinema, will have its inaugural presentation on October 16 at La Paloma Sabanera, a café and visual arts venue in Hartford, Connecticut. The event will be held from 12:00pm to 6:00pm; general admission is $10 and students with school ID can pay $5.   The New England Underground Film Fe...

Independent Cinema vs. Blockbuster

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by Anne Marie “Independent cinema is cinema produced outside of big studios with a small to medium budget” – such is the definition of independent cinema. Contrary to many other definitions, independent cinema is defined not by what it is, but by its opposition to the cinema of big Hollywood machines. This is, in fact, how independent cinema was born. The birth of a new film label. It was in the United States, in the 50′s, that independent cinema fir...

New England Underground Film Festival will launch this fall

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  1st Annual New England Underground Film Festival To Be Held October 8 @ Master of None LLC in New Haven NEW HAVEN, CT, JANUARY 10, 2011 - The New England Underground Film Festival, a new celebration of the best of contemporary underground cinema, will have its inaugural presentation on October 8 at Master of None LLC, a visual arts and performing arts space in New Haven, Connecticut. The New England Underground Film Festival is now accepting submissions for consideration. The fe...

Experimental Forum at Thessaloniki 51

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51st THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALDecember 3 - 12, 2010 For the 51st edition of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival (TIFF), the Experimental Forum, placing emphasis on experimental and avant-garde film, presents a variety of film programs and parallel events. The sections of this year’s Forum, programmed by Vassilis Bourikas and totaling approximately 70 films (mostly shorts and medium-length) are: AMANTES SUNT AMENTESThe Amantes Sunt Amentes (Lovers are Lunatics) program ...

Actress Mink Stole receivesBoston Underground Film Festival's first Lifetime Achievement Award

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The 12th annual Boston Underground Film Festival, which took place at the Kendall Square Cinema in Cambridge, Massachusetts, came to a close Sunday night, March 28, at the Middlesex Lounge with the announcement of this year's winners. The previous night the festival bestowed its first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award on John Waters' muse Mink Stole at a special tribute at The Friendly Toast. ...

Minneapolis Underground Film Fest: a battleground for indies

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The controversial battleground for truly independent film: The Minneapolis Underground Film Festival.3 days, 45 films, 9 countries, 14 local filmmakers, one voice.Exploring topics from Seduction to adventure, the Minneapolis Underground Film Festival or MUFF reveals a vibrant underground culture seldom seen on the upper surface of everyday life.Minneapolis, MN, USA, December 4th-6th 2009 — In the dead of the Minneapolis winter when the days are darkest, an underground culture of filmmakers exh...

The 2nd Experimental Forum at Thessaliniki

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The Thessaloniki International Film Festival, committed to discovering and showcasing unique works and to providing exceptional and exclusive cinematic experiences, introduced during the 49th TIFF the Experimental Forum, which was extremely well received by critics and audiences alike. For the 50th edition of the TIFF, the Experimental Forum, which grants emphasis on experimental and avant-garde film and is programmed by Vassilis Bourikas, will present a wide variety of film programs and paralle...

4th edition of The BUT Film Festival

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The BUT Film Festival drags you into the exceptional side of cinema 5 days of B-movie, Underground and Trashfilms in Breda The fourth edition of the international BUT film festival in Breda (NL) will take place from September 9th until 13th. Extraordinary films of which you did not even know they had to be seen, will be shown on the white screen during a five day extravaganza that takes you into the exceptional side of cinema. Cult director John Waters (VS), also known as the ”King of Trash...

Invite from Riviera Maya Underground Film Festival

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The organizing committee of the RIVIERA MAYA UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL on its 4TH edition invites every audiovisual producer to participate in the “Riviera Maya Underground Film Festival” 2009That will take place at Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo Mexico from October 14 to October 18, 2009.Riviera Maya Underground Film Festival (RMUFF), is looking to create a point of contact between audiovisual producers, specialists in the matter, and everyone else who is interested on the subject.At this i...

Melbourne Underground Film Festival

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A kick-ass showcase of underground, alternative and independent films, both features and shorts, including both Australian and International entries, as well as curated retrospective programmes. Check it out at www.muff.com.au

Atlanta Underground Film Festival EARLY BIRD DEADLINE February 1, 2009

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The Sixth Annual Atlanta Underground Film Festival will be held August 26 - 30, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia.   AUFF has officially opened the Early Bird Call For Entries With 100+ films, and almost as many parties, AUFF continues to reign as one of the largest underground film festivals in the country.   Enter your film before the Early Bird Deadline, February 1, 2009, and receive $10 off your entry.   All genres and lengths accepted.   ...

The Chicago Underground Film Festival and Filmmakers Summit

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The Chicago Underground Film Festival and Filmmakers Summit - October 29th to November 2nd @ The Viaduct Theater, 3111 N. Western Ave. Premiering on Wednesday, October 29th IFP/Chicago is presenting the “Defiantly independent and deliberately scandalous” (Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune) Chicago Underground Film Festival (CUFF). This exciting development in the growth of IFP/Chicago combines CUFF with IFP/Chicago’s 17th Annual Filmmaker Summit for five days of movies, panels, par...

IFP/CHICAGO and Chicago Underground Film Festival Create Strategic Partnership

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Independent Feature Project/Chicago and Chicago Underground Film Festival (CUFF) proudly announce a strategic partnership that has IFP/Chicago producing the 15th edition of the "Defiantly independent and deliberately scandalous" (Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune) Chicago Underground Film Festival. The five-day event takes place October 29- November 2nd, 2008 at the Viaduct Theater, 3111 N Western Avenue.Same mission, expanded programsFor 15 years, The Chicago Underground Film Festival’s mis...

New Program Director, Jack Sargeant. for Perth Fest

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After more than a decade of defining the creative independent space in Australia, the Revelation Perth International Film Festival is again cranking the handle, tightening the spring and scouring the planet for the best signature–driven works direct from the international scene.Rev has always been enormously proud of its capacity in working with screen artists around the country in developing ideas, skills and curatorial opportunities and for 2008 the event is pleased to welcome on board new P...

New Haven Underground Film Festival has a new venue

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In its third annual incarnation, the New Haven Underground Film Festival will emerge in Hartford on Saturday, May 13, at the venerable Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. “Connecticut’s only underground film festival is not going mainstream,” cautions Deborah Gaudet, Curator of Film and Theater at the Wadsworth Atheneum. “Yes, the museum is providing the New Haven Underground Film Festival with a proper theater and greater capacity. But more importantly, the Atheneum has a rich history of...

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