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Adam Schlachter, Director of AND THE BRAVE SHALL RISE, On 17 Ways to Save America

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent When “Shorts by the Sea” closed its film run at the Santa Monica Laemmle last week, indie film supporters paid $14 to see the slate of little screen gems, including AND THE BRAVE SHALL RISE, a 19-minute documentary. This short was the closer, the last film to be shown each day from 9/13 to 9/19. You didn’t expect it to raise the hair on your neck, but it is in Awards contention (qualifying theatrical run) this year for a reason. ...

AFI Tribute and Gala Screening of ELLE will Celebrate Isabelle Huppert's Career

AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi will honor acclaimed actress Isabelle Huppert with a Tribute and a Gala screening at the festival. The Tribute will celebrate her storied career and will include a conversation with the actress, followed by a Gala screening of Sony Pictures Classics’ ELLE (directed by Paul Verhoeven) on Sunday, November 13. In ELLE, Isabelle Huppert plays Michèle, who seems indestructible, bringing the same ruthless attitude to her lo...

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AFI Line Up to be featured in the New Auteurs, Shorts and American Independents sections at this year’s festival.

AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi, a program of the American Film Institute, announced today the films that will be featured in the New Auteurs, Shorts and American Independents sections at this year’s festival. The New Auteurs and Shorts sections both showcase filmmakers from around the world; the New Auteurs section highlights first and second-time feature film directors and the Shorts selections represent diverse and varied international perspectives. The Shorts program thi...

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AFI FEST NOW – It’s Opening Night with SAVING MR. BANKS

John Lee Hancock returns to the director’s chair following his Oscar®-winning THE BLIND SIDE (2009). After studying law, Hancock co-founded Legal Aliens Theatre Company in Los Angeles and has worked as a screenwriter (A PERFECT WORLD, MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL) and producer (MY DOG SKIP, THE ROOKIE, THE ALAMO). When Walt Disney’s daughters begged him to make an adaptation of their favorite book, P.L. Travers’ “Mary Poppins,” he made them a promi...

CAMERIMAGE partners with the American Film Institute (AFI)

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– It was announced today that the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography CAMERIMAGE, which takes place in Bydgoszcz, Poland November 16 - 23, is partnering with the American Film Institute (AFI) and the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) to showcase select, award-winning festival films as part of its 4th Camerimage Winners Show in Los Angeles in January.   The Camerimage Winners Show is an initiative started by the Tumult Foundation, the Festival’s or...

‘Hawaiian’ West Coast Premiere at Malibu International Film Festival

  Malibu Film Festival » Where: Malibu, CA » When: October 12, 2013 » Info: www.malibufilmfestival.org » Note: Advanced Tickets on sale now. Everybody in Hawaii knows Eddie would go, and T-shirts and bumper stickers from Sandy Beach to Wai­mea Bay offer daily proof. But it turns out a lot of people — even some of today’s professional surfers — have no ...

Artisan Festival International World Peace Initiative at the 65th Cannes Film Festival

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Artisan Festival International: World Peace Initiative begins festivities May 16th - 27th this year at Festival de Cannes with tastemaker events, private villa parties, Croisette Galas, and film screenings. The World Cinema Festival is proud to annouce our Official Selections for Cannes:   Forget Paris by Christopher Presswell FABLE (90m, USA) by Maria Restivo Upside Down/ Khalti Doka Varti Paay (80m,India) by Ajay Singh Khaled (90m, USA) by Kervans Barthelem ...

Turkish-Bosnian-Herzegovinan film “Anatolia” is a big hit at AFI Film Festival

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  For those of you lucky enough to catch “Once Upon A Time in Anatolia” at the AFI Film Festival in Los Angeles this week, this was a beautiful film – beautifully shot, well acted – that left you pondering the film long after it was over. It unspooled gently, letting you seep into the high, windy, seer landscape and the lives thrown together by an investigation: the prosecutor, the doctor, the chief of police, and many others, being led about the countryside by a handcu...

Wim Wenders’ “Pina” and Luc Besson’s “The Lady” score big at AFI

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These two films got big audience responses last week at the AFI Film Festival in Los Angeles.   “Pina,” a 3-D documentary about the legendary German choreographer Pina Bausch, starts with her re-envisioning of Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” as a thrilling discovery of female sexuality. The film jumps—you cannot gently segue away from “Rite”—into other dances she choreographed, along with brief interviews with her dancers. When Wenders voices that this is no...

Don’t Miss the South East European Films at AFI in Los Angeles

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Here's another great opportunity to see films from South East Europe in Los Angeles. And it's free! Today (and later this week too) you can see two SEE films at the AFI Film Festival: -- Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Turkey/Bosnia) is Turkey’s official submission for the Foreign Language Oscar, today at 1:30pm at the Egyptian, and Nov. 10 at 3:45pm at the Chinese. Details: http://ticketing.afi.com/eng/detail.aspx?ID=8196  -- The Forgiveness of Blood (USA/Albania/Denmark/Italy)...

AFI FilmFestival in full swing in Los Angeles

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Hello folks! I’m back from a couple trips out of town (family stuff, without my computer) so I could not blog for a while. But now that I’m back in town, I can catch the second half of the AFI Festival in Los Angeles, which runs through Nov. 10. Screenings are free! – though of course you still need a ticket, available at http://www.afi.com/AFIFEST/.   For more on AFI, check out today’s article in the LA Times, “Finding Passion for Film,” featuring an interview with...

Hilary Duff and Danny Masterson attend the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival red carpet awards presentations.

In these two videos: Hilary Duff (star of TV, movies and music) and Danny Masterson (of TV's That 70's Show) each attend the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival red carpet awards presentations with their also famous siblings...Christopher Masterson (from TV's Malcom In The Middle) and Haylie Duff (Napoleon Dynamite).

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The Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival invites you to enjoy screenings of what we believe to be the best new feature films, documentaries, shorts and videos by filmmakers who posses an independent vision and operate to create innovative work outside the studio system. We honor these filmmakers with awards of merit and screenings at our Film Festival each December in Hollywood, CA. The Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival celebrates independent and international filmmaking from students to seasoned professionals and of any size budget under 5 million USD and as long as the film has been made in the last three years and has no significant American distribution.

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AFI FEST 2010 will run from November 4th - 11th in Hollywood, California!

The Global Film Village: AFI announces 10 Most Outstanding Motion Pictures and TV Programs of 2009

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by Marla Lewin The American Film Institute (AFI) today announced the official selections of AFI AWARDS 2009, AFI’s almanac that records the year’s most outstanding achievements in film and television, as well as significant moments in the world of the moving image. AFI AWARDS is the only recognition that honors the film and television creative ensembles as a whole—those both in front of and behind the camera—acknowledging the collaborative nature of film and television. Un...

AFI announces 10 Most Outstanding Motion Pictures and TV Programs of 2009

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by Marla Lewin The American Film Institute (AFI) today announced the official selections of AFI AWARDS 2009, AFI’s almanac that records the year’s most outstanding achievements in film and television, as well as significant moments in the world of the moving image. AFI AWARDS is the only recognition that honors the film and television creative ensembles as a whole—those both in front of and behind the camera—acknowledging the collaborative nature of film and television. Un...

AFI DIGIFEST 2009 Line up

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AFI DigiFest will take place at the Mann Chinese 1 Theatre in Hollywood on November 4 and 5. Now in its third year, AFI DigiFest provides a unique, behind-the-scenes look at how storytelling is adapting to an ever-widening array of new screens and platforms. The event is open to the public and admission is free. "This has been a banner year for new media innovation," says AFI Digital Content Lab Director Suzanne Stefanac. "We're seeing forward-thinking writers...

"Precious" moments at AFI

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Last night the AFI hosted a star studded, red carpet affair introducing the world to Clarice "PRECIOUS" Jones, directed by Lee Daniels. A film that will "split you open," is due to open later this week. Audience members, the likes of which made me feel like I was crashing a private party for all the cool kids, included Olivia Wilde, Lisa Edelstein, Mary J. Blige, Nick Cannon, Sidney Hicks, Gayle King, Paula Abdul, Jamie Foxx, Eva Longoria Parker, Will Smith, Forest &...

Saturday was my first day of film viewing at AFI

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Known for its assorted cartoon characters, acting wannabes and celebrity look a-likes, Hollywood Boulevard at Halloween seems like any other day only more so. The bustling street felt like a traffic accident where the action is fast but seems like slow motion as ghouls, goblins and the scantily clad, wandered the streets like Cinderella at crunch time. In the midst of all this activity, as if quietly perched in the eye of the storm, lies a sophisticated collection of ...

Afi 2009 complete lineup of 67 features and 26 shorts

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AFI FEST 2009 presented by Audi today announced the complete lineup of films for the 23rd edition of the Festival, including the Closing Night Gala, Centerpiece Screening, Tributes and Special Presentations.   The Weinstein Company's A SINGLE MAN has been selected as the AFI FEST Closing Night Gala presentation. A SINGLE MAN will make its US Premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Thursday, November 5, 2009.   Sony Pictures Classics' THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR. PARNASSUS has been selected as ...

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AFIFEST Tribute to Catherine Deneuve: Lessons in beauty and elegance

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As Jordan Peimer said in his introduction to the Tribute to Catherine Deneuve on Saturday evening, it's hard to think of anyone who epitomizes beauty and elegance more. Peimer, the Director of Cultural Programming for the Skirball Cultural Center, started off the night of clips from Deneuve's career and remembrances from the great French actress herself. A spectacular montage of Deneuve's over 100 films set up moderator and Los Angeles Times film critic Ken Turan's job of guiding the audience t...

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