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Dear Festival programmers and friends I would like to share with you these films which I have selected for festival consideration. They are part of our 'Ones To Watch' section.  And I believe each of them has a story that can change the way we see life. "Ones to Watch' by"  THE EVIL WITHIN by late Andrew Getty You can't run from a Nightmare: The Evil Within will Scare Fantasporto with the World Premiere IN COMPETITION: ...

Bruno Chatelin Advisory Board Member on the Festival Circuit

Bruno Chatelin has been named Advisory Board Member of the Chelsea FilmFestival in New york The Chelsea Film Festival is an international film festival, enlightening the work of emerging filmmakers, producers and actors. It offers a wide range of films, such as documentaries and feature-lengths, focusing on the theme of “Global Issues”. It empowers the work of risk-taking storytellers and remains committed to its mission to discover and develop independent artists and a...

The 41st Hong Kong International Film Festival presents “Edward Yang, 10-year Commemoration”

      The 41st Hong Kong International Film Festival will present "Edward Yang, 10-year Commemoration", a retrospective of the late director's works.  Cinephiles can enjoy the rare opportunity to revisit all of his seven feature films, including the newly restored classics Taipei Story (1985) and A Brighter Summer Day (1991). Hailed as one of the greatest Chinese filmmakers of modern times, Edward YANG chartered the course of the New Taiwanese Cinema of...

Eight Best Picture Nominees Screened During the Philadelphia Film Festival or at the PFS Roxy Theater!

  TICKETS NOW ON SALE!   You’re invited to join the Philadelphia Film Society for the brightest night in cinema. Walk the red carpet at the hi...

Los Angeles Italia program 2017


FEFF 19: Homage to YOSHIHARU TSUGE - The graphic novel The Man without Talent to be presented in Udine.

FAR EAST FILM FESTIVAL 19: HOMAGE TO YOSHIHARU TSUGE Renewing the fruitful partnership between FEFF and Canicola: the graphic novel The Man without Talent to be presented in Udine.   Thirty years since the retirement of great cartoonist Yoshiharu Tsuge, and on the 80th anniversary of his birth, Canicola edizioni has announced it will publish the graphic novel The Man without Talent this coming April. The novel will be presented during Udine’s 19th Far East Film Festival (21st ...

60th SF International Film Festival Closing Night: 'The Green Fog - A San Francisco Fantasia'

            New Collage Film by Guy Maddin Commissioned by the Film Society and Stanford Live and Created in Collaboration with Kronos Quartet and Composer Jacob Garchik Reimagines One of the Most Iconic San Francisco Films of All Time San Francisco, CA -- The San Francisco Film Society today announced that Closing Night of the landmark 60th San ...

Alex Cox, Neil Breen, Beyond Vaudeville...opening weekend and highlights of the 2017 Cinedelphia FIlm Festival!

  Philadelphia's most exciting film festival returns for its fifth year!  The 2017 Cinedelphia Film Festival will run from April 13-29 entirely at PhilaMOCA.  As diverse and alternative as ever, this year's programming features everything from a Philly-made documentary hunt for the elusive Sly Stone to an evening with legendary filmmaker ...

BFI Flare Line Up


Follow your Dreams Film Festival calling

October 07, 2017 The 3rd Annual FYDFF   The Film Festival Home presents the 3rd Annual Follow Your Dreams Festival! The Follow Your Dreams Film Festival was created to be inspired by and inspire Independent Filmmakers across the globe. We are dedicated to showcase the talent and dedication put forth by filmmakers. The 3rd Annual Follow Your Dreams Film Festival will take place in Gilbert, Arizona at the Higley Center for the Performing Arts June 2017. Following two...

Talent line-up for Cinema Made In Italy - London - 1 - 5 March 2017

  Cinema Made in Italy returns to London’s Ciné Lumière from 1 - 5 March 2017. This seventh edition of the festival brings a brand new array of exciting and inspiring films to the South Kensington cinema.  Once again, screenings will be followed by Q&As with visiting filmmakers, who will also be available for press interviews:   Violante Placido and Cristiana Capotondi (actresses) - 7 Minutes Alessandro Aronadio (director) - Ears Stefano Mordini (direc...

French shorts in Sacramento

Winter Short Film Screening is back on the Crest Theatre’s Big Screen! … Always with English subtitles   It is movie awards season, and as every year, the Sacramento French Film Festival is happy to present the 2017 CÉSAR NOMINATED SHORTS (ANIMATION and LIVE ACTION categories). France's best shorts of the year will be featured at the 10th anniversary edition of our WINTER SHORT FILM SCREENING on SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2017, 7pm, at the Crest Theatre! After t...

Kirghiz film wins the “Best Asian Film” award at 9th Bangalore International Film Festival 2017 (2nd-9th February, 2017).

A report by Mr.Lalit Rao (FIPRESCI) Films from Central Asia continue to make their presence felt in international film festivals all around the world. Kirghiz film Atanym Kereezi (“A father's will”) directed by Bakyt Mukul and Dastan Zhapar Uulu is the latest success story which is surely going to make central Asian region proud of its filmmakers. It charmed both local festival audiences as well as jury members at the 9th Bangalore International Film Festival 2017 in order to...

Snow, Poe & the Gothic Cyclist

Oh give me land, lots of land under starry skies above. Don't fence me in     Greetings fellow cyclists and friends. This is a rather unusual Bike Palestine newsletter as it is not really about Bike Palestine at all. Rather it's about what I'll be doing when the Easter tour is over. I'll be working on my 40 minute short movie 'Fa...

Los Angeles Italia: The Italian Event of the Year in Hollywood, CA is coming back soon at the Chinese Theatre

  From Sunday February 19th to Saturday February 25th, 2014 TLC Chinese Theatre - Hollywood Blvd.     LOS ANGELES, ITALIA OPENING GALA ON FEBRUARY 19TH   3:30pm          Togetherness                     Fire At Sea (115 min - dir. Gianfranco Rosi)   05:40pm          Today’s Italian Cinema               ...

Guests at the new Balkan FIlm Festival 2017, 16-19 feb Stockholm

Actor, director and producer Nikola Kojo was born in 1967 in Belgrade. As an actor is present in the film, television, and theater since 1979 year. Production begins to deal with in 1992, the theater play '' My Dear '. Then come: Beautiful Village, Pretty Flame The Wounds TV series “ Gledaj majku – biraj ćerku” The Parade - co-producer TV Series    “Class” Show all time (creative producer) TV series: “Ko...


      Inaugural HALIFAX BLACK FILM FESTIVAL - #HBFF17 opens with Nova Scotia premiere of documentary MAYA ANGELOU AND STILL I RISE by Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn...

BLACK 47 film opening night March 2nd 19th Craic Fest

  NY premier of Fanatic Heart Pre-party 6-730pm!                   A documentary a...

Images Vevey Book Award

GRAND PRIX IMAGES VEVEY & IMAGES VEVEY BOOK AWARD JURY 2017/2018   L’artiste Christian Marclay présidera le jury du Grand Prix Images Vevey et du Prix du Livre Images Vevey composé de : Simon Baker, conservateur Art International (Photographie), Tate London; Lars Boering, directeur, World Press Phot...

War and Peace at FICCI 57

Colombia is living an importante moment in its history, and the Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival (FICCI) is showing that moment through its Special Program, WAR AND PEACE. The Program, which features eight feature-length films and four short films that focus specifically on armed conflicts and reconciliation processes around the world, seeks to raise public awareness and foster a better understanding of war and peace. During the constant conflicts experienced by humanity, image...

TIFFCOM 2017 to Be Held at New Venue in Ikebukuro, Tokyo

The 14th TIFFCOM will be held at Sunshine City, a multifunctional urban complex featuring exhibition halls, a hotel, shops, restaurants and amusement facilities, located in Ikebukuro, Tokyo in 2017. Ikebukuro is one of Tokyo’s multiple city centers with easy access to all major attractions in the central Tokyo area. Ikebukuro (Toshima City) is soon to be reborn as a thriving international cultural hub, with the open...

HFFNY 2017 opens with critically-acclaimed Cuban film E

The 18th Havana Film Festival New York (HFFNY) opens with the NY premiere of Cuban drama Esteban (dir. Jonal Cosculluela)- the story of a young boy who, with no resources but his talents, insists on being a pianist. The film, featuring original music by Afro-Latin Jazz legend Chucho Valdés, has won the hearts of both audiences and judges at festivals around the world, winning the Jury Award and the Audience Award at the Huelva International Film Festival, Spain and the UNICEF Award a...

Chelsea Film Fest Founder Ingrid Jean-Baptiste Wins Audience Award!

Audience Award Winner of The Trophies of French People Living Abroad (Trophées des Français de l'Etranger)       ...

America Ferrera will receive the NAB Television Chairman’s Award

Award-winning actress and producer America Ferrera will receive the NAB Television Chairman’s Award during the NAB Show Television Luncheon. The luncheon will be held Monday, April 24 at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino. Ferrera is best known for her breakthrough role as Betty Suarez on ABC’s comedy “Ugly Betty.” She was recognized with a Golden Globe, Emmy, Screen Actors Guild Award, ALMA and Imagen Award for her performance. Ferrera currently produces and st...

14 new films announced at Imagine Film Festival

★ First debut films announced! ★   Like every year, Imagine pays close attention to up-and-coming film talent. The selection for 2017 currently includes no less than fourteen feature film debuts from five different countries! Prior editions of the festival prove that the audience likes debut films: three of the four audience award winners were debut films!   ...



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