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UNAFF starts tomorrow, celebrating 20th anniversary and RESPECT!

  Founded in 1998 UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival) uses the power of documentary film to create a community forum for discovery and dialogue about different cultures, local and global issues & solutions on aspects of the Sustainable Development Goals. UNAFF was originally conceived to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.   Over the years UNAFF has screened some of the most influential documentaries, including 7 that won ...

Bruno Chatelin interviewed on festivals for Cine@art magazine of the 8th Bridges International Film Festival

Interview Bruno Chatelin was interviewed by Petra Terzi for CINE@ART magazine freepress of the festival! Bridges    Question 1: You have an interesting background of business education, marketing and film distribution career. You are also the founder of filmfestivals.com, which serves as a documentation of the numerous film festivals around the world. What was the reason behind your fascination with  the film industry and especially with film festivals? In brief i...

New additions to the line up of The Virginia Film Festival

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The Virginia Film Festival announced additional titles and special guests for its 2017 program today including actor Anthony Michael Hall, who will come in for a screening of his film The Lears. Other highlighted guests include director Trudie Styler, who will discuss her film Freak Show; actor Noel Fisher, who will take part in a panel discussion about the acclaimed new National Geographic Channel Iraq War series The Long Road Home; and actor Nick Robinson, who joins writer/director/actor Willi...

44th edition of Film Fest Gent in full gear

The 44th edition of Film Fest Gent has kicked off with the Belgian premiere of Philippe Van Leeuw’s award-winning drama ‘Insyriated’, attended by the director and actress Juliette Navis. During the opening night, a Joseph Plateau Honorary Award was also given to Pierre Drouot, the CEO of the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF). Until 20 October, Film Fest Gent will showcase almost 120 features, docs ...

Los Cabos 6 announces the selection with 93% mexican premieres

  93% OF THESE FILMS WILL BE SHOWN FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MEXICO. Los Cabos International Film Festival is proud to announce its 14 films in competition 93% of them will have their premier during our Sixth Edition:  5 world premieres, 2 international premieres and 6 Mexican premieres.   The Festival is known for having a young and independent talent curatorship in its Official Selection, and for creating space...

FilmFestival Cottbus (FFC) explores the lives of young people in U18: Love in the Times of Internet

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    With its U18 Youth Film Competition, the 27th FilmFestival Cottbus (FFC) explores the lives of young people in Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic.   Nine feature- and medium-length films from Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic will compete in the U18 Youth Film Competition of the 27th FFC (7 to 12 November 2017) for the prize for Best Youth Film endowed with EUR 3,000 bestowed by Lausitz Energie Kraftwerke AG (LEAG). As in previous years, the prize will be aw...

The 10th Annual Bushwick Film Festival wrapped!

    Th efestival took place October 12-15   *Diarra Kilpatrick Received BFF's 2017 Rising Star Award* Oscar-Winning and -Nominated Jury Included:  Caroline Waterlow (O.J.: Made in America) Heidi Ewing (Jesus Camp) Sam Pollard (4 Little Girls)   "The Bushwick Film Festival shines a light on indie filmmakers and diversity in the film industry." - NBC NEWS   "The event brings...

Deeply sorry for our friend Stephen Ashton with Wine Country Film Festival and Ashton Vineyards

Greetings colleagues, friends and family,   We are deeply saddened to share that we lost our home and ranch in the fire that ravaged Glen Ellen on October 9th. We've lost everything: our home, daughter's cottage, film and art studio, shop and barn. Equally heartbreaking we lost our most treasured family photos, Stephen's photography and countless irreplaceable family heirlooms. All up in smoke for only the gods to see.   We’re h...

Red Compass Media releases The Lost Tree and starts selling Living Among Us at AFM.

After a serious traumatic accident, a man leaves his old life behind and moves to an isolated cabin to start over. He soon learns of the surroundings of the area and its dangerous past. Writtend and directed by Brian A. Metcalf, produced by Red Compass Media. Formed in 2012, Red Compass Media is an entertainment media company that is focused on releasing high-quality content in film, televison and digital formats. Red Compass Media is based both in Los Angeles and Sing...

The 8th "Bridges" International Film Festival of Peloponnese opened this week end

  Last night, the Official Opening Ceremony of the 8th "Bridges" International Film Festival of Peloponnese was held  successful at the Cineplex Flisvos in Corinth. The Corinthian Philarmonic Orchestra, with the conductor Galatia Moraetaki, performed a variety of film soundtracks and they were applauded by the audience. Following, the performance by Global Arts Studion - choreography by Sophia Glikofridi- which impressed the audience. The music and dancing events sig...

StarWars The Last Jedi New Trailer

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI opens in U.S. theaters on December 15, 2017   Watch the new trailer for STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI that debuted tonight during ESPN's Monday Night Football telecast and the new poster from LucasFilm     Watch More Trailers from upcoming blockbuster movies ...

The Avatar Sequels: The Next Generation Cast First Look (set for release: 12/18/2020)

  The next generation cast of the AVATAR sequels at Disney’s new Pandora – The World of Avatar located in Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. L-R: Britain Dalton (Lo’ak of the Sully Family), Filip Geljo (Aonung of the Metkayina Clan), Jamie Flatters (Neteyam of the Sully Family), Bailey Bass (Tsireya of the Metkayina Clan), Trinity Bliss (Tuktirey of the Sully Family), Jack Champion (Javier “Spider&rdquo...

Santa Fe will present a Tribute to Wes Studi

Iconic actor Wes Studi will be honored Sunday October 22nd at Violet Crown, followed by the New Mexican premiere of Hostiles directed by Scott Cooper starring Wes Studi, Christian Bale, and Rosamund Pike. Hostiles, shot in New Mexico takes place in 1892, legendary Army captain Joseph J. Blocker (Christian Bale) undertakes one final mission before retirement: escort Yellow Hawk (Wes Studi) – a dying Cheyenne war chief – and his family back to sacred tribal lands. After 20 years of...

Izmir Short Fest lineup

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  18TH IZMIR SHORT FILM FESTIVAL FINALISTS ARE ANNOUNCED 18th International Izmir Short Film Film Festival will run from 7 to 12th of November and the films to compete for the Golden Cat Awards have been announced. Over 400 films are going to be screened at this year’s festival and all the screenings are going to be free for the moviegoers. Festival is kindly supported by the Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, Izmir General Directorate of Cine...

The Florida Project to be screened at Stockholm International Film Festival

The heartwarming drama The Florida Project to be screened at Stockholm International Film Festival In The Florida Project Willem Dafoe delivers one of his most emotional performances yet. The movie is speculated to be nominated for an Academy Award and is featured in the category American Independents at the 28th edition of the Stockholm Film Festival. Stockholm International Film Festival proudly presents the heartwarming drama The Florida Project. The movie was one of the most highly b...

The film lineup for the 11th annual Other Israel

  This year the festival goes even deeper into the people, the stories, and the work of Arabs and Jews in Israel. OPENING NIGHT GALA IN BETWEEN Dir. Maysaloun Hamoud (2016, 103 min)     Three Palestinian women...

The Seville Festival is creating Filmlovers of the Future, a competitive section for adolescents

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The Seville Festival is creating Filmlovers of the Future, a competitive section for adolescents differentiated from the Europa Junior children’s section     The Seville Festival, committed to the education of audiences and the work of stimulating the public through film experience, is expanding its educational and media literacy programme in 2017 with the creation of the Filmlovers of the Future section.   This new competitive section arises from the need to attend to ...

26th annual Heartland Film Festival Line up announced

Heartland Film, organizer of the 26th annual Heartland Film Festival (Oct. 12-22, 2017), has announced its full lineup of titles slated for its inaugural “Foreign Language Best Picture Contender” sidebar. These 10 titles are the respective country’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 2018 Academy Awards®. Each selection will play once during Heartland’s 11-day celebration of international independent film. “Each year, Heartland ...

Filmfestivals.com partners with the 8th “Bridges” International Film Festival of Peloponnese

8th “BRIDGES” INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF PELOPONNESE 12-22 October 2017       The 8th “Bridges” International Film Festival of Peloponnese is going to be held from the 12th until the 18th of October at the Cineplex Flisvos cinema in Corinth with the collaboration of the Centre of Culture, Sports and Environment, and from the 19th until the 22nd of October at the Theatre Trianon in Nafplio, with the collaboration of the municipality of Nafplio. Th...

HIFF37 lineup announcement

HIFF37 presented by Halekulani film lineup now online! 160 films from 45 countries presenting largest showcase of Made in Hawaii Films and Pacific Islander filmmakers (L to R): MARY AND THE WITCH'S FLOWER (Opening Night), THE UPSIDE (Centerpiece), GO FOR BROKE: AN ORIGIN STORY (Closing Night)     HIFF37 presented by Halekulani takes place November 2-12 on Oahu and November 16...

Chicago Comedy Film Festival Announces 2017 Feature Film Lineup

The 7th Annual Chicago Comedy Film Festival will take place November 9th-11th at The Second City Harold Ramis Film School and The New 400 Theater. Film selections have been made and here is the lineup of feature films. Room for Rent (89 Min) (Canada) When a reclusive man-child convinces his parents to rent their spare room to save from downsizing, a stranger with a hidden agenda moves in. Starring Mark Little, Mark McKinney, Stephanie Weir....

Rosanna Arquette to receive Indie Star Award at the American Film Festival in Wroclaw, Poland

        Rosanna Arquette, a renowned actress, will be the special guest at the upcoming 8th edition of the American Film Festival. A Golden Globe and Emmy nominee, this BAFTA awarded American film star is coming to Wroclaw to receive the Indie Star Award on October 24th at the Festival opening gala.    Rosanna Arquette was born to a family with seve...

Acclaimed God’s Own Country to be screened at the Stockholm International Film Festival

  Director Francis Lee will be visiting Stockholm Film Festival with the intense drama God’s Own Country. The film has been awarded at the Berlin Film Festival, Edinburgh Film Festival and Sundance Film Festival among others. Critics have described it as a new Brokeback Mountain. Now the film is competing for the heaviest prize in the movie industry – The Bronze horse. The plot of God’s Own Country takes it’s start in the British countryside where we meet the ...

Carlos Marqués-Marcet, Lucrecia Martel and Eva Vila present their new films at the Seville Festival,

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  After the success of his first feature film 10,000 KM, the film which won at the Festival of Spanish Cinema in Malaga and was one of the most acclaimed first films in recent Spanish cinema, Carlos Marqués-Marcet is opening his long awaited second film Anchor and Hope at the Seville Festival. Starring Geraldine Chaplin (Talk to Her, Raise Ravens), Oona Chaplin (Game of Thrones, Taboo, Black Mirror, Avatar 2), Natalia Tena (10,000KM, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones) and David Verdague...

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