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Antenna Documentary Film Festival today unveils its 2017 program

  ANTENNA DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FULL LINE-UP FOR 7TH EDITION October 10-15, 2017 Antenna Documentary Film Festival today unveils its 2017 program, presenting a captivating line-up of the most creative and thought-provoking documentaries from Australia and around the world. The program includes 50 films from 20 countries, three film competitions with cash prizes, DocTalk sessions, filmmaker Q&A’s and Gala events. “W...

WINDA Film Festival returns this fall in Sydney giving a voice to indigenous cinema

  Bringing indigenous voices from all over the globe to the silver screens of Sydney, WINDA Film Festival, returns for its second year, from Thursday 23 – Monday 26 November 2017. After a widely successful inaugural year, the 2017 Festival will screen at Event Cinema George Street, Sydney. WINDA Executive Director Medika Thorpe said, ‘I am very happy we were able to bring Winda back this year and to present another year of incredible Indigenous film and filmmakers from acro...

Previews of The 14th Edition of The Seville Festival

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    Seville will be the setting for the world premiere of ‘Algo muy gordo’, by Carlo Padial and Berto Romero, which will open the section “The New Waves”   ‘El mar nos mira de lejos’, by the Seville director Manuel Muñoz Rivas, in the Official Section and  ‘Niñato’, by Adrián Orr, in “The New Waves” reaffirm the Festival’s commitment to the new voices in Spanish cinema   Establi...

Trieste Science+Fiction Festival will take place from October 31st to November 5th 2017,

Trieste Science+Fiction Festival, taking place from October 31st to November 5th 2017, presents the poster of the 17th edition created by LRNZ, aka Lorenzo Ceccotti, one of the leading comics artists of the Italian school.   Lorenzo Ceccotti was a guest of last year’s Trieste Science+Fiction Festival during the Italian premiére of Monolith, Ivan Silvestrini’s filmbased on the graphic novel written by Roberto Recchioni and Mauro Uzzeo publ...

Flanders Image unveils CONNeXT’s full film line-up

  Flanders Image unveils CONNeXT’s full film line-up one-third of the directors presenting projects are women about half of the titles are first features three Oscar®-nominated directors present new projects and work several festival favourites are back with new projects  more youth-oriented and animation features close to 75 international festival curators, sales agents and buyers are confirmed BRUSSELS/GHENT, 4 September 2017. ...

FICGinLA announces it's WIP Latino 2 Nominees

These are the films selected for WIP Latino 2 our Works in progress section.  This program will take place on November 2nd 2017 in the framework of FICG in LA at TCL Chinese 6 Theaters in Hollywood, California. Given the vast number of inscriptions 4 projects have been selected.   45 days en Jarbar, César Aréchiga, documentary, Mexico August, Armando Capó, fiction, Cuba And your name is...? Rut Caudeli, fiction, Colombia Cordera and the ...

The 7th Annual LA Music Video Fest is coming up October 1st-7th

LOS ANGELES MUSIC VIDEO FESTIVAL LUCKY NUMBER 7 // OCTOBER 1-7, 2017   Friends, family, creators and spectators, it’s time for the 2017 LAMVF! In honor of our 7th year in existence, we’ll be offering 7 nights of programming all over LA, culminating...

Oldenburg Honors Lou Diamond Phillips with Tribute

  “I’m honored to represent so many different communities”- Lou Diamond Phillips What are the odds of a small-town unknown actor showing up for a national talent search, and landing the lead role of a real life icon in film that would rocket him to worldwide stardom? But for Lou Diamond Phillips, a self-professed gambler and professional poker player, odds never fazed him – and he’s played the cards his been dealt like a champ.  Born in t...

PM05: Matchbox Co-Production Lounge and further program highlights

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      Kusturica, Roeg & Puiu Merge with MatchBox MatchBox Coproduction Lounge heads into its second year with an exciting line-up of developing projects to be presented at 24th Edition of this year’s Oldenburg International Film Festival, as the Closing Night Film and further program highlights are announced Following last year’s successful launch, the MatchBox Coproduction Lounge will be held in Oldenburg for the second time. On September 16th...

SFFILM Presents Hong Kong Cinema: Sept 29–Oct 1 at New People Cinema

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  2017 Edition Celebrates One of the World’s Most Important Film Industries, Including New Work from Renowned Filmmakers Ann Hui, Herman Yau, and Pang Ho-cheung.   ...

Film Fest Gent competition lineup announced

After announcing the nominees of the World Soundtrack Awards earlier this month, the 44th Film Gest Gent now reveals its lineup of the official competition. The selection consists of twelve films, including world premieres of 'The Butcher, The Whore & the One-Eyed Man' by János Szász and first feature 'Zagros' by Sahim Omar Kalifa (still below). Followed by various Benelux premieres of international festival favorites such as 'Call me by your Name'...

Sydney Latin American Film Festival (SLAFF) kicked with On the Roof

    From the wonderful and inspiring to the thought-provoking, say hola to the 12th annual Sydney Latin American Film Festival (SLAFF) this September (07-11). Returning to Dendy Opera Quays, the Festival will screen a specially curated program of captivating contemporary Latin American cinema: eight feature films, two documentaries, and seven shorts, along with vibrant opening and closing night parties, over five jam-packed days. Fro...

Milano Fest [SEASON 22] Soon on the screen

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44th Telluride Film Festival announces Program Lineup

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  Telluride Film Festival, presented by the National Film Preserve, today announced its official program selections for the 44th edition of the Telluride Film Festival. TFF’s annual celebration of artistic excellence brings together cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers and artists to discover the best in world cinema in the beautiful mountain town of Telluride, Colorado. TFF will screen over sixty feature films, short films and revival programs representing twenty-six countries, along with...

BFI London Fest Full programme revealed!

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Roman Porno Reboot at the 11th Five Flavours Festival

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  The Japanese experimental erotic cinema which flourished in the 70s and 80s is back and ready to provoke again. The legendary Nikkatsu Studio is making their Roman Porno comeback with the best contemporary independent filmmakers on board. When the television effectively pulled the Japanese audiences out of movie theaters in the 1970s, many film studios found themselves on the verge of bankruptcy. The only hope for them was to switch to a steamy content for adults only. The producti...

Zurich Film Festival to honour Andrew Garfield with Golden Eye Award

BREATHE to screen as Gala Premiere with director Andy Serkis also in attendance   Academy Award®-nominated actor Andrew Garfield has been announced today as the recipient of the Zurich Film Festival’s (ZFF) prestigious Golden Eye Award.   Garfield will be in Zurich to present BREATHE alongside acclaimed actor Andy Serkis, who is making his directorial debut, and producer Jonathan Cavendish, whose parents’ story the film is based on. BREATHE will have its Gala Prem...

ADL Film Fest 2017 program now live

ADELAIDE FILM FESTIVAL 2017: FULL PROGRAM IS LIVE!       Are you ready, punk? Today we dropped the full ADL Film Fest 2017 program, jam packed with delectable cinematic delights from home and across the globe. We have a well of festival faves like The Party, Call Me By Your Name, and Faces Places, through to dazzling indie pics like The Florida Project, and locally filmed Rabbit. Bonafide festival devotees should try the unnerving new feature from Yo...

Discoverk the Little Wing Film Festival in London

Hi Film Festivals readers   I was wondering if you might be interested in having a read of a small film festival I've put together for this weekend in London?  My name is Mariah Mathew and I’ve organized Little Wing Film Festival in London that's screening films by first-time filmmakers, including students, recent grads, and filmmakers from non-academic routes. The idea was that I wanted to be able to reward these new creatives in more ways than "expos...

Spike Lee will be a guest at the upcoming Virginia Film Festival

Virginia Film Festival officials announced today that internationally acclaimed filmmaker, Spike Lee, will be a guest at the upcoming 2017 VFF, where he will present a pair of films as part of a larger program around the living legacy of slavery, presented in collaboration with James Madison’s Montpelier. The Virginia Film Festival is a program of the University of Virginia and the Office of the Provost and Vice Provost for the Arts. The 30th Annual Virginia Film Festival will take plac...

SmartFone Flick Fest Announce 2017 Award Winners.

SYDNEY FILMMAKER WINS BIG AT SF3 GALA AWARDS!   The judges have deliberated and the people have spoken, naming the SmartFone Flick Fest (SF3) award winners for 2017, following last night’s Gala screening at the Chauvel Cinema, Paddington. Local and international filmmakers were celebrated and awarded over $10,000 worth of prizes for their ingenious directing and filmmaking, whilst using only handheld devices and artistic licences, delivering sh...

The Alliance Française Classic Film Festival is opening TONIGHT in Sydney with Godard and Pierrot le Fou

The wait is finally OVER! The Alliance Française Classic Film Festival is opening TONIGHT in Sydney!  Join us for the screening of PIERROT LE FOU with a glass of sparkling wine at Palace Cinemas or enjoy the restored version of WEEKEND AT DUNKIRK at Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace   Thursday 24 August Opening Night Palace Norton Street   6:30pm for 7:00pm  ...

Asian Film Market 2017 Reveals 18 Official Selections of Book To Film and E-IP Pitching!

The Asian Film Market 2017 finalized 18 official selections for the ‘Entertainment Intellectual Property Markets’ (E-IP Market) major events: 9 projects for ‘Book To Film’ and 9 projects for 'E-IP Pitching'. The E-IP Market is for contracting intellectual property rights suitable for all kinds of original IP rights. Rights dealt with in the E-IP Market include the E-IP rights of traditional contents (films, books, and performances) as well as the E-IP right...

Whitney: Can I Be Me’ by Nick Broomfield will make its television debut 2nd September on BBC 2 at 9pm

Directed by renowned filmmaker Nick Broomfield, the documentary goes in search of the forces that made and then destroyed Whitney Houston, who has been widely regarded as having one of the greatest voices of the last 50 years. Aside from Whitney: Can I Be Me, Marc Hoeferlin has co-written, produced, directed and edited many of Nick Broomfield’s most successful films. The duo worked closely together on titles such as ‘Sarah Palin: You Betcha’ (2011), Sex My British Job, as well...

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