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RECENT CINEMA FROM SPAIN festival returns to Miami

The red carpet is ready for the opening gala night of the Miami Recent Cinema from Spain Festival.   The Entidad de Gestión de Derechos de los Productores Audiovisuales (EGEDA) presents in collaboration with the Olympia Theater of The Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, the IV edición de la Muestra de Cine Español Recent Cinema from Spain in Miami, to be hold from 20 to 23 of November.   Juan Diego Botto, Mariño Rivas, Elvira Lind...

Silent Ones by Ricky Rijneke selected for New York No Limits Series 2014

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Dutch feature film Silent Ones by Ricky Rijneke has been selected for the New York No Limits Series 2014 Summit in the category Competition for Best Feature Film. The 2014 Summit held from 20 to 22 November at The Wild Project in 195 E 3rd St. Lower East Side New York, has selected 5 feature films and 14 shorts. NEW YORK NO LIMITS is an ongoing film series in New York City. The series seeks to discover diverse and daring films that reflect the purest vision of the filmmaker. The goal of NY...

Silent Ones by Ricky Rijneke selected for Recontres des Cinemas d’Europe.

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Dutch feature film Silent Ones by Ricky Rijneke is selected for Rencontres des Cinemas D’Europe 2014. The festival held from19 to 23 November in France Aubenas. Maisonimage Recontres des Cinemas d'Europe: Plus de soixante-dix films européens programmés dans les six salles des cinémas Navire et Palace d’Aubenas et au Grand Théâtre de Vals les Bains, dans une ambiance festive et conviviale, où les spectateurs sont aussi les acteurs des ...

Dark Horse Best Actor Award 2014

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We want to congratulate Neal Bledsoe for winning the Dark Horse Best Actor Award for his marvelous work in "West End" and also winning a prize of $1000! Amazing, right? Didn't get a chance to see "West End"? Well here's a clip of Neal's amazing performance in the 2014 Cieri Media award winning feature.     ...

Cieri Media Best Narrative

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Yes, although we have already congratulated Joe Basile for winning the Cieri Media Best Narrative Feature, we will congratulate him again! Because his film "West End" won this amazing award, he has also received a $1000 cash prize. Yes, $1000!   http://vimeo.com/54330274 ...

CIeri Media Best Animation Award 2014

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"Sausage" the Oscar and BAFTA contending short film is awarded the Cieri Media Best Animation award in this years festival! A big congratulations to Robert Grieves for winning this award and receiving $500 cash!  If you would like to see "Sausage" again, or if you haven't seen it yet, it will be online on November 3rd! Get ready! ...

Cieri Media Best Short Documentary Winner 2014

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Did you get to watch "My Friend Ed" during the festival? If not, you missed out on watching this years Cieri Media Best Short Documentary. Congratulations to Sharon Baker for winning this award and receiving a $500 cash prize! Their next stop is Los Angeles, so if you're in the area, please go see this hilarious and wonderful documentary!  For more information on "My Friend Ed", you can head to their facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/MyFriendEd ...

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Cambridge Strawberry Shorts 2015

We are delighted to announce that we will be holding The Cambridge Strawberry Shorts Film Festival 2015 on the evening of Friday 5th June. Cambridge Strawberry Shorts is a well established and respected short film festival run under the umbrella of Cambridge Cinema Shorts. The festival is an important event in the Cambridge City calender. It enjoys national support and has international recognition. Each year we try to add a little extra, keeping it fresh and alive, and encouraging continued ...

NYFF52 Time Out of Mind Press Conference

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By Maria Esteves – October 25, 2014 The 52nd New York Film Festival 2014 (NYFF52) U.S. Premiere of TIME OUT OF MIND, press conference with writer/director Oren Moverman and actor/producer Richard Gere moderated by NYFF Selection Committee Amy Taubin, Film Society of Lincoln Center, was held at the Walter Reade Theater on Thursday, September 25, 2014. Questions posed to director Moverman and Gere by moderator Taubin and members of the press included "Did you have lots of different po...

A Week in Festivals. Newsletter 662 - Filmfestivals.com

  This weekly newsletter reaches 179 000  subscribers.                       Read this online I Promote Film to Festivals I Promote Festivals to Filmmakers I Email us I Advertize in our Newsletters and eBlasts I  Filmfestivals.com was established in 1995, over the years we became the premier link between film and festivals with 6....

Passion For Freedom- Tickets on Sale Now!

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   WHAT IS FREEDOM?  HOW EASY IS IT TO LOSE IT?  HOW HARD IS IT TO GET IT BACK?   All the trailers of the nominees are being published on the festival Youtube channel inspiring thousands of concerned citizens to watch quality films. Set in a special setting of a gallery venue, surrounded by the various art creations of the festival, we have arrange screenings for the awarded films followed by a talk with the film makers for more than a hundred members of t...

Tickets Now on Sale for Cellar Door Film Festival!

  The Cellar Door Film Festival (CDFF) is excited to announced that tickets are now available for the inaugural edition of the festival! CDFF invites film fans to purchase advance tickets online at a discounted price of $9, while tickets may be purchased at the door on the day of the event(s) for $12 (cash only). All screenings take place at Club SAW in Arts Court, 67 Nicholas St, Ottawa, ON. Tickets may be purchased here: https://www.uniiverse.com/cdff2014 Screenings are as follo...

Winning Curacao IFFR Yellow Robin Filmmaker Artist in Residence in the Netherlands

P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } Damian Marcano, winner of the Yellow Robin Award 2014 for his film God Loves the Fighter, about life in the eastern part of Port of Spain Trinidad, invited as artist in residence at A View with a Room, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands from October till December. The cultural project A View with a Room, is a cooperation between International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) and Theater Zuidplein, in which international artists contribute in making a chronicle a...

MAMI's Mumbai Film Festival: ***+ 5/16 is not a bad score, at any festival

Of the 16 full films that I saw at MAMI's MFF, 5 ranked ***1/2 or more, which is my criterion for finding a film really above the cut. Five more scored ***, which is not bad at all. They are not above the cut, but at the cut. Six were let downs, and I walked out of seven others, at various stages into the screen journey. To be fair, those seven have not been ranked at all, nor have I written their brief reviews. Adding them all, a tally of 16 complete viewings, and seven partial is a ...

Cellar Door Film Festival Announces Line-up for CDFF'14!

Ottawa’s Cellar Door Film Festival is excited to announce the line-up for its inaugural festival, which screens in Ottawa November 7-9, 2014. All screenings take place at Club SAW and are generously supported by CDFF’s presenting sponsor, The School for Studies in Art and Culture at Carleton University, as well as supporting sponsors the Alumni Association of Carleton University, GNA Heating and Cooling, The Haunted Walk of Ottawa, and Used Ottawa. CDFF presents Ottawans with their...

Ricky Rijneke’s feature debut SILENT ONES in the International Screenings section of the Holland Film Meeting.

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Ricky Rijneke’s feature debut SILENT ONES in the International Screenings section of the Holland Film Meeting. The film tells the story of a young Hungarian woman (Orsi Tóth) whose little brother Isti has disappeared without a trace. She leaves aboard a cargo ship heading to Western Europe to keep her promise to him. The journey turns into a surreal trip along the fragile edge of life and death.  SILENT ONES premiered Competition at the International Film Festival Ro...

Festival do Rio 2014: Première Brasil Says Hi Hi Brazil

  Each September, as spring rains wash over Rio de Janeiro, the town bursts abloom with the Festival do Rio and its cinematic flourishings. South America's biggest international film festival, now in its 16th year, is poised to display nearly 350 works during its 15-day run beginning September 24. Of these, 69 works will screen in the Festival's homegrown section, Première Brasil. This centerpiece banner spans such categories as Competitive Fiction, Competitive Documentar...

Jagran Film Festival: Last stop Mumbai

                                          5th Jagran Film Festival to be held in Mumbai, from 22nd to 28th September, 2014 After touring movie buffs in 15 cities, the 5th Jagran Film Festival will conclude ​in Mumbai, from Monday,22nd September,2014 to Sunday, 28th September, 2014 at PVR Cinemas, Andheri and Cinemax, Versova. ...

Shriekfest 2014 Lineup Announced -- Tickets on Sale Now!

2014 Schedule: 42 FILMS * 4 DAYS/NIGHTS OCTOBER 2-5TH, 2014 SHRIEKFEST INTERNATIONAL HORROR/SCI FI FILM FESTIVAL is thrilled to announce the full, expanded schedule for the FOURTEENTH annual horror film festival, returning to Raleigh Studios Chaplin theatres, October 2-5th, 2014.  Festival Director Denise Gossett says  "We are so honored to once again be at the same location we've been at for all 14 years!  That says a lot about a location's qua...

Presentation of the 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Festival

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Other names to have confirmed their attendance alongside Denzel Washington and Benicio del Toro, are: Antonio Banderas, John Malkovich, Pedro Almodóvar, Viggo Mortensen, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jessica Chastain, Josh Hutcherson, Omar Sy, Ricardo Darín, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Leonardo Sbaraglia, and many more The latest edition of the San Sebastian Festival was presented at the María Cristina Hotel in San Sebastian. Jose Luis Rebordinos, the Festival Director and Management Co...

Dublin - DISFMF Official Selection 2014

KIKO’S PARADISE , directed by Paco Gisbert, 9min, Spain 2014(Animation) RECOIL , directed by Richard Keaney, 20min, Ireland 2014(Drama) NAIVE , directed by Marie Enthoven , 11min, Belgium 2013 ,(Drama) EVERY DAY IS A SMALL LIFE , directed by Albane Fioretti &Lou-Brice Léonard , 27min, France 2014(Drama) LIFE IN THE TIME OF ADVERTISING , directed by David Bokser&Matt Berenty, 8min, USA 2013,(Animation) TORN , directed by Karen McGrath , 6min, Ireland 2014,(Comedy)...

Silent Ones by Ricky Rijneke selected for Toronto Indie Film Festival 2014

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Silent Ones by Ricky Rijneke selected for Toronto Independent Film Festival 2014 The Dutch feature film Silent Ones has been selected for the Toronto Independent Film Festival. The festival held from 3 to 16 September has selected 20 feature films. The Toronto Independent Film Festival, aka the Toronto Indie, is a separate festival from the Toronto International Film Festival, which runs at the same time. The Toronto Indie is Toronto's film festival for truly independent films. Silent One...

Seconds Out for the British Urban Film Festival Premiere of 'The Trials of Muhammad Ali'

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The British Urban Film Festival has scored a major coup in its coverage of the event after securing the UK festival rights to screen the premiere of critically-acclaimed documentary 'The Trials of Muhammad Ali' in the opening weekend of September. Outspoken and passionate in his beliefs, #TrialsOfAli examines how one of the most celebrated sports champions of the 20th century risked his fame and fortune to follow his faith and conscience as he found himself at the centre of America'...

Setting Up a Human Rights Film Festival: A Handbook for Festival Organizers

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One World is very active in assisting emerging human rights festivals and initiavites all over the world. In 2009 a handbook for festival organizers was published called Setting Up a Human Rights Film Festival: A Handbook for Festival Organizers. It sumarrizes experience of One World and other film festival from Human Rights Film Network (HRFN) and other film festivals. Handook is available for free download. At the moment, a second edition of the handbook is being prepared. The handbook wil...

First Time Fest 2014: Opening Panel Women in Entertainment Photos

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By Maria Esteves – June 22, 2014 First Time Fest 2014: The Second Time Around (FTF 2014) Opening Panel Women in Entertainment with celebrity panelists Brooke Shields, Carol Alt, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Rosie Perez moderated by Village Voice Anna Merilyn commenced Thursday, April 3, 5:00 PM at NeueHouse, New York. Presented by Royal Bank of Canada and hosted by NeueHouse, these amazing women discussed progress in recent years for women in the entertainment industry from working conditions a...
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