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By Maria Esteves – May 18, 2014
The Eighth Annual 2014 New York Dance Parade and Festival with Grand Marshals Tony Award winning tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover, artistic director Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Urban Bush Women, Queen of House Music Barbara Tucker and DJ Hex Hector commenced Saturday, May 17, 1:00pm - 7:00pm down on Broadway and Tompkins Square Park. Presented by executive director Greg Miller, Dance Parade, Inc,, this year’s theme Be The Momentum, a ...
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Queer Night Sponsored by Queerty, will be held at The American Pavilion in Cannes on Sunday, May 18th at 10:00pm-2:00am. Event entry is gratis and open to all festival badge holders.
Leading entertainment and culture website Queerty.com reaches an engaged audience of over three million LGBT readers and is proud to sponsor film festivals and events around the world. The site has a specific targeted entertainment focus, marketing films from studios like The Weinstein Company, Sony Picture...
Best-Seller to Box-Office held a cocktail at the Literary Adaption Pavilion yesterday, welcoming producers and screenwriters to hear about the initiative. Founded by Nathalie and Laure Kniazeff five years ago, the company's new online database has been helping connect producers with viable books for film or television adaptation for two years.
The inspiration for Best-Seller to Box-Office, according to co-founder Laure Kniazeff, came from her own experience as a producer having diff...
The first edition of Rated SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York was a huge success with the screening of 55 films from 18 countries and exciting opening and closing celebrations.
Festival Founding Artistic Director Nora Armani will present the winning documentary films at the Cannes Film Festival Doc Corner, May 14–23rd:
Small Small Thing, directed by Jessica Vale;
Not Who We Are, directed by Carol Mansour;
“Lovers (1)” oil painting by Jarek Puczel.
Graphic design: studio a&a, Montreal
“This image can be seen as the embodiment of the idea of yin-yang in love.” – Jarek Puczel
“Lovers (1) leaves open the imagination. Its simple but unique texture intrigues, seduces and invites to dream, to explore ” – studio a&a, Montréal.
Born in Ketrzyn, Poland in 1965, Jarek Puczel received his MA from the University of Warsaw (Faculty...
[Katya Mtsitouridze, Director General of ROSKINO, third from right]
The Russian Pavilion was packed with press Thursday, May 15 for the Gala Opening of the Russian Pavilion at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. Katya Mtsitouridze, Director General of ROSKINO, Russia's establishment for the promotion of Russian film and filmmakers in the international community, was there to introduce the program.
There as well was Ukrainian producer Natalya Mokritskaya [below] with her co-producer Mila...
The San Francisco Film Society wrapped its 57th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 24-May 8) with 263 screenings of 168 films from 56 countries, which were attended by over 300 filmmakers and industry guests from over 20 countries. Over 15 days, SFIFF57 showed 74 narrative features, 29 documentary features and a total of 65 short films.
SFFS Executive Director Noah Cowan onstage on Closing Night. Photo by Pamela Gentile.
This year SFIFF awarded ne...
18 May 2014 : 4.00-5.00 p.m at The India Pavilion (112 Village International Riviera)
Do not miss this central Panel Discussion with organizers of top international film festivals and film markets
Shankar Mohan, Director, International Film Festival of India
Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director, Toronto Film Festival
Marit van den Elshout, Manager, Cinemart, Rotterdam International Film Festival
The South African delegation lead by the National Film and Video Foundation of South Africa in partnership with KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission, Durban Film Office and WESGRO will this year celebrate 20 Years of Freedom at the 67th Cannes International Film Festival. The festival has been scheduled to run from the 14th until the 25th of May in Cannes, France.
"As we celebrate the 20 years of Freedom we reflect on the strides that we have made both as a nation and the local film ind...
THAILAND INTERNATIONAL FILM DESTINATION FESTIVAL
A Festival that celebrates a Destination
“Films made in Thailand look like high-budget productions, although they are low-budget ,because of the superior facilities ."
Inspite of political strife in the country, there has been a range of film festivals in the country.
The biggest was the ‘Thailand International Destination Film Festival’ ,organized by the Department o...
Acquisition of half of Tribeca Enterprises for $22 million by the Madison Square Company, MSG, will permit Tribeca to expand. The festival and some related ventures have grown so much since the festival was founded in 2002 that funds for the expansion seem necessary. Apart from the festival, its principal venture, Tribeca enterprises is involved in a digital studio, theatrical and non-theatrical distribution using traditional and digital p...
The International Festival of Digital Arts and New Media, Athens Video Art Festival, celebrates its ten-year long faithful presence in free expression of the arts and new technologies returning to the familiar paths of “Technopolis” of City of Athens from 2 to 5 October.
Through a series of screenings, exhibitions, performing actions, workshops, lectures and academic presentations the festival combines the industrial heritage of the old gas factory with digital arts and technology, ...
A Program of Independent Filmmaker Project Minnesota
On May 16th, the 7th annual EDU Film Festival will feature over 50 of the best youth-made short films from 30 different schools and youth media organizations from across the state. The full day of programming, held this year at the Kerasotes Showplace ICON Theatre at The West End in St Louis Park, includes four short film programs screening in two theaters, as well as filmmaking panels with industry professionals. The...
Final Week For Mirage International Film Festival's 2014 Regular Deadline
The Mirage International Film Festival is currently accepting submissions for all competition categories. Submit Now before the 2014 Festival's May 16 Regular Submission Deadline!
Festival Dates: August 13-17, 2014
Location: on the famed Las Veags Strip in Las Veags, Nevada USA
FINAL WEEK LEFT to submit your Short Film, Feature Film, Original Screenplay or New Media Film before the 2014 Re...
FLA Djinn Carrénard (France)
Hippocrate Thomas Lilti (France)
Più buio di mezzanotte (Darker Than Midnight) Sebastiano Riso (Italie)
Gente de bien Franco Lolli (Colombie / France)
Hope Boris Lojkine (France)
It Follows David Robert Mitchell (États-Unis)
Self Made (Boreg) Shira Geffen (Israël)
The Tribe (Plemya) Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy (...
Feature films (17)
Fabrice Du Welz
At li layla
Next to Her
Bande de filles
Catch Me Daddy
Cold in July
Juillet de sang
Gett, The Trial of Viviane Amsalem
Kaguya-hime no monogatari
Le Conte de la Princesse Kaguya
New Name, Same Great Festival:
27th Connecticut LGBT Film Festival, May 30 – June 7
HARTFORD, Conn. – May 5, 2014 – Out Film CT celebrates the 27th season of its flagship film festival by changing the name from the Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival to the more inclusive Connecticut LGBT Film Festival.
“We have always aimed to have programming that’s fully inclusive of the entire LGBT community but our name hasn’t communicated that,&r...
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL 4-15 JUNE
The 61st Sydney Film Festival program was officially launched today by the NSW Minister for the Arts, Troy Grant.
“The New South Wales Government, through Screen NSW and Destination NSW, is very pleased to be again supporting Sydney Film Festival which is also part of Vivid Ideas 2014. Sydney Film Festival is a highlight of the city’s rich arts calendar and an important part of our cultural fabric. The Festiv...
The opening of DOK.fest 2014!
The prelude to a week of exciting films, discussions and events will take place for the second time at the Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München.
After a welcome from our Festival Director, Daniel Sponsel, City Councillor, Klaus-Peter Rupp and the State Secretary for Economic Affairs, Media, Energy and Technology, Franz-Josef Pschierer, there w...
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Film Fest Gent focuses for its 41st edition (14 until 25 October 2014) on France, organizes a major exhibition of the Italian maestro Federico Fellini in Caermersklooster and a concert of Fellini’s composer Nino Rota in The Bijloke. The American film composer Cliff Martinez is the main guest on the annual WSA concert at t’Kuipke. French film icon Catherine Deneuve shines on the official festival poster with an intriguing image from Belle de jour.
Sponsored by the Sikh Art & Film Foundation, the Sikh International Film Festival was held in New York City for the tenth time on May 2 – 3. As reflected in the selection, the foundation’s mission is to use films to make Sikh culture and values accessible to a larger public; with the goal of overcoming preconceptions and prejudice which the Sikh community has been experiencing. The festival also serves to raise awareness about the issues and problems the Sikhs face h...
New York City Independent Film Festival urges filmmakers not to wait until the last minute as the 2014 deadline is on May 31st.
New York, NY – The 5th NYC Indie Film Fest just confirmed that the regular deadline for submissions is on May 31st. “With the deadline approaching, we are receiving more submissions than we expected. That’s why we recommend that filmmakers not to wait until the last minute”, said Dennis Cieri, Executive Director of the festival.