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Bence Fliegauf to head the International Jury of the 11th CinEast festival Luxembourg

By Bruno Chatelin The complete programme as well as the films in competition, jury members and events highlights of the 11th edition of CinEast (Central and Eastern European Film Festival in Luxembourg), held from 4 to 21 October 2018, can now be found on the festival’s website and can be downloaded here. The festival opens with the film Ruben Brandt, Collector by Milorad Krstić.    The 7 films in competition are: Ága by Milko Lazarov, Alice T. by...

Filmekimi will be held in Istanbul between 5 and 14 October

  Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), this year’s Filmekimi will be held in collaboration with Birlikte Güzel. Filmekimi will take place between 5 and 14 October. The festival will travel through to Ankara and İzmir during October.   Filmekimi will be the leading cinema event of October, as it is each year, with a programme consisting of films that were shown and awarded in leading world festivals as well as highly anticipated new pr...

Poster revealed for the 41st Festival International du Court Métrage de Clermont-Ferrand

41st edition from February 1st to 9th, 2019 The 2019 Festival visuals were created by Rémi Chayé, animation film-maker and director of the beautiful 2016 feature-length film Tout en haut du monde (Long Way North). All at once he pays tribute through this multilevel projection to the great classics of cinema, to the Festival as an open window to the world, and most importantly to the viewers who have been the Festival’s heartbeat for over 40 years....

New Trailer: "TRANSFORMER"

The film will be released in theatres and on VOD on October 19, 2018     ...

LAZZARO FELICE will open the Viennale 2018 (Oct 25 – Nov 8)

We are happy to announce that LAZZARO FELICE (“Happy as Lazzaro”) by Italian director and screenwriter Alice Rohrwacher will be the opening film of this year’s Viennale. A fairytale reminiscent of great authors of literature and cinema and travelling through various eras and time, LAZZARO FELICE tells us about the reality of human feelings and our time. Alice Rohrwacher is an original and refreshing author on the international film scene, with a deep sensitivity to the me...

"Slip into European cinema”...posters announcing the 15th Edition of the Seville Festival

"Slip into European cinema”, say the various posters announcing the 15th Edition of the Seville Festival, striking close-ups of various characters from films that have marked its history. Like every inquisitive, rebellious adolescent, eager for discovery, the festival has reached the age of 15 multiplying its curiosity and its capacity to surprise and to surprise itself: this has been, and is, a space for discovery and learning, for curiosity and reflection, alive and open to change...

The complete programme of the 45th edition of Film Fest Gent is now up

The official programme of the 45th edition of Film Fest Gent presents us with a rich and well-rounded international program threaded by the finest Belgian films. For this years focus, Hungarian cinema is put in the limelight. Lovers of film and music fanatics will rejoice because Ghent will turn into an audio-visual Walhalla filled with feature films, documentaries, series and shorts, concerts, discussion panels, talks and thematic trails. “A mixture of powerful films by well-known auth...

BRIDGE of ARTS 2018 announced the main competition program

  IV International Motivational Film and Sport Festival BRIDGE of ARTS announced feature film competition program which comprises only works directed in 2018. Filmmakers from 13 countries will compete for the main prize.   One of the major film events in Russia International Motivational Film and Sport Festival BRIDGE of ARTS will take place in Rostov-on-Don in October, 10-14. The main competition program includes 10 new films from Russia and abroad most of which will be premiere...

Edmonton’s Gotta Minute Film Festival Celebrates Five Years and Expands into Calgary’s CTrain transit system

Film selections include 28 Alberta projects    Wait for it! Watch for it! The Gotta Minute Film Festival is coming soon! But don’t look for us in a theatre! This September 24th- 30th, watch for our program in Edmonton’s LRT system and Calgary’s CTrain system where digital screens will light up with a program of One-Minute Silent Short Films for One and All - Every 5 minutes! Gotta Minute is Western Canada’s first Film Festival for Commuters, proudl...

Byron Bay Film Festival Program Online

  The full program for the Byron Bay Film Festival is now available online, introducing a stellar showcase of over 155 films, including 21 documentaries, 15 dramatic features, 20 music videos and 68 shorts as well as an extensive selection of Virtual Reality experiences. ...

World premiere of Anna Odell's X&Y to open Stockholm International Film Festival

Mikael Persbrandt and Anna Odell. Photo: Nadja Hällström   Stockholm International Film Festival proudly announces this year’s opening film, Anna Odell’s highly anticipated X&Y, starring herself as the crazy artist and Mikael Persbrandt as the unrestrained alpha male in the leading roles. The film also stars Vera Vitali, Shanti Roney, Sofie Gråbøl, Trine Dyrholm, Jens Albinus and Thure Lindhardt. Anna Odell’s critically acclaimed feature...

The 9th Bridges International Film Festival will be held in three cities in Greece, in October

The 9th Bridges International Film Festival will be held in three cities in Greece, in October as follows: from 4 to 10 October at Cineplex Flisvos Cinema in Corinth in collaboration with the Center for Culture, Sport and the Environment and the Municipality of Corinth, 8-10 October at the Greek Film Archives Cinema in Athens and 11-13 October at Trianon Theater in Nafplion in collaboration with the Municipality of Nafplio . The program includes film screenings, workshops and parallel events. ...

To be streamed, or not to be streamed? That is the question

    It’s not just about getting your film on a screen, it’s about projecting messages that matter.     At the Zurich Summit, hear from leading visionaries including Jonathan King and Jennifer Fox, who have mastered the art of impactful storytelling. As the President of Narrative Film and Television at Participant Media, Jonathan King is driven by the company’s mission to prov...

The 11th Annual Bushwick Film Festival Announces Full Program Set To Take Place October 10-14

Jury to include: Catherine Curtin (Insecure, Orange is the New Black, Stranger Things) Dana Gills (Lionsgate) Bilge Ebiri (Film Critic) + more    "The Bushwick Film Festival shines a light on indie filmmakers and diversity in the film industry." - NBC   "What started out as a small community event in Brooklyn, is now an established film festival." - Huffington Post   ...

There is a new Festival in Paris, launched by our friends from NYC Independent Film Festival

  Support Indie Films this September!     To all the filmmakers, fans, and volunteers who have supported the NYC Independent Film Festival throughout the years - we are excited to bring you the first annual NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival!   ...

Cinéma Moderne, a new independent movie theatre opening in Montreal

Photo Cinéma Moderne Alexandre Domingue Roxanne Sayegh Photo credit Danny Taillon Cinéma Moderne, a new independent movie theatre in Montreal, is proud to announce its official opening today, Monday, September 17, 2018. 365 days a year, Cinéma Moderne will offer the public an excellent movie-going experience, with films carefully selected by the team to be shown in a living, intimate, warm space located at 5150 St. Laurent Blvd., in the heart of Mile End.   O...

Isabelle Huppert to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Rome Film Fest

ROME FILM FEST | FESTA DEL CINEMA DI ROMA 18 – 28 October 2018         Cate Blanchett. Jonathan Safran Foer, Thierry Frémaux and Shirin Neshat to attend onstage conversations   Il vizio della speranza by Edoardo De Angelis and the Watergate series by Charles Ferguson to screen in Rome   As previously announced, the Rome Film Fest, directed by Antonio Monda, will bestow its Lifetime Achievement Award to Martin Scorsese. Furthermore, this year...

The Accolade Global Film Competition Announces Latest Winners

 Go to for details   The awards go to those filmmakers, television producers and videographers who produce fresh, standout entertainment and compelling documentaries. The Accolade is an international awards competition that honors those who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity. ~ Best of Show ~ Jennifer Pepperman – After Forever Jennifer Pepperman, (USA), After Forever, Web Series – After Forever ...

Le Crxssing, the unique Franco-British festival of creativity returns in 2018,

  BRITAIN’S THE KILLS AND FRANCE’S LA FEMME HEADLINE THE FESTIVAL WHERE PARIS & LONDON MEET/ LE FESTIVAL OU PARIS ET LONDRES SE RENCONTRENT   4PM - MIDNIGHT ON SATURDAY 22 SEPTEMBER CENTRAL ST MARTINS COLLEGE, KINGS CROSS PUBLIC TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE VIA BALLOT AT   Le Crxssing, the unique Franco-British festival of creativity returns in 2018, with a vibrant new location in the heart of London’s favourite destination, King’...

First Original Thinkers Festival announcing: Joe Tanner, Keris Salmon, Leslie Chang, Yael Lavie, Dr. Zach Bush

  We’re a month away from our first Original Thinkers festival and it feels like fall all of a sudden here in Telluride. We’re adding new speakers, films and artists to our burgeoning program all the time. We're also excited to welcome you to our broader community of original thinkers. Join us October 4-7 to learn, grow, ignite and inspire. If you haven’t gotten your pass yet, gra...

Iranian Film Festival returns to San Francisco for the 11th edition

The 11th Annual Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco September 22-23, 2018 Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco, the first independent Iranian film festival outside of Iran, which showcases independent feature and short films made by or about Iranians from around the world, will present 48 films at its 11th annual event.  The films range from fiction, documentary, animation, music video.     For the tickets and passes, please click here. ____________________...

French Cinema Now Festival Returns for the Seventh Year a celebration spotlighting the state of contemporary Francophone cinema

  SIFF and TV5MONDE present French Cinema Now, a celebration spotlighting the state of contemporary Francophone cinema. The week-long event runs September 27 through October 4 at SIFF Cinema Uptown, and features 17 extraordinary French language features from five countries and four continents. The festival kicks off with a playful period comedy starring Jean Dujardin (The Artist) and Mélanie Laurent (Inglorious Basterds). The year is 180...

Warsaw Kids Film Forum 2018 Program Announced

          Following last year's success, we have made every effort to make Warsaw Kids Film Forum strengthen its position on the market, enriching both the list of invited guests and program proposals.  Warsaw Kids Film Forum is the first, and the only, international co-production pitching forum for films and TV series for a young spectator taking place ...

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