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Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival Line up

THE 12th ANNUAL SPOOKY MOVIE INTERNATIONAL HORROR FILM FESTIVALOctober 5-8, 2017   Since 2006, October has belonged to the Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival.   The festival that brought the DC area such films as THE BABADOOK, EXISTS, TUCKER AND DALE VS. EVIL, A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT, HE NEVER DIED, HOUSEBOUND, TRASH FIRE, and THE FINAL GIRLS–-holds its 12th annual event in Washington, D.C. from October 5-8 at the ...

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Discover Viennale Trailer 2017 by Abel Ferrara

VIENNALE TRAILER 2017 BY ABEL FERRARA In July of this year, Hans Hurch travelled to Rome to meet Abel Ferrara and discuss the terms and content for a potential Viennale trailer with him. Following Hurch’s unexpected death, Ferrara conceived the trailer as an obituary: We see a landscape at dusk and hear music and children crying in the distance. The face of the late Viennale director is superimposed, his first name pronounced by an electronically distorted voice that can hardly be under...

The Delphi Bank 24th Greek Film Festival (GFF) showcases the unique perspectives of modern Greek storytellers

    From Yorgos Lanthimos’ (The Lobster) new thriller The Killing of a Sacred Deer, to Australian doco Dogs of Democracy, to uplifting road film Djam, and forbidden love story Ouzeri Tsitsanis, The Delphi Bank 24th Greek Film Festival (GFF) showcases the unique perspectives of modern Greek storytellers from all over the world. 17 films and 15 shorts including a plethora of award-winning features and documentaries will screen 10 to 22 October 2017 at Leichhardt’s Palac...

Participants and partners of US in Progress Wroclaw 2017 announced

The seventh edition of the US in Progress will be held from the 25th till 28th of October 2017, as a part of the 8th American Film Festival in Wroclaw (October 24-29th).   Thanks to support of the Polish Film Institute we are happy to initiate the first edition of Polish-American Co-production Meetings, a networking opportunity for Polish producers seeking partners from the US. Panels will consist of producers and publicists working in the US or with collaboration with US and aim to f...

The Seville Festival recovers the work of the legendary Portuguese filmmakers Margarida Cordeiro and António Reis

In collaboration with the Portuguese Film Archive, after the screenings in Seville, the films by Cordeiro and Reis will be shown at the Centro Galego de Artes da Imaxe-Filmoteca de Galicia (CGAI), the Filmoteca de Valencia (IVAC), and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Seville 14th September 2017.- The work by the two Portuguese filmmakers Margarida Cordeiro (1939-) and António Reis (1927-1991), will be shown within the framework of the Seville Fest...

The 10th Annual Bushwick Film Festival Set To Take Place October 12-15

Oscar Winning and Nominated Jury Includes: Caroline Waterlow (O.J.: Made in America) Heidi Ewing (Jesus Camp) Sam Pollard (4 Little Girls) "The event brings together filmmakers, artists and creative thinkers." - Fox News   "Get to know NYC's next filmmaking generation at the Bushwick Film Festival." - Tribeca Film   "An opportunity to see amazing films that you won't find in regular U.S. cinemas. They are true gems!" - Indiewire &...

Kevin Spacey cast to play in the Titular Role of Gore Vidal

Two-Time Academy Award® winner Kevin Spacey in the Titular Role of Gore Vidal American Novelist, Controversialist and Political Pundit   Netflix confirmed the addition of Michael Stuhlbarg (A Serious Man, Boardwalk Empire), Douglas Booth (Living Vincent, Mary Shelley), Freya Mavor (The Sense of An Ending), Nikolai Kinski (Yves Saint Laurent), and Oscar® nominee Griffin Dunne (Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold, War Machine) to the cast of Gore.   Gore is directed by Mi...

New Film Project Announced at Revelation Perth Film Festival

    The Revelation Perth International Film Festival will partner with the City of Vincent for the 2017 City of Vincent Film Project. The City of Vincent Film Project is an opportunity for filmmakers to tell stories in and about the City of Vincent, and the City will provide a total of $15,000 to fund three short documentaries.   Revelation Film Festival Director Richard Sowada said the project wanted to hear ideas from filmmakers of any level.   ...

CinEast festival Luxembourg announces opening film Aurora Borealis,

    The 10th anniversary edition of CinEast (Central and Eastern European Film Festival in Luxembourg) will take place from 5 to 22  October 2017 at the Luxembourg’s Cinémathèque, Neimënster cultural centre, Ciné Utopia, Vianden’s Ancien Cinema and other venues and will feature around a hundred screenings as well as numerous accompanying events. We would like to invite you to come to discover the details of this year’s ...

First highlights on The Denver Film Festival November 1-12, 2017

The Denver Film Festival (DFF), produced by Denver Film Society (DFS), announced its dates for its 40th anniversary edition: November 1-12, 2017. Recognized as one of the nation’s premier film events, DFF is known for presenting Academy Award and Independent Spirit Award-winning films, along with hosting some of the world’s leading filmmakers, producers and actors. “Having one of the older and more established regional film festivals in the US is more a testame...

Netherlands Film Festival announces its selection of Holland Film Meeting 2017

      The Netherlands Film Festival (NFF) is proud to present this year’s HFM selection, which includes a total of 24 projects from 19 different countries. Fourteen projects were selected for the Co-Pro Platform, of which three are works-in-progress. They are prese...

The Kyoto International Film and Art Festival announced outline for its 2017 festival.

The Kyoto International Film and Art Festival held a gala press conference at the stately Yoshimoto Gion Kagetsu hall on Wednesday September 6th to announce outline for its 2017 festival.   Highlighting its inclusive nature, the theme of the 4th edition will be “Movies, Art, and Everything Else.” Yoshimoto Kogyo produces the festival, which will run from Thursday October 12th to Sunday October 15th. This year the tagline of the fest is: “Kyoto: 3 nights and 4 days&rdqu...

Ralph Fiennes in Paris and St Petersburg shooting THE WHITE CROW on ballet star Rudolf Nureyev

FIRST STILLS RELEASED FROM THE SET OF RALPH FIENNES’ THE WHITE CROW   Director Ralph Fiennes with lead actor Oleg Ivenko at the Russian State Hermitage Museum (credit: The White Crow)   Oleg Ivenko as Rudolf Nureyev (credit: Jessica Forde) The first images released from the transcontinental set of Ralph Fiennes’ THE WHITE CROW feature actor and dancer Oleg Ivenko in Paris and also alongside director Ralph Fiennes at the Russian State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg...

International KısaKes Short Film Festival 2017 launches 3rd edition

         The third edition of the festival showing 1415 films from 100 different countries. At this festival you have the chance to meet professional film makers at Eat & Greet. We will also ha...

Chelsea Fest 5th Year Anniversary Official Jury: Domenica Cameron-Scorsese, Adrienne Stern, Andrew Hauser

Chelsea Film Festival Jury President Domenica Cameron-Scorsese Copyright ©Naru Inui 5th Year Anniversary October 19-22, 2017 Chelsea Film Festival announces today the Official Jury of its Fifth Year Anniversary: Domenica Cameron-Scorsese will serve as Jury President, along with jury members Adrienne Stern (Veteran Casting Director) and Andrew Hauser (Producer). Biographies of each jury member are available on our website.   ...

“Insider The China Box Office” panel to go online September 14

China Film Insider is partnering with the China Hollywood Society to jointly present our first online event!   “Insider The China Box Office”, a web panel discussing the ins and outs of the China Box Office, will take place on Thursday, September 14 at 11 am PST/2 pm EST online.   Industry experts from both the United States and China will discuss the current state of China box office, how it's different from Hollywood, dollar splits, growth, and how to navigate the...

Films we curate for festivals

Dear Festival programmers take look at our 'Best for Fests' I am proud to share with the festival community and our network these amazing films which I have selected for festival consideration. They are part of our 'Ones To Watch' section.  And I believe each of them has a story that can change the way we see life and will resonate on the circuit. "Ones to Watch for fests' by"      ALDABRA 3D  by Petr K...

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