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A serbian review of The Whirlpool (Vir, Serbia, 2013)

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  Three years after its absence in the MMF's competition programs,  the Serbian cinema can be proud of its comeback with Bojan Vuk Kosovcevic’s movie The Whirlpool, competed in the first films selection. Made for modest, less than $300.000, Kosovcevic’s piece drew much attention with its maturity in expression and skillful directing in accordance with contemporary cinematic style mainly seen in big-budget productions. Blending some of the classical drama ...
 

 

Review of The Verdict (Het Vonnis, Belgium, 2013) which won best Directing at FFM 2013

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  The verdict of this year FFM’s jury led by legendary European filmmaker Jiri Menzel that best directing was demonstrated by Jan Verheyen in The Verdict, restores faith in justice, what is actually in the core of this extremely intelligent Belgian achievement. Furthermore, I would say that this piece is not just this year’s FFM highlight, but one of the peaks of recent European cinema. Starting as a profound psychological drama about a prominent engineer whose wife gets...
 

Iranian three grand peaces at Montreal FFM

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  by Dejan Nikolaj Kraljacic - Dex (Montreal )   Although one of the most successful cinemas in the festival circuit since the mid-1990s, it seems that this year’s MMF offer of Iranian films should undoubtably resonate for a long time. Obviously, each year we are witnessing more and more courageous Iranian films given the context of their country of origin (absolutely the most restrictive worldwide in terms of censorship, ever!), but, I would say that finally Abolfazl S...
 

About Landes with François-Xavier Vives, Marie Gillain, Meet Hans Fraikin, plus hommage to Kathleen Turner.

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François-Xavier Vives, Marie Gillain, le Bureau de Cinéma et Télévision du Québec et hommage à Kathleen Turner.   ...
 

Montreal World Film Festival 2013 closing grande finale with all the winners

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Montreal World Film Festival 2013 closing grande finale with all the winners. Kathleen Turner joins the grand finale winners for a well deserved festival. ...
 

A few questions to Short Film Winner Richard Stark for his comedy 30 Love

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30-Love, a short comedy by emerging Canadian filmmaker Richard E. Stark, will make its premiere during the opening weekend of the 2013 Montreal World Film Festival.  The festival, which runs from August 22 - September 2, is one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world and one of the biggest in Canada.  Stark's family immigrated to Montreal and lived there for 20 years before moving to Toronto.  Stark is the film’s writer and director and th...
 

Comedy '30 Love' wins best canadian short by Richard Stark

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    Richard received a great review in Inside Toronto. Richard E. Stark’s grandmother will finally have her wish of seeing her grandson’s name on the big screen come true when his movie, 30-Love, premiers Friday, Aug. 23 at the Montreal World Film Festival. After escaping Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe, his grandparents and father settled in Montreal, where his grandmother lived for 20 years before moving to North York. Stark’s family, including his 87-year-...
 

The minutes of the Observatory’s annual workshop : Film and Internet – Best Friends with Benefits?

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IndieFlix CEO, Scilla Andreen, "The future is now and It's time filmmakers start making real money!" Indieflix.com FilmFestivals.com and The Observatory bring you the video transcript of the panel and it's introduction     FILM AND INTERNET -  Best friends with benefits?  The panel was held Saturday 18th of May, 2013 11:00 – 13:00   Salon des Ambassadeurs, 4th floor, Palais des Festival...
 

 

Kathleen Turner 'When I walk in the room and feel really good about myself, any man who does not look at me is probably gay' ...

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Kathleen Turner responds to questions about sexuality and her role in the steamy classic Body Heat. Her daughter, Rachel Ann Weiss, opines on Miley Cyrus and cultural appropriation. The pair were at Montreal's Festival des films du monde Thursday August 29, 2013. (John Kenney / THE GAZETTE) She comments on her classic quote (sometimes mis interpreted... "When I walk in the room and feel really good about myself, any man who does not look at me is probably gay"   ...
 

 

 

Wrap of Montreal Interviews of winners and new filmmakers on the Circuit

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Enjoy reading our wrap piece with all interviews we did, with 120 articles and counting...

 

 

Montreal 2013 ambiance and award winners slide show

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Interview with François-Xavier Vives - Best Artistic Contribution for Landes Under the Pines - starring Marie Gillain

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Under the Pines / Landes; an interview with the director in Montreal 2013, Colour, France, Belgium, World Competition (full length movies)  Original language : french  Subtitles language : english Production Team Director : François-Xavier Vives Screenwriter : François Xavier Vives, Emmanuel Roy, Camille Fontaine Cinematographer : Emmanuel Soyer Editor : Isabelle Poudevigne Cast : Marie Gillain, Jalil Lespert, Miou ...
 

Pamarès détaillé des films du Monde

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PALMARÈS 2013 - FESTIVAL DES FILMS DU MONDE   PALMARÈS 2013 - FESTIVAL DES FILMS DU MONDE   Palmarès du Festival des films du monde – Montréal 2013   Jury Président : JIRI MENZEL, réalisateur (République tchèque) CAROLINE DHAVERNAS, actrice (Canada) MICHAEL KUTZA, directeur de festival (USA) PEDRO OLEA, réalisateur, scénariste et producteur (Espagne) DAI SIJIE, cinéaste et romanc...
 

Best Screenplay, to the Russian film Ivan Son of Amir

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The Montreal Film Festival 2013 Prize for the Best Screenplay, to the Russian film Ivan Son of Amir. In the muslim Russia, the story weaves through two different cultures and presents a human aspect of complex human situations and relationships. VAN SYN AMIRA / IVAN SON OF AMIR 2013, Colour, Russia, World Competition (full length movies)    Production Team Director : Maksim Panfilov Screenwriter : Maksim Panfilov, Andrei Osipov Cinematographer : Oleg Luk...
 

PUERTO PADRE directed by Gustavo Fallas won Silver Zenith for the First Fiction Feature Film in Montreal

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Photo and Interview by Leopoldo Soto PUERTO PADRE directed by Gustavo Fallas, Costa Rica- Mexico production was awarded with Silver ZENITH, as better first film. A story of a 16 years old boy, who searches for family roots.   ...
 

Blue and not so pink by Miguel Ferrari - Focus on World Cinema in Montreal competition

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AZUL Y NO TAN ROSA / BLUE AND NOT SO PINK   2012, Colour, Spain, Venezuela, Focus on World Cinema (full length movies)  Original language : spanish  Subtitles language : english   Production Team Director : Miguel Ferrari Screenwriter : Miguel Ferrari Cinematographer : Alexandra Henao Editor : Miguel Angel Garcia Cast : Guillermo García, Ignacio Montes, Hilda Abrahamz, Carolina López, Alexander Da Silva, ...
 

Interview with the Poker Face winners of Montreal Jury Grand Prix Prize, they knew but did not reveal...

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A Thousand Times Good Night (Tusen ganger god natt) won the Special Grand Prix of the Jury at the 37th Montreal World Film Festival, which endedSeptember 2. The Ecumenical Jury gave it a Special Mention. This interview was made by Bruno Chatelin at the reception on the Hyatt's Terrace before the Awards  Bruno Chatelin Interviewed the Norwegian director Erik Poppe and producer Finn Gjerdrum of a '1000 times good night' before the Awards ceremony in Montreal. ...
 

Interview with Iranian filmmaker Behrooz Karamizade director of 'Bahar in Wonderland'

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BAHAR IM WUNDERLAND / BAHAR IN WONDERLAND   2013, Colour, Germany, Focus on World Cinema (short movies)    Production Team Director : Behrooz Karamizade Screenwriter : Behrooz Karamizade Cinematographer : Michael Unger Editor : Behrooz Karamizade Cast : Kani Mohammadi, Korkmaz Arslan, Julia Kahl Film production and Sales : Behrooz Karamizade, Living Pictures Production, Rudolf-Schwanderstraße 11, 34117 Kassel (Allemagne), bka...
 

Interview with Alec Whaite actor from Award Winning Film 'The Longest Distance'

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LA DISTANCIA MAS LARGA / THE LONGEST DISTANCE 2013, Colour, Venezuela, Spain, First Films World Competition  Original language : Espagnol  Subtitles language : s.t.f. (CI.31.5 et L12.01.2) s.t.a. (L12.30.2)   Production Team Director : Claudia Pinto Emperador Screenwriter : Claudia Pinto Emperador Cinematographer : Gabriel Guerra Editor : Elena Ruíz Cast : Carme Elias, Omar Moya, Alec Whaite, Iván Tamayo, Isabe...
 

Interview with Croation director Robert Ohrel for One Shot

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HITAC / ONE SHOT 2013, Colour, Croatia (Hrvatska), World Competition (full length movies)    Production Team Director : Robert Orhel Screenwriter : Robert Orhel Cinematographer : Stanko Herceg Editor : Ivana Fumic Cast : Ecija Ojdanic, Iva Babic, Milan Strljic, Milan Plestina, Barbara Nola, Enes Vejzovic, Mia Biondic, Pjer Menicanin Music : Daniel Biffel Film production and Sales : Ankika Juric Tilic, Kinorama, Stoosova 25, 10000 Z...
 

Interview with Vivian Goffette director of Yam Dam first Films section in Montreal

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2013, Colour, Belgium, First Films World Competition  Original language : french  Subtitles language : english   Production Team Director : Vivian Goffette Screenwriter : Vivian Goffette Cinematographer : Olivier Servais Editor : Thierry Douley, Frédéric-Pierre Saget Cast : Fabio Zenoni, Clarisse Tabsoba, Valérie Lemaître, Christophe Sermet, Delphine Cheverry, Pierre Dherte, Vincent Grass Music :...
 

Interview with norwegian Gary Craner producer of It's only Make Believe focus on world film section in Montreal

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EVENTYRLAND / IT'S ONLY MAKE BELIEVE 2013, Colour, Norway, Focus on World Cinema (full length movies)  Original language : norvégien  Subtitles language : english   Production Team Director : Arild Østin Ommundsen Screenwriter : Arild Østin Ommundsen Cinematographer : Arild Østin Ommundsen Editor : Arild Østin Ommundsen Cast : Silje Salomonsen, Vegar Hoel, Fredrik Sundsteigen Hana Musi...
 

Interview with Short Filmmaker Yoav Parish for Color Separation

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2013, Colour, Switzerland, World Competition (short movies)        Production Team Director : Yoav Parish Screenwriter : Yoav Parish Cinematographer : Kim Howland Editor : Caroline Feder Cast : Anton Ponrajah, Jonas Gygas Film production and Sales : Yoav Parish, P.I.P., Gmeimeriweg 6, CH-8047 Zurich (Suisse), tél.: + 41 43 535 6272, info@parish.ch     Synopsis Recycling empty bottles seems like an easy ta...
 

Interview with Junna Chif in Montreal competition for shorts - PRIX DU JURY ŒCUMÉNIQUE

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  IL FAIT BEAU AUJOURD'HUI / IT'S BEAUTIFUL TODAY 2013, Colour, Canada, Focus on World Cinema (short movies)  Original language : french   Production Team Director : Junna Chif Screenwriter : Junna Chif Cinematographer : Laurent Pasquiet Editor : Junna Chif Cast : Clara Prévost, Marcel Sabourin, David Laurin, Gabriel lessard, Vincent Côté Music : Gordon Neil Allen Film production and Sales&nb...
 

Fipresci Awards in Montreal

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At the Montreal World Film Festival (Canada, August 22 – September 2, 2013) two films have been awarded the "Prize of the International Critics".   Best feature film in the main competition: "West" (Westen) by Christian Schwochow (Germany, 2013).   Best first feature film:  "The Long Way Home" (Eve Dönüs Sarikamis 1915)  by Alphan Eseli (Turkey, 2013).   Jury members were: Pierre-Simon Gutman, France, pre...
 

37th Montreal World Film Festival (22 August – 2 September, 2013)

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  WEST by Christian Schwochow (zero one film, TERZ Film, öFilm) won the FIPRESCI Prize in the World Competition at the 37th edition of the Montreal World Film Festival. The lead actress Jördis Triebel was named Best Actress. FINSTERWORLD (Walker + Worm Film) by Frauke Finsterwalder was awarded the Bronze Zenith in the Competition for First Fiction Films. THE WAGNER FILES by Ralf Pleger (gebrueder beetz filmproduktion) received the Audience Award for the Best Documentary. The aw...
 

Late for my mother's funeral, Interview with Penny Allen

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EN RETARD POUR L'ENTERREMENT DE MA MÈRE / LATE FOR MY MOTHER'S FUNERAL 2013, Colour, France, Algeria, Focus on World Cinema (full length movies)   Production Team Director : Penny Allen Screenwriter : Penny Allen, la famille Zouhri Cinematographer : Frederik Arens-Grandin Editor : Nicole D.V. Berckmans, Frederick Arens-Grandin Cast : Abdeljalil Zouhri, Souad Zouhri, Samira Zouhri, Zoulikka Zouhri Music : James Cuomo, Messaoud Bellemou, Bentata Saïd ...
 

Céline de France attaché de presse du festival de Montréal

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...sorry for the sound, thank you Céline for oragnising all these interviews...with the winners of the festival!   ...
 

Interview with Jean Marboeuf for HELP !

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Winner 1st prize short film at Montreal 2013 2013, Colour, France, World Competition (short movies) Original language : french Subtitles language : english   Production Team Director : Jean Marboeuf Screenwriter : Jean Marboeuf Cinematographer : Baptiste Magnien Editor : Clothilde Tonneau Cast : Eric Mariotto, Julie Marboeuf, Paul Borne, Pierre Cognon Music : Nathan Hanson Film production and Sales : Jean Marboeuf, Les Films du Chantier, 4 rue de l'Aunaie, 28500 M...
 

Interview with the three Thivierge brothers on The Martin Girl

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LA FILLE DU MARTIN / THE MARTIN GIRL 2013, Colour, Canada, First Films World Competition Original language : french Subtitles language : english   Production Team Director : Samuel Thivierge Screenwriter : Samuel Thivierge Cinematographer : Ronald Richard Editor : Steve Schmidt Cast : Catherine Michaud, Samuel Thivierge, Nathalie Cavezzalie, Symon Michaud, France Pilotte, Kristian Hodko, Christian Cardinal Music : Louis Côté Film production and Sales : R&e...
 

Special Grand Prix of the jury: interview with Erik Poppe for A Thousand Times Good Night with Juliette Binoche

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A Thousand Times Good Night (Tusen ganger god natt) won the Special Grand Prix of the Jury at the 37th Montreal World Film Festival, which ended yesterday (September 2). The Ecumenical Jury gave it a Special Mention. Bruno Chatelin Interviewed the Norwegian director Erik Poppe and producer Finn Gjerdrum of a '1000 times good night' before the Awards ceremony in Montreal.  The world premiere Saturday (August 31) was received by standing applause from the 1,500 audience, and th...
 

Late for my late mother's funeral

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EN RETARD POUR L'ENTERREMENT DE MA MÈRE / LATE FOR MY MOTHER'S FUNERAL 2013, Colour, France, Algeria, Focus on World Cinema (full length movies)   Production Team Director : Penny Allen Screenwriter : Penny Allen, la famille Zouhri Cinematographer : Frederik Arens-Grandin Editor : Nicole D.V. Berckmans, Frederick Arens-Grandin Cast : Abdeljalil Zouhri, Souad Zouhri, Samira Zouhri, Zoulikka Zouhri Music : James Cuomo, Messaoud Bellemou, Bentata Saïd Film...
 

Awards of The World Film Festival 2013

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  Jury President : JIRI MENZEL, director (Czech Republic) CAROLINE DHAVERNAS, actress (Canada) MICHAEL KUTZA, festival director (USA) PEDRO OLEA, director, scriptwriter, producer (Spain) DAI SIJIE, director and writer (China - France)     All winners are interviewed and will be posted on this site.   FEATURE FILMS   Grand prix des Americas: LIFE FEELS GOOD (CHCE SIEZ ZYC) by Maciej Pieprzyca (Poland)   Special Grand Prix of the jury: A THOUSA...
 

Interview with Yazhou Yang and Bo Yang co directors of Feed Me

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2013, Colour, China, World Competition (full length movies)  Original language : Chinois  Subtitles language : s.t.f. (TM29.2 et CI.30.3) et s.t.a (CI.29.2)   Production Team Director : Yazhou Yang, Bo Yang Screenwriter : Yanwu Liu. D'après le roman de/Based on the novel by: Bi Feiyu Cinematographer : Dong Wang, Xiaobo Ma Editor : Dong Wei, Qiheng Feng Cast : Yu Nan, Tao Zeru, Lin Hao, Vivian Wu Music : Zai...
 

02.09.2013 | The Montreal World Film Festival's blog

Interview with the producer of From 'Tehran to Heaven' in competition in Montreal

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  ALIReza Saadat - Producer of the film with Leopoldo Soto (on the right)   Production Team Director : Abolfazl Saffary Screenwriter : Hossein Abkenar, Abolfazl Saffary Cinematographer : Bayram Fazli Editor : Ebrahim Saeedi Cast : Mahnaz Afshar, Alireza Khamseh, Mehran Ahmadi, Jafar Wali Music : Behzad Abdi Film production and Sales : Alireza Saadat, Linkeeper Film Produktion, Kalulbachstrasse 55, 60594 Francfort-sur-le-Main (Allema...
 

Montreal fest 2013 in images

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Montreal Festival 2013 snapshots by Slidely - Slideshow maker Images by Leopoldo Soto...
 

Teaser of short film Shri Hanuman Chalisa / Forty Hymns of Faith

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    Shri Hanuman Chalisa / Forty Hymns of Faith 2013, Colour, India, Focus on World Cinema (short movies) Original language : awadi Subtitles language : english   Production Team Director : Charuvi Agrawal Screenwriter : Charuvi Agrawal Editor : Charuvi Agrawal Music : Aadesh Shrivastava Film production and Sales : Charuvi Agrawal, Charuvi Designs Labs Private Limited, S-35 A, second floor, Green Park Main Market, New Delhi 110016 (Inde), charuvi@gmail.co...
 

North American premiere of Trespassing Bergman

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Trespassing Bergman, a revealing new documentary on the great Swedish director, will have its North American premiere at the Montreal World Film Festival, it was announced. ”We are very proud to be able to show this film, a remarkable documentary that shows aspects of the great master in all his authenticity,” declared MWFF president Serge Losique.   In the mid 1960s Swedish director Ingmar Bergman built a house on the remote island of Fårö in the Baltic Sea...
 

9 Types of Ice interview with Producer Carl Bauer

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9 Types of Ice - Interview with producer Carl Bauer and actress Maria Dinn discuss the making of the short film... The foothills of the Rocky Mountains. A group returning from a ski trip. An icy road. As a community holds it's breath in the aftermath of terrible crash, two mothers wait for news ... Interview by Laurie Gordon   ...
 

MONTREAL FFM Interview with Levanta Muertos director Miguel Nuñez

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  Miguel Nuñez, presentó´en Montreal la pelicula "Levantamuertos" comedia negra, bien recibida por el publico.. by Leopoldo Soto ...
 

MONTREAL FFM Raffi 37 years in fest. Interview by Leopoldo Soto

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RAFFI, a great captain at Hyatt´s restaurant, remembers his 37 years of service, at FFM in Montreal..!   ...
 

Miguel Nuñez, mexican director presents "Levanta Muertos"

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Miguel Nuñez, mexican director presents "Levantamuertos" a dark comedy that happens in Mexicali, a town in Baja Californa.   ...
 

Interview with Maria Dinn actress from 9 Types of Ice

 
Directed by Michael Ripley, Simon Winterson. With Maria Dinn, Michael Eisner, Karen Ivany, Krista Morin. Winter. The foothills of the Rocky Mountains. A group returning from a ski trip. An icy road. As a community holds it's breath in the aftermath of terrible crash, two mothers wait for news about the fate of their daughters. One woman must decide whether or not to share what she knows. Something that is the stuff of a mother's worst nightmare. What do you say when there are no word...
 

Interview with Bart Van den Bempt 82 days in April

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We had the privilege to sit down talk with Bart Van den Bemptand for his film 82 days in April which premiereed in Montreal. Herman and Marie, a couple in their fifties, arrive in Istanbul to pick up the luggage of theirdeceased son. In his backpack, Herman discovers a logbook of their son's trip through Turkey.Herman decides to reconstruct his son's last journey, to see what he has seen. He drags along hiswife into a, what he believes to be, cathartic venture.   &n...
 

In the Shadow of the Water Tower at MWFF 2013

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      Screening at the Montreal World Film Festival 2013, on Sat. Aug. 31 at 9:40pm and Sun. Sept. 1 at 5pm, both screenings at the Cinema Quartier Latin 15.   “it is beautiful and demonstrates a very different way of...
 

World premiere in Montreal of the film Puerto Padre from Costa Rica

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  SCREENING: PUERTO PADRE (PRE)Gustavo Fallas.; Costa Rica; 84 min. 30 août 19h10 L10 31 août 14h50 L10. 1 sept. 17h10 L10. L10-Cinema Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin - (screening room 10) Cinema Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin : 350, rue Emery   Thanks    Best Regards   ...
 

LE WEEKEND - DIRTY WEEKEND showing in Montreal

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LE WEEKEND (2012 Royaume Uni, France - 86 min/ Regards sur les cinémas du monde) Réalisé par Christopher Granier-Deferre Synopsis Trish, 17 ans, se prépare à passer le week-end avec son amant et professeur d'histoire, Mike, 34 ans. Le couple arrive dans une petite maison idyllique à la campagne. Mais...  Le casting Jamie Parker: Il a joue dans Valkyrie avec Tom Cruise, il a interprète Scripps dans la pièce de théâ...
 

44 Canadian Student Film Festival Awards

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NORMAN MCLAREN AWARD FOR THE OVERALL WINNER OFFERED BY CANON CANADA. The winner receives 5000$ in cash from Canon Canada plus technical and service support, the use of any Canon Cinema EOS camera, including the flagship C500 4K Cinema camera, and a wide variety of Canon Cinema lenses. DER KANDIDAT by Yosef Baraki (Humber College, Toronto)   AMAZON MOST PROMISING DIRECTOR PRIZE Amazon.ca encourages the discovery of new cinema talents and started supporting the Canadian St...
 

Ask this of Rikyu, Best Artistic Contribution in the World Competition”

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Montreal World Film Festival” Official Selection for World Competition Japanese Academy Award Winner, Miki Nakatani will re-present a cup of tea shown in the film.     Tea Ceremony Showcasing the beauty of tea ceremony and 400 years of Japanese tradition in Montreal’s most classic church Date: 1st September, 2013 (Sun) From 5 p.m. to 6p.m.              Venue: NotreDame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel  The Church was initially built by a very first p...
 

Interview with Roger Larry and Sandra Tomc for Citizen Marc (pot activist)

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Written and Directed by Directed by Roger Larry CITIZEN MARC is a witty, irreverent biopic about famed Canadian pot activist Marc Emery, who is currently serving 5 years in a US penitentiary for selling marijuana seeds to Americans over the Internet. Unlike virtually all materials on Emery, which see him as a martyr and champion of Canadian sovereignty, CITIZEN MARC looks at Emery as a deluded narcissist who has engaged in 'Tea Party' style pro-capitalist, anti-government fights of of...
 

The young scenarist Rodrigo Sorogoyen will present in word premiere his movie STOCKHOLM.

 
  Synopsis Boy meets girl. He insists that he fell in love with her at first sight, but she does not believe him. Slowly, as they walk through the night in Madrid, they share their desires, secrets, and maybe a few little lies. A romantic comedy? Not quite. There is a twist in their tale. Reality intrudes. This is no longer the romantic world of movies but the harsh one of psychological games and power struggles -- the battlefield of the sexes. In short, the real world of relations betw...
 

MONTREAL FFM video Interview with Ariane Li Simard- Cote "La Maison du Pecheur"

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  Ariane Li Simard- Cote, talks about her work in Alain Chartrand´s film "La maison du pêcheur", welll received film in Montreal  World Competition.   Camera : Leopoldo Soto ...
 

Anne Kmetyko, Montreal filmmaker with two shorts in Montreal

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Anne Kmetyko, Montreal filmmaker; presented at 37ord FFM, 2 shortfilms, "Etched in skying" about Tatoos, with cinematography by Buno Phillip; and "Thruths and liars" Video interview by Leopoldo Soto     ...
 

Miss Monday, Canadian filmmaker presented in Official Competition short "Panic".

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Miss Monday, Canadian filmmaker presented in Official Competition short "Panic".   ...
 

28.08.2013 | The Montreal World Film Festival's blog |

Interview with Christian Schwochow on Lagerfeur in Montreal

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Christian Schwochow, Director of West German film in Oficial Competiton, 37rd FFM, about the dark Stasi repression when the wall divided Berlin.   ...
 

REVOLUTION the Award Winning Documentary is available at the Video Library for consideration

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Award Winning new Documentary by (Shark Water) Rob Stewart is available in the VIDEO LIBRARY  The Video Library is open  August 23 - September 1 from 9:00am to 8:00pm, and September 2nd from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Contact in Montreal for the festival consideration Bruno Chatelin World Sales CINEMA MANAGEMENT GROUP LLC Edward NOELTNER  You can find the promo material online at http://www.therevolutionmovie.com/epk/     http://www.therevolutionmovie.com ...
 

ALASKA IS A DRAG screens tonight at the Montreal World Film Festival.

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After being selected to screen in more than 50 Film Festivals around the world, from Los Angeles, Torino, Melbourne, Guanjuato, San Francisco and more -- the award winning film ALASKA IS A DRAG screens tonight at the Montreal World Film Festival.  ALASKA IS  A DRAG is the story of Leo who stands out in a crowd. That’s not always a good thing working in a fish cannery in Alaska. His dreams of leaving this small town are hard fought, until a new boy moves to town and sees...
 

26.08.2013 | The Montreal World Film Festival's blog | 209 reads

"PAGPAG" (THE REFUSE) is part of Montreal World Film Festival's Focus

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"PAGPAG" (THE REFUSE)  as part of Montreal World Film Festival's Focus on World Cinema Section (Childhood and Adolescence Program).     Pagpag (The Refuse) is about a seventy year-old 'pagpag' (garbage food) vendor Perla seeks a better life for her orphaned granddaughter (and financial relief for herself) by putting the latter up for adoption. After a number of failed attempts, she decides to prepare Rose with a new “audition number” t...
 

Cello Tales now in Montreal

 
Cello Tales is being screened at MWFF: Sunday, 25 August – 7:40 PM (s.t.f.) Monday, 26 August – 5:00 PM (s.t.a.) Tuesday, 27 August – 4:20 PM (s.t.f.) at Cinema Quartier Latin 11   Trailer
Synopsis Four strings, a wooden box that has lived for 300 years. The cello is the most human-like of all musical instruments in shape, size and sound. A daughter searches for her father's stolen instrument for a decade. An...
 

AZUL Y NO TAN ROSA (BLUE AND NOT SO PING) premieres in Monteral

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 AZUL Y NO TAN ROSA (BLUE AND NOT SO PINK) (Venezuela-Espagne) De Miguel Ferrari   en Première internationale au FFM   Miguel Ferrari présentera en première Internationale son premier long métrage AZUL Y NO TAN ROSA (BLUE AND NOT SO PINK), qui a attiré plus de 600 000 spectateurs dans les cinémas vénézuéliens. Miguel Ferrari est disponible pour des entrevues. Synopsis Diego décide de cohabiter avec Fabri...
 

World Premiere of the film LOVE ME by Maryna Er Gorbach & Mehmet Bahadir Er

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World Premiere of the film LOVE ME by Maryna Er Gorbach & Mehmet Bahadir Er (Ukraine/Turkey, 90min) in Montreal World FF (Focus on World Cinema) on Monday August 26, 2013 - 12:00 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 12.   The second feature of talented young director duo Maryna Er Gorbach and Mehmet Bahadir Er LOVE ME is an unusual romance combining comedy and drama in an intricate and touching style.   Cemal is indifferently willing in an arranged marriage, when his uncle an...
 

FINSTERWORLD - World Film Festival Montreal 2013 international premiere

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  Friday, August 30   9:30pm at CINÈMA QUARTIER LATIN 16                         On Finsterworld:FINSTERWORLD", says director Frauke Finsterwalder, "kind of began when we looked at the German Autobahn; millions of people in perfect, sleek German silver or black cars, legally driving at 280 km and hour, and we felt that the Autobahn was a gigant...
 

THE K EFFECT. STALIN’S EDITOR by Spanish director Valentí Figueres

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After being selected in more than 50 Film Festivals around the world, from China to Argentina, from Italy to Mexico, and after winning 20 prizes, including Best Script in Guadalajara and Festival Grand Prize in Arizona. We are proud to announce that THE K EFFECT. STALIN’S EDITOR by Spanish director Valentí Figueres will screen for its Canadian Première at Montreal World Film Festival in the section “Focus on World Cinema” THE K EFFECT tells the story of a man...
 

PAPILIO BUDDHA at MFF Film Banned in India

 
Trailer   SYNOPSIS Papilio Buddha is the story of a group of displaced dalits in the Western Ghats of India. Their struggle against the local powers and government is told through the eyes of Shankaran, an educated youth, who is indifferent to the resistance movement runs by his father Karian, a one time communist now feels betrayed by the movement. The film brings into focus, an example of the epic land struggles, which are fought in various regions of the state and all o...
 

Montreal World Film Festival 2013 5 a 7 video ambiance August 23

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5 a 7 August 23...new friends become old friends combined with movie stills... Serge Losique presents....the festival attendees say hello atop the terrasse at the Hyatt     ...
 

Montreal Fest Opening night ceremony

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Opening night ceremony August 22, 2013 at Theatre Maisonneuve Place des Arts Opening Film L'Autre Maison director Mathieu Roy, actor Roy Dupuis, Roger Frappier, Serge Losique presents... The other house by  Mathieu Roy opened the festival.   ...
 

Serge Losique talks about the festival he founded 36 years ago in Montreal

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Serge Losique president and founder of the Montreal World Film Festival/le Festival des Films du Monde; talks to filmfestivals.com about the festival he founded 36 years ago. He talks about first films and why he chooses the films which screen and what differentiates his festival from the rest....a man with a vision.     Interview by Musivision Films Laurie Gordon ...
 

World premiere in Montreal of FALLING LEAVES (Barg Rizan) written and directed by Ali Jaberansari and starring Masoud Rayegan.

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The Iranian/UK Coproduction feature film FALLING LEAVES (Barg Rizan) written and directed by Ali Jaberansari and starring Masoud Rayegan. The film is having its World Premiere in the Focus on World Cinema section at the following times (The director will be present at all screenings): Sunday August 25, 2013 - 11:40 AM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 9 Monday August 26, 2013 - 09:30 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 9 Tuesday August 27, 2013 - 02:00 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 9* Syn...
 

The Iranian short film For The Birds is selected for the World Competition.

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  The Iranian short film For The Birds      Screening Times:  Sat Aug 24 19.00 Theatre Maisonneuve - Place Des Arts    Sat Aug 24 09.00 Cinema Imperial  Sun Aug 25 14.00 Cinema Imperial    Synopsis: Inspired by a true story, For The Birds follows a young Iranian girl as she is taken to the gallows to be hanged. It’s in her last moments that she finds her fate in the hands of the surrounding towns people.& nbs...
 

Last Night at FFM! The opening festivities

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Last night, Montréal World Film Festival (FFM) officially launched with an opening night gala at chic, downtown, Montréal locale, Hyatt Regency.  Spirit sponsor for the opening event / Le Grand Salon and proud supporter of international film festivals around the world, DISARONNO®, welcomed guests to an evening of dinner, drinks and international film.   The Opening Gala hosted the city’s elite with classic DISARONNO® cocktails shaken and stirred all nigh...
 

World premiere screening of 30-Love in Montreal

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world premiere screening of 30-Love, a tennis comedy short film, today, Friday 23rd, at 9:10 PM in the Human Dignity section (Focus on World Cinema). Synopsis: A comedy about Bruce (Ludwig Manukian), who drags his wife Jodi (Jennifer Cooley), to try to join a ritzy country club that's way beyond their means. To get in, they must impress its snobby board members, an obnoxiously perfect couple, who have the wealth and status Bruce so badly wants. What begins as a friendly tennis match, ...
 

THE FAMILY (DIE FAMILIE) by STEFAN WEINERT World Premiere at the 37th Montreal World Film Festival

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37th Montreal World Film Festival“ „Documentaries of the world“ all screenings Q & A with director / producer STEFAN WEINERT THE FAMILY World Premiere / Premiere Mondial / Welturaufführung http://www.ffm-montreal.org/en/46-en_la-famille.html Trailer         Friday August 23, 2013 - 09:20 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 13 Saturday August 24, 2013 - 02:50 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 13 Sunday August 25, 2013 - 02:00 PM - CIN&E...
 

"Elevator" is playing as part of the Montreal World Film Festival section on "Human Dignity"

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"Elevator" is playing as part of the Montreal World Film Festival  section on  "Human Dignity" at Cinema Quartier Latin on Friday the 23rd, 9:10 PM,  and Sunday the 25th, 11:30 AM. A black man and a white woman enter an elevator.  They soon discover they're interviewing for the same high-powered position. Then the elevator gets stuck. For three hours. "Elevator" is about two ambitious people fighting to succeed, and discovering what the...
 

Mi Marido / My Husband /Mon Mari will be shown at Festival des Films du Monde Montreal

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Mi Marido / My Husband /Mon Mari will be shown at Festival des Films du Monde Montreal on August 25th and August 31st.   The exactly theatre and projection date are: Sunday August 25, 2013 - 06:50 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 14 (Écran BMW Canbec) Saturday August 31, 2013 - 04:20 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 14 (Écran BMW Canbec).   Synopsis: Maria's husband Diego is such a soccer fanatic that he doesn't know his marriage is on the rocks. ...
 

THE WEDLOCK, the third film by the young Iranian filmmaker Rouhollah Hejazi premieres in Montreal in competition

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World Premiere of our brand new feature film,THE WEDLOCK,the third film by the young Iranian filmmaker Rouhollah Hejazi, will be shown at the Official Competition of the 37th Montreal World Film Festival.   "The Mahmoodis live in an old large house, having traditional values and beliefs. They have decided to renovate the building. Mrs. Mahmoodi's niece arrives with her architect husband to take care of the renovation. Conflicts about renovating the house expand to their relations...
 

Matar a un perro / Killing a dog / Tuer un chien World Premiere in Montreal World Film Festival

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"Killing a dog" World Premiere in Montreal World Film Festival Meilleurs films étudiants du monde   Here are the screenings and also the press kit of the short film: 25th August – 14.00 Cinema Quartier Latin 14 31st August – 21.20 Cinema Quartier Latin 14 It is also available in the video library. ...
 

AMOREODIO (LOVEHATE) will premiere at the World Film Festival in Montreal

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AMOREODIO (LOVEHATE) will premiere at the World Film Festival in Montreal on August 26th at 9:20 pm.   Here are all the screening dates: Monday August 26, 2013 - 09:20 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 17 Tuesday August 27, 2013 - 02:50 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 17 Wednesday August 28, 2013 - 04:40 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 17   SYNOPSIS   Katia, 17, spends her days with her boyfriend, Andrea, both living as outcasts, with few friends and little social int...
 

Horizon" has it's Canadian Premiere at Montreal World Film Festival

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After it's world premiere at the Palm Springs International Short Film Festival in the U.S and winning the audience choice award in it's country of release. We are proud to announce that "Horizon" will also screen for it's Canadian Premiere at Montreal World Film Festival and the only film from Jordan playing in the festival. It tackles Women Right's, Gender equality and Child labor. The duration is 17 minutes playing a part of "Human Dignity" program. Synop...
 

"THE LONGEST DISTANCE" compestes in the FIRST FILMS WORLD COMPETITION

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THE LONGEST DISTANCE (Venezuela-Spain) that will be presented at the FIRST FILMS WORLD COMPETITION. It is one of the two Latin American films presented as Official Selection at the Montreal World Film Festival. Screenings:  Friday August 30, 2013 - 12:00 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 12
 Saturday August 31, 2013 - 07:00 PM - CINÉMA IMPÉRIAL
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23.08.2013 | The Montreal World Film Festival's blog |

Foxed! - Premiering at the Montreal World Film

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FOXED! – The Canadian stop motion animated film - Premieres at Montreal World Film Festival Montreal Aug 21, 2013 - FOXED! – the animated short by Toronto-based director James Stewart - will have its Quebec premiere at the Montreal World Film Festival. The enchanting, stop motion animated short will screen in the shorts program: Sunday, August 25 2:40 p.m. Monday, August 25 7:30 p.m. Cinéma Cinéplex Quartier Latin : 350, rue Emery, Montréal http://www.ffm...
 

Bétrice Coron's Daily Battles - Montreal World Film Festival Screening

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Le très nominé directeur 3D, James Stewart, fondateur du studio GENEVA FILM Co présente le film animé en 3D  ” LES BATAILLES QUOTIDIENNES ‘’ de Béatrice Coron (DAILY BATTLES) au Festival du Film des Mondes à Montréal. Dimanche 25 août 14h40 et le lundi 26 août 19h30 Cinéma Cinéplex Odeon Quartier Latin  Cinéma Cinéplex Quartier Latin : 350, rue Emery, Montréal htt...
 

World Première of the new feature film WEST by Christian Schwochow at the Montréal World Film Festival

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World Première of the new feature film WEST by Christian Schwochow at the Festival des Films du Monde in Montréal. WEST will be screened in the section 'World Competition' the coming weekend.   The feature film - being an adaptation of the novel 'Lagerfeuer’ by award-winning author Julia Franck - tells the story of 30-year-old Nelly Senff who leaves East Germany for West-Berlin toge...
 

"Cafe Ta`Amon" showing at World Film Festival Montreal

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"Cafe Ta`Amon" will be shown at World Film Festival Montreal (August 22nd through Sept 2nd). The theatrical documentary has recently be added to our catalogue.   The screening dates at Montreal World Film Festival are: Friday August 23, 2013 - 07:00 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 14 (Écran BMW Canbec) Sunday August 25, 2013 - 09:30 AM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 14 (Écran BMW Canbec) Monday August 26, 2013 - 02:10 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 14 (&E...
 

Silenced - Georgi Markov an the Umbrella Murder at World Film Festival Montreal

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After years of research and filming the thrilling investigative documentary "Silenced - Georgi Markov an the Umbrella Murder" will be shown at World Film Festival Montreal from August 22nd through September 2nd, 2013.   Screening dates at Montreal International Film Festival: Aug. 23 21h40 L12 Aug. 24 19h00 L12 Aug. 26 18h40 L12 L12-Cinema Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin - (screening room 12) Cinema Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin : 350, rue Emery, Montreal "...
 

"The Red Robin" World Competition Selection - Montreal World Film Festival

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“The Red Robin,” starring Academy Award-nominated Judd Hirsch, Ryan O’Nan (The Iceman) and CS Lee ("Dexter"), in the World Competition of the 2013 Montreal World Film Festival    “The Red Robin,” the latest feature by independent filmmaker Michael Z. Wechsler, has been named an official selection in the 2013 Montreal World Film Festival’s “World Competition.”  The psychological thriller stars Academy Award-nominated...
 

THE ENEMY WITHIN by Yorgos Tsemberopoulos

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Eleni Kossyfidou/Blackbird production is pleased to announce you the World Premiere of the new film of Yorgos Tsemperopoulos "The Enemy Within" in the prestigious Montreal World Film Festival this August.   With "The Enemy Within", Yorgos Tsemberopoulos returns with a very strong story, eager to capture today's reality, lawlessness and violence in Athens. "The Enemy Within" is the story of a morally demolished man who used to be the pilar of his family, a...
 

DIRTY WEEKEND, a new, dark, French/English comedy will have its North American Premiere in Montreal

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DIRTY WEEKEND, a new, dark, French/English comedy will have its North American Premiere with three screenings at the Montreal World Film Festival, which runs from August 22nd to September 2nd.   It’s the directorial debut of Christopher Granier-Deferre, son of actress Susan Hampshire and the renowned French director Pierre Granier-Deferre.  It is produced by Canadian Catherine Vetere. DIRTY WEEKEND is a black comedy about two reckless lovers, TRISH...
 

LOOKING IS THE ORIGINAL SIN a film by Gail Harvey

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World Premiere | Montreal World Film Festival | Screening August 23 + 24   CAST Maria del Mar Katie Boland Linda Hamilton Kent Staines Jayne Eastwood Dewshane Williams Kris Holden-Reid   Director Gail Harvey, Actors Maria del Mar, and Katie Boland will be in Montreal for the Screenings and Available for in-person and phone interviews.   Linda Hamilton will be available for interviews by phone.   Written and directed by Gail Harvey Directors of Photography...
 

The Trailer for the 2013 Festival des films du monde

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Red Carpet, 5 à 7 under the rain? not today please

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Montreal opens today with L’Autre Maison (Another House), by Quebec director Mathieu Roy

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L’Autre maison (Another House), the first fiction feature by Quebec director Mathieu Roy (Surviving Progress)will open the 37th Montreal World Film Festival and will be shown in the official competition on August 22, it was announced. “We are very proud to inaugurate the Festival with a film that stars three generations of great Quebec actors,” declared Serge Losique, MWFF President. “The Festival is known for its programming of new Quebec and Canadian talent ...
 

Presentation video for L Autre Maison by Mathieu Roy

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L’Autre Maison stars Marcel Sabourin in the role of the father, Roy Dupuis in the role of Gabriel, the jet-setting reporter, Émile Proulx-Cloutier in the role of Eric, the pilot in training, and Florence Blain in the role of Maia. The film also features French actress Julie Gayet and the Senegalesemusician Zal Sisshoko. Henri Bernard, 86, suffers from memory loss and periodically escapes from his house in search of a mor...
 

The Conferences Program for the Montreal World Fest 2013

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The conferences are held at the HYatt Regency Montreal Hotel, Salon Soprano A, level 4. The hotel is located in the Complexe Desjardins in the heart of downtown Montreal. Monday, August 25 Distribution in this electronic age -2:30pm - 4:30pm LA DISTRIBUTION À L'ÈRE DE L'ÉLECTRONIQUE LUNDI, LE 26 AOÛT 2013 14h30 - 16h30 HOTEL HYATT REGENCY MONTRÉAL SALON SOPRANO, 4ème niveau COMPLEXE DESJARDINS LES PA...
 

MWFF to show 100 french films and shorts : the Francophone festival par excellence

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Since its inception in 1977, the Montreal World Film Festival has presented more French language films than any other film festival in the world. This year over 100 features and shorts whose main language is French will be shown. Produced in various countries of the Francophonie,  France, Canada (Quebec), Switzerland and Belgium, along with the French-speaking countries of Africa and the Caribbean, these films make the MWFF the undisputed champion of French-language cinema. "It is in...
 

Some foreign cineastes and film professionals blocked from coming to the Montreal World Film due to consulates on strike

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  Monday August 19, 2013   The World Film Festival is an important artistic rendezvous for filmmakers and it is equally important for film industry people attending the Festival and Film Market for professional reasons. Numerous foreign movie people come to Montreal annually to attend screenings of their short or feature films. They are also eager to meet festivalgoers and colleagues in formal or informal events. Unfortunately, employees of many Canadian consulates and embassies ...
 

Czech director Jirí Menzel to preside over the Montreal jury

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Jirí Menzel (President) Czech director Jirí Menzel was 28 when he made his debut feature, Closely Watched Trains, one of the key films of the Czech New Wave. It went on to win the Oscar for best foreign language film in 1968, the first of many awards he has collected in his remarkable career. Menzel's vision combined a devotion to the poetry of the commonplace with his own special brand of slapstick and satire, a vision that he has maintained in his current film...
 

The Montreal International Film Market: an important rendezvous for film professionals

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The World Film Festival presents a selection of high quality films and welcomes many international filmmakers, artists and artisans. But the festival also welcomes a large contingent of industry professionals invited by the International Film Market. For executives of leading film companies Montreal is a major international venue for industry exchanges and meetings. To meet the needs of participants, the Market’s strategy focuses mainly around four activities.   1 - The Videothequ...
 

Around the world in 432 films at Montreal World Fest - The full line up

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The press conference in a full house August 6, 2013  THE WORLD FILM FESTIVAL August 22 – Septembre 2, 2013 The World is Yours!       218 feature films (113 world and international premieres) 14 medium length films (13 world and international premieres) 200 short films (147 world and international premieres)     World Competition : 20 feature films and 11 short films   First Films World Competition : 20 feature films   ...
 

Adore the new film by French director Anne Fontaine, will close the Montreal World Film Festival’s 37th edition

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     Set in Australia and starring Naomi Watts, Robin Wright, James Frecheville and Xavier Samuel, Adorewas scripted by Christopher Hampton, winner of the best screenplay Oscar in 1988 for Stephen Frears’ Dangerous Liaisons. Remstar Films is releasing the film in Canada. Roz and Lil are the best of friends, and have been since childhood, growing up as neighbours in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their teenaged sons have developed a friendship as strong as th...
 

Tribute to Kathleen Turner at Montreal Worldfest

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    The celebrated American star of screen and stage Kathleen Turner will be honoured by the Montreal World Film Festival it was announced. Ms Turner will receive a Special Grand Prize of the Americas.   The honour includes a prestigious Award presentation preceded by an onstage interview covering her illustrious career. Screenings of several films of hers will also be presented during the course of the Festival. "We are very pleased to welcome Kathleen Turner to Mo...
 

L'AUTRE MAISON (ANOTHER HOUSE) by Mathieu Roy to open Montreal Worldfest

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L'AUTRE MAISON (ANOTHER HOUSE), the first fiction feature by Quebec director Mathieu Roy (Surviving Progress) will open the 37th Montreal World Film Festival and will be shown in the official competition on August 22, it was announced. “We are very proud to inaugurate the Festival with a film that stars three generations of great Quebec actors,” declared Serge Losique, MWFF President. “The Festival is known for its programming of new Quebec and Canadian talent in all its ...
 

A word from Serge Losique Montreal Worlf Fest President

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The 37TH Montreal World Film Festival August 22 - September 2, 2013 Since its founding 37 years ago, the Montreal World Film Festival has remained faithful to its founding principles. The MWFF offers film lovers and professionals a rich program based on cultural diversity, innovation, independence and creativity. The success and international reputation of the Montreal World Film Festival are firmly linked to these principles and goals. The World Film Festival is the only compet...
 

31.07.2013 | The Montreal World Film Festival's blog |

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Avec Frederic Feraud à Montréal, pour parler de son documentaire 'De Chair et de Lait'

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DE CHAIR ET DE LAIT / DE CHAIR ET DE LAIT   2013, Couleur, France, Documentaires du monde (longs métrages)    Équipe de production Réalisation : Bernard Bloch Scénarisation : Bernard Bloch Direction photo : Jacques Mora, Jérôme Colin, David Heft Montage : Christian Girier, Hervé Birolini Maison de production et ventes : Frédéric Féraud, Bernard Bloch, Les Productions de...
 

05.09.2013

Serge Lerus Roulez représentant d'Amina Magazine goes to Montreal

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Serge Lerus Roulez represents Amina Magazine for the festival...http://www.amina-mag.com/ Le magazine a donc soufflé sa trente-quatrième bougie en mars dernier. Ce qui n'est pas courant pour les magazines panafricains. Pour présenter succinctement ce magazine, nous en retracerons l'historique, pour faire ensuite le point sur son évolution tant sur le fond que sur la forme. Amina a été lancé par la Société Africaine de Publ...
 

03.09.2013 

Deux courts métrages de la réalisatrice Montréalaise Anne Kmetyko

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Deux courts métrages de la réalisatrice Montréalaise Anne Kmetyko auront leurs première mondiale au Festival des Films du Monde 2013.   Anne Kmetyko, Montreal filmmaker; presented at 37ord FFM, 2 shortfilms, "Etched in skying" about Tatoos, with cinematography by Buno Phillip; and "Thruths and liars" Video interview by Leopoldo Soto     Le documentaire Graveurs d’images offre un aperçu du monde et du travai...
 

29.08.2013 

STOCKHOLM de Rodrigo Sorogoyen en Première Internationale au FFM

 
Le film STOCKHOLM du jeune scénariste Rodrigo Sorogoyen sera présenté en première internationale au FFM.    Synopsis C'est la rencontre entre un jeune homme et une jeune fille. Il lui confesse qu'il l'a aimée depuis le premier regard. Mais elle ne le croit pas. Petit à petit, à la manière de ce qui se passe dans BEFORE SUNRISE, tandis qu'ils se promènent dans les rues de Madr...
 

28.08.2013 

Le 37e Festival des films du monde : à l'écoute des nouveaux venus.

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Au fil des ans, le Festival des films du monde, pris en sandwich entre Toronto et Venise, vitrines de prestige et de stars, a mis de plus en plus l’accent sur la relève. En conférence de presse mardi, Danièle Cauchard, directrice du FFM aux côtés du président Serge Losique, estime que le festival n’est pas assez reconnu et accepté à Montréal, malgré son rayonnement sur la scène internationale. «Dif fi...
 

26.08.2013 

37ème édition du festival des films du monde : Sous le signe de la découverte

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      MARC-ANDRÉ LUSSIER L A  P R E S S E  M O N T R É A L  M E R C R E D I  7 A O Û T  2 0 1 3 «Le niveau de la compétition est très fort. Elle n’a rien à envier aux autres grands festivals : Cannes, Berlin, etc. » C’est ainsi que Serge Losique, président du Festival des films du monde (FFM) de Montréal a lancé hier la conférence de presse au cours de laq...
 

26.08.2013 

JIRI MENZEL, (l’Oscar du meilleur film en langue étrangère ) préside le Jury du 37e FFM

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JIRI MENZEL, LAURÉAT D’UN OSCAR, PRÉSIDENT DU JURY DU 37e FFM Jirí Menzel (Président / President) Chez le cinéaste tchèque Jirí Menzel, c’est probablement dû à ses influences cinématographiques acquises au cours de ses études à la FAMU, que l’art du cinéma devient une sorte de laboratoire expérimental. Mais il y a aussi un  «autre» Menzel, celui qui ose une c...
 

22.08.2013

Quelques consulats canadiens en grève bloquent l arrivée de nombreux professionnels

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Les cinéastes et les professionnels ont des difficultés à obtenir des visas pour assister au FFM     Le Festival des films du monde est un rendez-vous important pour les cinéastes dont les films ont été sélectionnés dans une des sections proposées. Il en va de même pour les professionnels qui participent au Festival et au Marché international du film. Très nombreux sont celles et ceux qui tiennent ...
 

22.08.2013 

Le FFM est aussi le festival francophone par excellence

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      Depuis sa création en 1977, le Festival des films du monde a présenté plus de films francophones qu’aucun autre festival de la planète. Cette année plus de 100 longs et courts métrages dont la langue principale est le français seront présentés. Issus des pays de la Francophonie, France, Canada (Québec), Suisse, Belgique, pays d’Afrique et des Antilles, ces films font du FFM le champ...
 

22.08.2013 

Presentation video for L Autre Maison by Mathieu Roy

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L’Autre Maison stars Marcel Sabourin in the role of the father, Roy Dupuis in the role of Gabriel, the jet-setting reporter, Émile Proulx-Cloutier in the role of Eric, the pilot in training, and Florence Blain in the role of Maia. The film also features French actress Julie Gayet and the Senegalesemusician Zal Sisshoko. Henri Bernard, 86, suffers from memory loss and periodically escapes from his house in search of a mor...
 

22.08.2013 

 

 

 

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About The Montreal World Film Festival

Losique Serge

The MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF MONTREAL)is the only competitive film festival in North America recognized by the FIAPF.

Montreal ranks among the most prestigious festivals in the world.
2015 Coverage  includes 120 articles and interviews with winning producers and directors. It was provided by Musivision Films, Laurie Gordon Musivision (video interview), Tom Llewellin, Ken Fernandez,  Dejan Nikolaj Kraljacic and Bruno Chatelin

 


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