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Specials Screenings / Séances Spéciales BALLETS RUSSES (USA, 2005, 120 min) de Dan Gellar & Dayna Goldfine DISAPPEARENCES (Disparitions, USA, 2006, 118 min) de Jay Craven LA MAIN DE L'HOMME SANS TETE (The Hand Of Headless Man, Belgique, France, Hollande 2007, 100 min) de Guillaume et Stéphane Malandrin POULTRYGEIST (La Terreur des Volailles, USA, 2006, 103 min) de Lloyd Kaufman TIED TO A CHAIR (Ligoté à une Chaise, USA, 2008, 115 min) de Michael Bergmann ...

25th ANNUAL BLACKS SHIPS JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL

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(NEWPORT, RI) In 1984, a dedicated group of civic and community leaders were drawn together to help create an event that celebrated the arts, culture and Rhode Island’s historical friendship with Japan. One of the founding members of this group was Flickers—The Newport Film Society, which participated by creating, curating and presenting the Japanese Film Festival. Now, 25 years later and as many years of screening this festival, Flickers has evolved into the Flickers Arts Collaborative an...

25th ANNUAL BLACKS SHIPS JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL

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(NEWPORT, RI) In 1984, a dedicated group of civic and community leaders were drawn together to help create an event that celebrated the arts, culture and Rhode Island’s historical friendship with Japan. One of the founding members of this group was Flickers—The Newport Film Society, which participated by creating, curating and presenting the Japanese Film Festival. Now, 25 years later and as many years of screening this festival, Flickers has evolved into the Flickers Arts Collaborative an...

2008 Estes Park Film Festival Promo

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Check out the new promo for the 3rd Annual Estes Park Film Festival - September 11-14, 2008 at the Historic Park Theatre in Estes Park, Colorado. www.estesparkfilm.com http://youtube.com/watch?v=S9OSIduBgkw...

2008 Estes Park Film Festival Promo

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Check out the new promo for the 3rd Annual Estes Park Film Festival - September 11-14, 2008 at the Historic Park Theatre in Estes Park, Colorado. www.estesparkfilm.com http://youtube.com/watch?v=S9OSIduBgkw...

Sebastian Mantilla wins the FILMOTECH AWARD at Documenta Madrid with his short documentary THE CAPTAIN

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As an innovative initiative, the organisers of DOCUMENTA 08 and the EGEDA Digital team have decided to create the Filmotech.com Award, through which the festival will come to life on the Internet, beyond the official page. In this way the makers of the works in the Competitive Sections can, if they wish, present their films on the Net so that, with all the guarantees of legality, they can be downloaded from anywhere on the globe. Those directors who opt to do so can compete for the Filmotech.com...

2008 Tribeca Film Festival “MAN ON WIRE” artist Philip Petit at Washington Square Park, NYC

By Maria Esteves - May 5, 2008 The Seventh Annual Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) 2008 premiere film of MAN ON WIRE, directed by James Marsh was held at The New School Tishman Auditorium, Saturday, April, 26, 5:30 pm. Artist Philippe Petit entertained New Yorkers in the great outdoors at Washington Square Park, Sunday, May 4th. MAN ON WIRE opens at August 15, 2008.  

Reminders - Upcoming Deadlines - News!

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No room left to procrastinate as May 9 marks the end of our 2008 submission period. New York City exhibition at ACE Film Festival not only puts your film in front of fellow filmmakers, distributors, and industry professionals, but qualifies you for a prize package worth over $50,000 as well. In addition to our already priceless grand prizes, we are constantly looking to add more. Stay tuned for prize announcements throughout the next few months. Submit your film today for this incredible opport...

YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library Theater

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Screenings at the Yamagata Documentary Film Library present documentary films and other masterpieces rarely shown on television or in theaters, including works from the Film Library vaults. More information : http://www.yidff.jp/home-e.html...

Striplite: call for submissions for new night of films and performances

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Striplite is a new monthly night of short film, burlesque and alternativeperformers, solo musicians and DJs in London. The organisers are looking forsubmissions of short film to be shown at the night, and longer material tobe shown during DJ sets. The organisers are looking for films on an ongoing basis, so film makersshould keep the night in mind for material they are currently working on, orplan to make. Shorts should be up to 10 minutes long, material to play during DJ sets canbe any length...

BRITDOC'S "DRAGON'S DEN" IS OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR BUSINESS

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BIG PITCH OPENS FOR APPLICATIONSThe Big Pitch at BRITDOC is the UK's only international pitching forum - a golden opportunity for 12 filmmakers to pitch their documentary projects to an exceptional panel of commissioning editors and film funders from the US, Europe and the Far East.Last year our panel included HBO, IFC, ARTE, Sundance Institute, ITVS, NHK Japan, Netflix, Discovery Films and SBS Australia and over two thirds of the projects received funding as a direct result of pitching.All proj...

Fim & Festivals Magazine

film & festivals is the place to find out the latest news of what is happening in the world of UK and international film festivals and independent filmmaking. The latest issue contains interviews with Paul Andrew Williams, Charlize Theron, John Sayles and Nik Powell. Other features include Turkish cinema, Inside Hamas, a debate on the value of film school plus previews and reports from US, UK, European and As

Sebastian Mantilla presents THE CAPTAIN at DOCUMENTA MADRID 2008

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Documenta Madrid is an international film festival dedicated exclusively to documentary film. Its offices are located in the capital of Spain and it is organized by the City of Madrid. It is presently the city's most widely-attended festival. The festival was born for the purpose of strengthening and disseminating the documentary genre, in so far as it understood to be a reflection of the social, cultural, economic, artistic, environmental, and other realities that exist in the world. From the...

Making Documentary Films / Movies

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Making documentary films is a challenging and rewarding career path. Too many documentary filmmakers fall into the trap of creating the ‘talking heads’ documentary where they simply interview people against interesting or artistic backdrops. However, this form of documentary filmmaking leaves a lot to be desired. The bottom line is that ‘talking heads’ are boring to watch. If people are just going to speak about their experiences, then an account of the situation in written format woul...

MEIFF - ABU DHABI, Announces ELAH and Gulf Region Films

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The Middle East International Film Festival - Abu Dhabi (MEIFF) today revealed its Closing Night Film, director Paul Haggis's IN THE VALLEY OF ELAH, which is a story about a war veteran and his wife who are in search of their son, a soldier who recently returned from Iraq but has since gone missing. The Festival also named Nadine Labaki, director of CARAMEL, as the recipient of the Variety Middle East Filmmaker of the Year Award. In support of Emirati filmmakers, the Abu Dhabi Media Company will...

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Director, The Pink Lady, The Dark Theatre

Danielle Carr is the director of The Rhododendron People, Foundations Of The Heart, The Dark Theatre and The Pink Lady, a psychological thriller.

THE BRIAN DE PALMA TRIBUTE SHOW

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THE BRIAN DE PALMA TRIBUTE SHOW All guests have been confirmed for our special 2 hourBrian De Palma Tribute Show on Sunday, July 22 at 6pm (EST)Eyal Peretz - A Comparative Literature professor at Indiana University, Mr. Peretz's new book, "Becoming Visionary: Brian De Palma's Cinematic Education of the Senses", will be released in October.  The book examines the philosophical elements in De Palma's work.William Katt- Katt's first feature film, "Carri...

Troia FF Focuses on First Films

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Thursday, June 8-----Every major film festival has its specific focus. At the Troia International Film Festival, first works by up-and-coming directors is a major part of the Festival, having its own competition section named Primeiras Obras. This year, the section boasts 13 films of diverse genres and geographic origins. Films from Europe represents the lion’s share of the section. A SOAP is an unusual love story between an independent woman who has just split with her longtime boyfriend and...

Asian Film at Cannes

From the Udine Far East Film Festival comes the list of Asian films that will be at Cannes! Plus Jury President Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai is the brilliant signature of this festival. Asian Cannes Competition: Summer Palace, Lou Ye Quinzaine des realizateurs: The Host, Bong Joon-ho Yureru, Nishikawa Miwa Sepohon Rambutan Indah Kepunyaanku Di Tanjung Rambutan, U-Wei bin HajiSaari Un Certain regard: Re-cycle, Oxide Pang Chun & Danny Pang Gwai Wik Luxury Car, Wang Chao The Unforgiven,...

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