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Countryside 35x45

Director: Evgeny Solomin.
Throughout the country old Soviet passports are being exchanged for the new Russian ones. A provincial photographer is traveling from one Siberian village to another taking 35x45 mm passport photos of the villagers. Thanks to a large number of clients and profound observation of countryside life the films turns into poetic story about world-view of people living in remote areas at the cross-roads of two cultures, of Soviet and modern Russian ones.

Festival du Film de Beauvais - Régions d'Europe

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  FESTIVAL DU FILM DE BEAUVAIS - REGIONS D'EUROPE Le 19ème Festival du Film de Beauvais Paris capitale du cinéma 9 au 14 octobre 2009   Le festival du film de Beauvais (1 h de Paris) se consacre à la découverte du cinéma européen. Après Berlin, Prague, Rome, Madrid, Bruxelles et Dublin, l'édition 2009 rend hommage à Paris, berceau du cinéma, et aux artistes parisiens qui l'ont immortalisé au cinéma. Les rencontres et temps forts : V...

New members for the Punto de Vista team

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The organisers of the Navarra International Documentary Film Festival, who are already working on the sixth edition, have a Programming Coordinator, Gonzalo de Pedro, and a Production Coordinator, Marta Artica Zurano.Gonzalo de Pedro (Pamplona, 1978) is a film critic. He's a contributor to the Público newspaper and has been a member of the editorial board of Cahiers du Cinéma España since 2007. He has been working for Punto de Vista since 2005, performing communication tasks until 2008 and be...

DOCUMENTA MADRID 10: ON LINE REGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE!

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DOCUMENTA MADRID have opened the inscription for Documenta Madrid 10. This is the second year we request PREMIER IN SPAIN REQUIRED. Access to the registration online clicking here. (The registration deadline for films is December 31, 2009.) DOCUMENTA MADRID 10 will have four competitive sections: ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY FILM COMPETITION All films previously unreleased in Spain featuring an original or innovative perspective in terms of either form or content will be admitted for co...

Chloe, by Atom Egoyan, will open the San Sebastian competition

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The Canadian director Atom Egoyan will open the competition at the San Sebastian Film Festival with his film Chloe, starring Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore and Amanda Seyfried. Egoyan, one of the great renovators of modern film language with movies like Exotica (1994), The Sweet Hereafter (1987) or Ararat (2002), will compete for the first time at San Sebastian.Another outstanding name in contemporary cinema, Rodrigo García, will close the Festival with the North American film Mother and Child, st...

7th Cine Fest Petrobras Brasil-NY

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7th Cine Fest Petrobras Brasil-NY announces Crystal Lens Award Winning Film At Closing Night Event At The Tribeca Cinemas The 7th Cine Fest Petrobras Brasil-NY announced that Loki - Arnaldo Baptista, directed by Paulo Henrique Fontenelle, won the Festivals’s Crystal Lens Award for Best Feature Film. The award, which is voted on by the audience from amongst all the films, was presented at the Cine Fest Petrobras-Brasil-NY’s Closing Night party at the Tribeca Cinemas on Friday, August 7, 2009...

Quentin Tarantino will open the Zabaltegi-Pearls section with Inglourious Basterds

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Also coming are new films by Woody Allen, Ang Lee, Jim Jarmusch, Bahman Ghobadi, Bong Joon-ho and Johnnie To, among other directors. North American director Quentin Tarantino will open the Zabaltegi-Pearls section with his latest movie. Inglourious Basterds. This film, winner of the Best Actor Award for Christoph Waltz at Cannes, will be screened on the first day of the 57th edition on Friday, 18 September. Zabaltegi-Pearls, the showcase for movies feted at the big int...

Broken Embraces

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Premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, Almodóvar’s "Broken Embraces" is also taking place on www.sff.ba Sarajevo Film Festival. Some might say that the film is homage to Bergman, one of the key film directors of today or that“Broken Embraces uses simplicity of Rossellini’s “Voyage to Italy” to show the effect on Lena of the discovery of the couple burned to death in Pompeii”. But in order to reflect the great Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar in his maturity, I find that h...

Seventeen films to compete for the Kutxa-New Directors Award

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Seventeen films to compete for the Kutxa-New Directors Award Directors from 13 countries will contend with their first or second movies for this award carrying 90,000 euros 8/11/2009 Seventeen films from 13 countries will compete for the Kutxa-New Directors Award at the 57th San Sebastian Festival. Fourteen of these titles compose the Zabaltegi-New Directors section, while the other three, 11’e 10 kala / 10 to 11, La mujer sin piano and Yo también (Me too), will participate in...

8:00 a.m.

Director: PABLO ORTEGA.
What would you do if your life is centred around a relationship where your partner has forgotten why you are together?

Sorry to bother you

Director: Nuria Gil and Baltazar Rodes.
A perfect executive waits for the arrival of the tube. He comes into the wagon and makes a speech in front of the rest of the travelers.

Karlovy Vary to welcome Isabelle Huppert and Banderas

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The famous French film and theater actress will accept a Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema at the 44th Karlovy Vary IFF. One of the most accomplished personalities of European film and the holder of more than 30 acting awards will be present at the premiere screening of the French competition film in which she stars: Villa Amalia by director Benoît Jacquot. In addition, festival viewers will have an opportunity to see an example of Isabelle Huppert’s acting m...

Winners Documenta 09

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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.ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SECTION FULL-LENGTH FILMSFIRST PRIZE OF THE JURY, awarded 10,000 € and a trophyLos que se Quedan, Carlos Hagerman and Juan Carlos Rulfo (Mexico)SECOND PRIZE OF THE JURY, awarded 5,000 € and a trophyL’Argent du Charbon, Wang Bing (F...

DOCUMENTA MADRID 10. CALL FOR ENTRIES

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DOCUMENTA MADRID 10. Call for entries ON LINE REGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE! We have opened the inscription for Documenta Madrid 10. In our website www.documentamadrid.com you can know the complete Regulations of the Seventh Edition of the Festival, and make the registration on line of your documentary for Documenta 2010. The registration deadline for films is December 31, 2009.   DOCUMENTA MADRID 10 will have four competitive sections: ORIGINA...

NEWSLETTER N° 413: April 29, 2009

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            Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE The Festival Directory from Filmfestivals.com has now MERGED and MOVED to Fest21.com whith easier search options, simplified update proce...

COMPLETE PROGRAMME DOCUMENTA 09

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  We introduce the complete programme of Documenta Madrid 09 in our website. You can access to all the information about the films of this sixth edition. You can find the programme by day or by venue. ...

NEWSLETTER N° 412: April 22, 2009

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              Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE The Festival Directory from Filmfestivals.com has now MERGED and MOVED to Fest21.com whith easier search options, si...

FREDERICK WISEMAN MASTERCLASS

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Documenta Madrid invites you to the first masterclass who Frederick Wiseman will impart in Madrid. It will be at the Cine Estudio - Círculo de Bellas Artes next Tuesday 5th of May at 12:00am. This year, Documenta Madrid is featuring the presence of Frederick Wiseman, one of the most important directors in documentary film since the 1970s. “How to read a Documentary” will be the title of the masterclass that the american director will impart in Madrid. It will be at the Cine Estu...

COMPETITIVE SECTIONS DOCUMENTA 09

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          107 films from 40 different countries making up the Competitive Sections of Documenta Madrid 09. Click here and consult all the details of the festival's sixth competition.   ...

Festivals calling for your films now!

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The Galway Film Festival 7th-12th July 2009 Call for entries The Blog on fest21.com       Palm Springs Shorts Film Festival June 23- 29, 2009 Call for entries The Blog on fest21.com           Kids First! Film Festival Travelling Festival: third Quarter 2009 (July 15 - Oct. 15) Call for entries The Blog on fest21.com       The Short Film Corner May 13 - 22, 2009 Ca...

NEWSLETTER N° 411: April 15, 2009

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Documenta Madrid Program complete

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The 6th International Documentary Film Festival of Madrid will be held from May 1 through 10 and will showcase 108 films from 40 countries In its 6th year, DOCUMENTA MADRID furthers its commitment to the Competitive Sections, which are made up entirely of films previously unreleased in Spain for the first time in its history. Of the 1078 documentaries received to participate in the competition, 108 have been selected. By category, they will compete in: 54 films in the Original Documentary Secti...

NEWSLETTER N° 410: April 8, 2009

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This newsletter reaches over 73 000 subscribers every week     Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE The renowned Festival Directory from Filmfestivals.com has just MERGED AND MOVED to Fest21.com whith easier search options, simplified update process for f...

NEWSLETTER N° 409: April 3, 2009

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  Our newsletter reaches over 73 000 subscribers every week  Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE The renowned Festival Directory from Filmfestivals.com has MERGED AND MOVED to Fest21.com whith easier search options, simplified update process for festivals and opening of a major Film database for international filmmakers. New: FestivalExpr...

Documenta Madrid 09 OFICIAL SELECTION

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107 FILMS FROM 40 COUNTRIES WILL COMPETE IN DOCUMENTA MADRID 09         A whole of 107 films have been selected for the Oficial Selection of the Documenta Madrid Festival which will be held from 1th to 10th of May. There are documentaries from 40 different countries; 22 are Spanish productions. Other countries represented in the Oficial Selection are: USA, France, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Poland, Russia, Mexico, Venezuela or Urugua...

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