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Garden State Film Festival Countdown to GSFF 2012

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                       March 22nd-25th, 2012    ...

Tribute to Todd Solondz

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The 18th Sarajevo Film Festival (6-14 July 2012) will proudly present the Tribute to Todd Solondz. This exceptional US filmmaker will be joining us in Sarajevo to present to our viewers a selection of his impressive opus that earned him a place among the most renowned directors and writers of today. Solondz has been critically acclaimed for his examination of the "dark underbelly of middle class American suburbia", a reflection of his own background in New Jersey.  ...

Welcome to a new colleague at IndieWire

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Harris Named Editor-in-Chief at indieWIRE by Brian Brooks    indieWIRE's newly named Editor-in-Chief, Dana Harris. Veteran film journalist Dana Harris has been named as indieWIRE‘s new editor-in-chief. Harris has worked for the last decade at Variety, where she most recently served as editor, strategic projects. She replaces Eugene Hernandez, who left the position in late October nearly 15 years after he co-founded the online publication. Harris will serve as indieWIRE...

Welcome to a new colleague at IndieWire

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Harris Named Editor-in-Chief at indieWIRE by Brian Brooks    indieWIRE's newly named Editor-in-Chief, Dana Harris. Veteran film journalist Dana Harris has been named as indieWIRE‘s new editor-in-chief. Harris has worked for the last decade at Variety, where she most recently served as editor, strategic projects. She replaces Eugene Hernandez, who left the position in late October nearly 15 years after he co-founded the online publication. Harris will serve as indieWIRE‘s...

Opening Night of New York Film Festival, "Social Network" Article by Sharon Abella

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September 25th, 2010 § Leave a Comment“Waiting for Mark Zuckerberg”Article by Sharon AbellaIronically, Davis Guggenheim’s latest documentary, “Waiting for Superman”, a film about America’s failing school systems, opened the same week that co-founder of “Facebook”, Mark Zuckerberg, is about to have his reputation tarnished as a result of the way he was portrayed in the film “Social Network”. Just days before the film’s premiere at “The New York Film Festival”, Mark do...

INDIAN FILM REVIEWS, 2010

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        INDIAN FILM REVIEWS, 2010  -- COMPOSITE with RAAKH (1989)           ADDED NEW BOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTER TO PREMIER AT BERLIN 2010 by Alex deleon -- (reviewed below)  for www.filmfestivals.com   The much awaited new Indian film "My Name Is Khan" will be premiered at the 60th annual Berlin International Film Festival on Febuary 12, out of competition but very much in the limelight otherwise.  MNIK is easily the most anticpated Hindi film of the year as it topline...

My Name is Khan to premier at berlin

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The much awaited new Indian film "My Name Is Khan" will be premiered at the 60th annual Berlin International Film Festival on Febuary 12, out of competition but very much in the limelight otherwise. MNIK is easily the most anticpated Hindi film of the year as it toplines the most popular Bombay star of all, Shah Rukh Khan (SRK), 44, who has reigned as "The King of Bollywood" for some fifteen years, reunited on screen for the first time in eight years with extremely popular actress Kajol, 35, wi...

Africa World Documentary Film Festival

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Africa World Documentary Film Festival 5 - 8, february, 2009 Call for Entries - Click here the final submission deadline is December 1, 2008. Organiser Contact Information: Africa World Festival of Documentary Films (AWFDF) E. Desmond Lee Endowed Professor of African/African-American Studies, Theatre and Media Studies, Center for International Studies University of Missouri-St. Louis 63121 St. Loui...

The Newark Black Film Festival

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The Newark Black Film Festival is known as the longest running black film festivals in the United States. To-date, the Festival continues to provide a progressive forum for writers, directors, and film buffs who enjoy African American/Diaspora cinema.

Fall's Film Extravaganza results from The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival

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The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival proudly announces the results from their Fall event in New York. Over 200 films from 45 countries competed for awards in categories such as Grand Jury Prizes for direction, acting, and cinematography, screenwriting as well as genre and documentary awards. "The caliber of film entries was very impressive from both emerging filmmakers and professional established filmmakers from all over the world. An expert panel ...

NYIIFVF Fall Event Awards

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The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival proudly announces the results from their Fall event in New York. Over 200 films from 45 countries competed for awards in categories such as Grand Jury Prizes for direction, acting, and cinematography, screenwriting as well as genre and documentary awards. "The caliber of film entries was very impressive from both emerging filmmakers and professional established filmmakers from all over the world. An expert panel of film judges decide...

NEWSLETTER N° 384: October 9, 2008

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_____________________________________________________________________________________ NEWS FROM OUR PARTNER SIEL-SATIS-RADIO from 20 to 23 October 2008 - Paris Expo 3 leading shows (Siel-Satis-Radio) merged into one major event to cover all your markets: Cinema, Television, Radio, Media, Live Entertainment, and Events The first SIEL&SATIS, RADIO, is a unique trade show representing specifically th...

NEWSLETTER N° 383: October 1, 2008

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AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM Curtain Fell on Athens Film Fest, Pingpongkingen wins best Rain Bird Names Finalists for 2008 Intelligent Use of Water Film Competition Launching International Film Guide Inspiration Award International Film School Meeting awards from Donostia Feature film project SHOCKING BLUE wins Kodak NPP Development Prize ‘Pandora’s Box’ nailed highest award in San Sebastian ...

NEWSLETTER N° 382: September 25, 2008

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AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM AsoloARTFILMFESTIVAL winners EFA Short Film Nominees ICFF MANAKI BROTHERS Golden Camera 300 award to W Carvalho NSI Online Film Festival "Best of" Award Kiwi comedy wins best at Flake Festival ______________________________________________________________________________________ MORE FESTIVAL NEWS Eugene International Film Festival' s Writer’s Retre...

NEWSLETTER N° 381: September 17, 2008

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AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM Toronto Film Festival Closed With Awards Announcements Manhattan Short Announces Finalists 2008 AsoloArtFilmFestival Awards Outfest announces recipients of Legacy Awards Toronto People's Choice Award to Slumdog Millionaire Foto Mentor award to Laurence Gartel Spanish winner at the 4th BuSho Festival 65th Venice Film Festival Official Venezia 65 Awards _______________________...

N° 380: September 10, 2008

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AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM 65th Venice Film Festival Official Venezia 65 Awards “1.€ for 1 minute” 2008: and the winners are... Hot from Europe nominees for EFA ______________________________________________________________________________________ MORE FESTIVAL NEWS ...

”Newark Street Preachers” thought-provoking documentary explores ways to combat gang violence in New Jersey

Celebrated Police Captain turned multi award-winning filmmaker Donna Roman (D.R.) Hernandez today announced that her latest film "Newark Street Preachers" has been selected for exhibition at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF). Tickets are selling very fast for this urban crime feature documentary, which makes its world debut on Saturday September 20th at 4pm at the City Cinemas Village East, 181 2nd Ave. & 12th Street in Manhattan. Written, pro...

”Newark Street Preachers” thought-provoking documentary explores ways to combat gang violence

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Celebrated Police Captain turned multi award-winning filmmaker Donna Roman (D.R.) Hernandez today announced that her latest film ”Newark Street Preachers” has been selected for exhibition at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF). Tickets are selling very fast for this urban crime feature documentary, which makes its world debut on Saturday September 20th at 4pm at the City Cinemas Village East, 181 2nd Ave. & 12th Street in Manhattan. Written, produced and...

NY independent film and video festival announces its fall dates

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New Yorkers in need of an indie film fix will be happy to hear that The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF) has announced their slate of films, parties, and red carpet premieres. NYIIFVF runs from September 18 – 25 in Manhattan and will showcase a diverse range of features, shorts, documentaries and animations from all over the globe. The opening night kick-off party takes place at the new 1930’s themed Hollywood club, Mansion (530 W28th Street) on Sep 18th f...

Tribeca reveals line up of 122 feature films from 31 countries

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The 2008 Tribeca Film Festival has announced the line-ups for its World Narrative and World Documentary Feature Film Competitions as well the films it has chosen to present in the Encounters section for the seventh annual Festival. The Festival will take place April 23 – May 4, 2008 in Lower Manhattan. The Festival will present a streamlined selection of 122 feature films from 31 different countries, including 55 World Premieres, ten International Premieres, 26 North American Premieres, eig...

A call for valor selected at NYIIFVF

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Celebrated Police Captain turned award-winning filmmaker Donna Roman (D.R.) Hernandez proudly announces that her crime documentary short film "A Call for Valor" will premiere as part of the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF). The eleven-minute film will play at the ImaginAsian Theater, 239 E. 59th Street & 2nd Avenue in New York City at 6pm on March 1st and is expected to sell out. The film has already earned a nomination for "Best Directoria...

A call for valor selected at NYIIFVF

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Celebrated Police Captain turned award-winning filmmaker Donna Roman (D.R.) Hernandez proudly announces that her crime documentary short film “A Call for Valor” will premiere as part of the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF). The eleven-minute film will play at the ImaginAsian Theater, 239 E. 59th Street & 2nd Avenue in New York City at 6pm on March 1st and is expected to sell out. The film has already earned a nomination for “Best Directorial Debut for a ...

New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF)

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The much-anticipated New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF) kicked off in style at premier club Pacha on Thursday, July 19. The opening night festivities attracted over 1,000 filmmakers, artists, actors, delegates, press and industry. Filmmakers promoted and networked and 100 trailers were played on large screens throughout the evening. Guests in attendance included Stephen Bogart (son of Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall); Otto Sanchez (Kidnapped, Bad Boys II); stu...

New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF)

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The much-anticipated New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF) kicked off in style at premier club Pacha on Thursday, July 19. The opening night festivities attracted over 1,000 filmmakers, artists, actors, delegates, press and industry. Filmmakers promoted and networked and 100 trailers were played on large screens throughout the evening. Guests in attendance included Stephen Bogart (son of Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall); Otto Sanchez (Kidnapped, Bad Boys II); stu...

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