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The 2012 Ecumenical Jury awards its Prize to Jagten (The Hunt) by Thomas Vinterberg

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  The 2012 Ecumenical Jury awards its Prize to Jagten (The Hunt) by Thomas Vinterberg   In "The Hunt", Lucas, an inherently good man becomes the target of a community torn apart by lies, manipulation and betrayal; where he continually fights for his lost friendship's, forgiveness and reputation. Thomas Vinterberg's direction gives us a strong statement : showing us a new way of looking at modern society where men and children are concerned; things are not always wh...

The Critics' Prizes of Cannes 2012

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The jury composed of film critics presented three prizes. Prize, Official Competition: In the Fog (V tumane) by Sergei Loznitsa. Prize, "Un Certain Regard": Beasts Of The Southern Wild by Benh Zeitlin. Prize, parallel sections: Hold Back (Rengaine) by Rachid Djaïdani (presented in the Directors' Fortnight). Jury members were: Borislav Andjelic, Serbia, president Isabelle Danel, France  Rita di Santo, UK Paola Casella, Italy Ronald Rovers, Netherla...

2012 Twin Rivers Film and Media Festival Announce Screening Schedule

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    Siberia Monamour to screen at Twin Rivers Media Festival19th ANNUAL TWIN RIVERS INTERNATIONAL MEDIA AND FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2012 FESTIVAL LINEUP   The 19th Annual season of The Twin Rivers Media Festival(TRMF) will celebrate this year with the latest in independent feature, documentary, short and animated films.  The festival runs from May 25th – May 27th 2012 in with features films screening each Friday night until June 22, 2012 at the Phil Mechani...

Romantic Getaway

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Kino Otok Isola may offer new experience of film reviewing, chill out spirit and direct contact with the audience, celebrating the originality of cinematic language, radical contents or unconventional forms. The picturesque ancient town center of Izola in Slovenia is reborn as a true cinema island with its romantic Manzioli Square, with open cinema at its centre emerges as the festival's main attraction. Its thorough selection of the films and an interesting experience of the open cinema within...

Holy Motors: Review by Moira Sullivan

                                            Holy Motors, a film presented in the official selection yesterday at Cannes, is probably in a class of its own and has caused a lot of discussion.  It does need to be discussed, however, and maybe it is the ...

Haiti Carnival in Cannes

Haiti Carnival in Cannes Benefitting J/P HRO, Artists for Peace and Justice & Happy Hearts Fund Presented By Armani CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 18: (L-R) Actor Sean Penn, model Petra Nemcova and director Paul Haggis attend the Haiti Carnival in Cannes Benefitting J/P HRO, Artists for Peace and Justice & Happy Hearts Fund Presented By Armani during the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 18, 2012 in Cannes, Fr

Carnaval Haiti

Haiti Carnival in Cannes Benefitting J/P HRO, Artists for Peace and Justice & Happy Hearts Fund Presented By Armani CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 18: Petra Nemcova, actor Paul Haggis and Sean Penn speak onstage at the Haiti Carnival in Cannes Benefitting J/P HRO, Artists for Peace and Justice & Happy Hearts Fund Presented By Armani during the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 18, 2012 in C

THE AWARDS of the 16th Sofia International Film Festival

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The official programme of the 16th Sofia International Film Festival will end tonight with the gala screening of Borislav Kolev's documentary debut Stoichkov. The festival presented a total of 260 films from 52 countries from all over the world. Over 300 international guests came to Sofia, amongst them were directors, producers, festival directors as well as media and film experts. The Award Ceremony took place on the 17th of March in Hall 1 of the National Palace of Cu...

The International Jury expects bold and original films from the International Competition

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Today the festival center Matti'D was invaded by the directors David Mackenzie, Dragomir Sholev, Jan Cvitković and the producer Marc Baschet from the International feature films jury. Mackenzie and Cvitković said that they expect to watch fresh films, which are typical for young filmmakers – not films with speciffic special effects, but films that are work in the reality they create, brave, honest and beautiful. Mark Baschet said he expects from the short films in the Jameson comp...

WORLDVIEW ENTERTAINMENT HEATS UP Eli Roth’s THE GREEN INFERNO

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      CANNES PRESS WORLDVIEW ENTERTAINMENT HEATS UP Eli Roth’s THE GREEN INFERNO Eli Roth to Direct New Horror Thriller that Exclusive Media will Offer to Buyers in Cannes May 17, 2012 (CANNES, FRANCE) -- Worldview Entertainment, a New York City-based motion picture production and investment company, has signed on to finance and produce Eli Roth’s new horror thriller, “The Green Inferno.” Roth, who reignited the horror genre with the “Hostel...

Market Buzz: Gwyneth Paltrow in talks for Saura's 'Guernica' Banderas stars as Picasso

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According to Variety Gwyneth Paltrow is in negotiations to play opposite Antonio Banderas in "Guernica 33 Days" the tale of Pablo Picasso's emotional turmoil as he painted his masterpiece. Carlos Saura ("The Hunt," "Raise Ravens,") directs (Variety, Feb. 20) from a screenplay he co-wrote with Spanish producer Elias Querejeta and French scribe Louis-Charles Sirjacq. Guido Rud's FilmSharks Intl. has acquired worldwide rights outside France and Spain. Spain's ...

CANNES €CO 2012

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Take a virtual seat for the 65th Cannes Film Festival a live stream event from the Majestic Hotel!  Join us from any remote location or even your very own living room - as we film live via online live streaming - for an exclusive Screen International insider's perspective and behind-the-scenes, full-access pass to interviews, roundtables and a wealth of rich media content in PDF presentations and documents of working examples of film finance from Cannes Eco 2012 while on location...

Preparing for Cannes Festival Opening Gala Dinner at Electrolux Agora

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Preperation for Cannes Festival Opening Gala Dinner at Electrolux Agora 11th May4 Electrolux bring 90 years of Culinary Expertise to  “the most important annual dinner in France” at Film Festival de Cannes with award-winning partner chefs. The Electrolux Agora Pavilion will host the official 2012 Film Festival de Cannes Opening Gala Dinner and the Jury Deliberation Lunches. The former of these is considered “the most important annual dinner in France” by Electrolux part...

10th Annual African Diaspora INTERNATIONAL Film Festival

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 10th Annual African Diaspora INTERNATIONAL Film Festival will run in Chicago  June 14-21, 2012 Facets Multimedia and the African Diaspora Film Festival will celebrate 10 years of collaboration in the production of a festival that has brought to the imagination of people films such as: The Tracker, Kirikou and The Sorceress, Gospel Hill, Massai, The Rain Warriors, Sia, The Dream of the Python, Made In Jamaica and many more.   South Africa, Surinam, The United States, Brazil, Cuba and Came...

ÉCU 2012 afterparty at Les Voûtes

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Check out our awesome afterparty video from this year's festival at Les Voûtes, Saint-Paul in Paris. Regardez l'incroyable video de l'afterparty de cette année aux Voûtes, Saint-Paul, Paris, France. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lQOjhFWrvE&feature=youtu.be  ...

“The Cal Crew (Caucasian Love Returned)” Feature Long Musical Based on the USA Now Released.

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“The Cal Crew (Caucasian Love Returned)” Feature Long Musical Based on the USA Now Released.   http://youtu.be/3uY6-XmCa_I   Los Angeles,CA: Two epic musicals storm the internet and international markets all over the world. 1. “The Cal Crew (Caucasian Love Returned)” 2. “The Cursed Riddles of California” 17 North American actors, actresses and dancers swirl away in all the towns and cities of California in a passionate celebration of love, fashi...

Cinema City - International Film And New Media Festival to host EFA Board meeting during the festival

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CINEMA CITY - The whole town is a cinema! The new edition of Cinema City International Film Festival will be held from June 16 to June 23, 2012 in Novi Sad. During those eight days, Novi Sad will once again become cinema city with rich film, music and academic programmes. The programme concept of the festival covers film, music, and academic programme, which take place at more than 20 locations in Novi Sad. Film programme will present 14 selections of domestic and foreig...

Senna picks up three awards at focal awards

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    The ninth annual FOCAL International Awards in association with AP Archive took place last night at The Lancaster London Hotel, with winning entries spanning the decades and unearthing stunning footage illustrating a wide variety of topics, including life in the former USSR, racial segregation, the passion of motor racing and the chilling beauty of degraded film.   The standout project at this year's awards was Senna (Working Title/Universal Pictu...

2012 Los Angeles Film Festival Line-Up

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This year's Festival will screen a diverse slate of nearly 200 feature films, shorts, and music videos, representing more than 30 countries, along with signature programs such as the Filmmaker Retreat, Poolside Chats, Coffee Talks, Music Events and more. Check back May 15 for the complete Festival schedule! OPENING NIGHT:   To Rome With Love- (DIRECTOR/WRITER Woody Allen PRODUCERS Letty Aronson, Stephen Tenenbaum CAST Woody Allen, Alec Baldwin, Roberto Benigni, Penélope Cruz,...

Brazilian vision of paranoia wins this years PIX

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At the award show ending the film festival CPH PIX 2012, Brazilian first-time director Kleber Mendonça Filho, won the main competition, the New Talent Grand PIX, for 'Neighbouring Sounds'. The audience award went to the irresistable Canadian film 'Monsieur Lazhar'. Saturday night on the 28th of April, the international jury at CPH PIX selected Brazilian Kleber Mendonça Filho as the most promising talent among the ten competing first-time directors in the main competition. The jury co...

Spider Spider

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A little more about Serbian Short Film production and Serbian filmmaker Marko Kostić and about his promising career and interesting ideas you can read in this interview. Marko Kostić directed short film Mašinica (The Gadget), a little  film that Belgrade film lovers had the chance to see on the last Documentary and Short Film Festival in Belgrade.     - What is the advantage of the short film in Serbia and general? Distribution options are limited to short film festi...

Cannes Classics 2012 welcomes cannes legends

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                                                      Agnès Varda, Universal Pictures, Robert De Niro, John Boorman, Andrei Konchalovsky, Roman Polanski, the World Cinema Foundation, Jerry Lewis, Lawrence of Arabia, Claude Miller, Nastassja Kinski, Alfred Hitchcock, Keisuke Kinoshita, The Dance Cinematheque, Roberto...

Omer Pasha Successfully Establishes Himself as a Director, Producer, Actor and Singer in Vancouver, BC

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Omer Pasha, now a complete multimedia man has more than 1000 music videos/short movies and videos over the web. Omer Pasha produces all his work in Vancouver, BC Canada and is part of Cannes Market every year in Cannes. Omer Pasha movies cover major colossal themes of mystery, psychedelic animation, sex, erotica, women, fashion, religion, art, action, thriller, horror, funny and futuristic upbeat racy videos/short films.   Vancouver,BC , April 19, 2012 Omer Pas...

Line up for the 7th Annual Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival

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The 7th Annual Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival (LAJFF) http://www.lajfilmfest.org/ presented by The Jewish Journal,  kicks off their excellent line-up of 26 films with an opening night star studded red carpet celebration and premiere of the authorized Documentary Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom. http://www.7thart.com/films/Tony-Curtis-Driven-to-Stardom . As a boy in the streets of the Bronx, to the silver screen, Bernie Schwartz reinvented himself as a Hollywood pop idol becoming Tony Curtis....
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