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Cine Gay Returns to the San Diego Latino Film Festival 2007

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San Diego Latino Film Festival continues its mission to help correct the often distorted images seen on television and in movies by presenting a second year of the Cine Gay Showcase. Challenging the historical exclusion of under-represented communities in the media, the festival takes advantage of the opportunity of this showcase to highlight experiences of gay life in different corners of the world, underlining the universal experience as well as the unique expressions of the Latin GLBT commun...

The San Diego Latino Film Festival

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The San Diego Latino Film Festival continues to showcase an amazing range of independent voices in film with Cine’mation, its first animated showcase.  The festival is proud to present this impressive array of work within the art form that includes animatics, 2D, 3D, and stop motion films.  Bringing something for everyone, the showcase presents art house programs alongside more traditional family films.While the Cine’mation Showcase may be new to the festival, Latino/a contributions to the...

San Diego Latino Film Festival ready to kick

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THE 14TH ANNUAL SAN DIEGO LATINO FILM FESTIVAL:FEEL – SEE - CELEBRATE: MARCH 8 – 18, 2007 The Media Arts Center San Diego is proud to announce the 2007 San Diego Latino Film Festival with more than 185 films from Mexico, Cuba, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Guatemala, Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina, Spain and the U.S. This prestigious and internationally recognized film festival is the longest running Latino festival in Southern California. With a projected audience of over 25,000 and the addition of ...

Göteborg International Film Festival Program reveiled

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The festival of 2007 offers 450 short, feature and documentary films, from a total of 65 countries, during ten days. The opening film will be Klaus Härö’s The New Man. It is also the first film screened in the Nordic competition. The closing film will be Leaps & Bounds by Petter Næss with Peter Stormare among the actors. This year The Göteborg International Film Festival focuses on five countries in two sections; Vietnam in ”Viewing Vietnam” - and Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia in ...

Göteborg International Film Festival

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The festival of 2007 offers 450 short, feature and documentary films, from a total of 65 countries, during ten days. The opening film will be Klaus Härö’s The New Man. It is also the first film screened in the Nordic competition. The closing film will be Leaps & Bounds by Petter Næss with Peter Stormare among the actors. This year The Göteborg International Film Festival focuses on five countries in two sections; Vietnam in ”Viewing Vietnam” - and Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia in ”Under...

15th Jewish Film Festival

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The 15th annual Portland Jewish Film FestivalThis year's films, while they express specific Jewish experiences, resonate beyond their cultural inspiration and speak to ideas, experiences and issues that confront our common humanity. We invite you to explore, discover and acknowledge as we do the generosity of our individual program sponsors and patrons, whose ongoing investments make the Festival possible.JAN 18 THUR 7 PMFAMILY LAWARGENTINA 2005DIRECTOR: DANIEL BURMANBurman's warm dramatic come...

Denver Film Festival (SDFF29) line up

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The 29th Starz Denver Film Festival (SDFF29), produced by the Denver Film Society, rolls out the red carpet November 9 - 19, 2006. This year’s festival features a Salute to Canadian Cinema and will screen over 200 films with 14 premieres (2 world premieres, 5 North American premieres and 8 U.S premieres). 29 countries are represented this year: Argentina, Austria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Mongoli...

CABIN in Native Peruvian Village early century

Photo courtesy of Irela Nunez Del Pozo Private Archive Collection, Peru

SEARCHING FOR PERU's CINEMA HERITAGE

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                                     native     SEARCHING FOR PERU THE IRELA PERUVIAN FILM ARCHIVE COLLECTION Researching the Film Archives The little-known historical cinema culture of this Andean nation has found a heroine in an indefatigable and earnest native archive researcher, Irela NUNEZ DEL POZO, who although currently based in Italy, criss-crosses...

highlights from Encounters:Britain’s biggest fest for shorts

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Britain’s biggest competitive short film festival, Encounters Short Film Festival (www.encounters-festival.org.uk) returns this Autumn (21-26th November) to Bristol’s Watershed with a new name which reflects the combined talents of Brief Encounters and its sister event, Animated Encounters, who have merged to present another glorious dose of the best of the world’s cinematic shorts.The expanded six-day film fest will present a bonanza slice of brand new international work, and screen over ...

Britain’s biggest competitive short film festival releases line up

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Britain’s biggest competitive short film festival, Encounters Short Film Festival (www.encounters-festival.org.uk) returns this Autumn (21-26th November) to Bristol’s Watershed with a new name which reflects the combined talents of Brief Encounters and its sister event, Animated Encounters, who have merged to present another glorious dose of the best of the world’s cinematic shorts.The expanded six-day film fest will present a bonanza slice of brand new international work, and screen over ...

' Mahmoucito' Strikes it Big in LIMA !

"Important Cinema Director in Lima, Peru" is the name of last week's article in a leading daily on Iranian director Mahmoud Reza Sani's visit to that country. After presentation of his short "CHE, El DULCHE SUENO DE LA SANA", filmed in Cuba,at the 2006 Cannes Short Film Corner, the filmmaker has travelled to Lima for a retrospective of his films to enthusiastic local audiences. His recent feature, 'THE WILD GOO

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival LNE UP

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The 9th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival has announced its program, which is available online at www.cinelasamericas.org. (Please see attachments for full schedule and film info.)At the Web site, users can navigate films by title, program section, venue, and country of origin. Festival passes ($60) and tickets for individual screenings ($5 to $7) are also available online, as well as at the box office.This year’s festival program runs from Wednesday, April 19, through Sunday, Apr...

It's women directors' moment to shine in the Miami sunshine.........

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SPOTLIGHT ON WOMEN DIRECTORSThe Directors Guild of America reports that less than 10% of its membership are women. In the history of the Academy Awards, only three women have ever been nominated for Best Director (Lina Wertmuller, Jane Campion and Sofia Coppola). While women head major studios and are prolific producers, there still is a “glass ceiling” regarding women directors. But at the Miami International Film Festival....it's a woman's world, and male journalists like myself just have ...

Mar del Plata kicks off its 21st edition

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MAR DEL PLATA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (March 9-19th)The 21st edition of the Mar del Plata International Film Festival will have as special guest Juliette Binoche and Abel Ferrara. Other important guest that will be present in the festival are Jesús Aranda, Ventura Pons, Patricia Reyes Espíndola, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Michael Winterbottom, Radaman Suleman, Charles McDougall and Paul Morrisey. Some of they will dictate Master Classes that will take place at the Salon Versalles. The fe...

And the Tigers go to China Uruguay and United States

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35th International Film Festival RotterdamWednesday, January 25 – Sunday, February 5, 2006During the IFFR 2006 Awards Ceremony on Friday, February 3, 2006 in Concert and Congress Centre ‘de Doelen’ in Rotterdam, the winning films of the 35th International Film Festival Rotterdam were announced. The three VPRO Tiger Awards were granted to WALKING ON THE WILD SIDE (LIA XIAO ZI) by Han Jie (China/France), THE DOG POUND (LA PERRERA) by Manuel Nieto Zas (Uruguay/Argentina/Canada/Spain), both su...

Miami International Festival announces Line Up

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The Miami International Film Festival, now in its 23rd edition, announced its official program, along with other announcements, at a packed news conference on the campus of the Festival’s patron, Miami Dade College.The Festival, which has grown in reputation as a major showcase for American independent and international films, with an accent on Spanish-language cinema, will open on March 3rd with the world premiere of HEARTLIFT (Lifting de Corazon), Argentine director Eliseo Subiela’s delici...

Film Sales Support (FSS) for Sundance Film Festival

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Film Sales Support (FSS) for Sundance Film Festival(19-29 January 2006)Film Sales Support (FSS) kicks off in 2006 with the support of 11 European films at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival in the US. The support comprises an eclectic mix of feature films and documentaries from Denmark, Italy, Spain, the UK, France and Germany. Celluloid Dreams will receive financial incentives to promote Allegro by Christoffer Boe, I for India by UK director Sandhya Suri and Factotum by Norwegian director B...

Rotterdam announces full line up VPRO Tiger Awards Competition

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The International Film Festival Rotterdam has selected fourteen films for the VPRO Tiger Awards Competition of its 35th edition which will start January 25. The Competition line up counts nine world premieres, three international premieres and two European premieres. Four titles were supported by the IFFR’s Hubert Bals Fund and one title was previously selected as CineMart Project. Two competition titles have been acquired already for release in The Netherlands: LAND OF THE BLIND and NORTHERN ...

Tampa Fest to honor Indian Filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta

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The fourth annual Tampa International Film Festival will run February 3-11, 2006 at Sunrise Cinemas and the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI). A major retrospective of the Indian master filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta will be presented at the Festival, along with his most recent feature Kaalpurush (Memories in the Mist). Dasgupta is a well-known Bengali director, writer and producer. He will attend the Festival and introduce his films.Award-winning Canadian director Bernard Émond will atten...

Hamburg G&L Festival ends with record number of visitors

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16th Int. Hamburg Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (October 11th - 16th, 2005)Hamburg’s third largest film festival ended on October 22nd with an awards ceremony recognizing the best feature films. A record number of people filled the cinemas and attended the various events surrounding the six-day fest. The number of ticket-holders grew by 5.5%. Among the festival guests were 120 accredited members of the film and media industry from around the world. Over 25 filmmakers were also in attendance incl...

Mill Valley opens its 28th edition

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For 28 years, Mill Valley Film Festival has been presenting the best in American Independent and International feature films, hard-hitting documentaries, cutting edge video, delightful children’s fare and tributes to celluloid luminaries. This year is no exception. With more than 150 slated films and videos from around the globe, the Mill Valley Film Festival unspools October 6-16.“The 28th Festival is filled with extraordinary independent films from 55 countries around the world as well as ...

The Hamptons International Film Festival full program

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THE 13TH ANNUAL HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALOCTOBER 19-23, 2005 Hiam Abbass ~ Danny Aiello ~ Kevin Bacon ~ Jon Robin Baitz ~ Alec Baldwin ~ Ned Beatty ~ Bob Berney ~ Dyan Cannon ~ Alan Cumming ~ Hope Davis ~ David Dinerstein ~ David Marshall Grant ~ Ted Hope ~ Eugene Jarecki ~ Cherry Jones ~ Marc Levin ~ Claude LeLouch ~ Bill Nighy ~ Martin McDonagh ~ Liza Minnelli ~ Sarah Paulson ~ Zac Posen ~ Paul Reiser Miranda Richardson ~ Charlie Rose ~ Kyra Sedgwick ~ Vivienne Tam ~ Christine Vach...

Mill Valley kicks in for 11 days of filmmakers treats

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For 28 years, Mill Valley Film Festival has been presenting the best in American Independent and International feature films, hard-hitting documentaries, cutting edge video, delightful children’s fare and tributes to celluloid luminaries. This year is no exception. With more than 150 slated films and videos from around the globe, the Mill Valley Film Festival unspools October 6-16 at the CinéArts @ Sequoia, 25 Throckmorton Avenue in Mill Valley; 142 Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Aven...

the Cannes Festival By Veronique Cayla

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THE FESTIVAL 2005 by Véronique Cayla (Managing Director)Cannes May 11-21, 2005Continuing along the same path as the reflections of Gilles Jacob, we will begin the Festival with a Rencontre that will take place the day before the Opening, on Tuesday May 10th.We are bringing together the film directors of the Juries to reflect on the future of festivals like ours. We have chosen these filmmakers, who come from all over the world, for the quality of their work, for their passion for cinema and the...

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