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2nd INDIA INTERNATIONAL WOMEN FILM FESTIVAL

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2nd INDIA INTERNATIONAL WOMEN FILM FESTIVAL NEW DELHI, 11th TO 18 DEC. 2006 Venue: SIRI FORT AUDITORIUM 1, 2, 3, 4/BANGA SANSKRITI MANCH (GOLE MARKET) No. of Films : 130 Participating country : 30 Competition : World Cinema (feature), Participating Countries: France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Italy, Norway, Spain, Portugal, Russia, India, Pakistan, Lebanon, Tunisia, Egypt, Mexico, Cuba, Romania, Belgium, Switzerland, Israel, Luxemburg etc. Competition : Documentary &...

Amsterdam: 9th Africa in the Picture – Reframing Tradition

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Amsterdam – September 7th – 16thLocations: Filmhuis Rialto, Club Bitterzoet, Podium Mozaïek, Imagine IC free open air cinema throughout Amsterdam.Parallel programmeRotterdam, The Hague, Eindhoven, Nijmegen & Den Bosch.African Film is experiencing a transformation! Africa in the Picture – the annual platform in Europe for African cinema and African Diaspora cinema (North and South America, Europe, Surinam, the Caribbean) demonstrates these developments in over 80 films. The varied programm...

Tous les Cinémas du Monde: second edition in Cannes

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For its second edition "Tous les Cinémas du Monde" welcomes seven new countries: Russia, Israel, Singapore, Switzerland, Venezuela, Tunisia and Chile. The goal of this programme of the Festival de Cannes is to illustrate the cultural diversity of world cinema. It was created and continues to develop thanks to financing from the Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. Russia, not so long ago, suffered an absence of great films and a void in the number of motion-picture theatres. Today, the volum...

Cannes Fest in brief

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The Jury of Un Certain Regard will be presided by Monte Hellman. The Jury of the Golden Camera will be presided by Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne. The Actor's MasterClass will be given on Friday, May 19th by Gena Rowlands. The Music MasterClass by Alexandre Desplat, in dialogue with Jacques Audiard, will take place on Sunday, May 21st. The Cinema MasterClass will be hosted by Sydney Pollack on Thursday, May 25th. On this occasion he will present his documentary SKETCHES OF FRANK GEHRY. A brand-ne...

Tous les Cinémas du Monde in Cannes

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For its second edition "Tous les Cinémas du Monde" welcomes seven new countries: Russia, Israel, Singapore, Switzerland, Venezuela, Tunisia and Chile.The goal of this programme of the Festival de Cannes is to illustrate the cultural diversity of world cinema. It was created and continues to develop thanks to financing from the Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.Russia, not so long ago, suffered an absence of great films and a void in the number of motion-picture theatres. Today, the volume of ...

Raising Voices Conference at Rotterdam Festival

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Hubert Bals Fund Conference on training next generation of filmmaking voicesOn Sunday 29th January 2006, the International Film Festival Rotterdam will organize a Hubert Bals Fund Conference in Rotterdam entitled “Raising Voices.” Representatives from training organizations from around the world will come together to discuss the design of training programs that will stimulate the next generation of culturally distinctive and authentic filmmaking voices.The conference will examine the questio...

Nantes 3 Continents has awarded Angel's Fall

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The International Jury of the 27th Festival des 3 Continents composed of : Gela Babluani - georgian director ; Joao Botelho - portuguese director ;Ben Hackworth - australian director ; Stéphane Lerouge - french music producer.Ira Sachs - american producer.has awarded : Golden Montgolfier : "Melegin düsüsü" (Angel's Fall) by Semih Kaplanoglu / Turkey Silver Montgolfier ex-aequo : "A Perfect Day" by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige / Lebanon and "Sayonara Midori-chan" by Tomoyuki Furuyama ...

Terry Gilliam, Taylor Hackford among guest at Capri fest

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American directors Terry Gilliam and Taylor Hackford, Shekhar Kapur from India, and Italian Roberto Faenza will appear together at a forum on the cinema industry that is a highlight of the 10th anniversary edition of the Capri, Hollywood Kimbo Film Festival to be held December 27, 2005 through January 2, 2006 on the Isle of Capri.The four leaders of world moviemaking are the first artists to confirm their participation in the cinema forum. The event will showcase ideas about the future of film ...

The Vancouver International Film Festival awards

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The Vancouver International Film Festival has set another box-office record, with ticket sales up for a total of $978,000. (against a $2.5 million budget) This is by far the highest percentage of any major film festival in Canada. The festival also surpassed the 150,000 attendance mark once again, reached for the first time in 2002. In all there were 572 public screenings for a total of 342 films including 231 features and mid-lengths, of which there were 8 world premieres, 22 international prem...

In the city of Angels, The Los Angeles Festival flies again

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IN THE CITY OF ANGELS, THE LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL FLIES AGAINThe Los Angeles Film Festival took wing with an ideal opener, the North American premiere of David Jacobson’s Down In The Valley at the Cinerama Dome, Hollywood on Thursday, June 16. With an excellent cast and strong performances, the film captures the valley’s famous slackness with an apt tobacco-stained tanginess. Nocturnal images of snaking highways act as rivers of light isolating valley dwellers from the world and, as in th...

Los Angeles Film Fest full line up

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FULL PROGRAM LINE-UPDirector of Programming Rachel Rosen joined Festival Director Rich Raddon in announcing the full program line-up for the 2005 Los Angeles Film Festival (June 16-26), including the Centerpiece Premiere, the Guest Director, the Artist in Residence, and the Closing Night Film. The Festival also announced that Don Cheadle, Lisa Kudrow, and Elijah Wood will serve as Honorary Festival Chairs for the 2005 Los Angeles Film Festival. “We are thrilled to be highlighting two films ...

Terrorists, Communists and Giant Cockroaches Scoop Footage Awards

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Top honours in the second annual FOCAL Footage Awards have gone to programmes on subjects ranging from perceptions of terrorism to visualisations of an Olympic Games for animals.The awards, sponsored by APTN Library, recognise the use of archive footage in the media. They were announced at a ceremony at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in London, and presented by renowned film-maker Lord Puttnam.Two of the most highly contested categories were for the use of footage in Current Aff...

Bermuda Fest in action, opens with The Upside of Anger

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BERMUDA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2005 LINEUP“THE UPSIDE OF ANGER” and “MAD HOT BALLROOM” OPEN and CLOSE MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM TO BE “FILMAKER IN FOCUS” Showcasing a film line-up as rich and eclectic as the culture of the island itself, the Bermuda International Film Festival will welcome visitors for the 8th annual Fest, March 18-24. . The Bermuda International Film Festival invites influences from around the world with films that will compete for Best Feature from the ...

Los Angeles film event kicks off for the NYIIFVF

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The New York International Independent Film & Video Festival (NYIIFVF) kicks off 2005 in style by launching a ten day film and art event in Los Angeles from March 10th through the 17th. Showcasing over 100 impressive features, shorts, animations and documentaries, NYIIFVF is sure to be well received. Founded in 1993 by Stuart Alson, NYIIFVF has been recognized by the film and entertainment industry as one of the leading film events on the independent festival circuit. NYIIFVF begins its celebrat...

Palm Springs Fest unveils 2005 festival

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PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALUnveils Outstanding 2005 FestivalPalm Springs International Film Festival now in it’s 16th year has unveiled the program set for the January Festival. With a wonderful array of 190 films, from over an amazing 65 countries for this prestigious 2005 Festival. This is a dynamic presentation of 79 premieres (14 World, 45 U.S. and 20 North American). Also of the 50 films submitted for consideration in the Best Foreign Language Film category for the Academy...

Miami International Film Festival Announces Program

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The Miami International Film Festival (MIFF), presented by Miami Dade College (MDC), announced today the full schedule of films for the 22nd annual Festival to be held February 4-13, 2005.118 Films—87 Features and 31 Shorts—from 47 Countries Highlight 2005 FestivalIncluding 7 World Premieres, 15 International, North American& U.S. Premieres, and 33 East Coast PremieresUnveiled today for the 2005 program were 118 films from 47 countries, including 7 World Premieres, 15 International, North Am...

Berlin Today Awards will select from 174 digital film entries

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Following Berlin Talent Campus 2004, a total of 174 filmmakers from 47 countries have submitted their entries for the Berlin Today Award 2005. As this year's Berlin Today Award (BTA) films travel from film festival to film festival for screening to audiences and filmmakers around the world, the three new films which will compete for the 2005 award to be announced on February 16, 2005 during the Berlinale Talent Campus are in the middle of postproduction. With the support of the Medienboard Berli...

The Dubai International Film Festival in action

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Inaugural festival guests expected to attend include Prince Albert of Monaco, Archbishop Tutu, Morgan Freeman, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Harvey Weinstein, Amitabh Bachchan.The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) today announced the program for its inaugural event which will take place December 6-11, 2004.The festival will be held under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and UAE Defence Minister and the Chairmanship of His Highness...

Las Vegas line up for NYIIFVF

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THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVALRETURNS TO LAS VEGAS, JULY 20th - 27thThe New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF) along with its companion, The New York International Independent Music Festival (NYIIMF) proudly returns for their annual Las Vegas edition, for eight days of screenings, performances, seminars and parties. The festival kicks off on July 20th with an opening night networking party at club Seven. These festivals will run concu...

Marco Island fest line up

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2004 World Cinema Naples Film Line-upSee you at the Movies!FEATURE NARRATIVESThe Barbecue People (Hamangalistim)Feature Drama, 102 minutes, 2003, Israel, Dir.- David Ofek & Yossi Madmony, Prod.-David Ofek, Joseph Madmony, Screenplay- David Ofek, Yossi Madmony,Starring- Victor Ida, Raymond Abecassis, Makram Khuri, Israel Bright, Dana Ivgi, Gili Sa'ar, Igal Adika, World Premier Mar del Plata Intl Film Festival - winner of the silver Ombu for Best Screenplay. Israel in the late 80's; a wild BBQ fe...

Dubai ’s Ibda’a Media Student Awards Go Global

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Dubai Media City announced today that the Ibda’a Media Student Awards has expanded its scope to include entries from all over the world. Rolling out the new global edition of the Awards, Dubai Media City officials said that Ibda’a’s expansion into a worldwide competition realizes its eventual goal of having global reach and appeal.“The global Ibda’a Awards will highlight the fact that talent, creativity, and excellence have no borders,” said Abdulhamid Juma, CEO of Dubai Media City a...

Brussels Festival of European Film - Programme

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"Relaunched last year with a new crew and new objectives, the Festival continues with its new formula that discovers new European talent from the 45 countries of the Council of Europe. The programme will therefore be made up exclusively of the first and second works of European filmmakers, but across all the genres.English decadence, irreverent Belgian humour, French transsexuals, intellectual Spanish directors, almost silent but moving cinema from Italy. This is what we will find in the selecti...

Dubai media City behind backs its new festival

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Inaugural Dubai International Film Festival aims to build cultural bridges.Cultural understanding and international harmony will be the themes of the inaugural Dubai International Film Festival, Dubai Media City’s newly launched film festival scheduled for December 6-11, 2004.DUBAI MEDIA CITY CORPORATE PROFILEDubai Media City is the media arm of Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone which emerged out of the vision of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Du...

The Katorza Cinema, a special host

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HistoryThe Katorza Cinema, where most of the festival of the 3 continents takes place, has a long history that makes it play a special role in the hearts of Nantes’ moviegoers. In fact, it was founded on June 4, 1921 by a Jewish immigrant from Tunisia named Salomon Kétorza. This fairground entertainer was at the time quite famous in the City of the Dukes because he had created in 1900 a huge 14-wagon long travelling cinema and 2 brick-and-mortar theatres : the Apollo which opened in December ...

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