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9th World Film Festival of Bangkok 2011

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BANGKOK ~ More than 80 films from some 30 countries are to be screened at this year’s edition of Bangkok’s World Film Festival (WFF), the longest-running film festival in Thailand. Scheduled for November 4 to 13, the ninth edition of the festival appears to have a stronger and more balanced selection than last year and should prove popular with cineastes not only from Thailand but also from neighboring countries. Still under the enthusiastic control of festival director V...

A Shaded View on Fashion Film Awards

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  Announcing the Winners of the 4th Edition of the Festival: ‘A Shaded View on Fashion Film'   In a rapturous awards ceremony held on the opening night of Diane Pernet's three-day international festival A Shaded View On Fashion (ASVOFF), nine ‘fashion films' were bestowed upon winners with gongs and prizes followed by a moving performance at the official venue of ASVOFF 4 in Paris, the Centre Pompidou.  Over the weekend, ASVOFF electrified enthusiasts of both fashion a...

Lazar Ristovski at the Golden Orange Film Festival

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  The famous Serbian director, actor, producer and writer Lazar Ristovski is at the 48th International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival for the special screening of his latest film, ‘WHITE LIONS’. Ristovski who has become world-renowned actor,  after appearing the award-winning Emir Kusturica film, “Underground”, will  get together with the audience for the Q&A session after the screening of his film.  Ristovski will also hold a worksho...

Bong Joon-ho to Receive Busan West Icon Award and present “The Host” in 3D

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  Influential Director Bong Joon-ho to Receive Busan West Icon Award and Present Opening Night Film - The North American Premiere of "The Host" in 3D   Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premiere film schools in the United States, in continued partnership with South Korea's Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), Asia's largest film festival, is proud to announce the Busan West Asian Film Festival, November 11-13 i...

Golden Orange’s International Competition has begun

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Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival has announced its jurors for International Competition – a diverse and talented group of five women, including award-winning filmmakers, journalists and media pioneers - will select the winners among the ten competitive festival films. The ‘48th International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, will be held from 8th to 14th October 2011. This year the festival is organized by the Antalya Culture and Art Foundation (AKSAV) and Antalya Metropolitan Mun...

One Upon A Time in Anatolia at RIFF 2011

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, RIFF 2011 Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest film ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA (2011) premiered in competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival where the film won Grand Prix. A Turkish and Bosnian co-production, the film screened to audiences at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival in the Open Air Theater on July 25th, 2011. The cast and crew attended a press conference at SFF on July 26th to answer questions in detail about their much beloved new film. ...

DRIVE at TIFF 2011

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DRIVE (2011) held its North American premier this week at 2011 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Below is the press conference for the film in competition DRIVE (2011) at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. On panel were: Director Nicolas Winding Refn, Actor Ryan Gosling, Writer Hossein Amini, Editor Mat Newman, Producer Marc Platt and Producer Adam Siegel.Nicolas Winding Refn is a former student of Von Trier so naturally, there was a thick tension in the DRIVE pressroom with ever...

Once Upon A Time in Anatolia, at TIFF 2011

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Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest film ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA (2011) premiered in competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival where the film won Grand Prix. A Turkish and Bosnian co-production, the film screened to audiences at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival in the Open Air Theater on July 25th, 2011. The cast and crew attended a press conference at SFF on July 26th to answer questions in detail about their much beloved new film.OUATIA held its North American premier at...

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, CANNES 2011

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Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest film ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA (2011) premiered in competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival where the film won Grand Prix. A Turkish and Bosnian co-production, the film screened to audiences at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival in the Open Air Theater on July 25th, 2011. The cast and crew attended a press conference at SFF on July 26th to answer questions in detail about their much beloved new film. A stream of cars with illuminated h...

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, in Sarajevo...

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Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest film ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA (2011) premiered in competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival where the film won Grand Prix. A Turkish and Bosnian co-production, the film screened to audiences at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival in the Open Air Theater on July 25th, 2011. The cast and crew attended a press conference at SFF on July 26th to answer questions in detail about their much beloved new film.   A stream of car...

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, in Sarajevo...

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Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest film ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA (2011) premiered in competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival where the film won Grand Prix. A Turkish and Bosnian co-production, the film screened to audiences at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival in the Open Air Theater on July 25th, 2011. The cast and crew attended a press conference at SFF on July 26th to answer questions in detail about their much beloved new film.A stream of cars with illuminated headlig...

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, in Sarajevo...

Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Grand Prix prize winning film at this year's Cannes Film Festival, ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, Turkey, 2011) screened in BH Film at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival SFF.press conference at SFF 2011.photo by Vanessa McMahon

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, in Sarajevo...

.  Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Grand Prix prize winning film at this year's Cannes Film Festival, ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, Turkey, 2011) screened in BH Film at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival SFF.here: actor Yilmaz Erdogan photo by Vanessa McMahon

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, in Sarajevo...

Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Grand Prix prize winning film at this year's Cannes Film Festival, ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, Turkey, 2011) screened in BH Film at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival SFF.here: director Nuri Bilge Ceylanphoto by Vanessa McMahon

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, in Sarajevo...

Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Grand Prix prize winning film at this year's Cannes Film Festival, ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, Turkey, 2011) screened in BH Film at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival SFF.here: actor Taner Birselphoto by Vanessa McMahon

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, in Sarajevo...

Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Grand Prix prize winning film at this year's Cannes Film Festival, ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, Turkey, 2011) screened in BH Film at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival SFF.here: director Nuri Bilge Ceylanphoto by Vanessa McMahon

The Invocation and Eternal close the 2nd Eko International Film Festival

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The international award winning film Eternal closed the second Eko International Film Festival in Lagos on Thursday July 14, 2011. Thursday July 14, 2011. The Invocation and Eternal close the 2nd Eko International Film Festival Emmanuel Itier’s dialectical spiritual documentaryThe Invocation and Chike Ibekwe’s melodramatic metaphysical drama Eternal closed the second edition of the annual Eko International Film Festival(EKOIFF) Thursday mo...

Anarchy in zirmunai

Director: Saulius Drunga.
Young provincial girl Vilė comes to the big town with ambitions about high education. She tries to find a rented apartment for living and meets boyish looking and wearing a T-Shirt with anarchy sign on it girl Sandra. From her first days in the big town Vilė gets a perfect guide — always strong and optimistic Sandra. Under Sandra’s anarchistic philosophy’s leadership Vilė leisurely throws away her provincial modesty and fears, but incidental meeting with member of big town’s punk community overturn all her new views. Vilė understands that Sandra’s “anarchy” has nothing to do with alternative underground culture…

Film gems in Durban

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Great Line-up at the 32nd Durban International Film Festival   The 32nd Durban International Film Festival kicks off on 21 July with the World Premiere of the South African film Otelo Burning, directed by Sara Blecher.  Set during the last days of apartheid, the Durban-shot film tells the story of a group of South African township youngsters who discover surfing as an empowering escape from the political violence of the times. There is drama, romance, rivalry, and tragedy in this c...

Student 3D Film Festival Announces Winners

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First Ever Student 3D Film Festival Announces Winners at Campus MovieFest International Grand Finale in HollywoodA first of its kind, 'CMF 3D', backed by Panasonic 3D Technology and the International 3D Society, Delivered 3D Tools and Education to Student FilmmakersHOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Campus MovieFest (CMF), the world's largest student film festival, in partnership with Panasonic and the International 3D Society (I3DS), completed the first CMF 3D Film Festival during...

MIDNIGHT IN PARIS, a laud review!

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MIDNIGHT IN PARIS (2011) is Woody Allen’s latest magnum opus which held its world premier at this year’s Cannes Film Festival and has met with critical praise since, proving to be Allen’s most watched and beloved film since the past twenty-five years. Imagine the legendary tales of CINDERELLA, A MOVEABLE FEAST, THE SUN ALSO RISES and the film THE PURPLE ROSE OF CAIRO (1985) all stewed together to make a new stellar film, familiar yet completely original set within the ever tw...

MIDNIGHT IN PARIS, a laud review!

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MIDNIGHT IN PARIS (2011) is Woody Allen’s latest magnum opus which held its world premier at this year’s Cannes Film Festival and has met with critical praise since, proving to be Allen’s most watched and beloved film since the past twenty-five years. Imagine the legendary tales of CINDERELLA, A MOVEABLE FEAST, THE SUN ALSO RISES and the film THE PURPLE ROSE OF CAIRO (1985) all stewed together to make a new stellar film, familiar yet completely original set within the ever twinkling romant...

Film and television: Falling in love again?

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On May 15, as part of the 64th Cannes film festival program, the European Audiovisual Observatory held a very informative workshop about the current relationship between film and television. More than 400 professionals had gathered as Mr. Wolfgang Closs, executive director of the European Audiovisual Observatory, welcomed a number of speakers from his organization as well as outside specialists to discuss trends in the European film and broadcast markets. And the big question was: are fil...

DRIVE-ing at Cannes, with Ryan Gosling

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This was a very endearing press conference, especially in light of Lars Von Trier’s press conference two days prior for MELANCHOLY (2011) that still had everyone’s head spinning in Cannes. Von Trier’s comments on his Nazi sympathies as well as his protested desire to return to Denmark and focus only on soft and hardcore porn had everyone at Cannes thinking twice about Danish cinema and its praiseworthy art-house directors. Nicolas Winding Refn is a former student of Von Trier so naturally,...

DRIVE press conference

the press conference for the film in competition DRIVE(2011) at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. On panel were: Director NicolasWinding Refn, Actor Ryan Gosling, Writer Hossein Amini, Editor Mat Newman,Producer Marc Platt and Producer Adam Siegel.photo by Vanessa McMahon 

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