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FNC opens with La mise à l’aveugle (Small Blind) by Quebec director Simon Galiero

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41ST FESTIVAL DU NOUVEAU CINÉMA   The Festival du nouveau cinéma is opening its 41st edition on October 10 with the world premiere of La mise à l’aveugle (Small Blind) by Quebec director Simon Galiero. Camille Rewinds by French actress/director Noémie Lvovsky will close the Festival on Saturday, October 20. La mise à l’aveugle (Small Blind), second feature by Simon Galiero (Nuages sur la ville), will mark the off...

EXORCISMUS, interview with Manuel Carballo

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  Well, a fantasy film festival would not be complete without an exorcism/horror and the latest demon to take possession is that in THE POSSESSION OF EMMA EVANS (La posesión de Emma Evans; Spain, 2010), also known as EXORCISMUS. While the film itself is a Spanish production (by Filmax, Barcelona) realized by Spanish director Manuel Carballo, it is set in London and filmed in English with actors Tommy Bastow, Sophie Vavasseur, Richard Felix, Douglas Bradley, and Stephen Billington. The f...

'La posesión de Emma Evans' (EXORCISMUS), interview with Manuel Carballo

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 Well, a fantasy film festival would not be complete without an exorcism/horror and the latest demon to take possession is that in THE POSSESSION OF EMMA EVANS (La posesión de Emma Evans; Spain, 2010), also known as EXORCISMUS. While the film itself is a Spanish production (by Filmax, Barcelona) realized by Spanish director Manuel Carballo, it is set in London and filmed in English with actors Tommy Bastow, Sophie Vavasseur, Richard Felix, Douglas Bradley, and Stephen Billington. The film has ...

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Rome festival awards of the fifth edition

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AWARDS CONFERRED BY THE INTERNATIONAL JURY An international jury presided by Sergio Castellitto, and composed of journalist and writer Natalia Aspesi, director Ulu Grosbard, writer Patrick McGrath, director Edgar Reitz, and the director of the Multimedial Arts Museum in Moscow, Olga Sviblova, judged the films in Competition within the Official Selection. The international jury conferred the: - Marc’Aurelio Jury Award for Best Film: Kill Me Please by Olias Barco- Marc’Aurelio Grand Jury Award...

Gary M. Lumpp's Serbian Scars

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  Gary M. Lumpp is the writer of the film Serbian Scars (2009), an action/thriller that takes place between Belgrade, Chicago and Kosovo about two divided brothers, Alex and Peter, who reunite in America. This is their story of war, discord, ill-fated love and the heavy price of freedom.  I asked Gary to tell us about his film Serbian Scars as well as to share with us what he is working on now, between Ballad of Broken Angels (2010/1) and Harmony (unknown).   ...

Line-up of the 23rd Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

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  Out Film CT is pleased to announce the line-up of the 23rd Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, beginning Thursday, May 27th and spanning 10 days through Saturday, June 5th.  The festival kicks off this year with the world premiere screening of Casper Andreas' new romantic comedy Violet Tendencies, starring Mindy Cohn of "The Facts of Life" fame in the title role.  Vice President Suzanne Shayer points out, "Our festival has continued to grow in prominence on the f...

"Life Lines" short Film submitted to the San Fransisco Short Film Festival 2010

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Life Lines, is a short Film written & directed by Elisabeth von Zieglauer form south Tirol (Italy) & Martin Albisetti (Switzerland). The short Film was filmed and realized in California, USA. Starring: Sarah Tadayon as Alex & Tschetan Esser as Brad. Synopsis: Alex and Brad, two orphans, live on the road in their car. Alex  has a job in a Diner and Brad lives on a cusp of a drug addiction. Alex wants to send him to a rehab, but Brad wants to celebrate their dead ...

Please Give... at the Box Office

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by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent There's an amazing new 3D Catherine Keener movie out directed by Nicole Holofcener. You know, the real 3 D's? Death. Divorce. Disaster.  Rebecca Hall, Amanda Peet et Catherine Keener PLEASE GIVE, which opens April 30, deals with all of these  big special effects in life that most of us would rather escape from.  "It's nice when we laugh," Keener noted, "because there is some very heavy material" in PLEASE G...

Calling for the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival

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  The New York International Independent Film & Video Festival is now accepting entries (feature, shorts, documentaries, music videos, etc.)  for LA, February 2010 (LAST CALL for LA Fest) and NYC 2010. If you want to submit a film, please visit http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1102952828493&s=66391&e=0017OHZ1aYA0OXi_oboMSlOVQjqNLyHJf2YtZ7fpatDY9CfGCSDszbBY4IpxL2yKneqLAd6CQ0N_oCV2X6BuVcp052SkG0Hyg3z9X-d5MqtWaKVTt4eTzK8Sw== LA Festival screenings w...

3 Romanian Films that were selected in Berlin are invited to B-EST

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Three out of the four Romanian films that screened this year in different sections of Berlin International Film Festival will be competing for the awards of the 5th edition of B-EST International Film Festival. Thus, the long-awaited feature film debut of director Radu Jude, CEA MAI FERICITÃ FATÃ DIN LUME / THE HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD, presented at Berlin IFF within the Forum section, was selected in the Official Competition of B-EST IFF. Moreover, the short films BRIC-BRAC, by Gabr...

REVANCHE has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film

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February 15: Austrian director Götz Spielmann’s REVANCHE has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Berlin Film Festival’s Panorama section, it was announced today by the jury of four Europa Cinemas exhibitors. The Label will be awarded this evening. This marks the fourth year that the Europa Cinemas Label has been awarded at Berlin, and complements the Labels awarded at the Giornate degli Autori section in Venice, the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in Cannes and Karlov...

Revanche wins Berlin Europa Cinemas Label

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Austrian director Götz Spielmann’s REVANCHE has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Berlin Film Festival’s Panorama section, it was announced today by the jury of four Europa Cinemas exhibitors. The Label will be awarded this evening.This marks the fourth year that the Europa Cinemas Label has been awarded at Berlin, and complements the Labels awarded at the Giornate degli Autori section in Venice, the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in Cannes and Karlovy Vary.REVANCHE wil...

30th Cleveland pepares for local heroes tribute to area filmmakers

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Several films by area and regional filmmakers are included in the 30th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF). A festival regular, Local Heroes is the way we honor area filmmakers, actors, and crew; films set or shot in Ohio; filmmakers or subjects born here; and films that have a strong local connection. Our Local Heroes section is presented with the generous support of Cleveland State University and Tim & Nancy Callahan. You’ll find them under the category “Local Heroes” in our ...

24 New directors contenders at San Sebastian

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Twenty-four films from eighteen countries will compete at the 53rd San Sebastián International Film Festival (Sept 15-24) for the Altadis-New Directors Award, sponsored by Altadis and carrying a cash prize of €90,000 (approx. US$95,000). Five of these movies will be screened in the Official Selection and the other nineteen in Zabaltegi-New Directors. ALTADIS-NEW DIRECTORS AWARDZABALTEGIAGUA CON SAL (SALTED WATER), Pedro Pérez Rosado, SpainIn this, his second film, the director of Cuentos de ...

Films competing for Mar del Plata Festival Astor awards

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THE 20TH EDITION OF THE MAR DEL PLATA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 10-20 2005Last year the festival organizers sought to give the event a closer identification with the city and decided to rename the awards Astor, in honour of Mar del Plata's most famous citizen. This year the emphasis is on image, so a new logo has been adopted. It combines two basic elements intended to represent our city and country internationally: the sea lion, a symbol of the city, is framed by moving ...

The International Juries of the 61st Venice Fest

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The international juries of the 61st Venice Film Festival Venezia 61. - Venezia Orizzonti - Venezia Cinema Digitale Venezia 61 - Golden Lion John Boorman (UK, President). Director. He began his career as a documentary filmmaker in 1955 at the BBC. He won the Best Director Award at Cannes in 1998 for The General (the story of an Irish criminal) and in 1970 for Leo the Last (with Marcello Mastroianni). What stands out in his work is his great iconographic and narrative talent. Since his first Ame...

Salento Fest lines up 26 shorts from 15 countries

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THE SALENTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (SIFF) ANNOUNCES THE SELECTED SHORT-FILMS "THE WORLD IN SHORT" COMPETITION, The Salento International Film Festival (SIFF) here proudly announces the Short-Films that have been selected for competition "THE WORLD IN SHORT" and the change of dates due to the high demand to submit films. The new date is September 18 - 26 to be held in Tricase, Lecce, Italy. http://www.salentofilmfestival.comTHE GRAND FESTIVAL: A CELEBRATION OF THE WORLD CINEMA The Sa...

Beverly Hills Fest full line up

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The Beverly Hills Film Festival, to be held May 6-9, announced programming for its fourth annual event. Twenty-nine films, comprising features, documentaries, and shorts, will be presented at the Clarity Theatre in Beverly Hills, with a full complement of after-parties and receptions. The week will be capped when the Golden Palm Award is bestowed upon the top film at the annual Awards Ceremony gala at the Beverly Hills Hotel’s Sunset Room on May 9.“This year’s program is our most diverse...

Hawaii Festival Spring Fling will feature 21 films

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For Immediate Release Contact: Chris DacusMarch 11, 2004 Email: media@hiff.orgHAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SPRING FLING PRESENTED BY COMMERCIAL DATA SYSTEMS SHOWCASES 21 EMERGING INDEPENDENT FILMSFilm Festival offers movie buffs a wide diversity of 21 films from 13 countriesHONOLULU –The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) is proud to present its 7th annual SPRING FLING presented by COMMERCIAL DATA SYSTEMS, a showcase of new, emerging cinema to kick off the New Year. Signature Do...

LAIFA shorts films selection

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The Los Angeles Italian Film Awards here announce the Short-Films that have been selected for competition at LAIFAFEST 2004, in April 20 - 24 at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood. This years selection was very tough. We received well over 85 short-film entries, and all had an exceptional high quality."I would like to thank all the filmakers who sent in their short films, say festival director Luigi Campanile and I feel very sorry we're not able show all the high quality entries we received. But...

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