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Montréal FFM gives its awards

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  The festival delivered a classic ceremony for the 36th edition of the FFM. The audience and media seem to share the views of the jury, Wings was th emost controversial of the award winners "The Flower Square", my personal favorite, was awarded a "freedom of speech award". Krsto Papic 's the croatian master suffered from political controversy around his message on the corruption of the croatian authorities and the mafia.       JURY...

The jury of Montreal World in action

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Australian actress Greta Scacchi will preside over an international jury of film personalities from around the world. Her fellow jurists:  Véra Belmont, one of France's top producers, began her career as an actress but quickly sensed that her talent lay not in front of the camera but behind it. In 1966 she produced Paul Vecchiali's The Devil's Tricks and over four decades...

The World competition in Montreal

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The WORLD COMPETITION includes world and international premieres. The international official Jury will award the various prizes for the feature films of his section: Grand Prix of the Americas, Special Grand Prix of the Jury, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Screenplay, Best Artistic Contribution, Innovation Award. This same Jury will award two prizes for the short films of this section. Australian actress Greta Scacchi will preside over an international jury of film ...

Russia’s Northern Capital hosts the St. Petersburg International Film Forum

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From 2 to 5th of May, Russia’s Northern Capital hosts the St. Petersburg International Film Forum. In the year of the 65th Anniversary of Victory, the public will be offered Russian and foreign films on the theme of war. In all, around 100 films are slated to be screened, among them both classics and new, as yet unrecognized masterpieces of Russian and foreign filmmaking. Audiences will also see retrospectives of war films and selections of documentaries and animation on the subject of war.Alm...

B-EST IFF Awards 2009

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Sunday, 29th March, within the closing gala of the 5th edition of B-EST IFF, presided by the Director of the Festival, Dana Dimitriu Chelba and film critic, Irina Margareta Nistor, the Festival awarded the following: 3 Lifelong Achievment Awards to actors Gheorghe Dinica, Adela Marculescu and Radu Beligan. Short Film: LUNGUL DRUM SPRE CASA (d. Anamaria Chioveanu) won Best Student Short, while EL ATAQUE DE LOS ROBOTS DE NEBULOSA-5 (d. Ghema Garcia Ibarra) was deemed Best Short. ...

B-EST IFF Awards 2009

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Sunday, 29th March, within the closing gala of the 5th edition of B-EST IFF, presided by the Director of the Festival, Dana Dimitriu Chelba and film critic, Irina Margareta Nistor, the Festival awarded the following: 3 Lifelong Achievment Awards to actors Gheorghe Dinica, Adela Marculescu and Radu Beligan. Short Film: LUNGUL DRUM SPRE CASA (d. Anamaria Chioveanu) won Best Student Short, while EL ATAQUE DE LOS ROBOTS DE NEBULOSA-5 (d. Ghema Garcia Ibarra) was deemed Best Short. ...

The Jury and programme of B-EST 2009

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B-EST IFF, 5th edition : The Jury of the Feature Film section is composed of:  President of the jury - Nik Powell (vice-president of the European Film Academy) Andrei Plakhov (program coordinator Moscow International Film Festival) Pjer Zalica (director, winner of the Silver Leopard, Locarno International Film Festival) Mircea Bunescu (professor Media University) Alin Ludu Dumbrava (film critic) The Jury of the Documentary section is composed of: President of the jury - Lauren...

Politics meet film at Cottbus

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Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier visiting the 18th FilmFestival CottbusOn Tuesday, 11th November 2008, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Brandenburg's Minister President Matthias Platzeck will be visiting Cottbus as patrons of the 18th film festival. Numerous guests from the world of arts, politics and business are expected at this event in the Grosses Haus of the Staatstheater in Cottbus. Petra Maria Müller and Kirsten Niehuus, managin...

Cottbus Feature Film and Short Feature Competitions

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The Feature Film and Short Feature Competitions Ten films from ten countries of Central and Eastern Europe were nominated for the Feature Film Competition, stretching geographically from the Polish neighbour to far-off Kazakhstan. They include three international co-productions, of which two were made in collaboration with German partners. The traditionally strong Czech cinema is represented with two films, while the revived Russian cinematography – by far the most productive film nation of Ea...

EFA Critics awards to les amants réguliers

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The European Film Academy and the International Federation of Film Critics FIPRESCI have announced that the EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY CRITICS’ AWARD 2006 – Prix FIPRESCI goes to LES AMANTS REGULIERS by Philippe Garrel As Andrei Plakhov, president of FIPRESCI, has explained, "Philippe Garrel made his first film when he was 16, and by 20 had earned the reputation of the Nouvelle Vague's Wunderkind and 'younger brother of Godard'. His sophisticated cinematographic style, with long concentrated ...

Meet The Jurors

2004 VPRO Joris Ivens Award Winners for STAND VAN DE MAAN Saturday, November 25----Members of the juries for the major competitions at the International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA) have begun their process of screening films in contention and evaluating their worthiness for a series of top awards. Jurors in four separate competition categories will be among the busiest people as the Festival enters its first big weekend of screenings and events. In the Joris Ivens Competition, ...

EFA Awards 4 first films nominated

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European Film Awards 2006:Four First Films NominatedFour films have been nominated in the category EUROPEAN DISCOVERY, presented to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film:— 13 TZAMETI by Gela Babluani, France/Georgia — Z ODZYSKU (Retrieval) by Slawomir Fabicki, Poland — PINGPONG by Matthias Luthardt, Germany — FRISS LEVEGÖ (Fresh Air) by Agnes Kocsis, HungaryThe nominations were determined by a committee comprised of FIPRESCI (the International Federation of ...

Golden Lion to Sanxia Haoren (Still Life) by Jia Zhang-Ke

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The Official Awards of the 63. Mostra Internazionale d'Arte CinematograficaThe Venezia 63 Jury of the 63. Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica, chaired by Catherine Deneuve and comprised of José Juan Bigas Luna, Paulo Branco, Cameron Crowe, Chulpan Khamatova, Park Chan-wook and Michele Placido, having viewed all twenty-two films in competition, has decided as follows:GOLDEN LION for Best Film:Sanxia Haoren (Still Life) by Jia Zhang-KeSanxia haoren was the surprise film in Competition at...

Fipresci new Board members

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At the annual General Assembly of FIPRESCI, held in Taormina, Sicily, a new board has been elected, for the period 2005/2007.President: Andrei Plakhov, Moscow.Vice-presidents: Pamela Biénzobas, Santiago/Paris,Diego Lerer, Buenos AiresHassouna Mansouri, TunisGrégory Valens, Paris.Klaus Eder, General SecretaryMichel Ciment, former president (2001-2005), was appointed Honorary President....

Montréal World Film Festival opens August 26

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A revealing new portrait of controversial Canadian newspaper baron Conrad Black, Citizen Black, a powerful emotional drama from Germany, Sugar Orange, and a delightful crime comedy from Australia, A Man's Gotta Do, are three of the many world premieres that will unfurl at the 28th Montréal World Film Festival, August 26 – September 6.Among the films having their international premieres are 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, from the U.S.A., Christmas Rematch, (Italy), and Wanted (Germany). North A...
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