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San Sebastian: live from the fest closing week end

Friday's competition program opened with “BOMBON, The Dog”, an Argentine film by Carlos Sorín who won a jury prize here two years ago with “Minimal stories”. This director works characteristically with non-professional actors who appear in his films under their real names. “Bom-Bon” is the name of a docile white mastiff who shares the lead with a gentle man from Patagonia by the name of Juan Villegas. Juan, after losing his job in a remote desert gas station, held for twenty years, ...

Uncovered the war on Iraq - political thunderbolt

“A POLITICAL THUNDERBOLT”UNCOVERED: THE WAR ON IRAQScreeners available upon requestLOS ANGELES, CA – June 8, 2004 - Demand for the feature length documentaryUNCOVERED: THE WAR ON IRAQ has grown exponentially since its highly successful world premiere at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival. Worldwide distributor Cinema Libre International is fielding offers throughout Europe and Asia and the film has been requested by film festivals such as; Munich, London, Deauville, Venice, Stockholm and Locar...

Michael Moore Tipped as Cannes Winner

Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 911 has been tipped as the Cannes Palme d'or Winner. The film which is a scrutinizing look at the Bush regime handling of events during 911 and the aftermath, has already won the FIPRESCI award for international journlaists. Moore who was in Cannes to present his film supposedly will add sections to the film after the premiere as events develop closer to election time for Bush....

On the Road to the Palmarès

With two days away to the Palmarès, and two films left to screen, here is the official selection which has commanded the press attention for over a week - with comments by the directors. No one can ever predict what a jury with a chemistry of its own will decide. We have some ideas though from the day one press conference: Benoît Poelvoorde is going to take revenge on the films because he's never won an award (prompted by Bob Hope and Billy Crystal). Tilda Swinton and Quentin Tarantino will po...

Donnie Darko director's cut premieres at Seattle Fest

NEWMARKET FILMS SET TO RELEASE "DIRECTOR'S CUT" OF RICHARD KELLY'S CULT FAVORITE DONNIE DARKO Film to Premiere at 2004 Seattle Film Festival on May 29th, 2004 LOS ANGELES - Newmarket Films, the distribution arm ofthe Newmarket Entertainment group of companies, will premiere the director's cut of Richard Kelly's critical and cult favorite Donnie Darko at the Seattle Film Festival on May 29th, it was announced today jointly by Newmarket Films' partners William Tyrer, Chris Ball and Bob Berney.Wri...

It's Politics!

Politics is the theme of the day at Cannes May 17. Young Austrian Hans Weingartner --brings German film up to speed with 'The Edukators'. "Many young people yearn for radical political change, but there's a real lack of new suggestions," says Hans Weingartner. "We live in a society that's so individualistic that the idea of group action has become impossible, or nearly. 'The Edukators' tells a story of resistance – a story of poetic resistance." Sean Penn was on hand for 'The Assassination of ...

Sundance Hollywood and Politics In Park City

Sundance Hollywood and Politics In Park City 2004 is a Presidential Election year and the players are out across the country jocking for position.  With the major media eyes here in Park City for the Sundance Film Festival, many of the candidates are making the rounds.  Al Gore is one most visible, visiting shops along Main St, viewing films and meeting everyone form Hollywood elite or regular filmgoers.  Gores presence added a buzz throughout the ...

Bush in 30 seconds ad contest by MOBY, Soros...

Bush in 30 Seconds, is an ad contest that’s intended to bring new talent and new messages into the world of mainstream political advertising. The contest is aimed at selecting the ad that best explains what this President and his policies are really about -- in only 30 seconds. The Bush in 30 Seconds ad contest has been developed and run by a small team of people: Laura Dawn, David Fenton, Moby, Eli Pariser, Lee Solomon, and Jonathan Soros. They've come together because they believe that by ta...

Anatomy of hell selected premiere at Rotterdam

IFFR 2004 will screen the world premiere of famous French director Catherine Breillat's ANATOMY OF HELL (ANATOMIE DE L'ENFER) just prior to its release in France. This film is one of the highlights in a series of premieres of the upcoming Rotterdam edition. IFFR also announces the first seven titles selected for the 2004 VPRO Tiger Awards Competition. Two more filmmakers are honoured with a 'Filmmaker in Focus' programme: Ken Jacobs (USA) and Tunde Kelani (Nigeria).The following seven titles are...