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Key Speakers from Future of Cinema Salon Series in Locarno

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Locarno Film Festival, Fest21.com, CFC Media Lab and Telefilm Canada are proud to premiere our Future of Cinema Salon Series at the Locarno Film Festival. We will be hosting the Future of Cinema Panel on Digital Distribution that brings together international voices around the table, plus a special hands-on demo of some of the most innovative works coming out of Canada and Switzerland, including Late Fragment a critically-acclaimed dramatic interactive feature film which premiered last year at ...

Amos Gitai to speak at Locarno Future of Cinema Salon

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Amos Gitai will speak at the panel on Digital Distribution at Future of Cinema Salon Locarno 2008Future of Cinema Panel on Digital Distributionin association with XDC The Hollywood Reporter and  Cineuropa.org  Saturday August 9th, 2008: Forum, 11:00AM - 12:30AM What is the current International panorama of D Cinema, how many screens.Which business models prevail in Europe, what is the status in Switzerlan?Which content from film to opera and sports in the theatres?Which new consumers’ habits...

locarno Piazza Grande screenings

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The Piazza Grande programme for 2008 has 17 feature films confirmed to date, including 9 world premières. The selection is marked by a strong European presence, with five French (co)productions and five German films. The English language panorama varies, with three American films, two from the UK and one from Australia.Comedy and Social ChroniclesThe Festival will open with a major British film, screening as a european première, Brideshead Revisited by Julian Jarrold (Becoming Jane) starring E...

The Locarno programme for Piazza Grande outdoor screenings

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The Piazza Grande programme for 2008 has 17 feature films confirmed to date, including 9 world premières. The selection is marked by a strong European presence, with five French (co)productions and five German films. The English language panorama varies, with three American films, two from the UK and one from Australia.Comedy and Social ChroniclesThe Festival will open with a major British film, screening as a european première, Brideshead Revisited by Julian Jarrold (Becoming Jane) starring E...

Jeanne Moreau kicked off the Tour de France of european cinema

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Jeanne Moreau today blew the starting whistle for the Tour de France of European filmmakers in Cannes, of which she is president. The event was attended by Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres, Ambassador for culture under the French presidency of the European Union, Viviane Reding, European Commissioner responsible for Information Society and Media, Denis Simonneau, representing Jean-Pierre Jouyet, Minister of State responsible for European affairs, and Olivier Poivre d’Arvor, Director of Culturesfranc...

Les éditions Nouveau Monde et M21 Editions s'allient pour lancer un pack Ciné e-book sur le cinéma au Festival de Cannes

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Disponible en avant première sur fest21.com, un lecteur ciné e-book incluant 26 livres autour du cinéma sera disponible le 14 mai 2008 pour l'ouverture du Festival de Cannes Faisant suite au succès très remarqué du lancement fin 2007 de son pack e-book Cluster21 destiné aux professionnels, puis de son pack Psycho21 en mars dernier, M21 Editions, le précurseur en France des communautés web, fait appel au savoir-faire des éditions Nouveau Monde pour créer le pack ciné e-book fest21 con...

Les éditions Nouveau Monde et M21 Editions s'allient pour lancer un pack Ciné e-book sur le cinéma au Festival de Cannes

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Disponible en avant première sur fest21.com, un lecteur ciné e-book incluant 26 livres autour du cinéma sera disponible le 14 mai 2008 pour l'ouverture du Festival de Cannes Faisant suite au succès très remarqué du lancement fin 2007 de son pack e-book Cluster21 destiné aux professionnels, puis de son pack Psycho21 en mars dernier, M21 Editions, le précurseur en France des communautés web, fait appel au savoir-faire des éditions Nouveau Monde pour créer le pack ciné e-book fest21 con...

New World Editions and M21 Editions partner to launch a Ciné e-book Pack covering the cinema

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Available in advance on Fest21.com, a Ciné e-book reader device, which includes 26 books surrounding the cinema, will be available on May 14, 2008 for the opening of the Cannes FestivalFollowing the very successful launch at the end of 2007 of its Cluster21 e-book pack intended for professionals, then of its Psycho21 pack last March, M21 Editions, the precursor of web communities in France, called upon the know-how of New World Editions to create the Ciné Fest21 e-book pack consisting of a Boo...

New World Editions and M21 Editions partner to launch a Ciné e-book Pack covering the cinema

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Available in advance on Fest21.com, a Ciné e-book reader device, which includes 26 books surrounding the cinema, will be available on May 14, 2008 for the opening of the Cannes Festival Following the very successful launch at the end of 2007 of its Cluster21 e-book pack intended for professionals, then of its Psycho21 pack last March, M21 Editions, the precursor of web communities in France, called upon the know-how of New World Editions to create the Ciné Fest21 e-book pack consisting of a B...

M21 Editions launch Ciné e-book Pack covering the cinema

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New World Editions and M21 Editions partner to launch a Ciné e-book Pack covering the cinema at the Cannes Film FestivalAvailable in advance on Fest21.com, a Ciné e-book reader device, which includes 26 books surrounding the cinema, will be available on May 14, 2008 for the opening of the Cannes FestivalFollowing the very successful launch at the end of 2007 of its Cluster21 e-book pack intended for professionals, then of its Psycho21 pack last March, M21 Editions, the precursor of web communi...

La première bibliothèque du cinéma qui tient dans la poche sera lancée à Cannes par M21 Editions

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Les éditions Nouveau Monde et M21 Editions s'allient pour lancer un pack Ciné e-book sur le cinéma au Festival de Cannes Disponible en avant première sur fest21.com, un lecteur ciné e-book incluant 26 livres autour du cinéma sera disponible le 14 mai 2008 pour l'ouverture du Festival de Cannes. Faisant suite au succès très remarqué du lancement fin 2007 de son pack e-book Cluster21 destiné aux professionnels, puis de son pack Psycho21 en mars dernier, M21 Editions, le précurseur en F...

NEWSLETTER N° 353: February 27, 2008

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AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM Oscar and more 80th Oscars Are A Foreign Affair Oscar Statues delivery for the NY oscar night celebration Indie Talents Honored At Film Independent Spirit Awards MEET THE OSCARS at Times Square Studios ___________________________________________________________________________________ ...

Cinema Francais At The Tribeca Film Festival

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New York City has had a love affair with French film for more than 75 years. From the silent film era to today’s Gallic gems, French films are consistently the highest audience attractions and the non-English cinema most represented in the Big Apple. The Tribeca Film Festival, which began its first day of screenings today, adds to this “Francophile” tendency with the premiere of several films a la francais. Five dramatic features dot the Festival’s various film strands. In the World Narr...

6e édition de Paris Cinéma du 1er au 12 juillet 2008

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Initié et soutenu par la Mairie de Paris, présidé par la comédienne Charlotte Rampling, le Festival Paris Cinéma 2008 propose une programmation internationale, riche et vitaminée, ouverte à tous les publics, avec près de 300 projections, 250 films et plus de 200 invités !   Au tarif de 5€ la séance et de 25€ le Paris CinéPass (en vente sur le site internet du festival dès le mois de mai 2008), venez assister à la 6e édition du Festival Paris Cinéma, l'un des événem...

Cinema Francais At The Tribeca Film Festival

 Friday, April 25-----New York City has had a love affair with French film for more than 75 years. From the silent film era to today’s Gallic gems, French films are consistently the highest audience attractions and the non-English cinema most represented in the Big Apple. The Tribeca Film Festival, which began its first day of screenings today, adds to this “Francophile” tendency with the premiere of several films a la francais. Five dramatic features dot the Festival’s various film st...

La première bibliothèque du cinéma qui tient dans la poche sera lancée à Cannes par M21 Editions

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Les éditions Nouveau Monde et M21 Editions s'allient pour lancer un pack Ciné e-book sur le cinéma au Festival de Cannes Disponible en avant première sur fest21.com, un lecteur ciné e-book incluant 26 livres autour du cinéma sera disponible le 14 mai 2008 pour l'ouverture du Festival de Cannes. Faisant suite au succès très remarqué du lancement fin 2007 de son pack e-book Cluster21 destiné aux professionnels, puis de son pack Psycho21 en mars dernier, M21 Editions, le précurseur en F...

Festival Regard sur le Jeune Cinéma: « Sexe, liberté et cinéma » du 30 avril au 6 mai 2008

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Après Ces films qui travaillent le réel en 2006 et les films sauvages en 2007, la programmation annuelle 2008 de "Regard sur le Jeune cinéma" explorera les luttes pour les libertés sexuelles et l'émancipation des femmes. L'occasion pour la Mission cinéma de l'Espace Magnan de soutenir l'initiative de l'Association culturelle Polychromes et de partager quelques unes des soirées de la 1ère édition des Rencontres Cinématographiques "D'un genre à l'autre". En la prése...

The French Touch At The Miami Film Festival

Friday, March 7---------Films from France have traditionally been among the strongest and most loved at the Miami International Film Festival. Not only does Miami have within its borders a large French expatriate community, but immigrants from French-speaking Africa and the Americas round out the French language contingent in this multi-cultural town. Even for those not fluent in “la langue,” French cinema has been the most popular non-English film product for more than 70 years in the Unit...

Tribeca reveals line up of 122 feature films from 31 countries

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The 2008 Tribeca Film Festival has announced the line-ups for its World Narrative and World Documentary Feature Film Competitions as well the films it has chosen to present in the Encounters section for the seventh annual Festival. The Festival will take place April 23 – May 4, 2008 in Lower Manhattan. The Festival will present a streamlined selection of 122 feature films from 31 different countries, including 55 World Premieres, ten International Premieres, 26 North American Premieres, eig...

Berlinale 2008 Endnotes

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With a media blitz not experienced before the 2008 edition of the Berlinale featured a roster of stars including but not restricted to Mick Jagger and his Rolling Stones, Madonna, Sharuk Khan, Martin Scorcese, and Jeanne Moreau as well as the most prominent German film stars and directors. As expected, the appearances by Madonna and the mega star 'King' Khan generated enthusiastic crowd scenes and a journalistic frenzy.This frenzy displaced attention from other Berlinale aspects. To name but a f...

Berlinale 2008 Endnotes

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With a media blitz not experienced before the 2008 edition of the Berlinale featured a roster of stars including but not restricted to Mick Jagger and his Rolling Stones, Madonna, Sharuk Khan, Martin Scorcese, and Jeanne Moreau as well as the most prominent German film stars and directors. As expected, the appearances by Madonna and the mega star 'King' Khan generated enthusiastic crowd scenes and a journalistic frenzy.This frenzy displaced attention from other Berlinale aspects. To name but ...

Abdellatif Kechiche triomphe aux César et La graine et le mulet créent la "surprise"

            "La graine et le mulet" a dominé la 33e cérémonie des César vendredi soir, en remportant quatre récompenses, dont celle du meilleur film et du meilleur réalisateur pour Abdellatif Kechiche. "La môme" le biopic d'Olivier Dahan récolte cinq récompenses, mais moins prestigieuses, à l'exception du César de la meilleure actrice pour Marion Cotillard qui, grâce à son interprétation impressionnante...

John Sayles to Receive Palm Springs American Maverick Award

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The 19th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival will open on Thursday, January 3, 2008 with the U.S. premiere of Then She Found Me, co-written and directed by Academy Award winner Helen Hunt. Marking Hunt’s directorial debut, the film will screen at 6:30 p.m. at the Palm Springs High School followed by an Opening Night Reception at the Desert Museum. Hunt is expected to attend the premiere of her film. The film also stars Bette Midler, Colin Firth and Matthew Broderick. The 19th A...

The 20th European Film Awards : Hosts and Presenters

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In a truly European combination, the hosts fort his year's European Film Awards on 1 December will be the French actress EMMANUELLE BEART and German actor JAN JOSEF LIEFERS. They will be leading the 1,400 guests at Berlin's Arena through a celebration of the European Film Awards' 20^th anniversary.EFA President WIM WENDERS will welcome to Berlin founding members of the European Film Academy and two of the greatest faces on European screen - French actress JEANNE MOREAU and Norwegian actress/dire...

LOCARNO 2005 -- FULL WELLES RETROSPECTIVE

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LOCARNO 2005 -- THE FULL REPORT 58th LOCARNO FILM FESTIVAL FEATURES MOST COMPLETE ORSON WELLES RETRO EVER -- by Alex Deleon  --  (for <www.filmfestivals.com>) The 58th installment of the Locarno film festival at the Tippety-top of glorious Lago Maggiore in the Italian Speaking part of Switzerland (Ticino) got underway on Wednesday, August 3rd and will go on until August 13. Some 300 films of all kinds will be projected at numerous venues all over town, but the main event is the slate of...

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