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Milcho Manchevski

Milcho Manchevski

The genius director Milcho Manchevski (Before the Rain, 1994; Dust, 2001; Shadows, 2007; Mothers, 2010) walks the red carpet just before 50 Cent arrived on June 14th at AIFF 2011. Milcho's groundbreaking poignant films have stayed so deeply ingrained in the psyche of his audience that he does not need to put on airs while walking the carpet. Oh no, Milcho is just himself... illustrating the point that the glamour of

Milcho Manchevski

Award winning genius director Milcho Manchevski walks the red carpet at AIFF 2011photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Milcho Manchevski

Award winning genius director Milcho Manchevski walks the red carpet at AIFF 2011photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Winners of the Caribbean spotlight

CARIBBEAN SPOTLIGHT SERIES AWARD CEREMONY AND PARTY MONDAY, JUNE 12th Children of God, winner of the Caribbean spotlight (Location: Gold Coast) Winners of the Aruba International Film Festival’s Caribbean Spotlight Series (CSS) Competition were announced on Tuesday night at a special Festival event held at Gold Coast Aruba. Encouraged by tremendous local support last year, AIFF expanded its popular "Spotlight" series this year, which was created to showcases movies ...

Aruba got talent

Golden Globe Award-winning actress Kim Cattrall (“Sex and the City” franchise, “Big Trouble in Little China” , “Meet Monica Velour”) , Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme (“The Silence of the Lambs,” “The Manchurian Candidate”), BAFTA Film Award-winning Hollywood costume designer Michael Kaplan (”Blade Runner,” “Burlesque,” “Fight Club”) and Academy Award®-nominated director Milcho Manchevski (“Before the Rain,” “Mothers”) will be attending the 2nd An...

Aruba introduces new film lab

Furthering its mission to encourage, educate and activate young Aruban filmmakers by creating new opportunities for hands-on learning and development, the Aruba International Film Festival (AIFF) is introducing a new Film Lab for the festival’s second edition, which takes place June 10-16, 2011. The announcement was made today by Festival founders Giuseppe Cioccarrelli and Jonathan Vieira and AIFF Artistic Director Claudio Masenza. Sponsored by Regeling KulturA, which provides money for...

Aruba Festival reveals line up

Program details for the 2nd Annual Aruba International Film Festival (AIFF), which takes place June 10-16, 2011, were announced today. The Festival will showcase a diverse array of films from 13 different countries and feature several international premieres. The lineup was announced by AIFF Artistic Director Claudio Masenza along with Festival founders Giuseppe Cioccarrelli and Jonathan Vieira. Among the titles, the international premieres at AIFF include the Massimiliano Bruno directed Italian...

Jonathan Demme guest of second Aruba, along other prestigious line up

It was announced today that Golden Globe Award-winning actress Kim Cattrall (“Sex in the City” franchise, “Big Trouble in Little China,” “Meet Monica Velour”), Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme (“The Silence of the Lambs,” “The Manchurian Mandate”), BAFTA Film Award-winning Hollywood wardrobe designer Michael Kaplan (”Blade Runner,” “Burlesque,” “Fight Club”) and Academy Award®-nominated director Milcho Manchevski (“Before the Rain,” “Mothers”) will b...

Bosphorus River Tour at 30th IFF

MOTHERS (Macedonia, 2010) director Milcho Manchevski having fun on the Bosphorus River Tour at 30th IFF :-D


Macedonian director Milcho Manchevski speaks about his new film, MOTHERS (Macedonia, 2011) at the 15th Sofia Film Festival in Bulgaria

Milcho Manchevski on panel at SIFF

Director Milcho Manchevski on panel at SIFF 2011. He speaks about his next project, a new experimental film called SUNSHINE.


Alexander Nevsky Cathedral... just as snow begins to fall. Im walking to a press conference to hear director Milcho Manchevski speak. March 7, 2011

Mothers Win All

FEST 2011 ended last night with a brand new film directed by Serbian film director Dejan Zečević  Enemy. The president of the Jury Europe Out Of Europe (Deborah Young, Barbara Lorey de Lacharriere and Dubravka Lakic), one of the best Serbian film directors Goran Paskaljević handed over Erythrocyte Award to a Macedonian film director Milcho Manchevski for his latest film Mothers (Majki). The award went to Manchevski because of, according to the jury, "really subtle exploration of truth...

61st Berlinale: World Cinema in the Panorama

61st Berlinale: World Cinema in the Panorama After visiting Asia, North and South America as well as many European countries to view and select films, 24 works - that is just under half of the 50 films to be presented in the Panorama section - are now certain. They provide lively insight into the creations of world cinema during the so-called post-crisis era. What's more, they reveal that documentary film continues to be strong in 2011: documentaries again make up about a third of the pro...

Talking 'Quietly' with Cole Wiley

                          I am super proud to present my good friend Colen C. Wiley. Cole and I met at an NYU interview four years ago where each of us had been interviewed by then NYU film teacher Milcho Manchevski, director of a favorite film of mine, Before the Rain (1994). Cole Wiley is the most educated up and coming filmmaker I know. He is a Harvard Law...

Balkan Fund Awards at Thessaloniki

For the sixth consecutive year, the Balkan Fund of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival concluded its 3-day Workshop with the participation of 11 pre-selected projects submitted by writers, directors and producers from the Balkan countries. The International Jury consisting of:Christina Kallas, screenwriter/producerRichard Kwietniowski, screenwriter/director Milcho Manchevski, screenwriter/directorSimon Perry, producer and chief executive of the Irish Film BoardRazvan Radulescu, screenwr...

International Jury Thessaloniki Film Festival

INTERNATIONAL JURY The seven-member International Jury called to judge the films of the International Competition section and to award the Golden and Silver Alexanders, (Euros 37,000 and 22,000 respectively) plus a number of additional awards backed by Euros 25,000 in cash, is composed of: Michael Ondaatje, Writer (Canada), President Diablo Cody, Screenwriter (USA) Yeşim Ustaoğlu, Director (Turkey) Lisa Stantic, Producer (Argentina) Emilie Dequenne, Actress (Belgi...


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