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Undertow

Director: Diede in't Veld.
More than anything else in the world, thirty-eight year old Maud wants a child of her own. It is such an overwhelmingly strong feeling that it takes over every aspect of her existence. To get her life back into perspective and to help her confront her grief, she forces herself to watch happy families picking up their kids from school. On her way home she feels a little better and starts flirting with a man on a bicycle who is waiting at the other side of an open canal bridge.

San Sebastian retrospective: ''American Way of Death: American Film Noir 1990-2010''

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San Sebastian retrospective: ''American Way of Death: American Film Noir 1990-2010''   The retrospective dedicated to American film noir will open at the 59th edition of the Festival with TEXAS KILLING FIELDS, a film to compete in the Official Selection at Venice Festival. This gripping thriller proves that the genre is fighting trim: set in the Texas bayous, the tale tracks two detectives pitted against mysterious unsolved murders all occurring in a haunti...

NEWSLETTER N° 481: October 22, 2010

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“TEENAGERS” Wins Accolade Competition 2010

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"TEENAGERS" Wins Accolade Competition 2010 The feature "Teenagers" of the Productions Forever (Paul Verhoeven, France) has won a prestigious Golden Award of Merit from The Accolade Competition (La Jolla, California). This award was given for the exceptional quality and the convincing solutions to social issues about young people: violence, delinquency, suicide, terrorism, homophobia, etc.   The Accolade recognizes film, television, videography and ...

Dutch director Dick Maas will receive the Imagine Lifetime Award

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The Imagine, Fantastic Film Festival will celebrate its 26th edition in Amsterdam. During the festival Dutch director Dick Maas will receive the Imagine Lifetime Achievement Award. In 1983 Dick Maas made his feature film debut with the thriller THE ELEVATOR. With this film he won a Golden Calf at the Netherlands Film Festival in Utrecht and the Grand Prize of the Fantastic Film Festival in Avoriaz. Maas built an oeuvre in which horror, humour and suspense are always present. A film by Di...

Golden Calf for the Culture Award goes to Doreen Boonekamp

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During the Gala of the Dutch Film at the 29th Netherlands Film Festival, on Friday 2 October, departing director Doreen Boonekamp (1968) was honoured with the Golden Calf for the Culture Award 2009. The prize was presented by chairwoman of the board Jeltje van Nieuwenhoven. The Golden Calf for the Culture Award is granted by the board of the Foundation Netherlands Film Festival to a person or organisation that made an important contribution to the Dutch film culture.Doreen Boonekamp graduated fr...

I'VE SEEN FILMS, founded by Rutger Hauer, kicks off

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I'VE SEEN FILMS, founded by international artist Rutger Hauer, kicks off on September 24, with ten days of world-class cinematography in Milan!!With 231 works from 70 countries, more than 100 premieres, and directors, actors and producers in attendance from all over the world, ‘I’ve Seen Films’ runs through October 3. It will culminate in a Gala Award Evening, aired live by the Microcinema Digital Network via the European Space Agency’s satellite technology, with Rutger Hauer personally ...

I'VE SEEN FILMS, founded by Rutger Hauer announces selection

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  I'VE SEEN FILMS, founded by international artist Rutger Hauer, Under the Patronage of the Milano Municipality, the Consulate General of the Netherlands, AGIS Lombarda and the Lombardia Film Commission announced today the Festival's Screening Program 231 short films have been selected for its International Competition! The complete list of titles and the program can be found on http://www.icfilms.org/ CNR Media is the Festival's Official Media Partner   W...

Verhoeven and Rodrigez lined up at the Rutger Hauer Filmfactory

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The Rutger Hauer Filmfactory in Rotterdam (18-28 June) announces the line-up of internationally acclaimed coaches and guest lecturers for its upcoming third edition. Top directors PAUL VERHOEVEN and ROBERT RODRIGUEZ will be teaching virtual master classes via Skype. The internationally acclaimed Polish writer/director/artist LECH MAJEWSKI (BASQUIAT, THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS) and the Peruvian director CLAUDIA LLOSA (Golden Bear for LA TETA ASUSTADA) have signed on to coach aspiring director...

Teenagers

Director: Paul Verhoeven (France).
Beside not very commendable teenagers, there exist some others, but who are never showed… Now, these young people, like Lucas, Alexis, etc, can have a beneficial influence on the youths adrift, and even make them better. But sometimes it is necessary to agree to pay the full price, like the corn grain which must die to bear fruit… It is what this film shows, film at the same time dramatic and full with hope, inspired from real facts.

Cinestud International Student Film Festival Amsterdam

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The Cinestud festival enjoys a famous reputation in The Netherlands. Among former winners are Roman Polanski, Martin Scorsese, Paul Verhoeven, Jim Jarmusch and Jane Campion.

Clermond Ferrand Shorts program highlights

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31st CLERMONT-FERRAND INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVALMusical and Netherlands...January 30 - February 7, 200931st Edition: Safe as HousesComing up on its thirty-first edition, the Clermont-Ferrand film festival proves, once again, that short films are safe as houses. Whether you’re talking about our three competitions or the numerous panoramas and retrospectives, cut-rate is not in our vocabulary. Short films remain a long-term guarantee for living, imaginative cinema, and in that regard, Cl...

A look back at some Fantasporto prestigious winners

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They have been awarded by the International Jury: Official Fantasy Section "The Redeemer" by Kristo Papic (82) "Scanners" by David Cronenberg (83) "Le Dernier Combat" by Luc Besson (84) "The Company of Wolves" by Neil Jordan (85) "Fuego Eterno" by Jose Angel Rebolledo (86) "Defense of the Realm" by David Drury (87) "A Chinese Ghost Story" by Chin Siu Tung (88) "Monkey Shines" by George Romero (89) "B...

I ve seen filmswrapped

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I'VE SEEN FILMS 2008 The Festival ended end with a very successful response from the audience and the authors alike.The launching pad of this international short film Festival has been the Tiscali InShort contest, hosted by Tiscali in cooperation with CortoWeb in the http://video.tiscali.it channel. The short film authors have also had the opportunity to enjoy a wider visibility thanks to the airing of their works on Tiscali.TV’s Corto Ciack channel, the innovative Tiscali’s IPTV launched l...

"I ve seen films" wrapped, and they are happy

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Under the Patronage of the Lombardy Region, the Milano Province, the Milano Municipality, the Consulate General of the Netherlands, the Lombardia Film Commission, and the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia Foundationis proud to announce that the Festival ended end with a very successful response from the audience and the authors, who have seen their works screened in a very large screening room of the Skyline Multiplex complex, on a a 20-meter (66 ft.) wide screen and with a state-of-the-art ...

Golden Calf for Culture Award goes to Rutger Hauer

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On the Opening Night of the 28th Netherlands Film Festival on Wednesday 24 September, actor Rutger Hauer (1944) will be honoured with the Golden Calf for the Culture Award 2008. The prize will be presented by Minister Ronald Plasterk. The Golden Calf for the Culture Award is granted by the board of the Foundation Netherlands Film Festival to a person or organisation that made an important contribution to the Dutch film culture. Rutger Hauer graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Amsterdam...

Piazza Grande seats 8000

An enormous Renaissance square that can accommodate over 8,000 viewers every night, the Piazza is both the Festival’s heart and its showcase. With its giant screen, one of the biggest in the world, endowed with truly exceptional projection quality, the Piazza is one of the finest cinemas in Europe, and open-air to boot. Seating Capacity : 8,000 Classic Cinema (16 & ...

Rutger Hauer' I ve seen films (and shorts) selected for Milan fest

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Under the Patronage of the Milano Municipality, the Consulate General of the Netherlands, the Lombardia Film Commission, and the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia Foundation is pleased to announce that the titles of the International Contest’s selected short films and their authors have been decided. The titles of the selected works are available online, on the Festival’s Official Website www.icfilms.org , in the ‘Program’ area.‘I’ve Seen Films’, founded by the international fi...

NEWSLETTER N° 342: December 5, 2007

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FESTIVALS AGENDA SUBMISSION CALENDARS Festivals calling for your films... This week, this month... BABELGUM ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL Submit by February 15, 2008 Join the competition now to enter your film for the Babelgum Online Film Festival competition awards. Spike Lee chairs a ju...

I've Seen Films Festival impressive Jury

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The I'VE SEEN FILMS International Short Film Festival, together with its founder, the international artist Rutger Hauer, announced today that Mr. Richard Gere and Mr. Paul Verhoeven have joined the Festival’s International Jury. The short film submission window closed on April 7, 2008, and the Festival's organization would like to thank all the authors who have so enthusiastically accepted the challenge. Their response has been extraordinary, resulting in approximately 1,500 short films sent f...

Items to Watch for at the Festivals in 2008

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Items to Watch for at the Festivals in 2008 by Alex Deleon Harvey Milk by Gus Van Sant Tom Cruise as German Officer with Eye-patch Bollywood version of Casablanca A Polish version of Don Giovanni The Earth Stands Still Once Again ... Macho actor Sean Penn (47) is set to play gay San Francisco mayor, Harvey Milk, who was murdered by a rabid gay-baiter in 1978 -- the assassin, by Matt Damon! The Milk affair has been milked nearly dry before in various documentaries, but this wi...

FAMED DIRECTOR PAUL VERHOEVEN TO RECEIVE THE 2007 CAPRI CULT AWARD

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Influential film director Paul Verhoeven will receive the 2007 Capri Cult Award during the 12th Annual Capri, Hollywood – The International Film Festival it was announced today by Pascal Vicedomini, festival founder. Producer Mark Canton will serve as Chairman of the festival, which will be held December 27th  through January 27th at various locations throughout Capri, Italy.  Legendary Italian film director Lina Wertmuller will make the presentation in person in a special ceremony.  The ...

DENNIS HOPPER’S CONTRIBUTION TO MODERN CINEMA RECOGNIZED WITH CAPRI LEGEND AWARD

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Dennis Hopper, the visionary actor who has starred in some of the most important films ever made, will receive the Capri Legend Award, Sunday, December 28 at the 12th Annual Capri, Hollywood – The International Film Festival. Producer Mark Canton (300, The Spiderwick Chronicles) serves as Chairman of the international gathering, December 27th through January 2nd in Capri, Italy.  The Capri Legend Award, one of the premier honors given by festival organizers, is presented to an actor whose ext...

Paul Verhoeven, has won Capri Cult Award

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Dutch director Paul Verhoeven, one of the most controversial filmmakers on the international cinema scene, has won the “Capri Cult Award 2007 by Fiuggi”, a special prize for “the high quality of his films”, which will be presented to him by his colleague Lina Wertmuller during the “12th Capri, Hollywood – The International Film Festival 2007” scheduled to start on 27 December on the “Blue Island”.The announcement was made by Ms. Wertmuller herself on the occasion of the confere...

Items to Watch for at the Festivals in 2008

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Items to Watch for at the Festivals in 2008by Alex Deleon1. Harvey Milk by Gus Van Sant2. Tom Cruise as German Officer with Eye-patch3. Bollywood version of Casablanca4. A Polish version of Don Giovanni5. The Earth Stands Still Once Again ...Macho actor Sean Penn (47) is set to play gay San Francisco mayor, Harvey Milk, who was murdered by a rabid gay-baiter in 1978 -- the assassin, by Matt Damon! The Milk affair has been milked nearly dry before in various documentaries, but this will be the fi...
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