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Stockholm International Film Festival reveals the Program of 2012

The 23rd edition of Stockholm Internatinal Film Festival's will take place 7-18 November. This years program includes more than 170 film premieres from more than 50 countries. We eagerly look forward to 12 days full of quality cinema! -This year's program is perhaps our most daring to date in which the filmmakers take greater risks than ever. The Festival strives to find the best quality films from around the world. Remarkably this year is that a third of the films in our program was ma...

Robert Redford, Marilyn Monroe and Pussy Riot challenge power in this year's Spotlight

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23rd Annual Stockholm International Film Festival will have Spotlight: Power. With twelve films that pose uncomfortable questions and in different ways challenge power and authority, we discuss both at screenings and in seminars the shapes of power within politics as well as within art and relationships. What do Pussy Riot and Robert Redford have in common? They are both in this year's Spotlight Section that turns its focus on power, in all its forms. Robert Redford both directed and star in &r...

Opening of the Berlinale Talent Campus #10 & Berlin Today Award Ceremony

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  Batman at the Checkpoint by Rafael Balulu wins the 2012 Campus short film competition On Saturday evening (February 11) festival director Dieter Kosslick opened the 10th Berlinale Talent Campus together with the heads of the Campus Christine Tröstrum and Matthijs Wouter Knol as well as with the director of the MEDIA programme Aviva Silver at the Hebbel am Ufer Theatre. Director Stephen Daldry and head curator of the film division at MoMA Rajendra Roy congratulated Kosslick on ...

FILM MEANS BUSINESS - International Co-Production; the upcoming networking and panel event

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Film Means Business is delighted to welcome a fantastic panel line-up, featuring some of the UK's leading Film industry Professionals. They will be discussing International Co-Production from a UK Producer's perspective. What is an official co-production? Which territories have signed official co-production treaties with the UK and what are the benefits to co-producing your film with them? What is the British Film Industry's role? We will hear from 2 of the UK's prominent, experienced Producti...

Montreal’s Festival du nouveau cinéma line up

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Montreal’s Festival du nouveau cinéma celebrates its 39th edition from October 13 to 24. Once again this year, the Festival will delight you with a spectacular lineup, more than ever in tune with real-life changes in the film landscape and new technologies. Features and shorts, fiction and documentary, animation, retrospectives, tributes, professional panels, outdoor interactive installations and events will be served up over 12 days, for all audiences. Over 295 films from 51 countries, inclu...

47 European films receive EFP Film Sales Support for Toronto

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For the 6th year in a row, European Film Promotion (EFP) is assisting the marketing campaigns of European films through its Film Sales Support scheme (FSS) at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) which runs September 9 - 19. Backed by the MEDIA Programme of the European Union, 25 different European sales agents and two production companies are benefitting from the financial help for the promotion of 47 films this year. With an annual programme of close on 120 European fil...

Toronto International Film Festival announces another stellar line-up

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  The 35th Toronto International Film Festival announces another stellar line-up of films across five programmes, including the newest in cutting-edge filmmaking, international cinematic discoveries and new works from established masters. MAVERICKS Notable guests from the world of film and beyond share revealing anecdotes and engage in unforgettable discussions. Bruce Springsteen In...

Thai Film Wins Top Prize At Poland's Top Fest

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  Thai cinema scored an impressive second major victory (after winning the Cannes Palme d'Or for UNCLE BOONMEE) at the ERA New Horizons International Film Festival, Poland's most important film event, this past weekend. MUNDANE HISTORY (Jao Nok Krajok/), a biting critique of Thai society by fledgling director Anocha Suwichakornpong has won the Grand Prix of the NEW HORIZONS International Competition, the Festival's highest honor. The award includes a cash prize of 20,000 Euros and g...

Keep an eye out: Big Names in town Sunday

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            The VIP guests expected to be in attendance today are:   Emil ABOSSOLO M'BO, Pierre ARBILLOT, Aure ATIKA, Alberto BARBERA, Kate BECKINSALE, BEKHTI, Haley BENNETT, Juliette BINOCHE, Cate BLANCHETT, Sandrine BONNAIRE, Louise BOURGOIN, Stephane BRIZE, Jim BROADBENT, Josh BROLIN, Valeria BRUNI TEDESCHI, Tim BURTON, Guillaume CANET, Emmanuel CARRERE, Fred CAVAYE, Lolita CHAMMAH, Monia CHOKRI, Isabel COIXET, Marion COTILLARD,...

The Global Film Village: 63rd Cannes Film Festival Announces Film Line Up

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 by Marla LewinThe Opening night film already announced  is Ridley Scot's ROBIN HOOD. 20th Century Fox will have an Out of Competition screening of Oliver Stone's WALL STREET - MONEY NEVER SLEEPS. Additional Out of Competition screenings are YOU WILL MEET A TALL DARK STRANGER from Woody Allen (Sony Classics) and TAMARA DREWE from Stephen Frears.This years line up is a virtual Boy's Club with not  a single female director represented so far in the main competition. Although there are s...

Sarasota Film Festival highlights

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The 11th Annual Regal Entertainment Group SARASOTA FILM FESTIVAL will get underway on Friday evening March 27, 2009 and run through Sunday, April 5, 2009. The Festival will be presented at Sarasota’s Hollywood 20 Cinemas with Opening Night at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, Closing Night Tribute at the Sarasota Opera House, screenings and conversations at the Historic Asolo, and other area venues. This year’s Festival will present over 160 narrative, documentary and short films from t...

Slavoj Zizek Guest Director from Telluride Film Festival

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The Directors of the Telluride Film Festival are thrilled to announce that Slavoj Zizek will preside as the Guest Director of the Festivals 35th Show, August 29- September 1, 2008. The Slovenian-born irrepressible political philosopher, cultural theorist, academic superstar and impassioned cinephile is certain to stimulate controversy and conversation with his hand-picked film treasures and exhilarating approach to talking about movies, art, culture, politics, and desire.Zizek is the author of m...

Rotterdam VPRO Tiger Awards

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Fifteen films by first or second filmmakers competed in the VPRO Tiger Awards Competition 2008. The Jury consists of Mr. Royston Tan - Singapore filmmaker and film producer, Russian filmmaker, actress and film producer Ms. Renata Litvinova, Mr. Rieks Hadders - former Deputy Director of the Filmmuseum in Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Ms. Tiziana Finzi, Deputy Director Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland, and Iranian filmmaker and film producer Mr. Jafar Panahi (jury president). Th...

CineMart 2008 Closing Night Party Awards

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37th International Film Festival Rotterdam 23 January – 3 February 2008 During the CineMart 2008 Closing Night Party, Wednesday January 30, 2008 in Parkzicht (Rotterdam, The Netherlands), the Arte France Cinema Award went to CineMart 2008 Project THE PERVERT’S GUIDE TO IDEOLOGY by Sophie Fiennes / Kasander (KTV bv), The Kasander Film Company (UK/The Netherlands). The Prince Claus Fund Film Grant was awarded to CineMart 2008 Project IN WHAT CITY DOES IT LIVE? by Liew Seng Tat / Dahuang Pictur...

Rotterdam CineMart has selected 39 projects

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CineMart has selected 39 projects out of a record number of 550 entries. The 25th edition of the first and largest co-production market for low and medium budget feature films includes projects by Abbas Kiarostami, Sophie Fiennes, Cristi Puiu, Jafar Panahi and Alex van Warmerdam. CineMart 2008 further presents new projects by former Rotterdam competition filmmakers Koen Mortier (EX DRUMMER) and Pia Marais (THE UNPOLISHED). Films launched at CineMart and now in official Rotterdam 2008 selection a...

Interview with "On the Lot" winner Will Bigham

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       August 22, 2007                 For more information, contact:Jamey Duvall, producerMovie Geeks United!E-mail: moviegeeksunited@yahoo.com                                                                                 On the Lot Winner Will BighamFeatured on Internet Radio Podcast On Wednesday, August 22 at 10pm (EST), MOVIE GEEKS UNITED!, a movie-themed talk radio p...

2 Hour Tribute to 5 Character Actors on August 26

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        August 13, 2007                   For more information, contact: Jamey Duvall, producer Movie Geeks United! E-mail: moviegeeksunited@yahoo.com                                                                                     2 -Hour Tribute to Five Character Actors Planned for Internet Podcast on August 26 On Sunday, August 26 beginning at 6pm (EST...

Composer/Editor John Ottman Discusses "The Invasion", "Valkyrie" on Internet Radio Podcast

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        August 10, 2007                   For more information, contact: Jamey Duvall, producer Movie Geeks United! E-mail: moviegeeksunited@yahoo.com                                                                                     John Ottman, composer of “The Invasion” and upcoming Tom Cruise film “Valkyrie”, on Podcast Show This Sunday   On S...

The Shark is Still Working, The Camden 28 and Your Mommy Kills Animals filmmakers on MOVIE GEEKS UNITED

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Filmmakers Behind The Shark is Still Working, The Camden 28, and Your Mommy Kills Animals Featured on Internet Radio Program   On Wednesday, July 25 at 10pm (EST), MOVIE GEEKS UNITED!, a movie-themed talk radio program on the internet, will broadcast a special live interviews with the key filmmakers behind three of the year's most highly touted documentaries, The Shark is Still Working, The Camden 28 and Your Mommy Kills Animals.   Jake Gove, Erik Hollander, James Gelet, and M...

FiFilmmakers and cast of horror films "Women's Studies" and "I Know Who Killed Me' on Internet Radio

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        July 16, 2007                   For more information, contact: Jamey Duvall, producer Movie Geeks United! E-mail:            moviegeeksunited@yahoo.com     WOMEN’S STUDIES DIRECTOR LONNIE MARTIN, ACTRESS JUDITH O’DEA, AND ADDITIONAL CAST MEMBERS TO BE INTERVIEWED ON INTERNET RADIO     Women’s Studies writer/director Lonnie Martin, and co-stars Judith O’Dea, Cindy Marie Martin, and Tara Garwood...

15 Movie Shows, 15 Links

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15 Movie Shows, 15 Links Category: Movies, TV, Celebrities In case you've missed any of our shows, here are the direct links to every one of them:Transformers, Movie News, Slasher Movies, James Bond (July 8, 2007)Topic of the Week: Director's Cuts, Dr. Royce Clemens guest host (July 1, 2007)THE AL PACINO TRIBUTE S...

Movie Geeks Celebrate AL PACINO with Special Guests

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*******FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*******     MOVIE GEEKS UNITED!  AIRS SPECIAL 2 -HOUR TRIBUTE TO AL PACINO WITH SPECIAL GUESTS   This Sunday, June 24, MOVIE GEEKS UNITED!, one of the most popular motion picture-themed radio programs on the internet,  will broadcast an exclusive 2- hour tribute to the versatile and passionate genius of Al Pacino.  The broadcast can be enjoyed in its live format from 6 – 8pm (EST) at www.blogtalkradio.com/moviegeeksunited, or heard any time after...

Sunday, May 5 on MOVIE GEEKS UNITED! internet radio talk show

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Join us for our internet radio show MOVIE GEEKS UNITED!tomorrow evening at 6pm eastern/5pm central for a very special episode!On the show....Producer-Director SOPHIE FIENNESwill be on the show to discuss her new film"The Pervert's Guide to Cinema"THE PERVERT'S GUIDE TO CINEMA takes the viewer on an exhilarating ride through some of the greatest movies ever made. Serving as presenter and guide is the charismatic Slavoj Zizek, acclaimed philosopher and psychoanalyst. With his eng...

What do these films mean?

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Possessed (1934)Clarence BrownThe Matrix (1999)Andy and Larry WachowskiThe Birds (1963)Alfred HitchcockPsycho (1960)Alfred HitchcockDuck Soup(1933)Leo Mc CareyMonkey Business(1931)Norman Z McCleodThe Exorcist(1973)William FriedkinTestament of Dr Mabuse(1933)Fritz LangAlien(1979)Ridley ScottThe Great Dictator(1940)Charles ChaplinMulholland Drive(2002)David LynchAlice in Wonderland(1951)Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson and Hamilton LuskeThe Red Shoes(1948)Michael PowellDr. Strangelove(1963)Stanley ...

David Lynch is genius..."SpiderMan 3" is not

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Did you miss the live broadcast of MOVIE GEEKS UNITED! tonight?  DON'T WORRY - YOU CAN STILL HEAR IT IN THE ARCHIVES!Anyone can listen at www.blogtalkradio.com/moviegeeksunited!In the meantime, here's some of the discussions that took place.......Director Sophie Fiennes spoke of the psychoanalytical power of the infamous "mental rape" scene in "Wild at Heart"......Movies are becoming the equivalent of Big Macs......."SpiderMan 3" inspires outrage and disbel...

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