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Big Mike Craft is to dedicate the Saratoga New York Film Festival, (saratoganyfilmfest.fest21.com) to Catholic Charities

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It is with great satisfaction that I dedicate the New Saratoga, New York Film Festinal , http://saratoganyfilmfest.fest21.com  to the Roman Catholic Charities of Albany N.Y. The money shall be used to keep Camp Skully in operation for another year. Camp Skully in North Greenbush, N.Y. gives a few weeks of camping and lake fun to the children of the region, whether they are Catholic or not! I know we do not have much time, (only 3 months) but we shall hope for the Best. All are welcome. We shal...

Tribeca Film Festival Documentaries

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When the Tribeca film festival management announced that this year's festival edition would program on the lighter side providing more uplifting and joyful fare, Woody Allen had an appropriate response. Films selected, including his, are only a palliative and people waking up in the middle of the night are driven by fears about losing their jobs and paying their bills. Though there was certainly joyful fare among the feature films screened and some ‘uplifts' in the documentary section, but m...

Tribeca Film Festival Documentaries

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When the Tribeca film festival management announced that this year’s festival edition would program on the lighter side providing more uplifting and joyful fare, Woody Allen had an appropriate response. Films selected, including his, are only a palliative and people waking up in the middle of the night are driven by fears about losing their jobs and paying their bills. Though there was certainly joyful fare among the feature films screened and some ‘uplifts’ in the documentary section, ...

San Francisco Filmmaking Grant award winner

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San Francisco Film Society and the Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced today the winner and two honorable mentions for the initial $35,000 SFFS/KRF Filmmaking Grant, given to a filmmaker for a narrative feature film, with a social justice theme, being made in the San Francisco Bay Area. The panelists, who reviewed 124 estimable submissions, are Linda Blackaby, director of programming, San Francisco Film Society; Jennifer Chaiken, partner, 72 Productions; Graham Leggat, executive director, San Fr...

Robert Redford Considers His Career

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  The atmosphere was tinged with excitement in the glorious movie palace that is the Castro Theater. Eager audiences were assembled to worship at the feet of one of filmdom's true icons. Here, on this stage, was an actor who has made women swoon, made man envious and made his mark as one of the last true Hollywood stars. Robert Redford, with a face and physique that still makes heads turn, was being honored by the San Francisco International Film Festival with the Peter J. Owens Award f...

Robert Redford Considers His Career

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The atmosphere was tinged with excitement in the glorious movie palace that is the Castro Theater. Eager audiences were assembled to worship at the feet of one of filmdom's true icons. Here, on this stage, was an actor who has made women swoon, made man envious and made his mark as one of the last true Hollywood stars. Robert Redford, with a face and physique that still makes heads turn, was being honored by the San Francisco International Film Festival with the Peter J. Owens Award for his cont...

Rare Screening of A Coppola Masterwork

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  As part of its tribute to iconic director Francis Ford Coppola, the San Francisco International Film Festival will host a rare screening of THE RAIN PEOPLE on Friday evening, as part of An Evening with Francis Ford Coppola & Friends.   The film, released in 1969, was the first production from Coppola’s own company, American Zoetrope. An original script by Coppola, one year before his Oscar win for PATTON, the film stars Shirley Knight as a Long Island housewife on the run...

Tribeca Red Carpet for Spike Lee's, "Kobe Doing Work"

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Sharon Abella: Are you excited to be at the film festival?ANTONIO PIERCE: Linebacker for the New York Giants: "Yes. I was here a couple of years ago for the movie about Cesar Chavez, I don't remember the name, maybe it was titled that, I'm not sure."SA: Are you a big Kobe fan?AP: "I am. Big Kobe fan. I admire the way he plays, the way he goes about his business on and off the court, and honestly, being directed by Spike Lee is very huge! You can't put two better people together to work toget...

THE PROLIFIC CAREER OF NAGISA OSHIMA

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 The past few years has seen a steady revival of interest in classic Japanese cinema of the 1950s and 1960s, with a stream of retrospectives and the issues of DVD packages devoted to the works of such films masters as Yasujiro Ozu, Kenzi Mizoguchi and Shohei Imamura. The latest Japanese director to get the revival treatment is Nagisa Oshima, widely considered a major force in world cinema for his provocative films of the 1960s and 1970s. A national tour of Oshima’s work has opened at the Bro...

Portland Jewish Film Festival Programme

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17th Annual Jewish Film FestivalApril 16-26The NW Film Center and the Institute for Judaic Studies present the 17th annual Portland Jewish Film Festival. This year's films, while they express specific Jewish experiences, resonate beyond their cultural settings and speak to experiences and issues that confront our common humanity. 
This year's Festival is co-sponsored by the Jewish Review with individual program support from Cedar-Sinai, Neveh Shalom, Mittleman Jewish Community Center, Port...

60 films lined up from Houston WorldFest

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Houston World Fest will run April 17 - 26, 2009 WorldFest was founded 49 years ago as Cinema Arts, an International Film Society in August, 1961. WorldFest became the third competitive international film festival in North America, following San Francisco and New York. WorldFest is the oldest Independent Film & Video Festival in the World. It evolved into a competitive International Film Festival in April, 1968. It was founded by award-winning producer/director Hunter Todd to present a quality fi...

Oscar BEST Foreign Film Winner "DEPARTURES" to Première at UDINE

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  Departures         2009 Far East Film Festival in Udine       Best Foreign Film 2009, DEPARTURES will celebrate the return of Takita Yojiro to Udine, whom the Far East Film Festival had already discovered in the year 2000, and brought to Europe (where he presented his much appreciated film Secret) UDINE - After defeating the Israeli film Valzer con Bashir (the bookies absolu...

NEWSLETTER N° 408: March 25, 2009

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Our newsletter reaches over 73 000 subscribers every week   Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE The renowned Festival Directory from Filmfestivals.com has MERGED AND MOVED to Fest21.com whith easier search options, simplified update process for festivals...

NEWSLETTER N° 407: March 18, 2009

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Our newsletter reaches over 73 000 subscribers every week   Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE - The renowned Festival Directory from Filmfestivals.com is MERGED AND MOVED to Fest21.com whith easier search options, simplified update process for fe...

"How the game is played" to Premiere at NYIFVF

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"AWARD-WINNING MOTIVATIONAL FILM EXPLORES LIFE'S LESSONS" Award-winning director and co-writer Forrest B. Peterson and award-winning producer and co-writer Stewart J. Peterson in association with Royal Te Ranch Productions recently announced that their debut film "How the Game Is Played: Lessons Learned in the Game of Life" will screen as part of the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF). The sold out premiere plays at 8 p.m. on Friday M...

"How the game is played" to Premiere at NYIFVF

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"AWARD-WINNING MOTIVATIONAL FILM EXPLORES LIFE'S LESSONS" Award-winning director and co-writer Forrest B. Peterson and award-winning producer and co-writer Stewart J. Peterson in association with Royal Te Ranch Productions recently announced that their debut film "How the Game Is Played: Lessons Learned in the Game of Life" will screen as part of the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF). The sold out premiere plays at 8 p.m. on Friday M...

NEWSLETTER N° 406: March 11, 2009

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Our newsletter reaches over 73 000 subscribers every week   Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE Quick summary of the changes on fest21.com include : - New look, easier navigation - Transfer of the Festival Directory database - The renowned ...

NEWSLETTER N° 405: March 4, 2009

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Our newsletter reaches over 73 000 subscribers every week   Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE Quick summary of the changes on fest21.com include : - New look, easier navigation - Transfer of the Festival Directory database - The renowned ...

NEWSLETTER N° 404: February 25, 2009

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Our newsletter reaches over 73 000 subscribers every week   Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE LAUNCHED THIS WEEK Quick summary of the changes on fest21.com include : - New look, easier navigation - Transfer of the Festival Directory data...

Openfilm

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  Openfilm User-to-User entertainment Submit your film and earn revenue   CONTACT INFO At Openfilm we work alongside other content contributors by producing our own films and publishing them on our website. Our headquarters and production facility are located at: Greenwich Studios 12100 NE 16th Avenue, suite 102 North Miami, FL 33162 You can reach us using the emails below or: Phone: +1-305-892-9420 Fax: +1-888-567-0701 ...

Openfilm

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Submit Film online Start Uploading CONTACT INFO At Openfilm we work alongside other content contributors by producing our own films and publishing them on our website. Our headquarters and production facility are located at: Greenwich Studios 12100 NE 16th Avenue, suite 102 North Miami, FL 33162 You can reach us using the emails below or: Phone: +1-305-892-9420 Fax: +1-888-567-0701 Press contact: For media and press inquires please contact us at press@openfilm.com. ...

NEWSLETTER N° 403: February 18, 2009

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Our newsletter reaches over 73 000 subscribers every week   Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE LAUNCHED THIS WEEK Quick summary of the changes on fest21.com include : - New look, easier navigation - Transfer of the Festival Directory data...

Ray Harryhausen at EIFF video

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Ray Harryhausen and author Tony Dalton talk exclusively to EIFF TV about their latest collaboration, and Harryhausen's incredible career.   http://www.edfilmfest.org.uk/news/player/2156/?KeepThis=true&TB_iframe=true&height=304&width=560  ...

Footballer

Director: Mikhail Lushenkov.
Boys are engaged in the football team for a little old. He has shown perseverance and comes to training because it is keen to become a football player ...

NEWSLETTER N° 402: February 11, 2009

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