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This is Our Youth New York 1980s Play Comes To Sydney Opera House

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The Sydney Opera has one again brought a world class play to town under its famous brand. Kieran Culkin is the main character in This Is Our Youth. New Yorker Kieran Culkin is into Kenneth Lonergan's This Is Our Youth in a big way. It's primarily a story about relationships, and some get very complicated in this number. He appears alongside Pilgrim co-star Michael Cera and Emily Barclay at the Sydn...

Havana Film Festival New york highlights

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  13th HAVANA FILM FESTIVAL NEW YORK (HFFNY) takes place April 12-20, with special events April 20th at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, and April 20-22 at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens. HFFNY features more than 50 highly anticipated and influential films from and about Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latinos in the U.S. including Cuba, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Peru, Venezuela and the U.S. They span a variety ...

L'ACID fête 20 ans d'indépendance 1992 - 2012

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L'ACID fête 20 ans d'indépendance à Cannes, mais aussi au Cinéma du Réel, à la Cinémathèque française, au Forum des Images, à Istanbul, Buenos Aires, New York...   2012 sera une année particulière pour l’ACID : l’Association du Cinéma Indépendant pour sa Diffusion fête en effet ses 20 ans d’existence.  20 ans d'ACID : plus de 450 films soutenus, près de 200 œuvres montrées à Cannes et autant de jeunes auteurs découverts, qui font aujourd’hui l...

Remembering Award Winning Humanitarian Zelda Kaplan

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By Maria Esteves – March 3, 2012 If only one life is spared, my existence has been justified, is the way humanitarian, celebrity artist Zelda Kaplan (1916-2012) lived her life. An artist who collects rare African ritual carvings from West Africa, a Golf champion, a professional dancer, and trainer in Ballroom International and Cuban style. Zelda’s findings of rare African ritual carvings in West Africa inspired her humanitarian efforts on marital violence, FGM (Female Genital Mutilation),...

23rd Annual 2012 NY Oscar Night Viewing Party Coverage

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By Maria Esteves – February 27, 2012 The 23rd Annual NY Oscar Night Viewing Party in celebration of the 84th Annual Academy Awards was held at the elegant 21 Club townhouse, New York, Sunday, February 26, 2012, 6:30pm. Hosted by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), this year’s Oscar Night Party will benefit FilmAid International. East Coast Academy members, prior Oscar winners and nominees privately celebrated the evening with a superb cocktail reception in the legendary ...

Elliott Gould to Receive Maverick Spirit Award at Cinequest 22

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    Cinequest presents its highest honor, the Maverick Spirit Award, to legendary actor Elliott Gould on March 2 at the California Theatre, following the 9:30 p.m. screening of Dorfman starring Gould and Sara Rue (Rules of Engagement and Less than Perfect). Gould plays Burt Dorfman, Deb Dorfman's (Sara Rue) father, in this romantic comedy, directed by Palo Alto native, Brad Leong (Director of Palo Alto). Previou...

Tribute to Todd Solondz

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The 18th Sarajevo Film Festival (6-14 July 2012) will proudly present the Tribute to Todd Solondz. This exceptional US filmmaker will be joining us in Sarajevo to present to our viewers a selection of his impressive opus that earned him a place among the most renowned directors and writers of today. Solondz has been critically acclaimed for his examination of the "dark underbelly of middle class American suburbia", a reflection of his own background in New Jersey.  ...

Oscar Week New York 2012: Meet the Oscars Exhibit Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Maria Esteves – February 23, 2012 Oscar Week New York 2012 Sixth Annual Meet the Oscars, Grand Central exhibit ribbon cutting opening ceremony presented by New York program director Patrick Harrison, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and hosted by Academy Award winning actress Melissa Leo (The Fighter, 2011) was held at Vanderbilt Hall East Side, Grand Central Terminal, New York, Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 10:00 AM. This year’s Meet the Oscar, Grand Central showcase H...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York Fall 2012 Coverage

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By Maria Esteves – February 20, 2012 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York Fall 2012 (MBFWNYF12) Collections were held at the tents in Lincoln Center and venues in downtown New York, February 9-16, 2012. Presented by IMG Fashion, MBFWNYF12 was sponsored by American Express, DHL, Diet Pepsi, Fiber One Bars, ideeli, Maybelline New York, Sherry-Lehmann Wine & Spirits, TRESemme, W Hotels Worldwide, and WGSN. This season designer Naeem Khan received the title of ‘Mercedes Benz presents.’...

CAROLINA HERRERA New York Fall 2012 Collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

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By Maria Esteves – February 15, 2012 The CAROLINA HERRERA New York Fall 2012 Runway Show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Lincoln Center commenced Monday, February 13, 2012, 10:00 AM. Herrera’s Fall 2012 runway show was a beautiful display of elegance. Her timeless collection included wool coats embroidered with fur details in navy and black; silk gowns with crystal embroidered, abstract prints, and solid colors. Celebrities in attendance included Anna Wintour, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand...

BCBG MAX AZRIA Fall 2012 Runway Show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York

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By Maria Esteves – February 10, 2012 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York BCBG MAX AZRIA Fall/Winter 2012 Runway Show commenced Thursday, February 9, 2012, at the Theatre in Lincoln Center, New York. Founder/designer Max Azria artful and chic collection of Bauhaus style geometric abstraction composed of silks, chiffons, crepe de chine included canvas/leather trench coats, wool/leather jackets, jumpsuits, gowns, and dresses in navy, rust, black, cream, paprika, teal, camel, and macchiato colo...

TORN! To become whole?

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By Maria Esteves – February 7, 2012 The 21st New York Jewish Film Festival 2012 (NYJFF2012) presented by the Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center special film screening of TORN, by Israeli filmmaker Ronit Kertsner commenced Tuesday, January 17, 6:00 PM at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, New York. TORN is a powerful documentary that follows the life of Jacob Weksler (Romuald Waszkinel) a true Messianic believer, a completed Jew on a spiritual journey to Israel wh...

New York Premiere of Dressing America: Tales from the Garment Center Coverage

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By Maria Esteves – February 5, 2012 The 21st New York Jewish Film Festival 2012 (NYJFF2012) New York Premiere of Dressing America: Tales from the Garment Center directed by Steven Fischler and Joel Sucher was held at the Walter Reade Theater, Monday, January 16, 1:00 PM. A special Q&A session immediately followed with director Steven Fischler and associate producer Phyllis A. Dillon moderated by independent curator Rachel Chanoff, New York Jewish Film Festival. Questions posed to direct...

NYJFF 2012 Premiere of Dressing America: Tales from the Garment Center Photo Coverage

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By Maria Esteves – February 5, 2012 The 21st New York Jewish Film Festival 2012 (NYJFF2012) New York Premiere of Dressing America: Tales from the Garment Center directed by Steven Fischler and Joel Sucher was held at the Walter Reade Theater, Monday, January 16, 1:00 PM. A special Q&A session immediately followed with director Steven Fischler and associate producer Phyllis A. Dillon moderated by independent curator Rachel Chanoff, New York Jewish Film Festival. Questions posed to direct...

NYJFF 2012 NY Premiere of Dressing America Video Coverage

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By Maria Esteves – February 5, 2012 The 21st New York Jewish Film Festival 2012 (NYJFF2012) New York Premiere of Dressing America: Tales from the Garment Center directed by Steven Fischler and Joel Sucher was held at the Walter Reade Theater, Monday, January 16, 1:00 PM. A special Q&A session immediately followed with director Steven Fischler and associate producer Phyllis A. Dillon moderated by independent curator Rachel Chanoff, New York Jewish Film Festival. Questions posed to direct...

New York Festivals International Radio Program & Promotion Awards

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Vegas, April 14th - 19th. Rose Anderson, Executive Director, New York Festivals International Radio Program & Promotion Awards The wide variety, depth, and scope of the programming created by this year's Finalists are proof that excellence knows no boundaries. New York Festivals® International Television & Film Awards, now in its 55th year of honoring the World's Best TV Programs & FilmsTM, announced the finalists for the 2012 competition. The Grand Jury, comprised of aw...

Read the entire list of NYIIFVF's success stories

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Below is a list of films that have achieved success through exhibition at our festival. Many of our films have our festival's laurels on their box art in US video stores. Where the river runs...goes to Cannes with Stuart Salter   Racing Daylight (Starring David Strathairn) Picked up and released by Vanguard Cinema Ghost Adventures. Festival award helps launch their own TV series of the same name on The Travel Channel Down The Barrel (Surfing Documantary) Showed o...

Men’s Group premiered in New York

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  After a string of international film festival screenings, and a successful local release where it won Best Film, Best Script and Best Actor at the Inside Film Awards (Australia), Men’s Group will hold its New York premiere on 30th January, 2012. Producer John L. Simpson will travel from Sydney to present the event.  Men’s Group explores the very essence of masculinity. Seven men from very ...

What lies in the hearts of men

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After a string of international film festival screenings, and a successful local release where it won Best Film, Best Script and Best Actor at the Inside Film Awards (Australia), Men’s Group will hold its New York premiere on 30th January, 2012. Producer John L. Simpson will travel from Sydney to present the event. Men’s Group explores the very essence of masculinity. Seven men from very different backgrounds meet each week in the privacy of a suburban home to laugh, cry and have it out in a...

21st NY Jewish Film Fest Closing Night World Premiere of Welcome to Kutsher’s: The Last Catskills Resorts

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By Maria Esteves – January 29, 2012 The 21st New York Jewish Film Festival 2012 (NYJFF2012) closing night world premiere documentary of Welcome to Kutsher’s: The Last Catskills Resorts, directed by Caroline Laskow and Ian Rosenberg was held at the Walter Reade Theater, Thursday, January 26, 2012. Presented by the Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the sold out world premiere documentary of Kutsher’s Country Club included entertainer actor/comedian Jerry Stiller (Still...

21st NY Jewish Film Fest Closing Night World Premiere of Welcome to Kutsher’s: The Last Catskills Resorts Photo Coverage

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By Maria Esteves – January 28, 2012 The 21st New York Jewish Film Festival 2012 (NYJFF2012) Closing Night World Premiere of Welcome to Kutsher’s: The Last Catskills Resorts, directed by Caroline Laskow and Ian Rosenberg was held at the Walter Reade Theater, Thursday, January 26, 2012. The sold out world premiere documentary of Kutsher’s Country Club included entertainer actor/comedian Jerry (Gerald Isaac) Stiller, cast members Helen Kutsher, and Celia Duffy. A special Q&A session im...

21st NY Jewish Film Fest Closing Night World Premiere of Welcome to Kutsher’s: The Last Catskills Resorts Video Coverage

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By Maria Esteves – January 28, 2012 The 21st New York Jewish Film Festival 2012 (NYJFF2012) Closing Night World Premiere of Welcome to Kutsher’s: The Last Catskills Resorts, documentary directed by Caroline Laskow and Ian Rosenberg was held at the Walter Reade Theater, Thursday, January 26, 2012. Entertainer actor/comedian Jerry (Gerald Isaac) Stiller and many of the cast members such as Helen Kutsher and Celia Duffy attended the sold out world premiere documentary of Kutsher’s Country...

A Tribute To Horowitz: Lola Astanova Piano Debut in Carnegie Hall

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By Maria Esteves – January 23, 2012 A Tribute To Horowitz sold out concert with piano virtuoso Lola Astanova commenced Thursday, January 19, 2012, 8:00 PM, at the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, New York. Sponsored by Tiffany & Co., the extraordinary enchanting evening to benefit the American Cancer Society presented gala chairman Donald J. Trump and special guest artist host Julie Andrews with the American Cancer Society Lifetime Achievement Awards. The Stonewall Chora...

San Francisco Executive Director Bingham Ray passed away while in Sundance

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  The San Francisco Film Society regrets to announce that Executive Director Bingham Ray passed away on January 23 while attending the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Bingham Ray Photo by Michael Rauner "The board of directors and staff of the Film Society are stunned and deeply saddened by the untimely death of our executive director Bingham Ray. We at the Film Society a...

The Winter Film Awards Opening Night: Major Studio and Latin Film Gala in New York February 9th

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  Opening Night of the First Annual Winter Film Awards to award the very best in Major Studio productions and Latin American Film with A-list celebrities and entertainers to be performing, presenting and attending. New York, NY, January 17, 2012 - The Winter Film Awards (WFA) Opening Night will be on par with the finest American award shows of our time. Executive Producer Johnny Falcones says "The Winter Film Awards will be another New York tradition where the Stars can shine for ...

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