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Stars Stretch Their Stuff at Woodstock FF

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At the Woodstock Film Festival, which today concludes its five-day marathon of film premieres, industry seminars, music concerts and groovy parties, film directors generally get all the attention. However, after my own personal marathon screenings, it is the performances of several standout actors that has made the biggest impression. Of course, for an independent filmmaker, casting is a critical part of the process. Luckily, it has been part of the appeal of independent cinema that name actors...

"Victim" selected to open this year's Cannes Classics

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Cannes Classics, the program dedicated to landmark films of the past which have had a profound impact on film history, opens today in the Salle Buñuel with the presentation of a brand-new print of Victim, a 1961 feature by the British director Basil Dearden. Dirk Bogarde plays a successful English barrister whose thriving career is threatened when he receives a desperate call from Barrett, a young man he was close to in the past, and who is now the target of a blackmailing ring. The second feat...

Kumar Goes To The White House

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Washington D.C.----Kal Penn, the Indian-American actor best known as part of the wacky stoner duo of the Harold and Kumar movies, is heading to the White House. Penn, who also starred in Mira Nair’s international smash THE NAMESAKE, will join President Barack Obama’s staff as an associate director in the Office of Public Liaison. His job will be to keep Obama connected with arts groups and with the Asian-American and Pacific Island communities in the United States. Penn, who last year ta...

Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival

The Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival is a week long film festival and cultural organization, founded in 2006, by filmmaker and artist Harish Saluja. It is purposefully held every May during Asian American Heritage Month in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to show recent films and music by Asian artists.

Sean Penn's Puzzle

  The movie's gonna make a kind of conversation with Sean Penn. It's not a tribute to him. It's about a creative absent soul, who's gonna find a friend , a half of his lost soul , through an odyssey. ( Jose Alvarez )

Sean Penn's Puzzle

  The movie's gonna make a kind of conversation with Sean Penn. It's not a tribute to him. It's about a creative absent soul, who's gonna find a friend , a half of his lost soul , through an odyssey. ( Jose Alvarez )

Sean Penn's Puzzle

  The movie's gonna make a kind of conversation with Sean Penn. It's not a tribute to him. It's about a creative absent soul, who's gonna find a friend , a half of his lost soul , through an odyssey. ( Jose Alvarez )

Hollywood Comes to the Heartland

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  Hollywood, CA (PR WEB) March 4, 2009.  You may have never heard of places like Findlay Ohio, Stillwater Oklahoma, or  Eau Clair, Wisconsin, but on May 4th all of this will change.  That is the date of the big screen debut of “Say it in Russian,” the award winning romantic thriller starring Faye Dunaway, which rolls out the red carpet in select cities during Carmike Cinemas and Dalton Pictures & Entertainment’s historic Independent Film Series.   The series opened this...

Peter Weir’s "The Way Back" begins shooting

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principal photography has begun on six-time Academy Award nominee Peter Weir’s much anticipated epic film, “The Way Back,” the cast of which boasts Jim Sturgess (“21,” “Across the Universe”), Academy Award® nominee Ed Harris (“A Beautiful Mind,” “Apollo 13”), Academy Award® nominee Saoirse Ronan (“Atonement,” Peter Jackson’s upcoming “Lovely Bones”) and Golden Globe winner Colin Farrell (“In Bruges,” “Miami Vice”)**. The film will be shot in Bulgaria, M...

Slumdog got best at Oscar

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Full list of Oscar winners revealed yesterday at the Kodak Theatre: “Slumdog Millionaire” won the Oscar for best picture tonight at the 81 Academy Awards in Los Angeles, taking seven other trophies, including a best director prize for filmmaker Danny Boyle. Full list of Oscar winners revealed yesterday at the Kodak Theatre: Picture: "Slumdog Millionaire" Director: Danny Boyle, "Slumdog Millionaire" Actress: Kate Winslet, "The Reader" Actor: Sean P...

An Interview with Award-winning Famed Icon Randy Jones

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By Maria Esteves - January 28, 2009 Looking at life as art, actor-performing artist Randy Jones (RJ) is defined as an icon in popular culture.  RJ began performing on stage at the age of eight, is known as The Cowboy from the pop musical group Village People, has appeared in three biographical films, performed 22 interviews, 122 articles has been written about him, has taken 56 pictorials, and appeared on 24 magazines front cover. RJ has been honored with countless awards, given keys to ...

Caracas Film Festival, Latina American Short Films & Video

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The purpose of de Festival will be the appraisal and diffusion of short film and video works produced in Latin America. Filmmakers from other countries may also participate so long as theme is related to Latin America.

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The Pennsylvania Film Festival

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The Pennsylvania Film Festival was created to premiere new and award winning independent films that otherwise would not be presented in NE Pennsylvania and also features a ontemporary social documentary competition.

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An Interview with “The Universe of Keith Haring” Filmmaker Christina Clausen

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By Maria Esteves - May 18, 2008 The Seventh Annual 2008 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) New York Premiere documentary film THE UNIVERSE OF KEITH HARING, directed by Christina Clausen final screening was held at AMC Village VII, Sunday, May 4, 11:30 am. A special Q&A immediately followed. The PARTY OF LIFE benefit in celebration of Keith Haring's 50th Birthday featuring Junior Vasquez and Louie Vega was held at PACHA venue, 9:00 pm - 4:00 am. Aviva Press interviewed director Christina Claus...

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