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The Ohio Independent Film Festival is currently programming its 19th year

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This years film festival is scheduled for May 17 through May 20 and will be presented at the Arts Collinwood galleries, with the headlining film "For the Love of Music " presented at The Beachland Ballroom on May 20th. For tickets and additional information on the film festival please go to www.ohiofims.com or ticketweb.com (search Ohio Independent Film Festival). The Ohio Independent Film Festival is currently programming its 19th year of presenting films submitted by independent...

Viral campaign using Anonymous backfires with prod company website hacked.

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Last night hackers’ initiative Anonymous hacked the websites of production company LEV Pictures and her film Plan C. The reason is a viral internet campaign for the new feature film Plan C. LEV Pictures placed a number of spoof clips on YouTube in which dialogues from the film were presented by Anonymous as proof of corruption in the Dutch police force.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvVrkHhN3YU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSjwqynV0u4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4_TzkzZjRQ http://www.you...

THE PIPE wins RIFF Environmental Award

RIFF ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDIrish director’s Risteard Ó Domhnaill’s THE PIPE, a story of a small Irish community divided by the prospect of a oil pipeline that will bring economic gains but also destroy their way of life.Jury Statement“Risteard Ó Domhnail's way of telling the story is powerful, yet simple. It contains all the good elements of a classic cinema. In the spirit of Cinema Verité he brings forth few b

THE PIPE wins RIFF Environmental Award

RIFF ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDIrish director’s Risteard Ó Domhnaill’s THE PIPE, a story of a small Irish community divided by the prospect of a oil pipeline that will bring economic gains but also destroy their way of life.Jury Statement“Risteard Ó Domhnail's way of telling the story is powerful, yet simple. It contains all the good elements of a classic cinema. In the spirit of Cinema Verité he brings forth few b

THE PIPE wins RIFF Environmental Award

THE PIPE wins RIFF Environmental Award.  RIFF ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDIrish director’s Risteard Ó Domhnaill’s THE PIPE, a story of a small Irish community divided by the prospect of a oil pipeline that will bring economic gains but also destroy their way of life.Jury Statement“Risteard Ó Domhnail's way of telling the story is powerful, yet simple. It contains all the good elements of a classic cinema. In the

THE PIPE wins RIFF Environmental Award

RIFF ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDIrish director’s Risteard Ó Domhnaill’s THE PIPE, a story of a small Irish community divided by the prospect of a oil pipeline that will bring economic gains but also destroy their way of life.Jury Statement“Risteard Ó Domhnail's way of telling the story is powerful, yet simple. It contains all the good elements of a classic cinema. In the spirit of Cinema Verité he brings forth few b

Paul Watson in Durban

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Paul Watson at Durban International Film Festival Time Magazine called him one of the 20 environmental heroes of the 20th century.  The Guardian mentioned him as one of 50 people who could save the planet. These are some of the numerous accolades bestowed on Paul Watson which also include honorary citizenships, environmental, animal rights and human rights awards.He has also been denied visas, banned in certain places, and arrested on numerous occasions for his provocative activism....

Winner of the Best Feature International Human Rights Award at the Artivist Film Festival, Los Angeles, December 1 - 4th 2010

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About: Artivist Film Festival 1 -4 th of December Nobel Festival dedicated to human rights, animals and environment issues through film. Best feature international human rights award went to the Portuguese filmmaker Mário Patrocinio for his film "Complexo Alemão - Universo Paralelo. At first the film reminded me of the Fernando Meirelles movie "City of God" for portraying the slums of Brazil. Soon after you acknowledge it's original content. Basically the st...

New management wanted to save Artivist?

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Some people seem to be blind to the true face of this festival. Is this good or bad? We know for a fact tthat Artivist Festival does not maintain impecable business ethics and standards: they do not pay their bills. We are proof of that (The festival director Diaky Diaz bought an ad campaign from us and did not pay the whole bill) We have been approached by many staffers who reported they were owed money from this organization and never got it... We at fest21.com notice that...

Artivist Film Festival - Merging Art & Activism

This festival is blacklisted from our websites

well we really should delete that festival.
They ordered a promo campaign with us, which they never paid although it was executed.

 

Hunger by Steve Mac Queen: Festival Film of the year Nominee

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Hunger by Steve Mac Queen Directed by: Steve Mac Queen Written by: Steve Mac Queen and Enda Walsh Produced by: Robin Gutch, Laura Hastings-Smith Cast: Michael Fassbender, Stuart Graham, Brian Milligan, Laine Megaw, Larry Cowan, Lalor Roddy   Synopsis: HUNGER follows life in the Maze Prison, Northern Ireland, with an interpretation of the highly emotive events surrounding the 1981 IRA Hunger Strike led by Bobby Sands. With an epic eye for detail, the film provides a...

Jack Valenti "A Friend of the Fight" to be honoured at Aids Film Fest

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The New York AIDS Film Festival will dedicate the 2007 NY AIDS FILM FESTIVAL to the life of Mr. Jack Valenti. A supporter of the festival and 2004 Honoree, former President of the MPAA and head of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Valenti was a kind supporter of their work and the fest will celebrate his life. The Festival will open at the United Nations with a moment to honor the former Hollywood luminary and lobbyist, and will continue to give the Jack Valenti...

Some festivals are above the laws of commerce: be careful with Artivist who prefer not to pay their bills

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Filmfestivals.com deals with many festivals worldwide with a trust relationship.Most of these festivals are international and located in many foreign territories. When they buy our services, mostly advertising campaign they receive a contract as in any international business transactions.Most of them fulfill their financial obligations a few do not pay and act like cowboys or cowgirls whatever: We prefer to call this a breach of confidence. Legal experts would give an other word and command so...

4 films focused on Coca at Cine Las Americas

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The 10th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival program will present a program of four films that explore the issues facing Bolivia’s indigenous farmers of coca.Through both documentary and narrative films, audiences will explore the many resonances of the debate over coca, a plant of great cultural value in Bolivia’s indigenous communities, and of great controversy throughout the Americas.“Our Coca Culture program highlights films shot in Bolivia, but more than that, portrays a reg...

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3rd Annual Artivist Film Festival kicks off in 3 days

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3rd Annual Artivist Film Festival & Artivist Awards Nov 9 - 12"Merging Art & Activism For Global Consciousness"Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2006“FAST FOOD NATION”, Directed by Richard Linklater, is a dramatic feature based on material from the incendiary book by Eric Schlosser, a no-holds-barred exploration of the fast food industry that ultimately revealed the dark side of the “All American Meal.” Fast Food Nation is a Recorded Picture Company production written by...

Artists, Activists, and Progressives tune in to support ARTIVISTS

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Join your fellow Artists, Activists, and Progressives on Thursday, October 12th, from 8pm-9pm, on KPFK 90.7FM for the Artivist Film Festival interview. Festival founders will be discussing the upcoming 3rd Annual Artivist Film Festival Program, including Highlighted Films and Forums featuring Community Leaders and Celebrity Activists.In the Studio that evening will be the Artivist Founders, Filmmakers from this year's upcoming Festival, and a few surprise guests! So don't forget to tune-on an...

Joaquin Phoenix, and Daryl Hannah honored at Artivist

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Two time OSCAR Nominee Joaquin Phoenix, and renowned actress Daryl Hannah will be honored at this year’s Artivist Film Festival & Awards. The 3rd Annual Artivist Film Festival, and The 2006 Artivist Awards will take place November 9-12, 2006 at the renowned Egyptian Theatre in the heart of Hollywood . 70 International Films from around the globe will be presented during the 4 day Festival. “ARTIVIST” is the 1st international Film Festival dedicated to addressing Human Rights, Children's...

WorldFest a partner of WorldFest

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JOIN US THIS SATURDAY APRIL 22, 2006 10AM – 6:30PMAT WOODLEY PARK, 6350 Woodley Ave. Encino, CA. AS WE CELEBRATE THE 6TH ANNUAL WORLDFEST!WorldFest is southern California's largest Earth Day event attracting over thousands of people each year. They have bands, performances, vendors, foods, arts & crafts, guest speakers from around the country, and more!This year we're co-sponsoring the "Artivist Film House & Eco Forum" at WorldFest. We're screening environmental films and holding a Community...

Artivist sponsors this year's WorldFest

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A R T I V I S T : "Merging Art & Activism For Global Consciousness"SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2006. 10AM – 6:30PM AT WOODLEY PARK, ENCINO. CA. ARTIVIST will celebrate the 60th annual Worldfest. Artivist is Sponsoring the “ARTIVIST FILM HOUSE” at WorldFest this year. We are screening Films throughout the day focusing on environmental preservation and the interdependence between the environment, animals, and humans. Artivist is also having an Earth Day Community Forum with invited Guests Speaker...

Artivist Festival opens with Truddel

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The 2nd Annual Artivist Film Festival will open with "T R U D E L L" (about the legendary Native American activist and musician John Trudelland) the opening Short: "H O P E" Wed. April 20th at the classic Egyptian Theatre - HollywoodWednesday, April 20, 2005 is “Artivist Day,” proclaimed by the City of Los Angeles, and will inaugurate the 2nd Annual Artivist Film Festival – 5 days of activist cinema raising awareness for International Human Rights, Children’s Advocacy, Environmental Pre...

Earth Day, April 22 wills see Artivist kick off

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Premiering on EARTH DAY, April 22, for seven days and nights filmmakers from around the world will unite at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, CA. To witness and address the unwavering necessity of art and activism in our global community. These activist artists “Artivists', are bound together in their belief that actions do create change and no voice goes unheard. This year’s films highlight: International Human Rights, Children’s Advocacy, Animal Rights, Environmental Preservation, and...

Artivist Festival prepares Earth Day premiere

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The Artivist Film Festival is the first festival dedicated to addressing social, global, political, animal rights and environmental issues through Visual Arts & Music. Its mission is to strengthen the voice of international activist Filmmakers & Artists - Artivists - while raising public awareness and funds for global social causes.Art can be a powerful medium for social change by bringing people together, raising awareness, instilling hope, and inspiring action. We seek to unite the entertain...

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