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De Rouille et d'Os (Rust and Bone) playing at the Cannes Film Festival on May 17

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DE ROUILLE ET D'OS    SYNOPSIS   Ali suddenly finds himself in charge of Sam, his 5 years old son that he barely knows. Penniless and without friends, he leaves the north of France to seek shelter at his sister’s in Antibes. Even though she and her husband do not have much money, they make a room for them in their garage and take care of Sam. Ali finds work as a bouncer at a local nightclub. After diffusing a fight one evening, he meets Stephanie a beautifu...

International Film Festival Rotterdam attracts filmmakers from around the globe

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  The International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) welcomes some 2,500 professional guests this year. Filmmakers expected to attend include Michel Gondry, Wang Xiaoshuai, Lucas Belvaux, Miike Takashi, Mohammad Rasoulof, Tsukamoto Shinya, Aki Kaurismäki, Andrea Arnold, Steve McQueen, Julió Bressane, Kobayashi Masahiro, Eric Khoo, Bouli Lanners, Ruben Östlund and Garin Nugroho as well as some 250 other filmmakers. Actors expected to attend include Sophie Quinton and ...

International Film Festival Rotterdam attracts filmmakers from around the globe

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The International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) welcomes some 2,500 professional guests this year. Filmmakers expected to attend include Michel Gondry, Wang Xiaoshuai, Lucas Belvaux, Miike Takashi, Mohammad Rasoulof, Tsukamoto Shinya, Aki Kaurismäki, Andrea Arnold, Steve McQueen, Julió Bressane, Kobayashi Masahiro, Eric Khoo, Bouli Lanners, Ruben Östlund and Garin Nugroho as well as some 250 other filmmakers. Actors expected to attend include Sophie Quinton and Nicole Garcia, for their role...

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LA PIVELLINA wins Cannes Europa Cinema label

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Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel's LA PIVELLINA, an Austrian/Italian co-production, has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the Directors' Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival, it was announced today by a jury of four Europa Cinemas exhibitors - the seventh year the Label has been awarded in the section. LA PIVELLINA will now receive the support of the Europa Cinemas exhibitors who commit themselves to extend the length of its run on screen and additional ...

LA PIVELLINA wins Cannes Europa Cinema label

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Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel’s LA PIVELLINA, an Austrian/Italian co-production, has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the Directors’ Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival, it was announced today by a jury of four Europa Cinemas exhibitors – the seventh year the Label has been awarded in the section.LA PIVELLINA will now receive the support of the Europa Cinemas exhibitors who commit themselves to extend the length of its run on screen and additional pr...

Seventh Cannes fr Europa Cinema

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OVER SEVEN YEARS THE LABEL HAS SUCCESSFULLY SUPPORTED 20 EUROPEAN FILMS   Europa Cinemas Exhibitors' Cannes meeting (May 16)  to analyse 2008 results across Europe and the further development of Europa Cinemas International into Latin America, Asia and the Mediterranean zone   Further supporting its ongoing campaign to promote European films, Europa Cinemas will return once again to this year's Cannes Film Festival, awarding its Label to the best European film ...

B-EST IFF Awards 2009

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Sunday, 29th March, within the closing gala of the 5th edition of B-EST IFF, presided by the Director of the Festival, Dana Dimitriu Chelba and film critic, Irina Margareta Nistor, the Festival awarded the following: 3 Lifelong Achievment Awards to actors Gheorghe Dinica, Adela Marculescu and Radu Beligan. Short Film: LUNGUL DRUM SPRE CASA (d. Anamaria Chioveanu) won Best Student Short, while EL ATAQUE DE LOS ROBOTS DE NEBULOSA-5 (d. Ghema Garcia Ibarra) was deemed Best Short. ...

Best film and best director for Eldorado at Bucharest B-EST IFF

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Sunday, 29th March, within the closing gala of the 5th edition of B-EST IFF, presided by the Director of the Festival, Dana Dimitriu Chelba and film critic, Irina Margareta Nistor, the Festival gave its awards. 3 Lifelong Achievment Awards to actors Gheorghe Dinica, Adela Marculescuand Radu Beligan.Short Film:LUNGUL DRUM SPRE CASA (d. Anamaria Chioveanu) won Best Student Short, while EL ATAQUE DE LOS ROBOTS DE NEBULOSA-5 (d. Ghema Garcia Ibarra) was deemed Best Short. DocumentaryThe jury compris...

B-EST IFF Awards 2009

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Sunday, 29th March, within the closing gala of the 5th edition of B-EST IFF, presided by the Director of the Festival, Dana Dimitriu Chelba and film critic, Irina Margareta Nistor, the Festival awarded the following: 3 Lifelong Achievment Awards to actors Gheorghe Dinica, Adela Marculescu and Radu Beligan. Short Film: LUNGUL DRUM SPRE CASA (d. Anamaria Chioveanu) won Best Student Short, while EL ATAQUE DE LOS ROBOTS DE NEBULOSA-5 (d. Ghema Garcia Ibarra) was deemed Best Short. ...

The Unified Friends

After a party, the members of the cyclist club : "The Unified Friends" decide to try the Belgian Tour.  But what to do when a lock-keeper refuse to lower his bridge ?  To call Bouli of course ! (runtime 8'42" with Oscar'selected Bouli Lanners). You can burn it on www.bigstar.tv  

Europa Cinemas will return to Venice

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Further supporting its ongoing campaign to promote European films, Europa Cinemas will return once again to this year’s Giornate degli Autori/Venice Days section of the Venice Film Festival, awarding its Label prize to the best European film in the Giornate degli Autori/Venice Days section (August 28 to September 6). Reflecting the strength of European cinema, ten films in this year’s Giornate selection are from Europe, an unusually high percentage.This marks the fifth year that the Europa C...

Eldorado has won the Europa Cinemas Label

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Belgian director Bouli Lanners’ ELDORADO has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Directors’ Fortnight section in Cannes, it was announced today by the jury of four Europa Cinemas exhibitors. Proud to join the Directors’ Fortnight 40th anniversary, this marks the sixth year the Label has been awarded in the section.ELDORADO will now receive the support of the Europa Cinemas exhibitors who commit themselves to extend the length of its run on screen and additional promot...

Brussels European Film Festivals Awards

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BRUSSELS EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL (July 1-9, 2005) The Brussels European Film Festival closed today on the 9th of July at Flagey with the prize ceremony, presented by Dominique Janne (Festival Director) and Jan De Clercq (Programme Director) and followed by the screening of the film «Douches Froides» by Antony Cordier.Organized from the 1st to the 9th of July, the Festival for the first time joined forces with Cinédécouvertes, the summer event of the Belgian Film Museum. During these nine days...

Brussels European Festival in action

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The Brussels European Film Festival (July 1-9, 2005) was offered a famous start last Friday in Flagey ! Some 650 guests filled the large theatre of Flagey and more than thousand people danced until the end of the night under the electro rock'n roll rhythms of the famous Belgian group SOLD OUT. After the welcoming speeches of Dominique Janne (Festival director), Jan De Clercq (Programme Director) and Gabrielle Claes (director of Cinédécouvertes), the Danish thriller "King's Game" directed by Ni...

Brussels, heart of Europe, unveils fest program

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BRUSSELS FESTIVAL OF EUROPEAN FILM (23-30 April 2004)Curtains up for a peak at the programmeAs the Brussels Festival of European Film approaches, the selection of the films draws to a close. In six weeks, the spectators will be able to treat themselves to the liberty, the originality and the diversity of young European cinema. An agent for talent and a springboard for young filmmakers, the Brussels Festival since last year has oriented itself towards first and second works made in the 45 countri...

Peak at Brussels fest program

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BRUSSELS FESTIVAL OF EUROPEAN FILM (23-30 April 2004)Curtains up for a peak at the programme As the Brussels Festival of European Film approaches ever faster, the selection of the films draws to a close. In six weeks, the spectators will be able to treat themselves to the liberty, the originality and the diversity of young European cinema. An agent for talent and a springboard for young filmmakers, the Brussels Festival since last year has oriented itself towards first and second works made in t...

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