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Boston Jewish Film Festival to open November 1st

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This year's Boston Jewish Film Festival, our 19th, runs November 1 through November 11, and shines a spotlight on Israeli films, which have been screening in and winning awards in major film festivals around the world, as you know. We also feature several films with local ties, and a few films that take a novel look at sports. In all we show nearly 40 films in 50 programs at 8 venues, with some 30 visiting artists present for introductions, question-and-answer session, panel discussions, and s...

Cannes trophies, closing 60th edition with a charm

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The awards ceremony concluded a fortnight of sunny star crowded Croisette. Power block busters came to make an impression along with glamourous stars, while the competition films from non commercial cinematographies made an impact with the critics.The Roumanian 4 months... Palme D'Or Winner and Persepolis were among the ones much discussed after their official screening.INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION JURY Palme d’Or: "4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days," Cristian Mungiu, (Romania)Grand Prix : "The Mournin...

The Forsaken Land wins at Bangkok

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The Forsaken Land, a controversial film set in war-torn Sri Lanka, has won Best Picture award at Bangkok’s 3rd annual World Film Festival (WFF) which ends today (Monday 24 October).The Forsaken Land : Directed by Vimukthi Jayasundara and produced by Philippe Avri, the film had already achieved international recognition by winning the Camera d’Or award at Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, was selected at Toronto and was a clear favourite with Thai audiences.“Cannes was extremely kind ...

Camera d'Or ex aequo prizes

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The Caméra d'Or landed in a tie, to Sulanga Enu Pinisa (The Forsaken Land) by Vimukthi Jayasundara, which had been selected for Un Certain Regard, and Me And You And Everyone We Know by Miranda July, which screened on the Critics' Week program. Abbas Kiarostami and Milla Jovovich had the honor of presenting the prizes..."I want to thank the Jurors, and thank the Festival for inviting me, said American director Miranda July. I'm still amazed to have gotten all the way here. I must thank the audi...

And the Palme d'Or Goes To....

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The 58th Cannes Film Festival concluded after ten days of glorious cinema on May 21, and the distinguished jury of the official selection awarded prizes to directors, actors and screenwriters. The closing ceremony was officiated by Cécile de France who called on jury president Emir Kusturica to reveal the recipients of the awards.Two Palme d'Or, Two Brothers!The coveted "Palme d'Or" went to L'Enfant (The Child)directed by Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, the story of a couple who sell their baby an...

Turtles can fly: San Sebastian winner's statement

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TURTLES CAN FLY won the GOLDEN SHELL FOR BEST FILM at San Sebastian.Bahman Ghobadi, (the director's) Statement.Three days after the collapse of Saddam, I went to Baghdad to show my film Songs of my motherland as it was being released. Just as the superpowers were sending heavy weaponry to Iraq, my purpose was, on a symbolic level, to contribute artistically to what was going on.With the small DV camera I was carrying, I shot for a few weeks what I had witnessed in Baghdad, as well as in the othe...

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Caméra d'OrBIENVENUE EN SUISSE directed by Léa FAZERDAWN OF THE DEAD directed by Zack SNYDEREARTH AND ASHES directed by Atiq RAHIMIKONTROLL directed by Nimród ANTALLU CHENG directed by YANG ChaoNELLY directed by Laure DUTHILLEULSCHIZO directed by Guka OMAROVASOMERSAULT directed by Cate SHORTLANDTHE ASSASSINATION OF RICHARD NIXON directed by Niels MUELLER...

The Caméra d'Or Jury headed by Tim Roth

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The President of the Caméra d'Or Jury of the 57th Festival de Cannes is Tim ROTH, the phenomenal British actor and director.He will award the Caméra d'Or prize on May 22nd during the Award Ceremony to the best first film in one of the following Festival de Cannes sections: Official Selection, Director's Fortnight and International Critics Week.He will notably be accompanied by:Anne THERON, director, who represents SRF,Alain CHOQUART, director of photography, for AFC,Aldo TASSONE, for the criti...

The Caméra d'Or Jury headed by Tim Roth

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The President of the Caméra d'Or Jury of the 57th Festival de Cannes is Tim ROTH, the British actor and director.He will award the Caméra d'Or prize on May 22nd during the Award Ceremony to the best first film in one of the following Festival de Cannes sections: Official Selection, Director's Fortnight and International Critics Week.He will notably be accompanied by:Anne THERON, director, who represents SRF,Alain CHOQUART, director of photography, for AFC,Aldo TASSONE, for the critics union, S...

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