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10th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival ,JOE BERLINGER, BRUCE SINOFSKI

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10th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival PRESS CONFERENCE :SOTIRIS DANEZIS

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  The journalist Sotiris Danezis gave a press conference on Thursday, March 13, at the Olympion's "Green Room", as part of the 10th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. He spoke about the goals of the series "War Zone" and the difficulties in making a documentary. Sotirs Danezis was welcomed by Dimitri Eipides, Artistic Director of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. "We have an important Greek journalist with us, whose work influences a wide audience. Learnin...

HONORARY CEREMONY : JOE BERLINGER - BRUCE SINOFSKI in the 10th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

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The 10th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival honored Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofski, outstanding figures in the contemporary American independent documentary field, at a special event which took place on the evening of Wednesday, March 12 at the Olympion's Pavlos Zannas theater. The two directors were particularly happy to receive the award from the Artistic Director of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival Dimitri Eipides, and they warmly thanked him for the honor. "Bruce Sinofsky and I ha...

Opening ceremony of The 10th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

The 10th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century began its journey on the night of Friday, March 7, in the packed Olympion Theater. The ceremony focused on the fact that this year's edition is an anniversary, and was attended by political and academic representatives, as well as important cultural and intellectual personalities.           The ceremony was opened by the Director of the Thessaloniki International Festival, Ms...

The Thessaloniki Documentary Festival opened

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The Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century began its journey in March 1999, at the dawn of the new millennium and in the middle of profound changes in the information community as well as the international social arena. On the one hand, the rapid development of digital technology, with all this entails for artistic expression and communication - information, and on the other hand decisive multidimensional phenomena such as globalization, which marked the beginning of the ...

Birds Eye View festival presents nine days of inspiration

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BIRDS EYE VIEW (BEV) film festival presents nine days of inspiration and celebration, showcasing the very best work from women filmmakers with over 70 events including screenings, workshops and parties at 7 London venues including the ICA and BFI. See www.birds-eye-view.co.uk for more info.There are still 4 days of the festival left to explore and packed with excellent films, docs and workshops … so don’t miss out on this unique opportunity!Highlights include:EXPIRED + Director Q&A (Cecilia...

Lineup and practical info for the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

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The 10th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century, part of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, is celebrating its tenth anniversary by presenting approximately 160 films by directors from all over the world, as well as a full parallel events program.   A record number of 35.000 viewers and 450 guests attended last year’s Festival, demonstrating the increasing interest of the public and industry professionals in documentaries and the TDF’s success in attracti...

Kerala to host International Video Festival

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The First International Video Festival of Kerala (IVFK) will be held in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala from the 7th to 11th April 2008. The festival, a unique venture in India is being organized by the Kerala State Film Academy for the Dept of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala as part of its endeavour to catalyse a vibrant video film movement. The festival aims to map and reflect the exploding nature of the medium in its many facets of creativity and resistance. The festival...

MIFF 2008 Films Division, IDPA, & Cine exhibitors shook hands..

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Mr. Kuldeep Sinha, Chief Producer of Films Division, Mr. Jahnu Barua, President of Indian Documentary Producers Association, and Mr. R.V.Vidhani, President of the Cinema Owners & Exhibitors Association, Mumbai, Agreed to come on common platform to thrash out all issues collectively within time-frame. It was an outcome of a day long seminar during Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF-2008) to change scenario of documentary movement in India. Mr. Arjit Dutta from Bengal film Industry, Gnani S...

Highlights of Docpoint programme from Helsinki

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The seventh edition of DocPoint Helsinki Documentary Film Festival opens on Wednesday the 23rd January with Finnish director Arto Halonen’s Shadow of the Holy Book, which premiered in IDFA in November. The film deals with the current situation of Turkmenistan and raises questions about the moral responsibility and obligations of international corporations. DocPoint takes place in Helsinki, Finland 23.–27.1.2008.On the opening day DocPoint awards Jörn Donner (b. 1933), the noted Finnish tale...

Mumbai International Film Festival 2008.

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The 10th Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) for documentary, short and animation films will be held from 3rd to 9th February, 2008. The Festival will return to Mumbai’s ‘happening venue’ – the National Centre for Performing Arts auditorium, which had earlier hosted the festival in the 90s. MIFF, organized on the lines of International Festivals like Leipzig, Berlin, Krakov, Tampere and Oberhausen, aims to honour best creative talent in documentary film making, with a Golden Conch...

Encounters South African International Documentary Festival

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Since its inception nine years ago, the South African International Documentary Festival has gained in popularity and grown significantly. We received a record number of over 500 films from around the world this year, and have chosen 51 which tackle pertinent and quirky issues, tell tales and true stories, introduce audiences to illustrious, forgotten or little known figures, charismatic revolutionaries and leaders, and milestone events in world history. Among the 52 films, from 18 countries, we...

Mumbai International Film Festival 2008.

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.The 10th Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) for documentary, short and animation films will be held from 3rd to 9th February, 2008.  The preparations for India’s most prestigious non-feature film festival has began.    The Festival will return to Mumbai’s ‘happening venue’ – the National Centre for Performing Arts auditorium, which had earlier hosted the festival in the 90s. MIFF, organized on the lines of International Festivals like Leipzig, Berlin, Krakov, Tampere and Ob...

Mumbai International Film Festival 2008

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The 10th Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) for documentary, short and animation films will be held from 3rd to 9th February, 2008. The Festival will return to Mumbai’s ‘happening venue’ – the National Centre for Performing Arts auditorium, which had earlier hosted the festival in the 90s. MIFF, organized on the lines of International Festivals like Leipzig, Berlin, Krakov, Tampere and Oberhausen, aims to honour best creative talent in documentary film making, with a Golden Conch...

ViBGYOR Kerala film festival

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ViBGYOR is a non-competitive festival for Non-Feature cinema. Carrying forward our central theme of last year, 'Celebrating identities and diversities', in 2007 the festival is planning a much larger event with a variety of packages. ViBGYOR Package has seven themes, underscoring the colours of the rainbow. They are: Indigenous People, Dalit Reality, Gender & Sexuality, Fundamentalism v/s Diversity, Nation State (War & Conflict), Globalization and Region Focus (South Asia). The theme for the Fo...

Closing ceremony remarks at the Thessaloniki Film Fest

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The 9th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – Images of the 21st Century (March 16-25, 2007)The curtain came down on the 9th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century on Saturday, March 24 in the crowded and emotion filled Olympion Galaxia Vacation Club theater. Maya Tsokli was presenter of the ceremony. Dimitri Eipides, artistic director of the Festival, gave a prologue: “Ten days ago, at the opening ceremony I reminded you of a few moments from previous Documentary Festi...

Closing ceremony remarks at the Thessaloniki Film Fest

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The 9th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – Images of the 21st Century (March 16-25, 2007)The curtain came down on the 9th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century on Saturday, March 24 in the crowded and emotion filled Olympion Galaxia Vacation Club theater. Maya Tsokli was presenter of the ceremony. Dimitri Eipides, artistic director of the Festival, gave a prologue: “Ten days ago, at the opening ceremony I reminded you of a few moments from previous Documentary Festi...

Ally Derks Honored In Tel Aviv

  Friday, March 16---- Ally Derks, the director of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), has received a Lifetime Achievement Award for the vital role she has played in the development and recognition of the documentary genre worldwide. The award was presented to Derks last evening during the opening of the Docaviv Documentary Festival. The award was presented by the ambassador of the European Commission in Israel. Docaviv’s organisation chose to present Derks with this...

Images of the 21st Century will screen 236 docus

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The Thessaloniki International Film Festival Presents:The 9th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – Images of the 21st Century (March 16-25, 2007)From the moment the Lumiere brothers filmed a train arriving at a station right up to today, the documentary remains the oldest, yet most current and timeless film genre. The 9th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century, as part of the year round activities of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, is celebrating its ninth ...

Punto de Vista Awards best docus

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Last Friday, the 2nd of March, the winners of the 3rd International Documentary Film Festival Punto de Vista were announced on the awards ceremony, held in Civican. The Festival is organised by the Government of Navarre´s Department of Culture and Tourism in collaboration with Fundación Caja Navarra.The jury, composed by Margarita de la Vega Hurtado, ex-director of the Flaherty Film Seminar, Jaime Pena, director of CGAI, Fernando Pagola, plastic artist, Mikhail Vartanov, filmmaker, and Yael Pe...

Retrospective Leonard Retel Helmrich’s films at Visions du Réel

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Retrospective Leonard Retel Helmrich’s films at Visions du Réel – Nyon 2007The director’s ‘Single Shot Cinema’ method in focus The international documentary film festival Visions du Réel – Nyon will screen a retrospective of the works of Dutch filmmaker Leonard Retel Helmrich at the festival’s 2007 edition which runs from April 20 – 26.Leonard Retel Helmrich has achieved worldwide success with his feature documentaries THE EYE OF THE DAY and SHAPE OF THE MOON both part of a tri...

Big Sky Documentary Film Fest Announces Award Winners

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The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival is pleased to announce the 2007 winning films, each of which will be screened during a special encore presentation Wednesday, February 21, at Missoula's historic Wilma Theatre.Best FeatureThe Cats of MirikitaniDirector - Linda HattendorfBest ShortA Revolving DoorDirector - Marilyn BravermanBest MiniDocHa Ha Ha AmericaDirector - JD LigonBig Sky AwardSalvation MountainDirector - Travis PetersonArtistic Vision AwardThe Colour of OlivesDirector - Carolina Riva...

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival Tributes to Directors

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The 9th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century (March 16-25, 2007)TRIBUTES TO DIRECTORSThe 9th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century, taking place within the context of the year-round activities of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, will be holding three tributes to important documentary directors. Barbara Kopple, Jon Alpert and the couple Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar will honour the Festival with their presence. A representative se...

Dutch Doc banned from Jakarta International Film Festival

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The Dutch documentary PROMISED PARADISE by Leonard Retel Helmrich is banned from the Jakarta International Film Festival. Saturday the film had its Asian première at the festival. Afterwards, the Censorship Commision asked the festival organisation to cancell all further screenings. According to producer Scarabee Films the Governmental Censorship Commision did not give a reason for this cancellation. Scarabee imagines the film is banned because it contains images of Imam Samudra, one of the peo...

Already Looking To The Future

Monday, December 4----With the 19th edition of the International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA) just ending on Sunday night, the organizers have already begun to strategize for next year's 20th anniversary. As reported by Geoffrey Macnab in the last edition of the IDFA Dagkrant Dailies, a clearer picture is beginning to emerge of what shape IDFA will take as it celebrates its 20th anniversary (a definite milestone for any festival event). The main change will be that the Festiva...

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