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Four Titles from 2012 Tribeca Film Festival will be available via Video-On-Demand nationwide

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  Tribeca Film today announced that it will release THE GIANT MECHANICAL MAN, DEATH OF A SUPERHERO,  and SLEEPLESS NIGHT nationwide via video-on-demand during the Tribeca Film Festival, which runs April 18-29. The films are each an official selection of the Festival and feature notable actors such as Jenna Fischer, Topher Grace, Malin Akerman, Tomer Sisley, Andy Serkis and Thomas Brodie-Sangster.   Tribeca Film also announced it has acquired North American rights to BOOKER'S...

Parked and Meaney to open The Craic March 8th!

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The leading festival to introduce the new generation of Irish bands and filmmakers to the US public, The Craic Festival, is currently confirming Irish and Irish-American bands for this year's stellar line-up in the music program. The film series is booked for Tribeca Cinemas and will be bringing the likes of Colm Meaney, Brendan Gleeson and boxing champ Barry McGuigan to its screens. The festival is presented by Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey.   Bands in talks to perform live at th...

Ciao Ciao Ciao, with Alessandro Calza

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Interview with Alessandro Calza in Aruba at AIFF 2011. Alessandro Calza part wrote and starred in the film CIAO (2008), a love story about two lovers brought together from two different worlds through the internet, and through the loss of a mutual lover.  With Ale, I did a double up interview with Getty Images UK. I asked the questions and cameraman Chris rolled camera and recorded. We began the interview with Ale’s views on social systems in various countries before jumping in to talk a...

Ciao Ciao Ciao, with Alessandro Calza

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Interview with Alessandro Calza in Aruba at AIFF 2011. Alessandro Calza part wrote and starred in the film CIAO (2008), a love story about two lovers brought together from two different worlds through the internet, and through the loss of a mutual lover.  With Ale, I did a double up interview with Getty Images UK. I asked the questions and cameraman Chris rolled camera and recorded. We began the interview with Ale’s views on social systems in various countries before jumping in to talk a...

The Bang Bang Club, our bet for Tribeca

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The Bang Bang Club is the true story about four, free spirited combat photographers with a passion for danger and search for the truth during the uprisings in apartheid South Africa from Nelson Mandela’s release from serving a life sentence in prison on February 11, 1990, to the first democratic election in 1994, in which he became President until 1999. Follow these fearless young men as they demonstrate bravery, camaraderie, and moral turpitude, in the heart of the apartheid riots and “tr...

Edie Sedgwick

CALL FOR ENTRIES! Documentary Films! 2011 DocMiami International Film Festival

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Submit Your Documentary Today! http://tinyurl.com/submit2011   http://docmiami.org   Feature Documentary Feature Documentaries with a total running time from 61 - 180 minutes. (All films in a language other than English require English subtitles) Documentary Short Short Documentaries with a total running time between 4 and 30 minutes. (All films in a language other than English require English subtitles) MiniMovies Very short document...

CRAIC me up!

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The CRAIC festival is expanding to an Irish Comedy (aka Craic Comedy)festival in November of this year. An inaugural Craic Comedy festivalis scheduled for November 4th in association with the Irish Arts Center.The CRAIC mostly known for their film and music events year round istapping into new ground. The one-day Irish comedy festival is plannedfor November 4th at the Irish Arts Center in New York City. Festival Producer Terence Mulligan commented "We have been doing Irish film and music events...

2010 NYCIFF Closing Night Award winning film Listen to Your Heart

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By Maria Esteves – September 20, 2010 The First New York City International Film Festival 2010 (NYCIFF) presented a stellar lineup of free films to a full house audience in the great outdoors at Duffy Square in Times Square, New York, August 27-29, 2010. NYCIFF Closing Night Award winning film Listen to Your Heart, directed by Matt Thompson and written by Kent Moran commenced Sunday, August 29, 8:00 PM. The first short film in Irish Gaelic language to screen outdoors in Time Square Noll...

2010 Tribeca Film Festival Official Lineup

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By Maria Esteves - April 18, 2010 The 9th Tribeca Film Festival 2010 (TFF ‘10) in New York sponsored by founding sponsor American Express will be held in selected theatres, April 21 - May 2, 2010. The festival founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff annually presents the largest celebration of film, music, and culture. This year's festival showcasing 85 narrative, documentary, and 47 short films from 38 countries includes opening and closing premieres, gala receptions, p...

Cinequest 30th to celebrate the real revolutionaries, the Mavericks

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In the past year, our country increased its national debt by $1.9 trillion, including $245 billion in bailout funds as part of a greater effort to create change. Conversely, Cinequest, a company that has stayed in the black since inception, spent less than $2 million to create change by empowering the artistic revolutionaries of our time: the Mavericks, those who astound, electrify, inspire, laugh, pioneer—and in turn create rippling effects throughout the world. The 20th Anniversary Cinequest...

Happy Thanksgiving and watch the YouTube film Butterflies online

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Now exclusively on Journeyman Pictures see the multi Award winniing documentary about YouTubers and social media, Butterflies: http://journeyman.booserver.com/ Butterflies is a feature documentary film following the lives of six young people that are prominent 'weblebrities' on a video site YouTube. The film explores the new media, its power and its future. Will the Internet overcome traditional media? Will new media and traditional media merge? The film documents the struggles a...

Ojai-Ventura International Film Festival line up

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Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, the Ojai-Ventura International Film Festival is proud to announce its line-up of more than 60 films to be screened at the upcoming Festival November 5th through 8th in several venues throughout Ojai and at Ventura’s Brooks Institute. For a complete, downloadable schedule of all films and pass and ticket purchase information, visit www.ojai-venturafilmfestival.com.Celebrated for its consistently high quality and provoking slate of documentary, narrative and ani...

The Global Film Village: All Tomorrow's Parties at the LA Film Festival by Marla Lewin

Chatted with Jonathan Caouette whose debut feature TARNATION won critical praise several years ago. His new film takes on the British music scene with weekend festivals at Holiday Camps including scads of well-known bands. It plays next week at the John Ford Amphitheatre.

Palm Beach International Film Festival Line Up

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The Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF) announced its highly anticipated film line-up for the 14th edition, April 23-27, 2009. Executive Director Randi Emerman announced that more than 110 films will screen at this year’s event, which now spans five days. “We’re a little shorter this year, yet we have added more venues, as well as a second weekend featuring the ‘Best of the Fest,” said Emerman. “The festival takes pride in our determination to bring Palm Beach County on...

Golden Age of Hollywood Reborn in the Heartland with “Say it in Russian”

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HOLLYWOOD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--America’s fascination with Hollywood that began in the 1930’s with the advent of “the movie star” is still alive, despite the fact that studio films now look more like video games and comic books. But one independent production company in Los Angeles has proposed to bring back Hollywood’s Golden Age, and is taking this message to Main Street, USA. On May 4, 2009, Imperia Entertainment’s (Pink Sheets:IMPN) award winning independent film, “Say it i...

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Bingham Ray (Sidney Kimmel Entertainment) in a meeting at the Galway Film Fair.

Wee CRAIC: a unique one night festival

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8th annual Wee CRAIC festival Presented by Jet Blue Airways has put the finishing touches on this unique one night festival. A Wee CRAIC showcases the best of award-winning short films and music from Celtic Isles and the UK. The festival promises to deliver a night of craic – the Irish word for “a good time.”The films, selected from the prestigious Galway Fleadh Festival, encompass a wide range of genres, from animation to live action to comedies. A Wee Craic is a unique platform for both ...

Boston International fest screens Kevin Nealon Flick

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REMARKABLE POWER! is the latest feature film from filmmaking duo, writer/producer Scott Sampila and writer/director Brandon Beckner whirling the audience through the trials and tribulations of a late night talk show host, Jack West, played by Kevin Nealon. His show is successful. His wife has an affair. He takes revenge on his wife. He concocts an elaborate scheme to win back his show. REMARKABLE POWER! refers to a self-help video to improve one’s wealth. The comedic thriller also stars Tom Ar...

They killed Sister Dorothy wins 2 prizes at SXSW

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The powerful and anticipated documentary about a nun’s murder in the Amazon, THEY KILLED SISTER DOROTHY won the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2008 South by Southwest Film Festival on Tuesday night. Director Daniel Junge, Oscar-winning producer Nigel Noble, producer Henry Ansbacher, and Dorothy’s best friend and colleague Sister Becky Spires were in attendance to receive the awards. David Stang, who survived her and continues to seek justice for her death in Brazil, had lef...

Paul Auster

The Fog Of The Iraq War

 Friday, September 7--------September is a month of decision for the US policy in Iraq. Next week, General Petraeus, the head army honcho supervising the "surge" of additional troops on the ground in Iraq, will make his long awaited report to the US Congress about the state of the War. As has been noted in newspapers and on television programs both in the US and around the world, the patience of the American people is at its breaking point, and politicians from both the opposition and...

Craic/"good time" Festival to showcase celtic shorts & music

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The Fleadh Foundation is gearing up for its 7th annual A WEE CRAIC FESTIVAL that showcases the best of award-winning short films and music from Celtic Isles and from local musicians of Celtic heritage. The festival promises to deliver a night of craic – the Irish word for “a good time.”The films, selected from the prestigious Galway Fleadh Festival, encompass a wide range of genres, from animation to live action to comedies. A Wee Craic is a unique platform for both Irish and Irish-America...

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