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STING Tribute at Ischia Global Film and Music Fest

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MUSIC-ICON STING TO BE HONORED WITH THE PRESTIGIOUS ‘ISCHIA WILLIAM WALTON MUSIC LEGEND AWARD’ DURING THE JULY 12TH OPENING NIGHT GALA OF THE 7TH ISCHIA GLOBAL FILM & MUSIC FESTSTING Tribute To Include Screenings of Two Documentaries – All This Time and The Journey & The Labyrinth Sting, the music icon who has won multiple Grammy Awards and nominations, three Academy Award® nominations and one Golden Globe, will be honored with the coveted Ischia William Walton Music Legend Award in reco...

Sting to be honored at next Ischia Global

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Sting, the music icon who has won multiple Grammy Awards and nominations, three Academy Award® nominations and one Golden Globe, will be honored with the coveted Ischia William Walton Music Legend Award in recognition of his lifetime achievements as a singer, actor and activist, it was announced here today. Past recipients include Burt Bacharach, Harry Belafonte, Luciano Pavarotti, Sheryl Crow, Gustavo Santaolalla and Andrea Bocelli.Former front man for The Police, Sting is known for his high-p...

In competition: "Bright Star" of Jane Campion

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About the film: On the third day of the Festival, the latest feature in Competition for the Palme d'Or is Bright Star by New Zealand director Jane Campion. A longtime habitué of the Croisette, Campion won the Festival's top award in 1993 with The Piano. Seven years earlier, her short film Skin had been given the Short Film Palme d'Or. At this 62nd Cannes event, Campion returns with the story of a torrid and tragic passion: the early 19th-century love affair between the great English romantic...

"Victim" selected to open this year's Cannes Classics

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Cannes Classics, the program dedicated to landmark films of the past which have had a profound impact on film history, opens today in the Salle Buñuel with the presentation of a brand-new print of Victim, a 1961 feature by the British director Basil Dearden. Dirk Bogarde plays a successful English barrister whose thriving career is threatened when he receives a desperate call from Barrett, a young man he was close to in the past, and who is now the target of a blackmailing ring. The second feat...

Rockwell the Inspiration for Duncan Jones' 'Moon'

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Rockwell the Inspiration for Duncan Jones' 'Moon' WHOA! This movie is a mind-blow. Let me start by saying that I am quite unfamiliar with the genre of science fiction. When I read about this movie I didn't think, 'Oh what a cool sci-fi this movie will be.' SO it was a surprise to me when during the Q&A at the West Coast premiere of the movie at the SFIFF Sunday night so many questions and answers had to do with the sci-fi genre (themes borrowed from other movies, etc...

Honoring An Actor's Actor At Palm Beach FF

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When your career resume ranges from playing English royalty to an American patriarchal President, with a corrupt police captain and a Scottish pig farmer thrown in for good measure, you know you are talking about someone with a great range. That quality to perfectly personify a host of different types is the hallmark of great character actors. Among the best applying their craft to numerous film and television projects is the actor James Cromwell, who will be honored this evening with a Career...

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...

11th TDF - PRESS CONFERENCE SHOULD I REALLY DO IT – THE SOLITARY LIFE OF CRANES – ON THE WAY TO SCHOOL – HUXLEY ON HUXLEY - ANTO

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PRESS CONFERENCE SHOULD I REALLY DO IT – THE SOLITARY LIFE OF CRANES – ON THE WAY TO SCHOOL – HUXLEY ON HUXLEY - ANTOINE On Monday, March 16 at noon, a press conference was given by Ismail Necmi (Should I Really Do It), Eva Weber (The Solitary Life Of Cranes), Ozgur Dogan (On The Way To School), Mary Ann Braubach (Huxley on Huxley) and Laura Bari (Antoine). On the way to school recounts the adventures of a young Turkish teach...

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Panorama Celebrates 30 Years

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HUMAN ZOO  The non-competitive Panorama section of the Berlinale often contains the festival’s most provocative and sought after films. While the works are by lesser known filmmakers, the quality is consistently high and leave both audiences and critics with something to debate and ponder long after the lights come up. This year, the section is presenting 17 feature films in its Main Programme, 15 in Panorama Special, and 16 in its Panorama Dokumente series. In addition, as part ...

German Films Dominate Berlinale Competition

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German films and co-productions dominate the Main Competition section of this year’s Berlinale….making a big score for the home team at Germany’s most prestigious and influential film event. Giving German films and filmmakers such a prominent international showcase has always been one of the goals (and sometimes the challenges) of the Festival. These days, with such recent successes as THE LIVES OF OTHERS and this year’s Oscar nominee THE BADER MEINHOF COMPLEX, the German industry is on ...

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German Films Dominate Berlinale Competition

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Saturday, 7 February----German films and co-productions dominate the Main Competition section of this year’s Berlinale….making a big score for the home team at Germany’s most prestigious and influential film event. Giving German films and filmmakers such a prominent international showcase has always been one of the goals (and sometimes the challenges) of the Festival. These days, with such recent successes as THE LIVES OF OTHERS and this year’s Oscar nominee THE BADER MEINHOF COMPLEX, ...

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Kate Winslet is the flavor of the week at Berlinale

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There are at least half a dozen daily newpapers that come out every day in Berlin and it is easy to see which personalities are the flavors of the day just by glancing at the pictures that adorn the front pages every day here during the festival. Yesterday it was all Tom Tykwer, tall pleasant-looking 43 year old director of the festival's opening film "The Internmational", with a bit of backup by the star of his pic, handsome English action hero Clive Owen. Now that former av...

Gasparilla Film Fest to honor Terry Moore legendary actress

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Tampa Bay's largest international film festival announced today that screen legend Terry Moore will be the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award to be presented on opening night, Thursday, February 26, 2009 at the historic Tampa Theatre. The award will be presented prior to the festival's opening film, Nothing But the Truth, starring Kate Beckinsale, Matt Dillon, Angela Bassett and Alan Alda.The general movie-going public took notice of Terry Moore in 1949 when she starred alongside Ben Joh...

Producing Green (we don't just mean HULK): the EMA Green Seal

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EMA's Green Seal Program seeks to recognize those productions that choose to embody and promote sustainable ideals. The Green Seal is the ultimate goal of the program, publicly acknowledging those productions that have chosen to incorporate sustainable initiatives into their productions and that have sought to be identified by applying for a Green Seal of recognition. EMA's Green Seal Program was originally conceived as a way of recognizing and celebrating those productions employing spe...

Berlinale 2009: International Jury lead by Tilda Swinton

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The International Jury, presided over by Tilda Swinton,(Burn After Reading, Julia... ), will decide who is to take home the Golden Bear and the Silver Bears and the Alfred Bauer Prize in the Competition of the Berlinale 2009. The other members of the Jury are Spanish director Isabel Coixet, director Gaston Kaboré (Burkina Faso), Swedish best-selling author Henning Mankell, director Christoph Schlingensief (Germany), director Wayne Wang (USA) and food activist and author Alice ...

Dead By Dawn, Scotland`s International Horror Film Festival

We showcase independent and mainstream genre cinema with previews, classics, shorts, special guests. Official site at www.deadbydawn.co.uk has full film submission information. Submissions are now open for 2009.

Who's expected at Berlinale Panorama 2009

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Catherine Breillat, Michael Winterbottom, Michael Glawogger, Lucía Puenzo, and Philippe LioretShortly before completing our selection for this year’s programme, it has become evident that genuinely independent cinema – in contrast to the independents of the major studios in the early 2000s – is at an advantage due to the economic crisis. In other words: cinema now promises to become more radical and audacious again, and hence more inspiring. This development can be seen not only in a new ...

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