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The Festival will launch with the European premiere of Rob Reiner’s "The Magic of Belle Isle”

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The Ischia International Arts Academy along with American Express, BNL-Group, BNP PARIBAS, Fay and Planter’s are proud to announce that the 10th Annual Ischia Global Film & Music Festival will take place from July 8th through the 15th on several of the most beautiful locations on Ischia, Italy’s renowned green island resort (www.ischiaglobal.com). The Festival will launch with the European premiere of Rob Reiner’s latest movie, “The Magic of Belle Isle” starring Morgan Free...

Annual Ischia Global Film & Music Festival 10th anniversary announcements from Cannes

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  The Ischia International Arts Academy along with American Express, BNL-Group, BNP PARIBAS and Planter's are proud to announce that the 10th Annual Ischia Global Film & Music Festival will take place from July 8th through the 15th on several of the most beautiful locations on Ischia, Italy's renowned green island resort (http://www.ischiaglobal.com/). The Festival will launch with the European premiere of Rob Reiner's latest movie, "The Magic of Belle Isle" starring Morgan Fr...

10th Annual Ischia Global Film & Music Festival will take place from July 8th through the 15th

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The Ischia International Arts Academy along with American Express, BNL-Group, BNP PARIBAS and Planter’s are proud to announce that the 10th Annual Ischia Global Film & Music Festival will take place from July 8th through the 15th on several of the most beautiful locations on Ischia, Italy’s renowned green island resort (www.ischiaglobal.com). The Festival will launch with the European premiere of Rob Reiner’s latest movie, “The Magic of Belle Isle” starring Morgan Freeman and Vir...

Fernando Solanas will receive a 2012 Ischia Legend Award

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Retrospective of Solanas’ Work To Be Presented as Part of Festival’s Salute To Argentina Famed Argentine film director, screenwriter and politician Fernando Solanas will receive a “2012 Ischia Legend Award” in recognition of his lifetime of outstanding contributions to the cinema of Argentina during the 2012 Ischia Global Film & Music Fest to be held from July 8th to 15th on the isle which is located off the coast of Naples. The announcement was made here today by actor ...

The revolution, now playing (part 2)

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Over a month ago at the press conference kicking off SFIFF 49, Linda Blackaby announced the documentary line-up, adding that these selections were “often some of the most popular films in our festival.” The gifted director of programming for the San Francisco Film Society noted that a dozen of them would compete in the Golden Gate Awards, and 11 more filled the slate of nonfiction features representing 13 countries. There’s not an emperor penguin among them. Blackaby singled out titles dea...

Domino to close New Montreal FilmFest on September 25

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Domino, Tony Scott’s film dramatization of the life of Domino Harvey, controversial daughter of legendary British actor Laurence Harvey and supermodel Paulene Stone, will close the New Montreal FilmFest on September 25. Domino and 13 other titles – Scottish director Saul Metzstein’s Guy X, an addition to the competition for the Golden Iris; Atom Egoyan’s latest film, Where the Truth Lies; Magnificent Desolation, a new IMAX documentary on the moon expeditions; Nancy Kwan’s Eve and the F...

Discovering Latin America Film Festival in London

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The third Discovering Latin America Film Festival in LondonThe third edition of the ‘Discovering Latin America Film Festival’ closed in London on December 5th amid great satisfaction among the organizers. Although the event had grown considerably since last year, with a larger number of films and, for the first time, master classes, they had managed to make it run smoothly. This is an unusual film festival, run by a group of enthusiastic amateurs. The artistic director personally introduced ...

Argentinean filmmaker Fernando ‘Pino’ Solanas honored in London

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This year the 3rd Discovering Latin America Film Festival in association with DocHouse is thrilled to receive the world-renown Argentinean filmmaker Fernando ‘Pino’ Solanas. For this special occasion, his powerful documentary film Memorias del Saqueo (A Social Genocide) will be screened at a Gala Night followed by an interview by Gareth Evans from Time Out.Born in Buenos Aires in February 1936, Fernando “Pino” Solanas, a trained musician,made a name for himself during the mid-sixties for...

Head in the Clouds premieres in Montreal

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"Head in the Clouds", the highly-anticipatedromantic war drama from writer-director John Duigan starring Oscarwinner Charlize Theron, Penélope Cruz and Stuart Townsend, will have itsworld premiere at the 28th Montréal World Film Festival, which runs fromAugust 26 through September 6."Head in the Clouds" is one of six new feature films added to the 245titles that the MWFF announced at its news conference August 10. Amongthe new films is the Italian "The Life I Wish For", by GiuseppePiccioni, o...

LALIFF latino Fest in LA closed 8th edition

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LALIFF closed its Eighth Edition at the Egyptian Theatre, in the heart of Hollywood. The juries gave their verdicts at a ceremony conducted by LALIFF’s chairman Edward James Olmos and Marlene Dermer, Executive Director. Actress Lupe Ontiveros spoke on behalf of the Feature Film Jury. The award to Best Opera Prima went to Hoy y mañana (Argentina) by Alejandro Chomski, Best Screenplay to India Pravile (Argentina) by Mario Sabato, Best Director to Nancy Savoca for her film Dirt, and the “Ri...

Fernando Birri talks about thenew latino cinema

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We met with fernando Birri who shared his view on latino cinema.Fernando Birri is one of the exponents of the "New Latin American cinema". He was guest of the Mar del Plata International Film Festival. Fernando Birri gives us his thoughts, and he started by saying that that the Festival was "wonderful".Fernando Madedo: could you compare the current cinema with the cinema from the sixties in Latin AmericaFernando Birri: You want a theoretical concept… this should be talked with a deep look. Bu...

Solanas drives the President to Mar del Plata Fest

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Mar del Plate live:The section official Competition opened up with the projection of “Touching the Void", by Kevin Mac Donald. The film, by way of documental reconstruction, narrates the true story, of two mountaineers that survive a dangerous adventure in the mountains. Followed by “Good bye dear Moon", by Fernando Spiner from Argentina, a combination of science fiction and comedy. The movie didn't appeal too much to the attending film critics. The next day, on the other hand, " Dealer "...

Mar del Plata Fest director's innovations

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Getting to know each other betterIt has been two years now, since a new trend was marked to help the Festival find its definite identity. There is no doubt our identity is deeply rooted in Latin America, and as a logical consequence, we also belong to that vast idiomatic and cultural merge called Ibero-America.As countries rehearse all kinds of political and economic alliances to prevent the overwhelming advance of globalisation, Mar del Plata is to become the natural cultural place for all film...

19th Mar del Plata latino line up revealed

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MAR DEL PLATA FEST ANNOUNCES FULL COMPETITION LINE UP JURY ANNOUNCED Mar del Plata President Miguel Pereira has revealed the full list of films set to compete at this year's event (March 11/20), as well as confirming the Jury, and those films screening out of competition.Official Competition (14 titles): Adiós Querida Luna - Argentina/Fernando Spiner Buena Vida Delivery - Argentina/Leonardo Di Césare The Blue Light - Japan/Yukio Ninagawa El Lápiz del Carpintero/The Carpenter's Pencil - Spain/...

Interview with Mar del Plata fest Director

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Interview with the Mar del Plata Film Festival Director: Miguel PereiraWe spoke with the Mar del Plata’s fest director: “the Festival is THE place for Latin American cinema”. He regrets that the festival’s date is positionned right between Berlin and Cannes and woould prefer a November slot. Miguel Pereira has strongly stated that the festival's main attractions should be movies not stars, nor famous actors or directors.Fernando Madedo: Miguel, can you tell us which films will be in the ...

First Golden Bear to Fernando Solanas (lifetime achievement)

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BERLINALE 2004: AN HONORARY GOLDEN BEAR FOR FERNANDO SOLANAS This year the 54th Berlin International Film Festival will award the world-renown Argentinean filmmaker Fernando Solanas an Honorary Golden Bear for his lifetime achievement. In celebration of this occasion, his powerful documentary film Memoria del saqueo (Memoir of a Plunder) will be screened after the award presentation on February 10, 2004 at the Kino International.“We are delighted to be able to pay tribute to this outstandin...

Fribourg Fest 18th has memory

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Fribourg International Film Festival – 18th edition / 21st – 28 March 2004That we may not forget, the 18th edition of the Fribourg International Film Festival is placed under the sign of remembrance. There is the remembrance of peoples and that of conflicts; the remembrance of crises and that of roots. The cinema is a powerful remembering machine. Fernando Solanas knows that well. He questions the Argentine crisis of December 2001 in his new film, co-produced by Thelma Films, “La Memoria d...

First Golden Bear to Fernando Solanas (lifetime achievment)

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BERLINALE 2004: AN HONORARY GOLDEN BEAR FOR FERNANDO SOLANAS This year the 54th Berlin International Film Festival will award the world-renown Argentinean filmmaker Fernando Solanas an Honorary Golden Bear for his lifetime achievement. In celebration of this occasion, his powerful documentary film Memoria del saqueo (Memoir of a Plunder) will be screened after the award presentation on February 10, 2004 at the Kino International.“We are delighted to be able to pay tribute to this outstandin...
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