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Alameda International Film Festival

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AIFF is proud to host the second international film festival held in Alameda, CA. AIFF is an alternative way to showcase indy filmmakers from around the world in an authentic setting.

Kate Winslet set to receive Montecito Award at the 2009 Festival.

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SBIFF favorite Kate Winslet returns to receive the Montecito Award   The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) is thrilled to welcome back five-time Academy Award nominee Kate Winslet by honoring her with the Montecito Award. Having previously received the Performance of the Year Award in 2005, Winslet returns to the hallowed halls of the Arlington Theatre on Friday, January 23, becoming the festival's first two-time honoree. "I have had a cinematic crush on ...

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Sunday by Kimberly Deisler

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Santa Barbara Sunday   The opening weekend successfully kicked off with incredible films and celebrity tributes and today was no exception.  What ticks me off is having so many great films and not enough hours in the day to see everything.  By the time I got my blog posted, half the day was shot and so I shoe-leather-expressed it up to the Victoria Hall to check out one of this year’s nominees for The Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award for Documentary Film entitle...

Ojai Film Festival has announced its expansion plans

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The Ojai Film Festival has announced its plans to expand during its tenth year anniversary this year into the City of Ventura. David Shor, Chairman & President of the fest said “The community of Ojai has been so generous and supportive of our film festival over the last ten years and as our festival grew in stature and attendance we have brought much notoriety and as a result much commerce and many visitors to Ojai. The Ojai Film Festival has been a win-win for the City of Ojai and its merch...

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

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The 24th edition of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF)presents its film line-up for 2009, featuring over 200 films including 21 World Premieres, 29 U.S. Premieres and a rich selection of films representing 41 countries. The Festival takes place over 11 days beginning Thursday, January 22, through Sunday, February 1, 2009.“For the past 24 years the film festival’s goal has been to bring the best of world cinema to light in Santa Barbara,” commented SBIFF Director, Roger D...

The Santa Cruz Film Festival & EarthVision International Environmental Film Festival Announce Alliance for 2009 and Beyond

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The Santa Cruz Film Festival (SCFF), a celebration of independent-minded filmmakers, is excited to announce its new merger with The EarthVision Environmental International Film Festival. Since 2002, SCFF has brought over 800 films and tens of thousands of film lovers from all over the world to the beautiful beaches, breathtaking redwoods and theatre houses of Santa Cruz. The EarthVision recently celebrated 10 years of showcasing films about crucial ecological issues that have inspired viewers to...

The Santa Cruz Film Festival VIII : The SCgreening Party May 7-9, 2009

The Santa Cruz Film Festival (SCFF), a celebration of independent-minded filmmakers and artists who produce culturally relevant and ideologically challenging work, announces the call for entries for its eighth edition, May 7-16, 2009. Since 2002, SCFF has brought more than 800 films and tens of thousands of film lovers from all over the world to the beautiful beaches and breathtaking redwoods of Santa Cruz for nine

2009 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL- THANKSGIVING SPECIAL DEADLINE

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The Newport Beach Film Festival attracts over 42,000 attendees who have the opportunity to screen 350 films from 40 different countries and we want YOU to be a part of our tenth year!   Filmmakers, please submit your film now and save!   The deadline is NOVEMBER 21 Features $45 Shorts $40   Submit on the web with Withoutabox.com. You can find the NBFF submissions link to withoutabox at www.newportbeachfilmfest.com   Here are some highlig...

Blue Planet Green Planet theme of the UNAFF 2008

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UNAFF 2008 Program Schedule BLUE PLANET GREEN PLANET   SUNDAY October 19 Palo Alto, Aquarius Theatre 430 Emerson Street Opening Night sponsored by Evvia I session: 7:00 PM Opening words by Mayor of Palo Alto Larry Klein 7:15 PM DISAPPEARING FROGS (USA) 7:30 PM GALAPAGOS EVOLVING (Ecuador/USA) 7:45 PM FLOW: FOR LOVE OF WATER (Bolivia/Canada/France/India/USA) co-presented with San Francisco International Film Festival            MONDAY October 20 ...

The 11th United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF): the mission

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The 11th United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF), originally conceived to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It was created with the help of members of the Stanford Film Society and United Nations Association Midpeninsula Chapter, a grassroots, community-based, nonprofit organization, and has continued to grow ever since. The 11th UNAFF will be held from October 19-26, 2008 at Stanford University including screenings in Palo...

Newport Beach

Newport Beach Film Festival - Early Bird Deadline

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EARLY BIRD DEADLINE Newport Beach Film Festival April 23-30, 2009 The Early bird deadline for submissions into the festival is FRIDAY, OCT. 24 SUBMISSION FEES: $35 Feature length- Withoutabox discount fee $25 $30 Shorts- Withoutabox discount fee $20 SUBMIT NOW and SAVE! www.Newportbeachfilmfest.com ...

Ojai Film Festival spools out its programs

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Ninth Annual Ojai Film Festival spools out its programs November 6 – 9 with 57 independent films, lifetime achievement honor ceremonies, and a seminar to fill in the four-day event. Hosting sponsor and headquarters for the festival is the premiere AAA five-diamond award-winning resort, the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa. Ojai has become a viable path for filmmakers and their work to get noticed. Hollywood producer, Peter Guber said of the Ojai FF at the podium of the Toronto Film Festival last year, ...

United Nations Association Film Festival themes Blue Planet Green Planet

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UNAFF 2008 Program Schedule BLUE PLANET GREEN PLANETSUNDAY October 19 I Palo Alto, Aquarius Theatre430 Emerson StreetOpening Night sponsored by EvviaI session:7:00 PM Opening words by Mayor of Palo Alto Larry Klein7:15 PM DISAPPEARING FROGS (USA)7:30 PM GALAPAGOS EVOLVING (Ecuador/USA) 7:45 PM FLOW: FOR LOVE OF WATER (Bolivia/Canada/France/India/USA) co-presented with San Francisco International Film Festival MONDAY October 20 I San Francisco, Roxie Cinema3117 16th Street II sessi...

Paso Robles Digital Film Festival , goes more digital!

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Boasting a host of Hollywood VIP personalities and famous musicians, the Paso Robles Digital Film Festival (PRDFF.com) will not only be webcast world wide, but filmed for a special DVD, showing an inside look at a film festival and the film business itself in the Digital Age. Scheduled for November 20 through 25 seasoned event director Benford Standley will produce what promises to be a first-class film festival. The theme is 'Music In Film,' meaning there will be a number of outstanding Jazz, ...

Ramblin' Jack Elliot

The Paso Robles Digital Film Festival is honored to have Ramblin' Jack Elliot perform.

Calgary International Film Festival Movie Mavericks awards

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The Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) and American Express confirmed today it will offer a $25,000 cash prize to the winner of its newly created competition, Movie Mavericks. Inspired by the pioneering spirit and can-do attitude of Calgarians, Movie Mavericks will become the flagship of CIFF’s program, and will include a competition adjudicated by a jury of well-known maverick filmmakers, an international marketing campaign and $50,000 in scholarship funding for up-and-coming maverick...

Palo Alto - United Nations Association Film Festival Higlights

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Founded in 1998 by Jasmina Bojic, film critic and educator, United Nations Association Film Festival is an international documentary film festival originally established as a collaborative project between the UNA Mid Peninsula chapter and the Stanford Film Society in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.United Nations Association Film Festival screens documentaries dealing with topics such as human rights, environment, women's issues, ...

Santa Monica International Film Festival line up

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Santa Monica International Film Festival Sept. 19-21 The annual Santa Monica Film Festival has announced the line up of 22 films that will be screening at this years festival September 19-21. Santa Monica Film Festival is held in the world famous Downtown Santa Monica and Third Street Promenade. Films will screen from 1:00PM to 10PM at the AMC Loews Broadway 4 (Tickets $10) and at Santa Monica Public Library's Martin Luther King Jr. Theater (Tickets Free). Sponsors include: Third Street Pro...

San Diego's 2nd Annual Que Viva! Cine Latino

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(Chula Vista, California) Media Arts Center San Diego's San Diego Latino Film Festival and Otay Ranch Town Center bring the best of Spanish language shorts and feature films to enjoy this September at the 2nd Annual Que Viva! Cine Latino 2008 presented by AT&T Uverse. In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the public is invited to experience a collection of popular Latino films. In addition there will be a Latino art exhibit and live entertainment. Held weekly in September, film screenin...

San Diego's 2nd Annual Que Viva! Cine Latino

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Media Arts Center San Diego's San Diego Latino Film Festival and Otay Ranch Town Center bring the best of Spanish language shorts and feature films to enjoy this September at the 2nd Annual Que Viva! Cine Latino 2008 presented by AT&T Uverse. In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the public is invited to experience a collection of popular Latino films. In addition there will be a Latino art exhibit and live entertainment. Held weekly in September, film screenings and events will take place ...

SFFS FilmHouse Residencies open

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The San Francisco Film Society announced today the creation of the SFFS FilmHouse Residencies, a new program developed in partnership with the San Francisco Film Commission that is designed to support local independent filmmaking. Under the terms of the innovative new agreement, the SFFS FilmHouse Residencies will make 2,800 square feet of production office space available free of charge to local independent filmmakers actively engaged in various stages of film production."We are delighted to pa...

1000 Journals in San Francisco

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The 1000 Journals Project was started in San Francisco, in the summer of 2000, eight years ago. And now we're coming back to San Francisco, after our wonderful run at the San Francisco International Film Festival, to show the film for a week at the Roxie Theater. This is quite a milestone in the life of the documentary: our first theatrical booking, with hopefully more to come across the country.If you live in San Francisco, please come and join us at the Roxie, and bring your friends. If you kn...

Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival ready for start

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The third annual Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival (LAJFF) kicks off May 8th by commemorating the 60th anniversary of the founding of the state of Israel with the Los Angeles premiere of Lynn Roth’s The Little Traitor. The Festival will honor Theodore Bikel with a special award on Opening Night and Joan Rivers with the Marlene Adler Marks Woman of Inspiration Award, presented by the MorningStar Commission, on a special evening during the festival.“I can’t think of a better way to celebrate...

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