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Utah's High Adventure Mountain Film Festival

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Utah's High Adventure Mountain Film Festival, September 18-21, showcases high adventure activities with films, parties, awards and special panels in Historic Downtown Ogden.Films range from rock climbing and ice climbing, to extreme skiing and snowboarding, and other mountain-sport categories. The "Above the Summit" category will highlight films featuring people who participate in the sports with disabilities. This category also features people who are positively involved in the community. The ...

Manhattan Short Announces Finalists 2008

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The Manhattan Short Film Festival (www.ManhattanShort.com) today announced the twelve finalists set to screen across four continents between the 21st and the 28th of September. Film lovers in Massachusetts will have the opportunity view and vote on the next generation of filmmakers when the Festival screens at The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston on September 27th and The Coolidge Corner Cinema in Brookline September 19th through 25th and The Katherine Cornell Theatre in Martha's Vineyard on Septem...

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Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival line up

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The Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival announces the line up for 2008 festival September 11-14th, in Vineyard Haven, MA. Produced by the Martha's Vineyard Film Society, the MVIFF will screen 30 international features and documentaries and two Short Film programs. Several filmmakers will be in attendance. Among the high profile films selected are: Irena Salina's Flow, For Love of Water (Opening Night), Lucy Walker's Blindsight, Ellen Kuras's The Betrayal, Liz Mermin's Shot in Bombay, ...

MIAMI LATIN GAY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2009

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The Miami Latin Gay Film Festival is now accepting entries for its Annual event taking place in South Beach, Miami, Florida April 16-19, 2009.The First Annual Miami Latin Gay Film Festival has been announced to make its premiere engagement April 16-19, 2009 in Miami Beach. Festival organizer and Executive Director Jim Dobson unveiled a sneak peak at the four day event to take place in South Beach. The Miami Latin Gay Film Festival will open on Thursday, April 16 with a Gala Premiere presentati...

Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival preview

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The annual Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival, produced by the MV Film Society, is a showcase for the best feature and short films from around the globe. As its exquisite setting would suggest, this is not your typical film festival-"Which is a good thing," says actor Hayden Christensen (who attended in 2007). "It has a laidback vibe to it, fitting for film and the industry."Laidback or not, the days and nights of September 11 through 14 is still packed with excell...

RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2008 AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

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The Twelfth Annual Festival Concludes Attracting Extraordinary  Films, Celebrities and Record Crowds PROVIDENCE, RI (August 10, 2008). The 2008 Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) announced the winners in this year’s film competition at its annual Awards Ceremony held at the Providence Biltmore Hotel's Garden Room in Providence, RI. George T. Marshall, RIIFF's Executive Director welcomed over 175 attending filmmakers at the ceremony. He was joined by Adam Short, Producing Dir...

RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2008 AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

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The Twelfth Annual Festival Concludes Attracting Extraordinary  Films, Celebrities and Record Crowds PROVIDENCE, RI (August 10, 2008). The 2008 Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) announced the winners in this year’s film competition at its annual Awards Ceremony held at the Providence Biltmore Hotel's Garden Room in Providence, RI. George T. Marshall, RIIFF's Executive Director welcomed over 175 attending filmmakers at the ceremony. He was joined by Adam Short, Producing Dir...

16th Jewish Film Festival April 2009

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GENERAL INFORMATION: The Portland Jewish Film Festival explores themes of spirituality and Jewish identity throughout all parts of the world, especially how American Jews perceive themselves in a larger social context. The films, in their abundance, touch on tragedy, embrace humor and recount the emotional and tangible gains and losses of ...

THE COLLEGIUM - Forum & Television Program Berlin/Germany, July 20, 2008

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THE 2008 PROVIDENCE GLBT FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS WITH A FOCUS ON ADDRESSING SOCIETAL ISSUES

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The Rhode Island International Film Festival Once Again Hosts Popular Gay & Lesbian Sidebar August 5-10th   PROVIDENCE, R.I. (July 26, 2008)— One of the most popular cinematic sidebars of the annual Rhode Island International Film Festival returns for its 1t2h year: the Providence GLBT Film Festival, August 5-10th. Films made by, for and about the GLBT community have played an integral role in RIIFF, one of New England’s premiere film festivals. This year the GLBT festival is scree...

KIDSEYE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SHOWCASES YOUNG FILMMAKERS’ WORK AT THE BELL STREET CHAPEL

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The Rhode Island International Film Festival Proudly Hosts its 10th Annual KidsEye™ Sidebar Festival August 4-10thth  Providence, R.I. (July 27, 2008)—The KidsEye™ International Film Festival will once again showcase the best works of young filmmakers from around the world August 4-10th. This year, the Bell Street Chapel, 5 Bell Street in Providence will serve as the central host for the program. Other screening locations include the Providence Place Cinemas 16, the Providence Performi...

THE RHODE ISLAND FILM FORUM RETURNS, AUGUST 7-8TH

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Actor Dan Butler from TV’s “Frasier” will be the keynote speaker, Thursday, August 7, 2008 PROVIDENCE, RI. First introduced in 1998 by the Rhode Island International Film Festival, The Rhode Island Film Forum returns for a special symposium on the art and craft of filmmaking in Rhode Island. Positioned as a call to Rhode Island Filmmakers, Film Production Crews, Film Students, Artistic Directors, Film Vendors, Civic Organizations, Historic and Preservation Groups, Property Managers, Re...

“Music for a While” Returns to Jamestown for a Concert Celebrating the Blacks Ships Festival

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Creators of the popular Jamestown Chamber Music Series present “The Music of Ikuma Dan” at the Central Baptist Church on Sunday, July 20th   (JAMESTOWN, RI) A Musical celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Black Ships Festival, comes to Jamestown when “Music for a While” returns with a unique concert celebrating the music of acclaimed Japanese composer, Ikuma Dan. The program is presented by the Flickers Arts Collaborative and the Rhode Island International Film Festival. “M...

RIIFF Outdoor Screenings in Downtown Providence

Every summer, RIIFF presents "Stars Under the Stars" an ongoing series of outdoor screenings in downtown Providence, RI. These are free to the general public and include films that have played at RIIFF over the past 12 years. 

Calling Screen Writers and Movie Fans: ScriptBiz™ Returns in August

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (July 9, 2008)– Do you have a story idea that you feel would make a great film? Hopeful screenwriters, ScriptBiz™ is coming this August to Providence, RI.  ScriptBiz™ is a two-day workshop created and presented by the Rhode Island International Film Festival. Instructors are professional filmmakers, directors, writers, and other experienced members of the film community who will guide students down the right path to putting their creative ideas onto paper and getting th...

Stubbornly Independent at Tallgrass Film Festival

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The Wichita Association for the Motion Picture Arts (WAMPA) and Tallgrass Film Festival today announced the theme for the 2008 Tallgrass Film Festival: Stubbornly Independent. “This year we were seeking a theme that would acknowledge the upcoming presidential election as well as express the focus of the festival while giving a nod to the unconventional spirit of the people of Kansas,” said Festival Director Lela Meadow-Conner. “I think Stubbornly Independent says it all.” To celebra...

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25th ANNUAL BLACKS SHIPS JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL

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(NEWPORT, RI) In 1984, a dedicated group of civic and community leaders were drawn together to help create an event that celebrated the arts, culture and Rhode Island’s historical friendship with Japan. One of the founding members of this group was Flickers—The Newport Film Society, which participated by creating, curating and presenting the Japanese Film Festival. Now, 25 years later and as many years of screening this festival, Flickers has evolved into the Flickers Arts Collaborative an...

25th ANNUAL BLACKS SHIPS JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL

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(NEWPORT, RI) In 1984, a dedicated group of civic and community leaders were drawn together to help create an event that celebrated the arts, culture and Rhode Island’s historical friendship with Japan. One of the founding members of this group was Flickers—The Newport Film Society, which participated by creating, curating and presenting the Japanese Film Festival. Now, 25 years later and as many years of screening this festival, Flickers has evolved into the Flickers Arts Collaborative an...

FINAL CALL FOR ENTRIES: JUNE 9,2008 - ATLANTA UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL

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Festival League closes the 2008 Call for Entries on June 9, 2008! Send your film today!! Atlanta Underground Film Festival http://www.AUFF.org August 20 to 24, 2008 - final deadline: June 9, 2008 The Fifth Annual AUFF presents five days of independent and underground cinema from across the world with live music, art and plenty of late night parties. Special events during Atlanta Underground Film Festival include the annual DocuFest and the Animation Attack! DocuFest Atlanta http://www.docufe...

Sarasota Film Festival Executive Director leaves

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Jody Kielbasa, who joined the Sarasota Film Festival in its infancy, is leaving his post as Executive Director. Kielbasa, during his tenure, expanded the scope and depth of the festival each year, culminating in this year’s tenth anniversary extravaganza which included Academy Award Winner Charlize Theron, Liv Ullmann, Stanley Tucci, and more than 200 films. Kielbasa is leaving the festival to pursue other artistic ventures according to the Festival’s Executive Board of Directors. Mark...

Surf's up at Maui Film Festival

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The 2008 Maui Film Festival, to be held June 11-15, 2008 at the Wailea Resort and the state-of-the-art Maui & Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului, will open with the film Bottle Shock and close with Down the Barrel at its under-the-stars Celestial Cinema. The Festival will also honor Pierce Brosnan, Felicity Huffman, Virgina Madsen and Dennis Quaid, who will attend to accept their awards. Now in its 9th year, the Maui Film Festival will carry on its tradition of presenting great film and great f...

New England Emmys 2008

The Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) won a New England Emmy Award for its promotional campaign that showcased the Oscar-qualifying event. The trophy was presented in the packed ballroom of the Boston Marriott Copley Place for the 31st Annual Boston/New England Emmy Awards. The Board of Governors of the Boston/New England Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences notified RII

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