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ANDREI KONCHALOVSKY / DISTINGUISHED RUSSIAN DIRECTOR / WRAPS HIS 75TH BIRTHDAY YEAR WITH A BANG

-OFFICIAL DDA PRESS RELEASE- ANDREI KONCHALOVSKY / DISTINGUISHED RUSSIAN DIRECTOR / WRAPS HIS 75TH BIRTHDAY YEAR WITH A BANG   The celebrations concluded in style as award-winning film and theatre director ANDREI KONCHALOVSKY wrapped his UK retrospective tour on November 21. A popular screening of his multi-award-winning Uncle Vanya at Warwick Arts Centre marked the final stop in a year-long series of international events and screenings which have taken place across Russia, Slovakia, B...

Andrei Konchalovsky wrapped in the UK his international year long retrospective tour

The celebrations concluded in style as award-winning film and theatre director ANDREI KONCHALOVSKY wrapped his UK retrospective tour on November 21. A popular screening of his multi-award-winning Uncle Vanya at Warwick Arts Centre marked the final stop in a year-long series of international events and screenings which have taken place across Russia, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Poland, Montreal, Paris, Berlin, Rome, Madrid and Cannes to celebrate his 75th birthday. The UK retrospective also witnessed ...

TIFF Deal on UK release of Matteo Garonne’s Cannes Grand Prix winner REALITY

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Independent Distribution have struck a deal with Fandango Portobello to co-release Matteo Garonne’s Cannes Grand Prix winner REALITY in the UK, which screens tonight as part of the official selection at The Toronto International Film Festival.  Luc Roeg, CEO of Independent made the announcement today.  The deal was negotiated between Roeg and Janine Gold of Fandango Portobello. Leading the project will be newly appointed Heads of Distribution, Sarah Townsend and Stef...

Michael Haneke's "Amour", winner of the FIPRESCI Grand Prix

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The award will be presented at the opening gala of the 60th San Sebastian International Film Festival The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) awards its Grand Prix for Best Film of the Year to AMOUR, directed by Michael Haneke. The award is the result of votes cast by members of FIPRESCI, 225 critics worldwide, for any feature-length film premièred internationally during the previous year. The prize will be presented at the opening gala of the San Sebastian Festiv...

The Cannes 2012 award winners comments

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After the presentation of the awards at the the closing ceremony, the award winners met for a press conference. One by one, they answered questions from  journalists. Excerpts. Michael Haneke, winner of the Palme d'or for Love (Amour) The story I tell is based on the promise my wife and I made to each other: not to separate in a situation like the one in the film. We see that all the time and it is a widespread problem. I experienced it in my own family and that is what pushed me to mak...

European Children’s Film Association Awards

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ECFA AWARD 2012 In 2011 ECFA (European Children’s Film Association) launched the first edition of the ECFA Award, the election of the Best European Children’s Film of the year. Throughout  the year 9 different children’s film festivals (from Oulu to Pyrgos, from Bucharest to Gifonni) have hosted an ECFA Award jury, adding one title to ECFA’s shortlist. The 9 shortlisted films competed for the final ECFA Award: the Best European Children’s Film 2011.  More than...

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, at Cinedays, Skopje...

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Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest film ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA (2011) premiered in competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival where the film won Grand Prix. A Turkish and Bosnian co-production, the film screened to audiences at the 10th annual 'CINEDAYS' this week in Skopje, Macedonia from 10-20 November, 2011.  OUATIA, REVIEW... A stream of cars with illuminated headlights meanders through the countryside. Five men sit in our main car, their expression downcast. ...

Malatya Film Festival received high praise from the Jury

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 2nd Malatya Film Festival continuous with significant activities and screenings. With the support of the Malatya Apricot Research, Development and Promotion Foundation and Malatya Governorship, festival is led by Malatya Governor Ulvi Saran and organized by World Mass Media Research Foundation. The festival is embracing the main theme of ‘Migration’ to mark the 50th year of the Turkish workers’ migration to the Germany.  On its second day, Bora Gökşingöl held a workshop on ...

Turkish-Bosnian-Herzegovinan film “Anatolia” is a big hit at AFI Film Festival

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  For those of you lucky enough to catch “Once Upon A Time in Anatolia” at the AFI Film Festival in Los Angeles this week, this was a beautiful film – beautifully shot, well acted – that left you pondering the film long after it was over. It unspooled gently, letting you seep into the high, windy, seer landscape and the lives thrown together by an investigation: the prosecutor, the doctor, the chief of police, and many others, being led about the countryside by a handcu...

One Upon A Time in Anatolia at RIFF 2011

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, RIFF 2011 Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest film ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA (2011) premiered in competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival where the film won Grand Prix. A Turkish and Bosnian co-production, the film screened to audiences at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival in the Open Air Theater on July 25th, 2011. The cast and crew attended a press conference at SFF on July 26th to answer questions in detail about their much beloved new film. ...

Once Upon A Time in Anatolia, at TIFF 2011

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Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest film ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA (2011) premiered in competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival where the film won Grand Prix. A Turkish and Bosnian co-production, the film screened to audiences at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival in the Open Air Theater on July 25th, 2011. The cast and crew attended a press conference at SFF on July 26th to answer questions in detail about their much beloved new film.OUATIA held its North American premier at...

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, CANNES 2011

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Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest film ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA (2011) premiered in competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival where the film won Grand Prix. A Turkish and Bosnian co-production, the film screened to audiences at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival in the Open Air Theater on July 25th, 2011. The cast and crew attended a press conference at SFF on July 26th to answer questions in detail about their much beloved new film. A stream of cars with illuminated h...

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, in Sarajevo...

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Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest film ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA (2011) premiered in competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival where the film won Grand Prix. A Turkish and Bosnian co-production, the film screened to audiences at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival in the Open Air Theater on July 25th, 2011. The cast and crew attended a press conference at SFF on July 26th to answer questions in detail about their much beloved new film.   A stream of car...

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, in Sarajevo...

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Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest film ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA (2011) premiered in competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival where the film won Grand Prix. A Turkish and Bosnian co-production, the film screened to audiences at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival in the Open Air Theater on July 25th, 2011. The cast and crew attended a press conference at SFF on July 26th to answer questions in detail about their much beloved new film.A stream of cars with illuminated headlig...

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, in Sarajevo...

Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Grand Prix prize winning film at this year's Cannes Film Festival, ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, Turkey, 2011) screened in BH Film at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival SFF.press conference at SFF 2011.photo by Vanessa McMahon

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, in Sarajevo...

.  Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Grand Prix prize winning film at this year's Cannes Film Festival, ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, Turkey, 2011) screened in BH Film at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival SFF.here: actor Yilmaz Erdogan photo by Vanessa McMahon

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, in Sarajevo...

Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Grand Prix prize winning film at this year's Cannes Film Festival, ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, Turkey, 2011) screened in BH Film at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival SFF.here: director Nuri Bilge Ceylanphoto by Vanessa McMahon

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, in Sarajevo...

Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Grand Prix prize winning film at this year's Cannes Film Festival, ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, Turkey, 2011) screened in BH Film at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival SFF.here: actor Taner Birselphoto by Vanessa McMahon

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, in Sarajevo...

Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Grand Prix prize winning film at this year's Cannes Film Festival, ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, Turkey, 2011) screened in BH Film at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival SFF.here: director Nuri Bilge Ceylanphoto by Vanessa McMahon

Once Upon A Time In Anatolia

The film ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da, (Turkey, 2010) screened at Cannes 2011 in competition. Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, it went on to win the Grand Prix.photos of cast at Cannes press conference by Vanessa McMahon visit the official website here:  http://www.nbcfilm.com/anatolia/anatolia.php?mid=1 

Once Upon A Time In Anatolia

The film ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da, (Turkey, 2010) screened at Cannes 2011 in competition. Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, it went on to win the Grand Prix.photos of cast at Cannes press conference by Vanessa McMahon visit the official website here:  http://www.nbcfilm.com/anatolia/anatolia.php?mid=1 

Once Upon A Time In Anatolia

The film ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da, (Turkey, 2010) screened at Cannes 2011 in competition. Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, it went on to win the Grand Prix.photos of cast at Cannes press conference by Vanessa McMahon visit the official website here:  http://www.nbcfilm.com/anatolia/anatolia.php?mid=1 

Once Upon A Time In Anatolia

The film ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da, (Turkey, 2010) screened at Cannes 2011 in competition. Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, it went on to win the Grand Prix.photos of cast at Cannes press conference by Vanessa McMahon visit the official website here:  http://www.nbcfilm.com/anatolia/anatolia.php?mid=1 

Once Upon A Time In Anatolia

The film ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da, (Turkey, 2010) screened at Cannes 2011 in competition. Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, it went on to win the Grand Prix.photos of cast at Cannes press conference by Vanessa McMahon visit the official website here:  http://www.nbcfilm.com/anatolia/anatolia.php?mid=1 

Once Upon A Time In Anatolia

The film ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA, Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da, (Turkey, 2010) screened at Cannes 2011 in competition. Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, it went on to win the Grand Prix.photos of cast at Cannes press conference by Vanessa McMahon visit the official website here:  http://www.nbcfilm.com/anatolia/anatolia.php?mid=1 
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