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Strong European Focus At Miami Film Festival

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  Tuesday, March 10------The World Competition section of the Miami International Film Festival, one of the three important competitions of the event, showcases the latest works from up-and-coming film auteurs from around the world. This year, the program has a strong European focus, with many of the films making their U.S. premieres at the event.   France has the biggest presence, with two films representing the best of new Gallic cinema. I WANT TO SEE (Je Veux Voir) is a Frenc...

Strong European Focus at Miami Film Festival

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The World Competition section of the Miami International Film Festival, one of the three important competitions of the event, showcases the latest works from up-and-coming film auteurs from around the world. This year, the program has a strong European focus, with many of the films making their U.S. premieres at the event. France has the biggest presence, with two films representing the best of new Gallic cinema. I WANT TO SEE (Je Veux Voir) is a French/Lebanese co-production by Lebanese direc...

Lebanon, I love you

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Real “coup de Coeur” of this beginning of Festival, Je veux voir (I Want To See) by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige is a little cinematographic pearl all in smoothness and sensibility. Screened at “Un Certain regard”, this docu-drama sends Catherine Deneuve (as herself) to the south of Lebanon, a region destroyed by the recent war. Accompanied by Rabih, a young man who comes back to his homeland, she travels across the ruins of a nation, disappeared forever.    F...

Official Selection: Un certain regard

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The 2008 selection of "Un certain Regard" at Festival de Cannes:  A FESTA DA MENINA MORTA (THE DEAD GIRL'S FEAST) directed by Matheus NACHTERGAELE AFTERSCHOOL directed by Antonio CAMPOS DE OFRIVILLIGA (INVOLUNTARY) directed by Ruben ÖSTLUND HUNGER (HUNGER) directed by Steve MCQUEEN JE VEUX VOI...

Fondation LibanCinéma at the Film Market

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For the second consecutive year, the Fondation LibanCinéma (FLC) is taking part in the Cannes Film Festival by participating in the Film Market, thus providing Lebanese cinema with a bridge towards the international market. Three screenings illustrating the diversity of Lebanese film production are organized as follows: May 23rd at 4 pm, Palais F, 115 mn: Bosta by Philippe Aractingi, best box-office of the year. May 23rd at 8:30 pm, Palais G, 88m:A perfect day by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil...

French Films and Directors at IFFR 2006 Rotterdam

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French cinema will once again be out in force at the 35th edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam. This year’s rich and varied selection lines up both entirely French made films by either confirmed or new generation directors as well as numerous co-productions with worldwide countries.Internationally renewed French film makers will be topping the bill in this year’s main programme, with Patrice Chéreau’s GABRIELLE, Alain Cavalier’s THE FILMMAN (LE FILMEUR) and Michael Hanek...

Nantes 3 Continents has awarded Angel's Fall

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The International Jury of the 27th Festival des 3 Continents composed of : Gela Babluani - georgian director ; Joao Botelho - portuguese director ;Ben Hackworth - australian director ; Stéphane Lerouge - french music producer.Ira Sachs - american producer.has awarded : Golden Montgolfier : "Melegin düsüsü" (Angel's Fall) by Semih Kaplanoglu / Turkey Silver Montgolfier ex-aequo : "A Perfect Day" by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige / Lebanon and "Sayonara Midori-chan" by Tomoyuki Furuyama ...

Locarno Festival of Auteur Cinema

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LOCARNO -- AUTHORS AND PERSONALITIESLocarno is above all a festival of "Auteur” Cinema, a term for which there is no neat equivalent in English other than to say ”authors” (i.e., directors) of personal films not dictated to by the demands of the market place, or of producers, nor made to please anybody but the author of the film himself -- a bit long winded, but the French always seem to have a word for it, especially when it comes to cinema. This being said the name of the game in Loc...

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