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Board members updates: Krzysztof Zanussi - special festival guest in Locarno and at the Slot Art Festival in Poland

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Krzysztof Zanussi is a special guest in Locarno (his film "Iluminacja"- 1973 will play for the 40th celebration of the SIGNIS jury)   ...

EFA Board members Elected for 2012

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The President: Wim Wenders, Director, Germany Wim Wenders attended the Academy of Film & Television in Munich, worked as a film critic for various German publications, and was a founding member of Filmverlag der Autoren. In 1976 he set up his own production company, Road Movies, and, in 2002, Reverse Angle. Often hailed as one of the most important German directors on the international scene, Wenders has received various international awards, including the Golden Lion (TH...

Bruno Chatelin joins new EFA Board from January 1st 2012

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The members of the European Film Academy have elected five new members to the EFA Board: the producers Bruno Chatelin (France), Helena Danielsson (Sweden), László Kantor (Hungary), Marek Rozenbaum (Israel) and director Krzysztof Zanussi (Poland). Welcome! And thank you to the parting board members Per Holst, Cédric Klapisch, Despina Mouzaki and Andrzej Zulawski! Thank you!Bruno Chatelin, your editor, commented "I am so happy that the 2500 members have trusted me with this honor.As a former fi...

The EFA Board has been renewed, the composition was revealed after the recent EFA Awards

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The members of the European Film Academy have elected five new members to the EFA Board: The producers Bruno Chatelin (France) co founder of filmfestivals.com, fest21.com former distributor with Sony, UGC FOX,             Bruno standing next to his Dracula trophy (he created for the exhibitors, a few years back  when he was a distributor :-) Helena Danielsson (Sweden), László Kantor (Hungary), Marek Rozenba...

Cinergia 2011 jury members voting for best European debut and the Munk competition

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JURY COMPETITION FOR THE BEST EUROPEAN DEBUT headed by Krzysztof Zanussi       Krzysztof Zanussi - jury president. He was born in Warsaw in 1939. In 1960 he started studying the film direction at the Lodz Film School. Since 1966 he has directed many documentaries, features for cinema and TV, in Poland and abroad. He is also stage and opera director. From 1974 to 1981 vice-chairman of the Polish Filmmakers Association. From 1979 chief manager and director of Tor Film Stu...

Moths

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Director: Wojciech Kuś.
A story about a girl, Julia, who accidentally comes across a hermitage, somewhere in the woods. There lives an old hippie, Bernard, who'd rather stay aloof and remain secluded from the world of the living. Julie, however, is persistent and desires to get to know Bernard better. She hides in the shed and awaits a fit moment to break the ice. Such occasion is the day on which Bernard plans to mend the roof of his house. When ladder collapses under him Julia finds a perfect moment to enter his life.

Krzysztof Zanussi will be honoured at Grand OFF Awards

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The legendary Polish director Krzysztof Zanussi will be honoured in his hometown as he will be on hand to receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the ceremony of this year’s Grand OFF World Independent Film Awards which will be held on 27th November 2010 in Kamienica Theatre, Warsaw.Born in 1939, Zanussi has been responsible for classics of Polish cinema such as Life as a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease (2000) and Illumination [Iluminacja] (1973), a winner of the Grand Prix at...

Krzysztof Zanussi accepted to be a part of International Jury

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 Festival VOICES is proud to announce that Polish Director, Actor, Producer Krzysztof Zanussi accepted to be part of Jury. Krzysztof Zanussi is born in 1939 in Warsaw, Poland. Documentary and feature film director.Studied physics at Warsaw University and philosophy at JagiellonianUniversity in Cracow. Graduated from Lodz Film Academy in 1966. Amateurfilm maker. His school diploma film 'Death of a Provincial' (Smierc prowincjala (1966)) won an awardsin Venice, Mannheim, Valladolid and Moscow in...

Contemplating Krzysztof Zanussi

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  by Sandy Mandelberger, Online Dailies Editor  One cannot contemplate the accomplishments of Polish cinema without acknowledging the singular contribution of Krzysztof Zanussi, who is the subject of a retrospective tribute at the ERA New Horizons International Film Festival, taking place in Wroclaw, Poland this week. Not only will the master director’s best-known films be screened, but the Festival programmers have unearthed early short films and television works that have not been seen i...

Contemplating Krzysztof Zanussi

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Dailies Editor One cannot contemplate the accomplishments of Polish cinema without acknowledging the singular contribution of Krzysztof Zanussi, who is the subject of a retrospective tribute at the ERA New Horizons International Film Festival, taking place in Wroclaw, Poland this week. Not only will the master director’s best-known films be screened, but the Festival programmers have unearthed early short films and television works that have not been seen in decades. Zanussi was born in Wars...

B-EST second editions awards

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Awards • Hell, directed by Danis Tanovic, Oscar award for the best foreign movie, screened in the official competition in Cannes got The TROPHEE of B-EST IFF 2006 • Garpastum, directed by Alexei Gherman Jr.; FIPRESCI Award, Venice, 2006, Special Prize of the Jury of B-EST IFF 2006 • Shanghai Dreams, directed by Xiao Shuai Wang; The Big Prize of Critics, Cannes, 2006; awarded for the Best Direction, B-EST IFF 2006. Special Guests of the second edtion B-Est 2nd edition enj...

Krzysztof Zanussi receives Arte Award at Taormina

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Krzysztof Zanussi receives Arte Award at the Taormina Film Festival On June 21, 2006 the Polish film director Krzysztof Zanussi received the prestigious "Harry Winston" Taormina Arte Award for Cinematic Excellence at the Italian international film festival held in Taormina, Sicily.Accepting the award, Zanussi stated that he had a special bond with Sicily. About fifteen years ago he staged two works at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, and presently he is directing a film in Catania and Syracuse cal...

Good Night, and Good Luck awarded film of the year by Capri

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George Clooney’s film Good Night, and Good Luck, and Cristina Comencini’s The Beast in the Heart have won Capri-Kimbo Awards as best films of 2005. The two productions, introduced at the last Venice Film Festival and in the race for an Oscar, will be honored at the 10th anniversary edition of the Capri, Hollywood Film Festival December 27-January 2. The festival is produced by Capri in the World Institute with the support of the director general's office for cinema of the Ministry of Cul...

Gdynia at tje midpoint: Lions up for grabs

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GDYNIA AT THE MIDPOINT -- LIONS UP FOR GRABSAlex Deleon, September 14, 2005The annual feature film output of Poland has been hovering about the thirty marks since the mid nineties and this year is no great exception. Somewhat over thirty features were submitted for consideration, but the festival selection committee this year felt it necessary to make a distinction between high quality productions, mostly by seasoned directors, and cheapies thrown together by younger or first time directors wor...

30th Gdynia Festival set for kick-off

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THIRTIETH POLISH FEATURE FILMS FESTIVAL IN GDYNIASeptember 12-17, 2005The Gdynia Festival of Polish Feature Films (Festiwal Polskich Filmow Fabularnych) is an annual event showcasing the entire feature film production of the country in the preceding twelve month period right up to curtain time. The festival was established on somewhat shaky ground in 1974 in the shipyard city of Gdansk -- later to become famous for the Solidarity strikes which led to the downfall of Communism in Poland -- but t...

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