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Birthright X- No Fable

Birthright X - Spoken word meets hip hop 2:38 minutes (2.41 MB)

2011 Winter Music Conference Lineup

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By Maria Esteves – January 5, 2011 The 26th Annual 2011 Winter Music Conference (WMC2011) will be held at Miami Beach Convention Center and venues throughout the South Beach Florida, March 8 – 12, 2011. WMC is the world’s largest music event presenting new releases, artists, and technological advances attracting DJs, VJs, industry executives, producers, remixers, promoters, retailers, distributors, audio manufacturers and technological innovators from 70 countries. Over 500 artists...

The History...since you asked

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Where did the Queens World Film Festival come from? For many years, we were volunteers with another festival, running their Youth Initiative providing filmmaking bootcamps to three local schools. The program was very successful with a growing reputation for excelence. Last year, in it's 7th year the festival had grown and more than 400 films entered. We were working very hard on the Youth Initiative when disaster hit. Two days prior to the festival's opening we found out that t...

Tito Puente, Jr., and Prince Emmanuel Abiodun Aderele perform at DocMiami!

Tito Puente Jr., was joined by Prince Emmanuel Abiodun Aderele at DocMiami 2010 in addition to, the director of 1 Giant Leap - What About Me?, Jamie Catto and Spoken Word Poet, Rich Ferguson who also contributed their talents toward raising funds for the children of Tanzania. Luis Bofil and Band, Rock n' Roll Rotalty and Melton Mustafa truly ignited the nights and inspired audience goers as they supported this worth ...

2010 "DocMiami 'El Rey' Tito Puente, Contribution to the Arts Award" Presented to the "Queen of Bolero", Olga Guillot

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Norberto Pablo Perdomo, Olga Guillot and DocMiami Host Gloria Ordaz May 30, 2010: Photo Credit: Doral Family Journal, www.doralfamilyjournal.com                                   Farewell to the beautiful Olga Guillot (October 9, 1922 – July 12, 2010) DocMiami was more than humbled that Ms. Guillot and ...

STREET CHANT CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival 2010

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By Maria Esteves – December 18, 2010 The 30th College Music Journal Music Marathon & Film Festival 2010 (CMJ2010), STREET CHANT provocative punk rock performance from New Zealand presented by Giant Step and 42 Below was held at Le Poisson Rouge, New York, Tuesday, October 19, 5:45pm. CMJ2010 opening night performances from New Zealand included Zowie, Kids of 88, Ruby Frost, Lawrenace Arabia, and Electric Wire Hustle. New Zealand at CMJ2010 attendees included artists, recording art...

Interview with Romain Gavras

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        Notre Jour Viendra synopsis: "What do you do when you're a red-haired teenage loser with no friends except for an older guy, your shrink? When everyone hates you, especially your family? When all your peers make fun of you and kick you around? "   Well, check out RG's teaser, a veritable kick in the head: http://vimeo.com/11900359   Daring, passionate, visionary and unapologetic filmmaker Romain Ga...

Interview with Romain Gavras

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  Notre Jour Viendra synopsis: "What do you do when you're a red-haired teenage loser with no friends except for an older guy, your shrink? When everyone hates you, especially your family? When all your peers make fun of you and kick you around? "   Well, check out RG's teaser, a veritable kick in the head: http://vimeo.com/11900359   Daring, passionate, visionary and unapologetic filmmaker Romain Gavras made his cinematic debut ...

Berlinale Talent Campus has received 4000 applications

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Nearly 4000 applications from 141 countries for the Berlinale Talent Campus #9Composer Michael Nyman to mentor the Score Competition “Framespotting – Filmmakers Positioning Themselves” is the name of the game when the doors to the theatre “Hebbel am Ufer” open for young, international filmmakers on February 12, 2011, during the 61st Berlin International Film Festival. Enthusiasm for the Berlinale Talent Campus is going strong, even after 9 years of existence: 3967 up and coming filmma...

Film music city Ghent will present a unique concert in Tallinn

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Film music city Ghent will present a unique concert in Tallinn on 2 December On 2 December 2010 the Ghent Film Festival will present in cooperation with the city of Ghent, the province of East Flanders, the Flemish Community and Fluxys a concert in Tallinn featuring film music by Gabriel Yared, Shigeru Umebayashi and Arvo Pärt. The concert will take place on the eve of the European Film Awards in the Estonian capital, which is also the European Capital of Culture 2011 and a twin town of Ghent. ...

THE BOYS: THE SHERMAN BROTHERS STORY

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Digital Art @Google: Ancient Stories with Modern Technology Presents Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky)

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By Maria Esteves – November 7, 2010 Digital Art @Google: Ancient Stories with Modern Technology Exhibition and Artist Talk artTEKtech Tanna by media artist Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky)  commence Thursday, November 11, 2010, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, at Google, Inc., New York. Miller is launching an artist residency on the island of Tanna in Vanuatu's South Pacific archipelago. His works inspired by his vision for the Vanuatu Pacifica Foundation address "Can 21st century technology supp...

AFM Day 2: Fries Frame, ODB, Doddle, IM Global & Hong Kong Day updated

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by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles CorrespondentMaybe it was just a coincidence that Academy Award winning director Kathryn Bigelow was spotted making a stealth move out of the parking structure in Santa Monica on Day 2 of the American Film Market (AFM), but today, Nov. 5, heavy hitter Gary Barber, Co-Chairman/CEO of Spyglass will join Harvey Weinsten, Co-Chairman of The Weinstein Co., Nick Meyer CEO of Sierra Pictures, and Stewart Till, Chief Executive of The Icon Group in a heavy hitter roundta...

The Magic Ball

Director: Serena KInchla.
"Outstanding cinematography and compelling music" Kids First! Children offer us a magical and creative insight into their world. This multi-award winning film celebrates children from many different places around the world. Filmed on location in Bali, Czech Republic, Mexico, USA, India, France, the Caribbean and Australia. Our hosts, Ashlee and Ayden are guided by the magician, Shamani Azu, in their travels around the world where they witness the dancing, music and adventure these children offer. Be inspired by every child on The Magic Ball, our planet Earth! Music by Blues Traveler, Donavon Frankenreiter, Shpongle, Ganga Giri and many more.... "Spectacular" Ron age 72, Professor Of Psychology, Princeton University "I want to see it again Mama!" Rowan age 5

Digital Art @Google: Opening Night Ancient Stories with Modern Technology Exhibition

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By Maria Esteves – October 28, 2010 The Digital Art @Google: Opening Night Ancient Stories with Modern Technology Exhibition, Artist Talks and Reception featuring the works of Chris Rainier, Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky) and Andrew Senior commenced Thursday, October 28, 2010, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Google, Inc., New York. Digital Art @Google is curated by Nina Colosi, of The Project Room for New Media at CAM and initiated at Google by Josh Mittleman, User Interface Software Engineer. ...

John Lennon

John Lennon's Love Affair With New York

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  It was a slightly surreal experience being in London on Wednesday evening and watching the new documentary film LENNONNYC , an account of famed musician and activist John Lennon’s final ten years in his adopted city of New York. While the London Film Festival crowd was certainly enthusiastic about a film that brought them closer to one of their icons, the barbs from Lennon and his wife and artistic collaborator Yoko Ono were far from flattering about John’s native country. ...

Music In The Air At American Film Festival

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  Music is definitely in the air, or at least music films, as the American Film Festival in Wroclaw, Poland enters its second day. Last evening, DJ Spooky (aka Paul D. Miller) presented his extravagant multi-media presentation REBIRTH OF A NATION to a sold-out crowd at the Helios Cinema, as the Opening Night Attraction of the American Film Festival. A remash and remix of the notorious silent film by D.W. Griffith, DJ Spooky added sonic layers of rich depth and imagination to the fil...

Line up for AFI announced

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AFI FEST 2010 will run from November 4th – 11th in Hollywood, California!In just a few weeks, AFI FEST 2010 presented by Audi will screen 97 films (66 features, 31 shorts) selected from 3,000 submissions across 31 countries at the historic Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, the Mann Chinese 6 theatres, the Egyptian Theatre and the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. The breakdown by section is as follows: Gala/Tribute (8), Special Screening (4), Young Americans (6), New Auteurs (8), World Cinema (23), Midnig...

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