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‘The Forlorn’ opened the first Imphal International Short Film Festival

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‘The Forlorn’, a psychological thriller directed by Saptaswa Basu opened the first Imphal International Film Festival at the Rupmahal Theatre in Manipur capital Sunday. The festival will continue for four days. ‘The Forlorn’, a Bengali film, features iconic actor from Bengal and Dadasaheb Phalke award winner Soumitra Chatterjee in a lead role. "A total of 61 short films have participated in the film festival. There are a total of 45 short films made by Indian filmmakers a...

A Separation won best feature film award in Jaipur 2012

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The Red Carpet Award Ceremony of the 4th Airtel Jaipur International Film Festival 2012 was conducted in the evening at The City Palace. During the formal Closing Ceremony, musical concert and cultural dance programs were organized. During the award ceremony, the film actor Om Puri, Princess Diya Kumari, all the members of jury, Hollywood producer Leslee Udwin, festival director Hanu Roj, as well as cinema dignitaries from around the world was present. In total 24 awards were presented in the ...

The Duel : the Filmmakers

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Dover Kosashvili - Director Born in Soviet Georgia in 1966, Dover Koshashvili immigrated to Israel with his family in 1972. He has directed two feature films and a short. His short, Im Hukim (By the Laws), first earned him acclaim at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival, where it was considered for the Cinefoundation award. In 2001, Koshashvili made his feature film directorial debut with Late Marriage, from a screenplay he wrote himse...

The Angel Film Awards

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The Angel Film Awards – Monaco International Film Festival 2010 2nd – 5th December 2010 The Angel Film Awards in Monaco– a glamorous three-day extravaganza, where the films in competition promote, unusually, peace and love – a refreshing antidote to the usual violent and gratuitous fodder thrown at us from Hollywood. Started eight years ago by Rosana Golden and Dean Bentley, specifically to showcase non-violent films, the Angel Film Awards may eschew violence but this is n...

IFFI Goa Best Actress Award was won by Magdalena Boczarska of Poland for her role in “Little Rose”.

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The Bengali film maker Shri Gautam Ghosh’s film “Moner Manush” bagged the coveted Golden Peacock Award for the Best Film at the 41st International Film Festival of India 2010, while the Silver Peacock Award for the Best Director has gone to Susanne Bier of Denmark for her film “In a Better World”. ‘Just Another Love Story’ from India and “Boy” from New Zealand won the Special Jury Award. Shri Ghosh, the Director of the film received the Golden Peacock, Rs. 20 lakhs in presence ...

The Asia Pacific Screen Awards has unveiled the International Jury members presided by Puttnam

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  The Asia Pacific Screen Awards has unveiled the International Jury members who will join previously announced President, Lord David Puttnam, for the fourth annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards to be held on the Gold Coast, Australia, on December 2. Lord David Puttnam, Academy Award winner and producer of Chariots of Fire, The Mission and The Killing Fields, has assembled a Jury of highly experienced industry professionals from across the globe. They are: ...

5th Cyprus International Film Festival wrap

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Press release – 19 October 201013th – 18th October 2010The fifth edition of Cyprus International Film Festival was here! The biggest, most anticipated film festival not only in Cyprus but in a wide area was organized for another time in order to move, encharm, entertain and present the most auspicious film trends to the die-hard cinemagoers and to first- timers in getting to know significant pieces of the Seventh Art. All these have been presented through this year’s multilayered program. ...

International Film Festival of India : IFFI GOA

The 40th International Film Festival is being organized by the Directorate of Film Festivals, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in collaboration with the Government of Goa, and the Indian Film Industry.

  1. Film Programmes
  2. Non Film Programmes
  3. Film Bazaar and Short Film Center
  4. Cultural Activities

Hamburg International ShortFilmFestival Awards

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Awards 2009Out of all submission, roughly 200 films are selected for the competitions of the Hamburg International ShortFilmFestival each year. There are several awards in each section as well as cross-competition prizes, all in all adding up to more than 30.000 euro in prize money. The winners will be announced on Sunday, 7 June 2009 at the Award Ceremony. Members of the juries 2006 ...

47th Ann Arbor Film Festival Awards

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The 47th Ann Arbor Film Festival, March 24 - 29, 2009  47.aafilmfest.org Complete Festival Awards Listing The Edward Jones Audience Award: To be announced soon Ken Burns Award for Best of the Festival: O'ER THE LAND Gus Van Sant Award for Best Experimental Film: LOUD THINGS Lawrence Kasdan Award for Best Narrative Film: KEMPENSKI Chris Frayne Award for Best Animated Film (tie): THE COLLECTION, RETOUCHES Michael Moore Award for Best Documentary Film: ON THE THIRD PLANET FROM T...

47th Annual AAFF Award Winners

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The 47th Ann Arbor Film Festival, March 24 - 29, 2009 | 47.aafilmfest.orgComplete Festival Awards ListingThe Edward Jones Audience Award: To be announced soonKen Burns Award for Best of the Festival: O’ER THE LAND Gus Van Sant Award for Best Experimental Film: LOUD THINGSLawrence Kasdan Award for Best Narrative Film: KEMPENSKIChris Frayne Award for Best Animated Film (tie): THE COLLECTION, RETOUCHESMichael Moore Award for Best Documentary Film: ON THE THIRD PLANET FROM THE SUN Kodak/Filmcraft ...

THE FAIR

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Director: Dhananjoy Mandal.
The backdrop of the film is a rural fair in the interior of  West  Bengal (India). It is a traditional fair held on the occasion of Rash Purnima (a full moon night celebrated in the honour of Lord Krishna and his lover Radha).These rural fairs are not only a social gathering place for the rural population but also a coveted source of entertainment. People from near and far throng the fair premises. Old friends meet again, new friendship blossoms.  Many such mundane as well as significant happenings blend together to form a rich design of human stories.

The lovers of Axos awarded at Thessaloniki Documentary Fest

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Awards Ceremony held Saturday 15th at the Olympion concluded an 8 day long festival that screened over 150 films to a crowd of about 40 000, despite extreme weather conditions (strong sun that got all crowds on bar terraces...)The final ceremony concluded with a poignant screening of the documentary "as seen through these eyes", about drawings and paintings from children in the concentration camps.Party followed at the Santé BarThe folllowing prizes were delivered.THE HELLENIC RED CROSS AUDIENC...

India opts for regional cinema from south to represent it at IFFI

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GOA, India, Nov 23: An India fast gaining on technical skills, but still struggling to get the rest of the globe to take note of its sometimes-hard-to-understand cinema has chosen films from the Malayalam and Bengali languages to represent the country.Two regional-language films from the south-west state of Kerala, and the eastern state of West Bengal will be the official entries at the Asian African and Latin American Competition of the 38th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) that got ...

The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival Awards

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The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF) known as "the voice of indie film" today announced the winners from their successful summer film extravaganza that took place in New York, July 19-26. As always, the NYIIFVF showcased a diverse range of features, shorts, documentaries and animations from around the world. The scope of the festival ranged from high profile to novice, so press, distributors and indie film lovers can experience an array of films and individu...

Jerusalem International Film Festival awards

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The winner of Wolgin Award for the Best Full-Length Feature is The Band's Visit, directed by Eran Kolirin, and produced by Eilon Ratzkovsky, Ehud Bleiberg, Yossi Uzrad, Kobi Gal Raday, and Guy Yekuel.The winner of the Wolgin Award for Best Documentary Film is Children of the Sun, directed by Ran Tal.The winner of the Wolgin Award for Best Short Film is Roads, directed by Lior Geller.Following is a description of the films that won in the Festival: The Wolgin Award for Best Full-Length Feature Fi...

SHARKWATER Takes A Bite Out Of Gen Art

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 Thursday, April 19-----SHARKWATER, the eco-activist documentary by Canadian director Rob Stewart, took the Acura Grand Jury Feature Film Award, with a cash prize of $10,000,  at the Gen Art Film Festival Awards Ceremonies on Tuesday night.  The film has already won eleven major international awards, and opened theatrically earlier this month in its native Canada with a record-breaking opening weekend (beating out such high profile documentaries as the Oscar winning AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH an...

SHARKWATER Takes A Bite Out Of Gen Art

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 Thursday, April 19-----SHARKWATER, the eco-activist documentary by Canadian director Rob Stewart, took the Acura Grand Jury Feature Film Award, with a cash prize of $10,000,  at the Gen Art Film Festival Awards Ceremonies on Tuesday night.  The film has already won eleven major international awards, and opened theatrically earlier this month in its native Canada with a record-breaking opening weekend (beating out such high profile documentaries as the Oscar winning AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH an...

INDIAN CINEMA AT IFFI REFLECTS LINGUISTIC VARIETY AND VISION

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A large variety of Indian Cinema at IFFI-06 brings forth the wide linguistic variety with different visions, perceptions and approaches to the medium. The Festival pays tributes to two greats of Indian cinema Prithviraj Kapoor and Sachin Deb Burman. Prithiviraj Kapoor began his career in the year 1929 and through his large body of work from Do Dhari Talwar, his debut film, to films like Sikander, Mughal-e-Azam and Kal Aaj Aur Kal, whereas Sachin Deb Burman, beginning his career in the year 193...

Indian Cinema at IFFI reflects linguistic variety and vision

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A large variety of Indian Cinema at IFFI-06 brings forth the wide linguistic variety with different visions, perceptions and approaches to the medium. The Festival pays tributes to two greats of Indian cinema Prithviraj Kapoor and Sachin Deb Burman. Prithiviraj Kapoor began his career in the year 1929 and through his large body of work from Do Dhari Talwar, his debut film, to films like Sikander, Mughal-e-Azam and Kal Aaj Aur Kal, whereas Sachin Deb Burman, beginning his career in the year 1937...

The First ‘Cyprus International Film Festival’ Review!

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March 24th saw the kick-off of the 1st Cyprus International Film Festival. The CIFF opened with the Cyprus premiere of the recent Oscar nominated film ‘Transamerica’, starring Felicity Huffman. Over 130 films were screened during the chaotic four-day event. Being a competitive festival there were almost too many films for the VIP jurors to review. Those having the mammoth task of awarding the statuettes included, among others, such prestigious names as Hollywood film producer Gregory Cascant...

Brief Encounters Awards winners

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Brief Encounters: 11th Bristol International Short Film Festival(23-27th November 2005, Watershed Media Centre)According to The Guardian newspaper : "The UK’s most important film festival"Britain’s biggest short film festival, BRIEF ENCOUNTERS, celebrated the very best in short film-making last night (26th November) with the presentation of their ten prestigious awards at a packed ceremony at Bristol’s Watershed Media Centre.Last year’s double award winners – Sam Hearn and Richard Penf...

Film Bazar is open at IFFI 2005 in Goa

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Film Bazar , an exhibition and co-ordination center for global film business has been inaugurated by Shri Jaipal Reddy, as a part of IFFI-2005 at Kala Academy by lighting ceremonial Lamp. Film Bazar aims at facilitating the sale & purchase of films and film production equipment and items. It act as a networking platform for presenting and promoting films and exploring business opportunities. The participation includes amongst others , Indian film exporters Association, Children Film Society of I...

25th Atlantic Film Festival closes with awards

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The 25th Atlantic Film Festival (September 15-24) announced today 14 of the 15 Atlantic Film Festival awards of 2005. The winners are as follows: Atlantic Canadian Awards:Best Atlantic Short Film ($5,000 services)Tim Wilson – The Last WeirOutstanding Writer’s Award Daniel MacIvor and Amnon Buchbinder – Whole New ThingRex Tasker Award for Best Documentary ($1,000 cash)Andrea Dorfman – Sluts: The DocumentaryOutstanding Performance by an Actor – MaleDaniel MacIvor and Aaron Webber – Who...

IndieLisboa 2005 winners

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Here is the winners list of this year's edition of IndieLisboa 2005.Best feature filmTHE FOREST FOR THE TREES, by Maren Ade (Germany)Special mention to an actorTONI SERVILLO, in LE CONSEGUENZE DELL'AMORE, by Paolo Sorrentino (Italy)Best Short FilmUNDRESSING MY MOTHER, by Ken Wardrop (United Kingdom)Special mention to a short featureEVERYTHING WAS LIFE, by Ellie Land (United Kingdom)Tóbis Prize for Best Portuguese Feature FilmADRIANA, by Margarida GilAIP/ FUJIFILM Prize for Best Cinematography i...

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