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Documentary Chasing Ice Opens in New York

By Maria Esteves – November 12, 2012 The New York Premiere of CHASING ICE, directed by Jeff Orlowski commenced Friday, November 9, at the Cinema Village. A special Q&A discussion with filmmaker Orlowski and National Geographic photographer James Balog, director, Extreme Ice Survey (EIS) immediately followed. Questions posed by the audience to director Orlowski and Balog included What was the budget for the making of the film, How did you pick the Glaciers, Do you have plans to show th...

9th development filmdays in Austria focus on Madagascar

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The 9th development filmdays take place fro the 30th of november until the 5th of december in cinemas in austria/europe. 2012 we bring movies from and about madagascar.   we invite filmmakers and distributors to send us their works but ask to provide only movies which fullfill our criterias which are: - movies should be made in or about madagascar. - we search for short movies, features, documentaries.   looking forward to your entries.   ...

Delta - Oil’s Dirty Business

Tiburon Film Society will present "Delta - Oil’s Dirty Business" at the Bay Model located at 2100 Bridgeway in Sausalito on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 @ 6 PM. Running Time:  64 minutes Country:  Greece Genre:  Documentary Director: Yorgos Avgeropoulos At the Delta of the Niger River in Nigeria, where a vast proportion of the planet's oil is excavated, bomb attacks, abductions and murders

VIVAN LAS ANTIPODAS! (2011) –(LONG LIVE THE ANTIPODES!)

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            Victor Kossakovsky’s VIVAN LAS ANTIPODAS! (2011) –(LONG LIVE THE ANTIPODES!) premiered this year at the 68th Venice Film Festival and most recently screened to audiences at the 14th Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival. It is for me one of the most memorable documentaries since Ron Fricke’s BARAKA (1992), similar in form as a type of guided meditation which takes us ar...

VIVAN LAS ANTIPODAS! (2011) –(LONG LIVE THE ANTIPODES!)

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            Victor Kossakovsky’s VIVAN LAS ANTIPODAS! (2011) –(LONG LIVE THE ANTIPODES!) premiered this year at the 68th Venice Film Festival and most recently screened to audiences at the 14th Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival. It is for me one of the most memorable documentaries since Ron Fricke’s BARAKA (1992), similar in form as a type of guided meditation which takes us a...

LOOK AGAIN there is no Planet B

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This year's  Sundance Film Festival theme, LOOK AGAIN was intended to mean  < Look again at the world and your place within it>  question your pre-conceived notions and assumptions, shake up and readjust your perception on issues, but to more reality based observers, it could also be interpreted as   <Look Again at Broken America>  the broken lives, broken homes, broken Banking/ Financial/Economic institutions,its broken health care, schooling, welfare, criminal justice and p...

Sundance 2012: Look Again, there is no Planet B

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This year's Sundance Film Festival theme, LOOK AGAIN was intended to mean < Look again at the world and your place within it> question your pre-conceived notions and assumptions, shake up and readjust your perception on issues, but to more reality based observers, it could also be interpreted as the broken lives, broken homes, broken Banking/ Financial/Economic institutions,its broken health care, schooling, welfare, criminal justice and prison systems- all corroded by greed, corruption,...

Milcho Manchevski (top middle) in 1994

My interview with Milcho Manchevski... from Aruba to Sarajevo to Venice... 2011

Bosphorus River Tour at 30th IFF

MOTHERS (Macedonia, 2010) director Milcho Manchevski having fun on the Bosphorus River Tour at 30th IFF :-D

PRESS CONFERENCE AT 13TH TDF

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    Directors Anneta Papathanasiou (Τhe Nymphs of Hindu Kush), Katerina Patroni (Docville - 99 Laskareos St., Athens 61) and Lefteris Fylaktos (26.2 The Road to Here), whose films participate in the TDF international section, gave a press conference on Friday, March 18 2011. Anneta Papathanasiou was inspired to make The Nymphs of Hindu Kush when she became acquainted with the world of the Kalasha people through her teacher Athanassios Lerounis. Lerounis is the driving force behind Gr...

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Himalaya Film Festival USA 2010

Himalaya Film Festival USA 2010

Himalaya Film Festival USA 2010 Trailer

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The "Himalaya Film Festival USA 2010" will screen excellent films about the Himalayas including nature, culture, adventure, religion, conflict, development and so on. For details, please visit the official site at http://www.himalayafilmfestival.us.  ...

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New from South Africa's Apollo Film Festival

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Cutting edge, inimitably South African films have travelled abroad to win Oscars, Golden and Silver Bears and a golden Stallion. But nothing makes a film more relevant or poignant than seeing the flickering images of South Africa’s contemporary reality reflected in the eyes of local residents from the sleepy hamlet of Victoria West.Deep in the heart of the Karoo lies a little gem of tranquillity. Set to the rhythms of Merino sheep grazing, the dorp of Victoria West is definitely the place wher...

Orobie Film Festival highlights

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“MONTAGNA ITALIA” association, with the collaboration of Teamitalia, organizes the Third edition of the “Orobie Film Festival - International Festival of Mountain Documentary and Fictional Film”.It will take place in Bergamo (Lombardia – Italy) from the 27th to the 31th January of 2009.The idea of the Festival comes out from the awarness that the Orobic Alps and Lombardia represent a wonderful and prolific natural place from the economic and cultural point of view.To promote a better...

10th Thessaloniki Docu Fest: JOURNEY OF A RED FRIDGE - UP THE YANGTZE - THE WHISPERING OF THE TREES

             On Sunday, March 9, a press conference was given at the Green Room of the Olympion, in the context of the 10th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. The Lucian Muntean and Natasa Stankovic of the film Journey of a red fridge the director Tom Lemke and the producer Sebastian Runschke of the film The whispering of the trees and the director Yung Ghang of the film Up the Yangtze were present. Speaking about The whispering of...

A Global Welcome...

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In what has become a nice tradition for the launch of the All Roads Film Festival, this year's class of filmmakers and photographers gathered together with All Roads staff for an intimate Welcome Event in the secluded Hollywood Hills. Fresh off the plane from diverse locales such as Finland, India, Mongolia, Kashmir, Israel, Nigeria, New Zealand, and all over the U.S., new life-long relationships were sparked into reality as the 2007 All Roads Film Festival is now underway...Images by Becky Hale...

Himalaya Film Festival Tokyo 2006

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The Himalaya Film Festival Executive Committee will hold the Himalaya Film Festival Tokyo 2006 in August, 2006. The Himalaya Film Festival is the only international film festival for documentaries on the Himalayan region. It began in 2003 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, established by Himalaya Archief Nederland, a Dutch NGO.The Tokyo Festival will rethink the relationship between humans and nature in the context of the Himalayas. For this purpose, the festival is being jointly organised and hoste...

2005 FIFAM—A different look at the world around us!

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ANNOUNCING THE 2005 AWARD WINNERSMontreal, October 31, 2005 — The nine (9) 2005 ADVENTURA Prizes were awarded yesterday at the closing ceremony of the 4th Montreal International Adventure Film Festival (also know by its French acronym FIFAM). Over 170 films from the four corners of the world had been submitted in preselection and 38 of them were retained for the official selection presented to the Montreal public over 4 days, namely from October 27 to 30, 2005. This year, the prizes are reward...

FIFAM Montreal adventure and discovery Festival

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It is non stop film festival in Montreal!A solo crossing of the Arctic Circle, an expedition in search of Inca mummies, meetings with the Sherpa people, crossing Alaska on bicycle, diving at the heart of Patagonia’s glaciers, climbing icebergs in Greenland, paragliding down the Khumbu, exploring chasms in the Pyrenees, free falling in the Dolomites… FIFAM--the only Canadian Festival dedicated to human and sports adventure--takes place from Thursday October 27 to Sunday October 30 200538 film...

Cottbus Fest focus on Czech cinema at Karlovy Vary

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AT KARLOVY VARY, THE FILM FESTIVAL COTTBUS PRESENTS ITS FOCUS 2004:„NEW CZECH CINEMA: THE VELVET GENERATION“At the 39th International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary, the Film Festival Cottbus will be making its traditional presentation in the section „East of the West“, this year showing the film LITTLE MEN by Nariman Turebaev (France/Kazakhstan 2003). The film experienced its German premiere at last year’s festival in Cottbus.In addition, the Cottbus Festival - along with its media par...

Film Fest on Mountain 52nd edition next May in Trento

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INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF MOUNTAINS “CITTÀ DI TRENTO”From 2 to 9 May 2004, the 52nd year of the oldest cinema festival in the world dedicated to mountaineering, adventure and exploration, with a tribute to K2 “the 8000 metre peak of the Italians”Trento. With the year of Everest finally wrapped up, the spotlight moves to K2, “the 8000 metre peak of the Italians”. And the International Film Festival of Mountains, Exploration and Adventure “Città di Trento”, the oldest cinema...

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