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Establishment of the Wim Wenders Foundation in Düsseldorf

Beat Wismer (Generaldirektor der Stiftung Museum Kunstpalast), Bernd Desinger (Direktor Filmmuseum Düsseldorf), Hans-Georg Lohe (Kulturdezernent Stadt Düsseldorf), Donata und Wim Wenders, Petra Müller(Geschäftsführerin der Film- und Medienstiftung NRW), Marc Jan Eumann (Medienstaatssekretär des Landes NRW). People around the globe have seen the films of Wim Wenders, many have been affected by them, and some of these f...

Excellence Award Moët & Chandon for Gael García Bernal in Locarno

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The 65th edition of the Festival del film Locarno will take place 1-11 August, 2012. Mexican actor Gael García Bernal will be attending the 65th edition of the Festival del film Locarno to receive an Excellence Award Moët & Chandon. The award ceremony will be held on Wednesday 8 August at 21:30 on the Piazza Grande, before the screening of his latest film, Pablo Larraín’s No (2012). Gael García Bernal is the second actor, along with Charlotte Rampling, to receive this year...

John Landis expected at 2012 Victoria Film Festival

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Acclaimed Filmmaker John Landis confirmed as a guest for the 2012 Victoria Film Festival.Victoria Film Festival Presents:John Landis in the House with Richard Crouse.Saturday, February 4 • 7:00 PM • Vic TheatreCelebrated filmmaker John Landis has been confirmed as a special guest for the 2012 Victoria Film Festival, where he will be joined by film critic Richard Crouse for an exclusive discussion during a special event and screening.Landis is best known for his comedies, including National L...

A retrospective of Wim Wenders

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  2nd. Malatya International Film Festival will be held from 18th to 24th November 2011.  With the support of the Malatya Apricot Research, Development and Promotion Foundation and Malatya Governorship, festival is led by Malatya Governor Ulvi Saran and organized by World Mass Media Research Foundation.  The Festival will be bringing the best Wim Wenders films to the festival goers in Malatya this year.  One of the most important representatives of the ‘New German Cinema’, Wim Wend...

sehsüchte 2011 Wim Wenders

sehsüchte 2011's retrospective was dedicated to German filmmaker Wim Wenders. 

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Wim Wenders at Plus Camerimage Festival

Godard Or Hockey: Choices Abound On Toronto Film Festival Opening Day

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Well, one can't say that the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) which opens this evening, does not offer its audience a wide range of choices. On its opening night, film lovers can decide to sample the official Festival Opener, a campy Canadian hockey musical (yes, you read that correctly) titled SCORE: A HOCKEY MUSICAL by local filmmaker Michael McGowan or the latest movie meditation by one of the art form's masters Jean-Luc Godard. FILM SOCIALISM, presented in the Festival's Masters se...

Gifford will host a masterclass at Abycine

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ABYCINE – ALBACETE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, SPAIN The eleventh edition of Abycine arrives to Albacete, Spain, from 25th September to 2nd of October 2009 - a new standard for lovers of young and upcoming film. Abycine continues to be at the forefront of new cinema and digital creations. This year’s line-up is as strong as ever. That’s why this festival is unmissable, and is continually one of the festivals of the year. Author of Wild at Heart, Lost Highway and Dance with the DevilBARRY...

Udine Fareast Line-up

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    FEEF 11: AN EXTRAORDINARY EDITION!!! FOR THE OPENING NIGHT ON FRIDAY 24TH APRIL, A FANTASTIC DOUBLE-BILL OF EUROPEAN PREMIERES: ACTION MOVIE ONG BAK 2 AND THE BRILLIANT BLACK COMEDY CRAZY RACER!! TWO GOALS SCORED BY THAILAND AND CHINA… For Far East Film, number 11 is truly… an extraordinary edition!!! Having already reported on a decade of Asian cinema, up until the year 2008, historicallywitnessing and travelling through the unique richness ...

Early Review: The Lucky Ones

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This isn't your average road trip buddy movie. In the wake the of Iraq War, The Lucky Ones tell a story from a fictional perspective about three injured soliders that return home after their tour from Iraq. Cheever (Tim Robbins) finds himself in a compromising situation when there is an unexpected blackout at the airport. All of the flights are cancelled. He runs into TK (Michael Pena) who is looking to go to Las Vegas to meet with a medical pofessional for an embarrassing injury that he...

Wim Wenders: King of the Road , Tribute from London BFI

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BFI Southbank Programme HighlightsWim Wenders: King of the Road, Part OneIn at the start of the ‘New German Cinema’ and reinventing himself constantly ever since, Wim Wenders is the quintessential post-modern auteur, seduced by Hollywood, but remaining European to his very core. Throughout January and February we will celebrate his career with a season that includes new prints of many titles, including The American Friend (1977) and The State of Things (1982).In Wim Wenders’ masterpiece In...

Wim Wenders: King of the Road , Tribute from London BFI

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BFI Southbank Programme HighlightsWim Wenders: King of the Road, Part OneIn at the start of the ‘New German Cinema’ and reinventing himself constantly ever since, Wim Wenders is the quintessential post-modern auteur, seduced by Hollywood, but remaining European to his very core. Throughout January and February we will celebrate his career with a season that includes new prints of many titles, including The American Friend (1977) and The State of Things (1982).In Wim Wenders’ masterpiece In...

Two part Wenders retrospective at London BFI

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In at the start of the 'New German Cinema'and reinventing himself constantly ever since, Wim Wenders is the quintessential post-modern auteur, seduced (sometimes dangerously) by Hollywood, but remaining European to his very core. The BFI is hosting a major two-part Wim Wenders retrospective from 1 Jan - 29 Feb 2008. The season includes an extended run of Alice in the Cites, brand new prints of several more of his seminal road movies and the chance to hear one of the most distinctive European a...

Mockumentary Of Legendary Funny Man Kicks Off Fort Lauderdale Fest

Friday, October 12-------The 22nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, known as the "longest film event in the world", will launch its month-long marathon of film screenings, receptions and special events on October 15th, with the premiere of a comic documentary on legendary funny man Jonathan Winters.CERTIFIABLY JONATHAN is a “dadamentary” directed by James Pasternak, that weaves in and out of the bi-polar world of Jonathan Winters, the film and television comic kno...

Mockumentary Of Legendary Funny Man Kicks Off Fort Lauderdale Fest

Friday, October 12-------The 22nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, known as the "longest film event in the world", will launch its month-long marathon of film screenings, receptions and special events on October 15th, with the premiere of a comic documentary on legendary funny man Jonathan Winters.CERTIFIABLY JONATHAN is a “dadamentary” directed by James Pasternak, that weaves in and out of the bi-polar world of Jonathan Winters, the film and television comic kno...

Gael Garcia Bernal Makes Directorial Debut

 Wednesday, September 13---------Mexican hearthrob Gael Garcia Bernal (AMORES PORRES, Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN, THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES) has made his directorial debut, which is getting it s North American premeire here at the Toronto International Film Festival (after bowing at the Cannes Film Festival). DEFICIT is a low-budget drama that focuses on class differences in Mexico. The story is an adaptation of an episode of "Ruta 32," a series that his production company Canana Films has be...

A full slate of events

Debuting its slate of local and international films, and welcoming filmmakers and stars to town, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival opened over the weekend to enthusiastic audiences. Sienna Miller, Guy Pearce, and director George Hickenlooper were lauded by a packed house at the Arlington Theatre on Thursday as “Factory Girl,” a film about 1960s “It Girl” Edie Sedgwick, who was born and tragically died in Santa Barbara. Also in attendance were Edie’s brother Jonathan Sedgwi...

The USA Film Festival announces shedule of events

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The USA Film Festival 22nd Annual KidFilm® Festival, DallasJanuary 21-22, 2006The USA Film Festival’s 22nd annual KidFilm® Festival announces the schedule of events taking place Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22, 2006 at the Angelika Film Center, 5321 East Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, Texas.SPECIAL PROGRAMSTribute to the Wonderful World of Rosemary WellsKidFilm pays tribute to one of contemporary children’s literature’s most beloved author/illustrators, Rosemary Wells. For nearly...

Wim Wenders to be honored at Miami Film Festival

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German auteur director Wim Wenders will be feted with the Career Achievement Tribute by the Miami International Film Festival, which will be held from March 3 to 12. Wenders joins a distinguished roster of Festival honorees including actress/director Liv Ullmann, Spanish director Carlos Saura and Brazilian director Hector Babenco.“We are proud to pay tribute to this legendary director, writer, and producer whose contribution to the spirit of independent cinema continues to inspire filmmakers a...

Alexander Payne will preside over Cannes Un certain Regard

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Alexander Payne will be the president of the Un Certain Regard Jury, an official selection of the Festival de Cannes, from May 11th to 22nd.An American filmmaker, Alexander Payne directed Citizen Ruth, his first feature, in 1996. In 2002, About Schmidt, the lead played by Nicholson, was selected at Cannes then nominated for an Oscar before being awarded the Golden Globe for best screenplay. He received the same award again in 2005 for his latest film, Sideways, which has been a great popular and...

Wenders and Edgar Reitz honored at Manheim fest

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Two German, Wim Wenders and Edgar Reitz, receive Master of Cinema-Award of the International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg Mannheim-Heidelberg (IFMH), October 2004 – Two Old Masters of German cinema shall be honoured Master of Cinema at this year’s 53rd International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg. Edgar Reitz, one of the masterminds of New German Cinema, co-author of the “Oberhausener Manifest” and fantastic storyteller, presents his most important and also longest film, the trilog...

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