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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

‘Stavroula’ (2011) at TDF

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            The Greek documentary film ‘Stavroula’ (2011) screened at the 14th Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival. 21 year-old filmmaker Ira Dika’s debut proves a delightfully insightful and soulful film about an elderly Greek woman, Stavroula, seen through the eyes of the filmmaker herself, Ira, a young woman. In the film, Stavroula says to Ira: “Everything flows and nothing...

International Film Festival Rotterdam attracts filmmakers from around the globe

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  The International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) welcomes some 2,500 professional guests this year. Filmmakers expected to attend include Michel Gondry, Wang Xiaoshuai, Lucas Belvaux, Miike Takashi, Mohammad Rasoulof, Tsukamoto Shinya, Aki Kaurismäki, Andrea Arnold, Steve McQueen, Julió Bressane, Kobayashi Masahiro, Eric Khoo, Bouli Lanners, Ruben Östlund and Garin Nugroho as well as some 250 other filmmakers. Actors expected to attend include Sophie Quinton and ...

Closing ceremony of 52nd TIFF

I POLI TON PEDION (THE CITY OF CHILDREN) By YORGOS GIKAPEPPAS, Producer and Screenwriter Yorgos Gikapeppas, Greece, 2011 wins two awards:1) THE GREEK FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION (PEKK) AWARD2) FIPRESCI AWARDS (in the Greek section)photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Closing ceremony of 52nd TIFF

I POLI TON PEDION (THE CITY OF CHILDREN) By YORGOS GIKAPEPPAS, Producer and Screenwriter Yorgos Gikapeppas, Greece, 2011 wins two awards: 1) THE GREEK FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION (PEKK) AWARD2) FIPRESCI AWARDS (in the Greek section) photo by Vanessa McMahon 

The Awards of the 68th Venice Film Festival

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VENEZIA 68  Golden Lion for Best Film  Faust by Aleksander Sokurov (Russia) Silver Lion for Best Director  Shangjun CAI for the film Ren Shan Ren Hai (People Mountain People Sea) (China - Hong Kong)   Special Jury Prize  Terraferma by Emanuele Crialese (Italy)   Coppa Volpi for Best Actor  Michael Fassbender in the film Shame by Steve McQueen (United Kingdom)   Coppa Volpi for Best Actress  Deanie Yip in the film Tao jie (A Simple Life) by Ann Hui (China - ...

Greek Film Attenberg wins Silver

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Cutting edge Greek film 'Attenberg' wins Silver Alexander at TIFF 2010  Attenberg (2010) Greek film by Athina Rachel Tsangari Summary: "Marina has grown up with her architect father in a small industrial community, almost cut off from the reality of the rest of the world. With the exception of her bizarre friendship with Bella and the companionship she shares with her ill father, Marina observes human behaviors from afar, almost with repugnance. Her guides in this world of humans are...

Jury awards to 'Attenberg'

Special Jury Award - Silver Alexander (10.000 euros) ATTENBERG By ATHINA RACHEL TSANGARI, Producers Angelos Venetis, Iraklis Mavroidis, Yorgos Lanthimos, Athina Rachel Tsangari, Maria Hatzakou, Screenwriter Athina Rachel Tsangari, Greece, 2010

Dancing with the Film Stars of Greece in Hollywood

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Dancing with theStars of Greecein Hollywood I have come to the conclusion that the hit TV show “Dancingwith the Stars” was inspired by the Greeks. On the 2nd day of theLos Angeles Greek Festival I was dancing through the films in my head. Matt Bolish,the main programmer has projected a personal passion in his choice of films.You feel that you are in Greeceand are surprised not to be when you leave the Egyptian theatre and view HollywoodBlvd...You discover that many Greek filmmakers like Per...

Stockholm international filmfest now among BAFTA recognized festivals

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21st Stockholm International Film Festival will take place 17-28 november 2010 The Stockholm International Film Festival is now established as one of the leading competitive film festivals in Europe. It is the only Nordic festival accredited by FIAPF and hosts a FIPRESCI-jury.  Last year 180 films from over 50 countries were presented to more than 130.000 public visitors, 450 journalists and 500 film professionals, directors, producers and actors. Among them were Andrea Arnold, Luc Besson, Lee...

FIFDH Paris 2010 Awards

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  > FIFDH Paris 2010 Awards : The 8th edition of the Paris International Film Festival on Human Rights (FIFDH) which took place at the Nouveau Latina cinema (4th arr.) from 9-16 March managed to reveal the complexity of human rights breaches as well as those of economic social and cultural rights (DESC) and civil and political rights. The juries of the "Creative Documentaries" and "Investigative reports" categories were made up of two teams of professional...

Audience Votes So far

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   Foreign documentary films over 45mn: 1. A MOTHER'S COURAGE: TALKING BACK TO AUTISM (Former title: The Sunshine Boy) (Iceland, 2009) Fridrik Thor Fridriksson 2. MONICA AND DAVID (USA, 2009) Alexandra Codina 3. DREAMLAND (Iceland, 2009) Thorfinnur Gudnason, Andri Snaer Magnason   Foreign documentary films under 45mn: 1. ODYSSEAS (Greece, 2010) Vahagn Karapetyan 2. SIX WEEKS (Poland, 2009) Marcin Janos Krawczyk 3. THE LAST TRUCK ...

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Festival thoughts from Yorgos Lanthimos, the director of Dogtooth.

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Greek provocateur Yorgos Lanthimos stirred up controversy and stunned audiences at Cannes this year with Dogtooth, ultimately walking away with the Un Certain Regard prize. UK audiences can now discover this truly unique film for themselves as it makes its LFF debut on Friday. My time will be spent… watching films, walking the streets of London. You really should see my film because… you saw images of it or you read about it and found it interesting. The first thing that s...

Un Certain Regard : “Dogtooth” by Yorgos Lanthimos

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Un Certain Regard opens its doors to a Greek film today, Dogtooth by  Yorgos Lanthimos. This second feature, following debut film Kinetta in 2005, portrays a deranged, dysfunctional family cut off from the outside world. Living a recluse existence, the three children have no choice but to abide by the rules their father has imposed. The only person allowed to visit is Christina, an employee at the father’s business, to satisfy the sexual urges of the son… Yorgos Lanthim...

Programme Monday May 18h 2009

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COMPÉTITION - Grand Théâtre Lumière 8:30 am, 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm: LOOKING FOR ERIC by Ken Loach – 1h56 11:30am and 10:30pm: ANTICHRIST by Lars Von Trier – 1h44 UN CERTAIN REGARD - Salle Debussy 11:00 am and 4:30 pm: IRENE (Irene) by Alain Cavalier - 1h25 2:00 pm : INDEPENDENCIA by Raya Martin - 1h17 10:00 pm: DOGTOOTH by Yorgos Lanthimos – 1h36 CANNES CLASSICS - Salle Buñuel 3:00 pm: A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY (Gu Ling Jie Shao Nian Sha Ren Shi Jian) by Edward Y...

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – Images of the 21st Century Awards

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The 11th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century  wrapped a 9 days event on March 22nd and awarded the following documentary filmmakers. AUDIENCE AWARDS: Sponsored by the Hellenic Red Cross The Hellenic Red Cross Audience Award for a film over 45' in the International Selection, accompanied by Euros 4,000, goes to: BURMA VJ - REPORTING FROM A CLOSED COUNTRY (BURMA VJ - REPORTER I ET LUKKET LAND) by Anders Hosbro Ostergaard, Denmark, 2008 The Helle...

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – Images of the 21st Century Awards

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The Hellenic Red Cross Audience Award for a film over 45’ in the International Selection, accompanied by Euros 4,000, goes to: BURMA VJ - REPORTING FROM A CLOSED COUNTRY (BURMA VJ - REPORTER I ET LUKKET LAND) by Anders Hosbro Ostergaard, Denmark, 2008The Hellenic Red Cross Audience Award for a film under 45’ in the International Selection, accompanied by Euros 2,000 goes to:FLOWERS OF RWANDA (FLORES DE RUANDA) by David Munoz, Spain, 2008The Hellenic Red Cross Audience Award for a Greek film ...

Manos Zakharias Press Conference at Thessaloniki

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Greek Director Manos Zakharias, whom TIFF honors with a retrospective to his work this year, talked about his films, Greek cinema and Greek filmmakers during a press conference that took place on Monday, November 17th. TIFF Director, Despina Mouzaki, launched the press conference saying: ‘Manos Zakharias is a deeply moral person and filmmaker. We wanted to introduce this side of the filmmaker to our audience this year, with a complete retrospective of his work. A work with Greek roots and ...

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