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AAIFF16 Closing Night Premiere of Front Cover Carpet Arrivals

By Maria Esteves – August 12, 2016 The 39th Asian American International Film Festival Closing Night Premiere of FRONT COVER, directed by Ray Yeung commenced Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the Museum of the Moving Image, New York. Closing night carpet arrivals included FRONT COVER cast and crew members director Ray Yeung, co-producers Chowee Leow, Stan Vidal Guingon; actors James Chen, Wayne Chang and actress Sonia Villani. FRONT COVER now playing at City Cinemas Village East Cinema, New ...

NYFF 2015 Review: Miles Ahead

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By Maria Esteves – October 12, 2015 MILES AHEAD is explosive, passionate, romantic and provocative! Actor Don Cheadle is Miles Davis incarnate. Cheadle’s directorial debut, a decade in the making, is truly a masterpiece. Set in the late 1970s, this creative music biopic captures the legendary Miles Davis (1926-1991) personal life, sense of humor and experience during his absence with the recording industry that ultimately led him to take the law into his own hands. Miles music s...

52nd NY Film Fest Closing Night Gala Presentation of Birdman Red Carpet Photos

By Maria Esteves – October 13, 2014 The 52nd New York Film Festival 2014 (NYFF52) Closing Night Gala Presentation of Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu was held at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center, Saturday, October 11, 9:00PM. Red carpet arrivals included industry executives, celebrity guests, cast and crew members. BIRDMAN in U.S. theaters Friday, October 17, 2014. Watch Trailer NYFF52 Closing Night Gala Presentation ...

AAIFF 2014 Closing Night Presentation of How To Fight In Six Inch Heels (Am Muu Giay Got Nhon)

By Maria Esteves – August 13, 2014 The 37th Asian American International Film Festival 2014 (AAIFF14) Closing Night Presentation of HOW TO FIGHT IN SIX INCH HEELS (Am Muu Giay Got Nhon), directed by Ham Tran, commenced Saturday, August 2, 7:30pm at City Cinema Village East theatre, New York. A special Q&A session with producer Timothy Linh Bui immediately followed moderated by festival operations consultant Judy Lei, AAIFF. Questions posed by the audience included "What inspired ...

NYJFF 2014 Closing Night Premiere of Ida Photo and Video Coverage

By Maria Esteves – February 1, 2014 The 23rd New York Jewish Film Festival 2014 (NYJFF 2014) Closing Night New York Premiere of IDA, directed by Pawel Pawlikowski commenced Thursday, January 23, at the Walter Reade Theater in Lincoln Center. A special Q&A session with director Pawlikowski moderated by director of cinematheque programming, Dennis Lim, Film Society of Lincoln Center, immediately followed the premiere. IDA in Theaters May 2014. View Trailer Questions posed to director ...

49th New York Film Festival Closing Night World Premiere of The Descendants

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By Maria Esteves – October 19, 2011 The 49th New York Film Festival 2011(NYFF 2011) presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center press screening of The Descendants, directed by Academy award-winning filmmaker Alexander Payne was held at Lincoln Center’s Gilman Theater, Sunday, October 15, 11:30 AM. A live press conference immediately followed with director Payne, casts members Amara Miller (Scottie King), Beau Bridges (cousin Hugh), George Clooney (Matt King), Judy Greer (Julie S...

49th Annual 2011 New York Film Festival Opens with Roman Polanski’s CARNAGE

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By Maria Esteves – September 27, 2011 The 49th Annual 2011 New York Film Festival (NYFF2011) commence Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 16, 2011 at Alice Tully Hall and the Walter Reade Theater, New York. Presented by The Film Society of Lincoln Center, NYFF annually showcase the best in international, classic, and cutting-edge independent cinema. This year’s Opening, Centerpiece, and Closing Night films are North American Premiere of CARNAGE, directed by Roman Polanski, MY WEEK...

12th New York Intl Latino Film Festival Closing Night World Premiere of OUR LATIN THING Red Carpet Photos

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By Maria Esteves – September 24, 2011 The 12th New York International Latino Film Festival 2011 (NYILFF11) Closing Night World Premiere of OUR LATIN THING (NUESTRA COSA), by Academy Award winning filmmaker Leon Gast commenced Saturday, August 20, 2011 at the AMC Empire Cinema. Presented by American Airlines, sponsored by Heineken, the 40th anniversary remastered edition of FANIA All-Stars musical documentary OUR LATIN THING (NUESTRA COSA) is now available on DVD. Prior to screening, one luc...

Closing night, SFF 2011

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photo from SFF press official site A surprise attendance of the world's most famous movie couple, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, came as a shock to all inside and outside of Sarajevo's National Theater on closing night of the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival on July 30th, 2011. Angelina has a special place in her heart for Bosnia's capital city as she has just finished her directorial debut which was shot in Bosnia, a love story set during the Yugoslav wars called, IN THE LAND OF BLOOD AND HONEY (2011...

54TH SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL TO WRAP WITH MATHIEU AMALRIC’S ON TOUR, MAY 5 AT CASTRO THEATRE

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 French Actor Mathieu Amalric Directs and Stars in This Sexy, Wistful Comedy, Featuring Burlesque Performers from San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles and New York San Francisco, CA – The 54th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 21–May 5) will close with On Tour, Mathieu Amalric’s directorial feature about brassy American burlesque performers touring the French countryside, 7:00 pm, Thursday, May 5 at San Francisco’s landmark movie palace the Cas...

IFFBoston 2009 - Closing Night & The World’s Greatest Dad

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Bobcat Goldthwait is funny. As with any entertainer, people may differ on their assessment of his comedic persona. In person, however - whether one-on-one or in front of a Q&A crowd - he has this natural, relaxed comedic pattern to his speech that can make even what should be a sad, dark story draw random chuckles and occasional outright laughter. This is a laughter born not from watching a clown perform, but from an appreciation for an experience shared with another human being. ...

2009 New York International Film & Art Festival Closing Night Red Carpet Arrivals

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By Maria Esteves - December 4, 2009 The 2009 New York International Film & Art Festival (NYIFAF09) presented by Independent Film Group and Independent Film Quarterly were held at the Village East Cinemas, New York, October 22 -29, 2009. NYIFAF annually present international independent films from emerging and established filmmakers, international art show, exhibits, seminars, special events, and after parties.  NYIFAF09 Closing Night premiere red carpet arrivals included festival founder...

47th New York Film Festival Closing Night Premiere “Broken Embraces” Red Carpet Photos

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By Maria Esteves - October 28, 2009 The 47th New York Film Festival 2009 (NYFF09) presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Closing Night Premiere of "BROKEN EMBRACES (LOS ABRAZOS ROTOS)," written/produced/directed by Pedro Almodóvar was held at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, on Sunday, October 11, 8:00 PM.  NYFF09 closing night red carpet arrivals included cast of actors, directors, producers, industry executives, and celebrity guests. BROKEN EMBRACES, a Sony Pictures...

9th NYILFF Closing Night World Premiere of “THE MINISTERS” Red Carpet Photos

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By Maria Esteves - September 3, 2008  The 9th Annual New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) 2008 Closing Night World Premiere of THE MINISTERS, directed by Franc Reyes presented by HBO and sponsored by Heineken was held at the Directors Guild Theater, Saturday, July 26, 7:00 PM.  2008 NYILFF Closing Night Premiere of THE MINISTERS After Party immediately followed at Spotlight Live venue with special performances by LUMIDEE and MALVERDE. 2008 NYILFF Closing Night World Premie...

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NIFF Closing Night Red Carpet

Claire Danes and Mamie Gummer talk to the press along the red carpet at the world premiere of Evening, the Closing Night film for NIFF 2007

NIFF Red Carpet

Jasons Clarke and Isaacs of Showtime's Brotherhood (set in nearby Providence) attend the red carpet world premiere of Evening, the Closing Night film for NIFF 2007

Cinequest 17 Wraps

Monday, March 12—The Cinequest Film Festival may not generate buzz about industry distribution deals or celebrity sightings, but a record-breaking 70,102 indie film lovers joined several hundred filmmakers and technology innovators in downtown San Jose for the 12-day salute to all things maverick. Writer-director-cinematographer Stephane Gauger, Executive Producer Timothy Linh Bui (director of GREEN DRAGON, co-producer of THREE SEASONS) and actor Cat Ly (JOURNEY FROM THE FALL) closed the festi...

Sundance Closing Night

Thursday, January 4----The Sundance Film Festival, which opens two weeks from today with the world premiere of the documentary-cum-animation film CHICAGO 10, has announced that the film LIFE SUPPORT, written and directed by Nelson George, will be its Closing Night gala on Friday, January 26th. The film, which is a world premiere, is a fictionalized account of the true story of a mother who overcame an addiction to crack and became a positive role model and AIDS activist in the black communi...

"21 Up America" To Close SILVERDOCS

Wednesday, June 7---Inspired by the seminal 7 UP films of British director Michael Apted, which followed the same group of youngsters at ages 7, 14 and 21, the SILVERDOCS AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival will present the premiere of 21 UP AMERICA, directed by Christopher Quinn. The film is the third installment in a series that has recorded the same subjects at ages 7 and 14, and now turns its focus on what it is like to be 21 in America today. The film provides a provocative case s...

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