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  SUBMIT YOUR TRAILER, TEASER OR PRESENTATION! Regular Deadline: April 30th, 2016 Click to Submit: http://filmmakers.com/festival/trailer/entry.htm     ...

LAMPEDUSA

Director: Peter Schreiner.

A woman, a man. The island of Lampedusa, where their escape routes intersect. Zakaria, in his late twenties, from Somalia, who has risked his life coming to the island on a small boat when fleeing civil war in his country. Giulia, in her mid-fifties, a tourist from Northern Italy, on the run from deep personal crises. Both have returned to the island. Giulia, recovered but facing a life-threatening illness, and Zakaria, as a journalist now living in Rome.

Denton Black Film Festival

Films that...Entertain...Educate...InspireThe  2016 Denton Black Film Festival (DBFF) will showcase films that entertain, educate, inspire, and communicate Black American cultural themes to the broader community as expressed through movies and art that reflect cultural mindset and changes through several generations of film-making.  The 2016 Denton Black Film Festival (DBFF) is a month long expo of engaging and entertaining films and events, culminating in a major screening of over 25 award-winning and/or though provoking films January 29-31. The Festival offers programming for the family inspired by the African-American experience.  DBFF seeks to offer the works of local, national and international filmmakers, that often are not seen by a broad audience and may not be recognized through major theatrical release.

Adem Başaran

Director: Orhan İnce.

Mesut Basaran is a Kurdish boy who is Turkish citizen and live in southern province of Turkey. In 1993, Mesut and family forced to migration by politics and they move to big city, İstanbul. 

Mesut and family starts a new life in this new city. Mesut goes to school several times. Mesut's little brother Adem Basaran is also lives in same conditions. They don't know how to live in İstanbul. Because their Turkish and also their money are not enough. Mesut has to make a choice.

Visionaria Festival in Siena to project TWO Westlake films in October...

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Visionaria Film Festival in Siena, Italy has just accepted "Games People Play" (2014) and "The Martini Effect" (2013) from Ron de Cana Productions for their 22nd edition, October 8-17, 2015. Both films were written and helmed by Dawn Westlake. "Games People Play" was shot on the Canon C500 by Jon Carr. "The Martini Effect" was shot by Brandon Bondehagen on the C300. Both cameras were provided by Canon USA, Inc. because Westlake was named a Canon Platinum F...

Montreal World Film Festival 2015 Best Director Award - ex-aequo Georgi Balabanov & Mikko Kuparinen

    THE PETROV FILE (Bulgaria/Germany) directed by Georgi Balabanov (screenplay: Georgi Balabanov, Jean-Claude Carriere) A prominent stage actor makes his return after the fall of the communist regime. Soon after, he gets an offer to lead a new political party. Can art and politics be separated under the "new" regime?  Balabanov’s clever approach to his story and characters created a piece that immediately captures the viewer's attention, w...

She’s Funny That Way, Review: Screwball sex comedy, the Bogdanovich way

She’s Funny That Way, Review: Screwball sex comedy, the Bogdanovich way In Ernst Lubitsch’s Cluny Brown (1946), Charles Boyer, playing Adam Belinski, says to Jennifer Jones, “In Hyde Park, some people like to feed nuts to the squirrels. But if it makes you happy to feed squirrels to the nuts, who am I to say nuts to the squirrels?” Writer-director Peter Bogdanovich liked this phrase so much, that he made it the title for his latest film, included an acknowledged clip ...

SHE WHO MUST BURN (d: Larry Kent, Canada, 2015) - World premiere at Montreal's Fantasia

Once again, recently closed Fantasia International Film Festival (19th edition, July 14 - August 5, Montreal 2015), the largest genre film festival in North America, has offered an incredible program. Among 22 world premieres, a special place belongs to She Who Must Burn, a “burning” piece by legendary iconoclastic filmmaker Larry Kent, pioneer of Canadian independent scene since early 1960ies. Unfortunately, Kent is not so widely known even in Canada, yet he made more than a dozen...

Mirror Mountain Film Festival

Mirror Mountain Film Festival brings the best in independent, alternative and underground cinema to Canada’s capital. We are a diverse and inclusive festival that welcomes all types of films and all types of people to share in the collective cinema experience. Our mission is to promote unique and original creative voices from the Ottawa-Gatineau region and from around the world. Mirror Mountain showcases innovative, groundbreaking and unconventional films in a wide variety of genres, including drama, documentary, animation, experimental, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, dance and music videos. In addition to film screenings, the festival features engaging, community-oriented activities such as live performances, hybrid media presentations, interactive exhibits, parties, panel discussions, Q&A sessions and more. Our events aim to connect filmmakers both with audiences and with one another, and to support artists through educational and professional development opportunities.

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PLASTICS

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Youtube link was just added for PLASTICS a MATT HEWES FILM. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Un6ZF5UJkJM&list=UUvAXLwJkYlcsyHizPYcHGog Check all videos   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Un6ZF5UJkJM&list=UUvAXLwJkYlcsyHizPYcHGog     ...

PLASTICS Trailer Revealed

Ex-Detective Haversheim is a broken man.  He quit the force after he was promoted detective, because he could not solve the "plastic killer" case. The  "plastic killer" was a prostitute  who killed 18 "johns" and wrapped them in plastic.  A year later, a body shows up wrapped plastic. Ex-detective Haversheim has a chance to redeem himself and catch the killer, But,  at what cost? ...

Bittersweet Japanese short film "Yukuharu" now available to watch freely

After screening at film festivals around the world, bittersweet Japanese short film "Yukuharu" (13m) is now available to view freely on Viddsee, an excellent site specializing in Asian shorts: Yukuharu on Viddsee ...

PLASTICS Trailer

An intimate look into a broken ex-detective's interrogation of the "plastic" serial killer.  A prostitute who killed 17 johns and  eluded capture by becoming a transgender.  

Uninhabitable

Director: Osman Oguz Ogun.
Samet, who endeavors to survive by working as a news editor in a TV channel in the city at which he has arrived dreaming to be a director, wants to end his life but he doesn't have enough courage to do it. Just like any other day, he receives a news to edit which will be a breakpoint for his routine life.

MAHFUZ

Director: Baris Hanciogullari.

Mahfuz, an ordinary man in his thirties, finds out that there is a blank spot in his memory... 

The film is about, on a symbolic level, the lack of collective memory in Turkey and the society’s collective trauma due to the awful things happened in the past.

PLASTICS is entering the festival circuit

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Ex-Detective Haversheim is a broken man.  He quit the force after he was promoted detective, because he could not solve the "plastic killer" case. The  "plastic killer" was a prostitute  who killed 18 "johns" and wrapped them in plastic.  A year later, a body shows up wrapped plastic. Ex-detective Haversheim has a chance to redeem himself and catch the killer, But,  at what cost? ...

PLASTICS

Director: Matt Hewes.

A broken detective quits the force after the trail of the "plastic killer", a prostitute who killed 15 "johns" and disappears. The detective gets a clue that helps him to finish what he started. At to what cost?

11th Annual New York Television Festival: Submit an original comedy TV pilot; land a deal with Comedy Central!

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NYTVF's  11th Annual Independent Pilot Competition is now accepting original TV, web and digital series pilots, 4-60 minutes in ALL genres.   The NYTVF is like no other Festival in the world: offering indie creators year-round opportunities to submit, providing unprecedented access to TV buyers and decision-makers, and awarding GUARANTEED deals from top networks including Comedy Central,  A&E, and much more!   Someone is guaranteed to walk away with these deals.....

La Releve

Director: Christophe Previte.

A man, a business executive, whose only known weakness is excessive reading (and maybe a rather cold attitude) is suddenly suspended, following a complaint from one of his colleagues for mental harassment and physical violence. Feigning indifference at first, the man goes off without a word but, overcome with rage, he decides to abandon everything and from then on, wanders aimlessly through the countryside. Until one day, he comes across the inert and wounded body of a woman lying on the side of a deserted country road. Who is this woman? What is her story? Why has she fallen down there? And why is Arthur Rimbaud's Cahier de Douai "resting" on the ground beside her? Alternately indifferent, hesitant, sheepish, the man is finally going to make a choice: help her up in his own way, with his own words... And his tenderness too...
 

Daewit /Däwit @ Berlinale Shorts - 65. Berlin international Film festival

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Trailer - Daewit / Däwit

Trailer of "Daewit" (oig. Däwit) by David Jansen ©2015 Fabian&Fred   http://daewit.fabianfred.com https://www.facebook.com/daewit

Poster of Daewit / Däwit

Poster of "Daewit" (oig. Däwit) by David Jansen ©2015 Fabian&Fred   http://daewit.fabianfred.com https://www.facebook.com/daewit

Daewit /Däwit @ ITFS Festival of Animation Stuttgart

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Official Selection International Competition: http://www.itfs.de/festival/wettbewerbe/internationaler-wettbewerb/wettbewerbsbeitraege-iw/   "Daewit" (oig. Däwit) by David Jansen ©2015 Fabian&Fred   http://daewit.fabianfred.com https://www.facebook.com/daewit ...

Daewit /Däwit @ Filmfest Dresden

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27. Filmfest Dresden Official Selection http://www.filmfest-dresden.de/deutsch/programm/festival+programm/festival+programm.html   "Daewit" (oig. Däwit) by David Jansen ©2015 Fabian&Fred   http://daewit.fabianfred.com https://www.facebook.com/daewit ...

New York International Short Film Festival | Call for Entries

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The New York International Short Film Festival (NY Shorts Fest) showcases the finest short-form cinema from around the world to enthusiastic audiences in the vibrant filmmaking enclave of New York City. NY Shorts Fest offers short-form filmmakers an ideal platform to screen their film and gain recognition in the heart of New York City. NY Shorts Fest premiered Ricky Gervais ‘Derek” in 2012, which became a popular British television show written, directed and starring Ricky Gerva...

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