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THE COLLEGIUM Forum & Television Program Berlin, William Greaves & Audrey Henningham

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The Distinguished Filmmaker William Greaves, who was an invited guest to the Berlin Film Festival and Actress-Painter, Audrey Henningham. Both were kind enough to accept an invitation to appear on THE COLLEGIUM Forum & Television Program Berlin, during their Berlin visit. Production & Direction: Fountainhead Tanz Theatre Berlin Only when Lions have historians, will hunters cease being heroes. African Proverb. ...

THE COLLEGIUM Forum & Television Program Berlin, A.Prettyman, D. Diene-UNESCO

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Prof. Alfred Prettyman, Dr. Doudou Diene-UNESCO-The Slave Route Project, Ode to Carnell - Mr Magic Feet - Lyons, Guests,Tap & Tray, Cinema, A Man Without Limits, Featuring Carnell Lyons, Teaching & Performing. "I may not make it if I try, but I damn sure won't if I don't...Oscar Brown Jr Only when Lions have Historians, will hunters cease being heroes. African Proverb Production & Direction: Fountainhead Tanz Theatre, Black International Cinema Berlin, Footprin...

THE COLLEGIUM Forum & Television Program Berlin

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Conversation with Gregor, Free Mumia, Act-In gegen die Todesstrafe, Against the Death Death Penalty, Black International Cinema Berlin, Fountainhead Tanz Theatre Berlin, Footprints in the Sand? Exhibition, A HUMAN EXPERIENCE/EINE MENSCHLICHE ERFAHRUNG Free Mumia, Conversation with Gregor, Human Rights Wall Of Respect Berlin ...

THE COLLEGIUM Forum & Television Program Berlin, Kaveh Ghahremany-IRAN-Filmmaker

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A Conversation with the filmmaker, Kaveh Ghahremany, Islamic Republic of Iran,during the XXIV. Black International Cinema Berlin 2009. Rathaus Schöneberg, Berlin/Germany Moderator: Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith ...

ÉCU interviews stars at "All Senses"

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The ÉCU team enjoyed a night of fantastic indie films and delicious sushi at the “All Senses” event at the Palais de Toyko on Friday night. Fashionistas and film enthusiasts alike flooded onto the patio to enjoy a drink (or two) and take in the stunning view of the Eiffel Tour. We shot an interview with Vicki Mather, recipient of the Best Student Film at ÉCU 2011 for “Stanley Pickle”, as she shared her upcoming plans, creative direction, and thoughts on developing technolo...

Interview with Rita Broka winner of Best European Independent Documentary with her film "M Ferma"

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ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival 2012 hosted its 7th edition, March 30th through April 1st where “M Farm” won Best European Documentary. Rita Broka worked as a journalist for an evening news programme called “Panorama,” a 90′s patriotic talkshow in Latvia.  Now she feels she has fully become a “film person.” This was especially felt after the National Film Centre in Latvia raised hope and mentioned they would honor several films  produced by Broka. ...

Interview with director Umit Unal at Istanbul Film Festival (8/4/2012)

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Ümit Ünal, who competes for the Golden Tulip in the National Competition selection at Istanbul Film Festival, returns to films confined to a single space with The Pomegranate as he did in 9 and Ara. He fits justice, beliefs, injustice, fantastic elements, a surprising screenplay, revenge, and change into this small space. The Pomegranate will be screened on Sunday, April 8 at 13.30 at Atlas Sineması. Interview: Ceyda Aşar   - Your films 9, Ara and The Pomegrana...

Oonagh Kearney : "Her Mother's Daughters" Interview

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by Alexander Acosta Osorio ÉCU 2012 winner for Best Editing “Her Mother’s Daughters”, director Ooanagh Kearney dishes on her film as well as inspiration, challenges and what the future holds for her. This interview was written couple of weeks before ÉCU 2012 festival. “Her Mother’s Daughters”  tells the story of an older woman who stands by a window in an empty house. Her daughters have flown the nest.  As she waits for them to call, their memory is brought ...

INTERVIEW WITH ÉCU 2011 WINNERS, FABIEN AND GABRIELLA FROM 27M2

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As we count down to ÉCU 2012, we decided to sit down with the directors of last year’s Film of the Festival, 27m2, Gabriella Cserhati and Fabien Lartigue and discuss their experience with ÉCU, then and now, and their thoughts on independent filmmaking. What was it like participating in ÉCU 2011? Fabien: It was very cool. Was this your first festival? Gabriella: For this film it was the first festival, yeah. It was great, we didn’t believe it. Actually we were so su...

Interview with the make up artist Manlio Rocchetti and the dubber Rodolofo Bianchi

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  http://www.ecufilmfestival.com/?p=10005 Accademia Nazionale del Cinema: the tricks of the trade of an Oscar Prize and a King of dubbers. Last month ÉCU on the road, made a stop in Bologna, at the Accademia Nazionale del Cinema, for a double screening! The Accademia hosts five courses attended by students from over 60 Italian cities. The original mission, namely to educate and prepare students in order for them to be able to understand, confront and successfully overcome th...

"A.L.I.C.E." director interviewed by Canadian festival

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The Silver Wave Film Festival in Fredericton, NB, Canada interviews producer/director Dawn Westlake about her 2010 film "A.L.I.C.E." for the 2011 edition of their festival: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvwyf65t02I&feature=related ...

David Vashadze talks to ÉCU about the Georgian National Film Center

David Vashadze of the Georgian National Film Center tells us why his organisation has teamed up with ÉCU The European Independent Film Festival. // David Vashadze de la center nationale du film géorgienne explique pourquoi son organisation est devenue un partenaire d'ÉCU le festival européen du film independant.

Oscar winner Mark Berger chats to ÉCU in Georgia

Mark Berger, winner of four Academy Awards for best sound with Apocalypse Now, The English Patient, The Right Stuff and Amadeus chats to ÉCU in Georgia. Mark holds the record for the most Oscar nominations that resulted in wins! //   Mark Berger, le gagnant de 4 Academy Awards pour le meilleure son des films Apocalypse Now, The English Patient, The Right Stuff et Amadeus parle à ÉCU en Georgie. Mark dé ...

‘ Red in the Water’ - director Mikel Gurrea ECU 2012 New submission Interview

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By Alexander Acosta Osorio culturamas.es “Legend tells the hero cut off the head of Medusa and threw it to the water. However, the blood of that head became a red stone under the sea. That is the origin of coral. In the early 20th century, a deaf fisherman will bring the myth to life.” Mikel Gurrea was born in Donostia-San Sebastian, in the Basque country. When he was 18, he moved to Barcelona to study Audiovisual Communications at the Pompeu Fabra University. Whil...

IFQ Film Festival Nov. 10th - 13th

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Independent Film Quarterly Film & New Media Festival - NYC Submission Deadline: July 29th, 2011Festival Location: New York City Independent Film Quarterly Film & New Media Festival is a first of its kind where a film magazine brings together both new media and film in a competitive-festival setting. The Festival will screen a selection of short- and long-form works that exhibit strong personal visions combined with the highest standards of artistic merit and technical achievement. Th...

Welcome to "Bharat Katha" a collection of real stories of real people from India.

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Bharat Katha Bhārat is the official Sanskrit name of India, Bhārat Ganarājya, and the name is derived from the ancient Indian texts, the Puranas, which refers to the land that comprises India as Bharat Varsha, and uses this term to distinguish it from other Varshas or continents. Katha (story) is a folk narrative style of story telling. What is? - "Bharat Katha" is a collection of real stories of real people from India. How do I find them? - I'd like to thin...

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Kim Cattrall interview on red.

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Kim Cattrall on red carpet at AIFF 2011 ARUBA FILM FESTIVAL- Kim Cattrall on red carpet.Actress Kim Cattrall opened the 2nd annual Aruba Film Festival (AIFF) on June 10th, 2011 with the world premier of her film MEET MONICA VELOUR (2010). She was met by crowds of fans consisting of Aruba locals as well as visitors from all corners of the globe. As she walked up the red carpet, she answered questions about her film to inquiring press.  ME: Can you tell us about your character Monica in this...

3RD LONDON TAIWAN CINEFEST KICKS OFF WITH "7 DAYS IN HEAVEN"

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The 3rd edition of the London Taiwan Cinefest kicked off yesterday with a great buzz and numbers in attendance. The opening film is the small indie debut of both its' directors, Wang Yu-lin and Essay Liu (respectively also producer and writer). The film has previously been shown at the Hong Kong film festival where it got a good amount of attention and praise, even impressing Hollywood Reporter, as can be evidenced by their review - http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/seven-days-heaven-fil...

Dirty Old Town Interview

Dirty Old Town Watch ÉCU's interview with the filmmakers behind Dirty Old Town, a gonzo hit showing the darker side of Manhattan. Regardez l'entretien d'ÉCU avec les realisateurs de Dirty Old Town, un film Gonzo qui se traite du côté sinistre de Manhattan. A Shared Palme D'Or

LKFF - THE HOUSEMAID (2010) + Interview with director Im Sang-soo!

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THE HOUSEMAID is a remake of a very popular 60s Korean thriller. It tells the story of a housemaid hired by a very rich family; her main task is taking care of their young daughter, Nami, as her mother is heavily pregnant with twins. Her father is a high power executive, whose sex life with his wife is not going too good, so he becomes involved with the new housemaid.As I have never seen the original, I can't compare. The film's main character, the housemaid Eun-Yi, is easy to empathise with fro...

LKFF - Interview with Kim Jee-woon (I SAW THE DEVIL)

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  Tania: I would like to ask you about your background, you were a theatre director and then you went into film. How did that work? Kim Jee-woon: I did theatre in school and I learnt acting then, but people around me told me not to, so I stopped. It was in my early 20's that I learnt that there is someone behind the actors of the stage and that a production needs an overall leader behind everything and that's when I learnt the role of a director. Tania: So how did tha...

[SIN]efest - Interview with Boo Junfeng

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 Before the screening of SANDCASTLE, I was able to catch up with the film's director and festival curator, Boo Junfeng.Tania: How does it feel to have a film that is acclaimed and award winning in Singapore, its home country and then Pusan, which is as good as it gets in East Asia and Cannes, which is as good as it gets in Europe?Boo Junfeng: Pretty good! (laughs) I've always wanted to make movies since I was 15 and I thought, by the time I'm 30 I can make a feature film. This is happening a li...

Kung-Fu Magyar: An Interview With Hungarian Director Bence Miklauzic

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 Kung-Fu Magyar?A comedy. A story of friendship and rivalry. A kung-fu film without a fight. Huh? Confused? You won't be after listening to Bence Miklauzic, talking about his new film, Children of the Green Dragon, one of the most popular films this week among audiences at the Warsaw Film Festival.Hungarian film director Bence Miklauzic is forty years old. And his second feature film, Children of the Green Dragon, had its European debut this week at the Warsaw Film Festival. Just back from the ...
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