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IFFI Goa 2016 countdown begins, by Siraj Syed

by Siraj Syed June through December is film festival season in India. G5A flagged it off, running though June and July, followed by Jagran in September. October is for MAMI and November for IFFI. The year will end with the Third Eye Asian Film Festival. Of course, these are in addition to many smaller festivals, organised by Consular missions and cultural organisations. IFFI stands for the International Film Festival of India, the only state-sponsored event, held annually in Goa. Some years ...

"The Salt of The Earth" / "Le Sel de la Terre"

  Award winning photographer and 'witness of the human condition,' Sebastiao Salgado, has traveled the world a few times over capturing photographs for his books: Other Americas: 1977-1984 - The People of the Andes, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, and Mexico. Sahel: The End of the Road: 1984-1986 - Capturing Drought, Famine, and Disease in Niger, Mali, and Ethiopia. Workers: 1986-1991 – Archeology of Industrial Areas Paying homage to the men and women who build ...

Juliano Ribeiro Salgado Talks Oscar-nominated Doc "The Salt of the Earth"

  You've seen Sebastiaõ Salgado's photographs. A gold miners' strife in his native Brazil, genocide in Rwanda, war in Yugoslavia, famine in Ethiopia and incinerated oilfields in Kuwait -- his imagery across four decades and a hundred countries is iconic. But you may not be so familiar with the photographer. The Salt of the Earth, directed by Wim Wenders together with Sebastiaõ's son, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, gives you that chance. Take it.  Observ...

65th Berlinale: What we know so far

  With the announcement that the Berlin IFF will have its man, Dieter Kosslick on board as festival director till 2019, the festival is in full preps for the upcoming 65th edition which will hit the German capital 5 -15 of February.    So far the news are thrilling…   Jury president of this year’s edition will be American director Darren Arronofsky.    Honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement will be awarded to German dir...

Don't miss PINA, by Wim Wenders

  If you love beautiful things and you want to be moved, you must see PINA, the documentary by Wim Wenders. It captures some of the legendary German choreographer Pina Bausch’s 40 dances, using 3-D technology that draws you into the dance in a way that’s never been filmed before. And it’s earthy! Where else have you seen dancers ooze into actual dirt, fling themselves into water and rock, burst through woods in spring, or dance a lonely arabesque on a concrete island surrounded...

Wim Wenders’ “Pina” and Luc Besson’s “The Lady” score big at AFI

These two films got big audience responses last week at the AFI Film Festival in Los Angeles.   “Pina,” a 3-D documentary about the legendary German choreographer Pina Bausch, starts with her re-envisioning of Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” as a thrilling discovery of female sexuality. The film jumps—you cannot gently segue away from “Rite”—into other dances she choreographed, along with brief interviews with her dancers. When Wenders voices that this is no...

A retrospective of Wim Wenders

  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...

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Wim Wenders at Plus Camerimage Festival

SOS - International Festival of Performing Arts&Media Ludwigsburg

This unique festival is an interface between theatre, music and media. It will be held every two years, each time with a different focus. In 2010 the focus will be on music. Following the Motto "Music on Screen" filmmakers, media representatives, musicians, theatre people and directors as well as students and interested non-professionals will consider this complex subject in all its diversity in workshops, podium and panel discussions.
Internationsal Artists like Wim Wenders, Irmin Schmidt or the Catalonian performance group La Fura dels Baus will be our guests at this years Festival.
Stage on Screen/Screen on Stage - International Festival of Performing Arts & Media Ludwigsburg, as this three-day event is officially called, has been initiated by the Film Academy Baden-Wuerttemberg, the Academy for Performing Arts Baden-Wuerttemberg ADK, the Ludwigsburg Schlossfestspiele and the Film- und Medienfestival gGmbH.

10 Things You Didn't Know About European Directors

By Greta Lorez   Did you know… … Jean-Luc Godard, one of the founding members of the Nouvelle Vague, was the son of a Swiss couple. Born in Paris, he spent his childhood in Switzerland and at the age of 18, moved back to Paris where he studied Ethnology at the Sorbonne. Godard, however, never severed his Swiss connection: many of his movies were shot on location in Switzerland. He lives there now. … the German filmmaker Wim Wenders (Paris, Texas, Wings of De...

Steven Spielberg talks to Wim Wenders in 1982

Before we head to the Future of Cinema lets see how it looked like back in 82 when ET only cost 10 M$ Room 666 is Wenders first film, named after the room,  at the Martinez, he stayed in at his first visit to Cannes, . 

"Palermo Shooting" by Wim Wenders in competition at Cannes

The film: Wim Wenders continues his love story with the Festival de Cannes, presenting today in Competition, Palermo Shooting. The German director won the Palme d’Or for Paris, Texas in 1984, Best Director for Wings of Desire in 1987 and the Grand Jury Prize for Faraway, So Close! in 1993. He also served as President of the Caméra d’Or Jury in 2003 and President of the Official Selection in 1989. “Films are first and foremost supposed to tell stories, explained the director. Sure. In...

Wim Wenders in Cannes

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