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"terroir" wins Honorable Mention at its World Premiere

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"terroir" has won Honorable Mention at its world premiere with Festival Internacional de Cine de Villa de Leyva in Bogota, Colombia. Written/helmed/produced and sung by Dawn Westlake, "terroir" is a poem orchestrated musically by GC Johnson of Acoustic Labs. It was shot on location in Westlake's childhood home in Wheaton, IL and at August Hill Winery in Peru, IL, USA by Pol Carrizo Vilarroig of Imatge Barcelona. Pol also did 2nd unit photography in Font Romeu, France and ...

Cannes: A chat with Midi Z and screenwriter/actress Ke-Xi Wu about Nina Wu

(Still from Nina Wu, © Luxbox Films)  By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   If only the films in Competition and those films in other sections such as Un Certain Regard, where Midi Z's ambitious and somewhat disorienting film Nina Wu premiered could also be up for the best actor  awards. If that were the case, then Ke-Xi Wu's dynamic turn as Nina Wu would have hands-down gotten the best actress award, especially since I watched the winning actress's performance and wa...

Packed house for Fatih Akin: The Golden Glove press conference

(Jonas Dassler and Fatih Akin, © Lindsay Bellinger 2019)   By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   Many journalists were grumbling as they chatted with one another about their first impressions of Turkish-German filmmaker Fatih Akin's Der Goldene Handschuh (The Golden Glove), which runs in competition this year at the Berlin International Film Festival. It seems that some felt that there was unnecessary gore and violence with a plot that was not that substantial. That makes me wo...

Öndög in Competition - a special Mongolian film worthy of the coveted Golden Bear

(Film still: © Wang Quan'an)    By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   If last year's trend for a controversial "little film" winning the Golden Bear continues this year, then I might have already found the winner. Last year's press screening of Touch Me Not was not necessarily a successful one, if one judges success according to how many of the press badge holders - a mix of journalists and also producers and distributors - stay in their seats until the end....

King of Beasts world premiere - An interview with filmmaker Tomer Almagor

(Photo courtesy of Christian Scholz / Filmfest Oldenburg)   By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER    ...

"Unforgiven" Opening Film at Oldenburg: An Interview with the Filmmakers

  By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   "Unforgiven", the new film from Armenian-Russian director Sarik Andreasyan was the the opening film of Oldenburg International Film Festival this year. We had a packed house for this affecting Russian production that surely left its mark. The story is based on the tragic and true events surrounding the life of Vitaly Kaloyev and his family before and after the disastrous Überlingen mid-air collision. It was an emotional journey,...

The team of Cuban film "Is That You?" at their world premiere

Eres tu, Papa? ' director (Rudy Riveron Sancherz at center) is so proud of his cast! It was beautifully shot by the most famous Cuban cinematographer Raul Perez Ureta (at age 84!). Gabriela Ramos makes an impressive and lasting impression as the young protagonist Lili whose relationship with her parents is beyond complex. Jorge Enrique Caballero's portrayal of the quiet and unassuming Carlos is also imposing. The debut film is an intense psychological horror, which shoul...

Experience World Premiere of Big Air VR with 5 time X Game Medalist winner Elliot Sloan, 3D and 360 from Taiwan, UK, US and Ger

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Experience World Premiere of Big Air VR with 5 time X Game Medalist winner Elliot Sloan, 3D and 360 from Taiwan, UK, US and Germany at 9th Annual New Media Film Festival New Media Film Festival a festival notable for “making the cutting edge accessible” by Huffington Post, this year’s programming ­features 110 new media films and content from 40 countries with 36 world-7 US and 24 LA Premieres is about to be live again. The 9th annual New Media Film Festival’s is a...

NYFF54 20th Century Women Press Conference Photos

By Maria Esteves The 54th New York Film Festival 2016 (NYFF54) World Premiere Press Conference of 20TH CENTURY WOMEN,  with writer and director Mike Mills; cast members Annette Bening, Billy Crudup, Lucas Jade Zumann and Elle Fanning moderated by festival director Kent Jones, NYFF, was held at the Walter Reade Theater, NYC, Friday, October 7, 2016. Question posed to cast members Elle Fanning and Lucas Jade Zumann by moderator Jones "Did it help orient you guys to be looking at olde...

NYFF54 20th Century Women Press Conference

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By Maria Esteves The 54th New York Film Festival 2016 (NYFF54) World Premiere Press Conference of 20TH CENTURY WOMEN, with writer and director Mike Mills; cast members Annette Bening, Billy Crudup, Lucas Jade Zumann and Elle Fanning moderated by festival director Kent Jones, NYFF, was held at the Walter Reade Theater, NYC, Friday, October 7, 2016. Question posed to cast members Elle Fanning and Lucas Jade Zumann by moderator Jones "Did it help orient you guys to be looking at older ...

NYJFF 2017 Shalom Rabin Premiere

By Maria Esteves – January 25, 2017 The 26th New York Jewish Film Festival 2017 (NYJFF17) World Premiere of SHALOM RABIN documentary, by Israeli filmmaker Amos Gitai commenced Sunday, January 22nd at the Walter Reade Theater. Q&A session immediately followed with director Gitai, moderated by Richard Peña, director emeritus, New York Film Festival, professor of Film Studies, Columbia University. Questions posed to director Gitai by Peña included: What was the rel...

World Premiere of Enoc The Resplendent Stargate by Martha Marin

You are cordially invited to attend the world premiere of our film in Cannes May 17. An artistic journey between fiction and documentary film at the same time, throughout space, time, dimensions, light and music, that are conducting through the full sequence to a live experience of Enoc the Resplendent Stargate Energy® Screening in Cannes May 17 1.30 PM Les Arcades 1 May 17  6pm Olympia 2 Kindly confirm : marketing@enoctherresplendent.com  Schedule your meeting in...

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...

Kansas Band’s Point of “Surpassing Dreams” in New Doc “Miracles Out of Nowhere” & Afterparty

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent Even if you don’t know what “prog rock” is, new documentary Miracles Out of Nowhere, that chronicles the rise of America’s iconic superband Kansas, is a must-see. Monday night three of the band members, Robby Steinhardt (violin, vocals), Rich Williams (guitar) and Phil Ehart (drums), along with longtime producer Budd Carr and director Charley Randazzo, showed up for Miracles world premiere at the Lobero Theater in Santa ...

TFF 2014 Review: Gabriel

By Maria Esteves – April 19, 2014 Lou Howe’s directorial debut of GABRIEL premiered during the 13th Tribeca Film Festival at the SVA theatre, New York, Thursday, April 17, 2014. The post premiere Q&A session immediately followed with director Howe, lead actor Rory Culkin, cast and crew members moderated by artistic director Frederic Boyer, Tribeca Film Festival. Questions posed by Boyer and the audience to director Howe and cast included: “Describe the film style, th...

51st New York Film Festival Opening Night Gala World Premiere of Captain Phillips Red Carpet Photos

By Maria Esteves – September 29, 2013 The 51st New York Film Festival 2013 (NYFF51) Opening Night Gala World Premiere of CAPTAIN PHILLIPS directed by Paul Greengrass was held at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center, Friday, September 27, 2013. Presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, red carpet arrivals included industry executives, festival directors, celebrity guests, cast and crew. CAPTAIN PHILLIPS opens in theaters nationwide Friday, October 11, 2013. Watch Trailer NYFF51 Op...

Autumn Of Route 66 documentary in California

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Czech director Ester Brym is ready to showcase her 2nd feature film called Autumn of Route 66. The World Premiere with take place Monday, August 19th, 2013 at 8PM at Action on Film International Film Festival in Monrovia, California. Ester's first film have received multiple awards and have been broadcasted all over the world via UK based distributor Journeyman Pictures. This time around, the filmmaker takes us on a journey of a lifetime: Visually stunning experience that will leave you ...

AAIFF 2012: World Premiere of Supercapitalist Red Carpet Photos

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By Maria Esteves – August 3, 2012 The 35th Asian American International Film Festival 2012(AAIFF12) Centerpiece World Premiere of SUPERCAPITALIST, directed by Simon Yin commenced Saturday, August 3, 7:45 PM at Clearview Chelsea Cinema. A special Q&A session immediately followed the world premiere with cast and crew lead actor Derek Ting; actors Michael Park, Paul Sheehan; producer Joyce Yung; executive producers James C. Chie, Phillip Yin; associate producers Emeline Rodelas, and David ...

11th Tribeca Film Festival World Premiere of Knife Fight Red Carpet Photos

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By Maria Esteves – April 25, 2012 The 11th Tribeca Film Festival 2012 (TFF 2012) World Premiere of KNIFE FIGHT, directed by Bill Guttentag commenced Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 6:00 PM at BMCC, New York. A special Q&A session immediately followed the world premiere with director Bill Guttentag, writer/producer Chris Lehane, and actor Rob Lowe moderated by MSNBC senior political analyst Mark Halperin, co-author of “Game Change.” Red carpet arrivals included industry executives, ac...

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...

World Premiere from Török Ferenc at Golden Orange Film Festival

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The world – renowned Hungarian director Török Ferenc’s latest feature film ‘ISTANBUL ’ had  its World Premiere at the 48th International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival. (8th-14th October 2011). Director, screenwriter Török Ferenc is a prominent figure in the young generation of Hungarian filmmakers. His first feature fim ‘MOSCOW SQUARE’ (2001) was one of the most important cult films in Hungary after the change of the regime, and it was screened at numbers of intern...

World Premiere of AMERICAN TEACHER Opens at AMC Cinemas Sept. 30th

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By Maria Esteves – September 26, 2011 The 2011 Education Nation Summit World Premiere of AMERICAN TEACHER, directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Vanessa Roth, commenced Sunday, September 25, 4:15PM, in the tent at Rockefeller Plaza, New York. Presented by NBC News Education Nation, a special panel discussion preceded the world premiere with director Vanessa Roth, wirter/producer Dave Eggers, moderated by meteorologist, Today Show host Al Roker, NBC. A post screening panel discussion i...

2010 CMJ Film Festival Opening Night World Premiere of CIRCUS MAXIMUS

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By Maria Esteves – December 19, 2010 The 30th CMJ Film Festival 2010 (CMJ2010) Opening Night World Premiere of CIRCUS MAXIMUS, written and directed by Tommy J. La Sorsa commenced Tuesday, October 19, 8:00 PM at the Norwood private club, New York. A special Q&A session with cast members Mario Cantone, Kevin Corrigan, and Chris Lynn preceded the CMJ 2010 Film Festival Opening Night Party with live performances by Paul & the Patients, and Your Vegas. CIRCUS MAXIMUS is a co...

The Global Film Village: Leon Gast’s SMASH HIS CAMERA Showcases Notorious Paparazzo At Sundance Film Festival

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by Marla Lewin A controversial film will World Premiere in the US Documentary Competition at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. SMASH HIS CAMERA, from Oscar-winning filmmaker Leon Gast (WHEN WE WERE KINGS) documents the life of Ron Galella, the self-proclaimed paparazzo superstar who pursued and made art of a celebrity world that despised him. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis sued him, Marlon Brando broke his jaw and Steve McQueen gave him a look that would have killed, if looks could ki...
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