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VIDEO recap Day 5 in Sundance

On Day Five of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, we may have reached the halfway point, but the big premieres just kept on coming. Among them, Ethan Hawke plays Nikola Tesla in Michael Almereyda’s unconventional biopic, TESLA, and Tessa Thompson stars in Eugene Ashe’s winning period romance, SYLVIE'S LOVE. We also heard from former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and DOWNHILL star Will Ferrell. ...

Berlinale Goes Kiez 2020 Highlights

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      Since 2010, Berlinale Goes Kiez has honoured the vibrant diversity of cinemas throughout the capital and surrounding regions by featuring one local cinema as an additional Berlinale venue on each of seven consecutive evenings. Daily, from February 22 to 28, 2020, when the Red Carpet is rolled out in a different neighbourhood, not only the film teams will be in the limelight, but also the cinemas the...

Numerous events focused on Diversity at the Berlinale

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    The advent of a more inclusive film industry constitutes one of this sector’s greatest structural challenges. Promoting the plurality of voices and a more inclusive society has been a crucial part of the Berlinale’s legacy since its founding in 1951. This is reflected annually in the film programmes of the various sections and special series as well as in the initiatives and special events of the Berlinale. Indeed, incl...

The Berlinale is very serious about Sustainability

With the 70th Berlinale, the Berlin International Film Festival is reaffirming its commitment to the 2030 Agenda set out by the United Nations, including its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. This will be communicated to the general public and industry professionals alike by means of a public exhibition. Over the course of several years, the festival has been gradually implementing an ever increasing number of sustainable projects in a variety of fields. With...

Facebook Live stream from the Berlinale Press Conference wed 29th

The press conference of the 70th Berlin International Film Festival will take place on Wednesday, 29 January 2020 at 10.30 am in the “Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung” (admission with invitation only).  The Executive Director Mariette Rissenbeek and the Artistic Director Carlo Chatrian will give an insight into the anniversary edition and will also announce the programme of the Competition and further Berlinale Special Galas. After announcing the Comp...

-HOLLYWEED FILM FESTIVAL - CATCH THE WAVE

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Enter TODAY and get your Film, Short or Trailer on the website Tomorrow. Get Scene https://hollywee dfilmfestival.com/ ...

VIDEO recap Day 4 in Sundance

On Day Four of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, things heated up in Park City with a trip to PALM SPRINGS, not to mention a live taping of the THIRST AID KIT podcast with actors Daniel Dae Kim (BLAST BEAT) and Kendrick Sampson (MISS JUNETEENTH). Plus, legendary women’s rights activist Gloria Steinem arrived for the premiere of Julie Taymor’s The Glorias and Hillary Rodham Clinton joined us at the Cinema Café     ...

History Film Festival 2020 - Call for Submissions

4th ANNUAL HISTORY FILM FESTIVAL®, PRESENTED BY Istra Film, ANNOUNCES 2020 DATES, September 8 - 12, AND CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS RIJEKA, Croatia – January 20, 2020 For the 4th year, the History Film Festival presented by Istra Film, will bring creators, diverse audiences, and the industry together in Rijeka, Croatia during the annual storytelling festival running September 8-12, 2020. History Film Festival is a unique international festival of historical documentary films which will tak...

VIDEO recap Day 3 in Sundance

Day Three was heralded by the arrival of Hillary Clinton, who was in town for the first screening of Nanette Burstein’s four-part docuseries on the secretary of state and U.S. senator. Across town, Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering’s much-anticipated documentary ON THE RECORD had its world premiere, and musicians Carrie Brownstein and Annie Clark (St. Vincent) stopped by Cinema Cafe to talk about THE NOWHERE INN, the absurdist meta-film they co-wrote. ...

Sundance Film Festival is never sold out on things to do

SFF 2020 outside one of the theaters in Park City, Utah   Activists on main street in Park City, Utah By James Nelson Sold out is the common refrain at the Sundance Film Festival but there are still ways to secure a ticket once the movies start rolling. Savvy organizers keep schedules online and out in the open in many places so the public can stay informed. Veteran movie goers place their names on wait lists and use social media as a way to find an open seat. Though the festival is...

Disability Rights Movement Showcased at Sundance Film Festival 2020

Actor Nic Novicki interviewed in Park City, Utah January 26, 2020 By James Nelson   PARK CITY, Utah-A 1970s summer camp story titled, “Crip Camp” is a showcase movie at Sundance 2020 further cementing the festival’s commitment to important but little known stories. The movie is co-directed by Nicole Newnham and Jim LeBrecht.  Film footage of the camp for disabled youth offers powerful imagery of kids playing and simply enjoying life. Crip Camp is being screened i...

RIFF 2020, VIII: Ratings of films seen at the 6th Rajasthan International Film Festival, Jaipur, 18-23 January

RIFF 2020, VIII: Ratings of films seen at the 6th Rajasthan International Film Festival, Jaipur, 18-23 January Film Country Category Director Rating Midnight Delhi, India, Short, Rakesh Rawat: ** ½ Mooso, India, Feature, Deepankar Prakash: *** ½ Lihaaf, India, Feature, Rahat Kazmi: *** Oxygen, India, Feature,Shoib Nikash Shah: ** ½ Six-6 (Chhe), India, Short, DilipV. Sood: ** Mai Ghat: Crime No. 103/2005, India, Feature, Ananth Naraya...

New York Social Justice Film Festival, 2020

  Cinematters: NY Social Justice Film Festival is a new film festival with the objective of having its audience reflect about inequality, injustice, advocacy and social responsibility. More importantly, the festival program includes films, discussions and other events serves to get audiences involved in actions to promote equality and justice.  From January 16-20, 2020 the festival screened ten feature length documentaries, Q&A discussions with film makers for each production, t...

VIDEO recap Sudance Day2

On Day Two of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, the big premieres just kept on coming! We went road-tripping with ZOLA, saw democracy in action in BOYS STATE, and stayed up late with THE NIGHT HOUSE. Director Ron Howard kicked off our Cinema Cafe series, presented by Variety, in a chat about his harrowing but ultimately uplifting documentary REBUILDING PARADISE     ...

Cloud 21 & Kultura PR To Present Third Annual “Indie Entertainment Showcase 2020” in Park City, Utah on January 25, 2020

Indie Entertainment Showcase - a house full of creatives and industry executives. — with Ali M. Aksu, Tracy Vicory-Rosenquest, Vincent De Paul and Renee Meriste. Event Panel to Feature Top Industry Names ‘Tesla’ Star Vincent De Paul, Ali M. Aksu, Renee Meriste and Tracy Vicory-Rosenquest; Moderated by Sue Vicory Cloud21 International and Kultura PR International are pleased to present the third annual "Indie&nb...

900 ! THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! Volume 900 : celebrating with Brad Pitt, Renee Zellweger...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! Welcome to the N°899 release of our weekly newsletter View in your browser Advertise in our Newsletters reaching 199 000 subscribers from 200€  email us for a quote FOLLOW FILMFESTIVALS.COM                   __________________________________________________ >  Santa Barbara January 15 - 25  ...

2020: A French Odyssey Explore the Stars at the Alliance Française French Film Festival

    2020 welcomes both a new decade and the sparkling 31st edition of the Alliance Française French Film Festival.   In keeping with such a momentous year, this beloved event will once again unveil a thrilling selection of contemporary French cinema, guaranteed to captivate and stimulate audiences around the country.   Presented by the Alliance Française in association with the Embassy of France in Australia and Unifrance Films, the 2020 season will scre...

VIDEO: Opening Night IFFR 2020

On 22 January at de Doelen the festival began with our opening ceremony and the opening film: Mosquito by João Nuno Pinto. Rewatch Bero Beyer’s opening speech, the introduction with our new festival director Vanja Kaludjercic, and some words on the film.        ...

Tune in for the IFFR Tiger Competition press conference this sunday

49th International Film Festival Rotterdam 22 January – 2 February 2020   Watch the livestream of our IFFR press conference on Sunday 26 January from 12:30 to 13:30 hours CET. This is will be the first of two press conferences giving extra depth to the Tiger Competition. Festival director Bero Beyer and IFFR programmer Müge Demir will talk to filmmakers Vincent B...

VIDEO: follow us on the star studded red carpet at Santa Barbara Film Fest

Impressive line up of stars on the red carpet in Santa Barbara, Filmfestivals.com was there to capture the moment. Check the amazing photo gallery featuring Adam Driver, Laura Dern, Renee Zellwegger, Brad Pitt, christopher Lyod, Bong Joon Ho, Taron Egerton...Mark Bennnett Photography and video interviews with Bradd Pitt...           Interview by Stuart McNaught and photography by Mark Bennett             ...

LIVE VIDEO : Opening Ceremony, Göteborg Film Festival 2020

  Psychosis in Stockholm to Open the festival, My Father Mary Anne to Close This year's opening film is the world premiere of the Swedish film Psychosis in Stockholm by Maria Bäck. 20 years ago, Maria Bäck went on vacation to Stockholm with her mother. It ended with her mother having a mental breakdown – and the 14-year-old Maria wandering around the city alone. With the help of actors Josefin Neldén and Josefine Stofkoper, she has now processed the exper...

RIFF, 7: Films, Knowledge Series and Open Forum

RIFF, 7: Films, Knowledge Series and Open Forum At the inaugural function of the Sixth Rajasthan International Film Festival (RIFF), on 18th January, 2020, at the Open-Air Jawahar Kala Kendra, the following films were screened: My Turn (Korea), Kalamkhush, #Jaipuractivists and Dhanak (all from India). Regular screenings and other sessions commenced at Cinépolis, Jaipur, on the second day, the 19th of January, 2020. Films screened during the morning session were Chitthiyan, Pearl-A Girl...

Fantasporto 40 Program Complete

68 COUNTRIES WHICH SUBMITTED FILMS FOR  THE 2020 SELECTION    South Africa , Germany, Argentina, Austria , Australia , Bangladesh, Belgium, Belarus , Bolivia, Bulgaria , Brazil , Canada , Kazakhstan, Chile, China , Cyprus , Colombia, South Korea , Croatia , Cuba, Kurdistan , Denmark, Slovenia , Spain, Uni...

Brad Pitt Admits Turning Down THE MATRIX, But Maltin Master’s Life Has Been Surreal

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent SANTA BARBARA, CA (1/23/2020): Brad Pitt continued his victory lap around the Awards Circuit with the Maltin Modern Master Award from 35th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) presented by UGG last night. The festival pulled out the big guns with Leonard Maltin conducting the sold-out tribute to Brad Pitt like the maestro of media that he is with this eponymous award. The Hollywood Leading Man admitted up front, “I did...

San Francisco Green Film Festival seeks Executive Director, Founder Rachel Caplan stepping down

SF Green Film Festival Seeks Executive Director to Lead the Organization into its Second Decade. Founder Rachel Caplan to Step Down After 10 Years of Leadership. SF Green Film Festival, the West Coast’s leading event for films and conversations about people and the planet, is seeking its first Executive Director. This decision follows the announcement of the departure of Founder Rachel Caplan who will be leaving the organization this year. ...
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