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    With 11 features, 13 documentaries and 27 shorts films as well as several North American and West Coast premieres, the LAGFF 2018 line-up offers a colourful pallet of cinematic perspectives from Greek filmmakers worldwide. 

      

    Drawing away from the common theme of the Greek crisis, the program expresses a palpable desire to rediscover life. Check the venue, film descriptions and trailers.

     

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    - Opening Night Premiere @ UCLA & light reception (June 4)

    - Opening Night Premiere @ Egyptian Theater & Reception catered by Good Greek Grill and Super-Premium Greek wine tasting by Georgós & Ariana Savalas Live entertainment  (June 6)

    - Closing Night Premiere @ Egyptian Theater, Orpheus Awards, Reception catered by Good Greek Grill and Super-Premium Greek wine tasting by Georgós & "Greek Rebetiko Trio" Live entertainment (June 10)

    - Filmmakers Brunch @ Consul General's residence (June 9)

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    Consul General of Greece

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    Special thanks go to ELMA, an organization dedicated to 

    the promotion of European Cinema in America.

     

    We are grateful to Consul General of Cyprus Andreas Kyprianides 

    for his continued support and tireless efforts to promote Hellenism.


     

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    Human Rights Watch Film Festival

    The Line Up information for the 2018 Human Rights Watch Film Festival hs been revealed. 

     

    This year's festival highlights women fighting back against personal and institutional abuse, and 12 of the 15 films are directed by women.  This year's festival also probes government and corporate regulation of information with films like The Cleaners on data gatekeepers. 

     

    The opening night film On Her Shoulders about Yezidi Human Rights advocate and ISIS survivor Nadia Murad opens the festival on June 14, and the closing night film The Unafraid explores the experience of DACA students struggling to fight for their own education as they face a very uncertain future. 

    Films Featured: 
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    Sahra Mani
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    2018
    New York

     

     
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    Neary Adeline Hay
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    2018
    New York

     

     
    Filmmaker(s): 
    Matthieu Rytz
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    2018
    New York

     

     
    Filmmaker(s): 
    Marilyn Ness
    Year: 
    2018
    New York

     

     
    Filmmaker(s): 
    Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck
    Year: 
    2018
    New York

     

     
    Filmmaker(s): 
    Simon Lereng Wilmont
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    2017
    New York

     

     
    Filmmaker(s): 
    Sedika Mojadidi
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    2018
    New York

     

     
    Filmmaker(s): 
    Julia Bacha
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    2017
    London, New York

     

     

    Filmmaker(s): 
    Alexandria Bombach
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    2018
    New York

     

    Filmmaker(s): 
    Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar
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    2018
    New York

     

     
    Filmmaker(s): 
    Gabriel Silverman, Co-director Fiona Dawson
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    2018
    New York

     

     
    Filmmaker(s): 
    Anayansi Prado and Heather Courtney
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    2018
    New York

     

    Filmmaker(s): 
    Kim Hopkins
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    2018
    New York

     

     
    Filmmaker(s): 
    Iram Haq
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    2017
    New York, Toronto

     

    Filmmaker(s): 
    Margarita Cadenas
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    2017
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    The Late Deadline to submit your film to the NYC 2 Paris Film Festival is June 4th, 2018! 

     

    NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival honors the Best in Category which includes Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Best Short Narrative, Best Super Short, Best Music Video, as well as Best Director and Best Screenplay.


    The NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival provides a showcase for the best in independent cinema, including short films, feature films and music videos.

    To submit, visit: https://filmfreeway.com/NewYork2ParisInternationalFilmFestival

    Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates, reminders, and film fest news. 


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    The Tribeca Film Festival has a well established reputation for presenting outstanding documentaries in its program and excelled again in this year’s edition.  43 feature length documentaries were shown in four sections, the Documentary Competition, Spotlight Documentary, Viewpoints, and Special Screening. Close to half of the documentaries were produced by women film makers and first-time directors, a proportion that also held for narrative, international and U.S. films.  The continued focus of Tribeca’s programmers on the quality of the documentaries makes the festival a must for those interested in docs. It is probably no accident that the godmother of US documentaries, Sheila Nevins, former President of HBO Documentary Films, was honored this year by the festival with the Disruptive Innovation Award for her decisive impact on shifting documentary films to critical and enlightening issues   while enhancing technical and story telling quality.

    Her criteria of excellence were certainty met by numerous Tribeca 2018 documentaries.  Among the well received productions were those with superb cinematography, innovative storytelling, and use of elements crossing the border of linear narration. The context of story was personalized, enhancing our access to the themes and adopting a bottom up rather than top down story telling approach. It is noteworthy that several of these documentaries received well deserved awards.

     Phantom Cowboys, Daniel Patrick Carbone, USA, 2018   Covering eight years in the life of three teenage boys and their transition to adulthood in three seemingly lost in time locations in the deserts of California, West Virginia valleys and sugarcane fields of Florida, Carbone moves back and forth investigating what happens to these boys. The story is told by them and the viewer encounters their perspectives, broken hopes, uncertain aspirations for their future, and their urge to make it in spite of obstacles faced. They share a rather realistic view of the limitations confining their lives and introduce a new world strange to most of us.

     When Lambs Become Lions,   Jon Kasbe, USA, 2018   Introducing the audience to the rarely shown private lives and the problems faced by poachers and game keepers a new dimension is introduced in the problem of the ivory trade and threat to Kenya’s East African elephant populations.  Kasbe does not take a position when he introduces us to the game keeper Asan and the poacher “X” but poses the moral dilemma of whether the life of elephants has more value than that of the poachers killing them or of game keepers protecting them.  Both must make a living supporting their families and face survival problems if they cannot sell to the ivory dealer or do not receive their ranger’s salaries. Bother are connected through family ties and the poaching background of relatives.  Kasbe has been filming his protagonists over three years and provides unbiased access to their motivation and life perspective but also to the strategies employed by poachers and rangers fighting them. As in other African countries with similar wildlife problems pervasive poverty undermines the efforts of preservation unless the government is strongly committed to fighting poaching, as it is happening in Chad.   Kasbe’s film is very persuasive given his cinema verite and story telling approach. He does not moralize the problems depicted.

    Tanzania Transit, Jeroen Van Velzen, Netherlands, 2018   Van Velzen portrays in a non-directive manner like an anthropologist passengers on a train undertaking a long journey through Tanzania. He takes a record through the lens of the camera and the windows of the train and does not miss the divisions created by  class, ethnicity, gender, and age of the passengers. We are faced with a microcosm of tradition and modernity on this rambling train which frequently breaks down passing settlements and train wrecks. Among the passengers there are individuals who want to start a new life, a teacher hustling for the faithful whom he can sell advice and an elder Maasai who wants to return to his village a prospect alien to his city bound  grandson who is accompanying him.

    Island of the Hungry Ghosts, Gabrielle Brady, Germany, UK, Australia, 2018   Brady’s  documentary is her first feature film and the most striking production I have come across among the documentaries I have seen thus far this year. She crosses all boundaries with her narrative approach which is far away from traditional linear story telling.  Millions of migratory crabs travel from the jungle of Christmas Island to the ocean and provide a startling visual spectacle with the car traffic blocked to protect their passage. In some segments of the documentary an elderly Chinese couple is looking in the overgrown jungle for tombstones of workers who were brought to the island many decades ago but were not allowed to leave. There are ceremonies with offerings for those who passed away without a proper burial. Magnificent large root formations reinforce the somber setting of the film. Poh Lin Lee, a trauma specialist who lives with her family on this island, is our guide through this microcosm of a seemingly hostile and wild environment.  She works for an Australian agency which runs a closed detention center for asylum seekers on Christmas Island. Creating small scenes in a little sandbox while they speak with Poh Lin Lee some asylum seekers share their devastating experiences of their flight and captivity. Separated from their families and often displaced to other asylum centers they cannot benefit from Lee’s therapy.  The failure to help them forces her to quit her job.   Brady leaves it up to the viewer to discern the meaning of what is presented, the misery of detention on Christmas Island.

     Claus Mueller,    filmexchange@gmail.com

     

     

     


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    The 71st edition of the festival seemed to have echoes of the Beatles classic "Yesterday" a key line of which was "there's a shadow hanging over me.."   Hovering over all this year's festival is the long dark shadow of disgraced Hollywood producer and sexual predator Harvey Weinstein.  Ever since 1994 when the Weinstein production Pulp Fiction walked off with the Golden Palm grand prix both director Quentin Tarantino and Mr. Weinstein have been a regular presence on the Croisette.  More important the festival could always count on Weinstein to bring a large contingent of top Hollywood
    stars with him and, as Everybody knows, Hollywood star powered glamour has always been the name of the game on the Côte d'Azur. 

    With Weinstein out of the picture the Hollywood star turnout was reduced to a mere trickle throwing a pall over the total picture in that respect at least.


    The biggest stars were in fact here in jury capacity with glamorous Cate Blanchett presiding over the international competition jury and a hard to recognize Benicio Del Toro heading up the Un Certain Regard jury smartly clean cut and tuxedo clad.  The only other strictly from Hollywood star was slightly over the hill John Travolta, 64, presenting a minor film about a crime boss "Gotti" in which he plays the title role. Variety gave the film a considerably less than rave review -- more like a rabid condemnation.

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    "Shame on Cannes. In what appears to be a deal with the devil, or one made with a gun to the back of his head, Cannes director Thierry Frémaux inexplicably agreed to give “ <http://variety.com/t/gotti/> Gotti” — the myth-building, record-cleansing story of notorious Gotham mob boss John <http://variety.com/2018/film/global/john-travolta-variety-cinema-icon-award -cannes-1202812144/> Gotti — a spot on the festival agenda   -- but, thanks to this lapse in programming judgement  this sleazy mobster biopic can lay claim to having premiered at the world's most prestigious film festival". 


    Travolta was also present at an evening free beach screening of his biggest hit "Grease" of 1978.   In any case this  is far from the Travolta who starred in Quentin Tarantino's Palme d'Or triumph Pulp Fiction 24 years ago.

     

     Travolta in trim beard with wife Kelley Preston and daughter Ella Bleu, both of whom played similar roles in "Gotti". At left festival director Thierry Frémaux. 



    Head jurist Cate Blanchett was on the covers of festival magazines nearly every day with long feature articles and interviews inside, underlining the fact that he was the festival's main glamour catch of the year.

    Another cause for general discomfiture was the ever tightening anti-terrorist security measures. This year not only were all accesses to the festival grounds surrounding the Grand Palais guarded like airport security but even red carpet gapers outside the building had to pass through a security check, all items of shoulder bags carefully scrutinized.  The unpleasant fact is that France is home to large numbers of potential terrorists from former colonies  and the festival itself would be a prime "soft target" if the entire area were not under high security with machine gun toting  groups of soldiers patrolling all the streets.

    Add to this a far from sizzling lineup of films in international competition and there is room for gloom if not downright depression. Long polic barriers along the Croisette made it necessary at times to walk fifteen minutes just to get across the street. There was a definite lack of joy in the air. More
    like, let's try to get it done.



    In an effort to ring a new bell the opening film, a turnabout from the usual french or American prestige films of yore, this  year was a Spanish language whodunnit, directed by Iranian director of note, Asghar Farhadi, title, "Everybody Knows".  A Spanish thriller with top stars directed by a Persian
    who had a Best Film here a couple of years is not something to sneeze at.
    Top liners are well known international stars Penelope Cruz and husband Javier Bardem. Details on that and other films to follow.  

     


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    While much of the international film world was cavorting across the Croisette, confused and often rain-swept, and desperately seeking empowerment for female cineastes on and off the screens of the largest festival in the world, where who knows how few of les femmes have received the Palme d'Or (apart from the Down Under champion Jane Campion?), once more with feeling the Israeli Film Festival  known as Seret was again unreeling in apparently sunnier Albion, as the lively,loving work of not one but three female festival directors-- Odelia Haroush,Anat Koren and Patty Hochmann, with screenings,panels,and a few parties, across London, Brighton, and first-footing into Edinburgh, between 6th and 17th May  2018. They retained loyal sponsors and some new supporters and some 20 new features, documentaries and fiction from Israel, and even some laughter in these grim times, ably ladelled out by some episodes from the hit TV series Vicky and I,  with a host of visiting directors, producers and a genuine star in the making in the bubbly yet shrewd and immensely personable stage and TV actress Magi Azarzar. A  fine collection of celluloid to commemorate coincidentally the 70th anniverary of the State itself and sold-out screenings everywhere.

    A hearty L'chaim! (whatever that may mean).

     

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    The 21st CinemAmbiente Environmental Film Festival will be held in Torino, Italy from May 31st up to June 5th, 2018.

    Since its debut in Turin in 1998, CinemAmbiente – Environmental Film Festival has presented outstanding environmental films in a year-round program of initiatives that promote cinema and green awareness.

    The CinemAmbiente program features over 100 selected films screened in the International Documentary, One Hour Documentary, Italian Documentary Competitions, as well as in the  special categories Short Films Competition, Panorama and CinemAmbiente Junior. Besides film presentations, the program includes debates, meetings with the authors, exhibitions, book presentations, theater and concerts, and events in and around Turin.

     

     


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    NIFFF EXTENDED - The symposium on the major challenges of genre cinema


    The Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival is proud to unveil its NIFFF EXTENDED programme. This event works as a complement to the festival and is entirely free. Its focuses on the major challenges of visual productions in the fantasy genre, in Switzerland as well as everywhere else. Renowned guests will speak about the theoretical links between said genre and the new imaging technologies (IMAGING THE FUTURE), audiovisual screenwriting (STORYWORLDS), contemporary fantasy literature (NEW WORLD OF FANTASY), and the influence of video games on creation and research (GSGS’18, EPIC GAME JAM).

    As part of the symposium, the NIFFF will notably welcome JAN HARLAN (Stanley Kubrick’s executive producer, DE), DAVID CRONENBERG (director and author, CA), TIMUR BEKMAMBETOV (director, producer, writer, RU), OLGA KHARINA (director, producer, writer, RU), LE FOSSOYEUR DE FILMS (Youtuber, FR), and companies that created the visual effects of the blockbuster AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (Anthony and Joe Russo, 2018).

     

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    GSGS'18 / 05.07.18 - 06.07.18 / Gamification & Serious Games


    The GSGS’18 symposium bridges industry needs with innovative approaches by highlighting the playfulness of the training, ecological, management, and communication methods. This event involves over 70 national and international speakers in an attempt to close the gap between academia and the industry. On top of the 50 demos and presentations related to healthcare, engineering, and social matters, the audience will be encouraged to actively partake in the various debates and roundtables.


    Detailed programme and times: www.gsgs.ch

    IMAGING THE FUTURE / 09.07.18– 10.07.18 / Digital creation and new technologies


    SWISS FILM INDUSTRY NEXT GENERATION: LE 5e CAVALIER (09.07, 14:45 – 16:00)
    Winner of the Fantastic Web Contest set up by the RTS and the NIFFF in 2017, Le 5e CAVALIER (THE 5th HORSEMAN) is a supernatural web series that will bring an apocalyptic vision of Geneva to life. The artists behind this ambitious Swiss production will share their experience on the creation of its visual effects.
    JD Schneider (director, Titan Films, CH), Julien Dumont (director, producer, Titan Films, CH) / Kennocha Baud (VFX supervisor, DBFX Workshop, CH)

    FOCUS ON AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (10.07, 09:30 – 14:30)
    Anthony and Joe Russo’s blockbuster will be discussed in details by its main VFX supervisors, who oversaw the creation of its universe and visual effects. A rare opportunity to learn more about the conception of such a gigantic production.
    Cinesite (UK) / Double Negative (UK) / RiseFX (DE) / Rainer Duda (VFX Sup, DE)

    VIDEO GAMES & CINEMA (10.07, 15:00 – 17:30)
    Video game creators are extremely literate in contemporary storytelling techniques. At the crossroads between video game and cinema, the Imaging The Future symposium will welcome two artists among nowadays’ most creative storytellers.
    Jean-Luc Cano (Writer and Director, FR) / Jehanne Rousseau (CEO, Spiders Games, FR)

     

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    METADRIVE (06.07 – 14.07)

    A playful and interactive installation from Manuel Schmalstieg and Swann Thommen, with the participation of Anthony Fleury (HE-Arc Engineering student).

    Exhibition at the Temple du Bas from July 6th to July 14th, 2018

     

     

     

    STORYWORLDS / 11.07.18 / Audiovisual storytelling



    BAZELEVS: FROM FILM TO SCREEN MOVIES (15:15 – 16:15)
    Kazakh director Timur Bekmambetov made a name for himself with the blockbuster NIGHT WATCH (RU, 2004). Since then, he has been expanding his filmography through projects that are heavily marked with formal innovation. In 2015, he teamed up with Olga Kharina to develop a new “high concept” genre where storytelling exclusively occurs through screens.
    / Timur Bekmambetov (director, producer, screenwriter, CEO Bazelevs Production, RU/US)
    / Olga Kharina (director, producer, screenwriter, Bazelevs Production, RU/US)


    FUTURE STORYWORLDS 2018 (16:30 – 17:15)
    The NIFFF and his partners CineGlobe and THE Port at CERN are issuing a second call for projects with the intent of strengthening scientific accuracy in fiction. This informative session will detail the conditions of registration for the 2018 edition. The most promising immersive project from 2017 will also be presented: THE DAY WE BECAME ALIENS - RUMINATIONS ON WHAT IT MEANS TO BE HUMAN (Salomé Guillemin, 2017).

     

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    NEW WORLDS OF FANTASY / 12.07.18 / Contemporary fantasy literature

     

     

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    JAN HARLAN - A TALK ABOUT FILM PRODUCTION AND OUR INNER FANTASY (14:30 – 15:45)
    As a friend and right-hand man to Stanley Kubrick, Jan Harlan has notably worked as executive producer on several cinematic landmarks such as THE SHINING (1980), FULL METAL JACKET (1987), EYES WIDE SHUT (1999), and ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: A.I. (2001). He will come back on his fascinating career and share his vision of creativity.


    HOW LITERATURE HAS CONSUMED THE WORK OF DAVID CRONENBERG
    (16:00 – 17:00)

    David Cronenberg will talk about his relationship with literature through the films he adapted from written material, and his own career as a writer. His first novel, CONSUMED (2014), which was lauded by Stephen King, has been translated into many languages.


    The complete NIFFF EXTENDED programme is online

    The complete programme for the 18th edition will be unveiled on June 21st, at the press conference (June 21st, 11 am, Théâtre du Passage).
    The NIFFF EXTENDED will be presented at 2 pm.
    Registration form 

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    Press accreditation requests open until June 27th
    Online booking on www.starticket.ch

     

     

     

     
     
     
           



     

     


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    71st Festival de Cannes Awards !

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    KORE-EDA Hirokazu receiving the Palme d'Or for Shoplifters
     

    Grease was the Word...at Cannes Film Festival

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    Paramount Pictures hosted a special screening of the enduringly popular cultural phenomenon GREASE at this year’s Cannes Film Festival to celebrate the film’s 40th anniversary.  John Travolta and director Randal Kleiser took part in the Cinéma de la Plage event on May 16th where fans relived the unforgettable moments, sensational soundtrack and classic love story at a spectacular outdoor screening of the newly restored film on the beach. Thierry Frémaux, Festiva...
     

    The 2018 Ecumenical Jury awards its Prize to Capharnaüm by Nadine Labaki with special mention to Spike Lee's Blackkklansman

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    The 2018 Ecumenical Jury awards its Prize to : CAPHARNAÜM by Nadine Labaki (Official Competition) Throughout the Competition, it is women and children, ...
     

    Kering - Women and Motion Award at Cannes

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    Patty Jenkins won this year's "Kering Women in Motion Award", the director of Wonder Woman. The award was given out at a gala event on May 13 at Cannes. This is one luxury party that most women will never be able to attend or be invited to attend. One attendee this year was Danish actor Mads Mikkelson who is on record for being against the work of women in Sweden presented at equality seminars by the Swedish Film Institute at Cannes 2013. Four theaters in Sweden use a ...
     

    Queer Palm and Camera d’Or to Lukas Dhont's "Girl"

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    An event that Cannes has still not acknowledged as an official parallel event even if it at Berlin and Venice is the “Queer Palm Award”. This is important in the struggle for inclusion of LGBTQI representation. This year the award went to "Girl" - Lukas Dhont, a bold narrative on a trans teen ballerina (Victor Polster). Selected for “Un Certain Regard” the film won best artistic interpretation (Victor Polster) - non-gender specific for the first time. It is al...
     

    Terry Gilliam dances like an elf for “The Man who Killed Don Quixote”

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    Terry Gilliam’s “The Man who Killed Don Quixote”, the closing film at Camnnes this year, is “spectacular” with a colorful at times overstuffed mise en scène but the roles for women are still medieval - actress-model-high class escort (Olga Kurylenko and Joana Ribeiro). Although Cervantes wrote the novel, Gilliam a former Palme d’Or nominee, did the time jumping modern spin. Kurylenko as Jacqui is the mistress of The Boss (Stellan Skarsgå...
     

    Asia Argento speaks out at Cannes during closing ceremony

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      Tonight at Cannes at the closing ceremony, a bold audacious declaration. Wincing words and truths even for Cate Blanchett. Equality for women in Cannes and the film industry is unfortunately predicated on this raw reality. Asia Argento..... "I was raped by Harvey Weinstein in Cannes in 1997. I was 21-years-old. This festival was his hunting ground. I’m going to make a prediction: Harvey Weinstein will never be welcomed here again. He will never disgrace the...
     

    Cannes positive reviews from At War by Stéphane Brizé

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    “A story worth telling, well told, the aptly named At War takes a wrenchingly intimate look at hundreds of French factory workers fighting to keep their jobs, with solidarity and conviction as their main weapons against cavalier corporate overlords. Ripped from the headlines, keenly researched and carefully crafted, this fictional tale has near-universal resonance. Although every word is scripted and every camera move pre-planned, the impression is of authentic situations springing spont...
     

    VIDEO - Grand Prix to Black Klansman by Spike LEE

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    Press Conference BLACKKKLANSMAN de Spike Lee avec John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace, Jasper Pääkkönen, Corey Hawkins, Damaris Lewis   Photocall BLACKKKLANSMAN de Spike Lee avec John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace, Jasper Pääkkönen, Corey Hawkins, Damaris Lewis Red Carpet BLACKKKLANSMAN de Spike Lee avec John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier     ...
     

    VIDEO - Palme d'Or Press Conference Manbiki Azoku (Shoplifters) by Kore-Eda Hirokazu

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    Reflections on Gender Issues in Cinema: Critics Confirm Admiration and Support for "Girl"

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    Photocall for 355 Sketched by Nesta Morgan

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    La vie à la mer - CNC sketched by Nesta Morgan

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    12th May CNC event at Gray Albion Plage with Françoise Nyssen - minister of Culture for France  (invited to sketch with Film France / Provence - Alpes - Cote D’Azur) By Nesta Morgan ...
     

    Major deals from FilmSharks NEWS in Cannes on the press ( Variety , Screen , Deadline , THR)

     
    DEADLINE : Ricardo Darin-Mercedes Moran Rom-Com ‘An Unexpected Love’ Sells To France, Russia, Israel For FilmSharks EXCLUSIVE: Argentinian rom-com An Unexpected Love (El Amor Menos Pensado) featuring Latin giants Ricardo Darin and Mercedes Moran — who are both in Cannes with different movies — has been picked up on promo at the market for France, Russia and Israel. http://deadline.com/2018/05/ricardo-darin-mercedes-moran-unexpected-love-sells-to-france-russia-more-12023...
     

    Cannes presentation of Emilio Insolera’s Sign Gene

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    Cannes presentation of Emilio Insolera’s Sign Gene, the world’s first film about deaf superheroes with supernatural powers through the use of sign language - shot between US, Japan and Italy - has been held May 18 at the Barrière Le Majestic Hôtel in Cannes.   $25,000 Indie superhero film shoot with a Sony 3CCD created, directed and produced by Emilio Insolera with Stars Emilio Insolera, Ben Bahan, Vava, Danny Gong. Ensemble Cast In...
     

    Interview with Writer/Director David Eng for "Grand Cru" (2017)

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      Driector David Eng Director/Writer David Eng's documentary feature “Grand Cru” (2017) has been sending ripples through the international film festival world for wine lover cinephiles. It tells the story of renown Montreal native poet/wine-maker Pascal Marchand who immigrated to Burgundy, France at the age of 21 and has lived there for three decades. There, he found a magical place where he could synergize making wine a poetry and writing poetry of wine. After over thir...
     

    Interview with Writer, Director, Producer Maria Pulera for "Between Worlds" @ Cannes

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      Writer, director, and producer Maria Pulera's mystery thriller Between Worlds debuted at the film market of the 71st Cannes Film Festival. Between Worlds, stars Nicolas Cage, Franka Potente, and Penelope Mitchell. The story follows Joe, (Cage), a down-on-his-luck truck driver haunted by the memory of his deceased wife and child. He meets Julie (Potente), a spiritually gifted woman who enlists Joe in a desperate effort to find the lost soul of her comatose daughter, Billie (Mitch...
     

    Cannes 2018, with a Cloud hanging Over and Cate in Charge

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    The 71st edition of the festival seemed to have echoes of the Beatles classic "Yesterday" a key line of which was "there's a shadow hanging over me.."   Hovering over all this year's festival is the long dark shadow of disgraced Hollywood producer and sexual predator Harvey Weinstein.  Ever since 1994 when the Weinstein production Pulp Fiction walked off with the Golden Palm grand prix both director Quentin Tarantino and Mr. Weinstein have been a regu...
     

    Jeff Bridges Presents "Living in the Future's Past" at Cannes 2018

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    At Cannes 2018 Jeff Bridges Presents  "Living in the Future's Past" Alex Deleon,   <filmfestivals.com> Coming just after the midpoint of this years festival is a most unusual piece of work that is a poetic meditation on the fate of the human race starring one of Hollywood's most visible veteran stars, Jeff Bridges. Alex Deleon     Academy Award Winner, Jeff Bridges presents this beautifully photographed tour de force...
     

    VIDEO - Celtic Beach Dancing @ Cinema de la plage

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    Questions & Answers by Miss Chutima Bunyapraphasara, Thailand Deputy Minister of Commerce

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    Miss Chutima Bunyapraphasara during Thai Night What are the biggest strengths and assets that make Thailand and the Thai film industry competitive in entertainment? Thailand is very competitive because it combines two very strong assets. On one hand, our country is very attractive to foreign productions because of the natural beauty of our sceneries, the hospitality of our people and the easiness and cost-effectiveness of filming. On the other hand, the Thai film industry offers st...
     
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    Solo: A Star Wars Story, Review: Buccaneer, Chewbacca, the survival axiom and the deadly coaxium

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    Solo: A Star Wars Story, Review: Buccaneer, Chewbacca, the survival axiom and the deadly coaxium A long time ago (41 years) in a cinema hall far, far away from my home, I saw the first Star Wars film. What are 41 years in a universe where spaceship pilots are 190 years old? While you Chewbacca, let me tell you that the 190 year-old is a Wookie (closer to apes than humans), and that the aspiring pilot and the star of the movie, Han Solo, is played by an actor who is 29 but can easily pass off...
     

    Book Club, Review: Life begins at sexty

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    Book Club, Review: Life begins at sexty With a combined age of 563 and an average age of 70.4, there’s no way these eight fuddy-duddies are going to do a Fifty Shades of Grey. Well, they did set out to go along that road, but never mind—how about ‘hundred hues of shocking pink’? Just for the record, Fifty Shades of Grey is a 2015 American erotic drama film, directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, with a screenplay by Kelly Marcel. It was banned in India, for its explicit sex s...
     

    High Jack, Review: Hitting a new low

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    High Jack, Review: Hitting a new low Several theories come up when you try and analyse what went wrong with a potentially high scoring black comedy. Firstly, it seems to be incomplete, with large chunks either not written at all or left out on the editing table. The second possibility is that the censor board did not take too kindly to a stoner subject and chopped out major scenes. It is also possible that the production worked with a skeletal script and tried to improvise as they went along,...
     

    Angrezi Mein Kehte Hain, Review: Show me that you love me

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    Angrezi Mein Kehte Hain, Review: Show me that you love me Delhi-born director Harish Vyas makes his Hindi film debut with an adult love story set in Varanasi where the only thing adult about the theme is the fact that the lead actors are husband and wife and gave a grown-up daughter. In fact, the issue it addresses till three quarters of the film has rolled by is the lack of demonstrative love between a conscientious postal clerk and his devoted wife. Enough to keep you curious and sensitised...
     

    Khajoor Pe Atke, Review: Free fall and die hard

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    Khajoor Pe Atke, Review: Free fall and die hard Ventilator, a Marathi film produced by Hindi actress Priyanka Chopra, became the toast of Maharashtra in late 2016. The story of a family, whose eldest and most beloved member goes into a coma and is put on a medical ventilator a few days before the Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations, it won eight major awards. A year-and-a-half later, actor Harsh Chhaya releases Khajoor Pe Atke, his version of a ventilator story. Sadly, while the idiomatic ...
     

    Deadpool 2, Review: Wade a minute

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    Deadpool 2, Review: Wade a minute Biding his time as a terminal cancer patient, Wade Wilson trades his soul to Ajax in exchange for dear life, and as a man who came back from the dead, he becomes your Deadpool. Now, back in the States, where they find the alliteration in Wade Wilson funny, guess what they must be making of a super-powered contract killer (NO! He’s no hero!) called Deadpool! Deadpool 2 is no film, it’s a trip. There are fights and weapons galore, villains and vill...

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    2018 iVIE Awards & Student Film Festival

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        Congratulations to all the 2018 winning students, teachers & schools of Media Arts Center San Diego’s 17th Annual iVIE Student Film Awards & Festival! CATEGORY: Cross Curricular Elementary School “CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS” from CENTRAL ELEMENTARY. Middle School “THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE THE ESSAY” from MISSION ESTANCIA MIDDLE SCHOOL. High School “SUPPORT” from CORONADO HIGH SCHOOL. CATEGORY: Documentary: Elementary Sc...
     

    New music award category will debut at this year’s Asia Pacific Screen Awards.

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    Pictured: Nawres Alfreh performing at the 11th Asia Pacific Screen Awards.     APSA ANNOUNCES NEW AWARD CATEGORY & INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE Today, we announced that a new music award category will debut at this year’s Asia Pacific Screen Awards. The announcement was made at an APSA Academy event at Cannes Film Festival, which was attended by international industry guests and APSA Academy members with titles currently in Cann...
     

    2018 Amsterdam Film Festival Van Gogh Awards

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    2018 AMSTERDAM FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARDS It is with great pleasure that we announce at this time the award winners of the 2018 Amsterdam Film Festival Van Gogh Awards. The contest received a wide variety of submissions representing top storytellers from over 20 countries around the world. The quality of the work that we had the honor of reviewing was simply astounding. Judging from among this exceptionally high caliber of filmmaking talent proved to be extremely difficult as there ...
     

    Film Finalists Announced for Easterseals Disability Film Challenge; Part of a Special Screening at Bentonville Film Festival

     
    As part of a new alliance announced in January at Sundance, the 14 semi-finalists for the fifth annual Easterseals Disability Film Challenge were announced and screened at a live event today from the Bentonville Film Festival to promote disability awareness and inclusion throughout the entertainment industry.   “With a record number of entries — including submissions from 12 countries around the world — this has been the steepest competition yet,” said Nic Novic...
     

    Spanish competition entry ESTIU 1993 wins Debut Feature Film competition in Cologne

     
    Carla Simón receives award worth € 10,000 for her summer coming-of-age drama Estiu 1993 / Summer 1993 choices Audience Award goes to the documentary A Woman Captured by Bernadett Tuza-Ritter The 35th International Women's Film Festival Dortmund | Cologne came to an end on Sunday evening with a festive prize-giving ceremony after six very successful days. In the outdoor performance area of Schauspiel Köln / Britney, four film awards worth a total of € 16,000 we...
     

    Conclusion and Prize Winner of the 25th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film

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          25xITFS – The Anniversary Edition Stuttgart, April 30, 2018 - yesterday evening the Anniversary Edition of the Stuttgart Interna...
     

    Winners of the 2018 'Golden Reel Awards' Announced

     
    ** Winners of the 2018 'Golden Reel Awards'  Tiburon, CA [April 28]: Winners of the 2018 'Golden Reel Awards' were announced at the 17th Annual Tiburon International Film Festival:  Best Film: Anna Karenina: Vronsky's Story [Russia] Best Director: Karen Shakhnazarov, for: Anna Karenina: Vronsky's Story [Russia] Best Actor: Reza Behboodi, for: Do You Hear Me? [Iran] Best A...
     

    San Francisco Silent Film Awards Russel Merritt

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    The Hound of the Baskervilles, image courtesy of Filmoteka Narodowa     OUR ESTEEMED COLLEAGUE, RUSSELL MERRITT The DENVER SILENT FILM FESTIVAL just awarded the second annual David Shepard Career Achievement Award to our wonderful board member RUSSELL MERRITT. Hip hip hooray! Russell will be on stage at SFSFF 2018 at the AM...

     

     

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    Thailand Short Film Competition


    DEADLINE - 15th June - Midnight Bangkok time

    Make a short film exploring  “Thailand through the eyes of foreigner (Way of Life/Culture/Tourism)”. We are looking for a fresh approach, using imagination, dramatic technique, and creative vision. You will have to find locations, actors, and use your talent to show your perspective on Thailand within the context of the region you have chosen. The character of your region may be found in unique geographical features, the culture, the people, the food, or the local products.The winning team will receive 300,000 Thai Baht, and there are eight runner up prizes of 30,000 Baht each. The Thailand Film Office will provide...

    One return air ticket to Thailand for every film-maker. 
    Total of four nights accommodation in Bangkok to cover the start and end of your trip.
    One van with driver for your time while not in Bangkok
    30,000 Thai Baht for expenses during your mission.
    One local assistant, who will travel with you and support you with translation.
    Travel insurance.
    Mission briefing in Bangkok.

     

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    Palm Springs Intl. Animation Festival & Expo
    August 22 – 26, 2018 

     

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    May 16, 2018 Earlybird Deadline

    PSIAF 2018 Palm Springs Intl. Animation Festival & Expo is a global competition in animation and exhibition of the worlds most talented artists in the world. Each year there are awards going to 37 categories including Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short in over 20 different styles of animation from 2D, 3D, Hand Drawin, Painted, Watercolor, Sand, Paper, Experimental, Stop-Motions, VFX, and more.
    The festival is expected to screen over 250+ award wining short and 5 feature-length animated films from over 103 countries including Oscar® Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences , Emmy® and Grammy® wining artists from around the world. The festival and expo also includes VR experiences, live animation demonstrations, character and model sculptors, animation panel discussions, seminars, and educational programming will be held in conjunction with an international poster contest. 

    May 16, 2018 Earlybird Deadline I June 1, 2018 Regular Deadline I June 16, 2018 Late Deadline I July 1, 2018 Extended Deadline I  July 16, 2018 Notification Date

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    In 2018, the 5th edition of WoFF aspires to bring more audiences, filmmakers and industry professionals together, creating a platform to exchange ideas, showcase their work and most importantly talk on film and new trends in the industry, women filmmakers of today and independent film production in Europe, the US and beyond. Our focus remains on independent cinema from all around the globe, by showcasing the work of first feature filmmakers, women directors and eastern European cinema in our three main sections, First Features, The Female Perspective & Focus on Balkan Cinema, respectively.

    Films can be exclusively submitted via Film Freeway by clicking on the link below

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     New Media Film Festival

    June 12 -14, 2018

    Announcing - JEFF BRIDGES Legendary Actor & Producer of upcoming documentary "Living in Futures Past" 2018 Recipient of the Socially Responsible Conservationist Award at the New Media Film Festival Opening Night, June 16, 2018*

    Celebrate - Collaborate - Creative Technology & Story

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    New Venue James Bridges Theater - Los Angeles CA

    New Website - www.NewMediaFilmFestival.com

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    Saturday & Sunday June 16-17 2018

    12:30pm - 10:30pm

    New Media Film Festival intersects the interactivity of new technologies & formats for Media & Cinema which exemplify the power of the cinematic arts to inspire and transform. A festival where we Honor Stories Worth Telling that are created by people of All Ages-All Cultures-All Media.
    Each entry is considered for Screening in a state of the art theatre, The Landmark, owned by Mark Cuban and/or Competition and/or Distribution $45,000.00 in Awards will be given out. Each programmed content is in consideration for a Best of Category, Audience & Grand Prize Award.

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    Filmfestivals com has an eye for SciFi: check our fantastic selection

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    CHIMERA by Maurice Haeems, SciFi Thriller October 2017 80 minutes Chimera features Emmy-nominee Henry Ian Cusick (Lost) and Oscar-nominee Kathleen Quinlan (Apollo 13) in the two leading roles. This is Maurice Heems' first feature film. A brilliant but disturbed scientist decides to freeze his children alive, while he races against time to cure their deadly genetic disease by unlocking the secret of immortality encoded within the DNA of the Turritopsis jellyfish. &.. 

     

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    Filmfestivals com has an eye for Eco, Transition, Green and Conservationism cinema: check our fantastic selection

    "Ones to Watch for fests' by filmfestivals.com"    LIVING IN THE FUTURES PAST by Susan Kucera, an eco responsible documentary presented by Jeff Bridges. USA October 2017 - 83 minutes Website I Sneak peek 5 minutes edit I Request a screener I Sales by Vision Films I Jeff Bridges Academy Award Winner, Jeff Bridges presents this beautifully photographed tour de force of original thinking on who we are and the...
     

    The 21st CinemAmbiente Environmental Film Festival will be held in Torino, Italy from May 31st up to June 5th, 2018.

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      21st CinemAmbiente Environmental Film Festival   The 21st CinemAmbiente Environmental Film Festival will be held in Torino, Italy from May 31st up to June 5th, 2018. Since its debut in Turin in 1998, CinemAmbiente – Environmental Film Festival has presented outstanding environmental films in a year-round program of initiatives that promote cinema and green awareness. The CinemAmbiente program fea...
     

    The 4th International Nature Film Festival Gödöllő will be held in Gödöllő, Hungary, in May 25-27, 2018.

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        In 2018, under the auspices of the Festival there will be two Film Reviews (International Film Review and Carpathian-Basin Film Review). In additional to the free of charge screenings of the competition films, several programs will wait for the visitors in May, 2018: entertaining nature-preservation and environmental-protection programs, the renewable outdoor photography exhibition entitled “Enchanting Hungary”, the...

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    Networking at Animation Day in Cannes May 16 12:00 to 14:00

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      You are cordially invited to our networking reception of Animation Day in Cannes 2018   May 16th 12:00 -14:00 Palais - 1  Pointimovie booth 22.07Palais - 1  Pointimovie booth 22.07     The Mission A Musivision FILMS / ANIMAZE   -      Filmfestivals.com Production Founded  by  Laurie Gordon (Montreal International Animation Film Festival  - Animaze Festival founder) and  ...
     

    Animation Day in Cannes 2018 Press Release

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        A Musivision FILMS / ANIMAZE   -      Filmfestivals.com Production Founded  by  Laurie Gordon (Montreal International Animation Film Festival  - Animaze Festival founder) and  Bruno Chatelin (filmfestivals.com co founder and Major Buzz Factory consulting founde...
     

    Animation Day in Cannes 2018 ambiance

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    Screening were held May 15 at the Palais  with buyers in attendance and at the Networking reception in the Palais at our friends from Pointimovie. The Animation that Matters Award was offered to Yellow Submarine for Gerald Potterton one of the key animators of the film. The Best of Fest Accolade went to Loving Vincent.  Check the video channels:   ADIC 2018 Ambiance I 2017    Showcases & WIP 2018 I...
     
     

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    Films we curate for festivals Check our selection of 'Best for Fests' in th eHorror SciFi genre!   "Ones to Watch for fests' by filmfestivals.com"      CHIMERA by Maurice Haeems, SciFi Thriller October 2017 80 minutes Chimera features Emmy-nominee Henry Ian Cusick (Lost) and Oscar-nominee Kathleen Quinlan (Apollo 13) in the two leading roles. A brilliant but disturbed scientist decides to freeze his children alive,... 
     

    Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival announces its full lineup

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    The Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival aka HÕFF announces its full line-up...
     

    It is with great honour that the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) will welcome one of the major figures of modern cinema: David Cronenberg. The Canadian director will be tasked with granting the H.R. Giger ‘Narcisse’ award for best feature to one of the 16 films selected for competition during the closing ceremony on July 14th. He will also partake in the NEW WORLDS OF FANTASY literary forum with a conference dedicated to his novel 

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    "Ones to Watch for fests' by filmfestivals.com"    LIVING IN THE FUTURES PAST by Susan Kucera, an eco responsible documentary presented by Jeff Bridges. USA October 2017 - 83 minutes Website I Sneak peek 5 minutes edit I Request a screener I Sales by Vision Films I Jeff Bridges Academy Award Winner, Jeff Bridges presents this beautifully photographed tour de force of original thinking on who we are and the environ...  
     

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    Girl by Lukas Dhont to open the 45th Film Fest Gent

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    Film Fest Gent will open its 45th edition on Tuesday 9 October with the Belgian feature debut and multiple Cannes award winner 'Girl' by Lukas Dhont, in the presence of the entire cast and crew.  The festival looks forward to welcoming Lukas back with his first full-length feature. In 2014 Dhont won the Best Belgian Student Short Film at Film Fest Gent with his master thesis 'L'Infini'. He also was part of the youth jury of the Explore Zone competition in 2011 and rec...
     

    "From On High" to play Venice with Festival Pasinetti!

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    "From On High" has been selected to the 15th annual Festival Pasinetti in Venice, Italy, named for honored Italian documentarian Francesco Pasinetti. Helmed and written by Dawn Westlake and produced by her shingle Ron de Cana Productions, "From On High" tells the story of a Syrian refugee girl who finds a better life in Europe. The film was made on location in Barcelona, Collsuspina, and La Sala de Sant Llogari in Catalunya, Spain. Pol Carrizo Vilarroig of Imatge Barcelona s...
     

     

    JAMES W. HAWK - FILMMAKER AND AUTHOR TV INTERVIEW - PART 2

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    Part 2 of 2: Ron Gagliardi host of "30 Minutes with Ron" interveiws James W. Hawk, an independent filmmaker & author is on IMDb at this link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8375872/reference  Please rate it.. That would be greatly appreciated. The interview can viewed on YouTube at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=araxpUcKdHQ&t=118s  Thank you ...

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    > "FILMFESTIVALS.COM ONES TO WATCH ON THE CIRCUIT" FOR FESTIVAL CONSIDERATION

    TAIPEI by Jason Lester Romance under influence - USA, first feature film 96 minutes

    "Think Romeo and Juliet meets Trainspotting" - Filmfestivals.com Bruno Chatelin

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    Taipei is an adaptation of Tao Lin’s critically-acclaimed, cult favorite novel of the same name.

    Two young New York writers fall in and out of love amidst a whirlwind of drugs, parties, technology, and travel. As one relationship collapses, another blooms for Erin, swept into the world of Paul Chen, a mysterious, charismatic author. When he proposes documenting every aspect of their new romance in an epic laptop-filmed “documentary”, the couple enter into a performative bad romance, fueled by substances and sleepless nights. Tracking the pair through a shotgun Niagara Falls wedding, an LSD trip in a New Jersey mansion, and to Taiwan, the country of Paul’s birth where the couple comes to confront their individual alienation, Taipei is a visually stunning, extremely contemporary portrayal of what it means to be young, alive, and in love in a digital world.

    Taipei wins at The Mexico International Film Festival

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    Taipei won 2018 Bronze Palm Award at The Mexico International Film Festival   The Mexico International Film Festival and Awards has become an important awards event within the film industry and a centerpiece for promoting and growing the thriving arts and culture community of Mexico. Founded on the premise that the language of film is universal and a dynamic force in bridging cultural understanding, the event celebrates and recognizes the very best of international inde...

    Synopsis I Director's Statement I Director's bio I Producer's bio I Imdb I Request a screener for your festival I Blog Profile  I Taipei is one of the BEST FOR FESTS by filmfestivals.com

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    Cut Off' by Jowan Carbin 

    Struggling with his new life in New Orleans, Clive follows Trevor, a former professor to his country home on the bayou in Cut Off, LA to gain a new perspective.  While Trevor helps Clive deal with his demons, Clive is sucked into a mission to kill.

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    CHIMERA by Maurice Haeems USA India Thriller Science Fiction 79 minutes

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    A brilliant but disturbed scientist decides to freeze his children alive, while he races against time to cure their deadly genetic disease by unlocking the secret of immortality encoded within the DNA of the Turritopsis jellyfish.

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    LIVING AMONG US by Brian Metcalf  - Vampire Found Footage Thriller Ocober 2017 80 minutes

    A family of Vampires hire some filmmakers to bring their story to the world with devastating results.  STARRING: John Heard (Home Alone), Esmé Bianco (Game of Thrones), Thomas Ian Nicholas (American Pie), William Sadler (Iron Man 3), Andrew Keegan (10 Things I Hate About You).

     

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    LIVING IN THE FUTURES PAST by Susan Kucera, A documentary presented by Jeff Bridges.
    USA October 2017 - 83 minutes

    11 festivals scheduled in May for Jeff Bridges' Living in the Future's Past

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    This busy may for Susan Kucera the director of LITFP follows the very successfull entry on the circuit in April with 11 selections. 6 FESTIVAL WINS SO FAR Garden State Film Festival 2018:  Best Documentary Award NewYork Festivals: Best documentary on climate change and sustainability from New York Festivals (founded in 1957)  Gold United Nations award for "Outstanding Achievement in International Communications which best exemplifies the i...
     
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    DEAD ON ARRIVAL D.O.A. by Stephen Sepher - Thriller  - USA  - June  2017 -  96 minutes

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    Emmy nominated Billy Flynn stars in an ensemble cast as Sam Collins, a pharmaceutical sales rep who visits a small town in Louisiana to close the business deal of a lifetime. He finds himself in a dark world of sex, corruption and murder as he is poisoned with no antidote to save his life. Desperate for answers, with less than 24 hours to live, Sam turns to a local girl Jesse. Their path leads to a voodoo priestess who only confirms Sam's doomed fate. On the run, caught in a deadly vertigo with no one to trust, Sam and Jesse find themselves running from police detectives, the Mob and a dirty sheriff who wants him dead.

    Inspired by the 1950 classic noir thriller D.O.A. 

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    Revolution by Rob Stewart  
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    over 40 festival wins so far

    Eco Documentary feature film by Rob Stewart April 2015, 82 minutes (Sharkwater)
    Revolution is a film about changing the world. The true-life adventure of Rob Stewart, this follow-up to his acclaimed SHARKWATER (36 festival wins) documentary continues his remarkable journey; one that will take him through 15 countries over four years, and where he'll discover that it's not only sharks that are in grave danger -- it's humanity itself.

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    SERET:Sabras a go go

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    While much of the international film world was cavorting across the Croisette, confused and often rain-swept, and desperately seeking empowerment for female cineastes on and off the screens of the largest festival in the world, where who knows how few of les femmes have received the Palme d'Or (apart from the Down Under champion Jane Campion?), once more with feeling the Israeli Film Festival  known as Seret was again unreeling in apparently sunnier Albio...
     
     

    New York: Tribeca Film Festival 2018 Documentaries

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    The Tribeca Film Festival has a well established reputation for presenting outstanding documentaries in its program and excelled again in this year’s edition.  43 feature length documentaries were shown in four sections, the Documentary Competition, Spotlight Documentary, Viewpoints, and Special Screening. Close to half of the documentaries were produced by women film makers and first-time directors, a proportion that also held for narrative, international and U.S. films. ...
     

    Late Deadline for NYC 2 Paris International Film Fest: JUNE 4

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    The Late Deadline to submit your film to the NYC 2 Paris Film Festival is June 4th, 2018!    NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival honors the Best in Category which includes Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Best Short Narrative, Best Super Short, Best Music Video, as well as Best Director and Best Screenplay. The NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival provides a showcase for the best in independent cinema, including short films, fea...
     

    Line Up for the 2018 Human Rights Watch Film Festival

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    The Line Up information for the 2018 Human Rights Watch Film Festival hs been revealed.    This year's festival highlights women fighting back against personal and institutional abuse, and 12 of the 15 films are directed by women.  This year's festival also probes government and corporate regulation of information with films like The Cleaners on data gatekeepers.    The opening night film On Her Shoulders about Yezidi Huma...
     
     

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    Asghar Farhadi confirmed at 'FEST - Training Ground' to lecture Masterclass

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    Asghar Farhadi opened Cannes Film Festival with Everybody Knows FEST - Training Ground  : 19-24| JUN 2018 Espinho, Portugal    We are so thrilled to announce that the two time Academy Award winner Asghar Farhadi is coming to FEST - Training Ground to host a masterclass. Asghar Farhadi has been nominated for over one hundred awards in festivals all over the world and has won over sixty awards inside and outside Iran. Definitely one of the for...

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    Les gagnants du Grand Concours International du Web des Off de Cannes 2018

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    Samedi 19 mai, Alain Zirah et Anne Gomis ont eu le plaisir d'annoncer les gagnants du Grand Concours dans le Grand Salon de l'Intercontinental Carlton Cannes puis lors du diner de gala GSF / OFF DE CANNES 2018.   Les gagnants du Grand Concours International du Web des Off de Cannes 2018 sont :   Catégorie Cinéma : Grand Prix du cinéma des Off de Cannes 2018 à Naïs Graziani pour son émouvant film "La Nuit"  Coup de...

     

    Le Jury œcuménique 2018 attribue son Prix à Capharnaüm de Nadine Labaki et à Blackkklansman de Spike Lee

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    Le Jury œcuménique 2018 attribue son Prix au film : CAPHARNAÜM de Nadine Labaki (Compétition Officielle) ...
     

    L’UPC félicite ses membres dont les films qu’ils ont produits ou coproduits ont été primés à Cannes

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    L’UPC adresse toutes ses félicitations à ses membres dont les films qu’ils ont produits ou coproduits ont été primés à l’occasion du 71ème Festival de Cannes : En compétition  Capharnaüm de Nadine LABAKI produit avec Anne-Dominique TOUSSAINT – LES FILMS DES TOURNELLES (productrice associée)   Prix du Jury   Un certain regard Sofia de Meryem BENM’BAREK produit par Olivier DELB...
     

    L' ADEF félicite les équipes des 17 films primés représentés par des exportateurs français

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    Alors que le Festival de Cannes vient de toucher à sa fin, l’Association Des Exportateurs de Films - ADEF adresse ses plus sincères félicitations aux équipes des 17 films primés lors du Festival qui sont représentés par des exportateurs français. La prépondérance des exportateurs français dans ce palmarès 2018 démontre une nouvelle fois le savoir-faire français en la matière et l’...
     

    Cannes vs Netflix: le festival de Cannes joue t il avec le feu?

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    Le rejet de Netflix par les responsables du festival de Cannes sous motif qu'un film ça passe sur les écrans et que le festival célèbre " ce cinéma",  peut tout a fait se comprendre, témoigne d'une certaine logique.   Cette logique, de moins en moins partagée, est elle en phase avec la réalité quotidienne (place de la production européenne dans le monde) et l'actualité (streaming en p...
     

    Tout le Palmarès du 71e Festival de Cannes !

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    Hirokazu Kore-Eda © L. Venance / AFP PHOTO Clap de fin sur ce 71e Festival de Cannes qui, pendant 12 jours, a dévoilé des artistes et des films du monde entier. Sur la scène du Grand Théâtre Lumière, le maître de Cérémonie, Edouard Baer, a accueilli le Jury des Longs Métrages présidé par Cate Blanchett, pour lannonce du Palmarès 2018. La manifestation sest achevée su...
     

    Cannes 2018 - La Queer Palm décernée à GIRL un film belge de Lukas Dhont, présenté à Un Certain Regard.

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    The Queer Palm is an independently sponsored prize for selected LGBT-relevant films entered into the Cannes Film Festival. The award recognizes a film for its treatment of LGBT themes and gleans from among those films nominated or entered under Official Selection, Un Certain Regard, International Critics' Week, Directors' Fortnight and the ACID section.   The 2018 jury is headed by Sylvie Pialat...
     

    Samouni Road de Stefano Savona Lauréat de L’Œil d’or - Le Prix du documentaire Cannes 2018

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    Le Jury de l’Œil d’Or, présidé par le réalisateur Emmanuel Finkiel avec, à ses côtés, la comédienne Lolita Chammah, la réalisatrice Kim Longinotto, la critique de cinéma Isabelle Danel et le directeur de festival Paul Sturtz, a décerné son prix, ce samedi 19 mai, à Samouni Road de Stefano Savona présenté à la Quinzaine des Réalisateurs. Ce film revient sur l’...
     

    L'Award de la meilleure musique de film a été attribué à ROMA ZVER et GERMAN OSIPOV

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        CANNES SOUNDTRACK AWARD #8   L'Award de la meilleure musique de film a été attribué à   ROMA ZVER et GERMAN OSIPOV pour le film Leto (L'été) de Kirill Serebrennikov Date de sortie : fin 2018 ...
     

    "Dog Man" de Matteo Garrone remporte la Palm Dog

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    La Palm Dog Wamiz tient son lauréat 2018       Le gagnant de la Palm Dog Wamiz vient d'être annoncé à 13h sur la plage du Grand Hôtel de Cannes. "Dog Man" de Matteo G...
     

    Remise du Prix du documentaire L'Oeil d'Or demain à 11H

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      Remise du prix Samedi 19 mai 2018 à 11h au Palais des Festivals Salon des Ambassadeurs 4e étage La remise du prix sera suivie d'un cocktail à 11h30,  Terrasse Mouton Cadet Wine Bar Palais des Festivals, 6e étage Le jury de L'Œil d'or - Le Prix du documentaire, est présidé par Emmanuel Finkiel (réalisateur) et composé de&nb...
     

    Les Prix Un Certain Regard 2018

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    Palmares | 18 Mai | Festival J11   Un Certain Regard 2018 a proposé dans sa compétition 18 films. 6 dentre eux étaient des premiers films. Le film douverture était DONBASS de Sergei Loznitsa. Présidé par Benicio Del Toro (acteur, américano-portoricain), le Jury était com...
     

    Le réalisateur danois Ali Abbasi est récompensé par La Semaine du Son pour l’excellence sonore de son film « Gräns »

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    ALI ABBASI, LAURÉAT DU PRIX DE LA MEILLEURE CRÉATION SONORE – 2ème ÉDITION AU FESTIVAL DE CANNES 2018           Pour la 2ème année consécutive, La Semaine du Son a remis le 18 mai, sur la Terrasse du Festival à Cannes, le prix de la Meilleure Création Sonore dans le cadre de la sélection officielle « Un Certain Regard ».  Ce prix, créé e...
     

    Cérémonie de Clôture de la Semaine de la Critique

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    Charles Tesson & Charlotte Lipinska, Cérémonie de clôture Awards ceremony     Prix SACD SACD Award  WOMAN AT WAR Alex Lutz remettant le Prix Canal + giving the Canal + Award &n...
     

    50e Quinzaine des Réalisateurs Films primés par les partenaires

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    L'Uruguay, pays invité de la 27e édition du Festival de Biarritz

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      Enserré entre deux voisins imposants, politiquement stable depuis la fin de la dictature dans les années 80, socialement progressiste, prospère d’un point de vue économique, l’Uruguay fait figure de phénomène. Berceau de Lautréamont et de Jules Supervielle, patrie du candombe et de la murga, copropriétaire du tango, sa culture riche et bigarrée rayonne bien au-delà de ses 3,5 mil...
     

    Inauguration du Pavillon français de la 16e Exposition internationale d'architecture - La Biennale di Venezia.

     
    Jean-Yves Le Drian, ministre de l'Europe et des Affaires étrangères, et Françoise Nyssen, ministre de la Culture, saluent l'inauguration, ce vendredi 25 mai 2018, du Pavillon français de la 16e Exposition internationale d'architecture - La Biennale di Venezia. La proposition Lieux infinis, de l'équipe Encore Heureux formée des architectes Nicola Delon, Julien Choppin et Sébastien Eymard, met en valeur des lieux produits de mani&e...
     

    L’Assemblée des Médias et du 7e Art fête ses 10 ans le 11 juin 2018 au Théâtre Édouard VII

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      L’Assemblée des Médias et du 7e Art soutient la création sous toutes ses formes et met en valeur les nouvelles opportunités que proposent les nouveaux médias. A l'occasion de cet anniversaire se réuniront ​décideurs, ​créateurs, auteur...
     

    Top 10 des entrées hebdo France du 16/05/2018 au 22/05/2018

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      Solo: A Star Wars Story s'impose en tête des démarrages de ce mercredi 23 mai, suivi, bien plus loin, de La Fête des mères et de Gueule d'ange.               ...
     

    Les compositeurs de musique de films nominés pour la 3ème édition des Prix de l'UCMF

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        Voici la liste des compositeurs de musique de films nominés pour la 3ème édition des Prix de l'UCMF le jeudi 31 mai  à 19h00 à la SACEM.          SAVE THE DATE   L’Union des Compositeurs de Musiques de Films (UCMF) Présente   LA REMISE DES PRIX UCMF 2018 3ème édition    DE LA MUSIQUE À L’IMAGE Jeudi 31 mai 2018 à 19h00 Auditorium D...

     

     


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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 at the state of the art James Bridges theatre, Los Angeles.

    Come ready and artistically inclined starting Saturday the 16TH of June 2018 through Sunday evening 17th June 2018.

    Full schedule here: https://newmediafilmfestival.com/schedule.php

    The Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality and 360 immersive schedule for Sunday June 17th Noon – 8PM

    Schedule VR Experience here  https://calendly.com/newmediaff


    Big Air VR with Elliot Sloan
    World Premiere!
    Description:
    Extreme sports VR experience. Be prepared to get some Big Air.

     

    AI Nightmare VR
    L.A. Premiere!
    Description:
    Abducted by futuristic AI robots, you race against the clock to solve a cryptic message and prevent Earth's coming destruction - only to question if what you experienced was actually just a nightmare.

     

    The Train Hamasen VR
    US Premiere!
    Description:
    People from different cultures and ages wait for a train to start a journey through time and space.

     

    Live VR Corridor-Mixed Reality after Bruce Nauman

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    A mixed reality installation that pays homage to the early days of video art by immersing visitors in a space that is part physical and part virtual, inverting the senses of sight and touch, and activating the pleasures of looking, seeing and being seen.

     

    Hoodoo VR LA Premiere!

    Description:
    We follow the adventures of Claw a simple cat exploring a mysterious fragment of a forgotten world. With the help of the audience, will Claw get through his journey in one piece?

    In a partnership with NVidia, 3D can be viewed online anytime at this link www.3dvisionlive.com/category/channel/new-media-film-festival

    3D Deadline the Magician - watch online

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    The great magician Enero is on the search for his beloved assistant who mysteriously disappeared during a magic show many years ago.
    A fantastic story about hope, lost time and what really counts in life.

    3D Crooked Billet - watch online
    US Premiere!
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    Think Da Vinci code with a splash of Indiana Jones and the Holy Grail, but in this case it's the staff Moses used to part the red sea, secretly brought to England at the time of Julius Caesar.

     

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    The New Media Film Festival seemed like an outlier when it started in 2009, with their strange categories, web series, 3D storytelling, digital comics, now all of a sudden these phrases are the new normal. The NMFF is always looking to the future, challenging creators, the market and the audience to discover new storytelling. There are not many festivals pushing the limits - go NMFF! – Oscar Winner Nick Reed

     

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    The Top Shorts, Scripts, and New Media content is being celebrated at 9th Annual New Media Film Festival in Los Angeles

    The New Media Film Festival will celebrate its 9th Annual New Medial Fil Festival. The grand festival will be held at James Bridge Theater, Los Angeles on 16th and 17th June 2018. New media films and content from 40 different countries including, USA and LA will be showcased in the festival. 110 new media films, content from 40 countries 36 world, 7 US and 24 Los Angeles premieres will participate in the film festival.

    There are nine New Media Sessions to enjoy during the festival. For Sunday June 17, 2018 New Media 7: New Media-Pilot-Scripts-Shorts with Q&A is 4:30PM - 6:30PM

    For classic media, Shorts are a popular form of cinematic enjoyment. The short movies programmed are Finn’s Whistle directed by Kelsey Selby, Bruce directed by Irhad Mutic, Knights Templar Secret Found directed by Martin Brightly, oRaNgE dReAmS directed by Jessica Liu, Shinrin-Yoku Forest Bathing directed by Mark Knight, Tear directed by Naonori Fukuzawa, The Art of Human Salvage directed by Dempsey Tillman and Two Strangers who Meet Five Times directed by Marcus Markou.

     

    Under new media categories, people will get to see The Invisible Walls of Occupation directed by Osnat Skoblinski, If Were You – Si Fueras Tu, directed by Joaquin Liamas, No Name to Flourish directed by Stav Eitan, Upper Austria – An Incredible Journey directed by Geoff Tompkinson, and Rhythm of the Mountains – Rosa Khutor directed by Valeria Travkina.

     

    The pilot category includes Other People’s Children directed by Anna Hozian& Brad Riddell, That Was NY directed by Bek Markas, Kristal Clear directed by Joshua Demers, and The Bear Whisperer which is directed by Peter Houlihan.

     

    Under the scripts category, stories have been accepted from teens to seasoned writing veterans.  Scripts from 3 pages to feature length, even one based off a best-selling book. Listed script names are Gumboots written by Laura Hesse, Midnight written by Shaunya Boddie, Making Peace written by Judah Ray, Run! Run! Run! – The Lives of Abbie Hoffman written by Michael J. Shapiro, Jillian’s Peak written by Charzette Torrence and Danielle Johnson, Mania written by Greg Mania, Rust written by Justin Moran, Red Light written by Dempsey Tillman & Ted Dewberry, The Heart of a Tiger written by Srey Ram Kuy and Shaky Hands written by Sophie Hood.

     

     

    Each of the nominees above is in consideration for Best of Category Award and Grand Prize Award, $45,000.00 in Awards.  Judges are from HBO, Marvel, Emmys, and other industry leaders.

    About the New Media Film Festival:

    When the NMFF began nearly ten years ago, non-traditional media like virtual reality and mobile content were almost considered to be science-fiction in the Industry. Few people had experienced the power of these innovative technologies, let alone how they would revolutionize the way we consume media today. The NMFF doesn’t just show great films. It champions new forms of storytelling in the 21st Century. – David Kleiler, PhD and board member.  

     

    Tickets on sale now. For full schedule visit https://newmediafilmfestival.com/schedule.php

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    58th edition of Krakow Film Festival, one of the oldest and the most recognizable events dedicated to documentary, animated and short films has started tonight. Sergei Loznitsa, Talal Derki, and Etgar Keret are among the guests.

     

    During the 8 festival days, the audience has a chance to see about 250 films from the whole world, presented in 4 competitions and 12 non-competing sections. The screenings are complemented with Q&As, workshops, exhibitions, concerts and KFF Industry events for the professionals, including presentations of the new Polish documentary and animated projects.

     

    The festival has opened with the world premiere of a music documentary “Concerto for Two” by Tomasz Drozdowicz – the colourful story of an outstanding conductor, pianist and composer Jerzy Maksymiuk, as well as an intimate description of a special relationship he has with his wife Ewa. The film takes part in the international music documentary films competition DocFilmMusic and in the national competition.

     

    This edition’s special guest is Estonian cinema. In the “Focus on Estonia” section the latest productions from this Baltic country will be presented: documentaries, shorts, a special programme for kids and teenagers and a selection of student films. The film professionals from Estonia and Poland will meet at the industry conference to discover the opportunities for collaboration. The section will be inaugurated with a daring documentary “Rodeo. Taming a Wild Country” showing the process of breaking free from the Soviet regime.

     

    This year’s Dragon of Dragons award for lifetime achievement will go to Sergei Loznitsa („Donbass”, „A Gentle Creature”, „Blockade”), an outstanding documentary filmmaker, a multiple Krakow Film Festival winner. The programme includes the retrospective of Loznitsa’s films and his master class devoted to using of archival footage and one’s own life experiences in filmmaking.

     

    Another highlight of the festival is a visit of Etgar Keret, one of the most famous and popular Israeli writers, a master of short fiction, screenwriter and lecturer. The documentary “Etgar Keret: Based on a True Story” will be shown as a part of “World Stories” section, and director Stephane Kaas, writer Rutger Lemm, and the protagonist are expected at the festival and will take part in meeting with an audience.

     

    One of the more distinctive and very popular section of the festival is Docs+Science, a cycle dedicated to science films accompanied by the meetings with the experts and organized for the fifth time, in cooperation with the Foundation for AGH. One of the films presented in a section is a documentary “Jane” focusing on the story of an exceptional researcher Jane Goodall, who spent most of her life among chimpanzees. The film is directed by Brett Morgen, known for “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” awarded in Krakow in 2015.   

     

    As a matter of fact, this edition seems to be marked with returns. Syrian filmmaker Talal Derki, a Silver Horn 2014 laureate for “Return to Homs”, comes with “Of Fathers and Sons”, a close up on a life of jihadists, awarded already at Sundance. Till Schauder, the last year’s winner of the DocFilmMusic competition brings to Krakow “The Reggae Boyz” about Jamaican football team. Kaleo La Belle, the winner of the KFF documentary competition in 2010 in “Fell in Love with a Girl” tells the story of his own attempts to create a perfectly functioning patchwork family. Last but not least, Zosya Rodkevich, the Golden Horn 2016 winner for “My Friend Boris Nemtsov”, comes back with “White Mama”, a documentary about a woman who, having six black-skinned children born out of her relationship with an Ethiopian man, decides to adopt a white boy with mental health problems.

     

    Among Polish filmmakers attending 58.KFF there will be: Marta Prus, the author of the widely known documentary “Over the Limit”, that secured her a place on the prestigious Variety magazine list; Marta Pajek, last year’s winner for her animation “Impossible Figures and Other Stories II”, whose latest film “III” was selected to the competition in Cannes and Grzegorz Zariczny, the director of awarded at Sundance “The Whistle”, who comes back to the festival with “The Last Lesson” about high school graduates from the Krakow.

     

    Traditionally in the programme there are the screenings of music films in the open air cinema at the foot of Wawel Castle (Sound of Music), films awarded in the befriended festivals (Festival Award Winners), showcase of the latest Polish productions (Polish Panorama), cinema for the young (Kids&Youth), last year’s most widely discussed documentaries from different parts of the world (World Stories) and films made in European countries (Somewhere in Europe).

     

    58th Krakow Film Festival will last until Sunday, 3rd June, the award ceremony will take place on Saturday, 2nd June.

     


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    Karlovy Vary IFF presents complete competition sections and other films. The competition sections are Official Selection - Competition, East of the West - Competition and Documentary Films - Competition. 

    The ten world and two international premieres at this year’s festival include the latest by leading Romanian filmmaker Radu Jude "I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians", an original exploration of the subject of nationality and a nation coming to terms with the traumatic moments of its own past. Respected Argentinian director Ana Katz presents a mixture of subtle melancholy with light humour in her family drama Sueño Florianópolis, and we find a no less complex look at the question of male-female relationships in The Fireflies Are Gone, the story of a rebellious yet charismatic teenager directed by Canadian filmmaker Sébastien Pilote. 

    A harrowing performance by actor Caleb Landry Jones dominates Peter Brunner’s dark Austro-American drama To the Night. Two other filmmakers previously recognized at KVIFF present equally original though noticeably more poetic new films: the Russian director of the popular Zoology, Ivan Tverdovsky, presents Jumpman, while Israeli director Joseph Madmony is presenting his third premiere at KVIFF, the subtly moving drama Redemption, co-directed by cinematographer Boaz Y. Yakov.

    Domestic cinema will be represented by Olmo Omerzu’s road movie about the force of boyhood friendship Winter Flies and by debut filmmaker Adam Sedlák’s claustrophobic minimalist study of the slow decline of body and mind, Domestique. Other debuts are from the Dominican Republic and Spain (Natalia Cabral and Oriol Estrada’s nuanced story of an adolescent girl, Miriam Lies), Poland (Paweł Maślona’s dark comedy Panic Attack) and Turkey (Ömür Atay’s moving drama Brothers). The selection, which spans a wide range of styles and genres, is rounded out by talented Slovenian director Sonja Prosenc’s poetic tale of female coming-of-age History of Love.

     

    This year’s East of the West competition is dominated by a strong female element, with seven of the twelve films directed by women. One of them is Czech director Beata Parkanová with her debut Moments – a sensitive depiction of the pitfalls of family life. The second Czech film in this section is Tomáš Pavlíček’s comedy Bear with Us. The eleven debut films include Hungarian director László Csuja’s Blossom Valley – an ironic punk road movie about an odd couple on the run, the Iranian film Amir about life in contemporary Iran, or Via Carpatia, the debut film by Polish director Klara Kochańska, winner of a student Oscar, co-directed by Kasper Bajon.

     

    Of the twelve films in documentary competition at the 53rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, eight are being shown as world premieres. The latest work by previous Karlovy Vary winner Vitaly Mansky, Putin's Witnesses takes a fascinating look at the presidential career of Vladimir Putin. Also in selection are Bridges of Time, the contemplative documentary essay by Kristīne Briede and famous Lithuanian director Audrius Stonys (which is also a part of the retrospective section Reflections of Time: Baltic Poetic Documentary), Marouan Omara and Johanna Domke’s look at the depopulated Egyptian resort Sharm El Sheikh Dream Away, and Cyril Aris’s sad and lyrical The Swing.


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    Thailand Short Film Competition


    DEADLINE - 15th June - Midnight Bangkok time

    Make a short film exploring  “Thailand through the eyes of foreigner (Way of Life/Culture/Tourism)”. We are looking for a fresh approach, using imagination, dramatic technique, and creative vision. You will have to find locations, actors, and use your talent to show your perspective on Thailand within the context of the region you have chosen. The character of your region may be found in unique geographical features, the culture, the people, the food, or the local products.The winning team will receive 300,000 Thai Baht, and there are eight runner up prizes of 30,000 Baht each. The Thailand Film Office will provide...

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    Total of four nights accommodation in Bangkok to cover the start and end of your trip.
    One van with driver for your time while not in Bangkok
    30,000 Thai Baht for expenses during your mission.
    One local assistant, who will travel with you and support you with translation.
    Travel insurance.
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    August 22 – 26, 2018 

     

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    May 16, 2018 Earlybird Deadline

    PSIAF 2018 Palm Springs Intl. Animation Festival & Expo is a global competition in animation and exhibition of the worlds most talented artists in the world. Each year there are awards going to 37 categories including Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short in over 20 different styles of animation from 2D, 3D, Hand Drawin, Painted, Watercolor, Sand, Paper, Experimental, Stop-Motions, VFX, and more.
    The festival is expected to screen over 250+ award wining short and 5 feature-length animated films from over 103 countries including Oscar® Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences , Emmy® and Grammy® wining artists from around the world. The festival and expo also includes VR experiences, live animation demonstrations, character and model sculptors, animation panel discussions, seminars, and educational programming will be held in conjunction with an international poster contest. 

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    In 2018, the 5th edition of WoFF aspires to bring more audiences, filmmakers and industry professionals together, creating a platform to exchange ideas, showcase their work and most importantly talk on film and new trends in the industry, women filmmakers of today and independent film production in Europe, the US and beyond. Our focus remains on independent cinema from all around the globe, by showcasing the work of first feature filmmakers, women directors and eastern European cinema in our three main sections, First Features, The Female Perspective & Focus on Balkan Cinema, respectively.

    Films can be exclusively submitted via Film Freeway by clicking on the link below

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    TAIPEI by Jason Lester Romance under influence - USA, first feature film 96 minutes

    "Think Romeo and Juliet meets Trainspotting" - Filmfestivals.com Bruno Chatelin

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    Taipei is an adaptation of Tao Lin’s critically-acclaimed, cult favorite novel of the same name.

    Two young New York writers fall in and out of love amidst a whirlwind of drugs, parties, technology, and travel. As one relationship collapses, another blooms for Erin, swept into the world of Paul Chen, a mysterious, charismatic author. When he proposes documenting every aspect of their new romance in an epic laptop-filmed “documentary”, the couple enter into a performative bad romance, fueled by substances and sleepless nights. Tracking the pair through a shotgun Niagara Falls wedding, an LSD trip in a New Jersey mansion, and to Taiwan, the country of Paul’s birth where the couple comes to confront their individual alienation, Taipei is a visually stunning, extremely contemporary portrayal of what it means to be young, alive, and in love in a digital world.

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    Struggling with his new life in New Orleans, Clive follows Trevor, a former professor to his country home on the bayou in Cut Off, LA to gain a new perspective.  While Trevor helps Clive deal with his demons, Clive is sucked into a mission to kill.

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    CHIMERA by Maurice Haeems USA India Thriller Science Fiction 79 minutes

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    A brilliant but disturbed scientist decides to freeze his children alive, while he races against time to cure their deadly genetic disease by unlocking the secret of immortality encoded within the DNA of the Turritopsis jellyfish.

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    LIVING AMONG US by Brian Metcalf  - Vampire Found Footage Thriller Ocober 2017 80 minutes

    A family of Vampires hire some filmmakers to bring their story to the world with devastating results.  STARRING: John Heard (Home Alone), Esmé Bianco (Game of Thrones), Thomas Ian Nicholas (American Pie), William Sadler (Iron Man 3), Andrew Keegan (10 Things I Hate About You).

     

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    LIVING IN THE FUTURES PAST by Susan Kucera, A documentary presented by Jeff Bridges.
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    11 festivals scheduled in May for Jeff Bridges' Living in the Future's Past

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    This busy may for Susan Kucera the director of LITFP follows the very successfull entry on the circuit in April with 11 selections. 6 FESTIVAL WINS SO FAR Garden State Film Festival 2018:  Best Documentary Award NewYork Festivals: Best documentary on climate change and sustainability from New York Festivals (founded in 1957)  Gold United Nations award for "Outstanding Achievement in International Communications which best exemplifies the i...
     
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    DEAD ON ARRIVAL D.O.A. by Stephen Sepher - Thriller  - USA  - June  2017 -  96 minutes

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    Emmy nominated Billy Flynn stars in an ensemble cast as Sam Collins, a pharmaceutical sales rep who visits a small town in Louisiana to close the business deal of a lifetime. He finds himself in a dark world of sex, corruption and murder as he is poisoned with no antidote to save his life. Desperate for answers, with less than 24 hours to live, Sam turns to a local girl Jesse. Their path leads to a voodoo priestess who only confirms Sam's doomed fate. On the run, caught in a deadly vertigo with no one to trust, Sam and Jesse find themselves running from police detectives, the Mob and a dirty sheriff who wants him dead.

    Inspired by the 1950 classic noir thriller D.O.A. 

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    Revolution is a film about changing the world. The true-life adventure of Rob Stewart, this follow-up to his acclaimed SHARKWATER (36 festival wins) documentary continues his remarkable journey; one that will take him through 15 countries over four years, and where he'll discover that it's not only sharks that are in grave danger -- it's humanity itself.

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