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Sundance 2015 Event Report: Catdance Film Festival

Feline finery was in full swing in Park City, Utah on January 24 for the furriest celebration of independent film. Now in its third year, the Catdance Film Festival*, presented by Fresh Step® litter, rolled out the red carpet with … Continue reading

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Cuban Culture Festival New York Announces Exciting Program Showcasing the Latest in Cuban Film, Dance, Music and Visual Arts

American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba (AFLFC) announced the program for Cuban Culture Festival New York (CCFNY), an exciting multi-disciplinary collaboration withAfro Latin Jazz Alliance (ALJA), Americas Society, BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music), Jack Shainman Gallery, The Joyce … Continue reading

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2015 Family of Woman Film Festival Announce Evening Screenings

The 8th annual Family of Woman Film Festival celebrates international filmmaking with this year’s festival theme, “Women and Their Dreams.” For the first time, the festival presents three special evening film events at the Sun Valley Opera House where audiences … Continue reading

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HBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. Television Rights to “How to Dance in Ohio” Prior to its World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival

HBO Documentary Films has acquired U.S. television rights to HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO. Directed by Alexandra Shiva (Stagedoor, Bombay Eunuch), the film will have its world premiere Sunday, January 25 at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Review: “One Child”

Zijian Mu’s 40-minute documentary entitled “One Child” exerts a powerful hold on its viewer’s emotions. The film follows four families who lost their only child to an earthquake that took place in Sichuan, China, back in 2008, in which 90,000 people, … Continue reading

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Rob Goald’s Top 10 Films of 2014

2014 was a challenging year for the motion picture business and the place of movies in our society and its culture. While the formula of the tent pole still prevails, the independent film saved the day aesthetically by delivering excellence … Continue reading

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Venezuelan Filmmakers Tackle Sex & Gender at VEFFNY 2014

2014 Venezuelan Film Festival in New York, Presented by CITGO®, Announces This Year’s Film Program and Events (#venfilmfest) New York-based festival to feature award-winning films showcasing the growing diversity of Venezuelan filmmaking and a special panel on “Sex and Gender … Continue reading

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New York: 2014 Havana Film Festival New York

As suggested in earlier articles, in order to survive the growing festival scene in major metropolitan areas niche festivals need to have an unmistakable profile offering a program others do not have. These fests’ niche must be  successfully branded, offering … Continue reading

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New York: New Directors / New Films, March 19-30, 2014

Now in its 43nd year, the renowned New Directors/New Films festival, presented jointly by The Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, introduces New York audiences to the work of emerging or not-yet-established filmmakers from around … Continue reading

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SCI-FI-London Film Festival

London – “The way I like to sell the SCI-FI-London Film Festival: ‘You get a pizza, you get a beer. And I’ve got these VHS tapes. My house at 9:00 PM. We’re going to have a party and watch this … Continue reading

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