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The Venice Film Festival Announces Competition and Out of Competition Films

The Venice Film Festival  is the oldest film festival in the world. Founded by Count Giuseppe Volpi di Misurata in 1932,  the festival has since taken place every year in late August or early September on the island of the … Continue reading

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International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival – October 15-18, 2009

Arizona’s Premier Genre Film Festival wants you!  From the producers of the Phoenix Film Festival, the International Horror & Sci Fi Film Festival is now accepting Horror & Sci Fi Feature and Short submissions, as well as Screenplays and Student Shorts!

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Karlovy Vary Marks 20 Years of Freedom

Where were you when the Berlin Wall cracked? Two decades after Communism fell on its sickle in Eastern Europe, the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is remembering in grand style. For its 44th edition (July 3-11), this Czech shindig looks back on … Continue reading

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Premieres Bookend SILVERDOCS

Two premieres will bookend the SILVERDOCS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL, which begins on Monday, June 15. The Festival opens with the U.S. Premiere of MORE THAN A GAME,  a remarkable coming of age story about friendship and loyalty in the face of great … Continue reading

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VISIONFEST 09: The Other Festival

VF09 opening night sales for EVIL THINGS scare up an added screening; Interest flares for staged reading of epic WWII script, PREEMPTIVE STRIKE and Academy Award winner, Mira Sorvino, shines in ‘closing night’ film. NYC’s Tribeca Cinemas’ marquee will light … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Human Rights

These challenging times call for courage, determination and a selflessness that was woefully out of fashion in the Me-Me-Me Decade that preceded the worldwide economic collapse. That there is potential for the global community to learn from its mistakes is … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Human Rights

These challenging times call for courage, determination and a selflessness that was woefully out of fashion in the Me-Me-Me Decade that preceded the worldwide economic collapse. That there is potential for the global community to learn from its mistakes is … Continue reading

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European Views at New York Gay Film Festival

New York audiences interested in a uniquely gay European point of view have several films to sample at the NewFest, New York’s key gay and lesbian film festival event. The Festival obviously values this European perspective, having chosen a UK … Continue reading

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Cannes Film Festival President Gilles Jacob’s Opening Press Conference Speech for Cannes 62

The following is a reproduction of a speech Festival de Cannes President Gilles Jacobs gave at the press conference at the Intercontinental le Grand Hotel in Paris last month when Jacobs was announcing the Official Selection for the 2009 Festival … Continue reading

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International Festival of Films on Art – 27th Edition

THE WORLD’S BIGGEST ART FILM FESTIVAL – MONTREAL The world’s biggest art film festival has just ended in Montreal. The 27th edition of FIFA (Festival International du Film sur l’Art–FIFA, at www.artififa.com), attracts over 270 films from 35 countries, in … Continue reading

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