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Served at SIFF: Asian Fusion

This year’s Seattle International Film Festival served some tasty Asian treats. Here’s the movie wrap-up including their degrees of spiciness–from one star to four.

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New York: NY Asian Film Festival 2010

http://www.subwaycinema.com/  When I first covered the festival numerous years ago at the downtown Anthology Film Archives, I was struck by several features not encountered in any of the other established festivals. The organizers of the festival performed antics on the … Continue reading

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New York: Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2010

In its 21st edition the festival organized by  Human Rights Watch and the Film Society of Lincoln Center presented  from June 10-24  thirty films from 25 countries  with 28 New York Premieres. The Human Rights Watch organization is an international … Continue reading

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VISIONFEST 10 wraps with standing room only

VISIONFEST 10: THE OTHER FESTIVAL    Promoting Domestic Filmmaking Standing room only at Tribeca Cinemas as VISIONFEST 10 unveiled its 5×5 NY State of Mind Digital Project and Ron Farrar Brown’s CONSENT led award winners’ pack with 3 statuettes at VISIONFEST 10 Awards … Continue reading

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AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary Festival Announces Award Winners 2010

WO AI NI MOMMY (I LOVE YOU, MOMMY) Wins Sterling US Feature Award Special Jury Mentions went to THE KIDS GROW UP and MY PERESTROIKA THE WOMAN WITH THE 5 ELEPHANTS Wins Sterling World Feature Award Special Jury Mention went … Continue reading

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New York Documentary Film Festival

The Italian Festival dei Popoli arranged at the Anthology Film Archives in New York from May 26 -30 a documentary film festival and presented a selection of Italian productions. Guided by ‘The Feeling of Being There’ theme the program included … Continue reading

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Silverdocs Film In Focus: WAITING FOR SUPERMAN

After you have produced one of the influential documentaries of your generation (and also won an Oscar for it), what do you do for an encore? Well, for Davis Guggenheim, the director of AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH, the rousing documentary that focused on the debate … Continue reading

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Tribeca 2010: From Pipelines to Film Culture?

It belongs to our common sense perception that distribution and production technologies develop more rapidly than the content they cover and that great competence in technologies is not equivalent to the mastery of creative content. Knowing grammar and vocabulary or … Continue reading

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21ST Annual Dusty Film and animation Festival and Awards

School of Visual Arts PROUDLY Presents the 21ST Annual Dusty Film and animation Festival and Awards Film and Animation Festival: May 2 – 7, 2010 Awards Ceremony and Gala: Thursday, May 6, 2010 The 21st annual Dusty Film and Animation … Continue reading

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SUNDANCE 10 Wrap Report with The Top 10 of ’10

PARK CITY, Utah —- The 26th Sundance Film Festival wrapped with new Festival Director, John Cooper, painting a positive spin on a year without a true break-out hit.  “Great films make for a great festival.  This year it was as … Continue reading

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