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Eyal Silvan’s Top Ten List

Israeli filmmaker Eyal Sivan has been asked by IDFA to program a personal Top Ten List of his favorite films for this year’s event. Sivan is in Amsterdam for the premiere of his latest film Jaffa, The Orange Clockwork, which screens … Continue reading

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Entre Nos Sweeps FLIFF Awards

ENTRE NOS, a hard-hitting drama of an illegal immigrant and her childrens’ struggle for humanity on the mean streets of New York City, swept the top awards at the Fort Lauderdale International  (FLIFF) , which ends its three-week run today with a marathon … Continue reading

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Sundance Film Festival USA

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL U.S.A., BRINGING DIRECT-FROM-FESTIVAL FILMMAKERS AND THEIR FILMS TO THEATRES IN 8 CITIES WITH SPECIAL EVENTS COINCIDING AT THE FILM FESTIVAL IN UTAH ALL FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY: THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2010 Groundbreaking Event to … Continue reading

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New York Film Festival Film In Focus: Precious

Oscar, meet Precious……..the Academy Awards have just gotten their first blast of ghetto love with the rising tides surrounding the urban drama PRECIOUS: Based On A Novel By Sapphire by producer-turned-director Lee Daniels. The film, a major hit out of … Continue reading

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Music Films Rock Woodstock Film Festival

Woodstock is synonymous with music, so it makes perfect sense that one of the highlights of the Woodstock Film Festival is a series of highly anticipated music films. The films range from folk to rock to punk and everything in between, and … Continue reading

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HBO Films Directors Dialogues At NYFF

The New York Film Festival provides extraordinary access to some of world cinema’s most interesting film talents via the HBO Films Directors Dialogue Series. Among those who are participating (all of whom have films in the festival proper):

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Friar’s Club Comedy Film Festival

Wow! What a way to start off the inaugural year for the Friar’s Club Comedy Film Festival. First, was the 8pm “red carpet premiere” for the new Coen’s Brothers film “A Serious Man” at the Ziegfeld Theatre on West 54th … Continue reading

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Cinevegas Announces Hiatus For 2010 Festival

  LAS VEGAS – CineVegas Festival President Robin Greenspun and Artistic Director Trevor Groth announced today that the CineVegas Film Festival will not be held in 2010.

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Macao, China International Digital Cinema Festival & Entertainment Technology Expo Makes Bow in December

Createasphere, Burma Road & Randall Dark Productions Announce First Ever Film Fest & Tech Expo in Macao, China September 24, 2009 (Burbank, CA)   On December 3-5, 2009 in China’s glamorous Macao, filmmakers, broadcasters, experts and technology companies will gather for the country’s … Continue reading

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Critics Survey of Toronto International Film Festival 2009

TIFF 2009 Survey Results BEST NARRATIVE FILM 1. A Serious Man, directed by Joel and Ethan Coen (63 points) 2. City of Life and Death, directed by Chuan Lu (20) 3. Up In The Air, directed by Jason Reitman (18) … Continue reading

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