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Checking The Pulse Of European Cinema

The New York Film Festival, which enters its final weekend today, has presented a program with a large emphasis on European cinema. With a strong showing of films from Portugal and France, the Festival finds that contemporary European cinema from … Continue reading

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ENTRE NOS Wins Top Film Honors In The North American Independents Competition Section Of The 25th Edition Of Troia International Film Festival

 ENTRE NOS, a hard-hitting and emotionally involving drama about the struggles of an illegal immigrant to make a life for herself and her children on the mean streets of New York City, was chosen as the Best Film in the North … Continue reading

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Michael Madsen Feted At Festroia

In its 25 year history, FESTROIA has welcomed such luminaries as Lauren Bacall, Robert Mitchum, Kirk Douglas, Dennis Hopper, Christopher Walken, Jane Russell, Ben Gazarra and Mickey Rooney. This year, career achievement honors went to American actor Michael Madsen, who was in Portugal to receive his prize. … Continue reading

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Spotlight On Debut Directors At Festroia

One of the three prestigious film competitions at FESTROIA, the Portugese festival which is nearing its mid-point, is the Primerias Obras/First Works section. This has always been a program that has attracted interested from the attending industry and public, because it … Continue reading

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A Showcase Of New Czech Cinema

Each year, FESTROIA shines its spotlight on a different film producing country. This year, it is the turn of the Czech Republic, which has been at the forefront of international filmmaking since its celebrated heyday in the 1960s. One of … Continue reading

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