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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: South Asian International Film Festival 2013

The South Asian International Film Festival, celebrating its 10th anniversary from December 3-8, focuses on films from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Indian Diaspora. It presented this year 9 feature films and 5 shorts, including 6 Indian co-productions … Continue reading

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NYAFF Goran Interview

Goran Topalovic is  a film curator, writer, and consultant and the co-founder and executive director of New York-based Subway Cinema which has been essential for programming Asian films in the United States. Since 2002, Topalovic is the co-director of Subway Cinema’s … Continue reading

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Mexico: GIFF 2013, Creative Expansion

The Guanajuato International Film Festival, formerly known as Expresion en Corto was held from July 19-28 in San Miguel de Allende and Guanajuato and presented in its 16th edition new avenues of original growth rarely observed at other festivals.  It … Continue reading

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New York: Interview Update – The New York Indian Film Festival

Celebrating its 13th anniversary  from April 30 – May 4 2013, the New York Indian Film Festival was the first festival  in the United States devoted to Indian films and has grown to be the  largest and most influential; helping … Continue reading

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New York Niche Film Festivals: Cambodia

As part of the month long Season of Cambodia Arts festival in New York, the Film Society of Lincoln Center and noted Cambodia documentary filmmaker Rithy Panh presented Old Ghosts, New Dreams: The Emerging Cambodian Cinema.  The festival ran from … Continue reading

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The New Arab Cinema

With the Middle East so much in the news, and two long wars dragging the United States and its partners into imprecise waters that have as much to do with cultural conflicts as military ones, it becomes achingly clear that … Continue reading

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Latin Beat At Lincoln Center

To accompany the steamy heat of mid August in New York City, the Film Society of Lincoln Center is offering the 13th edition of its Latinbeat series, presenting a variety of the best recent Latin American cinema made in the … Continue reading

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Homage To Claude Sautet

Even the most avid of French film lovers may not be as familiar with the career and oeuvre of Claude Sautet. Well, the Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York is about to address it, offering the iconic French … Continue reading

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Venice-Set French Thriller

You cannot get much better than having the city of Venice as your backdrop. Add to that the cinematic prowess of a French legend, and discriminating audiences have one of the best arthouse films of the moment. UNFORGIVEABLE, the latest … Continue reading

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