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"RETURN TO HOMS" wins Grand Jury Prize for World Cinema Documentary @ Sundance 2014

    "RETURN TO HOMS" Grand Jury Prize Winner for World Cinema Documentary @ Sundance 2014 RETURN TO HOMS, the powerful and timely documentary from Syrian filmmakers director Talal Derki and producer Orwa Nyrabia, had its North American premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2014 in the World Cinema Documentary Competition. At the Sundance awards ceremony, where the film won the Grand Jury Prize, the jury said: "We wanted to choose a film that really deeply cap...

Mid Summer Mid Night Mumbai

Midsummer Midnight Mumbai a Romantic and suspense Love Story       A True love story of a hot couple coming soon in Theatre.Midsummer  Midnight Mumbai the First movie of Gudnet Productions directed by Mr.Braj Bhusan starring Sara Khan and Paras Chabbra.....     If you'd like more info, it is possible to visit Midsummer Midnight Mumbai to find much more information.     ...

Madrid International Horror & Fantasy Film Fest

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MADTerrorFest is born to fill Madrid´s void in horror & fantastic genres. There is a lot of hidden talent out there and our goal is to show and share it to fantastic and horror film lovers. We want MADTerrorFest to keep growing and become a national reference point. And why not to say, international as well. Need More? Stay tunned…we´re driving Madrid to complete MADNESS…you are invited! See you in ...

Forum 2014: Special Screenings

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    The Forum has now finalized its 2014 programme with a series of special screenings dedicated to historical films and re-discoveries as well as current works of special formal and thematic interest.   When Bong Joon-ho first opened Jean-Marc Rochette’s comic “Snowpiercer” in a Seoul bookshop, he supposedly devoured all three volumes on the spot. Eight years later, the French comic has been made into the most lavish Korean film of all time. Seolguk-yeolcha ...

13 Dutch Films in Berlinale

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  The Netherlands claims a strong presence at this year’s Berlinale Film Festival with four Dutch features, two Dutch feature length documentaries, two shorts and five minority Dutch films. The animated Dutch documentary The Last Hijack by Femke Wolting and Tommy Pallotta (producer: Submarine, coproducer: Still Films (IE), Razor Film (DE), Savage Film (BE) screens in Panorama.   In Forum is 40 Days Of Silence by Saodat Ismailova (Dutch producer: Volya Films, coprodu...

Panorama 2014: Selection of Fictional Features for Main Programme and Panorama Special Now Complete

With 24 of them world premieres, 36 films from 29 countries will give an overview of current international fictional-feature production. Most recently invited are works from Norway, Ethiopia, Mexico, India, Iran, Georgia, Greece, Hungary and Austria – with returning filmmakers Elfi Mikesch and Umut Dağ, who opened Panorama 2012 with Kuma, his directorial debut.   The titles just added include a remarkable number of Asian productions: In Ieji (Homeland) by Nao Kubota (Japan), a f...

Grace of Monaco by Olivier Dahan to open the 67th Festival de Cannes

French director Olivier Dahan’s Grace of Monaco is to open the next Festival de Cannes. The world preview will take place on Wednesday 14 May, 2014, in the Grand Théâtre Lumière of the Palais des Festivals, in the Official Selection category, Out of Competition. Grace of Monaco follows on from The Great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann. The film portrays a period in the life of American Actress Grace Kelly (played by Nicole Kidman) who became Princess Grace of Monaco when she ...

We Are The Best! to close International Film Festival Rotterdam 2014

43rd International Film Festival Rotterdam 22 January – 2 February 2014 International Film Festival Rotterdam 2014 closes Saturday 1 February with the Dutch premiere of We Are The Best!, the latest film by Swedish director Lukas Moodysson (Fucking Åmål, Mammoth). Tickets for the Closing Night Film and Party are available through filmfestivalrotterdam.com.   Based on his wife’s graphic novel, Moodysson (1969, Malmö) made a wonderfully...

Revolution screens at ZagrebDox in Croatia

We are happy to be selected at the tenth anniversary edition of ZagrebDox which will take place from 23 February to 2 March at Zagreb’s Cineplexx Kaptol Centre theatre. A rich festival line-up once again this year presents over 150 documentary stories from all four corners of the world. ZagrebDox is celebrating an anniversary. For the tenth year in a row it has been acquainting the local audience with recent world documentaries, offering an exclusive chance to see the titles th...

RADiUS-TWC, boutique label from the Weinstein Company, has acquired worldwide rights to the romantic comedy THE ONE I LOVE

THE ONE I LOVE starring Mark Duplass, Elisabeth Moss and Ted Danson.   Directed by Charlie McDowell in his feature film debut, THE ONE I LOVE has been the talk of Sundance since its world premiere on Tuesday night.  The film was produced by the Duplass Brothers. RADiUS has slated a fourth quarter 2014 release. THE ONE I LOVE centers on Ethan (Duplass) and Sophie (Moss), a married couple on the brink of separation. At the urging of their therapist (Danson), they escape t...

Main Street Films announced today the acquisition of Joe Manganiello’s La Bare.

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High profile Slamdance premiere results in competitive deal-making for theatrical release   Main Street Films announced today the acquisition of Joe Manganiello’s La Bare.  Manganiello’s production company 3:59 Inc., run by brother Nick Manganiello, produced the crowd-pleasing documentary.  The Magic Mike star’s directorial debut gives an insider’s look at the history, the lives and the culture of the most popular male strip club in the world, La Bare Dal...

Sony Pictures Classics Lands Sundance Sleeper Hit LAND HO! A film by Martha Stephens & Aaron Katz

  Click here to download images from the film   Park City, Utah -- Sony Pictures Classics announced this morning that it has secured worldwide rights to Martha Stephens & Aaron Katz’s bawdy road trip comedy LAND HO!, which premiered on Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival. SPC plans to release the film nationwide in 2014. The film is produced by Mynette Louie, Sara Murphy, and Christina Jennings, and executive produced by David Gordon Green, and Julie Parker B...

JASH wins at SUNDANCE

JASH SHORT HONORED AT SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL   YouTube comedy collective JASH and filmmaker Janicza Bravo have won The Jury Award, U.S. Fiction at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.  They were honored for the dark comic short “Gregory Go Boom” which stars JASH co-founder Michael Cera as a parapalegic who leaves home to be on his own.  The short also stars Brett Gelman and was written and directed by Bravo.    It’s worth noting tha...

Fantasporto to celebrate 75th anniversary of Wizard of Oz with screening and exhibition

A very special exhibition held with the permission of the producers of the restored masterpiece by Victor Fleming version, will be followed by "The Wizard of Oz," which celebrates the 75th anniversary of his debut in 2014 precisely. A musical in which magic and fantasy merge brilliantly, it is considered one of the 10 best movie in movie history, having provided the Judy Garland a chance to win the Oscar for Best Actress Academy.   ...

23rd NY Jewish Film Fest Premiere of Le Métis de Dieu Photo & Video Coverage

By Maria Esteves – January 20, 2014 The 23rd New York Jewish Film Festival 2014 (NYJFF 2014) New York Premiere of LE METIS DE DIEU (The Jewish Cardinal), directed by Ilan Duran Cohen commenced Saturday, January 11, 2014 at the Walter Reade Theater in Lincoln Center. A special Q&A session with director Cohen moderated by associate curator director, Aviva Weintraub, New York Jewish Film Festival immediately followed. View Trailer Questions posed to director Cohen by Weintraub and the ...

NYJFF Review: The Jewish Cardinal

By Maria Esteves – January 20, 2014 THE JEWISH CARDINAL (Le Métis de Dieu), directed by Ilan Duran Cohen premiered during the 23rd New York Jewish Film Festival 2014 (NYJFF 2014) at the Walter Reade Theater, New York, Saturday, January 11, 2014. A special Q&A session immediately followed with director Cohen, moderated by associate curator director, Aviva Weintraub, New York Jewish Film Festival. THE JEWISH CARDINAL (Le Métis de Dieu) is a spiritual tour de force based ...

Pivot and Univision News acquire US TV rights to Cesar's Last Fast

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Original Documentary About Famed Labor Organizer Marks First In Joint Venture Between Univision News and Participant Media’s TV Network Pivot, the cable network from Participant Media targeting Generation Y, and Univision News, the award-winning news division of Univision  Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, have acquired the U.S. TV rights to ‘Cesar’s Last Fast’ from Richard Ray Perez and Lorena Parlee in advance of its world...

Joe Berlinger premieres his documentary “WHITEY: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA V. JAMES J. BULGER” in Sundance

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As director Joe Berlinger’s 2014 Sundance Film Festival documentary “WHITEY: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA V. JAMES J. BULGER” prepares for its premiere screening in Park City, the filmmaker revealed today that the film contains the first-ever interview with James “Whitey” Bulger, the gang leader who ran Boston’s criminal underworld for over 25 years and who was recently sentenced to two life terms after sixteen years of being on the FBI’s Most Wanted List. ...

Sweet Indian "Lunchox" sets off a Spicy Oscar Controversy

  By Alex Deleon-Sinha   "The Lunchbox" is a sweet new Indian Love Story that has set off a hot controversy over the Indian Oscar entry for 2014 when the director Ritesh Batra publicly questioned the integrity of the Indian Film Federation for selecting a different picture, "The Good Road" as this years official indian Oscar submission.  Despite widespread press and industry condemnation of the Selection committee choice Batra was compeled to make...

Film Festival for a Cause - Breast Fest

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        Breast Fest isn't just another film festival. Breast Fest is a two day festival held in Toronto Canada with a contest and activities facilitating film with a concrete  message and ACTION. Breast Fest supports the breast cancer awareness cause that goes beyond beauty fashion and the creative side of filmmaking while fostering and spearheading a community by exploring the issues surrounding breast cancer. Breast Fest is the world’...

Michael Winterbottom has a World Premiere for "THE TRIP TO ITALY" at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

Michael Winterbottom's THE TRIP TO ITALY (IFC Films) comes to Sundance for it's World premiere.   Michael Winterbottom's largely improvised 2010 film, The Trip, took comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon-or semifictionalized versions thereof-on a restaurant tour around northern England. In this witty and incisive follow-up, Winterbottom reunites the pair for a new culinary road trip, retracing the steps of the Romantic poets' grand tour of Italy and indulg...

Magnolia Pictures and Paramount team to distribute Sundance's HAPPY CHRISTMAS wordlwide

The Wagner/Cuban Company's Magnolia Pictures and Paramount Pictures announced today a collaboration to bring HAPPY CHRISTMAS to theatrical and home viewing audiences.   The new film, written and directed by Joe Swanberg (Drinking Buddies) and produced by Swanberg, Peter Gilbert and co-produced by Alicia Van Couvering, will have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this Sunday. HAPPY CHRISTMAS stars Anna Kendrick, Melanie Lynskey, Mark Webber, Lena Dunham and Swan...

44th Berlinale NATIVe – The Journey Continues

  BirdWatchers The special series “NATIVe – A Journey into Indigenous Cinema” is devoted to diverse historical, cultural, political, ethnic, artistic and economic aspects of indigenous cinema. In 2014, two feature films will be imbedded in the multifaceted sidebar and so form a bridge between the regions already highlighted in 2013 (Australia, New Zealand, North American and the Arctic) and those to be highlighted in 2015 (Central and South America).   “A...

The Films of the 44th Berlinale Forum: Merciless Working Environments and the Absurdities of the Cultural Establishment

The 44th edition of the Berlinale Forum once again provides an overview of independent, artistic filmmaking with a disregard for convention, screening 28 world and eight international premieres from every single continent.   Actress Josephine Decker pulls off a highly original twin pack in this year’s programme: her directorial debut Butter on the Latch about the uncanny experiences of two friends in a Californian forest screens alongside her second feature Thou Wast Mild and Love...

Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn't Me) is the Spanish option at the Oscars®

  Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn't Me) directed by Esteban Crespo is the Spanish candidate to the Oscars® in the category of Short Film (live Action). Last year, this short film won the Goya, Spanish Academy Award, and so far has obtained more than 90 national and international  awards. Being a soldier isn't difficult: either you get used to it or they kill you. The toughest is to be able to live with your memories and go back to be yourself after doing wh...
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