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Mike Binder | USA
An attorney (Kevin Costner) struggling to raise his biracial granddaughter after the deaths of his wife and daughter becomes embroiled in a custody battle with the child’s pa...
Press conference and red carpet of "Manglehorn" (Venezia 71)
David Gordon Green
Reclusive small town locksmith Angelo Manglehorn has never quite recovered from losing the love of his life, Clara. Fixated on her memory, he feels closer to his beloved cat than the people around him and prefers to find comfort in his work and daily routine. Still, he forges on with his tenuous human connections, maintaining intermittent contact with...
Photocall, press conference and red carpet of "99 Homes" (in Competition)
99 HOMES - RAMIN BAHRANI
Around the world everyone knows that honest hard work gets you nowhere. In sunny Orlando, Florida, proud and desperate construction worker Dennis Nash is evicted from his home by a charismatic, gun-toting real-estate broker Mike Carver, and is forced to move his mom and young son into a shabby motel. All is lost, until an unexpected opportunity allow...
Press conference, photocall and red carpet of "Nymphomaniac Volume II" (Out of Competition)
Independent section promoted by the Italian Association of Filmmakers ANAC and 100 Autori >>
ADRIÁN BINIEZ - EL CINCO DE TALLERES
Esteban Lamothe, Julieta Zyllberberg
LAURENT CANTET - RETOUR À ITHAQUE
France, Belgium, 95'
Jorge Perugorría, Isabel Santos, Pedro Julio Díaz Ferran, Fernando Hechevarria
SHAWN CHRISTENSEN - BEFORE I DISAPPEAR
USA, UK, 98'
Shawn Christensen, Fatima Ptace...
A series of 7 films – debut works – independently organized by a commission nominated by the SNCCI >>
SUHA ARRAF - VILLA TOUMA
Ula Tabari, Nisreen Faour, Cherien Dabis, Maria Zreik
DIEGO BIANCHI - ARANCE E MARTELLO (THE MARKET) [CLOSING FILM - OUT OF COMPETITION SPECIAL EVENT]
Diego Bianchi, Giulia Mancini, Lorena Cesarini, Francesca Acquaroli, Luciano Miele, Ludovico Tersigni, Emanue...
Orizzonti line up
NAJI ABU NOWAR - THEEB Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Great Britain, 100'
Jacir Eid, Hassan Mutlag, Hussein Salameh, Marji Audeh, Jack Fox
SALOMÉ ALEXI - KREDITIS LIMITI (LINE OF CREDIT) Georgia, Germany, France, 85'
Nino Kasradze, Zanda Ioseliani, Ana Kacheishvili
MICHELE ALHAIQUE - SENZA NESSUNA PIETÀ Italy, 98'
Pierfrancesco Favino, Greta Scarano, Claudio Gio&eg...
by Alex Deleon <filmfestivals.com>
Stellan Skarsgard and Charlotte Gainsbourg seated and getting ready to watch themselves on the screen at Sala Darsena, Venice in NYMPHOMANIAC, Director's Cut vol II -- this pic was snapped over the heads of a horde of surrounding fans all snapping away madly when the film's Protagonists entered the hall, accompanied by Uma Thurman who was only in Part I
The short version of N2 is already out on the street but...
Relatos Salvajes (Wild Tales), reached 1.108.804 spectators within 2 weeks from its release becoming one the biggest opening in Argentina.
Relatos Salvajes (Wild Tales) is a 2014 Hispano-Argentine black comedy-drama film written and directed by Damián Szifrón and starring an ensemble cast consisting of Ricardo Darín, Óscar Martínez, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Érica Rivas, Rita Cortese, Julieta Zylberberg and Darío Grandinetti. Featuring six different ...
In the 15 years since his passing, Stanley Kubrick's reputation has continued to grow as one of the finest directors in the history of cinema, while new generations of film fans discover the rich body of work he left behind, which continues to provoke passionate debate regarding his films' meaning, whether philosophical, moral or metaphysical. Whatever one's own position on a given film, there's no denying that for many viewers, Kubrick's work inspires a fervor whi...
Eight „Special Agents“ attend Think Tank dedicated to the future of cinema
After eight days of intensive development and the fine-tuning of concepts and budgets, on August 23, 2014, the participants of the second edition of SOFA – School of Film Agents were ready to pitch their film cultural projects to a supportive group of film industry professionals located in Poland’s largest arthouse ci...
The Reykjavík International Film Festival, RIFF, takes place between September 25th and October 5th. Screenings take place at Háskolabíó, Tjarnarbió, Bió Paradís and at the Nordic House. A variety of events will take place in Reykjavik and Kópavogur. This year’s festival is certainly a weighty one with a multitude of award-winning films being screened as well as those competing for the acclaimed Golden Puffin.
The 7th Annual Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival (KLEFF) has announced the top three finalists in each of its film competition categories: Best Documentary, Best Short Film (International), Best Short Film (Malaysia) and Best Animation.
The finalists are as follows:
GMO OMG (Director: Jeremy Seifert, USA)
Revolution (Director: Rob Stewart, Canada)
Return of the River (Directors: Jessica Plumb, John Gussman, USA)
The Montreal World Film Festival (August 21st to September 1st), will be presenting the world premiere of "Pure Life", the first feature film by French director Jeremy Banster.
Produced by Cantina Studio, the film tells the true story of explorer Raymond Maufrais on his last expedition to the Amazon Rainforest in French Guyana in 1949.
The movie, an intimate adventure filmed in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, represented somewhat of a challenge taken by the director ...
The main character is a man of principles and virtues who becomes prey to a human drama imposed by social, political and economic circumstances.The war is over. The soldier named Shkëmb returns home. Many come to thank him and testify for his courage to save the local population during the war. But over time his sacrifice is forgotten and things start to change. He continues to live in a tent, a charity by humanitarian organizations, under difficult living co...
(video by Leopoldo Soto)
M 66: LA ROUTE DE LA LIBERTÉ / M 66 : ON THE ROAD TO FREEDOM
2014, Colour & B/W, Canada, World Competition
Director : Roger Otis
Screenwriter : Roger Otis, Matthieu Roy-Décarie
Cinematographer : Roger Otis
Editor : Matthieu Roy-Décarie
Music : Malea-Lea Band
Film production and Sales : Prod. & Ventes/Sales: Filmotis, 1278, 3e Avenue, Val-Morin, Québec ...
58TH BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL AMERICAN EXPRESS® GALA ANNOUNCED AS UK PREMIERE OF FOXCATCHER
The 58th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® is pleased to announce FOXCATCHER as the Festival’s American Express Gala. The film will receive its UK Premiere on Thursday 16 October at the Odeon Leicester Square, attended by Academy Award® nominated director Bennett Miller and stars Steve Carell and Sienna Miller.
Based on true events, FOX...
Cine Fan Summer International Film Festival 2014
Closing Ceremony with Partners in Crime
The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFS) held the Closing Ceremony of Cine Fan Summer International Film Festival (SIFF) 2014 at The Metroplex with Partners in Crime. Director CHANG Jung-Chi attended the event and sold out screening with cast CHENG Kai-Yuan and WEN Chen-Ling and Producer Wolf CHEN.
From left to rig...
BANGLADESHER RIDOY / BANGLADESH'S RIDOY
2013, Colour, Bangladesh, Documentaries of the World
Saiful Wadud meets Musivision's Laurie Gordon and Masoud Raouf at the 5 à 7 in Montreal
Director : Saiful Wadud Helal
Cinematographer : Saiful Wadud Helal
Editor : Saiful Wadud Helal
Music : Amit Mallick, Sharif Arefin Rony
Film production and Sales : Prod. & Ventes/Sales: Kazi Mira, Mira Media, 77...
BETI AND AMARE / BETI AND AMARE
2014, Colour, Germany, Ethiopia, Focus on World Cinema
Director : Andy Siege
Screenwriter : Andy Siege
Cinematographer : Andy Siege
Editor : Andy Siege
Cast : Hiwot Asres, Pascal Dawson, Binyam Kore, Yonas An Kidane, Delelegne Sharwe, Mahdere H. Sisay
Music : Alula Araya, Levin Karchner
Film production and Sales : Prod.: Andy Siege, Pascal Dawson, Mahdere Sisay, Kalulu En...
LA HORA AZUL / THE BLUE HOUR
2014, Colour, Peru, First Films World Competition
Director : Evelyne Pegot-Ogier
Screenwriter : Evelyne Perot-Ogier. D'après/Based on: La Hora azul De/By: Alonso Cueto
Cinematographer : Roberto Maceda
Editor : Carlos Alberto ALvarez
Cast : Giovanni Ciccia, Jackelyn Vasquez, Rossana Fernandez-Maldonado
Music : Antonio Gervasoni
Film production and Sales : Prod.: Evelyne Pe...
The film "Beti and Amare" had its World Premiere at the Moscow International Film Festival in the Main Competition. The film had a micro-budget 14,000 euros. Andreas Siege, the director of the film, also did the Cinematography for, Wrote, Edited, Acted, and Produced "Beti and Amare".
"Ethiopia 1936. Beti, a young Ethiopian girl has escaped Mussolini's troops and found refuge in the peaceful south of the country. But the Italians are marching cl...
By Popular Demand, Sell out Crowds, Standing Ovations and Rave Reviews Montréal Film Festival Adds Addt’l Screening of Kurmanjan Datka Queen of the Mountains
(LOS ANGELES) Aug 28, 2014 - The World Premiere of Kurmanjan Datka Queen of the Mountains opened to standing ovations, rave reviews and consistently sold-out crowds. Now by popular demand, the Montréal World Film Festival has added an additional special screening. Called “Riveting ...