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“The Batman” topped the box office, but who expected “Jujutsu Kaisen 0” to take second place?

“The Batman” remained at the top of the US box office for the third weekend in a row, while two small releases from independent studios made their way to the upper ranks of the highest-grossing films. What happened: There were no surprises in “The Batman” by AT&T J The Warner …

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DPA is back with its Hollywood Awards giveaway suite at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel

‘DPA pre-Oscars 2022 giveaway suite’ will provide gifts to nominees and show support for Ukrainians in need LOS ANGELES, California, U.S., March 14, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Nathalie Dubois and DPA are back Oscars week, with the ‘pre-Oscars DPA giveaway suite’ featuring top companies showcasing their produced in the garden and …

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Is this the most pirated short film in the world?

Could award-winning Australian-Greek director Kosta Nikas’ narrative short UTOPIA be the most pirated short film in the world? There was a mad rush of netizens to translate and subtitle it into their own language; a phenomenon generally observed for feature films, not for short films! Filmed in 2016 and released …

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‘Semkhor’ Voted ‘Best Indian Cinema’ at Bengaluru International Film Festival » News Live TV » Assam

Guwahati: Yet another feather in the cap of acclaimed Assamese filmmaker Aimee Baruah, his Dimasa language feature film “Semkhor” was awarded the “Best Indian Cinema” award at the prestigious Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFes). Baruah received the award from Governor Thawar Chand Gehlot. The film festival is organized by Karnataka …

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My big break was a movie about my dad. Then he died

This first-person chronicle is written by filmmaker Ian Bawa. For more information on CBC’s First Person Stories, please see frequently asked questions. When I was a child, my father sometimes bullied me. He would be my mother’s “bad cop” who played the role of “good cop”. When I was 20, …

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The Seattle Asian American Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary

by Amanda Ong This year, the Seattle Asian American Film Festival (SAAFF) celebrates its 10th anniversary with virtual features as well as in-person screenings at the Stonehouse Café and the Northwest Film Forum. For its second year online, SAAFF will offer more than 100 short and feature films, documentaries, animated …

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5 Film Festivals Take Over the Movie Screen in Denver and Boulder

The big screen is coming to Denver this weekend with offerings for everyone at five top film festivals. 📽 The 18th edition The Boulder International Film Festival opens this weekend at the Boulder Theatre. Watch “The Duke” with actress Helen Mirren or “The Rust” by Alec Baldwin. Baldwin will also …

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Hong Kong Industry Director Jacob Wong Explains How to Take Films From ‘Cradle to Maturity’ | Characteristics

It has been six months since the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFS) brought together all of its industry initiatives under one roof, appointing Jacob Wong as Director of HKIFF Industry. The film festival programming and project market veteran previously served as the director of the Hong Kong-Asia Film …

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How to watch movies online in Les Biffes?

For the first time, the Bengaluru International Film Festival (Biffes) will screen films online. In a bid to meet the challenges of the pandemic, organizers are expected to host the festival in a hybrid model from March 3-10. So how does this system work? Online movie screening is a new …

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Ukrainian Film Academy calls for boycott of Russian cinema after invasion

The Ukrainian Film Academy has called for an international boycott of Russian cinema as military troops step up their invasion of Ukraine. The academy, which said it speaks on behalf of the society of Ukrainian film professionals and cultural figures, filed an online petition calling on film institutions and professionals …

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PH cinema’s global victories will be honored at the FDCP’s cinema ambassadors evening

John Arcilla will lead the winners of the 6th Film Ambassadors Night of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) to be held on February 27 at the newly renovated Metropolitan Theater (MET). John won the Volpi Cup at the 78th Venice International Film Festival for his fine performance …

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Chrissie Chau’s lead actress in Macao film Madalena nominated for Best Actress at Hong Kong Film Awards

MACAO, February 23 – The list of nominees of the “40and Hong Kong Film Awards’ came out recently. Actress Chrissie Chau was nominated for Best Actress as she was the lead actress in the Macau film Madalena, one of the projects selected under the “Feature Film Production Support Program” of …

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San Francisco Arts and Culture Scene Comes to Life in 2022 | India is blooming

Few cities can boast a similar concentration of world-renowned arts organizations, such a rich array of smaller arts organizations, or such a deep community of creative artists and performers as San Francisco – who contribute all to the unique character of the city. Read on for the latest arts and …

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mahishasur marddini: Mahishasur Marddini competing with international films at the Bengaluru Film Festival | Bengali Cinema News

Mahishasur Marddini (Eng: A Night to Remember) by Ranjan Ghosh will compete with 13 other films from Iran, Israel, Japan, China, Philippines, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh in the Asian Cinema Competition section of the 13th Bengaluru International Film Festival. The festival will start on March 3 and run until …

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Turn off the lights! The Big Muddy Film Festival returns to familiar surroundings

CARBONDALE — As the 44th annual Big Muddy Film Festival prepares for another year of showcasing some of the best independent filmmakers, one of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s signature events will return to a more familiar setting: a theater. After the 2021 edition was limited to a virtual format due …

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Melbourne International Film Festival Presents $140,000 Best Picture Award

Move over to Cannes and co: With the announcement that MIFF will now offer one of the world’s richest cash prizes for a feature film, Melbourne is clamoring for a place at the high table at film festivals around the world. “We want Melbourne to be seen and talked about …

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A woman’s journey to independence – LE CAROLINIEN

Moulins de Corban Personal editor On February 2, 2022, I had the honor of watching a special screening of “I Am Belmaya”, a documentary about a Nepalese woman who navigates her way through Nepal’s caste system. Belmaya Nepali gains independence by using cinema to break down this social stratification. Belmaya …

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EFM’s Themba Bhebhe explains why structural change is needed in the film industry | News

The theme of diversity and inclusion is at the heart of this year’s European Film Market Online Industry Sessions, taking place under the banner ‘Shaping Change’. Themba Bhebhe, who leads diversity and inclusion for the EFM, has put together a series of in-depth discussions, podcasts and special initiatives tackling issues …

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Rye alum produces documentary to raise awareness about domestic violence

Reading time: 4 minutes By Pooja Rambaran In April 2016, while in her second year of journalism at Ryerson, Serena Lalani, then 19, wrote a blog post detailing her escape from an abusive relationship. After years of muscle aches and bruises, jealousy, possessiveness and hateful words spat out at her, …

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Germany goes wild for French films at the Berlinale

Every year in February, the German capital hosts one of the biggest international film festivals, the Berlinale. The festival turns since 1951, the dawn of the Cold War, as a “showcase of the free world” and its evolution through Berlin’s divided history made it a uniquely qualified platform for uncovering …

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Festivals are a space for new voices and political debate, Rotterdam panel finds | News

IDFA Artistic Director Orwa Nyrabia spoke virtually with three filmmakers at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) to highlight the growing importance of festivals as spaces for political debate. Nyrabia was joined by US-based artist, programmer and researcher Abby Sun, and Indian filmmakers Pooja Shetty and Neil Pagedar. They urged …

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Asian Film Festivals in 2022 – The Reel Bits

The past two years have made us think about what the future of film festivals could be. After all, global festivals have evolved so much over the past few years that they might need to take a Dramamine for motion sickness. Yet cinema always finds a way. As we look …

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Last Minute Weekend Ideas in the DC Area 1/20-1/23

A “Roomie-bot”. Photo courtesy of Arts and Industries Building. Have a nice week end Hello neighbor, A scoop for you! The National Geographic Museum has just announced that it reopen in February with two exhibitions: “Once Upon a Climb: Stories From Everest” and “The Greatest Wildlife Photographs”. The museum offers …

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‘Bravo’ for a South Asian girl – Times News Online

Published on January 14, 2022 at 9:03 p.m. Anjali is a girl who is not afraid to take on challenges. She won’t let them stop her from achieving her goals. She looks a lot like Sheetal Sheth, author of the picture books that started with “Always Anjali” and the second …

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Sight, Sound & Story: Live Presents “Behind the Lens: Shooting the Western Film” on January 27

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of the western with the acclaimed DPs of ‘The Harder They Fall’ and ‘Old Henry’ NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, Jan. 13, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Manhattan Edit Workshop’s ‘Sight, Sound & Story: Live’ monthly online event series continues on Jan. 27 ‘Behind the …

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Adobe: Keep it real with the filmmaker, educator and co-founder of the Don Mua festival

Stay real with filmmaker, educator and co-founder of the Don Muña festival Where I’m from: Don Muña Natural splendor is part of the daily life of Guam-based filmmaker and educator Don Muña, who co-founded the Guam International Film Festival (GIFF) 10 years ago with his brother Kel. Here, tropical breezes …

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Best of LGBTQ LA Readers’ Choice Award 2022 finalists vote

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF), presented annually by Visual Communications (VC), announced this week as the first series of films to be screened as part of the 37th annual Festival, which will be a hybrid event taking place virtually and in person at select …

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The 13th edition of the Bengaluru International Film Festival will be held in February 2022

The 13th edition of the Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFES) is scheduled to be held in February 2022. The announcement was made by the festival’s organizer, Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy. The event was scheduled to take place in April 2021 but has been postponed due to the pandemic. A statement on …

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Bill to grant incentives to winning artists tabled

Paolo Romero – The Filipino Star December 27, 2021 | 00h00 MANILA, Philippines – A bill to provide incentives to award-winning filmmakers, writers, artists and performers at international film festivals and other prestigious competitions has been introduced in the Senate. Senator Sonny Angara introduced Senate Bill 2467 or the “Artist …

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Kazakh film “Poet” enters the program of the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival

NUR-SULTAN – “Akyn” (“Poet”) a movie directed by Kazakh director Darezhan Omirbayev is among the top ten titles at Forum 2022 – a prestigious program of the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival, better known as Berlinale, one of the largest annual film festivals in the world, Kazakhfilm press service reports. …

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Bucks County Playhouse Launches South Asian Art Initiative

NEW HOPE, PA – Producers at Bucks County Playhouse on Tuesday announced a new multidisciplinary program called the South Asian Artistic Initiative, designed to showcase the impact of South Asian heritage arts and artists. Local producers Alexander Fraser, Robyn Goodman and Josh Fiedler are teaming up with producer, director and …

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Mike Silva, candidate for Newark East neighborhood council seat, announces lead campaign team

Michael J. Silva, candidate for the open council seat in East Newark, today announced key members of his campaign team. “I couldn’t be happier to announce the formation of our campaign’s senior management team,” said Michael J. Silva. “Throughout my career, I have dedicated my life to serving our community …

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EP “American Experience” Cameo George Presents Upcoming Season

Since being named executive producer of “American Experience” in July 2020, Cameo George has been busy expanding and diversifying PBS’s roster of iconic historical documentary series, with the upcoming 34th season being the first fully produced. under his leadership. The new “American Experience” season kicks off February 7 with “Riveted: …

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The world of entertainment has seen a rebirth in 2021

After a year of closures and cancellations, 2021 has brought a rebirth and renewal to the entertainment industry. Glamor made a big comeback on catwalks and red carpets in Europe and the United States, which saw the return of the Met Gala and major film festivals and awards shows. The …

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Filmocracy presents impact cinema at the second edition of the Filmocracy Fest

Filmocracy festival logo “We hope that our passion for making impact films will manifest in our programming,” says co-founder Paul Jun, who developed Filmocracy For Change with co-founder and programmer Jon Fitzgerald. “Filmocracy is dedicated to supporting impact filmmaking through education, mentorship and programming.” LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) December 07, 2021 …

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Bulbul director Paudel arrives with new movie “Rubber City”

KATMANDOU: Binod Paudel, director of Bulbul, is soon preparing a new feature film “Rubber City”. Shot in the United States, this film is a story of the struggles of Bhutanese refugees who languished in Nepal for over a decade and then resettled in the United States. The “Rubber City” team …

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Lowell High School Documentary “Try Harder” Opens in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) – High-performing Lowell High School in San Francisco has been in the news about the school district’s review of its admissions process. But while stories about Lowell often treat college students like faceless numbers, a new documentary opening Friday in major cities, including San Francisco, shines a …

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Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles in Westfield Century City this Friday!

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF), presented annually by Visual Communications (VC), announced this week as the first series of films to be screened as part of the 37th annual Festival, which will be a hybrid event taking place virtually and in person at select …

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iview: Favorites of the AFTRS Festival | TV tonight

AFTRS Festival Favorites, a new award-winning short film program by students of the Australian Film Television and Radio School, will launch today on ABC iview. Each of the eight shorts has been screened at film festivals around the world – from the Wairoa Māori Film Festival in New Zealand to …

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Farooki attends “No land’s man” screening at Cairo International Film Festival

Mostofa Sarwar Farooki attended the screening of “No Land’s Man” at the Cairo International Film Festival with AR Rahman, Megan Mitchel TBS Report November 29, 2021, 2:50 PM Last modification: November 29, 2021, 3:59 PM Farooki attended the screening of “No Land’s Man” at the Cairo International Film Festival with …

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The film festival can be a platform to celebrate cinematic diversity

It is a space to celebrate criticism, festival, competition and idea. Jakarta (ANTARA) – The film festival could become a platform to celebrate diversity in the world of cinema, an official from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology said on Saturday at the ‘an online press conference. In …

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Marvel’s Weirdest Movie Explores Spiritual Themes

FILM REVIEW: ‘The Eternals’ Director: Chloe Zhao To throw: Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Salma Hayek, Angelina Jolie, Don Lee, Kumail Nanjiani, Lia McHugh, Brian Tyree Henry, Barry Keoghan, Lauren Midloff, Kit Harrington Kind: Fantastic action The language of the country: United States / English Duration: 2 h 37 min Release …

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Onoda, the man who fought reality

It’s Sunday evening in a small town in southwestern France where the geese are far more numerous than the human population. The cinema here has more than 100 seats, but thanks to the pandemic, only four are occupied. This tiny detachment of hardcore moviegoers seems quite appropriate for the movie …

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The future of the film festival

Besides its obvious effects on health systems, the COVID-19 (2019 coronavirus disease) pandemic has also put many industries in a state of flux and grappling with new realities and new demands, and film festivals. are no exception. At a recent panel discussion, which was part of the recently opened Tokyo …

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Unleash Horror (Pinoy) in the world

FDCP President Liza at the Singapore premiere of ‘Eerie’. Filipino cinema has developed a rich tradition of horror with its long list of masterpieces. Some characters have become fond, albeit frightening, childhood memories. Just ask your Tita for her favorite episode of “Shake, Rattle, and Roll” (SRR). She can tell …

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A poetic film about a woman’s journey in life, love and beyond | Bengali movie news

Promita Bhowmik, whose short film “Porichoy” (The Identity) was recently awarded at several prestigious international film festivals, released another interesting poetry film called “Apeksha” (The Waiting). The 8-minute short film is based on a Bengali poem written by the director herself. Speaking about the concept of her poetic film, Promita …

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A television show born of the pandemic

Piolo Pascual in the role of Francis Coronel. Pictures © HBO Asia Seven years ago, only a few people living outside the Philippines would have heard of director Erik Matti or his crime thriller masterpiece On The Job, although it is a film that is likely to revive the kind …

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Film festivals put Arkansas cinema in the spotlight

A growing number of film festivals are attracting the attention of filmmakers in northwest Arkansas and could create more jobs supporting the state’s creative economy, organizers say. “What’s so interesting about cinema is that it’s not just an art, it’s business, it’s economic development, it’s tourism,” said Kathryn Tucker, Director …

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Nora Al Sharif’s “Ismail” paints a picture of Palestine you might not have seen

Ismail movie poster Istikana Nora Alsharif’s film “Ismail” has just been released on Istikana AMMAN, JORDAN, July 12, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Istikana, the leading subscription video-on-demand service focused on Arab indie films, documentaries, shorts and classics, has released award-winning documentary Ismail إسماعيل by Palestinian director Nora Alsharif Nora Alsharif’s film …

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Why Netflix Movies Look So Weird

The history of cinema as an art parallels its history as technology. Have you ever wondered why the color of The Wizard of Oz is so saturated? Well, it wasn’t the first technicolor film, but it was the first to effectively advertise MGM’s new 3-band color process to a global …

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Marina Bay Sands Launches New Virtual Reality Gallery

Singapore’s integrated resort Marina Bay Sands announced on Saturday the opening of a new permanent virtual reality gallery at the ArtScience Museum. Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the museum, opened in February 2011, the VR gallery will be equipped with state-of-the-art virtual reality headsets and controllers, encouraging visitors to explore …

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Pandemic bringing more new movies on demand

Multiplexes in Nova Scotia may have reopened their theaters to the public in mid-June, but some in the exhibition and movie industry are seeing some changes from the pandemic era linger. As of April 2020, popular films like Scoob, Trolls 2 and others have had premium video-on-demand releases, streaming releases, …

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Video & Film e-flux: the staff chooses Anocha Suwichakornpong, Graceland (2006) and Nightfall (2016) – Announcements

Facebook / Instagram / Twitter e-flux Video & Film is very pleased to present this month’s staff selection, with two short films by Anocha Suwichakornpong: Graceland (2006) and Nightfall (2016), streaming from Thursday July 1 to Saturday July 31, 2021. Anocha Suwichakornpong’s moving image works are innovative, stimulating and empowering. …

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