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‘Murina’ Director Talks Career and Upcoming Projects Following Cannes Win

A testament to her fearless nature and boundless determination, Croatian-American filmmaker Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović was nine months pregnant when she traveled from New York to present her first feature film “Murina” at the Cannes Film Festival. At the end of the festival, Kusijanović organizes a 12-hour road trip with her …

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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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A treat for arthouse cinema lovers, IFF Febiofest Bratislava starts on March 16

The International Film Festival Febiofest Bratislava returns after two years, its program full of ambitious and experimental works. Designed as a platform for promoting auteur cinema, Febiofest Bratislava presents current trends in independent cinema with a particular focus on productions from Slovakia and neighboring countries. Aiming to attract viewers of …

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Why this classic movie is still a cautionary tale

The 1970s were a historic decade in the development of American history, and Hollywood was also going through major changes. The new wave of young directors working with studio budgets has led to an increase in experimental and ambitious films that tackle today’s social climate. movies like The parallax view …

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The curtain falls on the International Independent Short Film Festival

Filmmaker Laboni Ashrafi, third from right, receives the Tareq Shahriar Award for Best Independent Short Film from dignitaries during the closing ceremony of the 16th International Short and Independent Film Festival 2022 at the Academy’s National Theater Hall Shilpakala from Bangladesh on Friday. — Sourav Lasker A Bangladeshi short film …

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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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Klamath Film is seeking entries for the 10th Annual Klamath Independent Film Festival

KLAMATH FALLS, Oregon – Klamath Film, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes filmmaking in the Klamath basin, is now accepting film entries for the 10th annual Klamath Independent Film Festival (KIFF) until June 1. The festival, set to take place September 16-18 at the Ross Ragland Theater in Klamath Falls …

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MyCinema Global Film Festival Announces Winners, “Udvega (The Anguish)” Takes Top Honors

MyCinema Global Film Festival, an online film gala screened on the myCinemaHall app, has unveiled its list of winners with the short film ”Udvega (The Anguish)” emerging as the overall winner. ”Udvega (The Anguish)”, a Hindi short film directed by Suman Kumar, won honors in the MyShorts Best Short Film, …

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Bardia actress Nicole Pastor attends the Ruby’s Choice film premiere starring Jane Seymour | Campbelltown-Macarthur Advertiser

Hollywood Royalty: Bardia actress Nicole Pastor with co-star Jane Seymour at the premiere of Ruby’s Choice. Photos: provided Nicole Pastor is still flying high after attending her first movie premiere. The Bardia actress has attended screenings before, of course, but Tuesday was the first time she attended the premiere of …

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Stand-up, the stone, opera classics, movies and conversation in Hudson County

Comedy, music, film and conversation highlight some of the events coming up over the weekend and next week in Hudson County. Dorian’s Red Hand Standup Live-action stand-up comedy returns to Dorian’s Red Hand in Jersey City on Saturday, February 26, with two shows at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Hosted …

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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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Staff Pick: Cauleen Smith – Announcements

Staff Pick: Cauleen SmithNow streamingFebruary 1 to 28, 2022 e-flux Video & Film is delighted to present Cauleen Smith Three songs about liberation like the February 2022 edition of our monthly Staff Picks series. Cauleen Smith’s interdisciplinary work, according to the artist herself, is a meditation on “the everyday possibilities …

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Netflix, Tribeca Studios and Gold House Unveil Three API Directors for First-Ever Future Gold Film Fellowship

Netflix, Tribeca Studios and Gold House have teamed up to launch the first promotion of the Future Gold Film Fellowship, featuring directors Lloyd Lee Choi, Erin Lau and Derek Nguyen. The Gold Film Fellowship was designed with Asian and Pacific Islander (API) filmmakers in mind and will give all three …

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Ranking Every Taika Waititi Movie, Hollywood’s Sexiest Female Director Today

Taika Waititi is a name that has had a lot of success in the industry in recent years. Due to massive hits like the MCU blockbuster Thor: Ragnarok and Oscar winner JoJo Rabbit, he has become a force to be reckoned with in mainstream Hollywood. However, before all that hype, …

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The 2022 Sundance Film Festival fills the bill

printable versionEmail the page to a friendPDF version CHICAGO – The 2022 Sundance Film Festival heads into day seven and features online events as well as films (see below). Like last year, the festival is virtual/online, meaning anyone/anywhere with a ticket or pass (link) can indulge in film offerings and …

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Filmmaker Gus Van Sant first saw the Mona Lisa when he was 11 years old. Sixty years later, she is the inspiration for his paintings

In 1963, 11-year-old Gus Van Sant traveled from Connecticut to the Metropolitan Museum of Art with his painter grandmother to see the Mona Lisa during his tour of New York. They waited outside the museum in the freezing cold, then faced the rushing crowd to catch a glimpse of the …

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Tickets available for the 2022 Sundance Virtual Film Festival

printable versionEmail the page to a friendPDF version CHICAGO – As announced earlier in the month, the 2022 Sundance Film Festival has moved from a hybrid (online and in-person) to a strictly virtual festival from January 20-30. For all information, including tickets and ticket packages, click SUNDANCE 2022. For 2022 …

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Flickerfest’s rainbow shorts program is back

Rainbow shorts. Image: flickerfest.com.au Flickerfest, the annual competitive international short film festival, is back for its 31st year, at Bondi Beach in Sydney. “Come watch a bunch of movies about us, together” For the fifth year in a row, the festival will feature a selection of LGBTQI short films – …

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Double Dose of Flee and Billie Eilish – The Hollywood Reporter

On Tuesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the finalists of 15 finalists in 10 Oscar categories: feature documentary, short documentary, international feature film, makeup / hairstyle, original music, original song, short film by animation, live-action short, sound and visual effects – gives us some clues as …

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Nico Hiraga is ready to assemble and grind

Nico Hiraga basks against black velvet curtains, surrounded by streamers and balloons. Playing with a noisemaker, he makes jokes and opens a bottle of champagne while the camera flashes, golden confetti is raining down. The fun may be staged for the photoshoot, but Hiraga looks as comfortable here as he …

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ViacomCBS Directors Initiative Defines Five For Its Class 2021-22 – Deadline

This is scene 1, Take 1 for class 2021-22 from the initiative of the directors of ViacomCBS. This year’s group, which is guaranteed to lead a television episode on CBS, includes Julie Herlocker, Joy T. Lane Steven J. Kung, Pat Santana and Bao Tran. The initiative provides a platform for …

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Moonwhite Films International Film Fest – MWFIFF 2021 expands with “Money Heist” series

The 4th Moonwhite Films International Film Fest – MWFIFF 2021 presented by SBI in association with Anup Jalota was held LIVE ONLINE this year. MWFIFF, Devashish Sargam (Raj) the Founder and Director, along with his jury Anup Jalota, Jaspinder Narula, Gufi Paintal, Pt. Suvashit Raj, Yogesh Lakhani, added another new …

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List of the 2022 Oscars in animation, documentary and international feature films

The Academy of Cinema Arts and Sciences has announced the eligibility lists for international animated films, documentaries and feature films, which are expected to have another very competitive year. There are 26 animated feature films eligible for this year’s awards, although some of the films have not yet had their …

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt reveals inspirations for Mr. Corman’s look, feel – The Hollywood Reporter

On the black comedy of Apple TV + Mr. Corman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays Josh Corman, a fifth-grade teacher living in the San Fernando Valley. Confronted with loneliness in his late 30s after a break-up and struggling to connect with others (including his caring roommate as well as his tough mom, …

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Alexandria Film Festival 2021 extended until December

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Alexandria Film Festival, a regional showcase of independent films from around the world, has been extended for 15 days, the festival’s executive committee has announced. The 15-day extension is a nod to the festival’s 15th anniversary. Originally scheduled from November 11 to 25, the festival takes …

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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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Entertainment News (11/26/21) – BusinessWorld Online

iQiyi and ABS-CBN seal the partnership twitter.com/dreamscapeph GLOBAL streaming service iQiyi, a pan-Asian content provider beloved around the world, enters into a multi-title content deal with ABS-CBN to produce four original Philippine romantic series for its international subscribers worldwide. The partnership reinforces the two companies’ commitments to bring high-quality, relevant …

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Palestinian Film Days kicks off in Ramallah

The eighth edition of the Annual Palestinian Cinema Days kicks off at the Ramallah Cultural Palace on Wednesday with a screening of Palestine’s entry to the 2022 Oscars, “The Stranger” (Al-Gharib), by filmmaker Ameer Fakher Eldin of the Occupied Syrian Party Golan Heights, according to a press release. This year, …

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Rozálie Brožková | Programming profile

Rozálie BrožkováProducerVernesCzech RepublicPitching: Seniors What’s the biggest problem facing the animation industry?In the animation industry in the Czech Republic we have had a lot of success and investment in short films, but we do not have funding for feature films or series. This is on top of the fact that …

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July 21 to 25 • The Nob Hill Gazette

It’s hard to believe we’re coming to the middle of summer, but luckily there’s an ever-growing list of exhibits, festivals, and fun ways to celebrate the second half of the season. Check out all the new and old events the Bay Area has to offer this week. Discover the works …

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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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A powerful meditation on trauma

During its last week, the Cannes Film Festival will screen a few films that can be called anthologies of one kind or another: “The French Dispatch” by Wes Anderson (five discrete stories under one concept) on Monday, the anthology “The Year of the Everlasting Storm” (seven different directors discuss life …

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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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