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The Oscar-nominated actor and Robert De Niro fronted a mini Silver Linings Playbook reunion at the Tribeca Film Festival Saturday evening, holding an onstage discussion about their ... "The last time I actually had a job, besides this movie, was the last performance of The Elephant Man in London, so Aug.
Cult filmmaker and scriptwriter Mariano Llinas' epic 14 hour-long film La Flor (The Flower) topped the 20th edition of the Buenos Aires International ... Waters, French cinema legend Philippe Garrel (Lover for a Day), and actor Ewen Bremner (Wonder Woman), who gave an acting seminar during the festival.

The movie premiered at Sundance Film Festival, where it won a Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Filmmaking in the documentary category. ... "We couldn't be more pleased with the 20th anniversary of the Sarasota Film Festival, which brought together groundbreaking films and important ...
Actress Piper Laurie receives Master of Cinema award ... demeanor led to a thriving acting career for Piper Laurie, one of this year's recipients of the Master of Cinema award at the RiverRun International Film Festival. ... "I made at least three movies a year, and then went on the road to sell them," she said.
New York's famous film festival is showcasing its highest number of female feature film directors in its 17-year history. The Tribeca festival was founded in an attempt to help revitalise lower Manhattan after the attacks of September 11 and has since grown into an international event. Al Jazeera's ...

Critics who say VR has hit a brick wall aren't making it to the film-festival circuit much. The Tribeca Film Festival, which kicked off in New York earlier this week, unveils its VR-heavy Immersive program to the public Friday. And it's the biggest one yet. "We have 33 [projects], two more than we've ever ...
TRIBECA, NY — The annual Tribeca Film Festival is coming to the neighborhood in April, bringing some of the most exciting new movies and television to Tribeca before they make their debuts to the general public. This year, a documentary series executive produced by Jay-Z will be among the most ...
The sixth annual Native American Crossroads is continuing its tradition of promoting American Indian culture through film. The theme surrounding the festival is “Rhythms.” It will feature documentaries, music videos, films and more that emphasize Native American impact on entertainment. Dr. Joshua ...
NFMLA's upcoming festival April 28 will feature films by British filmmakers, including Blake Harrison and Polly Steele. ... of NFMLA, said the organization screens 10 to 15 movies at a time 12 times a year, unlike bigger festivals like the Sundance Film Festival, which program around 150 movies once a year.
Female filmmakers bagged top prizes at the Hong Kong International Film Festival on Monday, with Chinese drama “Girls Always Happy” scooping two awards and Japanese gay documentary “Of ... The Hong Kong festival features three different competitions: young cinema, documentary and short film.
Though there are nearly 850 film festivals in North America, Sarasota Film Festival is continuously ranked in the top 10 percent. ... With festival opener, “Class Rank” and closing film “Above and Beyond: NASA's Journey to Tomorrow” book-ending the event, the other 221 films showing through the 10-day ...
“I'm trying to make a movie about cinema, using still photography,” she says during an interview in her studio, which is the reclaimed basement of her one-story, 1880s Victorian, across the street from San Francisco General Hospital. “Portrait of a Film Festival” would probably make a better book than a ...
The Indie Grits Festival in Columbia, scheduled for April 12-15, will screen 83 films celebrating the contemporary culture of the South and Southern stories by filmmakers from across the country and beyond. But movies are just a part of what has become Columbia's major multidisciplinary arts festival.
The Festival is known for its diverse film offerings: American independent, international cinema, documentaries, experimental and avant-garde, restored classics, the Wisconsin's Own Competition (selections featuring Wisconsin filmmakers, themes, or settings) and Children's Cinema: Big Screens, Little ...
Egyptian producer Mohamed Hefzy has been appointed president of the Cairo Film Festival with a mandate to revamp and relaunch the prominent Arab ... and the fact that “Egypt still has the strongest film industry in the region” will prompt the fest to attract “some of the best films out there” by the end of his ...

Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux isn't bothered if audiences express their disapproval, and admits he sometimes makes mistakes in his selection. “I don't ... When the producers of the rejected films get to watch the movies that got into competition, they inevitably say: “Mine was better,” he says.
Time's Up, the movement founded to combat sexual harassment in the wake of #MeToo, will hold its inaugural New York event as part of the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, which will showcase conversations with some of the movement's most prominent filmmakers and activists including Ashley Judd, Julianne ...
MEDIA >> The Media Film Festival is ready for its biggest outing yet when it returns for its 11th year starting April 5. ... challenging social issues and stories at this year's festival, Scheivert said short films, and especially festivals, is the more accessible route for these ideas and themes to reach an audience.
The Cannes Film Festival has broken up with Netflix, announcing that the streaming service is banned from submitting films to future competition line-ups. Theirry Fremaux, the head of the festival, will still allow Netflix to show their films out of competition, though — it just means they won't be eligible for ...
Something I found unique to Washington West is that the festival also organized panel discussions with experts from the fields on which the films touched. My favorite was the documentary AlphaGo, a film which chronicles a grandmaster of the ancient Chinese game Go taking on an AI challenger for the first ...
This prompted the festival to tweak rules so that “any film that wishes to compete in Competition at Cannes will have to commit itself to being distributed in French movie theaters.” Arcane rules in France's Media Chronology Law keep films released in French theaters from playing on SVOD platforms for 36 ...
Saudi Arabia has set up its first national film industry entity and is expected to launch it internationally at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival. Announced by the kindgom's General Culture Authority (GCA), the Saudi Film Council follows the lifting last December of a 35-year-old local ban on movie theaters ...
Jaie Laplante, Miami film festival's executive director and director of programming, pointed out, “French cinema has strong roots in Latin America,” and said ... “French-language films are extremely popular in Mexico — as many as 35 French movies were released in Mexico in 2017 and they ranked third in ...
At the opening-night screening in early March of this year's Tumbleweeds Film Festival in downtown Salt Lake City, my youngest, Katy, now a sassy ... in the “power of cinema and the moving image to introduce new ideas, change minds and encourage empathy” underpins the festival and its 16 movies, ...
To the disappointment of Chinese fans, who were already aware of the Fox film, the 2016 movie was not given import approval by Chinese regulators and ... The festival Saturday announced other films in the section will include a black and white version of “Logan” and the first and second “X-Men” trilogies.
The Academy Awards are over, but the inaugural First City Film Festival is about to begin. The four-day film festival begins Thursday in downtown Leavenworth and will conclude March 25. The festival will ... Swart-Entwistle said 52 films were submitted and 42 were chosen to be included at the film festival.
But that obscures the reality of a diverse and enduring festival ecosystem in Colorado, and the simple promise of buffet-style discovery the format has always offered: A nibble of a dance performance here, a gorging of movie screenings or acoustic jamming there. Here are our chronologically ordered bets ...
♢It's lights, camera, action for the 20th annual Wisconsin Film Festival on April 5 in Madison. More than 140 films will be screened during the weeklong event, ranging from shorts to features. Some directors — notably Tim Hunter and Andrew Bujalski — will be on hand for Q&A sessions about their films.
Maryanne G. Culpepper, executive director of the Environmental Film Festival in the nation's capital, has a long-standing heads-up for filmmakers who arrive at screenings to talk about their movies. “People are going to challenge you with questions. Be sure that you really know your stuff, and don't try to ...
Since 1981, the Black Maria Film Festival has been celebrating and preserving the diversity, invention and vitality of the short film The festival's home is New ... Black Maria is an international juried film competition that focuses on short films including those that shine a light on issues and struggles within ...
The festival also announced that its closing night film will be Joaquin Phoenix's “Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot,” which will screen on April 17. The 61-year-old festival, organized through the San Francisco Film Society, touts itself as the oldest movie fest in the U.S. The organization announced most ...
The affluent resort town is also home to the Sun Valley Film Festival, one of the best-kept secrets among cineastes and those craving a deeper connection ... “With the Me Too movement coming to light and all these powerful women whose films are screening at the fest, it all just started falling into place and ...
As usual, most Gasparilla movies are screened at Centro Ybor 10 in Ybor City. The new partnership adds five locations also used by the Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival: Sundial 20 in St. Petersburg, AMC Classic Palm Harbor 10, Carrollwood Villagio Cinemas in Tampa, Largo's Central Park Performing ...
A documentary about performer MIA opens the festival, which also includes a three-hour “neorealist musical,” a lyrical meditation on motherhood, and a feature about an adolescent girl in Iran. New Directors / New Films “celebrates filmmakers who represent the present and anticipate the future of cinema, ...
The Tribeca Film Festival has set a lineup of 55 short films in a range of genres that encompasses animation, sci-fi and comedy as well as issue-driven docs including two films about gun violence. The films, of which 29 are world premieres, feature noteworthy actors such as Catherine Deneuve (“Rise of a ...
The South by Southwest Conference and Festivals has announced its 2018 Jury and Special Award winners of the SXSW Film Festival Awards, with Thunder Road by director ... Feature films receiving Jury Awards were selected from the Narrative Feature and Documentary Feature Competition categories.
Say hello to this little reunion. The 35th anniversary of Brian De Palma's “Scarface” will be celebrated at the Tribeca Film Festival this year, organizers announced Monday. The film will play April 19, followed by a conversation with Mr. De Palma and the stars Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer. And on April 26, ...
The Beijing International Film Festival has dropped the Oscar-winning gay romance Call Me By Your Name, a move that highlights the lack of progress ... of censorship of LGBTQ-friendly films in China, the censorship of Call Me By Your Name is the first notable move by authorities after China's film, TV, and ...
GREENWICH — When it returns in June, the Greenwich International Film Festival will not just be showing off big stars and outstanding films on the big screen. It will also be giving a voice to local youth. The festival has launched its first social impact video competition with the Global Citizens Initiative.
In response to a query, Regev told Haaretz that Israel should not “support a festival that showcases films that slander us throughout the world and contains false content about IDF soldiers and its citizens.” According to Regev, she instructed her ministry's director general to “make clear to the Foreign Ministry ...
The "Luther" star proposed to model Sabrina Dhowre on Saturday at Rio Cinema in London where he was screening his directorial debut, "Yardie." ... Elba and and Dhowre made their first public appearance together last year at the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of "Molly's Game." PHOTO: ...
DENVER (CBS)– Organizers are gearing up for the 14th Annual Boulder International Film Festival, bringing films and filmmakers from across the world here to Colorado. Officials say the full program will include 72 films, including seven films from this year's Sundance Film Festival, and seven films ...
These days, the words “it's an interesting time” tend to be code for “it's looking awfully bleak” – but in the spirit of (very) early springtime optimism, it's an interesting time for film festivals. The likes of Cannes, Berlin, Sundance and Toronto once had a clear place as kingmakers, places where films could stake ...
But top-grossing films are not the only movies being made — or the only movies worth seeing. Small, independent projects made by women and others who cannot always find traditional outlets for their work are the lifeblood of film festivals, where audiences can view movies from around the world that ...
The Game Developers Conference (GDC) takes place in San Francisco next month and this year's event includes the GDC's first ever film festival. For three days starting March 19th, the GDC will host a selection of documentary and narrative films focused on the art and culture of video games, and Q&As ...
None of those weird motifs are employed more effectively than the tongue click that Collette's daughter leans on almost as a nervous tic: That pop of sound is the perfect little jolt to goose the tension in so many of the film's stately, near-silent long takes. Plus, it's fun to use after the movie is over, when you ...
With some festivals still to confirm dates (including the Austin Polish Film Festival and the Austin Asian American Film Festival), the 2018 calendar is ... 26-29: Hill Country Film Festival The area's most scenic festival, screening indie films at the Fritztown Cinema in Fredericksburg. www.hillcountryff.com ...
Cinequest, the jewel of the Silicon Valley cinema scene and one of the Bay Area's largest film festivals, unveiled an impressive lineup of 229 films and 29 virtual ... The closing night film will be the documentary “Brothers in Arms,” in which the cast and crew of the Oscar-winning movie “Platoon” recount their ...


 

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