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Aspen Wheeler Opera House announces the returnof Yesterday and Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience

WHEELER OPERA HOUSE ANNOUNCES INTERACTIVE BEATLES EXPERIENCE COMING IN AUGUST – FIRST SHOW SINCE MARCH 2020   After reopening for community rentals in May, the Wheeler Opera House is thrilled to announce that it will resume its own programming with Yesterday and Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience, the nation’s most innovative and unique show utilizing the works of the Beatles. The show will be coming to the Wheeler on Friday, August 27 at 7:30 PM with full seating c...

Upcoming: Sonoma Valley Authors Festival

  We are delighted to share another cultural gem in Sonoma, the Sonoma Valley Authors Festival. In its fourth year, the acclaimed and intimate festival takes place at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa, August 27-29th. Launched in 2018, the Sonoma Valley Authors Festival is a curated, three-day event that strives to accomplish three important goals: Stimulate the minds and nourishing the souls of readers” by bringing people together to ...

NIGHTSTREAM Submissions End Tuesday! RECON Next Weekend

  FINAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE TUESDAY! SEND US YOUR FEATURES AND SHORT FILMS Pass Prices To NIGHTSTREAM Increase September 1st. Grab Earlybird Badges While You Can. Proceeds from all pass sales will be shared with the National Alliance To End Homelessness, climate change advocacy group the Sunrise Movement, the artists showcased, and the four presenting festivals. The full lineup of films, panels, guests and special events will be announced mid-September....

Namaste Thailand Film Festival Goes Digital, starting this week

Namaste Thailand Film Festival Goes Digital in 2021; To Present 10 Curated Films from 20-22 Aug   •           Viewers can enjoy the films round-the-clock on the online platform Festival Scope. •           Each of the selected films has 1,000 entries and will be screened in Thai with English subtitles. •           Viewers can...

Films in progress 40 Lima will present six films from Brazil, El Salvador, Mexico, Uruguay and Peru

  français español The 40th edition will be held online from August 23rd to August 28th, 2021, as part of Films in Progress - Lima, a joint event of Cinélatino Rencontres de Toulouse and the Lima Film ...

Bordeaux Festival Musical Écran 2021 program announced

Musical Écran Festival is fast approaching and it's time to unveil what is behind this new edition with the trailer of this 7th edition! Keep your eyes and ears wide open ! The trailer for the 7th edition of Musical Écran, International Music Documentary Festival is here. We await you for this great celebration of music and cinema from September 5th to 12th in Bordeaux. An eight-day long event to discover artists (Laurent Garnier, Dinosaur Jr, Max Richter..), music...

The Japanese Film Festival in Australia returns to the cinema for its 25th year from 28 October to 5 December

THE JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS TO CINEMAS IN 2021 The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) in Australia makes a grand return to the cinema for its 25th year from 28 October to 5 December, with a national tour in Canberra, Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Screening at the new venue of Palace Cinemas in each city, the 2021 Festival program will feature an expertly curated selection of films, from the hottest newly-released feature titles alongside action, anime, drama, document...

Festival Stop Motion Montréal announces its 13th edition!

The Festival is proud to unveil the poster of this upcoming edition, created by master of modelling clay Gianluca Maruotti, an Italian stop-motion artist. Festival Stop Motion Montréal, the first festival in the world devoted to stop-motion animation, will return for a 13th edition that will take place almost entirely online from September 10-19, 2021. The 2021 programming will be accessible worldwide via the Cinéma Public website, a Montr...

The Horrible Imaginings Film Festival Reveals Its Second Wave of Dynamic Program

  After the Horrible Imaginings Film Festival announced their first wave of globally acclaimed and thought-provoking projects from North America, Europe, Australia, and Kuwait including ten short films and the debut feature An Ideal Host from Filmmaker and Visual FX Artist Robert Woods, Horrible Imaginings (#HiFilmFest) reveals the second wave of their 2021 festival lineup including five more genre bending features such as the mind melting, sci-fi thriller Trans, Gia Elliott&rsq...

AFI FEST 2021 will open with the World Premiere of Netflix’s Tick Tick Boom

  AFI FEST 2021 will take place November 10–14. The 35th edition of the festival will open with the World Premiere of Netflix’s Directed by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award® winner Lin-Manuel Miranda in his feature directorial debut, the film is based on the autobiographical musical by “Rent” playwright Jonathan Larson and stars Academy Award® nominee and Tony Award® winner Andrew Garfield.   This year’s hybrid festival will feature bo...

The 17th Zurich Film Festival honours the Italian director and screenwriter Paolo Sorrentino for his cinematic oeuvre

Paolo Sorrentino to receive the A Tribute to... Award. >     Photo © Gianni Fiorito Paolo Sorrentino will receive the award before presenting his latest work THE HAND OF GOD (È STATA LA MANO DI DIO) as a Gala Premiere on September 29. The film tells the story of young Fabietto, who grows up in Naples in the 1980s and witnesses the arrival of world football star Diego Maradona. Sorrentino thus creates an indulgent tragicomedy about family and the t...

SCAD Savannah Film Festival will return in-person and virtually Saturday, Oct. 23 through Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021

  Now entering its 24th year, the SCAD Savannah Film Festival will return in-person and virtually Saturday, Oct. 23 through Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021.   Presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), the annual festival is filled with cinematic creativity from award-winning professionals and emerging student filmmakers. Each year, more than 63,000 people attend the eight-day festival. The SCAD Savannah Film Festival kicks off with a gala opening night screening and recept...

Quality and quirky movie experiences on offer at Eastleigh Film Festival

Eastleigh Film Festival is back for 2021, bringing a full week’s schedule of screenings to unique and unusual locations across the Borough. Tickets will go on sale on Friday 13th August for the festival line-up from Monday 13th – Saturday 18th September. Following last year’s drive-in cinema at Itchen Valley Country Park, the festival heads into the dark, dark woods for immersive scary screenings of A Quiet Place 2 and The Descent. Bring your own blanket, chair and torch &n...

Belgian film La Civil is to open 48th Film Fest Ghent

La Civil, the fiction debut of the Belgian-Romanian Teodora Ana Mihai, is the official opening film of the 48th edition of Film Fest Ghent, which rolls out the red carpet on 12 October. The gripping drama about a Mexican mother whose daughter is abducted by a drug cartel had its world premiere at the Cannes film festival, where it won the Prix du Courage. The film is a compelling, fictionalised portrait of everyday reality, including the increased violence against civilians in Mexico, and give...

CineFAM Film Festival to Announce its 5th annual lineup of Films and panel discussion on August 31!

“Bold, original film stories by women and non-binary creators of colour.”  with  CineFAM FILM FESTIVAL                                                               &nb...

Elba Film Festival 2021 is just around the corner!

  We believe in the power of films to change hearts and minds. Our Next Festival Edition is just around the corner, and we can’t wait to welcome you on one of Italy’s most beautiful islands and celebrate the love for independent film with you! Here is a sneak peek into some of this year’s official selections…      ...

Highlights from APOX film festival 2021

The year has started bed with COVID 19, but fortunately, now we have the vaccination, and everything is starting to come in place. So we started slow, we can say, and run on time by time, to finally finalize our film festival, which we will have this year from 28.09-05.10.   And what have we prepared for you?   So this year we had chosen from excellent 250 movies that registered throughout filmfreeway, movibeta, festhome, and other platforms. Because this year we will be in o...

Evolution Mallorca Filmfestival Final call today

The countdown for the 10th anniversary festival edition is on! Last and final submission deadline is August 6th.     ...

Film Fest Ghent reveals the first nominations for the 21st World Soundtrack Awards

On behalf of the World Soundtrack Academy, Film Fest Ghent proudly announces the first batch of names for the prestigious World Soundtrack Awards 2021. The first round of nominees, in the categories of Film Composer of the Year, Television Composer of the Year and Best Original Song, includes established composers and emerging talent. Some composers even receive double nominations. Nicholas Britell, Daniel Pemberton and Emile Mosseri are nominated twice, with each of them obtaining a nod in th...

2021 Sidewalk Film Festival announces Feature Film Lineup (August 23-29)

  Jeff Daniels’ Television Event is the Opening Night selection and Jim Cummings and PJ McCabe’s The Beta Test is the Closing Night Choice     Sidewalk Film Festival announced their opening and closing night selections, special presentations and features for the 23rd edition of the popular and nationally-acclaimed Birmingham-based film festival which will take place August 23-29. Celebrating their highly anticipated return to theaters and presentation o...


 Unique Hybrid In-Person/Virtual Program Runs September 22-23 in Los Angeles and Worldwide Two Tracks of Panel Discussions, Workshops, for Film Festival and Filmmakers; Coffee Talks, Happy Hours, Industry Networking, and Screenings Round Out Program   Filmocracy, the world’s premiere digital screening, distribution and experience platform, today announced FESTDANCE, a must-attend industry summit for the post-COVID film festival age. ...

MNFF7 Announces Its Festival Schedule With Over 120 Films Screening Across Five Days

  The 7th Annual Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival will screen more than 120 films during its upcoming five day event, August 25-29. The film and event schedule is now available at as is the Films A-Z page with descriptions and trailers. So, go have a look, immerse yourselves and then buy your Festival Passes, Day Passes or Opening Night tickets which are now available at or through the Town Hall Theater box office. Individual Advance Ti...

Christopher Backus and Skye P. Marshall are set to star in Chad Bishoff’s highly anticipated psychological-thriller Daft State

Christopher Backus (HBO’s “Big Little Lies”, Netflix’s “Mindhunter”, Apple TV+’s “Truth be Told”) and Skye P. Marshall (Netflix’s “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”, NBC’s “This is Us”), are set to star in Chad Bishoff’s highly anticipated psychological-thriller Daft State. Principal photography on the feature, written by Bishoff and Sam Harter, is set to commence on location in Omaha, Nebraska on A...

Northwest Film Forum's 24th Annual Local Sightings Film Festival Presented Virtually & In-Person September 16th - 26th

Northwest Film Forum's 24th Annual Local Sightings Film Festival Presented Virtually & In-Person September 16th - 26th Presented by Seattle’s Northwest Film Forum, the 24th Annual Local Sightings Film Festival is a showcase of creative communities from throughout the Pacific Northwest, which champions emerging and established talent, supports the regional film industry, and promotes diverse media as a critical tool for public engagement. This year’s festival, hosted Sept...


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