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IFFI 52, 06: Campion’s The Power of the Dog to be mid-fest film

IFFI 52, 06: Campion’s The Power of the Dog to be mid-fest film New Zealander Jane Campion, who has won international recognition with such well-crafted films like Sweetie, An Angel at My Table and The Piano, and deals mainly with family relationships, has moved away slightly, into the Western genre, with The Power of the Dog, a 2021 production. IFFI 52 is showcasing it as its mid-fest film. It stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Kirsten Dunst. Based on a1967 novel of the same name, by Thoma...

Going emotional about Sundance: Filmmakers share their past festival memories

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  In anticipation of the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, unspooling online and in person January 20–30, Sundance Institute shared stories from award-winning filmmakers Kirsten Johnson, Yance Ford, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, and Nicole Holofcener, who told us all about their adventures at the Sundance Film Festival.  Kirsten Johnson (left) with her dad Yance Ford:  “I remember the house was packed. My family was all there — all these people that I respected,...

2021 live music + film performance highlights: "Fix It"

One of the high points of our 2021 live music + film performance was the electrifying closing number, “Fix It,” sung by Kimberly Sunstrum with cinematic visuals created by filmmaker Hingman Leung. See some of their amazing collaboration here: https://bit.ly/3we1taF Co-presented by Girls+ Rock Ottawa. Cover photo by Adrienne Row-Smith. Full video of this epic show coming very soon!   ...

2021 live music + film performance highlights: "The Train"

Revisit a highlight of the stunning live music + film performance from our 2021 festival. Watch as Ottawa singer-songwriter Kimberly Sunstrum performs their song “The Train,” with live visuals created in real time by local filmmaker Hingman Leung! Link: https://bit.ly/3EKysGS Co-presented by Girls+ Rock Ottawa. More video from this epic show coming very soon! ...

From Film to Food - a Culinary Screening Event at San Diego Fest

My Sunday opened with about as pleasant a greeting as it gets, with a glass of champagne and a good documentary. The film followed a renowned chef in Juan Mari Arzak as he passed the torch down to his daughter, Elena Arzak and their collective journey towards legendary chef status. For a food documentary, it was less focused on the dishes themselves, and more on the creators behind the dish. Juan has spent decades solidifying himself as one of the world's premiere chefs, accumulating mult...

Sharing the 2021 Festival of Cinema NYC Photos

Check out over 3,000 photos that were taken throughout the entire run of the festival!  Visit our flickr page to view more than 3,000 photos from the 2021 Festival of Cinema NYC. Take a look at pictures from events that took place over the 10-day period, including our Street Fair Booth, Opening Night, Media & Press event, Moderated Panels, Filmmakers Q&A's, Awards Night and more!  Did you find yourself in any of the pics? Fee...

Wrapped in Paris...

Yamaha piano, the Arc de Triomphe....Everything gets wrapped in Paris, including Yael Naim 's piano right after her stunning performance at the Champs Elysées Film Festival opening (a few meters away from the monument). ...

Presentation of the new publication of the Hellenic History Foundation (IDISME) "Themistocles L. Chrysanthopoulos"

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  6th “Beyond Borders” International Documentary Festival of Castellorizo island Presentation of the new publication of the Hellenic History Foundation (IDISME) "Themistocles L. Chrysanthopoulos: In the labyrinth of the Greek Diplomacy - Ministry for Foreign Affairs 1945 - 1980"       The new publication of the Hellenic History Foundation (IDISME) titled "Themistocles L. Chrysanthopoulos: In the labyrinth of the Greek Diplomacy - Ministry for ...

Strong political support of Beyond Borders displayed at the opening ceremony

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6th “Beyond Borders” International Documentary Festival of Castellorizo island       The 6th “Beyond Borders” International Documentary Festival of Castellorizo island which takes place under the auspices of H.E. the President of the Hellenic Republic Mrs. Katerina Sakellaropoulou began last Sunday, August 22nd.   For its 6th consecutive year the festival has welcomed directors, filmmakers, producers, artists, intellectuals and representatives of...

2021 festival photos

  Visit our Facebook page to see some great photos of our 2021 festival by Adrienne Row-Smith! Adrienne snapped awesome shots of the Kimberly Sunstrum x Hingman Leung live music + film performance, our technicians hard at work, and Q&As with filmmakers from the New Visions and Moving Images programs! Photos here: https://bit.ly/3sGT79N ...

A guide to Parallel Events of the 6th Beyond Borders International Documentary Festival 2021

  A rich cultural program during the 6th edition of Beyond Borders International Documentary Festival of Castellorizo   Photographic and sculpture exhibitions, music concerts and educational courses for the children will once again frame Beyond Borders International Documentary Festival of Castellorizo, which will be held on the idyllic island from August 22nd-29th, 2021.   Throughout the festival, visitors will have the chance to enjoy the exhibition of the...

Review of the 7th edition of Women In Motion at the 74th Festival de Cannes

Yamina Benguigui, Lou Doillon, Jodie Turner-Smith, Tilda Swinton and Regina King shared their experiences and views of women’s representation in the film industry during a fascinating set of conversations. A new series of podcasts recorded in the Women In Motion studio with leading women in cinema will be available soon. On Sunday July 11, the Women In Motion award was presented to the campaigning actress, producer and director Salma Hayek, while the Young Talent Award was given to Aust...

Tickets and passes on sale now!

  Tickets and passes for Mirror Mountain Film Festival are on sale now!   Passes let you access all of this year’s film programming from July 24 – 25. Have the entire 2021 lineup at your fingertips!   If you’re just looking to watch an individual program or a single screening block, then tickets are the option for you! Tickets grant access to one program only from July 24 – 25.    Both are available now at www.mirrormountain.vhx.tv/p...

VIDEO : The VELVET UNDERGROUND Red Carpet ambiance

  Red Carpet of THE VELVET UNDERGROUND with directorTodd HAYNES. producers Christine VACHON, Julie GOLDMAN, Carolyn HEPBURN and Christopher CLEMENTS with editor Adam KURNITZ   ...

Marché du Film July 6-15: 6 European sales companies gather under an umbrealla in the Riviera !

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6 European sales companies, which have been used to working for several years in the Riviera, have decided from this year on to join forces for the Marché du Film: Alfama Films, Coproduction Office, Films Boutique, The Bureau Sales, The Party Film Sales and Pyramide International. “As an organizer, we’re so delighted to be able to welcome this new initiative, a collective one! Its friendly and powerful dynamic is very exciting !” said Maud Amson, Director of Sales at th...

Le Ballon Rouge offers childcare during the Marché du Film

The Marché du Film and Parenting at Film Festivals are proud to announce the onsite Ballon Rouge daycare center during the Cannes Film Festival from 7 - 14 July. After a hugely successful inaugural edition in 2019, the service is back for the Marché’s return to the Riviera.   Market badge holders will be given priority access to the service, though attendees with press and festival accreditation are also eligible. A f...

VIDEO Key moments from the 93rd Oscar Ceremony

Each January, the entertainment community and film fans around the world turn their attention to the Academy Awards. Interest and anticipation builds to a fevered pitch leading up to the Oscar telecast, when hundreds of millions of movie lovers tune in to watch the glamorous ceremony and learn who will receive the highest honors in filmmaking. Oscars 2021: Winners & Biggest Moments From The Night   ...

DPA Gift Suite for the Oscars 2021

  Nathalie Dubois and her DPA gift suite did it again( https://dpagroup.org )! With the covid pandemic under control, at least here in the USA, there was some proper celebration to be done. And so it is with Mrs. Dubois launching another inspiring and joyful 2 days events, at the legendary LUXE hotel on Sunset Boulevard (https://www.luxehotels.com ) where many brands (over 33!) came together to salute the many Oscar nominees. Also in attendance were several Hollywood celebrities such as: A...

Zero Gravity reviews from the Cinequest world Premiere : TOP 12 MOVIES...

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"CINEQUEST 2021 - Top 12 Films To See"  Mercury News by  RANDY MYERS “Zero Gravity”: Campbell Middle School’s innovative Zero Robotics program gets thrust in the spotlight in director Thomas Verrette’s inspirational documentary, filmed primarily in the South Bay. Verrette takes a “Spellbound-”like approach, focusing primarily on three students, Makayla Engelder, Advik Gonugunta and Carol Gonzalez as they participate in ...

Make your Thursday 4/1 Drive-in at SBIFF

CLICK HERE TO RSVP Reservations for Thursday April 1st at SBIFF's Drive-In Theatres are now open! The schedule is below and read all about the films on the SBIFF app and by clicking here. 8:30 AM - One-Way to Moscow 9:30 AM - Poppie Nongena 12:00 PM - By Your Side (À la folie) 1:00 PM - La Recua - The Mule Pack Train 3:30 PM - We Will Never Die 4:30 PM - The Forbidden Strings 7:00 PM - Run Woman Run 8:00 PM - The Cinderella Addiction Admission is 100% FREE. ...

It's a wrap!: VIDEO Ambiance, Trailers, Clips & full Coverage from Sundance 2021

Festival director Tabitha Jackson leads a celebratory end to the 2021 Sundance Film Festival's all-new experience by bringing audiences together for one last word in the virtual space. This very special Sundance edition offered 71 Features, 50 Shorts, 4 Indie Series, 14 New Frontier Projects.  Watch our video channel from Sundance / Park City featuring Interviews, ambiance, trailers and clips THE SUNDANCE PARK CITY CHANNEL Our full coverage with exclusive one on one inter...

What not to miss today: Thursday 4 February

  Kick start your festival day with a recap of what not to miss today. Read on for an overview of the day’s key events – from press conferences to Big Talks – and which film titles are premiering and available on Festival Scope for 72 hours from today (Thursday 4 February). Attending events on IFFR.com: Add events to your IFFR account agenda by clicking the calendar icon in the event you would like to attend. A yellow "Watch now" button will be ma...

What not to miss today: Wednesday 3 February

Kick start your festival day with a recap of what not to miss today. Read on for an overview of the day’s key events – from Big Talks to press conferences – and which film titles are premiering and available on Festival Scope for 72 hours from today (Wednesday 3 February). Attending events on IFFR.com: Add events to your IFFR account agenda by clicking the calendar icon in the event you would like to attend. A yellow "Watch now" button will be made av...

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