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Last chance to submit to the NYC 2 Paris Film Festival!

Tomorrow (June 20th, 2018) is the LAST day to submit your film to the NYC 2 Paris Film Festival!!    Visit the link to submit and for more information:   Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.  ...

The Top Shorts, Scripts, and New Media content is being celebrated at 9th Annual New Media Film Festival in Los Angeles

The Top Shorts, Scripts, and New Media content is being celebrated at 9th Annual New Media Film Festival in Los Angeles The New Media Film Festival will celebrate its 9th Annual New Medial Fil Festival. The grand festival will be held at James Bridge Theater, Los Angeles on 16th and 17th June 2018. New media films and content from 40 different countries including, USA and LA will be showcased in the festival. 110 new media films, content from 40 countries 36 world, 7 US and 24 Los Angeles premi...

Best Shorts Competition - EVER!

Best Short Film Competition - EVER!   Writers judge filmmakers and filmmakers judge writers. It’s that simple! We fund you to collaborate. We let the community decide.   Up to $10,000 for the short script. Up to $25,000 for the filmmaker to shoot it.   Writers can't judge writers.  Filmmakers can't judge filmmakers. Everyone receives a massive amount of feedback.   The filmmaker owns 100% of the film. owns 0%.   Visi...

Solitude Seen in a Crowded Theatre

The last Cannes Film Festival entry is described as “For some, the countryside is a place of exile where all hopes ultimately merge with solitude. A boundless place of exile where all hopes and dreams merge with despair like the coinciding destinies of fathers and sons.” This is Ahlat Agaci, or Le Poirer Sauvage, or The Wild Pear Tree, and it’s directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan and starring Dogu Demirkol, Murat Cemcir, Bennu Yildirimlar. It can be seen at the Grand Theatre Lumier...

What is Ayka Going To Do?

Ayka, directed by Sergey Dvortsevoy and starring Samal Yeslyamova as the titular character, is described as “Ayka just gave birth. She can't afford to raise a child. She has no job, debts to be paid, not even a room of her own. But there is no way to suppress her natural instincts.” It shows tonight in the Grand Theatre Lumiere at 16:00 as one of the last two entries in the festival.   Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

Knife + Heart, A Simple Equation

Directed by Yann Gonzalez and written by Yann Gonzalez and Cristiano and Mangione, Un Couteau Dans Le Coeur, or Knife + Heart, “In Paris , in the late 1970s , Anne Parez is a producer of pornographic films, produced at the chain. But to find the favors of his companion (who is also his editor) Lois, Anne will decide to change the registry. She now wants to finance by financing a much more ambitious film, made by her long-time friend, the flamboyant Archibald...

Courting Caperharnaum

Directed and written by Nadine Labaki, Caperharnaum is “a politically-charged fable, featuring mostly non-professional actors, about a child who launches a lawsuit against his parents.” It will be showing tonight in the Grand Theatre Lumiere at 19.00.   Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

Where There's Some, There's Something Burning

Tonight, the next film in the competition that will be showing is "Burning"; directed by Lee Chang-Dong the story is decribed as "A mysterious incident takes place among three young persons Jong-soo, Ben, Hae-mi, who have lived in their own way." It stars Yoo Ah-in, Stephen Yeun, Jeon Jong-seo, will be in the Grand Theatre Lumiere at 18:30.     Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

En Guerre Wages War for the Palme D'or

Tonight’s first competitive film is En Guerre, or At War, directed by Stephane Brize and starring Vincent Lindon it is about “After promising 1100 employees that they would protect their jobs, the managers of a factory decide to suddenly close up shop. Laurent takes the lead in a fight against this decision.”Filmed in only 23 days, It sets to show at the Grand Theatre Lumiere today at 16:00.     Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

Love Looks Different For Different For Different People

  Netemo Sametemo, or Asako 1 & 2, directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, and starring Masahiro Higashide and Erika Karata, here’s it synopsis, “Asako lives in Osaka. She falls in love with Baku, a free-spirit. One day, Baku suddenly disappears. Two years later, Asako now lives in Tokyo and meets Ryohei. He looks just like Baku, but has a completely different personality.” It will premiere tonight at 16:00 at the Grand Theatre Lumiere   Written by Dallas F...

Blackklansman's Story Gets Told

One of the more anticipated movies in the competition, Blackklansman is based on true events about Ron Stallworth, a black police officer living in the 70's, who spearheads an attempt to infiltrate the Klu Klux Klan. Directed by Spike Lee and starring John David Washington, Topher Grace and Adam Drive and will be showing in the Grand Theatre Lumiere tonight at 19:30.   Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

Shoplifter's Tonight

Manbiki, or Une Affaire De Famille, or Shoplifters, is directed by Film Festival Kore-Eda Hirokazu, known for other film festival entries like "Nobody Knows" and "After the Storm" and is about "A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find on the street." It stars Lily Franky and Sakura Andor and will be showing today at 16:30 in the Grand Theatre Lumière.    Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

Happy As Lazzaro In The Grand Theatre Lumiere

  A happy kind peasant, Lazzaro is a hermit far from the place reigned over by Marquise Alfonsina de Luna. He lives distant from this world until he comes across Tancredi, son of the Marquis and together they bring Lazzaro to this distant world. Directed by Alice Warwacher, "Lazzaro Felice", or "Heureux Comme Lazzaro", or "Happy as Lazzaro" will be showing today at 16:30 in the Grand Theatre Lumière.    Written by Dallas FItzmar...

A Story in Threes

An Iranian film, Se Rokh, or Trois Visages, or Three Faces is described as follows, "Three actresses at different stages of their career. One from before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, one popular star of today known throughout the country and a young girl longing to attend a drama conservatory." The director is Jafar Panahi, and unfortunately he is being detained by the Iranian government on the grounds of making "anti-Iranian propaganda" and even though people like Asghar F...

Girl's In The Sun Will Have It's Moment To Shine

      Tonights first movie is called Les filles du soleil, or The Girls in the Sun, it follows a group of Kurdish female battalion prepares to take back their town from extremists and a French journalist who’s goal is to cover these women and their fight for freedom. It is directed by Eva Husson and stars Goldshifteh Farhani and Emmanuelle Bercot and will be showing in the Grand Theatre Lumiere at 18:30.   Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

Ashes to Ashes, Love to Loss

In the 2001 scene of the Dotang local underworld, one of the heads of the underworld Bin, falls for Qiao. There time together is short lived as when Bin is attacked by rival gang members, Qiao steps into save him, costing her freedom as she's put away for five years. Upon her release, Qiao goes to find Bin but he refuses to be with her. Ten years pass and Bin goes to find Qiao. This is Jhang Hu Er Nv, or The Ash is Purest White, directed by Jia Zhang-Ke tonight at 19:30 in the Grand Theatr...

The Picture Book Film

With a recent desire to be abstract, director Jean-Luc Goddard will be showing his next film Le Livre D'Image, or The Picture Book. Little is known about this movie except for the short mysterious synopsis "Nothing but silence. Nothing but a revolutionary song. A story in five chapters like the five fingers of a hand." The movie will be showing tonight in the Grand Théâtre Lumière at 16:30.    Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

Plaire, Aimer Et Courir Vite finds love tonight!

The first of tonight’s shows entitled Plaire, Aimer Et Courir Vite, or Sorry Angel, is a gay love story set in France. It following the affair of Jacques (played by Pierre Deladonchamps) a 39 year old Parisian writer and Arthur (played by Vincent Lacoste), a student from Brittanny France looking to greater understand himself and his sexual preferences. Directed by Christophe Honore and will be showing tonight at 18:30 on the Grand Theatre Lumiere.   Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

Leto Rocks Tonight

Tonight’s film Leto (L’Ete) will whisk the audience back to 80’s Leningard Russia, Modern-Day St. Petersburg, where the underground rock scene was very popular and it’s here that Viktor Tsoi arrives with the desire to become famous. He meets his idol, Mike and his wife Natasha, and they help Viktor become well-known and make his name unforgettable. The Director Kirill Serebrennikov will be unable to attend the showing tonight as he is under house arrest in Russia, but h...


In an effort to showcase new talent in the field of film, Egyptian director A. B. Shawky will be showing his film Yomeddine tonight as one of the contestants of the festival, and it will be showing at the Grand Theatre Lumiere tonight at 18:30. Yomeddine is a dramatic comedy about a recently cured lepor named Beshay played by Rady Gamal who, after his wife disappears, treks across the Egyptian desert to discover his roots. Following him along this journey is a Nubian orphan he takes care of, a...

Call for movies 24th edition of Caminhos Film Festival

      The applications for the 24thedition of the Caminhos Film Festival are now open. From the 1st of May until the 31st of July the works for the Selection Caminhos and Selection Essays, as well as the works for the other sections of the festival, can be submitted via FilmFreeway. The Caminhos Film Festival has been, since 1988, one of the main references in the cinematographic panorama of Portugal. Presenting itself as the only festival ded...

Young Belgian Filmmaker Ivana Noa’s “Fictional Characters” To Have Its World Premiere At CineYouth Festival 2018

    Fifteen-year-old Belgian filmmaker/actress Ivana Noa will present her new short horror film “Fictional Character” as an official selection of the CineYouth Festival. The festival showcases short films by directors ages 6-22 from around the world. CineYouth is held in Chicago from April 20-22, 2018 and is part of the Chicago International Film Festival.   An established named in the youth film world, ...

13th Haapsalu Horror & Fantasy Film Festival announces first film

The 13th Haapsalu Horror & Fantasy Film Festival has announced their first film GHOST STORIES (2017) which has already been hailed as the best British horror in recent years.     In GHOST STORIES, a skeptical professor Philip Goodman investigates three strange cases of ghost sightings that take him on a bone-chilling journey. Based on a popular play, the film was directed by Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson. Starring Andy Newman with a memorable role from Martin Freeman&n...

Do not miss the Festival Beat on the circuit this past week Volume 804

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