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Showings tonight - Cannes Film Festival - Day 11

  D'après Une Histoire Vraie - 7:00pm, 1h50 - Grand Théâtre Lumière  Delphine (Emmanuelle Seigner) is a writer who reaches success after publishing a novel dedicated to her mother. She soon starts to receive annonoymous letters accusing her of exposing her family to the public. She suffers from writers block and depression when she meets an interesting and seductive woman (Eva Green) who understands her better than anyone. Directed by Roman Polanski. ...

Showings in competition - Day 10 - Cannes Film Festival

L'amant Double - 7:00pm, 1h47 - Grand Théâtre Lumière  Chloé, a fragile young woman, falls in love with a psychoanalyst named Paul. She moves in with him after a few months and soon realizes that he is hiding apart of his identity. Directed by François Ozon, in competition for the Palme d'Or, Cannes Best Actress, Cannes Best Director, Cannes Best Actor, Cannes Best Screenplay, Cannes Jury Prize, Cannes Grand Prix. Aus Dem Nichts - 10:00pm, 1h59 - ...

Opening of AMPAV on May 21 with Brittany Snow

  On May 21st, during the 70th annual Cannes film festival, Brittany Snow was the special guest for the opening ribbon cutting for the American Pavilion. Every year the AMPAV invites a beloved celebrity to cut the ceremonial ribbon, and this year it was Brittany Snow, who has been recognized for her roles in many films including Pitch Perfect and Bushwick.  The American Pavilion, celebrating its 29th year as the epicenter of American hospitality and communication at the Cannes Intern...

Cannes Stands #withrefugees

May 21st on Plage 45, The UNHCR (The UN Refugee Agency) and IEFTA (The International Emerging Film Talent Association) hosted a party to discuss their cause, and the film they made which focuses on refugees and raising awareness to their daily struggles. The party was light and happy but the cause behind the party has a much more serious tone. Thousands of people are dying on the sea as they try to flee their homeland, and the UNHCR and IEFTA put out a film including a music video, 'Dange...

Refugee Voices In Film Screening

  The Refugee Voices in Film screening was located at the Doc Corner in the Palais, at 10 am, May 21st. A series of blocks of videos were presented, each with different themes and voices. Part One was focused on the stories of refugees and their traumatic experiences, showing the pain and suffering they have to go through while they try to live their lives.  Part two showed the making of a music video, called "Dangerous Crossings", which was sung with multiple singers fro...

Wind River Review

  Last night I was able to attend a showing of Wind River at the Debussy Theatre, where part of the cast, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, and Julia Jones, and the director, Taylor Sheridan, aslo arrived. It was a stunning picture and the performances by Elizabeth Olsen and Jeremy Renner were impressive. The film is set in an isolated snowy town in Wyoming and it follows a hunter, Corey Lambert (Renner), who helps a rookie FBI agent, Jane Banner (Olsen), after Lambert uncovers the body of...

Dhaka To Cannes

Today the IEFTA hosted the Dhaka to Cannes initiative at Plage Royal. Through this initiative three Bangladeshi filmmakers have been chosen to participate in the Producers Workshop of the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. "The Emerging International Film Talent Association (IEFTA) is a Monaco-based, not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation that develops, finances and promotes film-related festivals, exhibitions and educational projects. IEFTA's mission is to promote cultutral diversity...

Visages Villages - Movie Review

  Visages Villages is directed by Agnès Varda and JR and showcases their adventures as they complete their villages project. The film was a piece that explored the lives of french individuals in the intimate villages in quiet areas of France. It serves as a human interest piece as well as an homage and celebration of Agnès Varda, who’s influence during the french new wave was lasting and has garnered her much respect and admiration in the industry. Personally, the pie...

Cannes apologizes for technical malfunction for Okja showing

  Netflix's first press showing of Okja, was interupted due to a technical difficulty; the film was misframed on the big screen and the international press started to boo before the film was stopped. They were able to set up the film properly and continue with the showing and Cannes has apologized for the technical malfunction, but by then the audience had formed a hostile environment. Netflix's presence at this year's festival has sparked an interesting debate wit...

2017 NYC Independent Film Festival Official Selections Up Now!

Now live on our website is the 2017 NYC Independent Film Festival lineup! Check out all of this year's films, music videos, scripts, and more now at and join us in May for the festival! ...

NYFF54 Manchester by the Sea Press Conference

By Maria Esteves The 54th New York Film Festival 2016 (NYFF54) NY Premiere of MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, press conference with writer and director Kenneth Lonergan, moderated by festival director Kent Jones, NYFF, was held at the Walter Reade Theater Friday, September 30, 2016. Discussions with director Lonergan included film location scouts, casting process, music moments in the film, special scenes, and the film's flashback structure. MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, now in theaters. Watch trailer &n...

Looking for Animation, Documantaries, Action, SYFY, Comedies,

Film Submitter s we have been very impress with the A level of submissions. To those submitting content bring your "A " GAME! We want the best! Looking for Animation, Documentaries, Web Series, Action and Comedies, and SYFY.   iNDYREELS - New Streaming Platform For Movie Watching.     DO YOU MOVIEEE?                                    WE MOVIEEEE!!!! ...

iNDYREELS Streaming Platform For Watching Movies.

  iNDYREELS Streaming Platform for Films, TV's, Web Series, Documentaries, indie Films, Motion Pictures.      DO YOU MOVIEEE?                WE MOVIEEE!!!! ...

iNDYREELS Film Submission Quick Start Guide With Every Question Answered.

Welcome, What does it take to submit your film and what is the process of iNDYREELS? Look at our iNDYREELS Film Submission Quick Start Guide.   Here is a quick guide to submitting your film and what forms need to be signed. What it takes to submit your film to iNDYREELS. "No cost"All the forms are in your iNDYREELS Film Submission Quick Setup Guide. We have information on Piracy on how iNDYREELS protects your content and we have Feature form on all key features and ...

Siraj Syed’s IFFI 2016 diary, XIV: Catching what you can!

Siraj Syed’s IFFI 2016 diary, XIV: Catching what you can! If you really want to notch up six films a day, you can. All you need is luck, in terms of show slots and seats, an insatiable appetite for cinema of all forms from all countries, no appetite for food of the eating and drinking kind, an alarm clock body that can turn off on demand and turn on at will, and no commitments or engagements that you cannot skip or postpone during the festival period. Well, I might score high in terms o...

Highlights and Previews from the Festival Circuit Volume 748 -

  Wishing you all much success on the festival circuit! Read this online     FOLLOW US ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:                   Advertise in our Newsletter from 200€ email us for a quote   Fest Forums Santa Barbara wrapped   Laurie Kirby welcomes Tarantino to Fest Forums Quentin Tarantino came to Fest Forums to  honor Bruce Dern with ...

IFFI: 1,000 entries from 100 countries

IFFI: 1,000 entries from 100 countries Ten days to go for the commencement of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), and there is no confirmation for media accreditation as yet. This being the 47th IFFI and my 47th year in film journalism, I am sure the concern is unfounded, though. Also being missed is the customary press conference, which is held well before the event. Meanwhile, here are some of the major attractions expected in Panaji, Goa, during November 20-28. *A staggering...

Films to be screened at Jio MAMI’s Mumbai Film Festival with STAR, 2016, Mumbai, October 20-27

Films to be screened at Jio MAMI’s Mumbai Film Festival with STAR, 2016, Mumbai, October 20-27 Venues PVR Icon, Versova, Andheri (Western suburb) PVR ECX, Andheri PVR Phoenix, Lower Parel (Central Mumbai) PVR Phoenix Market City, Kurla (Eastern suburb) PVR Nirmal Lifestyle, Mulund (Eastern suburb) Le Reve (former Globus), Bandra West (earlier Western city limit, now part of city) Regal Cinema, Colaba (South Mumbai, one of the oldest single screen cinemas of the city)   Com...

54th New York Film Festival Lineup

By Maria Esteves – September 13, 2016 The 54th New York Film Festival (NYFF54) presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center will be held at Lincoln Center September 30 - October 16, 2016. This year’s festival will showcase 25 feature films from around the world. 2016 NYFF Official Lineup of films. For information or to purchase tickets, visit NYFF. NYFF54 Opening, Centerpiece and Closing Night World Premieres to be held at Alice Tully Hall are, * THE 13TH, directed by Ava ...

Short Short Story Film Festival 2016 - Call for Submissions

The Short Short Story Film Festival is a competitive international festival of films that tell a story in under six minutes in its 10th year.  There is no fee to submit. Click here for more information: ...

A City of Rust trailer

Galileo tries to convince the City of Rust inhabitants to stop Mr E and his reckless use of the mountain’s resources. Mountain which, he states, holds the energy that is the source of their life. When his recommendations are ignored and the “Rustonians” have to face the consequences of their indifference, they will turn to him for help…

Mabel Cheung: AAWMM Talk Back

By Maria Esteves – July 31, 2016 The Asian American Women Media Makers (AAWMM) Talk Back with multi-award winning Hong Kong director and screenwriter Mabel Cheung, moderated by co-founder S. Casper Wong, AAWMM, was held at the Museum of Chinese in New York (MOCA), Saturday, July 23, 12PM. Presented by AAIFF16, director Cheung discussed her early film career from Hong Kong to England to New York, her first trilogy works (The Illegal Immigrant, An Autumn's Tale, Eight Tales of Gold)...

NYIFF package comes to India

NYIFF package comes to India Like “Nasa”, they pronounce the acronym “Nyiff/nife”. And it is indeed ‘nice’ that a selection of films shown at NYIFF 2016 is being screened in Mumbai, during 21 June-21 July. It took the dedicated efforts of a team led by architect/interior designer/film producer Anuradha Parikh’s G5A Foundation for Contemporary Culture to make it happen. With a warehouse, a forum, a ‘citylab’, a film society, a co-presenter...

British Urban Film Festival tunes in with Colourful Radio Broadcast Deal

Colourful Radio has signed a deal with the British Urban Film Festival to broadcast live and exclusive coverage of BUFF's flagship events from the headquarters of Channel 4. Voted by the public as “Best Radio Station” at the 2015 Urban Music Awards, Colourful Radio will be sending a team of presenters to Channel 4’s headquarters in Westminster, the host venue for BUFF media day on Thursday 21 July. From there, the station will broadcast live coverage of the BUFF 2016 p...


The British Urban Film Festival has announced its 2016 dates in the UK’s Autumn festival event calendar.   The 11th edition of the UK’s leading BAME film festival will return on September 14-20. The festival will move from the Genesis Cinema in east London, which hosted the last three editions from 2013 to 2015, to the Odeon cinemas in Camden Town and Swiss Cottage. The festival recently signed a multi-year deal to screen films with the multiplex chain. The f...


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