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The Changing Face of Europe 2020 features 10 european documentaries in the doc shop - hot docs streaming platform

The changing face of europe 2020 features 10 outstanding european documentaries in the doc shop - hot docs streaming platform for accreditated industry EFP is committed to presenting the third edition of THE CHANGING FACE OF EUROPE in collaboration with Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival despite these difficult times. All 10 of the films selected for the programme will take part in Hot Docs Industry All-Access Online program, which will run during the original dates ...

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival announces the official feature and short film selections

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival announces the official feature and short film selections for the festival’s 23rd edition. The NEW DOCS program and Invited Program includes 44 features and 12 shorts from 26 countries, and include 4 world premieres, 6 North American premieres, and 2 U.S. premieres. The films were selected from nearly 2,000 submissions to the 2020 annual event. Originally scheduled to take place April 2-5 in downtown Durham, the four-day event was recently ca...

My Fresh Reel of New York of the 19th Century

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Now my poetic reel of New York of the 19th century (based at my drafts of the city) is accessible through Youtube.com. You can follow its poetic structure, basing at the contours of the formerly built city, with a cascade of its embankments and dwellings stylized over old Europe but magnified in sizes and extended in shapes... By Anna Polibina-Polansky, a poetic filmmaker, Moscow. The versified script was also created by myself; the film is self-illustrated (the plot is accompanied wit...

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If you are of will to clarify information for my films, genres and biography, there is no better way than to contact the film director. I head my self-created Monocineartstudio of Anna Polibina-Polansky, and the entire productional cycle is lead by myself. If you want to know of my filmography and bibliography, by dates and themes, you should contact me, anyway. Far from all of my canvas in oil are introduced at catalogues, archives and private collections over Europe. You can find out of the stages of my genres at their time prospective, only from me. So feel free to ask me questions concerning my genres. Anna Polibina-Polansky, a poetic film maker. (+7) 495-309-0891; (+7) 925-331-2422; datteri@yandex.ru www.filmfestivals.com/blog/annapolibina www.filmfestivals.com/blog/anna_polibina_polansky  

Die Staatsfeinde - Kalter Krieg und alte Nazis

A story about men and women who experienced the Second World War as soldiers of the Wehrmacht or as civilians in Nazi-Germany. Traumatised by the terror of war they became convinced pacifists. During the 50ties, they put up resistance against the building of a new army in West-Germany. But the former Nazi staff was in power again, persecuted all pacifists - among them even men whose family members were murdered duri ...

APOX film festival

  Relive Association   Zadbone 16   51551 Veli Losinj     APOX Film Festival Press Release     The cultural event APOX Film Festival, which is being held for the first time on the island of Lošinj, wishes to thank everyone who will participate in such a great event in this area. The goal is to bring culture and media together, connect young people and film enthusiasts to participate in this project. The...

159 Docs for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 92nd Academy Awards®

159 DOCUMENTARY FEATURES SUBMITTED FOR 2019 OSCAR® RACE   One hundred fifty-nine features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 92nd Academy Awards®. Several of the films have not yet had their required Los Angeles and New York qualifying releases.  Submitted features must fulfill the theatrical release requirements and comply with all of the category’s other qualifying rules in order to advance in the voting process.&n...

IFFI 50: MIFF 2020 to offer Rs. 10 lakh as prize to best film

IFFI 50: MIFF 2020 to offer Rs. 10 lakh as prize to best film Festival Director, Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF as it is known globally), Mrs. Smita Vats Sharma called for the widest and biggest participation of film-makers and film lovers, for the 16th edition of the oldest and largest film festival for non-feature films in South Asia. Addressing a press conference at the golden jubilee edition of the International Film Festival of India, Mrs. Sharma, who is also the Director Gener...

Final call December 5 for TIDF in Taipei

Launched in 1998, the 12th edition of TIDF will take place in Taipei from May 1-10, 2020. This is the FINAL CALL FOR SUBMISSION! Our competition programme is still looking for creative, innovative, non-fiction filmmaking with unique viewpoints in all length. Films completed after December 1, 2017 are eligible for our three main categories. All forms and lengths are welcome. There's NO ENTRY FEE, a Taiwan Premiere is required. The final shortlist will be announced on our we...

The 22nd Montreal International Documentary Festival: a 10-day celebration of every kind of documentary

The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) is proud to open its 22nd edition today Thursday, November 14, with the Quebec premiere of the film The Disappearance of my Mother, with director Beniamino Barrese and his mother Benedetta Barzini in attendance. The film is a touching, intimate portrait of a former fashion icon who now shuns the camera, wanting to disappear from this world of ubiquitous screens. The opening ceremony will start at 7 p.m. in the Alumni Auditorium (H-110...

dok.incubator workshop calls for ambitious feature docs in rough cut stage

    submission deadline January 29th 2020 Apply for six months of intensive editing and development of your documentary film aiming for premiere by early autumn 2020:   / work with more than 30 world-class editors, producers and distributors throughout the postproduction period   / sharpen the storytelling and maximize your film’s international potential   / get personal feedback ...

For your consideration: LA Screening/Reception for Best Documentary - "Immortal"

Please join us for the Los Angeles screening and reception for "Immortal" OSCARS® FYC: Best Documentary    Director and scriptwriter: Ksenia Okhapkina Producer: Riho Västrik | Co-producer: Uldis Cekulis   A cinematic essay that looks at everyday life in a small Russian industrial city, uncovering along the way how dangerous and furtive an all-permeating ideology can be.          Los Angeles Screening: Mond...

Beat Dox Sessions 2019: The RIDM’s free musical evenings are back!

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Artists and festivalgoers celebrate documentary cinema together The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) is pleased to announce the return of the Beat Dox Sessions, now well established as an essential part of the festival. The music program for the 22nd annual RIDM, curated by Pomeline Delgado, invites us to dance to infectious beats while discovering local and visiting artists at RIDM Headquarters in the Cinémathèque québécoise (335 De Maisonneuve Blv...

ASH MORRIS : A BRITISH FILMMAKER TO WATCH

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2010 -  The world was introduced to the Crawleys and their personnel. “Downton Abbey” took viewers by storm. I’m bed-ridden. I’m fighting a letter that more often than not, carries a death sentence.  Years pass by, I travel extensively in-between treatement sessions, I co-produce a documentary, and I write a lot. I’m young but I feel a higher sense of urgency. I eventually conquered, the beast is down.  2017 -  R...

12th TIDF Calling for Entries!

The 12th TIDF is now calling for entries! TIDF is looking for documentaries that are most creative, closely connected to social and human interests, and have unique points of view! Films completed after December 1, 2017 are eligible for our three main competitions and eleven awards. Over US$71,000 total cash-prize awaits. Submit your film before December 5, 2019. All forms and lengths are welcome. A Taiwan Premiere is required except for Taiwanese productions. Shortlist will be announced in ...

“Once Were Brothers” launches Lunenburg Doc Fest after historic TIFF premiere

Fresh off the world premiere and historic opening as the first ever Canadian documentary to open Toronto International Film Festival, Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band will kick off the 6th annual Lunenburg Doc Fest on September 19. Once Were Brothers tells the story of the roots-rock act that changed folk music forever, drawing from the memoirs of Canadian rock icon Robbie Robertson and featuring must-see testimonial from musical legends Bruc...

Feature documentary David Foster: Off the Record set for World Premiere at TIFF

Courtesy of TIFF   Download Full Release   TORONTO — Joana Vicente and Cameron Bailey, Co-Heads of TIFF, today announced the new documentary David Foster: Off the Record will have its World Premiere at TIFF. The film’s premiere will be followed with a special tribute to David Foster at the TIFF Tribute Gala.  With his latest film, award-win...

Call for entries: Hollywood International Diversity Film Festival

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The Hollywood International Diversity Film Festival is an inclusive event celebrating diversity in independent film, spotlighting stories of women and the many different cultures around the world. The values of Southern California reflect the diversity of gender, gender identity, and the many different cultures that reside within our region. And independent film has been the driver of change in the Hollywood mainstream, at times influencing and re-shaping the norms of studio and network content...

Seattle Documentary Association Film Retreat for Makers!

DocForest is a documentary retreat in the Pacific Northwest hosted by Seattle Documentary Association (SeaDoc), which cultivates and supports an equitable and professional community of nonfiction storytellers. From tents to now mountain cabins, for over a decade DocForest has provided much needed space for professional and creative development on projects that will go out into the world and inform our larger media and cultural landscape.   DocForest 2019 is taking place for the f...

Watch our 2019 festival trailer

See our new 2019 festival trailer Experience original films from the world's most unique creative minds at Mirror Mountain Film Festival. Featuring groundbreaking independent drama, documentary, animation, experimental, music video, dance, interactive media and live performance.  Be a part of something extraordinary July 26 - 27 at Arts Court Theatre in downtown Ottawa. It’s more than just a festival... it’s a state of mind! Tickets $10 / Passes $25, available now at mi...

A sneak-preview on the second edition of FIPADOC

ON THE ROAD TO FIPADOC 2020! Six months before FIPADOC raises the curtain on its second edition, a sneak-preview! From 21 – 26 January 2020, come and discover outstanding documentary works in every format from around the globe, in Biarritz in the heart of Basque country! FIPADOC is 6 days of screening exceptional works from around the world – as well as meet-and-greets and Q-and-As with the people who made them – for professionals and public alike, in exceptional...

Five-Minute Standing Ovation For Documentary FOR SAMA

  Last night, the documentary film For Sama, received a five-minute standing ovation. The film documents the life of Waad Al-Kateab and her husband, Hamza Al-Kateab as they fight for their freedom during the Syrian revolution. It covers the revolution from when it started at the University of Aleppo to when it ended and how both Waad and Hamza fight to save lives at the hospital they created together. The film is a love letter to their daughter, Sama, who was born during the revoluti...

One month til Regular Deadline ends

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Hey Everyone, so our regular deadline is a month away, so don't delay, get your film in before June 15th!  www.fortyandoverfilmfestival.com  Frank Festival Director ...

Bottom in de Road

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Set in rural and urban Trinidad, from Port-of-Spain to Princes Town, on beaches and boats, on streets and in markets, Bottom in De Road is truly a Caribbean film because it explodes with Caribbean scenery and in highlighting Carnival it is situated firmly within Trinidad’s ‘wining culture’, making use of Caribbean rhythms, scenery, language and people. This documentary film is based firmly on the Afro-Caribbean man’s cultural fascination with the female bottom – a...

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