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Dances With Films Review: Coffined at 15 | Reviews by Rachael

By Rachael Fisher “Afghanistan – one of the most dangerous places for women today.” – filmmaker Gayatri Kumar Gayatri Kumar attends Opening Night of Dances With Films Words cannot begin to describe the torture or torment these girls are put through at such a young age. Filmmaker Gayatri Kumar captures the fear, horror and pain the Taliban has caused to not just one, but several families all at once in only a few minutes.    Coffined At 15 - Off...

NatureTrack & Golden Cage Films Doc "The Accessible Outdoors"

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NatureTrack’s Documentary “The Accessible Outdoors” Chosen for SLO Film Festival Program April 26 – May 1, 2022   “We’re thrilled beyond belief to have our film screen so close to the home base of NatureTrack in Los Olivos,” enthused the Golden Cage filmmaking team Mitchka Saberi and Francisco Lopez along with Sue Eisaguirre who founded NatureTrack. Sue was the protagonist to getting the film rolling.  The Accessible Outdoors (TAO) got the...

Pater Noster - A short film by Mikolaj Kopec

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SYNOPSIS: In the last months of WW2, a wounded Nazi officer asks a Polish couple for their help. Haunted by pain and sorrow, especially in light of the cruelties inflicted on them by the war, they still have great faith in life and humanity. The husband and the wife then have to decide whether or not they accept to help the fleeing soldier.   TIMELINE:  Sept 21 - March 22: Script Development & Pre-Production Mid-April: Production (3 days) Late April/Early May: Post-Production...

The Oslo Short Film Festival double edition is going online TODAY!

  We are excited to partner with Endavo and welcome you all to the online edition of our festival, running 25-27 March 2022.   Watch a brilliant programme of films from around the world; shorts, docs, animation films and more.     To get access to the festival simply click here and follow the instructions.    The late deadline for our next edition's call for entries is already here! To submit and join us click here.   Enjoy the online festival...

Submissions open now on FilmFreeway

Mirror Mountain Film Festival is now open for submissions on FilmFreeway! We’re looking for shorts, medium-length films and features in all genres, including drama, comedy, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, documentary, animation, experimental, music video, dance film and more. For the first time ever, we’re also welcoming submissions of interactive media pieces for exhibition in our festival lounge. If you’re an independent filmmaker with a unique creative voice, then submit your wor...

33rd Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Announces Award Winners

33rd ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL  ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS   Prayers For the Stolen Receives FIPRESCI and Ibero-American Award Prizes;  A Hero Receives FIPRESCI Actor & Screenplay Prizes and MOZAIK Bridging The Borders Award; Titane Receives FIPRESCI Actress Prize; Flee Receives Documentary Award;  Happening Receives New Voices New Visions Award   Palm Springs, CA (January 19, 20...

Flickerfest is back this month in Sydney

Flickerfest, Sydney’s Academy® qualifying and BAFTA recognised short film festival, is celebrating 31 years and rolling out the red carpet at Bondi Beach from 21 – 30 January 2022.  See a kaleidoscopic carnival of short films from at home and across the world in the COVID-safe festival garden, featuring the famous Spiegeltent indoor cinema, an outdoor lawn cinema and a Festival Garden bar. With over 200 shorts selected from a record 3200 entrie...

Ripples, Review: Subtly, gently

Ripples, Review: Subtly, gently Ripples is a film about Muslim women of Xinjiang, who now live in Yiwu, and how they miss their homeland. While China is universally acknowledged as a military and economic super-power, prejudices and misconceptions about the country’s internal matters abound. One such contentious issue is the plight of the Uyghur (Uighur) Muslims, who form a large part of the population of its Xinjiang province, in the north-west, an autonomous region, like Tibet. It is...

18 short films of which 8 are directed by female filmmakers will screen in the Red Sea Festival’s inaugural Short Competition

The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF), which will have its inaugural edition from 6-15 December, is today announcing the 18 films of which 8 are directed by female filmmakers that will screen in the Red Sea: Short Competition. The Short Competition celebrates the best contemporary short filmmaking from Arab storytellers. The slate showcases the most diverse and innovative stories coming from the region, with the competition highlighting films from student directors, first-time f...

Tehran International Short Film Festival Joins Academy Award® qualifying fests

IYCS public relations reports according to Tehran times, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has approved registration the Tehran International Short Film Festival as an event whose awards can qualify a film for the Academy Awards®, the Iranian Youth Cinema Society (IYCS) that is the main organizer of the festival announced recently. “We were informed that the festival will be a gate to the Oscars late last week. Meanwhile, there are few festivals in Asia having this hon...

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 ...

7 Short Films selected for the 60th Semaine de la Critique are now on Festival Scope

    Sur Festival Scope | Du 15 au 21 juillet  On Festival Scope | From July 15 to 21 ...

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...

LAST DAY to submit your film!

  LAST DAY to submit your film for this summer’s Mirror Mountain Film Festival! We want to see original, unique, independent and alternative expressions from the world’s most creative minds! Use the discount code ENTERTHEMIRRORMOUNTAIN on @filmfreeway and save 25% on submission fees. Submit here: http://bit.ly/1wgqagA ...

4 days left to submit your film!

  Just 4 days left to submit your film for this year’s Mirror Mountain Film Festival! Seeking original films from the world's most unique creative minds - drama, comedy, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, documentary, animation, experimental, music videos, dance films and more! Use the discount code ENTERTHEMIRRORMOUNTAIN on FilmFreeway and save 25% on submission fees. Offer ends June 7th. Submit here: http://bit.ly/1wgqagA ...

8 days left to submit!

Just 8 days left to submit your film for Mirror Mountain Film Festival’s 5th edition! Use the discount code ENTERTHEMIRRORMOUNTAIN on FilmFreeway and save 25% on submission fees. We’re looking for original films from the world's most unique creative minds - short, medium and feature-length! Offer ends June 7th. More info: http://bit.ly/1wgqagA ...

12 days left to submit!

  Only 12 days left to submit your film to Mirror Mountain Film Festival! Use the discount code ENTERTHEMIRRORMOUNTAIN on FilmFreeway and save 25% on submission fees. We want to see your independent drama, comedy, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, documentary, animation, experimental, music videos, dance films and more! Submissions for our 2021 edition close June 7th. More info: http://bit.ly/1wgqagA ...

Award-winning Filmmaker Eva Lanska to Direct First Documentary, The Abraham Accords Change History: Women in the Middle East

Film features commentary from leading representatives of the region, including Chief Rabbi Dr. Elie Abadie, Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein, Fleur Hassan-Nahoum, Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem for Foreign Relations Economic Development, Diplomat Ruth Wasserman Lande, and others Eva Lanska Filmmaker Eva Lanska, highly decorated with awards and distinctions for her work in the feature and short film drama genre, has directed and produced her ...

Etheria Film Festival’s 2021 Official Short Films Showcase Lineup was announced

  ETHERIA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL 2021 LINEUP TO STREAM EXCLUSIVELY ON SHUDDER The Walking Dead Showrunner Angela Kang to Receive the 2021 Inspiration Award Etheria Film Festival (www.etheriafilmnight.com)’s 2021 Official Short Films Showcase Lineup was announced this morning on Variety.com! Etheria 2021 which will stream exclusively on Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streamer for horror, thrillers and the supernatural, beginning Friday, ...

25% off film submissions

  Special offer! Get 25% off film submissions to Mirror Mountain Film Festival for a limited time. Use the discount code ENTERTHEMIRRORMOUNTAIN on FilmFreeway and save! Now accepting indie drama, comedy, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, documentary, animation, experimental, music videos, dance films and more! Offer expires June 7th 2021. More info: http://bit.ly/1wgqagA ...

WorldFest 54 Closing Day - Short Films   

WorldFest-Houston  FINAL SHORTS Our final slate of shorts includes another wonderful round of dramas, travel shorts to help us dream of future post-covid vacations to come,  sci-fi shorts to dream of different realities and horror shorts so we can master our fear!    Enjoy these cinematic samplings and we'll see you at the movies!    -TEAM WORLDFEST     SHORTS! SHORTS! SHORTS! ...

MAX3MIN Festival Chapter X: from reality to short films

      More screenings from 
our International Short Film 
Competition: new programme 
on-line from Monday 19th April, 9 pm CET on www.max3min.com. Each programme will be broadcasted for one week, just login or register and click play! ...

Watch The Melbourne Short Film Festival 3rd Edition Online Now!‌

The Melbourne Short Film Festival partnered with global streaming platform FILMPIXS and welcome all visitors to a virtual event between April 23 - May 2 2021. Bringing an amazing lineup of films anytime, anywhere ...

Shortie film festival will take place online in 2 weeks

Shortie Film Festival is fast-growing annual film festival based in Brooklyn, New York. During a two day event we hold live screenings, talks and networking afterparties at a beautiful rustic 19th century loft.    Shortie represents filmmakers of all backgrounds and levels of experiences. We promote and support young talents helping them to get industry recognition in New York City.    We love and support movies made with small and bi...

EFN Short Film Festival - Livestream Spring Edition!

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  The FINAL DEADLINE to submit your short film to Emerging Filmmakers Night Short Film Festival - Spring Edition  is approaching fast!! Submit at  efnfestival.org via @FilmFreeway for an opportunity to:   >  Win 2 awards on the night, the CRITICS’ CHOICE and the AUDIENCE FAVOURITE >  Get feedback from a panel of highly accredited critics (Leeds - Short Film, BBC, Genesis Cinema) >  Win up to £400 i...

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