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NEWSLETTER N° 418: May 29th, 2009

..............WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 418: May 29th, 2009 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. DISCOVER FESTIVALEXPRESS, THE ONE CLICK FILM SUBMISSION AND MANAGEMENT SOLUTION Filmmakers: register your film and select the Festivals marked as Yes for "Submission accepted". More info . ...

Newsletter N° 416: May 20th, 2009

..............WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 416: May 20th, 2009 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. Meet us in our office in Cannes Palais 05.10 Looking forward to meeting all our festivals organizers friends attending Cannes this thursday May21st at 5.30 for a french wines and rare california winestastin...

Un certain regard: "A tsar" by Pavel Lounguine

For the first time in his career, Pavel Lounguine, laureate of the Director's Prize in 1990 for Taxi Blues and a Special Mention for the whole cast of La Noce (2000), and President of the Caméra d’Or Jury in 2007, is discovering the honors of screening a film in Certain Regard with today's presentation of Tzar. This particular tyrant is Ivan IV, alias Ivan the Terrible, whose iron fist reigned supreme in 16th-century Russia. A single man had the temerity to oppose him: his c...

Cannes 2009 Films

In competition: SpringFever by Lou Ye Fish Tank by Andrea Arnold Bright Star by Jane Campion-- Trailer Bright Star Thirst by Park Chan Wook -- Trailer Thirst A prophet by Jaques Audiard Taking Woodstock by Ang Lee Vengeance by Johnny To -- Trailer Vengeance Kinatay by Brillante Mendoza Looking for Eric by Ken Loach -- Trailer Looking for Eric Antechrist by Lars Von Trier Broken Embraces by Almodóvar Vincere by Marco Bellochio -- Trailer Vincere Inglourious Basterds by Quent...

Programme: Sunday May 17th

PROGRAMME FOR SUNDAY MAY 17th 2009 COMPÉTITION - Grand Théâtre Lumière 8:30am and 7:30pm: VENGEANCE by Johnnie To – 1h48 4:30pm: KINATAY by Brillante Mendoza – 1h40   OUT OF COMPETITION - Grand Théâtre Lumière   7:45pm: L’ARMEE DU CRIME (The Army of crime) by Robert Guédiguian – 2h19  (Salle du soixantième)   11:30am and 10:30pm: AGORA by Alejandro Amenabar – 2h21     UN CERTAIN REGARD - Salle De...

Cannes délivre ses palmes

La 60ème édition du festival aura été marquée par un éclairage important offert à la production américaine et des chois consacrés du festival, auteurs fétiches du festival, multi palmés... Nombreux au départ, peu nombreux à l'arrivée: les habitués du festival n'ayant pas impressioné le jury.Certains regretteront les quelques concessions au star système, les cannois et les medias eux s'en sont réjouis et les montées de marches de Brad Pitt et Angelina Jolie, ou de l...

Eye on Europe: Sundance's Strong European Film Presence

Wednesday, January 10----Narrative films from the European continent are among the most anticipated in the World Cinema Competition: Drama competition at the Sundance Film Festival, which opens next week. Of the sixteen films to be presented in the program section, eight are European productions or co-productions with other nations. The strong presence of European films, and the introduction of new film talents, will have industry executives keeping a watchful eye on Europe during the 10 day ...

London will rock you: highlight on music films in the fest

MUSIC FILM HIGHLIGHTS IN THE FESTIVAL: World Premiere - SCOTT WALKER: 30 CENTURY MAN, Dir Stephen Kijak - Scott Walker went from jobbing bassist on Sunset Strip to iconic figure in Britain's 60s music scene, initially finding pop stardom with The Walker Brothers, then making a series of critically acclaimed and still treasured solo albums. Wilderness years and a brief Walker Brothers reunion followed, and he was on his way to being written off as a Radio 2 crooner, until some of the savvier memb...

Venice Wraps with una bella spaghettata in lieu of Lynch

The "Spettacoli" (entertainment) sections of the Italian dailies on Mondy (September 11...) all carried detailed commentaries -- mostly recriminations -- regarding the distribution of awards and other aspects of the festival which wrapped on Saturday. To start with, hardly anyone stuck around for the "Gala Closing Film", Pavel Lounguine’s „The Island -- but cut out quickly and headed for the closing bash at the Excelsior down the road. Pavel may be a fairly big name in Russia but he’s n...

Toronto Opens with The Journals of Knud Rasmussen

Toronto Opens 2006 Festival with World Premiere of “The Journals of Knud Rasmussen”The largest and one of the most respected Film Festivals in the world will open its doors to the public with Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn's “The Journals of Knud Rasmussen". Their last film "Atanarjuat (The Fast Runner),” had won the Camera D'or in Cannes and then the prize for best Canadian film here in Toronto in 2001. Festival Co-Director Noah Cowan felt that this was one of the most important film...

Toronto Complete Line-Up of 352 Films From 61 Countries

Toronto International Film Festival Announces Its Complete Line-Up of 352 Films From 61 CountriesOrganizers of the Toronto International Film Festival today announced final programming details, including the complete line-up of films for the 31st Festival running September 7 - 16, 2006. At this year's Festival, 352 films from 61 countries will screen, including 261 features, 91 per cent of which are world, international or North American premieres, and 62 of which are feature directorial debuts....

Washington Jewish Film Festival will open in December

16TH WASHINGTON JEWISH FILM FESTIVALDecember 1 - 1140 films • 9 countries • 5 venues • 10 daysThe 16th Washington Jewish Film Festival: An Exhibition of International Cinema presents 40 features, documentaries and shorts from 9 countries, in five venues, during the December 1 – 11, ten-day Festival. The Festival is presented by the Washington DCJCC's Morris Cafritz Center for the Arts and co-sponsored by the Embassy of Israel and Washington Jewish Week; and supported in part by a grant ...

Angelopoulos heads The Montréal World Film Festival

The jury lineup for 29th edition of the Montréal World Film Festival, which takes place from August 26 to September 5, is one of the most prestigious in the Festival’s history. It is chaired by Greek director Theo Angelopoulos, and includes Russian director Pavel Lounguine, Chilean director Silvio Caiozzi, Spanish writer Vicente Molina Foix, the well-known Swedish cameraman Jörgen Persson, and the founder of the Giffoni Film Festival in Italy, now Vice President of the Italian National Film ...