Brussels Independent Short Film Festival (17-21/1/2018) or like Belgians say: Courts mais trash/Short but Trash

  Another edition of Brussels Independent Short Film Festival is under way. And they organise it in the cultural centre of Riches Claires already since 1st April 2005. Looks like this tradition is going strong. Organisers explain on their website that when they say Trash they mean: provocative, shocking, alternative, political, cheap, offbeat. All in all this festival celebrates … Continue reading Brussels Independent Short Film Festival (17-21/1/2018) or like Belgians say: Courts mais trash/Short but Trash

Tonight is the 75th Golden Globe Awards! – Update: Winners announced!

  First of all: Happy New Year 2018 to all and Merry Christmas to Orthodox Christians!   The New Year starts with the new movies to watch and of course, annual award announcements of the best movies - the first in line is The Golden Globe Awards! Today at 5 PM in Beverly Hills, California … Continue reading Tonight is the 75th Golden Globe Awards! – Update: Winners announced!

The Square is the big winner of the EFA 2017!

    Yesterday evening was held an award ceremony of the European Film Award 2017 edition in Berlin. The best European movie of the year is The Square and its director Ruben Östlund was crowned the best European director of the year! The same movie won also the prizes in the categories of: European Comedy, … Continue reading The Square is the big winner of the EFA 2017!

European Film Award 2017 winners will be disclosed today in Berlin! Watch a live stream from 19:00 (local time)!

Dear film fans, Tonight will be revealed this year's best films and filmmakers of the European Film Award 2017. Keep your fingers crossed for your favorite movie(s)! Nominated in different categories are among others: 120 battements par minute, Loveless, On body and soul, The Other Side of Hope, The Square, The King of the Belgians, … Continue reading European Film Award 2017 winners will be disclosed today in Berlin! Watch a live stream from 19:00 (local time)!

The Grand Prix of the Black Nights Film Festival was awarded to the Kirghiz film Night Accident

Kirghiz film Night Accident directed by Temirbek Birnazarov was awarded the worthy Grand Prix by an international jury of the Black Nights Film Festival. The World Premiere of this film was held on the 26th of November and as luck would have it, I was present in the audience to watch the movie and listen … Continue reading The Grand Prix of the Black Nights Film Festival was awarded to the Kirghiz film Night Accident

Black Nights Film Festival in Tallinn (17 November – 3 December)

Tallinn's 21st Pimedate Ööde Filmifestival (PÖFF) - as it is called in Estonian language - is not quite halfway through yet and today is the kick off of the International Film Competition.  It will be a strong kick off indeed with the much talked about Indian film "Granny" directed by Devashish Makhija (European premiere). Tonight … Continue reading Black Nights Film Festival in Tallinn (17 November – 3 December)

Pablo Larraín-text för Stockholm Film Festivals festivalkatalog.

Fredrik Söderlund, a freelancer from Malmö, shares with us his article about Pablo Larraín’s work and background – written for this year’s Stockholm Film Festival. Thank you!

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Pablo Larraín is the 2017 recipient of the Stockholm Visionary Award. His latest film »Neruda« is a visually stunning and intelligently narrated biopic of the politically active poet Pablo Neruda during his exile in Argentina in 1948.

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The Chilean director Pablo Larraín was born in 1976 in Santiago to a mother belonging to one of the wealthiest families in Chile, and a father who served as the president of a rightwing party supporting the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. Perhaps it’s no wonder that he has dedicated most of his filmmaking career to telling stories about a country that has suffered from oppression and both moral and cultural decline for two decades.

Larraín’s directorial style is one of austere technique, relying predominantly on carefully elaborated and static images. These images are intrusive and penetrate the audience on a both a metaphysical and tactile plane. Although his characters sometimes seem like…

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Stockholm Film Festival 2017 started (8-19/11)

  It is already for the 28th time that this event is being organized. The organizers announce not less than 150 film premieres from 60 countries. It's an impressive number of films to be screened indeed. Today in the evening will be presented this year's Life Achievement Award and it will go to the beautiful … Continue reading Stockholm Film Festival 2017 started (8-19/11)

13TH ANNUAL CHINESE AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL 2017 presented by WE GOT YOU MEDIA

 

We Got You Media share with us their overview and photos from the 13th Annual Chinese American Film Festival.  Thank you, We Got You Media!

Source: https://wegotumedia.com/2017/11/04/13th-annual-chinese-american-film-festival-2017-presented-by-we-got-you-media/.

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On the 1st of Nov. WE GOT YOU MEDIA and NEWS OF THE WORLD producer Marina Kufa  attended  Chinese American Film Festival Co-production Summit was co-hosted by the Producers Guild of America (PGA), China Film Co-production Corporation (CFCC). Celebrities like Producer Stratton Leopold /Mission Impossible , Producer  Tony Carey/ Young& Hungry , Producer  John Winter ,Producer Brian Ashby/Interlude To Prague, Actress Jerrika Hinton/ Grey’s Anatomy, The Roommate , Emmy Nominated  Singer and co founder of BOYZ 2 MAN – Marc Nelson , Chinese Super Star Singer Lydia Chen ,Oscar Winner – Richard Anderson ABC Presenter Grant Michaelson ,Actor Michael Rooker , Actress Erica Christensen ,and attend ti Red Carpet This year, the summit has added China-US TV co-production forum and China-US documentary co-production forum which are co-hosted by committee of CAFF and State Administration of Press Publication, Radio, Film and Television, and Beijing Documentary Development Association and Chairman of…

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The 2017 Banff Mountain Film Festival on world tour

The festival was launched in Banff Canada in 1976. They show documentaries and short films about mountain culture, sports and environment. I do not know since when they go on world tours, but in Brussels (Belgium) they have been for at least for a few years, when I have noticed them. The festival goes around … Continue reading The 2017 Banff Mountain Film Festival on world tour