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    We, at, are extremely proud of our relationships and partnerships with these amazing film events: AFM, Venice Production Bridge, Tallinn Black Nights International Film Festival, Industry@Tallinn,  FestForums Santa Barbara, FestForums New York, Montreal International Animation Film Festival - Animaze, WoFF Glasgow, UNAFF, Bridges Festival, Bahamas Int Film Festival, Houston WorldFest, Fa...

RIFF Awards announced

RIFF AWARDS 2022 17 /25 November 2022 RIFF - Rome Independent Film Festival in its 21st edition announces award winners Best Italian Film is “Un mondo fantastico” by Michele Rovini Best International Film “Alice” by Krystin Ver Linden Best Italian Documentary “Il paese delle persone integre” by Christian Carmosino Mereu Best International Documentary “Moruroa Papa” by Paul Manate Raoux Best Italian Short Film is “Super Jesus” by ...

Ruben Östlund appointed new Honorary President of Göteborg Film Festival

   Ruben Östlund has been appointed as the new Honorary President of Göteborg Film Festival. Östlund will be an advisor for the festival and leave his artistic imprint on the festival programme – starting with the upcoming Göteborg Film Festival 2023.         When Ruben Östlund's documentary short Let The Others Deal With Love had its world premiere at Göteborg Film Festival in 2001, a different, provocative and exciting artist...

Nicole Kidman will receive the 49th AFI Life Achievement Award

America’s Highest Honor for a Career in Film to Be Presented at Gala Tribute on June 10, 2023 The American Film Institute (AFI) Board of Trustees announced today that Nicole Kidman will be the recipient of the 49th AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film, celebrating her career achievements thus far. The award will be presented to Kidman at a Gala Tribute at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday, June 10, 2023. She is the first Australian actor to recei...

2022 Nihilist Film Fest Returns to Live Presentation

For more than twenty years, the Nihilist Cultural Foundation has presented the Nihilist International Film Festival.  Because of Covid, the last two years of the show have been presented online instead of in person.  But we are back.  The 2022 Nihilist Film Festival will be held in Los Angeles on December  23 starting 8pm at The Dorie Theater at 6476 Santa Monica Bl. in Hollywood.  The festival includes two hours of short films from around the coun...

eo wins the arab critics' awards for european films at the cairo international film festival

  Distributor Hisham Alghanim (Front Row Filmed Entertainment) who received the award on behalf of Jerzey Skolimowski with EFP-Managing Director Sonja Heinen and Alaa Karkouti, Co-Founder of the Arab Cinema Center (right) The Polish-Italian co-production EO by Jerzy Skolimowski has won this year's Arab Critics' Awards for European Films, which is being presented for the fourth time by European Film Promotion (EFP) and Arab Cinema Center (ACC) at the Cairo International Film Festi...

44th Festival des 3 Continents kicked off today

44TH EDITION OF THE FESTIVAL DES 3 CONTINENTS   The Festival – dedicated to films from Africa, Latin America, and Asia – will be held in Nantes and in partner cinemas throughout the Loire-Atlantique region from November 18 to 27, 2022.   Driven by the conviction that cinematic experience is also one of sharing, Artistic Director Jérôme Baron and the Festival team are delighted to welcome audiences in person once again:   “We hope that th...

French Film Festival UK adds Saint Omer to its 30th anniversary programme

French Film Festival UK is proud to announce the addition of Alice Diop’s stunning feature debut, Saint Omer to its 30th anniversary programme   Saint Omer marks the documentarian’s first narrative film and has since received the Grand Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival and been selected as France’s contender for the 2023 Oscars Best International Feature Film French Film Festival UK is delighted to announce the addition of Alice Diop’s narra...

Unveiling the 2023 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Campaign Artwork

  We are thrilled to unveil the official artwork for the 23rd annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, returning to theaters February 8-21. The vibrant design was conceived by Atlanta illustrator Sarah Neuburger, who was inspired by the work of Ukrainian-born, Jewish artist Sonia Delauney-Terk, the first-ever woman to have a retrospective at the Louvre Museum during her lifetime.   About the Design   ...

44th Cairo International Film Festival Celebrating Honorees and Lebleba’s Birthday at the opening

A short while ago, the opening ceremony of the 44th edition of Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) has ended, in the presence of the Egyptian Minister of Culture, Dr. Nevine Al-Kilani, CIFF’s chairman, Hussein Fahmy, CIFF’s director, Amir Ramses, and a huge number of stars, filmmakers, and media professionals at the Main Hall of Cairo Opera House. A glimpse of the opening ceremony:     Initially, artist Hussein Fahmy expressed his gladness to become the Pres...

17th Cyprus International Film Festival kicked off in Nicosia

17th Cyprus International Film Festival November 12-19, Nicosia   The Cyprus International Film Festival returns for the 17th consecutive year with screenings and parallel events in selected venues such as the Cine Studio in Nicosia the week of November 12-16.   The Festival collaborates with the Cyprus branch of the international organization "Women in Film  and Television" at the Cultural Center  of Palouriotissa's Old Market in Nicosia from Nove...

BKK short Doc 2022 - International short Documentary Awards Official Selection Announcement

BKK short Doc - International Short Documentary Award is thrilled to announce the nominees to the BKK short DOC 2022 Official Selection. Full details: Best Short Documentary 1.The Children of the Wandering Moon/ Thailand 2.MEMORIA/ Spain 3.Waimai (Takeaway)/ Spain 4.Weekly News Report Women in Afghanistan/ Hong Kong 5.Cest La Vie: Life with ALS/ China 6.The Boys Club/ Malaysia 7.HER - Women in Asia/ Germany 8.Let There Be Lig...

40th Torino Filmfestival - Presentation and Program (25/11-2/12)

  The 40th Torino Film Festival will take place from November 25 to December 3 under the aegis of the National Cinema Museum – chaired by Enzo Ghigo and directed by Domenico De Gaetano – and with the artistic direction of Steve Della Casa, who, twenty years later, directs the event once again. The consultants for Artistic Direction are Luca Beatrice, Claudia Bedogni, Giulio Casadei, Antonello Catacchio, Massimo Causo, David Grieco Grazia Paganelli, Giulio Sangiorgio and Caterin...

Elba Film Festival Wrap

The fourth edition of our beloved Festival has come to an end. As we are settling back into our daily lives and routines, our hearts are still full of memories of the wonderful time spent on Elba this September with so many creatives from all over the world celebrating our love for independent film and its power to touch hearts and minds. Here is a glimpse of some of our favorite moments: ...

The 2022 Coronado Island Film Festival opens this week

The 2022 Coronado Island Film Festival opens this week with awards hopefuls, indie fest favorites and Leonard Maltin Industry Awards Gala Honorees   Sam Mendes’ Empire of Light is the Opening Night selection, Elegance Bratton’s The Inspection is the Centerpiece selection, and Maria Schrader’s She Said taking the Closing Night spot Honorees include Geena Davis, Jacqueline Bisset, Ron Shelton, Elegance Bratton, Charles Fox, and Vanessa Roth  ...

Miami Children's Film Festival returns Nov. 17 to 20

  NOW PLAYING    |     MEMBERSHIP    |    DONATE    |    GIFT CARDS Miami's BEST ART-HOUSE CINEMA and BEST MOVIE THEATER (Readers' Choice) in 2022 –  Culturally rich, educational, and entertaining, the Miami Children's Film Festival runs from November 17 to 20. It offers a unique opportunity to cultivate critical appreciation for intelligent films among younger p...

Lineup Of The 21st Annual Tiburon International Film Festival

  Official Lineup Of The 21st Annual Tiburon International Film Festival November 11-17, 2022   Films / Countries   ...

The Asia Pacific Screen Forum kicked off

  ASIA PACIFIC SCREEN FORUM COMMENCES The Asia Pacific Screen Forum begins today. There is still time to register from anywhere in the world for a Forum pass which provides online access to five panel sessions, plus two filmmaker Q&A sessions.  PLUS! Seven of our 2022 APSA-nominated films will be screened on the Gold Coast. Don't miss the Q&A sessions with some of our nominated filmmakers! An...

The European Union Film Festival returns online to bring European cinema to Canada

          Taking place online across Canada November 18 - December 10, 2022, the European Union Film Festival continues its mission to bring excellent contemporary European cinema to Canada. The Canadian Film Institute (CFI), The Cinematheque in Vancouver, the European Union Film Festival of Toronto, the Delegation of the European Union to Canada, and the EU Member States are proud to present another online European Union Film Festival (EUFF) November 18 - December 10...

Odessa Fest Works in Progress will be held at the Stockholm International Film Festival together with the OIFF

This year, Ukraine has become the focus country of the Stockholm International Film Festival 2022 and will be represented by a separate programme. It consists of screenings of Ukrainian films, interviews with Ukrainian filmmakers, a panel discussion and a presentation of Works in Progress, organized jointly with the Odesa International Film Festival. 10 projects at any stage of production and of different genres were selected to participate in the Works in Progress presentation. Inclu...

Porto Femme in November

  PORTO FEMME - INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2022 Needless to say, the 5th edition of Porto Femme, held from the 12th to the 17th of September, already leaves us with a lot of nostalgia! From the first day of the festival we had the privilege of meeting the women filmmakers from all over the world who presented us with their work of experiences and struggles. The festival program brought together several activities, from film sessions, conversations, workshops, t...

Frances-Anne Solomon To Receive “WIFT TORONTO Crystal Award for MENTORSHIP”

­ ­    Award-winning filmmaker and producer Frances-Anne Solomon will receive the 2022 “WIFT Toronto Crystal Award for Mentorship” in recognition of her outstanding contribution in helping to motivate, guide and support emerging and mid- career professionals in the Canadian screen-based media industry, often serving as a role model to younger entrepreneurs as they grow in their own careers.   The 35th WIFT Toronto Crystal Awards will take ...

AFI FEST 2022 Jury awards.

AFI FEST 2022 announced today the films that received this year’s Jury awards. The Grand Jury Award winners for Live Action Short, Documentary Short and Animated Short will be eligible for the 2022 Best Live Action Short, Best Documentary Short and Best Animated Short Academy Awards®. The Jury was comprised of writer/director Shaz Bennett, writer/director Johnson Cheng and film critic, journalist and filmmaker Tim Cogshell.   “AFI FEST is a proud symbol of the power of t...

The Marrakech Film Festival opens today !

  ­ ­ What an emotional moment this morning with the screening of Yuku and the Himalayan Flower in presence of children who discovered cinema for the first time. Tonight, the festival returns to Palais des Congrès for the Opening Ceremony in presence of the Jury of the Competition, presided by Paolo Sorrentino. Guillermo Del Toro who can't attend the festival will introduce virtually the screening of his film Guillermo Del Toro's Pinocchio&nb...

71st International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg: Kickoff of the Cutting Edge Talent Camp

    The Cutting Edge Talent Camp started today, with the first part of the event taking place online. The event runs online from 11-16 November and will continue physically in Mannheim from 17-21 November, in parallel to the Festival. The 12 talents are made up of producers and directors who studied in one of Germany’s film or art schools. They have all been selected for the program with a feature film project at any stage of development, financing, or post-production. In addi...

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