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Driving Mum reviewed at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

Driving Mum by  Hilmar Oddsson with Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson, Kristbjörg Kjeld, Tómas Lemarquis, Hera Hilmar... Iceland 2022 1h 52minutes THE FILM RECEIVED THE BEST FILM AWARD IN TALLINN Reviewed by Lopa Kaul: With a Masters in Literature, she has been writing and watching films since an early age and attending film festivals. Now she dabbles in music journalism while dreaming about writing her novel.   World premiere at Tallinn Black ...

The Punishment reviewed at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

The Punishment by Matías Bize Chile, Argentina, 2022 80 minutes THE FILM RECEIVED THE BEST ACTRESS AWARD IN TALLINN Reviewed by Lopa Kaul: With a Masters in Literature, she has been writing and watching films since an early age and attending film festivals. Now she dabbles in music journalism while dreaming about writing her novel.     International premiere at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, official competition Chile, a deep dark forest, riddled with pumas ...

Red Sea International Film Festival Announces Virtual Reality Competition

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  The Festival will present a selection of the latest leading immersive experiences in competition, Red Sea: VR will showcase four Saudi projects in collaboration with Ithra’s Creative Solutions Program   The Red Sea International Film Festival announced today the program for their Virtual Reality Competition, celebrating innovative immersive art and entertainment. The program will feature ten virtual reality productions representing the best of international VR creativity f...

Speed Meetings - Meet the projects a nd Lineup from Animation!, Blood Window and Proyecta at Ventana Sur

Register for Speed-Meetings: Meet the Projects Wednesday, November 30 - Friday, December 2 (Onsite) Tuesday, December 6 (Online)   Ventana Sur launches Speed Meetings - Meet the projects in order to connect with the lineup from Animation!, Blood Window and Proyecta. Take your networking game to the next level by booking one-to-one format meetings with professionals related to current projects, thanks to our partner B.square. The meetings will take place from November 30 to Dec...

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...

Silent House - Mirror of Iranian Society in IDFA International Competition; Directors Banned from Leaving Iran to Attend the Eve

The documentary film Silent House, a mirror of the Iranian society, co-directed by Farnaz and Mohammadreza Jurabchian, will get a screening in the International competition category of the 35th International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) in the Netherlands, though the directors have been banned from leaving Iran to attend this prestigious cinematic event. The documentary film Silent House co-directed by Farnaz and Mohammadreza Jurabchian and edited by Hayedeh Safiyari is a joint ...

She Said, Review: One Movie Magnate, 82 Female Victims

She Said, Review: One Movie Magnate, 82 Female Victims An Agatha Christie detective movie, released in 1961 was titled Murder She Said. In 2022, it is not murder she said, but another heinous crime, and the ‘she’ is not one woman but 82 victims of a movie bigwig in Hollywood (actually Indiewood). Unlike the fiction film of yore, this film is based on solid fact, as chronicled by the best-seller book, She Said, and borne out by the Me Too movement worldwide, with minimum fictionali...

Cartoon Business 2022 kicked off

    CARTOON BUSINESS GRAN CANARIA: FIND­ING TOGETH­ER THE BEST GROWTH MOD­ELS FOR AND WITH ANIMATION CARTOON international association’s annual calendar comes to an end with Cartoon Business, a top seminar on new emerging business models in the European animation industry. The event will be held on 15-17 November on the island of Gran Canaria (Spain) with the participation of some 120 animation producers and professionals from all over Europe. With...

TV Beats Co-Financing Market Presents Eight Fresh Series Projects in Tallinn

  TV Beats Forum, the drama-series-oriented strand of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event presents eight new series projects as part of the TV Beats co-financing market. For the second time, TV Beats Forum presents series projects with international sales and distribution potential development. The presenters will have the opportunity to organise meetings with financiers, partners and broadcasters. Jevgeni Supin, the TV Beats Co-Financing Market Manager commented that the co-financing ma...

'Tales of Babylon' to screen at Berlin, first look of the feature film available for sneak-peek

We hope you had a successfull AFM, we would like to share a screener prior its world introduction at EFM Crime Thriller, Second film I 120 mn I UK October 2022 I Groucho Arts Ltd I Available for worldwide sales. First look at "Tales of Babylon" by Pelayo De Lario Synopsis:  In this ultra-hip crime thriller, X and Y are two hitmen which storyline is interwoven with other two hitmen: Mother Nature and The Professional. The lives of these hitmen, a bar...

The Whale wins the MIAMI GEMS 2022 Audience Award

  Runner-ups include The Quiet Girl and She Said Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Miami Film Festival (MFF) announced that The Whale is the winner of the MIAMI GEMS 2022 Audience Award. The film, directed by Darren Aronofsky, tells the story of a reclusive English teacher (Brendan Fraser), who is living with severe obesity, seeks to reconnect with his teenage daughter (Sadie Sink) for one last chance at redemption. MFF’s annual fall event took place from November 3-10 at MDC&rsquo...

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...

Global Desi Records launched with Chhori, featuring Tanmay Ssingh and Nikki Tamboli

Global Desi Records launched with Chhori, featuring Tanmay Ssingh and Nikki Tamboli Global Desi Records launched their label with a track called Chhori (meaning Girl, in dialect), featuring Nikki Tamboli of Bigg Boss fame, who is a fashion icon and a supremely talented actress, and popular actor Tanmay Ssingh, marking their first on-screen collaboration. The song is written and composed by Danish Sabri, who has written the music and lyrics for several Salman Khan and Varun Dhawan movies. It ...

Uunchai, Review: Plateau

Uunchai, Review: Plateau Rajshri Productions have a tradition of making family oriented subjects and shaping them into very lengthy films. By comparison, Uunchai, at 169 minutes, is a short film. Even at that length, it fails to reach the heights that the cast and the director promise. With no less an actor than Amitabh Bachchan himself heading the cast, Uunchai (height; spelt unconventionally, this was instead of the phonetic, Oonchai) was expected to reach some dizzy heights, with a s...

What’s Love Got to Do with It will open the second edition of the RedSeaIFF is

Opening the second edition of the RedSeaIFF is What’s Love Got to Do with It? Sliding between London and Lahore, love and friendship, tradition and iconoclasm, the film is a cross-cultural British romantic comedy that follows a filmmaker who decides to document her best friend’s journey towards an arranged marriage. It stars Lily James, Shazad Latif, Shabana Azmi, Sajal Aly, Asim Chaudhry and Academy-Award winner Emma Thompson. Sixteen of the most highly-anticipated film...

Box Office is now Open!

The Red Sea International Film Festival Box office is now open for all film screenings during the festival from 1st to 10th of December 2022. This year’s edition of the festival will showcase the best films from Saudi Arabia, the region and a carefully curated selection of acclaimed titles from around the world.   “FILM IS EVERYTHING”. A bold, cinematic, progressive and cultural ten-day Festival for film lovers, storytellers, and industry professionals from around the ...

The Better World Fund presents: Climate and Sustainable Living during RSIFF second edition

For the first time in Saudi Arabia, the Better World Fund (BWF), a Paris-based non-profit organization raising awareness on critical global issues, will host a big event on “Climate, and Sustainable Living” during the Red Sea International Film Festival that will take place from 1 to 10 December in Jeddah, KSA.   The conference that will be held on December 6th and 7th at Jeddah Hilton and Hayy Jameel respectively invites people to a series of high-level events to discus...

7 Saudi feature films to have their world premiere at RedSeaIFF : 1-10 December in Jeddah

The upcoming edition will present seven feature films and 18 short films from the country’s most innovative filmmakers   The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF) today announced the world premiere of seven new Saudi feature films and 18 Saudi short films within the 130 + strong film programme at the Festival, which is set to take place from 1-10 December in Jeddah, nestled on the eastern shore of the Red Sea. This exciting wave of filmmakers are leading a new generation...

15 films to compete for the The Red Sea Competition at RedSeaIFF

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The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF), has today announced the 15-strong lineup of films set to compete in the Red Sea Competition at the second edition of the Festival. The selection of films celebrates the very best in filmmaking from both established and emerging filmmakers from the Arab region, Asia and Africa. The exceptional lineup of films will compete for the Yusr Awards, launched to recognize and celebrate boldness and innovation in film. The films will be judged by a jur...

MBC GROUP returns as Festival partner for the second edition set to take place December 1 — 10, 2022.

The Red Sea International Film Festival has announced that it is once again joining forces with MBC GROUP — the largest and leading media company in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).    Given the exceptional scope of this global cinematic event in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, this major partnership is of strategic importance to the Red Sea International Film Festival, which brings together and celebrates the best of local, Arab, and international cinema in Jeddah. &nb...

The Red Sea Souk reveals exciting projects ready for review

The Red Sea Souk Project Market, the Red Sea Lodge, and the Work-In-Progress Showcase will offer first looks at 23 feature projects and 6 in-progress films from an array of talents from Africa, the Arab Region, and the Diaspora. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – 27th October 2022: The Red Sea Souk, a crucial platform designed to discover and connect Arab and African filmmakers to the international film community, has announced its selection for the Red Sea Souk Project Market and the Work-In-Progr...

AlUla will sponsor Red Sea Festival with 100 000$ cash awards

Film AlUla named Strategic Sponsor of the Festival’s second edition will present monetary awards for the Audience Award and the Best Saudi Film Award The Red Sea International Film Festival today announced that Film AlUla, a film agency established to promote and support film and TV production in the County of AlUla situated in northwest Saudi Arabia, will strengthen its ties with the Festival as the newly appointed strategic sponsor of this year’s edition. Film AlUla will presen...

Seven widely acclaimed iconic global films from legendary filmmakers that make up the Red Sea Fest: Treasures section

The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF), which will hold its second edition from 1-10 December, announced today the seven films making up its Red Sea: Treasures section.   Antoine Khalife, Director of Arab Programs & Film Classics of the RedSeaIFF said: “​​Red Sea: Treasures is a celebration of some of the iconic and widely acclaimed cinematic storytelling ever to grace the screen. I’m thrilled that through the Red Sea Film Festival Foundation, we have bee...

Kino Lorber has acquired North American distribution rights to the documentary The Super 8 Years, directed by Annie Ernaux

 Documentary That Chronicles the Life and Times of Nobel Prize Laureate Annie Ernaux Opens Theatrically December 16 “An examination of youth, family, travel, and our place in the world… the film plays as one extended memory—sometimes more bitter, sometimes more sweet, always a combination of both.” – Michael Frank, THE FILM STAGE   “A bittersweet look at the passage of time, delivered with a compelling blend of personal intimacy and broader ...
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