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Guadalajara International Film Fest @FICGoficial OFFICIAL COMPETITION announced (Features+Documentary+Shorts)
Ibero American Feature Film
Las mariposas de Sadourní
31 fictional features from 23 countries will provide insights into contemporary world cinema production, and this includes a number of works just invited from Turkey, Indonesia, India, Taiwan and the Ivory Coast. (more…)
Las Vegas Latino Film Festival once exclusively for short films adds feature-length works for the first time
The 2006 Peruvian film “MADEINUSA” is one of three feature films presented at this year’s Las Vegas Latino Film Festival. For the first time in its nine-year history, the festival is showing feature-length films. Previously only short films were shown. The 2012 festival is 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday Dec. 1 at the College of Southern Nevada Cheyenne Campus.
In 2003 a total of 18 people attended the first Las Vegas Latin Short Film Festival, which launched with a trio of short films at the Charleston Heights Arts Center.
“It started because I was a teacher, and I found that people’s attention spans were diminishing,” said festival founder and the director of the Nevada Hispanic Museum Lynette Sawyer, who taught at St. Christopher Catholic School. “I said instead of showing long films, let’s show some short films.” (more…)
Sundance Institute announced today the films selected for the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, January 17-27 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah.
Robert Redford, President & Founder of Sundance Institute said, “Every great film starts with an idea, and it is a testament to artists that they continually find new ideas, new stories, new points of view and new ways of sharing them, year after year. We look forward to hearing from these artists not just through their words and images onscreen but also through the larger dialogue they create with audiences at our Festival and beyond.” (more…)
Registration for Cinélatino – XXV Rencontres de Toulouse @cinelatinofest are open till Monday December the 17th
Registration for Cinélatino – XXV Rencontres de Toulouse (15th to 24th march 2013) are open till Monday December the 17th (deadline for RECEIVING the DVD in our office)
Before completing the form, please consider:
- You will have to attach 2 pictures of the film and one of the director. Please check that the size of the pictures dont exceed 2Mo. Larger files can prevent the submission form to be successfully processed.
- If you submit a shortfilm, plase take note that it is MANDATORY to send a link and password to watch the film online (on VIMEO or similar)
- Before SEND the form, please verify that all mandatory fields(*) have been completed correctly. Once submitted, a final message should appear in a new page. (more…)
Best Mexican Feature
Los Mejores Temas, directed by Nicolás Pereda. Drifting from fiction to documentary, Los Mejores Temas tells the story of Emilio, a man in his fifties, who shows up at his family home after fifteen years of absence.
Best International Feature
No, directed by Pablo Larrain. Revolving around Chile’s 1988 referendum on the Pinochet regime, this brilliant behind-the-scenes drama tracks with (more…)
Today American Cinematheque’s “Argentina New Cinema 2012″ festival will open with Argentine film “Everybody Has a Plan” with Viggo Mortensen
Viggo Mortensen tackles a Spanish-language role in the 2012 Argentine drama “Everybody Has a Plan,” which opens the American Cinematheque’s “Argentina New Cinema 2012″ festival Friday evening at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.
Screening Saturday at the festival is “Clandestine Childhood” and “White Elephant” — there will be a pre-screening tango lesson — and scheduled for Sunday are “Chinese Take Out” and “The Last (more…)
The American Film Institute’s AFI Fest was first launched in 1971 and since has served Hollywood as the “longest running international film festival…bringing the best in world cinema to the film capital of the world.” With Grauman’s Chinese Theatre as its main stage, and the Chinese 6 Theatres and the Egyptian Theatre as supporting venues, this year’s festival is sponsored by Audi and spotlights 133 films, including 77 features and 56 shorts.
The festival has long been lauded as one of the United States’ most prestigious film festivals to launch (more…)
As part of the BFI Film Festival on the 20th Viggo Mortensen will be discussing his career on Screen Talks by American Express
One of the most consistently exciting and versatile actors working today joins us to discuss his career.
Known for his extraordinary dedication to his craft as well as his commanding screen presence, Viggo Mortensen has established a reputation as one of the most consistently exciting and versatile actors working today. His early career saw him give memorable performances in Sean Penn’s The Indian Runner, Brian De Palma’s Carlito’s Way and Philip Ridley’s The Passion of Darkly Noon, but it was the (more…)