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10 Films To Watch At Sundance 2017

It’s almost time! The 2017 edition of Sundance Film festival is happening January 19-29 in Park City, Utah. With over 100 films on the slate, we’ve selected 10 that we’re most looking forward to. Manifesto | Premieres | Julian Rosefeldt The architect of this unique film idea is director Julian Rosefeldt, a veteran of intricate

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On The Radar: Berlinale 2017

Who said global warming is a myth? Not us. Neither did the Berlin International Film Festival 2017, which is welcoming the cutest polar bear on its poster…or terrifying polar bear. We haven’t decided yet. One of the most atmospheric cities on the continent is about to welcome the 67th edition of its renowned film festival (09/02-18/02). This

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5 Films To Watch At The 45th International Film Festival Rotterdam

The 45th International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) will take place 25 January – 5 February with a diver program of International films. With festival favorites, world premieres, and much more, IFFR’s massive lineup may be a daunting task to navigate. Never fear! That’s why we’re here. These are 5 films from this year’s selections we’re

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10 Films To Watch At Sundance 2017

It’s almost time! The 2017 edition of Sundance Film festival is happening January 19-29 in Park City, Utah. With over 100 films on the slate, we’ve selected 10 that we’re most looking forward to. Manifesto | Premieres | Julian Rosefeldt The architect of this unique film idea is director Julian Rosefeldt, a veteran of intricate

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Combo Obituary & Film Review: Bright Lights

It’s a Mother and Child Reunion (as Carrie’s ex would say). In the recent HBO documentary, “Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds,” a film that depicts the most famous (and most notorious) mother-daughter duo of all time, Carrie Fisher, weary from the ongoing self-examination (and public scrutiny) of a complicated life that included fame from birth, bipolar disorder, addiction, sensational stardom in her own right, impressive amounts of both accomplishment and ridicule, and a spectacular array of variously disastrous and glorious events, all survived with her renowned wit and tenacity… Carrie Fisher says “You know what would be really good? To get to the end of my personality and just lie in the sun.”

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New Terrence Malik To Open SXSW 2017

Quickly approaching, SXSW (March 10-19, 2017) has announced a handful of films set to play this year’s festival event with the latest from Terrence Malik set to open things. The Austin set music drama will also join Eshom and Ian Nelms’ hybrid action thriller, Small Town Crime, Jeff Malmberg and Chris Shellen’s lyrical portrait of a tiny hill

Support Documentary For Women By Women

For the past few years a silent sexual revolution has been taking place. More than half of American women use a vibrator. Research suggests that women may be even less suitable for monogamy than men. For years women have been sexually objectified in magazines, on TV and daily life. But what happens when the roles

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10 Things You’re Doing Wrong In Your Screenplay

You have spent tens of hours (and probably hundreds of dollars on ridiculously expensive coffee) over your computer, typing like a maniac, trying to convince yourself this is the time you are going to have your breakthrough: this script will make it to a director’s hands and this time next year you will be walking

Cinema Eye Announces American Movie As 2016 Legacy Award

Cinema Eye, the nonfiction film organization that organizes and presents the annual Cinema Eye Honors, has announced that the 2016 Legacy Award will be presented to Chris Smith’s beloved 1999 documentary, American Movie, the unforgettable story of a filmmaker pursuing his passion project. Director Chris Smith will accept the award on behalf of the film

New Terrence Malik To Open SXSW 2017

Quickly approaching, SXSW (March 10-19, 2017) has announced a handful of films set to play this year’s festival event with the latest from Terrence Malik set to open things. The Austin set music drama will also join Eshom and Ian Nelms’ hybrid action thriller, Small Town Crime, Jeff Malmberg and Chris Shellen’s lyrical portrait of a tiny hill

Dispatches From The 2016 American Film Market

The 2016 American Film Market closed its 37th edition Wednesday, November 9. During 8 days of an extensive global market, the AFM wraps its 37th edition, with a total of 9,255 films. Attendees were hosted nightly to Carousel Cocktails at sunset on the historic Santa Monica pier, providing a unique and memorable experience to connect and relax at

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SXSW & TFF 2016: Starz Wins Bidding War for My Blind Brother Distribution

Starz has picked up Sophie Goodhart’s romantic comedy, My Blind Brother, which premiered at South by Southwest Film Festival and also played at Tribeca Film Festival, Variety reports. The magazine says that the acquisition “will likely be the biggest sale out of this year’s South by Southwest” and is estimated to be in the low seven-figure range. The comedy was reportedly

HP Power Up Festival: Visual Effects in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Everything about Manhattan’s Milk Studios, from its clean, curving white walls and pillars, to its expansive plate-glass windows that leave the space bathed in light, breathes sleekness and smooth, cutting-edge professionalism. So Kyle McCulloch, standing on a polished wooden stage flanked on either side by two enormous flat-screen TVs, found himself in the perfect place

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