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Berlinale 2017 Filmmaker Profile: Neil Triffett (Emo: The Musical)

Berlinale 2017 Filmmaker Profile: Neil Triffett (Emo: The Musical)

Emo Ethan has just been expelled from private-school after attempting suicide in the courtyard. On his first day at his new school – the dilapidated Seymour High – he meets Trinity, a totally naive but cute Christian girl who is desperate to convert him to Jesus. But joining the Christian evangelists is the last thing

2017 IFFR Interview: Sophie Goyette (Mes nuits feront écho)

The lights of the International Film Festival Rotterdam turned off last Sunday and Canadian filmmaker Sophie Goyette walked away with the Bright Future Award and 10.000€ as the jury found that her debut feature length, Mes nuits feront écho, “knitted softly together the different sounds and colors of varied landscapes, countries, generations, passions.” The first thing

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CPH:DOX Announces ‘Last Men In Aleppo’ 2017 Opening Night Film

Having just received the Grand Jury Documentary Prize at Sundance last week, ‘Last Men in Aleppo’ will now open the 2017 CPH:DOX Documentary Festival. The 15 March screening marks the European Premiere of the acclaimed documentary, as CPH:DOX brings its 14th lineup across Denmark. The date also marks exactly 6 years since the Syrian revolution started,

Pedro Almodóvar Announced As 70th Festival de Cannes Jury President

Celebrating its 70th edition in May, the Festival de Cannes has announced world class, Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar will serve as president of its 2017 jury. Five of his films – All About My Mother, Volver, Broken Embraces, The Skin I Live In, and Julieta – have all featured in competition at the festival, while, Bad

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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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