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General News

IFP Announces New Screening Platform and First Five Films

Posted September 20, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

The Independent Filmmaker Project announced the first five projects to get weeklong theatrical runs at the state of the art Made In NY Media Center’s theater as part of the Screen Forward program.  Starting October 17th, the program will give filmmakers in the process of self-distribution the unique opportunity to gain a much-coveted NYC theatrical week-run, with […]

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Events

Notes from IFP Indie Film Week: Day 5 – Sundance #ArtistServices Workshop

Posted September 19, 2014 by David Teich

Like last year, the final day of IFP Independent Film Week, held at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, consisted of a series of Sundance Institute-sponsored panels called, collectively, the #ArtistServices New York City Workshop. And just like last year, the Workshop heavily geared toward technical and practical subjects meant to benefit the directors, producers, […]

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Directors

Interview: Genevieve Bailey, Director – ‘I Am Eleven’

Posted September 12, 2014 by David Teich

Do you remember when you were eleven? Australian filmmaker Genevieve Bailey travelled the world for six years talking with 11-year-olds to compose this insightful, funny and moving documentary portrait of childhood. From an orphanage in India, to a single-parent household in inner-city Melbourne, to bathing with elephants in Thailand, ‘I Am Eleven‘ explores the lives […]

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IN NYC

2013 NYFF Alum ‘JEALOUSY’ Screens at Film Society Starting TOMORROW!

Posted August 14, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

One of the major French filmmakers of the post-New Wave, Philippe Garrel has belatedly been recognized as a master in America, and ‘JEALOUSY’ may be his most accessible film in nearly 50 years of filmmaking. Shot in lustrous, widescreen black and white by the great Willy Kurant (Masculin Feminin, Under Satan’s Sun), the film opens […]

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Film Festivals

52nd New York Film Festival Announces Main Slate

Posted August 14, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the 30 films that will comprise the Main Slate official selection of the 52nd New York Film Festival (September 26 – October 12), including such notable directors as Lisandro Alonso, Asia Argento, Olivier Assayas, Nick Broomfield, Pedro Costa, David Cronenberg, Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, Abel Ferrara, Jean-Luc Godard, […]

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Events

Carte Blanche at MOMA: Sundance’s Greatest Hits from the Native American and Indigenous Film Program July 10–21, 2014

Posted July 17, 2014 by H.S. Bayer

by H.S. Bayer Native American and Indigenous filmmakers are rooted in a long and deep tradition of storytelling… –Sundance Institute president and founder Robert Redford– Commemorating this year’s 20th anniversary of the Native American and Indigenous Program, at Sundance Institute, he continued: “I am proud of the work that Sundance Institute has done over the […]

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