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Interview: Pirjo Honkasalo (Director – ‘Concrete Night’)

Interview: Pirjo Honkasalo (Director – ‘Concrete Night’)

‘Concrete Night,’ Finland’s official entry into the 87th Annual Academy Awards‘ foreign language film category, is a dreamlike odyssey through beautiful Helsinki over the course of one night. The film, based on a 1981 novel by Finnish author Pirkko Saisio, centers on a 14-year-old boy named Simo (Johannes Brotherus), who is still searching for a sense of

Independent Film & Television Alliance Members Receive 60 Academy Award Nominations

The Independent Film & Television Alliance Member films captured 60 nominations in feature categories during this morning’s announcement of contenders for the 86th Academy Awards.  IFTA Members continue to make their mark on the industry with 21 films earning nominations across 20 categories. Best Picture 12 Years A Slave (Lionsgate) American Hustle (Panorama Media) Dallas Buyers

Movie Going Public Throughout the Country to Decide on Kenyan Academy Award Submission ‘Nairobi Half Life’ Future

MANHATTAN SHORT and MovieMaker Magazine have selected ‘Nairobi Half Life‘, Kenya’s first official submission for the Academy Awards and AFI Fest Audience Award recipient, as the winner of the inaugural Feature Film Project.  On  March 21, 2013, ‘Nairobi Half Life’ will screen in 100 theaters across the United States.  Audiences at those screenings will be

Interview: Mary Kerr (Director – ‘RadioMan’)

‘RADIOMAN‘ is the incredible story of an extraordinary eccentric, a former homeless man whose unparalleled obsession with the movies has taken him from sleeping on the streets to becoming a New York City movie legend with over 100 small parts in films to his name. Radioman (as he is called due to the trademark boombox

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