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

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

Dispatches From NYWIFT 37th Annual Muse Awards Honoring Women In Film, Television & Media

The New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT) had it’s 37th annual Muse Awards gala luncheon on Thursday, December 8 at the Hilton hotel in New York City, to recognize and celebrate extraordinary women for their achievements, talent and vision in the entertainment industry. NYWIFT has supported and empowered women working in the show business

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2016 IFFR Interview: Ross Lipman (NOTFILM)

In 1964 author Samuel Beckett set out on one of the strangest ventures in cinematic history:  his embattled collaboration with silent era genius Buster Keaton on the production of a short, titleless avant-garde film.   Beckett was nearing the peak of his fame, which would culminate in his receiving a Nobel Prize five years later.  Keaton, in his

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Filmmaker Interview: Jonas Carpignano & Koudous Seihon (Mediterranea)

‘Mediterranea’ is a profound drama of two African migrants facing an uneasy welcome in Italy. Ayiva and Abas, close friends from Burkina Faso, determined to make it to Italy in order to find work and provide for their families. But even after they survive a harrowing journey (in which they encounter desert bandits, a treacherous

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Dispatches From The 2015 American Film Market

The 2015 American Film Market closed its 36th edition Wednesday, November 11. The AFM again was host to a truly global market, with a total of 407 films screenings in more than 30 languages, including 87 world premieres and 242 market premieres. New this year, was attendees were hosted nightly to Carousel Cocktails at sunset on the

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Athens International Film Festival Announces First Phase Of Films

The Athens International Film Festival – Opening Nights, in its 21st edition, brings to Greek audiences, through 10 separate sections, some of the world cinema best films, introducing the great upcoming directors and presenting cinema’s modern trends, through not only fiction but also documentary.   International Competition Section The International Competition Section, more versatile than

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