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A conversation with Terry George, director of The Promise, a rare and amazing film about Armenian genocideA conversation with Terry George, director of The Promise, a rare and amazing film about Armenian genocide
At Cinema Without Borders we had the opportunity of talking to the Academy Award winner director of The Promise, Terry George about the process of making it. The Promise happens in 1914. As the Great War looms, the mighty Ottoman Empire is crumbling. Constantinople, the once vibrant, multicultural capital on the shores of the Bosporus, is about to be consumed by chaos. Michael Boghosian (Oscar Isaac), arrives in the cosmopolitan hub as a medical student determined to bring modern medicine back to... Full story

News And Issues

Congo, based-on-true-story feature, to come out of NorwayCongo, based-on-true-story feature, to come out of Norway
Spring 2009: the two Norwegian citizens Joshua French and Tjostolv Moland cross the border to Eastern Congo. Only few days later the news of the death of their driver spreads, and after several nights on the run in the vast... Full story
Bijan Tehrani receives Ambassador of International Cinema Award at 2017 Southeast European Film FestivalBijan Tehrani receives Ambassador of International Cinema Award at 2017 Southeast European Film Festival
On Thursday April 27th and at the opening night of the 2017 Southeast European Film Festival, Bijan Tehrani, Editor in Chief of Cinema Without Borders, received Ambassador of International Cinema Award from Founder and Director of SEEfest, Vera Mijojlice. This... Full story
School of Visual Arts’  2016 Dusty AwardsSchool of Visual Arts’ 2016 Dusty Awards
Reeves Lehmann, chair of the BFA Film and BFA Animation programs at the School of Visual Arts (SVA), announced today that the 28th Dusty Film & Animation Festival will take place at the SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street, NYC,... Full story

World Cinema: Views & Stories

Meet Bahiyyih Nakhjavani, the author Us & Them , tomorrow, Saturday evening, 7 pm in WestwoodMeet Bahiyyih Nakhjavani, the author Us & Them , tomorrow, Saturday evening, 7 pm in Westwood
Come and  meet author Bahiyyih Nakhjavani this Saturday evening, 7 pm in Westwood. What will... Full story
DOT, an animated project from a team of young Iranian animators needs your help to come to lifeDOT, an animated project from a team of young Iranian animators needs your help to come to life
A team of young Iranian animators are creating an exciting and interesting animated project, called... Full story
Iranian filmmaker Behrooz Boochani greets Iranian New Year and Nowruz from Manus Detention CentreIranian filmmaker Behrooz Boochani greets Iranian New Year and Nowruz from Manus Detention Centre
Iranian filmmaker Behrooz Boochani greets Iranian New Year and Nowruz from Manus Detention Centre, where... Full story

Conversations Without Borders

An interview with Jason Connery, director of TOMMY’S HONOURAn interview with Jason Connery, director of TOMMY’S HONOUR
TOMMY’S HONOUR is based on the intimate and powerfully moving true story of the challenging relationship between “Old” Tom Morris (BAFTA winner Peter Mullan) and... Full story
Martin Koolhoven's BRIMSTONEMartin Koolhoven's BRIMSTONE
BRIMSTONE is a triumphant epic of survival set in the searing wilds of the Badlands, the menacing inferno of the  old  American West.  A tale... Full story

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Festivals

SEEfest 2017 announced festival's Jury AwardsSEEfest 2017 announced festival's Jury Awards
SEEfest 2017 announced festival's Jury Awards last week on its closing night. Presentation of the SEEfest 2017 awards took place on May 4 at the Writers Guild theater in Beverly Hills. Special “Ambassador of International Cinema” award was presented at the Opening of the festival to Bijan Tehrani, editor-in-chief of... Full story

Notebook

Rino Cerbone & Andrew Koussevitzky from Stellar Revival  talk about their performance with Jon Bon JoviRino Cerbone & Andrew Koussevitzky from Stellar Revival talk about their performance with Jon Bon Jovi
In January, Jon Bon Jovi announced on Facebook Live an exciting opening act contest to give bands the chance to open an arena date on... Full story
3rd Annual Celebration of Bob Baker’s legacy! February 25 & 26, 20173rd Annual Celebration of Bob Baker’s legacy! February 25 & 26, 2017
BOB BAKER DAYS 2017 – This coming weekend you can attend the 3rd Annual Celebration of Bob Baker’s legacy! The puppets and the people of... Full story
Zeynab Movahed, a female Iranian painter talks about her style and life as an artistZeynab Movahed, a female Iranian painter talks about her style and life as an artist
Born in Tehran, in 1981, Zeynab Movahed is a female Iranian painter with a very unique style and voice. In 2007, she received her Bachelors... Full story

Cinema-Tech

EVEREST '53,  "time-travel" VR experiencesEVEREST '53, "time-travel" VR experiences
CGO Studios is over a year into production on "Everest '53," the latest project on their production slate of historical... Full story
DirectTV Now, PlayStation Vue or Sling TV? Which one to pick?DirectTV Now, PlayStation Vue or Sling TV? Which one to pick?
We had a few questions about the differences between online live TV services that are available now, which one to... Full story
David Lynn Named President & CEO Of Viacom International Media NetworksDavid Lynn Named President & CEO Of Viacom International Media Networks
Currently President of Viacom International Media Networks’ operations in the UK, and Northern and Eastern Europe, David Lynn has been appointed President and... Full story

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