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The King’s Speech wins the Best Foreign Film Award at 2011 Spirit Awards

LOS ANGELES (February 26, 2011) – Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, handed out top honors to Black Swan, Winter’s Bone, 127 Hours, and The Kids Are All Right at this afternoon’s 26th Film Independent Spirit Awards.  The King’s ... Full story

Xpand 3D Makes High Quality Cinema Affordable, 3D Glasses at US$35.00

With over 50 3D movies expected to hit cinemas over the course of 2011, XPAND 3D, the global leader in active 3D technologies for home, cinema and education, today announced new, lower pricing for its award-winning cinema-grade X101 3D glasses.  ... Full story

Mitsubishi’s 73” Diamond Series HD 3DTV wins CWB's Seal of Excellence Award

Burbank, CA, February 14, 2011—Cinema Without Borders, an independent publication dedicated to Independent and International Cinema, has declared Mitsubishi’s 73” Diamond Series HD 3DTV as the most ideal High Definition 3D display for film fans. The 2011 iteration of the ... Full story

Korean American Film Festival New York (KAFFNY): March 17-20

Now in its fifth year, the annual Korean American Film Festival (KAFFNY) is the only New York based independent film festival showcasing Korean American and Korean diasporic perspectives in film.  Since 2006, KAFFNY has broadened its programming to include international ... Full story

A tribute to Sohrab Akhavan for 50th anniversary of his cultural activities

This coming Saturday, March 12, 2011, the fiftieth anniversary of cultural activities of Sohrab Akhavan will be celebrated at UCLA.  Sohrab started his career in entertainment industry in Iran and the age of 18. After working for several years as ... Full story

SEE FEST Celebrates Oscars and International Cinema

(Hollywood, February 26, 2011) On Oscar® Sunday, February 27 the Los Angeles-based South East European Film Festival, SEE FEST is organizing its first Oscar® party and fundraiser celebrating foreign language films and international cinema. SEE FEST red carpet starts at ... Full story

Lineup for the 40th Annual New Directors/New Films

New York, NY, February 2011—The Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced the full lineup today for the 40th edition of New Directors/New Films (March 23 – April 3). Dedicated to the discovery of new ... Full story

Bertrand Tavernier's L.627 and Coline Serreau's The Crisis at the Film Society of Lincoln Center

New York, New York, February 2011 – The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York’s premiere French cultural center, in collaboration with Unifrance and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, welcomes two of France’s most acclaimed directors, Bertrand Tavernier and ... Full story

Joel and Ethan Coen’s Western True Grit opens the Berlin Film Festival

Minister of State for Culture Bernd Neumann, Governing Mayor of Berlin Klaus Wowereit, Jury President Isabella Rossellini and Berlinale Director Dieter Kosslick will open the 61st Berlin International Festival on February 10 at 7.30 pm. During the opening gala, which ... Full story

Kremlin critic documentary stolen prior to Berlin premiere

Guardian - The final version of a documentary about Russian former-industrialist Mikhail Khodorkovsky, due to be shown at the Berlin film festival, has been reported stolen after a break-in at the production offices of Cyril Tuschi, the film's director, in ... Full story

Smile for London - 20 second shorts screen across the London Underground

Smile for London, an exciting new initiative brightening the London commute, is working towards becoming a permanent feature after gathering national and global support. The unique two week film showcase was broadcast across digital platform screens throughout the London Underground ... Full story

Films and Patrons for Movie Theatres at “Berlinale goes Kiez”

The Berlinale will again be unrolling its Flying Red Carpet at selected neighbourhood cinemas in 2011. With Berlinale goes Kiez series, it wants to express its thanks to Berlin’s movie fans and to those who put together the programmes of ... Full story

Hollyshorts Film Festival deadline for submissions

Hollywood, CA February, 2011---HollyShorts ( is now accepting submissions for the 7TH annual HollyShorts Film Festival, which takes place August 11-18, 2011. The early bird deadline for submissions is Friday February 11, 2011. Filmmakers from around the world are encouraged ... Full story

26th Santa Barbara International Film Festival announces winning films

Santa Barbara, CA - The 26th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced the winners of the 2011 festival competition at a Press Conference and Sunday morning brunch at the famed Fess Parker’s Doubletree Resort. To the joy and surprise ... Full story

WMM's Award Streak Continues with Sundance Win and Academy Award Nomination

WMM (Women Make Movies) films continue to garner awards and nominations! For the fifth year in a row, a WMM film has won an award at Sundance - Dee Rees' PARIAH, produced through the Women Make Movies Production Assistance (PA) ... Full story

The first Annual Athena Film Festival announces the lineup

New York, NY –The Athena Film Festival:  A Celebration of Women and Leadership, announces its 2011 lineup of narrative and documentary films. Straight from the Sundance Film Festival, the New York City premiere of Miss Representation, a film about the media’s ... Full story

Storytelling expanded at the Berlinale Talent Campus with Wim Wenders

While the Berlinale Talent Campus brings together filmmakers who represent the future of cinema, this year's Campus programme will also address the future look and feel of cinema. Legendary filmmaker Wim Wenders, director of masterpieces such as Wings of Desire, ... Full story

39th Annual Dance On Camera Festival Jury prize winners

NEW YORK - February 2011 - The Dance Films Association Board of Directors President Marta Renzi announced the Jury Prize winners for the 2011 Dance on Camera festival following the Closing Night presentation of DANCING DREAMS at the Walter Reade ... Full story

New York Int'l Children's Film Festival announces full slate

New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival has announced the full slate for the 2011 edition, which runs March 4 to 27 at six New York locations. The nation’s largest festival for kids and teens will present four weeks of ground-breaking ... Full story

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