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Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival, June 1-4, 2011

Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival, a Festival dedicated to bringing independent vision and voices from Brazil to Los Angeles audiences, along with artistic director Sandro Fiorin, are proud to present a diverse selection of new independent films from Brazil.  All films are Los Angeles premieres, 10 features, including numerous co-productions (out ... Full story

Los Angeles Greek Film Festival, June 9-12

The 5th Annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF.ORG) has announced their five-member jury who will be selecting the Orpheus Award winners out of the twenty films that will be screening in competition this year. The jury awards include Best ... Full story

The Tree Of Life wins Palme d'Or

The Tree Of Life, an American film won Palme d'Or at Cannes 2011. Terrence Malick, director of the film was not at festival to receive the award. William Pohlad, producer of The Tree Of Life who accepted the award said: “He ... Full story

Independent cinema lost Donald Krim

New York, NY - May 20, 2011 - Donald B. Krim (b. October 5, 1945), the President of Kino International and co-President of Kino Lorber Inc., one of the most prestigious independent film distribution companies in the United States, died ... Full story

Mohammad Rasoulof wins Cannes Un Certain Regard award for Best Director

Un Certain Regard 2011 presented 21 films directed by 22 directors hailing from 19 different countries. 2 of the works were first films.Presided over by Emir KUSTURICA (Director, actor and musician - Serbia), the Jury was comprised of: Elodie BOUCHEZ ... Full story

Simon Ottoto at Goethe Institue, LA, May 25

Goethe Institute's Hollywood Talks Shop is in its seventh season and we welcome animator Simon Ottoto our famous “Show and Tell", where industry insiders share their thoughts on Hollywood and provide an entertaining and informative look behind the scenes.Simon Otto, ... Full story

HOLLYSHORTS Late Deadline is This Friday May 20!

The Late submission deadline for the 7th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival is this Friday, May 20th!  HollyShorts takes place August 11-18, 2011 at various locations in Hollywood, CA. You can submit now by visiting www.hollyshorts.com or www.withoutabox.com/login/4655 The May HollyShorts monthly ... Full story

La Conquete (The Conquest) at Cannes

NZHERALD, By Catherine Field: There are few things that a politician fears more than ridicule but this is especially so in France, where snigger-angst is etched in the genes. Put yourself in the thin skin and elevator shoes of President ... Full story

Goodbye finds its way to Cannes 2011

Hollywood Reporter - CANNES – Arrested together with Jafar Panahi while they were preparing a new film, Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof has succeeded, under what the Cannes Film Festival refers to as “semi-clandestine conditions,” in completing Goodbye, a dark tale ... Full story

Bernardo Bertolucci receives an honorary Palme d'or at Cannes opening

This year, the Festival de Cannes was opened by Bernardo Bertolucci. The Italian Director was awarded an honorary Palme d'or by Gilles Jacob, in the presence of the Jury and the Mistress of Ceremonies, Mélanie Laurent."I stand before you tonight, ... Full story

Give Up Tomorrow wins at Tribeca 2011

New York, NY [April 30, 2011] – The 10th annual Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), co-founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, and presented by founding sponsor American Express, announced the winner of the Heineken Audience Award – ... Full story

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