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International Advertising Cinema Festival

Created and produced by Jean Marie Boursicot for more than 30 years, the world renowned international advertising cinema festival, The Night of the Ad Eaters®, featuring the world’s best, creative and jaw-dropping commercials on the big screen from amongst 60 different nationalities, premieres in Los Angeles on May 31, 2013, ... Full story

Cannes 2013, Palme d’or goes to La Vie d'Adèle

Cannes Film Festival 2013 has announced awrad winners. The Palme d’or has gone to La Vie d'Adèle - Chapitre 1 & 2 by Abdellatif Kechiche. The President of the Jury, Steven Spielberg, explained that "The Jury took note of the excellence ... Full story

Cannes 2013: Un Certain Regard Winners

The 2013 Un Certain Regard prizes were handed out by Thomas Vinterberg’s jury this evening in Cannes. Cambodian director Rithy Panh won the top award for his first-person story The Missing Picture. The Jury Prize was given to the well-liked ... Full story

Cannes 2013: Roman Polanski's Venus in Fur

The room was packed for the press conference for Roman Polanski's Venus in Fur. The director was accompanied by Emmanuelle Seigner and Mathieu Amalric, by David Ives, the author of the original play, Alexandre Desplat, composer, Pawel Edelman, director of ... Full story

Cannes: Iranian filmmaker gets standing ovation

An emblematic victim of artistic repression in Iran, Mohammad Rasoulof was arested at the same as Jafar Panahi. Dast-Neveshtehaa Nemisoosand, which has come to the Festival secretly, portrays a serial killer. Mohammad Rasoulof returns to Un Certain Regard, two years ... Full story

Cannes: 16th Cinéfondation Selection Awards

The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury headed by Jane Campion and including Maji-da Abdi, Nicoletta Braschi, Nandita Das and Semih Kaplanoğlu, has awarded the 2013 Cinéfondation Prizes during a ceremony held in the Buñuel Theatre, followed by the screening of ... Full story

Cannes 2013: Katrin Gebbe, targeting Caméra d’or

Young German director, Katrin Gebbe, is in the running for the Caméra d’or with Tore Tanzt (Nothing Bad Can Happen) about the face-off between Tore, a youth who belongs to a Christian punk movement called the Jesus Freaks and Benno, ... Full story

Cannes 2013: Golshifteh Farhani in My Sweet Pepperland

Hiner Saleem fights for the rights of Kurds, which explains why the action of My Sweet Pepperland takes place at the border between Iran and Turkey. The story unfolds in an isolated village where Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero ... Full story

Amarcord & Dormant Beauty at LA FILM FEST

The Consulate General of Italy, Los Angeles, the Italian Cultural Institute, Los Angeles and the Italian Film Commission have annpunced the Italian movies at the 2013 at LA FILM FEST on June 13 & 23. Amarcord Saturday June 15 th at ... Full story

Cannes 2013: Homeland (Né quelque part)

Jamel Debbouze and Tewfik Jallal carry the lead roles in the first film by Mohamed Hamidi: Homeland (Né quelque part). This Algerian odyssey, partially autobiographical, will be presented at the Festival de Cannes as a Special Screening intended for an ... Full story


The world of European cinema converges at Cannes, with an EU prize for Thomas Vinterberg, two conferences, an award of state honours and an international agreement between France and Croatia. This year's winner of the European Union's Prix MEDIA is Thomas ... Full story

Asghar Farhadi : "Every spectator can make the film their own"

Asghar Farhadi, in Competition with The Past, held his press conference surrounded by his cast - Tahar Rahim, Bérénice Bejo, Ali Mosaffa, Pauline Burlet - and his producer, Alexandre Mallet-Guy. He took the time to respond at length and in ... Full story

"Like Father, Like Son" today at Cannes 2013

Today, May 18, 2013, Like Father, Like Son will be screened in competition section. What does being a father mean? This is the question Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda asked himself for his new film in Competition: Soshite Chichi Ni Naru (Like ... Full story

Kino Croatia, Croatian films in Los Angeles

Presented by American Cinematheque, in collaboration with Consulate General of the Republic of Croatia in Los Angeles, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, HAVC - Croatian Audiovisual Center, with support from E.L.M.A. (European Languages and Movies in America)Only months after ... Full story

SEEFest 2013 announces Awards, OF SNAILS AND MEN Wins CWB's Bridging The Borders Award

After five days in five locations and 40 films shown to diverse audiences in Los Angeles, the South East European Film Festival, SEEfest 2013 concluded Monday night at UCLA’s Bridges Theater in Los Angeles with Turkish film PRESENT TENSE in ... Full story

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