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iCub at the Italian Cultural Institute (IIC) in Los Angeles

On the occasion of the Italian Month of Science (September 4 - October 1, 2013), on September 18, the Italian Cultural Institute (IIC) in Los Angeles hosted a presentation of iCub, a humanoid robot created by Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) of Genoa, Italy. Professor Giorgio Metta, who has been ... Full story

Polish Film Festival, LA Complete Program

14th Edition of Polish Film Festival, Los Angeles opens on October 8 and continues until October 17.Here is the complete program of the festival: Laemmle's NoHo7 Theatre, 5240 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 (310-478-3836)Wednesday, October 9, 2013 (in person: Julia ... Full story

Museum of the Moving Image Presents Touching the Void & The Summit

Astoria, New York—Museum of the Moving Image will present back-to-back screenings of The Summit, Nick Ryan’s gripping new documentary about the 2008 disaster on K2, with Ryan in person, and Touching the Void, Kevin MacDonald’s now-classic 2003 documentary about two ... Full story

Email us for Free Tickets to see IT’S BETTER TO JUMP!

Cinema Without Borders is giving away 5 pairs of passes to a see IT’S BETTER TO JUMP! The screening will take place on Tuesday, October 1st at the Harmony Gold Theatre on Sunset Blvd. Just send an email to ... Full story

Palestinian Films in southland offer hope for peace

A CELEBRATION OF PALESTINIAN CULTURE is an enlightening cultural festival that shares stories of the Holy Land and celebrates Palestinian creativity. Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb, with Bright Stars of Bethlehem says, “Our aim is that our people, who admire stars, ... Full story

CWB's editor, Robin Menken speaks at Media Ecology Soul Salon

THE UNURBAN is proud to host MESS (Media Ecology Soul Salon) on Saturday September 14 at 3301 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404, 310-315-0056, free admission, 4 pm (for two hours), Info: 310-306-7330 - The public is invited to these ... Full story

Adobe unveils updates at IBC 2013

Adobe has announced plans to significantly update the video tools in Adobe Creative Cloud. With over 150 new features, this upcoming release is packed with new capabilities in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Adobe After Effects CC, Adobe SpeedGrade CC, Adobe ... Full story

Venice Film Festival awards announcement

The Venezia 70 Jury, chaired by Bernardo Bertolucci and comprised of Andrea Arnold, Renato Berta, Carrie Fisher, Martina Gedeck, Jiang Wen, Pablo Larraín, Virginie Ledoyen, and Ryuichi Sakamoto having viewed all 20 films in competition, has decided as follows:GOLDEN LION ... Full story

MY FATHER AND THE MAN IN BLACK opens in Los Angeles and New York

The Man in Black was, of course, Johnny Cash. Saul Holiff was his long-time manager, a dedicated, remote, often cruel man who committed suicide and left his son with a lot of unanswered questions. Jonathan Holiff’s documentary is an investigation ... Full story

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