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"Winter Sleep" from Turkey wins Palme d'Or at Cannes 2014

CANNES, France (AP) — The richly ruminative Chekhovian drama "Winter Sleep" was awarded the Palme d'Or on Saturday, bestowing the Cannes Film Festival's top honor on an intimate, wintery epic set on Turkey's Anatolian steppe.Director Nuri Bilge Ceylan accepted the award, handed out by Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman at ... Full story

Iranian actress Leila Hatami in trouble over an innocent kiss

Iranian actress Leila Hatami is in trouble with authorities of the Islamic Republic after she was photographed kissing the president of the 67th Cannes Film Festival.A picture published by Iranian media shows the 41-year-old actress shaking hands with the 83-year-old ... Full story

New Chapter in SIFF's History

SEATTLE -- May 15, 2014 -- This evening, at the Opening Night Gala in McCaw Hall, the Seattle International Film Festival announced that it has purchased the SIFF Cinema Uptown (with the "Angels of the Uptown") and has also signed ... Full story

Kino Croatia 2014, May 30th to June 1st, at American Cinematheque, Los Angeles

Since the 1960s, Croatian cinema has combined a haunting, often savagely bleak outcry against political and personal repression with humor, lyricism and a tenderness born of constant conflict and adversity. However, it was little known before late 2000, when the ... Full story

Colors Remembered, a new Exhibition at Tara Gallery

On May 17th a new exhibition opens at Tara Gallery, to learn more about this event we talked to Homa Taraji, Director of Tara Gallery. Cinema Without Borders:  Please tell us about Tara Gallery, its background and your involvement with it.Homa ... Full story

KINO! Reboots Bringing German Talent to New York

NEW YORK - Building on 35 years at the Museum of Modern Art, KINO! reboots at new locations –bringing the latest of German cinema to New York audiences.  Programmed by an independent jury, KINO! presents ten films, four of which ... Full story

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