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Hollywood Exiles In Europe

The UCLA Film And Television's ambitious series “Hollywood Exiles in Europe” features six films by exiled Noir master of mood and mise-en-scène Joseph Losey; two films each by Jules Dassein and Cy Enfeld and some wonderful rarities by Philip Leacock, Bernard Vorhaus, Carl Foreman and John Berry.UCLA Film & Television ... Full story

The 11th Annual Games for Change Festival

Working  primarily in documentary film production, I decided it is time to explore New Media, Transmedia, Cross Media and Serious Games to inquire if and how these relate to documentary filmmaking and what the future holds in store for all ... Full story

Shani talks about "WE HEAR YOUR VOICE" project

Shani Rigsbee (Shani) is a woman with convictions. Beautiful, feisty, a force of nature, and a remarkable achiever, and a cancer survivor. she is currently at the red-hot epicenter of a rising power pack of new American stars that are ... Full story

"Of Horses and Men", Iceland’s Oscar Entry

Writer-director Benedikt Erlingsson's startling "Of Horses and Men", Iceland’s official Oscar submission, celebrates an inventive cinema debut.The film, a highlight of the first weekend of the Scandinavian Film Festival LA, plays on Saturday, January 18 at 4:50 pm.Erlungsson's wry dramedy, ... Full story

Nominees for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar 2014

Today five nominees for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar were announced. The Broken Circle Breakdown(Belgium)THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN directed by Felix Van Groeningen is a portrait of the great love affair between tattoo artist Elise (Veerle Baetens, The White ... Full story

Juvenile Offender, South Korea's Oscar Entry

Kang Yi-Kwan's muted "Juvenile Offender", South Korea's official Oscar submission features an award winning, career making performance by young actor Young-Ju Seo. The film, which won the Special Jury prize at the 2013 Tokyo International Film Festival aims to entertain ... Full story

Review: "Four Corners", South Africa's Oscar Entry

Ever since the success of "City Of God", filmmakers in developing countries have been recycling its tropes in less effective imitations. Ian Gabriel's "Four Corners", South Africa's foreign Oscar submission has something new to say and show us. Gabriel ("Forgiveness") ... Full story

"Ernest and Celestine", Belgian Oscar Entry

The team behind the demented Belgian stop-motion feature animation "A Town Called Panic" have turned to graceful hand drawn images for the wry "Ernest and Celestine", based on a charming series of books by Gabrielle Vincent.The film, one of 19 ... Full story

All God's Children, Moldova's First Oscar Entry

Adrian Popovici's human trafficking drama is Moldova's first Foreign Oscar submission.  The bilingual film, mostly in Romanian (Moldova and Romania have a common language) and English, is a melodramatic look at human trafficking of women and children for sexual purposes.The ... Full story

Review: Two Lives, Germany's Oscar Entry

Documentary filmmaker Georg Maas ("The Buddha Wallah", "The Real World of Peter Gabriel") spent years developing his engrossing layered story about the after effects of World War ll on a generation of children, born of Norwegian mothers and Occupying Nazi ... Full story

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