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The 12th Aye Aye Film Festival edition will be held from September 1rst through the 9th, 2006 in the city Nancy, France. It presents short films from all over the world with different programs in various sections to an international audience. www.ayeaye-vo.com Sylvain Mariette was born in Paris and studied Cinema & Audio visual. He has directed several short films and since the foundation of the Aye Aye Film Festival in 1995, he is active as director and coordinator of the festival. Shohreh Jandaghian- Could you begin by telling us what were the reasons for starting Aye Aye Film Festival?…

A controversy between the Venice Film Festival and the upcoming Roma Cinema Festival, which I mentioned in my last article, has been left out for the moment, and there haven’t been many other events to gossip about. The only extra noteworthy incident to talk about was the cast from The Black Dahlia arriving at the opening ceremony with a delay of one hour because of a precious brooch that didn’t want to have anything to do with Scarlet Johansson’s hairdo. So, after four days from the official opening and three days packed with films, we can finally talk about cinema.…

63rd Venice Film Festival was opened on August 30th. Just to give you an idea of what it is going to happen, here are some headlines and useful information about the Film Festival… Organized by the Venice Biennale, the Festival will be held – as always – on the Venice Lido from August 30th to September 9th, 2006. The opening ceremony will be hosted by Italian actress Isabella Ferrari and will be followed by the world premiere of Brian De Palma’s The Black Dahlia, that screens in competition. Four international juries will assign the official awards of the Festival: the…

Cinecon 46-The 46th edition of the Classic Film Festival played the Egyptian Theatre (American Cinematheque) September 2-6. For lovers of classic Hollywood, silent film and slapstick there is no better place to spend the Labor Day weekend. Film buffs, film collectors and collectors of memorabilia come from all over the country. A floor of the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel is devoted to dealers, all organized by Dan Schwartz (Movie Collectibles Etc.) The highlight of Schwartz’s collectibles at this years show was Fatty Arbuckle’s original make-up kit, which Schwartz bought from Eric Stogo who acquired it from Arbuckle’s first wife, Minta Durfee.…

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