#Film Festivals

Duhok Film Festival presents its films in a refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan

Yesterday (Saturday), the organizing committee of the “Dohuk International Film Festival”, in northern Iraqi Kurdistan, announced the participation of 55 films in the festival, in its ninth edition, which is scheduled to start early next month. The committee pointed out that the refugee camp hall in Domiz was...
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Culture Minister Awards Renowned Film Director

Azerbaijan Culture Minister Anar Karimov has received Oleg Safaraliyev, Secretary of the Azerbaijan Filmmakers Union, a well-known film director, Azernews reports. The minister congratulated the film director, who turns 70 this year and conveyed his best wishes. Anar Karimov praised Oleg Safaraliyev's contributions to Azerbaijani cinema. Oleg Safaraliyev expressed his...
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10 unmissable films that marked his career

Timothée Chalamet is one of the brightest young stars in Hollywood and has already participated in numerous successes with audiences and critics, not least the Luca Guadagnino film Bones And All. From Wakanda Forever to The Fabelmans, the month of November is packed with great movies that fans can’t wait to hit the theaters for. ... Read more

OBITUARY: Veteran Serbian Film Director Mladomir Puriša Đorđević

BELGRADE: Director Mladomir Puriša Đorđević, one of the most important Yugoslav and Serbian film auteurs, died on 23 November 2022 aged 99. During his film career, which lasted from 1947 up to 2022, he made more than 50 short and feature films, some of which were shown at the world's most prestigious film festivals.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival previews 2023 Official Selections and starts early-bird pass sales

The South Yuba Rivers Citizens League’s (SYRCL) Wild & Scenic Film Festival has announced a preview of its 2023 lineup of environmental and adventure films to be shown at its 21st annual event happening Feb 16-20, 2023. Festival passes with special early bird pricing are now on sale. There are a limited number of these specially priced passes available through December 15th or as quantities allow. The full lineup of films will be released on Dec. 15th along with additional regularly priced passes and tickets.

Sri Lankan film “Maariya: The Ocean Angel” directed by Aruna Jayawardhana competes for the Golden Peacock at IFFI 53

1901 marked the introduction of cinema to Sri Lanka (then called Ceylon), with a film being shown for the first time in the country at a private screening for the British governor West Ridgeway and prisoners of the Second Boer War. It was a short film that documented the British victory in the Boer War, the burial of Queen Victoria and the coronation of Edward VII. From the shadows of colonialism, the entertainment industry in the small island country with a population of around 22 million has come a long way. Cinema in Sri Lanka has now become a public affair and a celebration of culture.

NFDC Film Bazaar 2022: Manoj Bajpayee-starrer Joram finds a special place at film fest

The much-celebrated director-actor duo, Manoj Bajpayee and Devashish Makhija, who have earlier delivered the path-breaking National Award-winning film Bhosle, is again making all the right noises for their upcoming film Joram. The film has been selected for the FBR (Film Bazaar Recommended) section of the Viewing Room at the NFDC Film Bazaar 2022.

Turismo Centro de Portugal film among the top three in promoting a region worldwide (with video) – Meios & Publicidade

Aqui Entre Nós, a film produced for Turismo Centro de Portugal by Ideias Com Pernas – Creative Films, based on the concept created by Bang Bang Creative Shots, closed the world circuit of tourism film festivals in the top 3. After adding up the points received at the various tourist film festivals throughout the year, the video created to promote the Centro region was distinguished, at the World Tourismo Film Awards gala, in Valencia, with third place among those classified in the category Tourist Destinations – Regions, just behind the films from Andalusia (Spain) and Peloponnese (Greece).

“Linz is Linz” is one of the world’s best tourism videos

It polarized. It got excited. It made waves. And it has already won more than ten awards. We are talking about the controversial “Linz ist Linz” video and the associated campaign, which made a name for itself in the summer of 2021. With statements like “Linz is a bit racist”, “Linz is horrid” and “Linz is a city for seniors” the video was not well received by everyone, criticism came from Linz city politics, for example. But there were also many positive comments. More than 10,000 hours of users watched “Linz is Linz,” according to the tourism association.
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8th Annual Tahoe Film Fest comes to Basin

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. – The Tahoe Film Fest is returning to the north shore Thursday-Sunday, Dec. 1-4 to bring a variety of films to guests, with proceeds going to the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center. While many of the films shown are environmental films, the festival also celebrates...

Leigh Film Factory showing 'A Bunch of Amateurs' documentary

LEIGH Film Factory is showing a highly-rated documentary about an amateur film-making society's struggle for survival. On Sunday, November 27, the independent cinema, located on the fourth floor of Leigh Spinners Mill, will present the limited release 'A Bunch of Amateurs, which has been receiving rave reviews at national and international film festivals.

Film Bazaar: Work in Progress and Viewing Room Awards Unveiled

Bangladesh feature film “Agantuk” (aka “The Stranger”) by Biplob Sarkar was Thursday named as unanimous winner of the Prasad DI award, conferred by the Film Bazaar Recommends jury in Goa, India to film in the Viewing Room section. Viewing Room is a component within Film Bazaar...

TV Giant Endemol Shine Teases Indian Film Slate at Film Bazaar (EXCLUSIVE)

“Gulab,” a film by Sanjoy Nag, now playing in the Viewing Room section of the NFDC’s Film Bazaar market in Goa, is the first product of a slate of upcoming feature film productions from Endemol Shine India. The company, part of the giant Banijay conglomerate, is best known...

Londoner Faran Moradi coming home for screening of first feature film

There was a day when Faran Moradi would have been thrilled just to see his name fly by in the credits of a film. This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Article content. Sunday at 5 p.m., the London native will be living his dream, sitting...