In a note, Ratee Apana, the festival’s executive director, says: “The festival was born out of an idea that film is an excellent media to engage diversity. We worked hard to create a virtual festival in response to the pandemic. People like the ease of being able to watch films from their homes. They tell […]
The occasion will see a total of six movies screened, including “Nhung trai tao noi sa mac”, known as “Apples from the desert” in English, “Bua tiec chia tay”, also known as “The farewell party”, and “Day giay”, “Shoelaces”.
A wide assortment of films in the following five catergories to serve all age groups but with a focus on content for young audiences including family entertainment; ecology & environment; natural science, life science & technology; non-verbal & science shorts and culture & history. — VNS
“We believe that artistic films have many problems in funding, production and international distribution. That’s why we decided to create CineGouna Platform to host these Arab filmmakers and help them develop their projects, get money and then international recognition,” Ramses said.
Wearing face masks and keeping a distance, selected guests watched on Tuesday the opening film, Emmanuel Courcol’s Un Triomphe. Based on a true story, the tragicomedy is about an unemployed actor who gives theater workshops in prison, performs a play with the inmates and even goes on tour with them.
Never Gonna Snow Again stars Alec Utgoff of Stranger Things fame and Ida actress Agata Kulesza in the story of a Ukrainian migrant working as a masseur in Poland who becomes a guru-like figure in the gated community where his clients live. It was written by Szumowska with Michal Englert and the pair also produced […]
And yet the BIFF will set some unexpected records as other prominent international festivals including the Cannes Film Festival were canceled this year. The BIFF will feature 70 world premieres and 20 new movies being shown for the first time outside their home countries.
“Virtual cinema” offerings from Kino Marquee 58th New York Film Festival, available via streaming nationwide and at drive-in locations in New York City Sept. 17-Oct. 11 NewFest: 32nd New York LGBTQ Film Festival, available via streaming nationwide Oct. 16-27 Story produced by Robbyn McFadden. Editor: David Bhagat.
“Now more than ever, people are turning to film and television as a source of comfort, as a means of education, and as a way to connect,” said Critics’ Choice Association CEO Joey Berlin. “With the revised timeline, we are looking forward to celebrating all of the brilliant new work created during this extended season.”
Flower on The Water is the photo I feel most proud of. It has brought me a lot of luck with the number of awards and medals from competitions around the world. The biggest honour was the time I went to Siena, Tuscany in Italy to receive the first prize at the Siena Festival.