Archive for September, 2011

M. K. Raghavendra, an accomplished film critic and author of three books on Indian cinema says that film societies are no longer relevant in Bangalore.

The Changing Role of Film Societies in Bangalore

Asia, Europe, India
29/09/2011 | Comments (0)
I have spent many hours visiting hole-in-the-wall vendors of pirated DVDs at Bangalore’s National Market. The collections are vast, the prices are low, and the salesmen, in their pithy [...]

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Scene from "Where Do We Go Now?"

36th TIFF Winners Announced

The 36th Toronto International Awards (TIFF) came to a close last Sunday with the announcement of this year’s winners.  Unlike other festivals, TIFF touts itself as a “people’s festival” [...]

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S1 Salon 2012 | open call

S1 Salon 2012 | open call

Asia, Europe

Deadline: 30/09/2011 12:00

S1 Artspace is inviting submissions to the S1 Salon 2012, the biennial season of artists’ film & video screenings.

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International SinCity Film Award: Shoot your films! Show your Sin City!

International SinCity Film Award: Shoot your films! Show your Sin City!

Asia, Europe

Deadline: 07/10/2011

The Roaring Twenties were wild with naughty cabaret and feverish decadence. But what do Sin Cities look like today?

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U.K., Philippines Shorts Win Prizes in Horror Filmfest

U.K., Philippines Shorts Win Prizes in Horror Filmfest

Fifteen shorts and one full-length film from ASEF-affiliated countries participated in the 5th Annual Atlanta Horror Film Festival held September 15 – 17, 2011. Countries represented include Australia, Austria, [...]

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Music Docu Legend Feted in Barcelona Filmfest

Music Docu Legend Feted in Barcelona Filmfest

Asia, Europe, Spain
21/09/2011 | Comments (0)
The 9th edition of Beefeater In-Edit’s Barcelona International Music Documentary Festival will pay tribute to Murray Lerner, one of the key figures of American music documentary filmmaking.  Ranking alongside [...]

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Actor John Arcilla plays an illegal recruiter. (Source: Facebook)

Filipino, UK/Italian Films Bag Hell’s Kitchen Top Prizes

“Halaw (Ways of the Sea)” by Filipino director Sheron Dayoc and “Lost In Italy”, a UK/Italy co-prod by Craig Viveiros, tied for the Best of the Fest Award (World [...]

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Lady Sings the Blues No More - Elida Tamalagi (1981-2011)

Lady Sings the Blues No More – Elida Tamalagi (1981-2011)

Life And Death Via Tweets. Last 13 September, I stumbled upon a Facebook status update from Bandung filmmaker Muhammad Akbar that stated, “Rest In Peace, Elida Tamalagi dikenal sebagai [...]

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