Asian film festivals

SC to Hear Pleas Tomorrow Challenging Hijab Ban in Educational Institutions in Karnataka

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai congratulates Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan in Bangalore, September 18, 2022. (PTI) Five people have been arrested in Hyderabad for allegedly kidnapping two Bengaluru real estate brokers after posing as police officers and extorting Rs 11 lakh from them. On September 18, Bengaluru police identified those arrested …

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Walk Up (2022) by Hong Sang-soo

One of Hong Sang-soo’s sweetest works to date Among contemporary Korean filmmakers, Hong Sang-soo is as prolific as he is accomplished. Over the past 25 years, he’s directed over 30 features and shorts, and in recent years he’s snagged awards with almost every single one of them. At the 2020 …

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New York Festivals Advertising Awards Announce 2022 DE&I Winners

Zulu Alpha Kilo wins Gold/Bronze, Wunderman, Thompson Argentina wins Silver, Archana Mahadevan is DEI Personality of the Year and VMLY&R is DEI Agency of the Year NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, September 15, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — New York Festivals® The Advertising Awards has announced the DE&I Award winners selected by …

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Third feature by Tora’s husband, Rima Das, to premiere in a row at TIFF

Rima Das attends the Tora’s Husband premiere during the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival Photo: Loudspeaker Media via Andrew Chin/Getty Images The world premiere of twice nationally awarded director Rima Das’ fourth Assamese feature film, Tora’s husbandreceived a heartwarming response during the 47e Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Tora’s husband …

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Soo Mich. Film Festival boasts 78 offers for its ninth year

Thirteen blocks made up of feature films and genres allow moviegoers to snack or binge Get in tune with the movies – the ninth annual Soo Film Festival runs Wednesday through Sunday, September 14-18, at the Bayliss Library and Soo Theater in Sault Ste. Mary Michigan. “This is our biggest …

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How Incentives Boost PH Cinema’s Global Presence

The columnist with Balbuena and Thai producer Raymond Pathanavirangoon (center). Gone are the days when we only had one Filipino film competing in an A-list festival for any given year. For this year 2022 alone, a Filipino film has been presented in almost all major international film festivals. From local …

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Asian American photographers train their cameras in the Chinatown-International District

A team of Asian American photographers are making a concerted effort to document the Chinatown International District neighborhood for the remainder of 2022. Left to right: John Pai, Sherwin Eng, Sally Kim-Miller, Tim Mar, Ron Choi, Theo Bickel, Dean Wong, Rick Wong. Missing from the photo: Audrey Fan, Loan Nguyen. …

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Cine Magnifico Tourne Diez – The Paper.

Published September 2, 2022 at 5:23 p.m. New Mexico has a long history of hosting many film festivals. And fall is more or less the season for film festivals in these regions. The New Mexico Asian Film Festival, Albuquerque Film and Music Experience, Mindfield Film Festival, Madrid Film Festival, ¡Globalquerque! …

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Michelle Yeoh will receive the Toronto Film Festival’s Groundbreaker Award

House ” Movies” Hollywood » Michelle Yeoh will receive the Toronto Film Festival’s Groundbreaker Award Los Angeles, August 30 (SocialNews.XYZ) Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh will receive the first Share Her Journey Groundbreaker award from the Toronto International Film Festival. The TIFF Share Her Journey Groundbreaker Award recognizes a female leader …

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Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP) 2023

Deadline: December 1, 2022 Applications are open for the Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP) 2023. The Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP) provides support for master’s studies in ADB-JSP-approved fields of study at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa (UHM), and for participation in educational, …

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Yogi hasn’t seen many films made by people like him, so he started his own festival

In the three years that Yogi Devgan has made films, he has won international accolades and had films selected for screenings in the UK, Bali, Mexico, Brazil and the USA. At home in Australia however, where the Punjabi man has lived since 2014, it’s a different story. “They look at …

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Rotten Tomatoes Expands Outreach and Critics Grants Program, Beginning at TIFF 2022

Rotten Tomatoes, the go-to resource for ratings, has certified fresh news: The Critics Outreach and Grant Program is being expanded to include more aspiring filmmakers and writers. Since its inception in 2018, Rotten Tomatoes’ Critics Outreach and Grants Program has helped more than 600 emerging entertainment critics pursue their academic …

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“Daily Meditation, The Five Elements”, new musical release from Sandeep Khurana

NNA | Updated: August 22, 2022 4:51 p.m. STI New Delhi [India]Aug. 22 (ANI/SRV): Californian filmmaker and songwriter Sandeep Khurana has released his new single, titled “Daily Meditation, The Five Elements.” Encompassing a vast array of meditation sounds, the musical treat is also a guided meditation recited by Sandeep Khurana, …

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Colors of Life (2022) by Praveen Morchhale

“Life in the mountains is very long. But also very hard” Praveen Morchhale’s second film, “Walking with the Wind” (2017), won three national awards, for Best Picture (Ladakhi), Best Sound Design (Sanal George) and Best Re-Recording (Justin Jose) while screening and winning awards at festivals around the world. Last year, …

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Curtain up on MMFF8; film festival to deliver thrills, stars & more

“These filmmakers who have the courage to approach these subjects, to enter into their family or their situation, it is as if they were committing an act of redemption with their cinema; it’s not totally observational.—Lloyd Komesar MIDDLEBURY – Organizers of the 8th annual Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival (MNFF8) will …

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Award-winning actress and singer Shavvon Lin set to drop brand new single ‘Enough for Love’ on September 9, 2022

LOS ANGELES, August 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — She just completed an incredible, award-winning run for her performance in the dramatic short apart, togetheractress, singer and lyricist, Shavvon Lin, has announced that her new single “Enough for Love” will be released on September 9, followed by her full EP. Reminiscent of …

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Assamese director Aimee Baruah’s award-winning love jihad film ‘Screaming Butterflies’ screened at South Asian Short Film Festival

The Assamese actor-director’s award-winning documentary “Screaming Butterflies” screened at the fifth South Asian Short Film Festival on August 3 in Kolkata. The documentary features testimonials from grooming victims about their heinous victimization. It received the Silver Conch Award for Best Documentary Film at the Mumbai International Film Festival and will …

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Cancellation of Atlanta festival sparks new gun fight

ATLANTA (AP) — Tens of thousands of Music Midtown festival-goers will no longer descend on Atlanta’s sprawling Piedmont Park next month to cheer on hip-hop star Future or watch beloved rock band My Chemical Romance. to get on stage. In fact, some people are convinced that Atlanta – the center …

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Thiruvananthapuram to host 27th Kerala International Film Festival in December

Last update: August 09, 2022, 7:01 PM IST The previous two editions of IFFK were held in February and March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The application submission process will begin on August 11 and end on September 11. The 27th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) will be held …

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What you don’t know about Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra wears her pride in her Indian culture on her sleeve. The “Quantico” star, who commutes around the world for work, keeps her home country close with a few essentials that go with her everywhere: her temple, her mom and her pickles. “You can get me out of India, …

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Held back by the pandemic, Indian dancers explore a new creative frontier: dance films

Irony, loneliness, grief and terror come together in a bathtub in Rathimalar Govindarajoo’s two-minute dance film. A work of austere symbolism, the film was made in May two years ago as all of humanity entered a terrorized confinement. There was a pathogen that could suck all the breath out of …

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Five Flavors Asian Film Festival announces program sections for its 16th edition

The 16th Five Flavors Asian Film Festival will take place in a hybrid format. The films will be screened in Warsaw in cinemas: Muranów and Kinoteka from 16 to 23 November; and an online edition will last until December 4. The program for the 16th edition of the festival is …

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The Mohican Comes Home (2016) by Shuichi Okita

Another Okita tale about a small community populated by slightly eccentric characters Shuichi Okita, with a very personal style, delicate but assertive at the same time, has made himself known and appreciated on the festival circuits and in less mainstream circles with films that are difficult to label, often qualified …

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The best festivals in Toronto to end the summer

Breadcrumb Links Toronto and the GTA The CNE Midway can be seen in this file photo. Photo by Jack Boland /Toronto Sun Content of the article It’s almost August, but that doesn’t mean summer is over. Advertisement 2 This ad has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Content …

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Fantasia 2022: Shinji Higuchi on directing Shin Ultraman, the biggest Japanese blockbuster of summer 2022

Hideaki Anno follows “Shin Ultraman” with “Shin Kamen Rider”. I saw that you were working on a separate “Kamen Rider” series [visual designs for “Kamen Rider Black Sun”], but I can’t find any information about your involvement in “Shin Kamen Rider”. Are you working on this production in any way? …

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Fantasia 2022: Ultraman, Stellar, Demigod (Pili)

We watch the return of a tokusatsu giant to the big screen, a feature-length expansion of a legendary Taiwanese series, and a South Korean adventure about a man and his dead father’s haunted car. (This dispatch is part of our coverage of the 2022 Fantasia Film Festival.) 2016 shin godzilla …

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Back-to-back festivals celebrate India and Jamaica at Surrey Park the last weekend in July

Festivals celebrating the cultures and traditions of India and Jamaica will take place at Surrey’s Holland Park on the last weekend of July, on separate days. First up is the Festival of India, a free one-day event on Saturday, July 30, from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. “The aim of …

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Mississauga’s summer festival season continues at Celebration Square this weekend

Preferred region How does this work? By Declan Finucane Published on July 19, 2022 at 1:39 p.m. Tens of thousands of people are expected to descend on Celebration Square in downtown Mississauga this weekend as the city’s summer festival season continues with one of the biggest events on the schedule. …

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“With each new story to be told, a new way of telling it arises” – Kartikye Gupta – Planet Bollywood

Since he was a child, Kartikye Gupta was fascinated by cinema and how technology was used as a tool to tell stories in this medium. While his love for movies led him to become an extraordinary filmmaker, his passion for technology led him to come up with innovative techniques and …

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A Menacing Comedy – The Link News

Beach lure at Long Branch; Back on demand July 13, 2022 AVS awards annual scholarships to Ava Calzone and Jacob Juliano July 14, 2022 LONG BRANCH – New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch is proud to present “The Hummingbirds: A Comedy of Menace” written by …

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NJ Rep presents the American premiere of “The Hummingbirds”

NEW | FEATURES | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 07/11/2022 (LONG BRANCH, NJ) — New Jersey Repertory Company (New Jersey representative) presents the American premiere of Hummingbirds: a menacing comedy by Garrett Jon Groenveld. It’s a comedy drama set in the future, which may be closer than you think. Performances …

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“Summer Scars” wins the NIFFF – Variety

Simon Rieth’s ‘Summer Scars’, a seaside tale of brotherly love cast in a dizzying glow and cut with shocking spikes of violence, took top honors at this year’s Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, scooping the Narcisse Prize for Best feature film, and with it $10,200 in prize money and a …

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Manchester Indian Film Festival wraps up

After two weeks of diverse programming across five venues across the city, the Manchester Indian Film Festival (MIFF) 2022 came to a close on Wednesday July 6 at the Everyman Cinema on Quay Street. MIFF has returned to Manchester for its second year, bringing film, poetry and discussion of South …

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Why the new head of the Neuchâtel Fantastic Film Festival brings a social conscience to genre programming | Features

“What drives us is curiosity, the desire to discover new directors, new authors and new artists”, says Pierre-Yves Walder, the new artistic director of the genre festival Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival ( NIFF), from July 1 to 9 in Switzerland. . The new artistic director has long-standing ties with …

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‘Edge of the World’ Selected as Opening Film of 5th Malaysia International Film Festival

Ho (left) seen in a still production of Edge of the World. The Hong Kong actress and producer will headline the opening night of MIFFest. – Photo courtesy of Rob Allyn KUCHING (July 4): “Edge of the World,” the Hollywood feature about Sarawak’s first white Rajah, Sir James Brooke, has …

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Unexpected Discovery: Spears Student Lily Bolka Stars in Netflix Documentary

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 Media Contact: Terry Tush | Director, Marketing and Communications | 405-744-2703 | [email protected] There are a lot of questions when you don’t know your past. Adoptees may be curious about their family history. You wonder if you are more like your mother or your father, if …

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Pakistani film “Mulaqat” rewarded at the Vaughan International Film Festival

Sandstorm (Mulaqat), a Pakistani short film released in 2021, recently won awards at the Vaughan International Film Festival. The director, Seemab Gul won the award for best director. The film also premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, world premiered at La Biennale di Venezia 2021, and was acquired by the …

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Indian Documentaries No Longer a Niche Segment, Get Global Fame | Hindi Movie News

At Cannes 2022, Shaunak Sen’s documentary All That Breathes won Best Documentary. The victory of an Indian documentary for the second consecutive year at Cannes put Indian documentaries in the spotlight. Not only Cannes, but Indian documentaries have won awards at the Sundance Film Festival and have been nominated for …

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‘Otherwise it’s not a real city’: Vaughan injects artsy vibe into downtown as music festival peaks

Canadian vocal group The Tenors and Italian singer Alberto Urso (second from left) end the inaugural Vaughan International Music Festival on a high note. District 4 Com. Sandra Yeung Racco (center) is the mastermind behind the festival. With a one-of-a-kind music festival causing a stir, the City of Vaughan has …

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Movies: Pride, Not Prejudice – Hindustan Times

When 21-year-old computer engineer Tushar Tyagi left Meerut for New York, even he couldn’t have predicted what the future held for him. He joined the New York Film Academy and today at 32, Tushar Tyagi is a filmmaker with more than ten titles to his credit. “My maternal grandmother is …

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Exclusive: Kannada Film Industry’s First Film About Lesbians Wins Hearts | Kannada Movie News

Bengaluru-based queer filmmaker Shailaja Padindala’s film Naanu Ladies is making all the right noises. After winning accolades at film festivals across India, it recently won Best Narrative Feature at the Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival. Considered Kannada’s first lesbian love story, the 2020 film focuses on how a middle …

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Lenny Henry “still surprised” by the lack of black and Asian faces at Glastonbury | Lenny Henry

Sir Lenny Henry said he was “still surprised” by the lack of black and brown people at Glastonbury, as he called for better representation of ethnic minorities in all facets of British society. The actor and artist, whose new BBC documentary exploring identity and belonging is out later this month, …

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CFA Media Mixer brings together visual and sound artists in three new pieces | Chicago Reel

Chicago Film Archive (CFA) celebrates the 10th anniversary of its annual Media Mixer event with the premiere of three new pieces. The Media Mixer project began in 2012 as a way to open the CFA’s vault of archival footage to artists working in media and to support the creation of …

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Rich’s picks for June 2022

Welcome to Rich’s Picks on June 9! June 11-18 is Strawberry Days in historic downtown Pleasant Grove; and did you know that on the 18th, we’re basically having a “hot sauce party” known as the Sauce Lake City Festival at Utah State Fair Park? Well, we do. Or how about …

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“Everything, Everywhere, All At Once” Costume Designer Shirley Kurata Becomes History

“Shirley is always up to date with new things, so whenever I present her with an idea, she’s able to think quickly and come up with a solution,” Ms Whack wrote in an email. “There are so many looks Shirley and I have pulled off. Recently for my show in …

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How Wayne Wang copes with failure

You went to art school around the time the idea of ​​“Asian American” identity was gaining traction. There were Asian Americans at the California College of Arts and Crafts who introduced me to people in San Francisco who were more radical. I saw how respectful they were of the Black …

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Carter Pilcher explains why Indian stories are more successful internationally-Entertainment News, Firstpost

In an exclusive chat with Firstpost, Shorts TV Founder and CEO Carter Pilcher explains how the Indian Film Community and Film Awards bodies have started to take more interest in competition in the international film community in recent years. Qualifying for the Oscars is every filmmaker’s dream and Carter Pilcher, …

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DOC NYC selects Jaie Laplante as artistic director to replace Thom Powers

Jaie Laplante has been chosen as the new artistic director of DOC NYC, America’s largest and arguably most influential documentary festival. He will replace Thom Powers, the festival’s founding artistic director, who will take on a previously announced new role as director of special projects. Additionally, the festival unveils its …

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The film project of a Vietnamese director invited to the Cannes Film Festival

Linh Dan (black, center) with selected filmmakers on La Fabrique As part of the program activities, Linh Dan and directors from countries such as Mexico, Nepal, Ukraine, India, Egypt and some African countries have the opportunity to meet and work directly with the curator of the main film festivals in …

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Cannes Film Festival 2022: The Iconic Indians’ spellbinding style moments

there are movies festivalsand then there is walking sticks. Away from the snowy streets of Park City and bustling Toronto, it is indeed the most glamour ode to cinema in the world. This year’s 75th edition featured a tribute to Tom Cruise with the prestigious Palme d’Or at the premiere …

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The Gujarati International Film Festival is coming to Atlanta

Local moviegoers and members of the Gujarati community posed for photos en route to the 3rd Annual Vadilal Gujarati International Film Festival at the Venture Cinema in Duluth, Georgia from May 20-22. THE 3DR EDITION of the Vadilal International Gujarati Film Festival brought the red carpet to the Atlanta area …

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What awaits moviegoers as LIFF heads to Manchester

Here is a first look at what will be presented at the London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) 2022. LIFF will be screened at various cinemas in London as well as in the Manchester, Birmingham and Leeds area from June 23 to July 3. Here’s what awaits us in Manchester: GIRLS …

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What to do in Sacramento this weekend?

From daytime adventures to nightlife, here’s what Sacramento has planned for your weekend. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Hey! Do you like art festivals, vegan brunches, maybe even a mermaid convention? If so, that goes to show just how much there is for everyone this weekend in Northern California. The spring weather …

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Dig IN Magazine celebrates the 75th anniversary of the French festival with a continued presence at Cannes Croisette

LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — walking sticks 2022 Film Festival, which kicked off May 17 and will end on May 28 in Cannes, France returns presenting an exceptional line-up. Dig IN Magazine, with the founder and editor-in-chief, Cindy Maramat the helm, will once again (since 2016) provide film …

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Political, provocative and absurd: why Cannes is a “cathedral of cinema” | Movies

The Truman Show is a 1990s Hollywood film about a man who lives in a bubble, cut off from the world. Played by Jim Carrey, Truman Burbank – surrounded by actors, his every move monitored by cameras – sets a scene and believes it’s real. In the film’s final scene, …

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Q&A: Kishi Bashi talks about the anniversary of his first album and the release of a new film | Arts & Culture

As an Asian American, Kaoru Ishibashi never thought he would make a name for himself as an indie-rock musician. Today, Ishibashi, who performs under the name Kishi Bashi, celebrates the 10th anniversary of his debut album, “151a,” and the release of his new movie “Omoiyari,” which weaves together the experience …

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The Camden Film Club to watch and discuss ‘South Far East’

Baldwin Chiu, producer of the film “Far East Deep South”, explores the complex history of his family in Mississippi. Photo submitted In honor of May’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Camden Public Library’s Friday Film Club plans to watch and discuss the award-winning 2020 documentary “Far East …

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2022 film festivals and markets: latest dates, postponements and cancellations | News

To help keep track of the changing schedule, Filter keeps this page up to date with the latest film festival and market dates, postponements and cancellations. Festivals taking place online or as hybrid events due to Covid-19 are noted. If not specified, the festival is currently defined as a physical …

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PrattMWP will host the 22nd launch

UTICA – The PrattMWP College of Art and Design will celebrate the achievements of the class of 2022 at the 22nd commencement ceremony to be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11 at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art. The speaker will be PrattMWP alumnus Lee Milby, an …

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Saudi Audit and Azerbaijani accounting bodies sign cooperation agreement

Pages of Saudi History: A Rare Collection of Documents Recall the Story of Riyadh’s Nasiriyah Gate LONDON: A towering gate that seems to lead nowhere, situated somewhat incongruously on a triangular island created by the intersection of three main roads west of Riyadh, is now an architectural mystery even to …

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This showcase will shine the spotlight on student films from the U of A | Movies

For the first time since 2019, the University of Arizona School of Theater, Film & Television will screen its student films at the Fox Tucson Theater downtown. Homecoming on Saturday, May 7 at 7 p.m. will feature a dozen student films that run the gamut from comedy, drama, horror, and …

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Our Chicago: Advocates discuss Chinatown’s growing community and efforts to end hate crimes during Asia-Pacific American Heritage Month

CHICAGO (WLS) — May is Asia-Pacific American Heritage Month. We spoke with the leaders of two organizations working to empower the Asian American community in Chicago. Grace Pai is the executive director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice Chicago, which marks a milestone: 30 years in the city. It began in …

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Bucks County Playhouse Opens Its 83rd Season With New AMERICAN JADE Play

When award-winning actress and playwright Jodi Long took her first steps onto the Broadway stage in Sidney Lumet’s production of “Nowhere to Go But Up,” she was entering a professional world that ran through her family line. His vaudevillian parents had long walked the stage – in fact, as part …

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Film/Animation Semi-Finalists – Orange County Register

From a list of 49 nominees, the following 15 students were selected as semi-finalists for 2022 Film/Animation Artist of the Year. The students were chosen by a panel of teachers based on written statements, sample films and artistic CVs. Included are links to their work, the specialty in which they …

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Eleven artists will pass between the panels of speakers at the Festival of Books

The Fête du Livre is back, as is live music. From the immense Trojan talent available, 11 student and alumni acts were chosen to perform on the USC stage during the two-day festivities. SATURDAY PROGRAM Greta Pasca Let yourself be carried away by the music of folk-rock singer/songwriter Greta Pasqua, …

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APOS Asia Convention will return as an in-person event

The all-powerful entertainment industry conference APOS will return this year as an in-person event after two years of online-only sessions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, instead of being operated in its usual April slot from a resort in Bali, Indonesia, APOS 2022 will take place September 27-29 in …

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Reel Sisters donates $15,000 to 3 BIPOC creative women for film projects

Photos: Reel Sisters New York, NY – Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series, the Academy’s first qualifying festival dedicated to women filmmakers, recently announced the winners of their Micro Budget Film Fellowship. The grant offers creators the opportunity to produce the pilot of a web series …

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godard: Odia’s film is ready for the UK Fest date | Bhubaneswar News

Bhubaneswar: Odia’s film ‘Adieu Godard’ has been selected to screen at the prestigious 24th UK Asian Film Festival (UKAFF) which starts on May 4. One of the renowned film festivals in the UK, the event is supported by the British Film Institute (BFI) and the Arts Council of England.“It is …

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Best things to do this week: April 11-17, 2022

The Road to River Revival Concert Series returns this week to Market Square Park in downtown | Courtesy of Market Square Park Updated Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. Make the most of your week with our top 15 festivals, events and things to do this week in Houston …

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North by North International Film Festival announces varied lineup – Reuters

DULUTH – Zeitgeist has announced the lineup for its first international film festival North by North. More than 80 films of varying lengths will be screened at the nonprofit’s Zeitgeist Zinema from April 27 through May 1. “The primary aim of the festival is to provide a platform for filmmakers …

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After a festival, Aditya Kriplani struggles to get his film released | Web series

Filmmaker Aditya Kriplani Not todaywhich tackles the subject of suicide and mental health, has traveled to various film festivals and won awards, but the path to its release proves to be an arduous one. He reveals that with OTT having become dependent on stars, independent filmmakers have to pay the …

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Queer Parivaar shows how to make LGBTQ+ South Asians feel seen

Bollywood, loved by millions for its opulence, melodramatic storylines and long dance sequences, still has a long way to go in representing people’s real life experiences. Its queer representation, for example, is sorely lacking. That’s why filmmaker Shiva Raichandani set out to change the narrative, delivering the dynamism of India’s …

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It’s Wicked Queer LGBTQ+ Festival time of year; ‘Morbius’, ‘Banyan Tree’ and ‘Apollo’ reviewed

Film Ahead is a weekly column highlighting special events and repertoire programming for the discerning Camberville movie buff. It also includes capsule reviews of films that are not subject to a feature film review. Film festivals the bad fagot folk kicks off the 38th Boston LGBTQ+ Film Festival on April …

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Fuse Media Launches Latino Vibes and Camptastic Channels FAST – The Streamable

Entertainment company Latino Fuse announced during its 2022 upfront presentation on Thursday that it will launch two new ad-supported free-to-air TV channels before the end of the year. The first, Latino Vibes, will be dedicated to English-language Latino entertainment and will celebrate “our vibrant and diverse culture where family is …

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The Asian Cinema Fund (ACF) 2022 resumes its programs after 2 years!

Tuesday, March 29, 2022, 6:39 a.m.Press release: BIFF Asian Cinema Fund (ACF), a support program of the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) to showcase film projects by talented filmmakers from Korea and Asia, is accepting submissions. Champion of Korean and Asian films, the Asian Cinema Fund (ACF) calls for applications …

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DocuTime bows out and celebrates founder Paula Haller

Paula Haller presents “Science Fair” at a previous DocuTime Film Festival. (Courtesy of Mary Bradley) The art of documentary filmmaking has always been the passion of Paula Haller, founder of the nearly two-decade-old DocuTime Film Festival. The festival will end for a good Sunday after the retirement of the octogenarian. …

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CMU International Film Festival tackles big issues with two weeks of screenings | Screen | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge Photo: Courtesy of Carnegie Mellon University International Film Festival Luzzu For more than two weeks, the Carnegie Mellon University International Film Festival will draw audiences in with a selection of films from around the world, many of which will screen in Pittsburgh for …

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Amazon Prime Video will premiere a new Tamil film starring Akshara Haasan and Usha Uthup

NEW DELHI : Amazon Prime Video will premiere Tamil coming-of-age comedy-drama, Achcham Madame Naanam Payirppu with Akshara Haasan in the lead role, with Usha Uthup, Anjana Jayaprakash, Malgudi Subha, Janaki Sabesh and Suresh Chandra Menon in key roles. Produced by Trend Loud and written and directed by Raja Ramamurthy, the …

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Takeshi Kitano will receive a lifetime award – The Hollywood Reporter

The pioneering Far East Film Festival in Italy will honor Japanese actor, director, comedian, TV presenter and yakuza film legend Takeshi Kitano with its Golden Mulberry Award, a lifetime achievement honor that recognizes outstanding contributions to popular cinema. The 75-year-old artist, also known by his stage name ‘Beat Takeshi’, will …

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SXSW 2022: Slash/Back, smooth and silent, Nika | Parties and awards

Set in the small arctic hamlet of Pangnirtung, Nunavut, on the longest day of the year when the sun does not set for 24 hours, writer-director Nyla Innuksuk harnesses her personal experience to create a coming of age adult with a touch of alien invasion. Co-written with Ryan Cavan, “Slash/Return” …

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DPA is back with its Hollywood Awards giveaway suite at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel

‘DPA pre-Oscars 2022 giveaway suite’ will provide gifts to nominees and show support for Ukrainians in need LOS ANGELES, California, U.S., March 14, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Nathalie Dubois and DPA are back Oscars week, with the ‘pre-Oscars DPA giveaway suite’ featuring top companies showcasing their produced in the garden and …

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‘Semkhor’ Voted ‘Best Indian Cinema’ at Bengaluru International Film Festival » News Live TV » Assam

Guwahati: Yet another feather in the cap of acclaimed Assamese filmmaker Aimee Baruah, his Dimasa language feature film “Semkhor” was awarded the “Best Indian Cinema” award at the prestigious Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFes). Baruah received the award from Governor Thawar Chand Gehlot. The film festival is organized by Karnataka …

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My big break was a movie about my dad. Then he died

This first-person chronicle is written by filmmaker Ian Bawa. For more information on CBC’s First Person Stories, please see frequently asked questions. When I was a child, my father sometimes bullied me. He would be my mother’s “bad cop” who played the role of “good cop”. When I was 20, …

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The Seattle Asian American Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary

by Amanda Ong This year, the Seattle Asian American Film Festival (SAAFF) celebrates its 10th anniversary with virtual features as well as in-person screenings at the Stonehouse Café and the Northwest Film Forum. For its second year online, SAAFF will offer more than 100 short and feature films, documentaries, animated …

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5 Film Festivals Take Over the Movie Screen in Denver and Boulder

The big screen is coming to Denver this weekend with offerings for everyone at five top film festivals. 📽 The 18th edition The Boulder International Film Festival opens this weekend at the Boulder Theatre. Watch “The Duke” with actress Helen Mirren or “The Rust” by Alec Baldwin. Baldwin will also …

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Hong Kong Industry Director Jacob Wong Explains How to Take Films From ‘Cradle to Maturity’ | Characteristics

It has been six months since the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFS) brought together all of its industry initiatives under one roof, appointing Jacob Wong as Director of HKIFF Industry. The film festival programming and project market veteran previously served as the director of the Hong Kong-Asia Film …

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How to watch movies online in Les Biffes?

For the first time, the Bengaluru International Film Festival (Biffes) will screen films online. In a bid to meet the challenges of the pandemic, organizers are expected to host the festival in a hybrid model from March 3-10. So how does this system work? Online movie screening is a new …

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Ukrainian Film Academy calls for boycott of Russian cinema after invasion

The Ukrainian Film Academy has called for an international boycott of Russian cinema as military troops step up their invasion of Ukraine. The academy, which said it speaks on behalf of the society of Ukrainian film professionals and cultural figures, filed an online petition calling on film institutions and professionals …

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PH cinema’s global victories will be honored at the FDCP’s cinema ambassadors evening

John Arcilla will lead the winners of the 6th Film Ambassadors Night of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) to be held on February 27 at the newly renovated Metropolitan Theater (MET). John won the Volpi Cup at the 78th Venice International Film Festival for his fine performance …

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Chrissie Chau’s lead actress in Macao film Madalena nominated for Best Actress at Hong Kong Film Awards

MACAO, February 23 – The list of nominees of the “40and Hong Kong Film Awards’ came out recently. Actress Chrissie Chau was nominated for Best Actress as she was the lead actress in the Macau film Madalena, one of the projects selected under the “Feature Film Production Support Program” of …

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San Francisco Arts and Culture Scene Comes to Life in 2022 | India is blooming

Few cities can boast a similar concentration of world-renowned arts organizations, such a rich array of smaller arts organizations, or such a deep community of creative artists and performers as San Francisco – who contribute all to the unique character of the city. Read on for the latest arts and …

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mahishasur marddini: Mahishasur Marddini competing with international films at the Bengaluru Film Festival | Bengali Cinema News

Mahishasur Marddini (Eng: A Night to Remember) by Ranjan Ghosh will compete with 13 other films from Iran, Israel, Japan, China, Philippines, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh in the Asian Cinema Competition section of the 13th Bengaluru International Film Festival. The festival will start on March 3 and run until …

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Turn off the lights! The Big Muddy Film Festival returns to familiar surroundings

CARBONDALE — As the 44th annual Big Muddy Film Festival prepares for another year of showcasing some of the best independent filmmakers, one of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s signature events will return to a more familiar setting: a theater. After the 2021 edition was limited to a virtual format due …

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A woman’s journey to independence – LE CAROLINIEN

Moulins de Corban Personal editor On February 2, 2022, I had the honor of watching a special screening of “I Am Belmaya”, a documentary about a Nepalese woman who navigates her way through Nepal’s caste system. Belmaya Nepali gains independence by using cinema to break down this social stratification. Belmaya …

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Bangladeshi Rubaiyat Hossain prepares Berlin co-production market project “Difficult Bride”

Acclaimed Bangladeshi director Rubaiyat Hossain, known for her powerful women-centric films, has a new project participating in the Berlinale Co-Production Market and is launching a Female Filmmaker Fellowship. Her Berlinale co-production market project, “The Difficult Bride,” follows Novera, a bride-to-be from present-day Dhaka who is in love with the groom …

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EFM’s Themba Bhebhe explains why structural change is needed in the film industry | News

The theme of diversity and inclusion is at the heart of this year’s European Film Market Online Industry Sessions, taking place under the banner ‘Shaping Change’. Themba Bhebhe, who leads diversity and inclusion for the EFM, has put together a series of in-depth discussions, podcasts and special initiatives tackling issues …

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Things to do in Miami: Wynwood Life Festival, February 19-20, 2022

Life is slowly but surely returning to its colorful and tangy image in Wynwood. And what better indicator than to see the Wynwood Life festival back on the calendar? After a year-long hiatus, the eighth installment of the multi-faceted shindig premieres February 19-20 at Wynwood Marketplace. In line with previous …

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My Journey to the Oscars: Juho Kuosmanen, ‘Compartment 6’ Director

In a new series, Variety meets the directors of the films shortlisted for the International Feature Film Oscar to discuss their journey to the awards, what they’ve learned so far and what caught them off guard. A crush that quickly became a word-of-mouth hit at Cannes, Juho Kuosmanen’s “Compartment No. …

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National Arts Month: Even cemeteries are being used as places to keep the arts alive during the pandemic

MANILA, Philippines — The annual celebration of National Arts Month in February is mandated under Presidential Proclamation No. 683, issued in 1991. In 1992, Republic Act 7356 appointed six agencies to carry out national arts and culture guidelines. These are the offices of the National Museum of the Philippines, the …

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Rye alum produces documentary to raise awareness about domestic violence

Reading time: 4 minutes By Pooja Rambaran In April 2016, while in her second year of journalism at Ryerson, Serena Lalani, then 19, wrote a blog post detailing her escape from an abusive relationship. After years of muscle aches and bruises, jealousy, possessiveness and hateful words spat out at her, …

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Festivals are a space for new voices and political debate, Rotterdam panel finds | News

IDFA Artistic Director Orwa Nyrabia spoke virtually with three filmmakers at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) to highlight the growing importance of festivals as spaces for political debate. Nyrabia was joined by US-based artist, programmer and researcher Abby Sun, and Indian filmmakers Pooja Shetty and Neil Pagedar. They urged …

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12 Filipino movies to watch in 2022

The columnist (center) with Jun Robles Lana (right) — director of ‘Amoral’ and ‘About Us But Not About Us’ — and director Percy Intalan. Filipino cinema is alive and well – take a look at some of the films slated for release this year. Despite being in the midst of …

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Asian Film Festivals in 2022 – The Reel Bits

The past two years have made us think about what the future of film festivals could be. After all, global festivals have evolved so much over the past few years that they might need to take a Dramamine for motion sickness. Yet cinema always finds a way. As we look …

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Netflix, Tribeca Studios and Gold House Unveil Three API Directors for First-Ever Future Gold Film Fellowship

Netflix, Tribeca Studios and Gold House have teamed up to launch the first promotion of the Future Gold Film Fellowship, featuring directors Lloyd Lee Choi, Erin Lau and Derek Nguyen. The Gold Film Fellowship was designed with Asian and Pacific Islander (API) filmmakers in mind and will give all three …

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The best things to do in Dallas this weekend – Lunar New Year celebrations, Galentine pop-ups and film festivals

From Lunar New Year celebrations to Galentine’s Day pop-ups, these are the best things to do in Dallas this weekend. Vietnamese Ngon Cuisine celebrates the Lunar New Year with a 3-day festival. (Photo by Thanin Viriyaki) Celebrate the Lunar New Year The second weekend of 15th Annual Asia Time Square …

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‘Thought Hope Frozen’ had gone as far as it could: Pailin Wedel

The Emmy-winning film, now streaming on Netflix, proves that life, death, science and religion are not mutually exclusive After creating waves at over 20 festivals around the world and winning a plethora of awards, the Thai film, frozen hopen, won none other than Best Emmy Award recently. It is also …

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Last Minute Weekend Ideas in the DC Area 1/20-1/23

A “Roomie-bot”. Photo courtesy of Arts and Industries Building. Have a nice week end Hello neighbor, A scoop for you! The National Geographic Museum has just announced that it reopen in February with two exhibitions: “Once Upon a Climb: Stories From Everest” and “The Greatest Wildlife Photographs”. The museum offers …

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‘Bravo’ for a South Asian girl – Times News Online

Published on January 14, 2022 at 9:03 p.m. Anjali is a girl who is not afraid to take on challenges. She won’t let them stop her from achieving her goals. She looks a lot like Sheetal Sheth, author of the picture books that started with “Always Anjali” and the second …

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