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FESTIVALS: Sofia Film Festival 2022 set ...

SOFIA: 26th Sofia International Film Festival will take place from March 10-31, 2022, returning to its traditional physical event form. A total of 80 films from its programming will be screened online at the same time. Bulgaria’s most important film industry event Sofia Meetings postpones its 19th edition to the beginning of the summer. The […]

8th Annual Women’s Voices Now Film Festi

8th Annual Women’s Voices Now Film Festival Film screening begins March 1, 2022, awards ceremony March 24, 2022 with keynote speaker Jaina Lee Ortiz ROLLING HILLS ESTATE, CA, USA, February 22, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Join sponsors Sony Pictures, Filmocracy, The Lantos Foundation and OUT.LI.ER, for the 8th Annual Women’s Voices Now Film Festival on March […]

INSIDE THE FLX: Geneva Winter Arts and F...

Parade of winter lanterns in downtown Geneva The parade is a chance for the community to come together and celebrate, while stimulating creativity and the arts with local schools, community groups and other partners. GBID Executive Director Michael Mills has lived in Atlanta for nearly 20 years and was struck by the beauty of their […]

Fertile Ground, the annual festival for ...

If there’s one word that describes Fertile Ground, it’s “raw”. Since its inception in 2009, the annual New Works Festival has become the best place in town to experience theatre, film and dance that has not been forgotten in the studio – an art that exists at the intersection of imperfection, vitality and risk. Fertile […]

‘Koozhangal’ wins top prize at 20th Dhak

‘Laal Moroger Jhuti’, ‘Chandrabati Kotha’ and ‘Ajob Karkhana’ claimed glory for Bangladesh A B January 24, 2022, 2:05 PM Last modification: January 24, 2022, 2:17 PM The 20th Dhaka International Film Festival ended on January 23. Photo: courtesy “> The 20th Dhaka International Film Festival ended on January 23. Photo: courtesy The 20th Dhaka International […]

New Brunswick’s New Jersey Film Festival

The 2022 Spring New Jersey Film Festival has unveiled its exciting film lineup. Curated from more than 633 entries from independent filmmakers around the world and selected by an exclusive jury of media professionals, academics, journalists and students, the films encompass a multitude of genres and span experimental and short films from the Festival. The […]

Flicks, Bears and Omicron – The Berlin S

Berlin’s most famous festival, the Berlinale, is not intimidated by the Corona pandemic. Organizers say they will go ahead and let it go. Eighteen films are in competition for the most important awards. Berlin, January 20, 2022 (The Berlin Spectator) — When we hike in the Rocky Mountains, we don’t really want to see bears. […]

Elaheh Nobakht, Negin Ahmadi on Dhaka Fi...

TEHRAN — Iranian filmmakers Elaheh Nobakht and Negin Ahmadi are among the juries of the 20th Dhaka International Film Festival, which is currently taking place in the Bangladeshi capital. Nobakht is on the jury of the Women Filmmakers competition, which also includes Turkish TV channel Oya Dogan, Bulgarian filmmaker Yana Lekarska and Bangladeshi documentary filmmaker […]

7 Sundance Film Festival 2022 movies to ...

The lineup for the 2022 Sundance Film Festival was recently announced, and there are a handful of Latin movies (or films featuring Latin talent) you should circle on your calendar. The hybrid festival will take place in-person in Utah and on online platforms from January 20-30, 2022. In a statement, Sundance Film Festival programming director […]

This Year’s SLO Jewish Film Festival Aim

Refugees from Sudan and Eritrea seeking new life in Israel. Woman growing facial hair as she channels a deceased rabbi. Albanians protecting Jewish men in WWII as the Nazis draw closer. These are just some of the stories the SLO Jewish Film Festival will help tell starting January 9. With 25 films from at least […]

Turkish film “Between Two Dawns” awarded

The special jury prizes were awarded to the Egyptian film ‘Feathers’ and ‘El Planeta’ by Amalia Ulman. Turkish thriller ki Şafak Arasında (Between two dawn), directed by Selman Nacar, won the best film award worth € 18,000 ($ 20,000) at the 39th edition of the Turin Film Festival, which took place from November 26 to […]

Turkish thriller wins Turin Film Festiva...

Turkish director Selman Nacar’s “Between Two Dawns”, a tense moral thriller exploring ethical and family responsibilities over a 24-hour period, won the highest honor at the 39th edition of the Turin Film Festival, which took place from November 26. – December 4. Chaired by director Ildikó Enyedi and made up of actor Alessandro Gassmann, composer […]

Alexandria Film Festival 2021 extended t...

ALEXANDRIA, VA — The Alexandria Film Festival, a regional showcase for independent films from around the world, has been extended for an additional 15 days, the festival’s executive committee announced. The 15-day extension is a nod to the festival’s 15th anniversary. Originally scheduled for November 11-25, the festival is taking place in a virtual format. […]

‘Dear Thomas’ from Germany wins Best Fil

The German drama of Andreas Kleinert Dear Thomas received the Grand Prize at the 2021 Black Nights Film Festival, held in Tallinn, the Estonian capital. The landmark black-and-white biopic follows the struggles of East German author and filmmaker Thomas Brasch, played by Albrecht Schuch, who was also named best actor at the Black Nights closing […]

Asian World Film Festival Launches TV Aw...

– The Asian World TV Series Awards start in May 2022 in Istanbul – AWFF 2022 will take place from November 9 to 18 in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, November 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Asian World Film Festival (AWFF) has announced the launch of another television festival: Asian World TV Series Awards […]

Les Arcs Film Festival unveils the progr...

Les Arcs Film Festival, the European film festival programmed by Tribeca artistic director Frédéric Boyer and located in the French Alps, unveiled the programming of its Co-production Village which will be back live after a virtual 2020 edition. The 13th edition of the Industry Sidebar will feature 18 projects in development from 11 countries, including […]

Oakmont celebrates all that falls at the...

Despite a tenuous start to the weather, the Oakmont Fall Festival and Halloween Parade went according to plan on October 30. Costumed children and their parents marched on Allegheny River Boulevard to kick off the day. The Riverview Marching Band led the 10 a.m. parade to celebrate the day’s festivities. Immediately afterwards, the entire festival […]

Four films to see at the Sixth Milwaukee...

Launched by the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition in 2015, the Milwaukee Muslim Film Festival shares films from around the world to encourage meaningful reflection and discussion about Muslims and their experiences. The festival enters its sixth year of programming at the Oriental Theater (in person with COVID protocols) with eight films that transcend countries, languages […]

The Cambridge Film Festival is back with...

The Cambridge Film Festival (CFF) returns next month and moviegoers can look forward to 95 titles from 44 countries, 21 British feature films and five more feature films making their European premieres. Ali & Ava, on view at the 40th Cambridge Film Festival. Image: Altitude The festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary, making it the […]

Bosphorus Film Festival to welcome visit...

ISTANBUL The 9th Bosphorus Film Festival will be open to visitors in Istanbul from October 23-30, organizers said. class = “cf”> The festival will not take place online and is expected to bring together people from Turkey and abroad, according to Emrah Kılıç, artistic director of the event. The festival will take place with the […]

Annual festival on Main returns post COV...

The annual Town of Hardeeville on Main Festival is back after being canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19. The festival will be held at the Richard Gray Recreation Complex Park Friday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., according to a press release from the Town of Hardeeville. […]

Bookmarks 16th Annual Book and Authors’

Festival-goers watch Cinda Williams Chima’s Shattered Realms series during the 15th Annual Book and Authors’ Festival on September 7, 2019, in downtown Winston-Salem. Anna Hill, 9, flips through “The Baby-Sitters Club” by author and illustrator Gale Galligan, during the 15th Annual Book and Authors’ Festival on September 7, 2019, in downtown Winston-Salem. Festival-goers peruse the […]

‘Simply Slavic’ | Sixth Annual Festival

JOHNSTOWN, Pennsylvania – A full lineup of authentic music, food, crafts and presentations will be featured at the Johnstown Slavic Festival. The sixth annual festival will take place from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on September 17 and from noon to 9 p.m. on September 18 in the parking lot and courtyard of the Heritage […]

Drag Queen Bingo forces Howell town lead...

HOWELL, Mich. (WXYZ) — Howell is the small, conservative town with a big diversity controversy. For 60 years, the Melon Festival has taken place as a family weekend linked to the local culture. It was canceled last year due to COVID. It was canceled this year after Drag Queen Bingo was added as an attraction. […]

Annual feast of the Basilica of Notre-Da...

The 439th annual Notre-Dame des Neiges Basilica festival, which will begin on July 26 with the flag hoisting, will take place without the participation of parishioners this year also due to lockdown restrictions induced by COVID-19. The annual celebration which would begin with the hoisting of the flag on July 26 will end with the […]

Turkish film “Ghosts” wins two prizes at

ISTANBUL Written and directed by Azra Deniz Okyay, “Hayaletler” (Ghosts) returned with the “Best Director” and “Best Actress” awards from the Casablanca Independent Film Festival, which ended on February 2. class = “cf”> The film was featured as one of the Top 10 Non-US Releases by the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) last week. It […]

New York announces official lineup for 1...

The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan’s ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York, announces its full lineup of films for its 12th annual festival, which runs March 31-April 6. Tickets go on sale March 4 and can be purchased at ny.reelabilities.org. Watch the festival trailer here: https://bit.ly/2wwjG8B The 2020 ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York continues to raise the […]

New York Turkish Film Festival is in Dec...

Disclosure: This article may contain affiliate links, which means that at no additional cost to you, we will earn a commission if you click and make a purchase. Özgür Töre November 28, 2019 The iconic cultural event of the American Turkish Society, New York Turkish Film Festival will take place from December 12 to 15, […]

Iconic Turkish film festival returns wit...

What’s in a name? For the iconic Adana film festival, the return to its original name – Golden Boll, which takes its name from the rounded cottonseed grown in abundance in the region – after three years has been a major political victory. Former Adana mayor Huseyin Sozlu of the far-right Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) […]

An act of kindness backfires in Turkish ...

The kindness of strangers is totally overrated. That’s what Tufan realizes when he picks up his elderly neighbor Huriye after a bad fall. The first shock is the cost of his medications. Another is the realization that Tufan could be struggling with Huriye for much longer than expected since his daughter will have nothing to […]

The Boone Film Festival hosts the 3rd an...

Boone Film Festival will host its third annual festival this year in late fall. The festival will present films in three different thematic categories: adventure, culture and environment. There is also a youth category for filmmakers 17 and under. Admission is charged for the public. Although the film submission deadlines have passed, the Boone Film […]

Belgium’s Not-So-Turkish “Turkish” Villa

The inhabitants of Faymonville, a small village in Liège, Belgium, have considered themselves Turks for centuries despite being hundreds of kilometers from Turkey. The village even holds an annual Turkish festival, which attracts thousands of people, especially Turks, from all over Belgium and Europe. This year’s festival took place on Monday. During the Turkish holiday, […]