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A story set in Syrian Kurdistan

In an interview with a British newspaper, director Mano Khalil said: “The mere fact of saying that I am a Kurd is a political act. Khalil grew up in a Syrian Kurdish mountain village near the Turkish border when Hafez al-Assad was president. He has lived in Switzerland since 1996. Previously he studied history and […]

The 26th Sofia International Film Festiv...

03/10/2022 – The festival expresses its solidarity with Ukrainian filmmakers Humble by Svetoslav Draganov It would be hard to find a cinematic event more affected by the pandemic and the political climate than the Sofia International Film Festival, whose 26th edition starts today and will run until March 31. After a 2020 edition canceled a […]

The 26th Sofia International Film Festiv...

03/10/2022 – The festival expresses its solidarity with Ukrainian filmmakers Humble by Svetoslav Draganov It would be hard to find a cinematic event more affected by the pandemic and the political climate than the Sofia International Film Festival, whose 26th edition starts today and will run until March 31. After a 2020 edition canceled a […]

Kerala International Film Festival is ba...

The 26th International Film Festival kicks off from March 18-25 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, showcasing the resurgence of people in crisis due to the pandemic and war. The eight-day festival will screen over 180 films across 15 venues. This time, more than ten thousand delegates will be allowed to attend the party. Full room occupancy […]

Women’s International Film Festival Nige

In light of this, Girls Voices Initiative organized the Women’s International Film Festival Nigeria (WIFFEN) to celebrate female directors. 18 women from around the world in various roles in film have been recognized for their work globally. Speaking at the ceremony, festival director Carolyn Seaman said Prime Minister WIFFEN is in commemoration of International Women’s […]

The French Embassy joins forces with an ...

The PISCCA Program of the French Embassy in Nigeria in partnership with the Girl Nation Academy of Girls Voices Initiative has rewarded no less than 18 women in the film industry around the world The Award Festival, which goes by the name of Women’s International Film Festival Nigeria (WIFFEN), was an attempt to recognize women […]

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 […]

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World T...

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns to Sedona. For the eighth year, the Sedona International Film Festival brings the spirit of outdoor adventure and mountain culture to the land of the red rocks. This year’s screenings showcase the world’s best films on mountain sport, culture and the environment, allowing you to experience the […]

Nerges Abyar receives Director Achieveme...

TEHRAN — Iranian filmmaker Nerges Abyar received the Outstanding Director Award on Sunday at the 5th International Women Filmmakers Festival in Izmir, Turkey. The award was presented during the festival’s opening ceremony at the Ahmed Adnan Saygun Cultural Center, organizers said. Abyar is in Izmir to organize several masterclasses during the festival, which is organized […]

Epic Cycling, Rough Climbs and Elemental...

Jhe last two years have been difficult at times for those who enjoy outdoor sports. Climbers with no rocks at their doorstep have damaged their elbows hanging from the doorframes. Riders have invested in indoor training machines. For many, getting out means running through nearby parks and rushing to hills and lakes whenever the opportunity […]

Peaks & Valleys: Banff Mountain Film Fes

Saturday February 26, 2022 Credit: Twitter/@BanffMtnFest Last Thursday at the Corn Exchange, the Banff Mountain Film Festival world tour traveled to Cambridge. Named after the Canadian town of Banff, the festival aims to show the world’s best mountain-related films. Expect: rock climbing, extreme sports and documentaries about distant peoples and places. This year, the screenings […]

At the 2022 Berlin Film Festival, women ...

BERLIN — At this year’s Berlin Film Festival, films about women, for women and made by women took center stage. The festival’s first prize, the Golden Bear, was awarded to Spanish director Carla Simón for her film “Alcarràs”. Other coveted festival awards, Silver Bears, have been awarded to films directed by women, as has 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 […]

Klondike Film, another award from the Be...

Klondike Film, another award from the Berlin International Film Festival Kazanoutside The Ukrainian-Turkish co-production KLONDIKE, directed by Maryna Er Gorbach and co-produced by Mehmet Bahadır Er, in competition in the “Panorama” section of the Berlinale, won the Prix du Public / Prix du Public, which is the department’s grand prize, after the Ecumenical Jury Prize. […]

Turkish cinema will be promoted at the 7...

Turkish cinema will be promoted at the 72nd Berlin Film Festival Turkish cinema is promoted at the 72nd Berlin Film Festival this year. The “European Film Market” section of the 72nd Berlin Film Festival, where the festival section will be held physically, is held online. Film “Klondike” in the panoramic selection “Co-production support” by the […]

“Alcarràs” wins first prize at the Berli

Second prize went to prolific South Korean filmmaker Hong Sangsoo for “The Novelist’s Film,” a subtle conversation-driven drama centered around a series of encounters by a writer interested in making a film. Hong had won Best Director at the Berlinale (as the festival is known in Germany) only two years ago. A Special Jury Prize […]

Sarajevo Film Festival chief steps down ...

Sarajevo manager quits after 27 years Mirsad Purivatra, the founder of the Sarajevo Film Festival, leaves the post of director of the SFF after 27 years. Purivatra will assume the role of President of the Obala Art Centar Association, the umbrella organization of the Sarajevo Film Festival. Purivatra’s successor will be Jovan Marjanović, previously in […]

‘Rabiye Kurnaz Vs. George W. Bush’ – Ber

A determined Turkish mother confronts the authorities in Rabiye Kurnaz Vs. George W. BushAndreas Dresen’s drama that takes a light-hearted approach to a moving true story. Dresen’s first Berlin Film Festival competition film since 2015 As we dreamed, it stars comic actress Meltem Kaptan as Rabiye Kurnaz. She is a cheerful and effervescent woman living […]

The Mardi Gras film festival is back

The 29th Mardi Gras Film Festival is once again set to roll out the best of queer cinema from around the world from February 17 to March 3. With 119 films from 37 different countries lined up at the festival, 51 of which will make their Australian premiere, there’s something for everyone in the festival’s […]

Catch the Banff Mountain Film Festival W...

Flying a hot air balloon over Turkey, engaging with grizzly bears in Alaska, diving over a frozen lake, and cruising the streets of Chicago as a bicycle courier are among the subjects of the short films featured in the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour which will be screened in Redlands on February 25 and […]

The Red Sea Film Festival unveils the da...

FESTIVAL the Red Sea Film Festival announced that its second edition will run from December 1-10 this year, after its inaugural 2021 event saw nearly 140 films from 67 countries in 34 languages ​​screened for more than 30,000 ticket holders and more than 3,100 accredited guests from industry. The Festival will once again be held […]

Fun for all: UH KIDS FIRST! The Film Fe...

the uh CHILDREN FIRST! film festivalpresented by the Nearby college at the University of Hawaii in Mānoa, is back after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions. The 14th virtual uh CHILDREN FIRST! Film Festival will screen over 100 films made by student, independent and veteran filmmakers from 25 countries for children aged 2 to […]

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 […]

Sundance Film Festival 2022 Awards – Win

The Sundance Film Festival unveiled the winners of its 2022 edition on Friday. Like the rest of this year’s festival, which was forced to go entirely virtual due to Omicron’s recent push, the awards ceremony will unfolded on Twitter, with honors spread across the diverse lineup unlike last year, when CODA won top honors. Nikyatu […]

CineFestival announces 42nd annual festi...

The original San Antonio Latinx Film Festival returns July 7-11 to the Historic Guadalupe Theater with a strong presence of Texan filmmakers. With 80 films including 60% from the Lone Star State, a CineFestivala is the first of Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center’s programs to take place entirely in person after the pandemic shutdowns. This year, […]

The Reel Teal Film Festival Announces 16...

The 2021 Reel Teal Film Festival announced the winners of the 16th annual festival on March 15, 2021. Winners were selected from 37 film finalists and selected by UNCW student judges. The winners are: Best Documentary: “Baby Steps” directed by Kira Findling from the USA and “Satellite Boyfriend” directed by Lucy Collins from the USA. […]

BoxFest Detroit Announces 18th Annual Fe...

The producers of BoxFest Detroit have announced the performance dates for BoxFest Detroit 2020, an annual theater festival that showcases and creates opportunities for female directors. BoxFest Detroit 2020 will feature films, filmed theatrical performances and additional events featuring participating artists and staff. The festival, powered by Seed & Spark, will take place entirely online […]

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 […]

Turkish film ‘Winter Sleep’ wins top pri

Cannes Film Festival 2014: red carpet Cannes Film Festival 2014: red carpet – Actress Paz Vega poses for photographers as she arrives for the awards ceremony at the 67th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, Saturday May 24. Cannes Film Festival 2014: red carpet Cannes Film Festival 2014: red carpet – Elena Lyadova walks […]

Rare treat for Turkish moviegoers

Turkish Ambassador H Emre Yunt (second from right) with Turkish Airlines Managing Director Mehmed Caymaz (right); President of the Qatari-Turkish Businessmen’s Association, Sezai Arli (second from left); and a representative of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Aytug Fazil Plumer, during the opening of the second Doha Turkish Film Festival at the Villaggio Cinema yesterday. […]