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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Ukrainian-Turkish film wins ‘Best Direct

Ukraine-Turkey war drama “Klondike,” directed by Maryna Er Gorbach and co-produced by Mehmet Bahadır Er, won the “Best Director” award in the “World Cinema Dramatic” category at the Sundance Film Festival, a premier film festival, where it was premiered. “A film about the choices we make as the world crumbles, bringing it to life with […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

The Berlin Film Festival finalizes the p...

Program announcements continue this week for the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival, with the full Panorama lineup now confirmed. In addition to the first titles unveiled in April, there are films including that of Alain Guiraudie nobody’s hero, which opens the shutter this year. The titles that will participate in the Berlinale Series Market and […]

Jaipur International Film Festival: Amid...

‘Nani’ from India and ‘The Healing Land’ from Peru receive Green Rose Award, 80-year-old screenwriter Javed Siddiqui received Life Time Achievement Award, Best Actress: Matilda from Angels of Switzerland Film: Atlas, Best Actor : India K Yashwand Anand Gupta Film: 4 Some, award for best original screenplay: “Leader” of Poland Location Maharana Pratap Auditorium, times […]

A complete guide to the list of films sc...

The 19th Chennai International Film Festival is drawing to a close. The eight-day film festival with a slate of 121 films from 53 countries will end on January 6 with the screening of Vortex directed by Gaspar Noé. Indian movies like Udanpirappe, Nayattu, among others were also screened during the festival. Here is the January […]

Parey Hut Love wins the Wholesome Entert...

The 2019 romantic comedy from director Asim Raza Parey Hut Amour won the Best Picture Award in Wholesome Entertainment at the South Asia Forum for Creative Art and Heritage (SAFACH) International Film Festival. SAFACH is South Asia’s first international borderless traveling film festival. It held its third edition this month from December 18-23 in Vrindavan, […]

Dublin Film Festival unveils short films...

The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival has unveiled its short film program which will include 48 short films spread over six different presentations. The collection of featured shorts comes from at home and abroad by established and emerging filmmakers. With a selection of highlights from Screen Ireland’s funding programs, as well as a new […]

Turkey accused of blocking Kurdish film ...

Turkey accused of pressuring the organizers of a film festival in the town of Sulaimaniyah in Iraqi Kurdistan to cancel the screening of an award-winning film illustrating the resistance of the youth wing of the Workers’ Party of Kurdistan (PKK) against the Turks. the army during its three-month siege in Sur, the historic heart of […]

Berlin Film Festival unveils its first t...

The Berlin International Film Festival 2022 has unveiled its first titles, including seven films invited to the Berlinale Special program. You can see the full list of confirmed movies below. These seven include that of Peter Flinth Against the ice, with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Joe Cole, Heida Reed and Charles Dance, and Laurent Larivière About Jeanne, […]

New York Jewish Film Festival to Show Va...

A scene from “Neighbors”, the opening film of the 2022 New York Jewish Film Festival. Photo: NYJFF. The 31st annual New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF) is scheduled to take place next month and will feature 33 Jewish-themed films from around the world. The lineup includes 24 feature films and nine short films, as well […]

Jewish Museum and Film at Lincoln Center...

The Jewish Museum and Film at Lincoln Center will present the 31st annual New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF) in person and virtually from January 12 to 25, 2022. Among the oldest and most influential Jewish film festivals in the world, NYJFF presents the best documentary, narrative and short films from around the world that […]

Saudi film festival is “laundering” by a

Saudi Arabia has opened its first international film festival amid accusations the government is using culture to whitewash its poor human rights record, just days after a similar controversy overshadowed its first time by organizing a Formula 1 race. The Red Sea Festival has attracted international stars including Hilary Swank, Clive Owen and Vincent Cassel. […]

Movie buffs can savor Vancouver Turkish ...

This year’s Vancouver Turkish Film Festival presents seven award-winning feature films, one documentary and two films directed by women. The opening film, Two types of people / Ä°nsanlar Ä°kiye Ayrilir, is not offered in person until 6:30 p.m. on Friday, December 10 at the Goldcorp Center for the Arts at SFU Woodward’s. Directed by Tunç […]

The 16th Cyprus International Film Festi...

LARNACA, CYPRUS – In a dark public theater, a Russian artist sang “Shallow”, Lady Gaga’s hit song from A star is born (2018), to a small but dedicated audience. This eclectic scene of the globalization of film culture took place in the coastal town of Larnaca as part of the 16th Cyprus International Film Festival, […]

24th ARPA International Film Festival en...

From left to right: Sonia Keshishian, Sylvia Minassian, Manvel Saribekyan and Maral Kazazian, director Arpa IFF From left to right: Ara Mnatsakyanyan, Ara Najarian and Paula Devine The 24th Arpa International Film Festival, one of Hollywood’s oldest film festivals, screened 70 films from 21 different countries, featuring films, documentaries, short films, animated films and music […]

Claire Denis, Michel Franco, Abner Benai...

Throughout the pandemic that ravaged Central America, the region’s most important film event, the Panama International Film Festival (IFF Panama), practically continued in its continued attempt to bolster projects. and local talent. To mark its 10th anniversary this year, a smaller hybrid edition will begin on December 3 with “Plaza Catedral”, Panama’s Oscar submission, and […]

‘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 […]

“Zalava” wins awards at Duhok Internatio

TEHRAN – Iranian director Arsalan Amiri won the award for best director for his drama “Zalava” at the 8th Duhok International Film Festival in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Navid Purfaraj also won the Best Actor award for his role in the film, winner of the Grand Prize at the 36th Venice International Film Critics’ […]

Baku International Short Film Festival c...

November 24, 2021 3:17 PM (UTC + 04: 00) 702 By Laman Ismayilova The 12th Baku International Short Film Festival (BISFF) was held in Baku. Speaking at the closing ceremony, festival director Fahruz Shamiyev said BISFF has aimed to support domestic directors and screen international films since its inception in 2004. Previously, the festival featured […]

Pune International Film Festival: With f...

The 19th edition of Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) is scheduled to be held from December 2-9. Film buffs can make the most of the opportunity as online registration for delegates will begin from Thursday, while on-site registration at festival venues will begin on November 22. The film festival will be held at three venues […]

10th International Children’s Rights Fil

Start of the International Film Festival on the Rights of the Child The Children’s Rights Film Festival, supported by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, begins on November 12. As part of the festival to be held online due to the pandemic, 41 films will be open to children and adults for 8 days. Awareness studies are […]

Sharjah Film Platform: 50 films screened...

Sharjah Art Foundation. Image Credit: Provided The Sharjah Art Foundation has announced a busy lineup for the fourth edition of its annual film festival, Sharjah Film Platform. Running from November 19-27, the Sharjah Film Platform will offer theatrical screenings of more than 50 films, including world and regional premieres. The festival will end with an […]

‘Xogun’ selected for International Child

The Assamese short film “Xogun (vulture)”, directed and scripted by Utpal Borpujari and adapted from an acclaimed short story by famous writer-journalist Manoj Kumar Goswami, has been shortlisted for the International Children’s Rights Film Festival ( ICRFF), to be held in Izmir city of Turkey. The festival, held annually to raise awareness of children’s rights […]

End of applications for the 4th Internat...

Applications for the International Red Crescent Friendship Short Film Festival closed The Red Crescent International Friendship Short Film Festival, which will be held for the fourth time this year, will meet moviegoers from December 1-5. Applications for the 4th International Red Crescent Friendship Short Film Festival, organized by Balkon Film with the support of the […]

Asian World Film Festival kicks off with...

LOS ANGELES, 25 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – The 2021 Asian World Film Festival (AWFF) will kick off November, 1st To 5:30 p.m. PT with a red carpet and a 7:00 p.m. PST screening with the highly anticipated Marvel Studios of Oscar-winning director Chloé Zhao Eternals, featuring Gemma chan, Richard madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lia […]

End of applications for the 4th Internat...

Applications for the International Red Crescent Friendship Short Film Festival closed The Red Crescent International Friendship Short Film Festival, which will be held for the fourth time this year, will meet moviegoers from December 1-5. Applications for the 4th International Red Crescent Friendship Short Film Festival, organized by Balkon Film with the support of the […]

Jeddah Old Town to host Red Sea Internat...

Jeddah Old Town to host Red Sea International Film Festival Jeddah – The Red Sea International Film Festival will be located in the iconic Old Town of Jeddah, a piece of Jeddah history that has been perfectly preserved and preserves the soul of Jeddah culture and architecture. The launch of the festival is an opportunity […]

Academy Award-Approved Tehran Internatio...

The director of the 38th Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF), Sadegh Mousavi, said the event has become the only festival in Iran that has been endorsed by Oscar. Speaking at a press conference, Mousavi said: “I have been in charge of this cinematic event for five years and over those years we have seen […]

Iran International Children’s Film Festi

The closing ceremony of the 34th International Film Festival for Children and Youth was held in Tehran on Wednesday. The festival was organized in collaboration with the Iranian Cinema Organization, the Farabi Cinematic Foundation and the Municipality of Isfahan. The list of winners is as follows: The national section -Honorary diploma in the Corona Diaries […]

The Bosphorus Film Festival unveils its ...

The ninth edition of the Bosphorous Film Festival, which will be held in Istanbul from October 23-30, announced its opening and closing films on Tuesday. The festival will open with Bosnian director Danis Tanovic’s film “Not So Friendly Neighborhood Affair”, which premiered at the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival in August. Tanovic’s first film, “No Man’s […]

Bollywood Magic at Tashkent Internationa...

The recently concluded Tashkent International Film Festival saw the participation of 15 countries, including India, Italy, Russia, Egypt, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Israel, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, Tajikistan and Turkey, among others. The theme of this edition of the festival was “For Peace, Enlightenment and Progress”. The festival has a great history where once Raj Kapoor was […]

which Arab films are screened?

While it might not sound like it, the latest James Bond film No time to die isn’t the only film event taking place in Britain this week. The BFI London Film Festival kicks off with in-person and online screenings, panel discussions and masterclasses. Following the recent show The Time Is New: Selections from Contemporary Arab […]

Kunal Kapoor represents India at the Tas...

Actor Kunal Kapoor represents India at the prestigious Tashkent International Film Festival, which has a long Indian association dating back to Raj Kapoor’s visit to its inaugural edition in 1968. The festival, which was once a centerpiece of culture from the Soviet Union, is now hosted by Uzbekistan. Going international, Kunal is accompanied by several […]

Geographic diversity evident at Iran Chi...

The director of the international section of the 34th International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Raed Faridzadeh, said this year’s edition of the festival enjoys great geographic diversity due to the growing number of co-productions. He also unveiled his plan to create a permanent “video library” for the festival. Commenting on the characteristics of […]

The films that will compete in the Golde...

The films that will compete for the Golden Cocoon have been announced Among the 45 films nominated for the festival’s National Feature Film Competition, chaired by the Mayor of the Metropolitan Municipality of Adana, Zeydan Karalar, 10 works will be presented to the jury of the Golden Boll Awards. At the 13th Adana Golden Boll […]

Announcement of films in competition in ...

The films that will compete in the barrier-free film festival’s national feature film competition have been announced. Films that have achieved significant success at national and international festivals will compete in the Accessible Film Festival’s National Feature Film Competition, which will bring together cinephiles with online and physical screenings from October 11 to 17, 2021. […]

The 28th Adana Golden Boll International...

start of the island’s Golden Cocoon International Film Festival The promotional film for the Adana Golden Boll International Film Festival, which will be held September 13-19 this year, has been released. The festival is ready to meet moviegoers for the 28th time with a rich lineup. The theme of the festival this year will be […]

Turkish film wins best film award at top...

NEW YORK “FlaÅŸbellek” (Flash Drive), a film directed and written by Turkish Cypriot filmmaker DerviÅŸ Zaim, won the Best Picture award at the New York Independent Cinema Awards in the United States. class = “cf”> Well-known actors of Arab cinema, such as Salah Bakri, Ali Suleiman, Sara El Debuch and Husam Chadat, took part in […]

Palm Springs ShortFest 2021 opens with c...

The Palm Springs International ShortFest celebrated the return of in-person film festivals Tuesday night with a list of six ‘life-affirming’ comedy and documentary shorts, appearances by filmmakers and, potentially, a future red-haired spy. The 27th annual ShortFest, held at the Palm Springs Cultural Center, is the first film festival in California to be held in […]

Thin Line virtually presents its annual ...

Thin Line virtually hosted its annual film and music festival from Tuesday March 23 through Sunday March 28. People watched over 70 documentaries created by filmmakers from across the country and attended concerts featuring Jackson Scribner, Sunbuzzed, Simon Flory, among other performers. This year marks 14 years of entertainment at the International Film Festival for […]

Irish Film London celebrates St. Patrick...

03/14/2021 Irish Film London has once again teamed up with the Mayor of London to bring together Londoners and the wider community for a very exciting lineup of new features, shorts, talks and live events from March 13-17 available on their new Eventive platform Presented with the support of the Greater London Authority, the IFL […]

Show must go on; The Vancouver Turkish ...

The 7th Vancouver Turkish Film Festival, which runs December 16-21 and co-presented with the Turkish Canadian Society, SFU Woodward Cultural Programs and the Northwest Film Forum, will be screened on an online platform due to the pandemic. Although we all fail to socialize in the movie theaters, we will enjoy the safety of the online […]

7th Vancouver Turkish Film Festival goes...

The seventh Vancouver Turkish Film Festival (VTFF), hosted by the Canadian-Turkish Society, will take place online this year from December 16 to 21 amid the coronavirus outbreak. As part of the festival, audiences can enjoy award-winning Turkish feature films and 10 short films in their homes with a cup of Turkish tea or coffee. The […]

Turkish Film Wins Best Screenplay Award ...

NEW YORK Kovan, a film directed and written by Turkish filmmaker Eylem Kaftan, has won six awards, including “Best Screenplay” and “Best Director” at the Chelsea Film Festival in the United States, according to the Hürriyet daily. class = “cf”> Starring the famous Turkish-German actress Meryem Uzerli, better known as Hürrem Sultan in the popular […]

Turkish film is a big hit at French fest...

ISTANBUL The film “Omar ve Biz” (Omar and us), directed by Matyna Er Gorbach and Mehmet Bahadır Er, won awards at an international festival. class = “cf”> The 2019 film, shot in collaboration with TRT with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, won three grand prizes at the 10th Southern European Film […]

Turkish film wins top prizes at European...

VECDÄ° SAYAR – ATHENS The 32nd Athens European Film Panorama Festival presented the awards at its closing ceremony on December 4. Two main prizes went to the Turkish film “Görülmüştür” (Passed through censorship), Serhat Karaaslan’s feature debut. class = “cf”> One of the prizes was the FIPRESCI (Federation of the International Film Press) prize, named […]

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) […]

Turkish film Ayla screened in New York

NEW YORK – Anadolu Agency The acclaimed Turkish film Ayla: The Daughter of War was screened in New York on March 8. class = “cf”> The film, based on a true story, tells the story of a Turkish sergeant and a five-year-old orphaned girl he found during the Korean War in 1950 was screened at […]

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 […]

Turkish refugee film aims for internatio...

By Nilay Kar Onum ISTANBUL A Turkish documentary recounting the desperate journeys of migrants seeking refuge in Europe is expected to win two awards at the Amsterdam International Film Festival in August. Produced by Turkish journalist Ayse Bohurler and directed by Enes Hakan Tokyay, Europe’s Trial With the Refugees was nominated for Best Director and […]

Turkish film wins first prize at Italian...

“The Dream of the Butterfly”, written by Yılmaz ErdoÄŸan, wins the first prize at the Terra di Siena International Film Festival in Italy. “The Dream of the Butterfly”, a Turkish film written and directed by Yılmaz ErdoÄŸan, won first prize in the best film category at the Terra di Siena International Film Festival in Italy […]