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INTERVIEW: Idit Cebula, director of "Rue Mandar"

"Rue Mandar" shown in Miami,

director interviewed by IndieStreak

The French film "Rue Mandar" is among the films at Miami Jewish Film Festival. This delightful film takes viewers from laughter to heartbreak and makes them fall in love with the main characters. The story revolves…

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Added by Rachel Galvin on January 29, 2014 at 2:32am — No Comments

Miami Jewish Film Festival--Jan. 23-Feb. 3

The Miami Jewish Film Festival features a wide array of films in various locations. Their opening night gala kicked off the festivities on Jan. 23 at O Cinema with not only a showing of "When Comedy Went To School" by Lawrence Richards, but also a smorgasboard of kosher delights and libations.

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Added by Rachel Galvin on January 28, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Sundance Award Winners

U. S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic   Whiplash
U. S. Grand Jury Prize: Documentary   Rich Hill…
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Added by Rachel Galvin on January 28, 2014 at 11:41pm — No Comments

FILM REVIEW: "Aftermath"

By Rachel Galvin

"Aftermath," originally titled "Poklosie," directed by Wladyslaw Pasikowski, is listed as being a film about a Polish man who returns…

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Added by Rachel Galvin on January 27, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Visual Effects guru Dean Lyon wins award at MiSciFiFilm Fest

Congrats to Dean Lyon for winning a lifetime achievement award at the 1st annual Miami International Science Fiction Festival, held Jan. 17-19. Dean is best known for working on the Lord of the Rings trilogy, as well as Armageddon, Starship Troopers and countless others.

If you missed the event, find out…

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Added by Rachel Galvin on January 24, 2014 at 7:18pm — No Comments

Lion Ark nominated for 45th NAACAP Image Award

Lion Ark nominated for 45th NAACP Image Award Outstanding International Motion Picture by civil rights group

 

January 21, 2014, LOS ANGELES, CA – Lion Ark, the feature length documentary about the rescue of 25 lions from…

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Added by Rachel Galvin on January 21, 2014 at 2:11pm — No Comments

FLIFF Awards!

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Added by Rachel Galvin on November 12, 2013 at 4:25am — No Comments

Stan Lee's Comikaze honors Troma's Lloyd Kaufman

STAN LEE'S COMIKAZE EXPO GUEST OF HONOR, LLOYD KAUFMAN, TO PRESENT ENTERTAINING SCREENINGS, INFORMATIVE PANELS, AND EXCLUSIVE "RETURN TO NUKE 'EM HIGH: VOL. 1" FOOTAGE …

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Added by Rachel Galvin on October 30, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

PBIFF supporter of Sundance Institute Membership Program

PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL DESIGNATED A SUPPORTER OF THE 2014 SUNDANCE INSTITUTE

MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM…

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Added by Rachel Galvin on October 29, 2013 at 8:19pm — No Comments

CinemAbility screening Nov. 2

 
Special CinemAbility Screening set for …
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Added by Rachel Galvin on October 29, 2013 at 2:44am — No Comments

Gotham Independent Film Award nominees announced

Best Feature

12 Years a Slave

Steve McQueen, director; Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Bill Pohlad, Steve McQueen, Arnon Milchan, Anthony Katagas, producers. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

 

Ain’t Them…

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Added by Rachel Galvin on October 25, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

FILM REVIEW: "By Way of Home"

By Rachel Galvin

Director Isaak James has created another gem in "By Way of Home," a slice of life story set in a world where the over qualified are unemployed and forced to forgo their freedom and move back home. The story is all too real in recent modern times where the 99…

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Added by Rachel Galvin on October 24, 2013 at 1:34am — No Comments

Getting Your Work Into Film Festivals--Oct. 17

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Added by Rachel Galvin on October 15, 2013 at 1:10am — No Comments

Danforth Prince, publisher, "Those Glamorous Gabor Sisters" Book Tour

Tuesday, October 15

GUTS, GLAMOUR, GOULASH, AND GRIT

How Those Glamorous Gabors, Bombshells from Budapest, adapted the glittering social rituals of the Hapsburgs

Into new lives and new identities in AMERIKA and in Hollywood. At Cinema Paradiso, in cooperation with the

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (www.FLIFF.com) 503 SE 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (tel. 954/760-9898) 6:30-7:30pm: Courtyard…

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Added by Rachel Galvin on October 14, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments

"Free Ride" --opening night film for FLIFF

"Free Ride"

Friday, October 18, 2013 from 7:00 PM…
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Added by Rachel Galvin on October 14, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Scientists-Turned-Filmmakers work on feature

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Added by Rachel Galvin on March 8, 2013 at 2:30am — No Comments

BAFTA WINNERS 2013

Read it here first:…

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Added by Rachel Galvin on February 10, 2013 at 11:45pm — No Comments

FILM REVIEW: A Royal Affair

By Rachel Galvin

Academy Award nominated "A Royal Affair" is a sumptuous treat for those who love history. With ornate detail, the characters and settings come to…

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Added by Rachel Galvin on February 10, 2013 at 10:46pm — No Comments

FILM REVIEW: Nicky's Family

By Rachel Galvin

Told in black and white photos and videos, the story of Sir Nicholas Winton, the Englishman who helped the save 669 Czech and Slovak children before WW2 broke out, is a real tear-jerker. The pain of the parents who were forced to let their children flee to…

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Added by Rachel Galvin on February 10, 2013 at 10:43pm — No Comments

FILM REVIEW: Any Day Now

By Rachel Galvin

"Any Day Now," directed by Travis Fine is a powerful story about a gay couple in the late '70s attempting to adopt a mentally disabled child (with Down's Syndrome) after his druggie mom is incarcerated.

(Some spoilers):

The film begins with Rudy (Alan Cumming) lip synching his heart out with pals at a gay bar and catching the eye of the slick-looking Paul (Garret Dillahunt), who is watching him intently, looking out of place in his…

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Added by Rachel Galvin on January 30, 2013 at 3:30am — No Comments

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