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It all started by chance. We met a representative of the skid row program in the jails", Meri Pakarinen & Michael Bierman talk about Hustlin & a documentaryIt all started by chance. We met a representative of the skid row program in the jails", Meri Pakarinen & Michael Bierman talk about Hustlin & a documentary
2014 The Strindberg Laboratory’s project is to work with different communities to bring their voice and experiences on stage. The Strindberg Laboratory first works via email, phone etc. to encourage collect and share the participants’ stories. The second stage of the workshop is to work with the participants and develop their stories into an original play that will be performed for community members. Hustlin is the first play from The Strindberg Laboratory play writing program that’s been produced as a... Full story

News And Issues

Films at competition: 2014 Venice Film FestivalFilms at competition: 2014 Venice Film Festival
Here is the list of tilms at International competition of feature films, presented as world premieres at 71st Venice Film Festival.FATIH AKIN - THE CUT Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Canada, Poland, Turkey, 138'Tahar Rahim, Akin Gazi, Simon Abkarian, George Georgiou ROY... Full story
Venice Film Festival, Iranian Director Rakhshan Banietemad seeks sanctions endVenice Film Festival, Iranian Director Rakhshan Banietemad seeks sanctions end
Times are tough for the characters in "Tales," a Venice Film Festival entry from Iranian director Rakhshan Bani-Etemad. Jobs are scarce, prices are high and drug addiction claims too many young people.One of 20 films competing for the festival's Golden... Full story
Cinecon 50Cinecon 50
Cinecon , the venerable classic film festival, and the oldest movie fan based festival extant, celebrates its 50th anniversary Aug 28- Sept 1 at the historic Egyptian Theatre.The festival has long been shepherded by noted author, film historian Bob Birchard,... Full story

World Cinema: Views & Stories

Martin Scorsese supports production of film stockMartin Scorsese supports production of film stock
New York - Martin Scorsese, Chair of The Film Foundation, issued the following statement in... Full story
1001 GRAM by Hamer at Toronto Film Festival1001 GRAM by Hamer at Toronto Film Festival
Norwegian director Bent Hamer’s new feature joins Liv Ullmann’s Miss Julie for world premieres at... Full story
Hollywood Exiles In EuropeHollywood Exiles In Europe
The UCLA Film And Television's ambitious series “Hollywood Exiles in Europe” features six films by... Full story

Conversations Without Borders

An interview with Cherien Dabis director of  MAY IN THE SUMMERAn interview with Cherien Dabis director of MAY IN THE SUMMER
MAY IN THE SUMMER follows sophisticated New Yorker May Brennan to her childhood home of Amman, Jordan for her wedding. Shortly after reuniting with her... Full story
ON THE RIM OF THE SKYON THE RIM OF THE SKY
ON THE RIM OF THE SKY directed by Xu Hongjie is the story of a substitute Teacher in the Gulu Primary School, on the cliff... Full story

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Festivals

First Indonesian film festival in Los AngelesFirst Indonesian film festival in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – July 31, 2014 – The first Indonesian film festival in Los Angeles is set to be held on September 3rd & 4th at The Regent Theater in Westwood Village. This 2-Day Festival will screen a number of critically praised feature films and a compilation of short... Full story

Film Reviews

The Last Of Robin HoodThe Last Of Robin Hood
Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland ("Quinceanera") make the most of a small budget in their fascinating "The Last Of Robin Hood". Their Technicolor-bright... Full story

Notebook

‘Joan Quinn Captured’, an astonishing cabinet of wonders‘Joan Quinn Captured’, an astonishing cabinet of wonders
The show, curated by Laura Whitcomb, J. Cheryl Bookout and Amanda Quinn Olivar presents a dialogue between the renowned collection of portraits of Joan Quinn,... Full story
THE SUIT: PETER BROOK and Theatre des Bouffes Du NordTHE SUIT: PETER BROOK and Theatre des Bouffes Du Nord
Peter Brook's "The Suit", based on Cam Thenbe's short story, is a graceful, distilled piece of pure theatre. Told with the light touch of a... Full story
Colors Remembered, a new Exhibition at  Tara GalleryColors Remembered, a new Exhibition at Tara Gallery
On May 17th a new exhibition opens at Tara Gallery, to learn more about this event we talked to Homa Taraji, Director of Tara Gallery. Cinema... Full story

Cinema-Tech

"I edited all day and released the film on YouTube and composed the music", Devin "Super Tramp" Graham, an artist with 1.78 million followers"I edited all day and released the film on YouTube and composed the music", Devin "Super Tramp" Graham, an artist with 1.78 million followers
Devin "Super Tramp" Graham is a YouTube celebrity who first started creating video content for a friend in college. Since... Full story
Verizon Mifi in our studioVerizon Mifi in our studio
The rules of the game have changed, and now a low budget film isn’t one with a budget under $100,000,... Full story
New DreamColor Displays are great for video editingNew DreamColor Displays are great for video editing
New HP’s Z Displays are promising higher quality and better performance for the filmmakers and editors. To learn more about... Full story
Actiontec products for film fansActiontec products for film fans
Actiontec Electronics develops broadband solutions that connect people to the Internet, and a few of them such as ScreenBeam Pro,... Full story
ACER wins CWB's Seal Of Excellence for most innovative consumer system designsACER wins CWB's Seal Of Excellence for most innovative consumer system designs
Burbank, CA, January 23, 2014—Cinema Without Borders, an independent publication dedicated to Independent and International Cinema, has declared ACER as... Full story

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