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An interview with Basil Khalil about his film AVE MARIA and winning HP BRIDGING THE BORDERS AWARD at 2015 Palm Springs ShortFestAn interview with Basil Khalil about his film AVE MARIA and winning HP BRIDGING THE BORDERS AWARD at 2015 Palm Springs ShortFest
On June 21, 2015—Palm Springs International Short Film Festival and Market named Ave Maria (Palestine), directed by Basil Khalil, as the winner of HP’s 2015 Bridging the Borders Award, presented by Cinema Without Borders. Unfortunately Basil could not attend the award ceremony and just two days ago, on August 1st, Liisi Rohumäe, AVE MARIA’s script consultant received the HP Bridging The Borders Award diploma and prize system (HP ZBook 15 Mobile Workstation. An approximate $3000 value) on behalf of film director... Full story

News And Issues

PHOENIX directed by Christian Petzold at Laemmle’s Royal Theatre in West LAPHOENIX directed by Christian Petzold at Laemmle’s Royal Theatre in West LA
Sundance Selects will open PHOENIX, the stunning new feature from acclaimed director Christian Petzold (BARBARA, JERICHOW), on Friday, July 31 exclusively at Laemmle’s Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles. On August 7, the film’s run will expand to include Laemmle’s... Full story
Five  Claude Sautet classics July 24 - 30 in Los Angeles at the Laemmle RoyalFive Claude Sautet classics July 24 - 30 in Los Angeles at the Laemmle Royal
Rialto Pictures is theatrically releasing five classic films by celebrated French director Claude Sautet, for the first time on DCP, July 24 - 30 in Los Angeles at the Laemmle Royal.  Claude Sautet (1924-2000) began his filmmaking career in the... Full story
"Rialto's Best Of British Noir " comes to the Nuart"Rialto's Best Of British Noir " comes to the Nuart
“Rialto’s Best of British Noir,” at Landmark's Nuart, Feb 5-11, 2010, is a five-film paean to the black and white British genre. Unlike American crime movies, British Noir usually features petty criminals and war veterans drawn into black marketeering.  The... Full story

World Cinema: Views & Stories

Grace McPhillipsTHE OTHER ONE's  director talks abouts working with HP WorkstationsGrace McPhillipsTHE OTHER ONE's director talks abouts working with HP Workstations
GRACE MCPHILLIPS is a leader in Chicago’s voiceover and screen acting community. Her production company,... Full story
LAAPFF April 23-30LAAPFF April 23-30
LAAPFF, California's premiere festival featuring films of the Asian Pacific region and diaspora returns, celebrating... Full story
Polish Animation Night Festival, May 7th at East Los Angeles College with a tribute to Greg JonkajtysPolish Animation Night Festival, May 7th at East Los Angeles College with a tribute to Greg Jonkajtys
East Los Angeles College, Cinema Without Borders and the Polish Film Festival Los Angeles are... Full story

Conversations Without Borders

An interview with Barry Ward and Simone Kirby, stars  of JIMMY’S HALL,  directed by Ken LoachAn interview with Barry Ward and Simone Kirby, stars of JIMMY’S HALL, directed by Ken Loach
Last week we had the opportunity to interview Barry Ward and Simone Kirby, the main cast of a beautiful and entertaining film, JIMMY’S HALL, directed... Full story
Video interview with Gbenga Akinnagbe and Ben Bowman about KnuckleheadVideo interview with Gbenga Akinnagbe and Ben Bowman about Knucklehead
Gbenga Akinnagbe (“The Following,” “The Wire”) stars with Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Alfre Woodard (“State of Affairs,” “12 Years a Slave”) in "Knucklehead," a... Full story

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Festivals

"Lineup this year features 330 new shorts from more than 50 countries" Darryl Macdonald Director of  2015 PALM SPRINGS INT'L SHORTFEST"Lineup this year features 330 new shorts from more than 50 countries" Darryl Macdonald Director of 2015 PALM SPRINGS INT'L SHORTFEST
2015 PALM SPRINGS INT'L SHORTFEST has started today and continues until Monday June 22. The following is an interview with Darryl Macdonald director of the Palm Springs Film Society and film festivals about 2015 SHORTFEST. Bijan Tehrani: It’s time again for another exciting Palm Springs ShortFest International Film Festival. Cinema Without... Full story

Film Reviews

SOUTHPAWSOUTHPAW
Screenwriter Kurt Sutter's screenplay, a remake of the classic "The Champ" (Wallace Beery and Jackie Cooper) can't help itself. Every fight film since... Full story

Notebook

Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish HotelKurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel
Paul Sand's production of Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel is a thrilling song cycle, an intense evening in the theatre, achieved through simple means.... Full story
The Cambridge turn – an Academy Film Scholars LectureThe Cambridge turn – an Academy Film Scholars Lecture
AMPAS: The Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts And Sciences will highlight the work of groundbreaking documentarians in their upcoming Film Scholars Lecture.  Hear Academy Film... Full story
The Day Shall Declare ItThe Day Shall Declare It
'"The Day Shall Declare It". Call me spoiled, but in my day theatre was about big ideas, philosophical, political and ethical ideas, and in the... Full story

Cinema-Tech

Ken Muche talks about VVerizon Wireless & support of tabletsKen Muche talks about VVerizon Wireless & support of tablets
Verizon Wireless is supporting most of the major tablets in the market and these are devices in interest of filmmakers... Full story
Farzad Samsami winner of HP Bridging The Borders Award talks about his experience with HP ZBookFarzad Samsami winner of HP Bridging The Borders Award talks about his experience with HP ZBook
On June 22, 2014 Palm Springs International Short Film Festival and Market named FOAD (Norway), directed by Farzad Samsami as... Full story
HP announces new powerful Z Workstations & DisplaysHP announces new powerful Z Workstations & Displays
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 — HP today introduced its most powerful Z Workstations combining increased system expandability, higher-speed... Full story

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