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An interview with Hossein Jafaraian about Asghar Farhadi's The Salesman and its chances to win an OscarAn interview with Hossein Jafaraian about Asghar Farhadi's The Salesman and its chances to win an Oscar
On Sunday February 26th we will know if Iranian filmmaker, Asghar Farhadi, will be the second filmmaker in history of Oscar to win two Oscars for The Best Foreign Language Film Award after Vitorrio De Sica, the Italian filmmaker. Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman has won several awards internationally and has been admired by many film critics. But there are those who believe this film is not as good as it has been claimed and if it wins an Oscar it’s... Full story

News And Issues

REDCAT: Joost Rekveld, Light MattersREDCAT: Joost Rekveld, Light Matters
REDCAT and LOS ANGELES FILMFORUM at 8:30 PM on Monday March 13 will present and screen Light Matters made by Joost Rekveld as part of Jack H. Skirball Series. Tickets will be available at $11 [members $8]. In a body of... Full story
2017 AutFest2017 AutFest
Oscar winning director, actor and filmmaker Ben Affleck joins Oscar–winning Pixar Animation Studios’ filmmakers Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera in receiving special honors at the 1st Annual AUTFEST International Film Festival presented by The Autism Society on April 22-23, 2017... Full story
THE GRACEFIELD INCIDENTTHE GRACEFIELD INCIDENT
Film Mode Entertainment announces the Berlin market premiere and theatrical release of sci-fi thriller, THE GRACEFIELD INCIDENT starring Mathieu Ratthe (LOVEFIELD, THE TALISMAN), Kimberly Laferriere (IN FE, SAVING HOPE), Victor Andres Turgeon-Trelles (HENRI HENRI, LE TORRENT), Juliette Gosselin (19-2, EMBRASSE-MOI)... Full story

World Cinema: Views & Stories

Raed Saleh, Says He Will Travel to the U.S. to Attend Academy AwardsRaed Saleh, Says He Will Travel to the U.S. to Attend Academy Awards
Raed Saleh, the leader of the Nobel Peace Prize-nominated Syrian rescue group the White Helmets... Full story
WMM: Audience-Award Winner OVARIAN PSYCOSWMM: Audience-Award Winner OVARIAN PSYCOS
Women Make Movies: The Women's Marches were a tremendous success as millions from diverse ethnic,... Full story
“IN SEARCH OF FELLINI” TO CLOSE THE 12TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES ITALIA FILM FESTIVAL“IN SEARCH OF FELLINI” TO CLOSE THE 12TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES ITALIA FILM FESTIVAL
The World Premiere of AMBI’s “In Search of Fellini”, a coming-of-age drama directed by Taron... Full story

Conversations Without Borders

An interview with Tomer Heymann director of  Must See MR. GAGAAn interview with Tomer Heymann director of Must See MR. GAGA
Coming straight from an exciting film festival run as Audience Award Winner at SXSW, Best Documentary at Sofia International Film Festival, Audience Choice at IDFA... Full story
Greg Laemmle Talks Watching Movies To Build CommunitiesGreg Laemmle Talks Watching Movies To Build Communities
In the age of Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon, along with a growing list of content streaming platforms, where does the movie theater fit in? I... Full story

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Festivals

Looking back on 18 years of SFFLA and Moving AheadLooking back on 18 years of SFFLA and Moving Ahead
We’ve just finished eighteen years of showcasing Nordic films—and now Baltic films as well—bringing our audience “top films from the top of Europe” with the outstanding work of filmmakers from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and Baltic neighbors—Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia.  The festival ran for two week-ends in January at... Full story

Notebook

3rd Annual Celebration of Bob Baker’s legacy! February 25 & 26, 20173rd Annual Celebration of Bob Baker’s legacy! February 25 & 26, 2017
BOB BAKER DAYS 2017 – This coming weekend you can attend the 3rd Annual Celebration of Bob Baker’s legacy! The puppets and the people of... Full story
Zeynab Movahed, a female Iranian painter talks about her style and life as an artistZeynab Movahed, a female Iranian painter talks about her style and life as an artist
Born in Tehran, in 1981, Zeynab Movahed is a female Iranian painter with a very unique style and voice. In 2007, she received her Bachelors... Full story
PRO THEATRE: SONDHEIM UNSCRIPTEDPRO THEATRE: SONDHEIM UNSCRIPTED
Unlike countless Improv shows that ask for audience suggestions, take too many and seem to avoid the challenging suggestions, the group asked for two suggestions... Full story

Cinema-Tech

EVEREST '53,  "time-travel" VR experiencesEVEREST '53, "time-travel" VR experiences
CGO Studios is over a year into production on "Everest '53," the latest project on their production slate of historical... Full story
DirectTV Now, PlayStation Vue or Sling TV? Which one to pick?DirectTV Now, PlayStation Vue or Sling TV? Which one to pick?
We had a few questions about the differences between online live TV services that are available now, which one to... Full story
David Lynn Named President & CEO Of Viacom International Media NetworksDavid Lynn Named President & CEO Of Viacom International Media Networks
Currently President of Viacom International Media Networks’ operations in the UK, and Northern and Eastern Europe, David Lynn has been appointed President and... Full story

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