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James Koenig, director and founder of Scandinavian Film Festival L.A.  talks about the 16th edition of the festivalJames Koenig, director and founder of Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. talks about the 16th edition of the festival
The 16th Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. (SFFLA) continues on January 24, 25 and to learn more about the festival we had an interview with festival director and founder James Koenig.James Koenig is someone whose voice is heard in various arts arenas. He graduated from Northwestern University with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in voice continuing studies in Italy, Germany, and California. As a classical singer he has sung in opera and concert venues around the United States and in Europe. He... Full story

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The 16th Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. Jan 24 & 25The 16th Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. Jan 24 & 25
The 16th Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. (SFFLA) continues on January 24, 25 from across North Atlantic and Baltic waters offering its annual cargo of the representative “latest and best” of Nordic film with offerings from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and... Full story
Nominees for Best Foreign Language Film Award announcedNominees for Best Foreign Language Film Award announced
Academy Awards nominees for the Best Foreign Language Film Award for 2015 missed a great film: Corn Island. It is not difficult to guess that for many obvious reasons, Oscar most probably will go to Ida.  There are no films... Full story
Leviathan wins  the Golden Globe for best foreign language filmLeviathan wins the Golden Globe for best foreign language film
A Russian film, ‘Leviathan’, by renowned director Andrey Zvyagintsev has won the Golden Globe for best foreign language film, for the first time in almost 50 years.The feature is based on the Book of Job and puts it into a... Full story

World Cinema: Views & Stories

Danny Holland talks Brain Farm, HP Workstations and  HP Bridging The Borders AwardDanny Holland talks Brain Farm, HP Workstations and HP Bridging The Borders Award
Every January Cinema Without Borders offers its HP Bridging The Borders Award at International Palm... Full story
Tomislav Mrsic's COWBOYS, Croatia OSCAR EntryTomislav Mrsic's COWBOYS, Croatia OSCAR Entry
COWBOYS is a gloriously dark comedy about a group of outcasts who come together to... Full story
Pirjo Hankasalo talks about CONCRETE NIGHT, Finland's OSCAR EntryPirjo Hankasalo talks about CONCRETE NIGHT, Finland's OSCAR Entry
CONCRETE NIGHT,  Finland’s OSCAR Entry is about S I M O, a 14-year-old boy in... Full story

Conversations Without Borders

A conversation with Andrey Zvyagintsev, director of LEVIATHANA conversation with Andrey Zvyagintsev, director of LEVIATHAN
LEVIATHAN, one of the nine films in the Academy Awards shortlist for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, is the latest drama from Andrey Zvyagintsev,... Full story
THE SALT OF THE EARTH, Sebastião Salgado according to Wim Wenders & Juliano Ribeiro SalgadoTHE SALT OF THE EARTH, Sebastião Salgado according to Wim Wenders & Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
"The Salt of The Earth" is a feature documentary about the work of Sebastião Salgado directed by Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado.For the last... Full story

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Film Reviews

Hector and the Search for HappinessHector and the Search for Happiness
Peter Chelsom's dramedy "Hector and the Search for Happiness" joins the short list of life- changes films: 'Eat, Pray, Love", "The Bucket List",... Full story

Notebook

ASGHAR FARHADI, a book by Tina Hassannia about the Iranian Oscar winning filmmakerASGHAR FARHADI, a book by Tina Hassannia about the Iranian Oscar winning filmmaker
“Asghar Farhadi” is the title of a new book about the Iranian Oscar winning filmmaker by Tina Hassannia.Tina Hassannia is a film critic and writer.... Full story
2nd Annual Lit Crawl L.A.: NoHo is Los Angeles’s Literary Feast!2nd Annual Lit Crawl L.A.: NoHo is Los Angeles’s Literary Feast!
Literature hits the streets of L.A.’s North Hollywood Arts District at the 2nd annual Lit Crawl L.A.: NoHo. On Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 7pm... Full story
‘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

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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