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Writer-director Benedikt Erlingsson talks about his startling film  "Of Horses and Men"Writer-director Benedikt Erlingsson talks about his startling film "Of Horses and Men"
Writer-director Benedikt Erlingsson's startling "Of Horses and Men" was Iceland’s official 2014 Oscar submission.Erlungsson's wry dramedy, set in an isolated smallholder community in rural Iceland, is the most original first film by an actor ("The Boss Of It All') turned director since George Clooney's bold "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind."Erlingsson's harsh comedy is a rich mix of lusty wit, bone-dry humor, and rural dispatch. Passionate but without a scrap of sentimentality, it's a horse story like no other, a paean... Full story

News And Issues

Richard Newton: Flying with the AngelesRichard Newton: Flying with the Angeles
Over the course of Filmforum series Alternative Projections we screened several works by the artist Richard Newton. He has consistently tested the boundaries of performance, media, and materials over a practice now stretching over forty years.  Newton has made a... Full story
Noir City: 16th annual Festival of Film NoirNoir City: 16th annual Festival of Film Noir
In March, the American Cinematheque brings film noir back to the big screen in Los Angeles! Co-presented with the Film Noir Foundation, our 16th annual Noir City festival will present three weeks of jaded gumshoes, femmes fatale and menacing heavies... Full story
Czech film director Vera Chytilova dies aged 85Czech film director Vera Chytilova dies aged 85
Chytilova stood at the birth of the new wave of Czechoslovak film in the 1960s. She amply used satirical hyperbole in her films that took no pity on the state of society and interpersonal relations.Chytilova became famous for her films Daisies,... Full story

World Cinema: Views & Stories

Shani talks about "WE HEAR YOUR VOICE" projectShani talks about "WE HEAR YOUR VOICE" project
Shani Rigsbee (Shani) is a woman with convictions. Beautiful, feisty, a force of nature, and... Full story
"Of Horses and Men", Iceland’s  Oscar  Entry"Of Horses and Men", Iceland’s Oscar Entry
Writer-director Benedikt Erlingsson's startling "Of Horses and Men", Iceland’s official Oscar submission, celebrates an inventive... Full story
Nominees for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar 2014Nominees for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar 2014
Today five nominees for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar were announced. The Broken Circle... Full story

Conversations Without Borders

Michael Glover talks about GO WITH LE FLOWMichael Glover talks about GO WITH LE FLOW
Florian is half-German, half-French and owns "Le Flo" - a French delicatessen in Berlin that specializes in salami. Go With Le Flo explores what true... Full story
"I had never heard of an unmade film that was so fully realized" Frank Pavich director of Jodorowsky's Dune"I had never heard of an unmade film that was so fully realized" Frank Pavich director of Jodorowsky's Dune
In 1975, Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky, whose films EL TOPO and THE HOLY MOUNTAIN launched and ultimately defined the midnight movie phenomenon, began work on... Full story

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Festivals

Scientific and Technical Awards Make Oscar History, a report by Sarah BaisleyScientific and Technical Awards Make Oscar History, a report by Sarah Baisley
The first Oscars of the season have already been handed out at The Academy's Scientific and Technical Awards during the annual untelevised ceremony held Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Kristen Bell and Michael B. Jordan hosted the Sci-Tech Awards honoring an unusually large number of honorees —... Full story

Film Reviews

Finding Vivian MaierFinding Vivian Maier
Chicago historian John Maloof bought a box of negatives at a auction, hoping to use them for a history project. What he found... Full story

Notebook

George Hayward talks about his book, SOUL AFFLICTEDGeorge Hayward talks about his book, SOUL AFFLICTED
George Hayward is the author of the fiction novel SOUL AFFLICTED, a godless man’s search for hope and faith. A native of Lynn, Mass., Hayward’s... Full story
Johnnie Fiori talks about the SUNSHINE BOYS, starring Danny DeVito and Judd HirschJohnnie Fiori talks about the SUNSHINE BOYS, starring Danny DeVito and Judd Hirsch
Wednesday, October 2  was the opening performance for Danny DeVito and Judd Hirsch in Neil Simon’s “The Sunshine Boys” at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre.... Full story
Royal Opera House Cinema Season - OperaRoyal Opera House Cinema Season - Opera
The Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season gets off to a dramatic start with the return of Puccini’s musically sublime final opera Turandot – a... Full story

Cinema-Tech

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
Toon Boom Harmony 10.3 Software ReviewToon Boom Harmony 10.3 Software Review
Coming from a primarily CGI background my drawing skill sets developed after my skills in modeling, lighting, texturing and rigging.... Full story
HP Wins CWB's Seal Of Excellence Award for making the most powerful workstations in the marketHP Wins CWB's Seal Of Excellence Award for making the most powerful workstations in the market
Burbank, CA, January 23, 2014—Cinema Without Borders, an independent publication dedicated to Independent and International Cinema, has declared HP Workstations... Full story
First Look: Second Generation of Acer Aspire S7 & WiDiFirst Look: Second Generation of Acer Aspire S7 & WiDi
I loved the first generation Acer’s Aspire S7 ultrabook because of the elegance in its design, its light weight and... Full story

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