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CWB, ELAC & SEEFest celebrated the Southeast European Animation Day and 2017 Life  Achievement Award for Noureddin ZarrinkelkCWB, ELAC & SEEFest celebrated the Southeast European Animation Day and 2017 Life Achievement Award for Noureddin Zarrinkelk
Burbank, CA March 25th, 2017: Today East Los Angeles College, Cinema Without Borders and Southeast European Film Festival, LA, celebrated the Southeast European Animation Day, the third edition of the annual East Los Angeles College International Animation Festival. At 11:30 AM guests gathered in ELAC’s Music Recital Hall theater building for the reception of the event.  Polka Polish Cuisine had provided its delicious appetizers as one of the sponsors of the Animation Day. Students had a chance to get to know... Full story

News And Issues

Mr. Antonio Gellini, joines CWB's Honoree Advisory BoardMr. Antonio Gellini, joines CWB's Honoree Advisory Board
Mr. Antonio Gellini, founder and President of the World Film Institute, Founder and Owner of “The Olympia Awards,” and “The Family Film Awards,” has joined the honoree advisory board of Cinema Without Borders .  Mr. Gellini (an Iranian/American also known... Full story
Another award for Asghar Farhadi's The SalemanAnother award for Asghar Farhadi's The Saleman
A month after winning the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, the drama picked up Best Screenplay at the Asian Film Awards, which is widely considered to be the East's version of the Academy Awards. The movie, written and directed by Asghar... Full story
Asghar Farhadi sets Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem drama for SeptemberAsghar Farhadi sets Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem drama for September
Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, the two-time Oscar-winning director of The Salesman and A Separation, has confirmed his next film will start shooting in Spain in September, with a cast including Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem. It should be ready for... Full story

World Cinema: Views & Stories

Iranian filmmaker Behrooz Boochani greets Iranian New Year and Nowruz from Manus Detention CentreIranian filmmaker Behrooz Boochani greets Iranian New Year and Nowruz from Manus Detention Centre
Iranian filmmaker Behrooz Boochani greets Iranian New Year and Nowruz from Manus Detention Centre, where... Full story
CWB, ELAC 2017 Life Achievement Award for Noureddin ZarrinkelkCWB, ELAC 2017 Life Achievement Award for Noureddin Zarrinkelk
On March 25th Cinema Without Borders and East Los Angeles College, in a tribute to... Full story
FOAD, winner of HP Bridging The Borders Award now avilable to watch on-line for freeFOAD, winner of HP Bridging The Borders Award now avilable to watch on-line for free
FOAD (Norway), a timely piece about refugees by Iranian born director Farzad Samsami is now... Full story

Conversations Without Borders

Martin Koolhoven's BRIMSTONEMartin Koolhoven's BRIMSTONE
BRIMSTONE is a triumphant epic of survival set in the searing wilds of the Badlands, the menacing inferno of the  old  American West.  A tale... Full story
Lincoln in the Bardo, by Graham SackLincoln in the Bardo, by Graham Sack
Lincoln in the Bardo is a New York Times VR project based on a book by George  Saunders and written and directed by Graham Sack. In... Full story

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Festivals

XXIV Prague International Film Festival (FEBIOFEST)XXIV Prague International Film Festival (FEBIOFEST)
On Mars 23rd is starting Prague international film festival, also known as Febiofest. For 9 days, it’ll feature film from all around the globe for 99 CZK per screening (139 CZK if you want to support local charity) in cinemas in Prague, capital of the Czech Republic. Then, from April... Full story

Film Reviews

ANTIBIRTHANTIBIRTH
Danny Perez's mind-bending, underground tinged film "Antibirth". has been racking up the notices from all the big festivals and garnering rave reviews from... Full story

Notebook

Rino Cerbone & Andrew Koussevitzky from Stellar Revival  talk about their performance with Jon Bon JoviRino Cerbone & Andrew Koussevitzky from Stellar Revival talk about their performance with Jon Bon Jovi
In January, Jon Bon Jovi announced on Facebook Live an exciting opening act contest to give bands the chance to open an arena date on... Full story
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

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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