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"A WOLF AT THE DOOR The film is inspired by a true story that happened in the sixties in Rio de Janeiro", Fernando Coimbra"A WOLF AT THE DOOR The film is inspired by a true story that happened in the sixties in Rio de Janeiro", Fernando Coimbra
Set in the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, A WOLF AT THE DOOR is based on real events, and is a nerve-rattling tale of a kidnapped child and the terror of the parents left behind. When Sylvia (Fabíula Nascimento) discovers her six-year-old daughter has been picked up at school by an unknown woman, police summon her husband Bernardo (Milhem Cortaz) to the station for questioning. There Bernardo confesses his extra-marital affair with the beautiful young Rosa (Leandra Leal), whom detectives... Full story

News And Issues

Cannes Film Festival pays tribute to Ingrid BergmanCannes Film Festival pays tribute to Ingrid Bergman
The 68th Festival de Cannes (13-24 May 2015) has chosen to pay tribute to Ingrid Bergman with this year’s poster, following on from Marcello Mastroianni in 2014. Hollywood star Ingrid Bergman was a modern icon, an emancipated woman, an intrepid actress,... Full story
Unit One: Series 1, 2 & 3 now on DVDUnit One: Series 1, 2 & 3 now on DVD
MHz Home Entertainment new release of "Unit One: Series 1, 2 & 3" brings American lovers of Nordic Noir the first three (and best) seasons of "Unit One:" (Rejseholdet), the ground-breaking Danish crime thriller that won an International Emmy Award... Full story
Borgen: the Complete SeriesBorgen: the Complete Series
Scandinavian films have never been better. Denmark's product has thrilled festival goers for over a decade, i.e.: Thomas Vinterberg's "The Hunt", Nikolaj Arcel's "A Royal Affair", Tobias Lindholm's "A Hijacking" (all 2012), Henrik Ruben Genz's mordant "Terribly Happy" (2008) and... Full story

World Cinema: Views & Stories

A conversation with Bahman Maghsoudlou  director of ABBAS KIAROSTAMI, A REPORTA conversation with Bahman Maghsoudlou director of ABBAS KIAROSTAMI, A REPORT
ABBAS KIAROSTAMI, A REPORT is a film by Bahman Maghsoudlou  about the world known Iranian... Full story
Radu Gabrea’s Upstart Festival Sets its Sites on The Great War, story by James UlmerRadu Gabrea’s Upstart Festival Sets its Sites on The Great War, story by James Ulmer
Celebrating the fifth year of his ambitious Medias Central European Film Festival (MECEFF), Romanian filmmaker... Full story
THE CURE FOR CATASTROPHE:  WOLF GREMM MAKES A CANCER MEMOIRTHE CURE FOR CATASTROPHE: WOLF GREMM MAKES A CANCER MEMOIR
Memoir films – what some have called diaristic or first-person documentaries – have a long... Full story

Conversations Without Borders

Aninterview with Dominique Schilling, director of "A REASON"Aninterview with Dominique Schilling, director of "A REASON"
A REASON, directed by Dominique Schilling is about Serena, a young, gay introvert and Nathan, her controlling older brother, that are forced to endure a... Full story
TANGERINESTANGERINES
Tangerines directed by Zaza Urushadze is one of the five nominees for the Best Foreign Language Film Award.  Tangerines is a keenly-observed drama of compassion... Full story

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Festivals

Sun Valley Film Festival AwardsSun Valley Film Festival Awards
Sun Valley, ID….The 4th annual Sun Valley Film Festival (SVFF), presented by Zions Bank, wrapped up a successful, fun-packed festival with an intimate Saturday night dinner for SVFF Lifetime Vision Award recipient Clint Eastwood, and a lively awards party hosted by comic Seth Herzog. Music by The Weeks entertained the... Full story

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

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
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

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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