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An interview with Barry Ward and Simone Kirby, stars  of JIMMY’S HALL,  directed by Ken LoachAn interview with Barry Ward and Simone Kirby, stars of JIMMY’S HALL, directed by Ken Loach
Last week we had the opportunity to interview Barry Ward and Simone Kirby, the main cast of a beautiful and entertaining film, JIMMY’S HALL, directed by Ken Loach.In 1921 Jimmy Gralton’s sin was to build a dance hall on a rural crossroads in an Ireland on the brink of Civil War. The Pearse-Connolly Hall was a place where young people could come to learn, to argue, to dream... but above all to dance and have fun. As the hall grew... Full story

News And Issues

3-D Rarities Screening with Bob Furmanek!

Sunday July 19, 2015, 2:00 pm3-D Rarities Screening with Bob Furmanek!

Sunday July 19, 2015, 2:00 pm
The first meeting of the LA 3-D Club was held on July 21st, 1955. The first documented public exhibition of a 3-D motion picture took place on June 10, 1915 at New York's Astor Theatre. The LA 3-D Club, LA... Full story
Los Angeles Filmforum at Moca presents Jack Smith: The Whole FantasyLos Angeles Filmforum at Moca presents Jack Smith: The Whole Fantasy
In conjunction with the MOCA exhibition Tongues Untied, Los Angeles Filmforum at MOCA is proud to present Jack Smith’s 16mm masterpiece, Flaming Creatures (1962-3). Despite its humble production values—it was derided in the Congressional Record as “five unrelated, badly filmed... Full story
GOLDEN AGE CARTOONS SCREENINGGOLDEN AGE CARTOONS SCREENING
Back in the 1920s and 30s, cartoons were a truly magical experience. Hand drawn doodles danced and sang projected as big as a house on the silver screens of lavish movie palaces. Every short cartoon was a window into a... Full story

World Cinema: Views & Stories

Grace McPhillipsTHE OTHER ONE's  director talks abouts working with HP WorkstationsGrace McPhillipsTHE OTHER ONE's director talks abouts working with HP Workstations
GRACE MCPHILLIPS is a leader in Chicago’s voiceover and screen acting community. Her production company,... Full story
LAAPFF April 23-30LAAPFF April 23-30
LAAPFF, California's premiere festival featuring films of the Asian Pacific region and diaspora returns, celebrating... Full story
Polish Animation Night Festival, May 7th at East Los Angeles College with a tribute to Greg JonkajtysPolish Animation Night Festival, May 7th at East Los Angeles College with a tribute to Greg Jonkajtys
East Los Angeles College, Cinema Without Borders and the Polish Film Festival Los Angeles are... Full story

Conversations Without Borders

Video interview with Gbenga Akinnagbe and Ben Bowman about KnuckleheadVideo interview with Gbenga Akinnagbe and Ben Bowman about Knucklehead
Gbenga Akinnagbe (“The Following,” “The Wire”) stars with Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Alfre Woodard (“State of Affairs,” “12 Years a Slave”) in "Knucklehead," a... Full story
An interview with Quentin Dupieux director of RealityAn interview with Quentin Dupieux director of Reality
In Reality Jason, a quiet cameraman, dreams of directing his first horror movie. Bob Marshal, a wealthy producer, accepts to finance his movie on one... Full story

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Festivals

"Lineup this year features 330 new shorts from more than 50 countries" Darryl Macdonald Director of  2015 PALM SPRINGS INT'L SHORTFEST"Lineup this year features 330 new shorts from more than 50 countries" Darryl Macdonald Director of 2015 PALM SPRINGS INT'L SHORTFEST
2015 PALM SPRINGS INT'L SHORTFEST has started today and continues until Monday June 22. The following is an interview with Darryl Macdonald director of the Palm Springs Film Society and film festivals about 2015 SHORTFEST. Bijan Tehrani: It’s time again for another exciting Palm Springs ShortFest International Film Festival. Cinema Without... Full story

Film Reviews

Dark Star- HR Giger's WorldDark Star- HR Giger's World
Belinda Sallin’s "Dark Star- HR Giger's World" is an elegiac, intimate documentary about the gentle giant futurist with the macabre sensibility who, among... 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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