Latest Stories

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 proud to present the Polish Animation Night Festival, the first of the annual East Los Angeles College International Animation Nights Festival. The goal of the ELAC World Animation Nights Festival is to give an in-depth and entertaining introduction to contemporary international animation. Screenings of short animated films from around the world, analyses and Q&A’s with a panel of well-known animation experts, and a tribute to an... Full story

News And Issues

The Great Short Films at SEEfest 2015The Great Short Films at SEEfest 2015
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the South East European Film Festival, and the opening night celebrates Romanian cinema, a country whose films have been much-lauded over the past decade as part of a Romanian New Wave. Often tackling... Full story
Verizon Wireless Network Wins Cinema Without Borders Seal of Excellence AwardVerizon Wireless Network Wins Cinema Without Borders Seal of Excellence Award
Burbank, CA, April 20, 2015 —Cinema Without Borders, an independent publication dedicated to Independent and International Cinema, has declared the Verizon Wireless Network as the winner of its Seal of Excellence Award for its excellence in wireless performance and video... Full story
Pouran Derakhshandeh Visits Northwestern Campus at ChicagoPouran Derakhshandeh Visits Northwestern Campus at Chicago
Pouran Derakhshandeh, one of Iran’s leading filmmakers, will visit Northwestern’s Evanston campus from April 15 to April 21, as a guest of Weinberg College of Arts and Science’s Program in Middle East and North African Studies (MENA).Derakhshandeh will participate in... Full story

World Cinema: Views & Stories

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
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

Conversations Without Borders

"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... Full story
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

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Festivals

UCLA Celebration of Iranian Cinema - April 25 to May 16UCLA Celebration of Iranian Cinema - April 25 to May 16
UCLA Archive once again explores the diverse currents of Iranian cinema with its annual series highlighting recent and classic films from Iran and the Iranian diaspora.  In the wake of Asghar Farhadi’s Best Foreign Language Film Oscar win for A Separation in 2011, the depth and breadth of Iranian cinema... 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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