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Film Movement Plus November premieres and highlights are as follows: Friday, November 5 A FILM MOVEMENT PLUS EXCLUSIVE: THE NOTHING FACTORY Director Pedro Pinho One night, a group of workers realizes that their administration has organized the stealing of machines from their factory. They soon understand that this is the first signal of a massive layoff. Most of them refuse to cooperate during the individual negotiations and they start to occupy their workplace. So when the administration vanishes to their great surprise, they’re left with a half-empty factory and new desires start to emerge.in this wildly inventive drama that debuted…

Last week at the 2021 Lucas International Festival for Young Film Lovers in Germany, the Cinema Without Borders jury announced the winners of the MOZAIK Bridging The Borders Award, as well as their Honorable Mention . Here is the video report of the MOZAIK Bridging the Borders Award announcement at 2021 LUCAS – International Festival for Young Film Lovers. Keely Badger, a jury member and Executive Director of MOZAIK Philanthropy, the sponsor of our award, announces the award winners and then we watch the award acceptance speeches of the directors that shared 2021 MOZAIK Bridging The Borders Award https://vimeo.com/627882872 Here…

If a handful of people who all saw The Velvet Underground in the ’60s went out and started bands, how many of the people who watched Todd Haynes documentary at Cannes will go out and make their own movies? It turns out that Haynes film “rips,” as Indiewire critic David Ehrlich put it in a tweet, with critics praising the film’s unconventional approach to the rock doc, working around how little footage of the Velvets actually exists, not to mention even archival interviews with members of the band while they were still alive. But the film also avoids being a strict…

The 74th Cannes Film Festival has unveiled its jury which includes five women; a majority in the nine-person group including President Spike Lee. The jury includes French-Senegalese actor-director Mati Diop whose 2019 movie Atlantics took home the Grand Prix from the festival; Crazy Heart Oscar nominated actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, French Inglorious Basterds actress Mélanie Laurent, Austrian filmmaker Jessica Hausner and French singer Mylène Farmer. Rounding out the jury are French actor and recent Golden Globe and BAFTA nominated The Mauritanian actor Tahar Rahim, Brazilian director Kleber Mendonça Filho and South Korean actor Song Kang-Ho who starred in the 2019 Cannes…

Burbank, CA – June 17th, 2021: Today, Cinema Without Borders announced jury members  for MOZAIK Bridging The Borders Award for  the 2021 Palm Springs International ShortFest Film Festival. The Bridging The Borders Award at the 2021 Palm ShortFest will be given to the most successful film in bringing the people of our world closer together. MOZAIK Bridging The Borders Award  is presented by Cinema Borders and award sponsored and prize provided by MOZAIK. The winner of Bridging the Borders Award will receive a cash prize of $2500. Cinema Without Borders’ jury members to decide the 2021 winner of the MOZAIK…

The Cannes Film Festival returns this year for its 74th edition, running from July 6 to 17 after the Covid-19 pandemic deprived the world’s leading film festival of its 2020 edition. A slew of past Palme d’Or winners and arthouse favorites are set to return to Cannes as organizers announced the official selections for the competition on Thursday. Among the 24 directors whose films are heading to the Cote d’Azur are Sean Penn for his new film “Flag Day”, Italy’s Nanni Moretti with “Tri Piani” and France’s Jacques Audiard with “Les Oympiades”. They join three big auteurs that had already…

If you are looking to find information about finding a career in the field of entertainment business in Hollywood, you should consider attending BHERC (Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center) webinar on Saturday May 1st at 12 PM Pacific Time. Panel members participating in this webinar are are all from Paramount Pictures: Daisy Ozouwain, Senior manager, Worldwide Distribution Services – Saffronia Threatt, Vice President Worldwide Creative Content – James Salmon, Senior Vice President Theatrical Marketing Analytics – and Nellie Tehrani, Director of Talent, Animation Operations. Go to bhrec.org in order for registration and attending the Career In Hollywood webinar

Another Round, directed by Thomas Vinterberg wins the OSCAR for the Beat International Feature Film at 2021 Academy Awards.  Prior to receiving the OSCAR, Another Round had won Cinema Without Borders’ Bridging The Borders Award at Scandinavian Film Festival of Los Angeles. Here is Thomas Vinterberg award acceptance speach: https://vimeo.com/541921658 Another Round There’s a theory that we should be born with a small amount of alcohol in our blood, and that modest inebriation opens our minds to the world around us, diminishing our problems and increasing our creativity. Heartened by that theory, Martin and three of his friends, all weary…

The 2nd Annual Future Art Awards invites all U.S. based artists of all mediums to Re-Imagine Democracy by centering the role of the artist in society. Art can be a catalyst for cross-cultural dialogue. Art can challenge and disrupt, engage and inform. Art can foster a space for creativity and innovation so critical to extending the limits of democratic possibility. Democratic vigilance, wrote Cornell West, has been a characteristic feature of the creative expression of US artists. From the point of view of U.S. artists living and working in the here and now, what does democracy mean to you? How…

Burbank, Ca — April 1, 2021 — At Cinema Without Borders, we are thrilled to announce MOZAIK as the new sponsor of our Bridging The Borders Award.  The humanistic goals of MOZAIK, their broad vision of how people of our world should come together, and their understanding of how the art of filmmaking bridges over invisible borders, makes them the perfect match for the Bridging The Borders Award. The MOZAIK Bridging The Borders Award will be offered at the Palm Springs ShortFest International Film Festival, The Palm Springs International Film Festival, The Polish Film Festival – LA, The Hungarian Film Festival- LA,…

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