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Tribeca film festival to go live online

March 24, 2011

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By: Akshata Rao Popularly known as the spring film festival ‘Tribeca’ was launched in 2001 by Robert De Niro. This was an initiative to support growth & culture in Manhattan, USA post the September 11 terror attacks will open up its screenings to online viewers for the very first time. The festival is said to […]

‘World’s longest film’ premieres in Helsinki

March 24, 2011

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By: Akshata Rao A Danish film which was screened at a film festival in the Finnish capital Helsinki yesterday (Mar23, 2011) has been billed as the longest movie ever screened. The 240-hour film titled “Modern Times Forever (Stora Enso building, Helsinki)” was created and directed by a Danish art group called Superflex. “According to our […]

Queer Cinema at its Global Best

March 20, 2011

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By: Saravanan Sugumaran The 25th BFI (British Film Institute) London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, which is to take place between March 31st and April 6, is expected to further cement is reputation as the UK’s largest LGBT film event. The event explores and reflects the diversity of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender cultures aiming […]

The BANFF Mountain Film Festival

March 18, 2011

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By: Akshata Rao If watching wild adventurous videos thrills you and if you’re craving for some real adrenaline rush then Banff Mountain Film Festival is something you shouldn’t miss. The Banff Mountain Film Festival is an international film competition and an annual presentation of short films and documentaries about mountain culture, sports, and environment. It […]

Women power in Film

March 18, 2011

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By: Saravanan Sugumaran The 2011 Birds Eye View Festival (BEV) commemorated the success of women filmmakers as part of its gala celebration on its seventh annual programme. The festival which coincided with the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day paid tribute to a century of women filmmakers from Lois Weber to Lucy Walker. “Bird’s Eye […]

Sundance comes to London

March 17, 2011

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By: Aarti Jitender Robert Redford is bringing Sundance to London next year. On Tuesday, the actor turned film-maker announced the festival will be held from April 26-29, 2012 at The O2 Arena. It will feature American film screenings, live music performances and panel discussions. Speaking at the Sundance London launch, Redford, who founded the original […]

The Little Angel Puppet Film Festival

March 15, 2011

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By: Akshata Rao Little Angel Theatre and Reel Islington launched London’s first ever puppet film festival from March 25-27, 2011 to commemorate Little Angel Theatre’s 50th birthday. Little Angel Theatre based in Islington also transformed its intimate 100-seat theatre into a cinema hall for this purpose. On the eve of the festival Louise Radinger, co-chair […]