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Cannes 2011 – Short Film Corner Preview

  • By MsWOO
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  • May 7, 2011 4:51 AM
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It would be fair to say that you could easily spend the whole duration of 2011 Cannes Film Festival in the Short Film Corner.

Cannes Countdown...

  • By MsWOO
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  • May 7, 2011 4:05 AM
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OK, so we're finally down to just one weekend before Cannes, the press screening schedule has just been released today, and I'm in a sudden state of panicked (un)preparedness.

Cannes 2011 Preview – "Play" (Ingenious Thievery)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 6, 2011 8:40 AM
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Digging through the 2011 Cannes Film Festival lineup, looking for any titles with stories by and/or about people of African descent... I came across this Swedish feature titled, simply, Play, which will screen in the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs (Directors' Fortnight) section of the festival, beginning next week.

Seattle International Film Festival 2011 Preview - "A Lot Like You" (Identity Investigations)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 6, 2011 4:40 AM
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Continuing coverage of Diasporic films screening at this year's Seattle International Film Festival, which begins on the 19th of this month...

Seattle International Film Festival 2011 Preview - "Do You See Colors When You Close Your Eyes"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 6, 2011 4:02 AM
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Screening at the upcoming Seattle International Film Festival, which gets underway on the 19th of this month is a seemingly quiet, minimalist, moody, realist drama titled Do You See Colors When You Close Your Eye, written and directed by Caleb and Joshua Young.

Los Angeles Film Festival 2011 Preview - "Leave It On The Floor" (A Drag Ball Musical)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 5, 2011 7:39 AM
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Leave It on the Floor is an indie musical feature film that tells the story of Brad (Ephraim Sykes), a brooding twenty-something who leaves his dysfunctional single mom, Deondra (Metra Dee), to strike out on his own in a bigger city.

Call For Submissions - 2011 British Urban Film Festival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 4, 2011 10:35 AM
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Film submissions for the 2011 British Urban Film Festival (BUFF) are currently open until Monday, July 25.

Shadow & Act Cannes Film Festival Call & Countdown... 1 Week To Go!

  • By MsWOO
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  • May 4, 2011 9:00 AM
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Exactly 1 week from today, the festivities begin!

Watch Trailer For New Orleans Documentary "Bury The Hatchet"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • May 4, 2011 3:47 AM
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The documentary Bury The Hatchet just screened at the Canadian International Documentary Festival and won “Best Louisiana Feature Award” at the 2010 New Orleans Film Festival. Still on the festival circuit, the film gives a detailed look at an old New Orleans tradition.

Cannes 2011 Screening - "Sinking Sands"

  • By MsWOO
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  • April 28, 2011 7:19 AM
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I have been informed that Ghanaian born filmmaker, Leila Djansi, now resident in the US, will be screening her second feature film, Sinking Sands at Cannes Film Festival this year.