Cannes Film Critics Week

Official Website: Created in 1962 by the French Union of Film Critics as a parallel section of the Cannes Film Festival, La Semaine de la Critique focuses on discovering new talents, revealing first and second feature films. Such directors as Jacques Audiard, Alejandro González Iñarritu, Ken Loach, François Ozon, Wong Kar Wai or in more […]

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Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival (/kæn/; French: Festival de Cannes), named until 2002 as the International Film Festival (Festival international du film) and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries from all around the world. Founded in […]

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Tribeca Film Festival  The Tribeca Film Festival was founded in 2002 by Jane Rosenthal, Robert DeNiro and Craig Hatkoff, reportedly in response to the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the consequent loss of vitality in the Tribeca neighborhood in Lower Manhattan.  The festival showcases an expanded group of independent features, documentaries and short films from around the world, coupled with studio premieres, panel discussions, music and comedy concerts, a […]

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Dallas International Film Festival 2018

The 12th Annual Dallas International Film Festival runs Thursday, May 3rd thru Thursday, May 10th.  Primarily, the screenings will be at the Magnolia Theater in West Village but check the schedule because there are other venues being used.  We have already seen a few of the  movies: Woman Walks Ahead, The Guilty, Puzzle and Hearts […]

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Dallas International Film Festival (DIFF)

Official Website:  AFI Dallas 2007 was conceived by Liener Temerlin and Michael Cain. In 2010, it evolved into the Dallas International Film Festival.  It is an annual spring event that takes place in Dallas, Texas.  The new executive director, Johnathan Brownlee and long standing artistic director, James Faust are bringing a DIFFerent perspective to this […]

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Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF)

Official Website:  Over the past 32 years, SBIFF has become one of the leading film festivals in the United States – attracting 90,000 attendees and offering 11 days of 200+ films, tributes and panels, fulfilling their mission to engage, enrich, and inspire people through the power of film. We celebrate the art of cinema and […]

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USA Film Festival

Official Site:  The USA Film Festival began in 1971.  In 1983, USAFF began KidFilm Festival that is held annually in January.  The USAFF Short Film Competition an event that the Academy recognizes, it’s winners are on the road to the Oscars.  They don’t have a feature film competition.  Over the past 48 years, the Festival […]

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South by Southwest (SWSX)

Official Website: South By Southwest dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. The event, an essential destination for global professionals, features sessions, showcases, screenings, exhibitions, and a […]

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Toronto International Film Festival

  Official Website: The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is one of the largest publicly attended film festivals in the world, attracting over 480,000 people annually. Since its founding in 1976, TIFF has grown to become a year-round destination for film culture operating out of the TIFF Bell Lightbox, a dynamic center for film culture […]

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