Official Website: The American Film Institute was founded by a 1965 presidential mandate announced in the Rose Garden of the White House by Lyndon B. Johnson – to establish a national arts organization to preserve the legacy of American film heritage, educate the next generation of filmmakers and honor the artists and their work. Two years later, in 1967, AFI was established, supported […]

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BFI London Film Festival

Official Website: The BFI London Film Festival, which began in 1953, is an annual film festival held in the United Kingdom, running in the second half of October with cooperation from the British Film Institute. It screens more than 300 films, documentaries and shorts from approximately 50 countries. [1] 2019 Dates:  TBA Winners:  TBA 2018 Dates:  October 10 – October […]

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Venice Film Festival

Official Website: The Venice Film Festival or Venice International Film Festival (Italian: Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica della Biennale di Venezia, “International Exhibition of Cinematographic Art of the Venice Biennale”) is the oldest film festival in the world and one of the “Big Three” film festivals, alongside the Cannes Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival. […]

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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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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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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 located […]

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Berlin International Film Festival

Berlin: an exciting, cosmopolitan cultural hub that never ceases to attract artists from around the world. A diverse cultural scene, a critical public and an audience of film-lovers characterize the city. In the middle of it all, the Berlinale: a great cultural event and one of the most important dates for the international film industry. […]

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