Category Archives: Press Releases

Neely Gonidosky’s Behind the Bars, an Animated Short Film, Set for Release Monday, December 11, 2017

Behind the Bars is an animated short film by award-winning animator Neely Goniodsky, exploring the themes of racial oppression, prejudice, and the power of art to overcome and communicate one’s struggles to the world. Based on a poem by Edward Smyth Jones. … Continue reading

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“Harv” Documentary to Screen at Greenwich Village Film Festival

Celebrating the Life of One of the Original “Mad Men” The Greenwich Village Film Festival will host the world premiere of the documentary, Harv on October 25, 2017. Shot during the final three months of Harvard Toback’s life, this touching … Continue reading

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CFP: Cinema De-Centered

Presented by: Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association, San Francisco State University Dates: October 19 + 20, 2017 Keynote Speaker: Stephanie Boluk & Patrick LeMieux Contact Email: CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu As the primary mode of experiencing moving images has drifted from the silver … Continue reading

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Forbes Announces Second Annual Under 30 Short Film Festival

Forbes announced today its second annual Under 30 Short Film Festival, a short film competition for filmmakers, under the age of 30, who are innovating and using a variety of techniques to accomplish a range of missions, from entertainment to advocacy. Submissions … Continue reading

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The Pulitzer at 100

First Run Features is proud to announce the theatrical premiere of The Pulitzer at 100, the latest documentary by Oscar- and Emmy-winning director Kirk Simon. The film opens at the prestigious Lincoln Plaza Cinema on July 21, with other cities … Continue reading

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Filmatique Screens New Asian Voices in May

During the month of May, Filmatique will host a collection of films from New Asian Voices. First films from Peng Fei Song, Hyun-ju Lee, and Eddie Cahyono screen alongside the elegant third feature from Le-Van Kiet. Though from countries as … Continue reading

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Cinemedia CFP: Cinemas of Distraction

In his 1926 essay “Cult of Distraction,” Siegfried Kracauer drew attention to the recently constructed grand movie theaters of the time, calling them “palaces of distraction” and “shrines to the cultivation of pleasure.”  In such palaces, he wrote, “the stimulations of the senses succeed each other … Continue reading

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Debt in History CFP

Department of English University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada 18-19 May 2018 At a Q&A that followed a Toronto screening of Little Men (2016), a film about two families’ battle over a lease and its impact on the lives of its … Continue reading

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Filmatique Screens Post-Soviet Cinema in April

During the month of April, Filmatique will screen films from a constellation of post-Soviet nations — Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and the Republic of Georgia. These countries have all declared independence in the wake of the disintegration of the former … Continue reading

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CPH:DOX Announces Nominees for Festival Competitions

CPH:DOX, one of the world’s largest documentary film festivals, announces the nominees in the four festival competitions and introduces a fifth addition for the first time. NEXT:WAVE is the title of the new competition, launched by CPH:DOX together with their … Continue reading

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