Category Archives: Press Releases

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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Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival Announces Opening Night Gala and 2017 Program Line-Up, March 23–26, 2017

The 13th annual Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival will open on Thursday, March 23 at 8pm at the Regal Cinemas at LA Live in Downtown Los Angeles with a Gala and Benefit Screening. The four-day festival continues through Sunday, February 26 with … Continue reading

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Introducing NANG Magazine

NANG is an English-language print magazine that covers cinema and cinema cultures in the Asian world with passion and insight.  Published twice a year over a period of five years, NANG’s ambition is to build a wonderfully rich and profound collection … Continue reading

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New HKU MOOC: Hong Kong Cinema Through a Global Lens Premieres on 7 February 2017

The University of Hong Kong announces the February 7 premiere of Hong Kong Cinema Through a Global Lens, the first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Hong Kong cinema to be produced anywhere in the world. This pioneering online experience … Continue reading

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CPH:DOX Unveils DOX:ACADEMY, a New Initiative Aimed at Film Studies Students

CPH:DOX, the documentary film festival based in Copenhagen, Denmark, is the biggest festival of its kind in Scandinavia, and the third biggest in the world, with an annual programme that consists of more than 200 films, but also debates, seminars, … Continue reading

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The American Short Film Awards Announce 2016 Winners

The American Short Film Awards recently announced their 2016 winners: Best short film: TWINSBURG Best Drama: THE MOTHER Best Comedy: HOW TO SURVIVE A BREAKUP Best Horror: VICIOUS Best Animation: SCHIROKA Best Documentary: A SYSTEM OF JUSTICE Best Experimental: ENTER … Continue reading

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