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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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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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