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‘Youth’ ‘Mustang’ ‘Amy’ ‘The Lobster’ ‘Marshland’ Win European Film Awards

‘Youth’ ‘Mustang’ ‘Amy’ ‘The Lobster’ ‘Marshland’ Win European Film Awards

‘Youth’ (‘La Giovinezza’) directed and written by Academy Award-winner Paul Sorrentino, and starring Michal Kane, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano and Jane Fonda, won the top award, Best European Film of 2015, at the 28th European Film Awards. ‘Youth’ also won the awards for European Director for Paolo Sorrentino; and European Actor for Michael Caine. ‘Youth’ is the story of a retired orchestra conductor, on holiday in the Alps with his daughter and film director/best friend, […]

Winners of 2015 Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, “Adama” wins Best of Fest Award

Winners of 2015 Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, “Adama” wins Best of Fest Award

The French film Adama, directed by Simon Rouby, is the winner of the Best of Fest Award at the 2015 Chicago International Children’s Film Festival. Adama also won The Liv Ullmann Peace Prize, and the Adult Jury Prize—Animated Feature Film. As twelve-year-old Adama is about to experience his boyhood rite of passage, he and his brother’s lives are changed forever. Adama lives in a remote African village, but his older teenaged brother Samba gets lured […]

PICNIC and THE HOUSE IS INNOCENT Are Grand Prize Winners of 2015 Rhode Island International Film Festival

PICNIC and THE HOUSE IS INNOCENT Are Grand Prize Winners of 2015 Rhode Island International Film Festival

The FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) announced the Award Winners from its 19th Festival, which ran from August 4-9th, 2015.  The 2015 Grand Prize winners are “Picnic,“ directed by Jure Pavlovic from Croatia (pictured above) that takes place in Sarajevo during rush hour. The story concerns Emir who is on his way to meet his father for a weekend picnic at Igman, a semi-open penitentiary, but is late due to heavy traffic. “The House […]