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IRAN RESCUES WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL

January 7, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The government of Iran has come to the rescue of a film festival devoted to the work of women filmmakers. Now in its seventh year, the Parvin Etesami Film Festival had faced disbandment due to lack of funds, according to the Persian service of the Arab newswire MNA. Festival secretary Maziar Rezakhani was quoted as […]

AWARDS ANNOUNCED AT OUTFEST FILM FESTIVAL

July 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Ira Sachs’s Keep the Lights On has won the competition for the top Grand Jury Award for best dramatic feature at Outfest, the Los Angeles gay and lesbian film festival. Director Sachs also won the festival’s award for best screenplay. In awarding the prize for best feature to Sachs, the Outfest jury said it was […]

CNN TO MAKE MOVIES

May 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

CNN is getting into the movie business. The website TVNewser.com reported on Monday that the cable news network is planning to develop “tentpole” documentaries under the banner CNN Films to be distributed theatrically and air on television — presumably over its own channel. They are expected to cover a variety of subjects. The first movies, […]