The Oscar Nominees are in
The nominees for this years Academy Awards have been announced and we are very happy to see the animation short “Madagascar, Carnet de Voyage” by Bastien Dubois, included in the Animation Marathon of Milano Film Festival’s 15th edition. Among the nominees the amazing illustration of Shaun Tan directed by Andrew Ruhemann “The Lost Thing”.
Milano Film Festival goes to Beirut
Starting tomorrow, the 2011 Human Rights Film Festival organized by COSV will bring attention on specific human rights issues. The four days programme will focus in four vulnerable groups: women, refugees, migrants and detainees. The event is twinned with Milano Film Festival, that in State (T)error has a pecific section dedicate to the sensitive topic of human rights violations. MFF will...
Shocking news for Joe Berlinger's Crude
You certainly remember about Joe Berlinger’s Crude, presented in the State (T)error’s section of Milano Film Festival: a powerful and accurate documentary focused on the environmental exploitation committed by the oil firm Chevron in Ecuador. After a legal battle, the federal judge has now ruled that Chevron will now have use and access to the entire unused footage of the film. A...
In December the 18th, SoundMetak, the faboulous dream shop run by the collector of vintage music instruments musician/magician Xabier Iriondo, closed its venue. Fortunately, the activity didn’t stop and continues on line on the official website. A vast choice of electronic music devices, together with handmade instruments and rare records, is available. Last but not least, the website...
...on the way to Göteborg
The programme of Göteborg International Film Festival (28.01 - 7.02) was announced today. International premières, a focus on romanian cinema and, of course, the most interesting nordic productions can be found here http://www.giff.se/us/public.html The programmers of Milano Film Festival will be there…and in Rotterdam, and then Berlin….want to meet us? Drop us a line:...
COLONIZATION AND CULTURAL CANNIBALISM
TUPI OR NOT TUPI: VAMPIRES VS. CANNIBALS. Under this intriguing title goes a thematic cycle of the 7th edition of Punto de Vista international documentary festival starting in February the 22nd in Pamplona. Another occasion to re-discover Tigrero, by Mika Kaurismaki, screened at the 15th edition of Milano Film Festival. Check out the rest of the programme, you won’t be deceived.