The city of Puchon, South Korea, will hold its first Puchon Intl. Fantastic Film Festival from Aug. 29 through Sept. 5.
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Beeban Kidron's "Swept From the Sea" and Lee Tamahori's "The Edge" will be on view as world premiere galas at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, running Sept. 4-13.
"The Hanging Garden," a feature film debut for Nova Scotia director Thom Fitzgerald, will open the Perspective Canada program Sept. 5 at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
At a closing ceremony July 29, the 20th Moscow Jubilee fest jury awarded its grand prize to U.S. pic "Marvin's Room," with fest visitor Robert De Niro collecting the prize.
Pics competing from the U.S. took the top prizes at the 27th Giffoni Intl. Film Festival, a showcase for family and children's films that wrapped July 27.
"Eve's Bayou," a drama about a well-to-do Southern family starring Samuel L. Jackson, will have its world premiere Sept. 7 at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
Watching a peculiarly American pop culture creation like Howard Stern make his first media splash in the Czech Republic made traveling 15,000 miles almost bearable.
The leather anniversary of the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival in March was laced with heavy distribber purchasing power as the maturing fest hit its third year.
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