KVIFF 2017 – Ken Loach, Paul Laverty and James Newton Howard to receive honorary awards

British director Ken Loach, writer Paul Laverty and U.S. composer James Newton Howard will be honored at the 52nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Loach and his regular writing collaborator will receive the festival’s Crystal Globe for Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema. The festival called Loach and Laverty “two individuals who together have influenced the…

Il Cinema Ritrovato: first news from the 2017 edition

Il Cinema Ritrovato, the annual festival organized by the Cineteca di Bologna and dedicated to the rediscovery of rare and little-known films from all over the world, will take place in Bologna, Italy from June 24 to July 2. The festival will feature a selection of 400 films, closing officially with a screening an open…

EFP’s Westwind to showcase of European cinema in Russia

European Film Promotion (EFP) is organizing Westwind, a showcase of European cinema which will take place in St. Petersburg in Russia on April 19-23. The spotlight will feature European Oscar submissions for Best Foreign Language Film. Westwind aims to continue and intensify European cultural exchange with Russian audiences. The program of the five-day event features:…

Claudia Cardinale star of Cannes 2017 poster

Claudia Cardinale is the star of the poster of this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The 70th Festival de Cannes will take place on May 17-28, 2017. “I am “I am honoured and proud to be flying the flag for the 70t Festival de Cannes,” says Cardinale in an official press release. The star of such…