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Women’s History Month Film Series “2 Weeks in Lagos” with Mawuli Gavor and Beverly Naya The selection of films from ADIFF’s Women’s Month Film Series is a modest contribution to the work of national and international filmmakers… Some films deal with women, but other films by some of these authors go behind the camera to …

The best jokes are short. Ditto for cruise vacation stories. When I was a reviewer for this journal, my biggest problem with the pieces I saw was that they were too long. For the most part, 20 minutes of insufficiently stuffed and rambling could have been cut. For those of you thinking, “Well, look at …

I don’t know if it was the funniest or funniest thing, but I saw it in local director and actor Joe Grisaffi. I had gone there to test a card game he had developed for his film knight’s death, and I asked why his very old dog Zoe wore grippy socks. He said it was …

By Mimi Chen, Editor of AsAmNews Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with the Model Majority Comedy Troupe’s annual Lunar New Year pageant. The show will be a live virtual broadcast this Saturday, February 19 at 9 p.m. EST/PM PST. Admission is free with a suggested donation to National Geographic’s Big Cats initiative. Participants must …

“The Times of Harvey Milk” is one of 33 films that will screen as part of the “Pioneers of Queer Cinema” film series at the Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum. Photo: UCLA Film and Television Archive. May Hong HaDuong says watching movies has helped her develop a sense of queer culture and identity. …

The Utica College Film Series runs the first eight weeks of each semester and is free to everyone on campus and in the community. Dr. Jeff Miller, President and Associate Professor of Communication and Media, refers to it as a hidden gem on the UC campus. The origins of a film series on the Utica …

The series runs throughout February at Arthouse at Blue Star and includes films from working Texas filmmakers in addition to Hollywood classics. SAN ANTONIO — By early November, Ada Babineaux, Barbara Felix and Angela Martinez hadn’t connected, let alone collaborated. But now, just three months later, their partnership has led to “Beautifully Black,” a showcase …

The Aquarion Water Company’s diversity film series kicks off this Thursday with a screening of Minari in recognition of the Korean American experience. This is a FREE community event! Please call the box office to reserve your spot at 203.438.5795. As well as airing after the movie in theaters, our exclusive content will also be …

Meet ‘The Fabulous Filipino Brothers’ in the Trailer for This Comedy Film by Alex Billington January 20, 2022Source: Youtube “You think you run everything…” 1091 Pictures has unveiled the trailer for an indie comedy titled The Fabulous Filipino Brothers, which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival last year. actor”Dante Basco made his directorial debut with …

South Asian director Maureen Bharoocha, who directed an episode of “Saved by the Bell” in November on Peacock, recently directed her second feature, “The Prank,” a dark comedy starring Rita Moreno, Keith David and Ramona Young. , after selling his first feature film, “Golden Arm,” to HBO which premiered last year. Los Angeles-based writer / …

Photo: Buddy Comedy Film Duets As wacky as they are strangely heartwarming, buddy comedies have produced some of the most hilarious films of the past 20 years. With movies like “Step Brothers” and “21 Jump Street” still fresh in cultural consciousness, this article will list the 5 best buddy comedies of the 21st century and …

The Matt O’Ree Band will perform at First Night Morris County. As has generally been the case in recent years, First Night Morris County in Morristown will offer New Jersey’s most ambitious program of family arts events on New Year’s Eve this year, featuring music, comedy, films, visual arts and children’s entertainment at various venues, …

The International Relations Committee’s annual Reel Time film series continues with “Life in a Day 2020” on January 4 at 7 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theater at 86 E 8th St. in downtown Holland. Free entry. This year’s film series is a partnership between IRC and Hope College. Life in a Day 220 is described …

The third annual “Visions of the Black Experience” film series will take place from From November 12 to 21, 2021. The Free Series is a hybrid program with in-person and online screenings and events, celebrating and illuminating the historical, social and cultural aspects of black life through cinema. This year’s event will feature over 40 …

As western Michigan prepares to welcome hundreds of Afghan refugees to the community over the coming months, the Holland International Relations Commission highlights the refugee experience in the United States as part of its film series annual. The commission’s annual Reel Time film series will begin on November 22 with the acclaimed documentary, “This is …

Louisiana Public Broadcast spotlighting stories of Blacks, Indigenous people and people of color in the Southern United States with its new limited series, according to a press release. Retrospective: Louisiana presents the work of filmmakers Zac Manuel and Kiyoko McCrae. Hindsight is part of a large project in partnership with Firelight Media, Reel South and …

The film industry may have been slowed down by the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, but things are starting to fall back into place. Upcoming film releases are again announced regularly, while successful film premieres have once again performed in person. A glimmer of hope in the midst of the tumultuous year we …

It was on the first weekend of November 2019 that the fifth edition of the Boston Independent Film Festival, Fall Focus, ended with a sold-out screening of Céline Sciamma’s “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”, including the heartbreaking ending sparked one of the cathartic eruptions of mass whining that I’ve always been around at the …

Season two of 20th Digital Studio‘s Bite Size Halloween, a series of shorts ranging from horror comedy to psychological thrillers and everything in between, is now available to stream on Hulu. Created by promising filmmakers, these films will be screened on digital and broadcast platforms. Freeform, FX, and by Hulu Huluween platform hub and YouTube …

WATERVILLE – The Maine Film Center announces the launch of a film series titled “(some of) The Best of Wes (So Far)”, featuring films directed by Wes Anderson, in anticipation of his upcoming feature film , “The French Dispatch”. The screenings will take place every Monday at 7 p.m. until November 1. Tickets are available …

At the start of the pandemic – when we found ourselves bonded at home – few things offered comfort like the movies. Projectionist Ana Mathews stands in the projectionist booth at the Muenzinger Auditorium ahead of the screening of “Walker” on September 25, 2021 for the CU International Film Series. (Rolf Kjolseth / Courtesy photo) …

Nitehawk Cinema expands its programming team. The chain, which has branches in Williamsburg and Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY, hired Cristina Cacioppo and Desmond Thorne to augment its programming staff. They will both report to John Woods, Nitehawk’s director of programming and acquisitions. Cacioppo recently programmed for the Alamo Drafthouse in downtown Brooklyn, where she …

Nitehawk Cinema Expands Its Programming Team. The chain, which has branches in Williamsburg and Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY, hired Cristina Cacioppo and Desmond Thorne to augment its programming staff. They will both report to John Woods, Nitehawk’s director of programming and acquisitions. Cacioppo recently programmed for the Alamo Drafthouse in downtown Brooklyn, where she …

Barcelona-based digital marketplace Filmarket Hub and Sitges Festival in Catalonia have unveiled this year’s lineups for Sitges Pitchbox, an international pitching event focused on genre feature films and series in development. This year’s event will take place October 8-15 as part of the industry’s broader activities at the Sitges Film Festival. Representatives of each project …

– Advertising – Paper tigers is a 2020 American film. The film is based on martial arts and is a dramatic comedy film. It is written and directed by Bao Tran and was very successful. The feature film is the directorial debut of Baro Tran. Popular actors of film stars Alain Uy, Ron Yuan and …

Richard Masur in official trailer for Indie Road Trip comedy film ‘Hudson’ by Alex Billington August 24, 2021Source: Youtube “Nothing turned out the way I expected.” 1091 Pictures has released a trailer for an independent road trip comedy titled Hudson, marking director Sean Daniel Cunningham’s feature debut. This won the Audience Award at the 2019 …

Liz Pahl met Ada Woodson Adams and Carol Kuhre while working for the Athens County Foundation in the mid-2010s. “I remember thinking, ‘I’ve heard their names,” Pahl said. “But when I learned of their contributions in this area, I was blown away.” Kuhre, a longtime community organizer, co-founded Rural Action and had been its executive …

OTTAWA, ON, 23 Aug 2021 / CNW / – Upside down, one of the biggest 2SLGBTQ + film festivals in North America and the largest promoter and distributor of 2SLGBTQ + content in Canada, presents The Inside Out x RBC Drive-In Tour in Ottawa. The tour will screen feature films ahead of their theatrical release, …

PEARL OF WISDOM, a creative development project of an Indian incognito entertainment holding company with growing global fame, and by multi-hyphenated entertainment Marlene Sharp (SONIC BOOM, YO-KAI WATCH, POSTMAN PAT: THE MOVIE ), is the recipient of several 2021 screenplay commendations, including winner status at the recent Austin Comedy Film Festival. The script for the …

The 18th edition of the Monte-Carlo Comedy Film Festival has started. The event designed and chaired by Ezio Greggio takes place from May 31 to June 5, 2021 in the Principality of Monaco. “The comedy must continue, because it is the genre that has always told our story the best.” This is evidenced by the …

Actor Tahj Mowry. Photo credit: Connor Clayton Actor Tahj Mowry has spoken to Digital Journal’s Markos Papadatos about his role in the upcoming comedy film “Welcome Matt,” which will be released on May 28. It was an official selection at the 2021 Pan-African Art and Film Festival. Mowry plays Matt, a writer and director who …

TOP LINE Hollywood heavyweight Carl Reiner – beloved for a seven-decade career in TV, film and theater that yielded comedic hits like ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ and memorable collaborations with Steve Martin, Sid Ceaser and Mel Brooks – died at 98, according to TMZ and Variety. LOS ANGELES, CA – APRIL 07: (EDITORS NOTE: …

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos, Photo: ©PATRICKMCMULLAN.COM Receive our Hamptons Insider newsletters directly. Couple from Southampton Kelly Ripa and Marc Consuelos team up with Albert Bianchini to add a new addition to ABC’s diverse lineup. Their project, titled The Sanchez Way, is a half-hour comedy series that focuses on the life of a Mexican-American family. …

Cinema Capitol, 230 W. Dominick St., will present the American-Japanese drama “Oh Lucy!” from Friday to Thursday. The film is in Japanese and English, with Japanese dialogue subtitled in English. Directed by Atsuko Hirayanagi, “Oh Lucy!” follows Setsuko (Shinobu Terajima), an emotionally dissatisfied single woman seemingly stuck with a lackluster and meaningless life in Tokyo. …

Oscar-winning actress and Cannes Film Festival veteran Marion Cotillard reconnects with director Arnaud Desplechin for The ghosts of Ishmael, who opened the festival this week. The two have already worked together in the years 1996 My sex life … or how I quarreled. We recently sat down with Cotillard to discuss the new movie and …

The trio’s Rough House Productions help spotlight small films like “Donald Cried”. Here’s how they see their unlikely role in the industry. Audiences might not realize it, but Rough House Pictures has been a vital force in American cinema for the past decade. People know Danny McBride as the sarcastic, self-glorifying star of HBO’s “Eastbound …

In the popular imagination, Native Americans are rarely associated with humor; they are represented either as solemn guardians of ancient wisdom or as long-term victims of genocide and oppression. When presented in comedic situations, they have always been the butt of jokes in movies and on television – where they are often portrayed by non-Indigenous …

French director Michel Hazanavicius has decided to return to the genre that won him an Oscar for The Artist for the new comedy Will. Hazanavicius told The Hollywood Reporter that the new project will be an English-language film based on a script written ten years ago but never made. “I liked the script,” he said. …