Does it get better than this?

Filed under: — marisa on September 11th, 2006 10:09:02 pm

September is usually a flurry of activity in New York. Schools start again and everybody is back from their summer shares, vacactions, etc. But the IFC Center has completely outdone itself this week with two amazing offerings.
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Grand Opening of The IFC Center

Filed under: — marisa on June 17th, 2005 08:06:03 pm

ifcThe old Waverly Theater in the West Village (best known for starting the whole cult of midnight showings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show) has finally been reincarnated as the brand spanking new IFC Center. IFC stands for The Independent Film Channel, a movie lovers favorite on US cable television. So, while the theater isn’t independent, the movies promise to be.
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Newfest (2005)

Filed under: — denise on May 30th, 2005 01:05:09 am

newfestSummer’s here and it’s queer! Well June is in New York City, as The 29th New York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Film Festival begins on June 2nd and runs through June 12th at two main locations in Manhattan. Highlighting diverse film themes, the Newfest provides an opportunity for many controversial films to reach a wider audience. Themes in focus at this year’s festival include: Activism, Parenting and Retro-sex. For times and schedule check out the Newfest site.
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Filed under: — denise on September 12th, 2004 07:09:57 pm

caviamation Attention animation fans! In Amsterdam (NL) there is a new regular evening of this often under valued art form. Filmhuis Cavia is one of those alternative film theaters which works with volunteers and has a certain quirky charm about it. On the 3rd Friday of every month will be a program of animation. So make a note in your appointment book for the following dates
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OUTFOXED Independently Distributed

Filed under: — marisa on July 21st, 2004 06:07:20 pm

smaller outfoxed What looks like a fascinating documentary on Rupert Murdoch’s FOX News channel, the leader in sensationalized biased reporting in America, is being independantly distributed. Sponsors of the video include MoveOn.Org an extremely wide reaching online grassroots political organization in the US.

You can watch a clip from OUTFOXED and find yourself OUTraged by their ridiculous tactics. I don’t get this channel and actually watch very little TV, so I was blown over when at the end of the preview they showed that the network’s slogan is that they provide “fair and unbiased” reporting. Watch the clip and you will be amazed that their claim is even legal.

5678s live in Utrecht

Filed under: — pip on May 27th, 2004 04:05:02 pm

5678s.jpgThe 5678s, the Japanese 60s punk all-girl trio who appeared as the house band in the House of Blue Leaves in Kill Bill: Vol 1 are appearing at the Ekko in cialis cheapest Utrecht on Wednesday 2 June 2004.

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Parool Oscar Weekend

Filed under: — pip on January 30th, 2004 11:01:45 pm


The third annual festival organised by Het Parool in which Oscar-nominated films are screened over the weekend of 28, 29 February at Path’ De Munt, Amsterdam, in the lead up to the actual Oscars ceremony in the wee hours of 30 February (29 February in the US).

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Cinemarathon 2003

Filed under: — pip on November 20th, 2003 05:11:12 pm

booboo-sleep.jpgAnyone heard about this event taking place in Amsterdam’s Filmmuseum Cinerama, on 13 December? Basically, the Netherlands are trying to break the current world record for non-stop film watching (which means you have to stay awake from midnight on Sat 13 Dec until the evening of Tue 16 Dec).

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The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Filed under: — paco on October 17th, 2003 02:10:48 pm

priscilla_queen.jpgFor those at home next Saturday, they can enjoy this great movie at 22.57h on Ned. 3. It’s one of my all time favourites and I really want to get this one on DVD.

It’s a road-movie about three men, two gay transvestites and one transsexual, who bring their over-the-top performance show to the small haggard villages of the Australian bush. You’ll see brilliant performances by Guy Pearce (Memento, L.A. Confidential), Hugo Weaving (Matrix) and a surprising role for Terence Stamp (The Limey). Not only is this movie hilarious with very smart dialogues and great acting, but it also looks absolutely stunning with some great (disco) tunes. Enjoy this one!

Gattaca (1997)

Filed under: — reisneus on October 15th, 2003 05:10:08 pm

gattaca.jpgTonight 21h00 on ‘Canvas’ (Belgian TV). If you like your SF to have substance. Try this little gem. One of those ‘unnoticed’ films. It’s not a great film, but the story is good and the cinematography is nice.

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