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Call for Entries - Submit Your Film - Hawaii International Film Festival

Call for Entries - Submit Your Film - Hawaii International Film Festival | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it

Welcome filmmakers! This year’s festival will take place October 10-20, 2013 at the Dole Cannery Stadium 18 Theaters on Oahu. We have outlined the categories, deadlines and fees for this year below. Before you begin to enter your film, download the 2013 Rules and Regulations for exact requirements by clicking on the link below. Notification of film acceptance status will be announced approximately by mid-September 2013. This year there is a $15 and $10 fee for films submitted in the MADE IN HAWAII category.

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Fresh news on the South Mediterranean film and audiovisual industry (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria and Tunisia). Web curation by the Euromed Audiovisual III Programme of the European Union - <a href="http://euromedaudiovisuel.net" rel="nofollow">http://euromedaudiovisuel.net</a>/
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Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan enters Oscars race

Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan enters Oscars race | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
The love song “Hal” written and sung by Yasmine Hamdan, a Lebanese singer, songwriter
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Screening of Algerian Films in Brussels in Commemoration of Algeria's ... - AllAfrica.com

Screening of Algerian Films in Brussels in Commemoration of Algeria's ... - AllAfrica.com | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
Four Algerian films on the national liberation war are screened in Brussels till January 4 in commemoration of the independence of Algeria, said the Belgian cultural institution "Le Flagey," the event's organizer, on its website.
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Dubai Festival Puts Focus on Arab Content, Hands Out Prizes

Dubai Festival Puts Focus on Arab Content, Hands Out Prizes | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
A streamlined Dubai Intl. Film Festival handed out their prizes Dec. 16 at a ceremony and dinner at the Burj Al Arab, sometimes labeled the world’s most luxurious hotel. For the fest’s 11th edition...
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BREAKING: Renowned Egyptian director Nader Galal dies at 73 - Film - Arts & Culture - Ahram Online

BREAKING: Renowned Egyptian director Nader Galal dies at 73 - Film - Arts & Culture - Ahram Online | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
BREAKING: Renowned Egyptian director Nader Galal dies at 73
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Toni El Massih, VOX Cinemas - Screen International

Toni El Massih, VOX Cinemas - Screen International | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
Toni El Massih, director of distribution and film content at pan-Arab exhibitor VOX Cinemas, talks to Melanie Goodfellow about programming screens in the region.
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Ben Hania to direct rape victim drama - Screen International

Ben Hania to direct rape victim drama - Screen International | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
Tunisian filmmaker Kaouther Ben Hania is developing a new project inspired by the true story of a woman raped outside a beachfront nightclub in 2012.  
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VOX takes pan-Arab rights to Dolphins - Screen International

VOX takes pan-Arab rights to Dolphins - Screen International | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE: Dubai-based Vox Cinemas is in final negotiations to acquire pan-Arab rights to Emirati director Waleed Al Shehhi’s Dolphins ahead of its premiere at DIFF on Friday.
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Morocco To Double Its Multiplex Count in 2015 - Variety

Morocco To Double Its Multiplex Count in 2015 - Variety | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
Over the past decade, Morocco suffered a dramatic slide in admissions; local producers and directors are quick to pinpoint the country’s plummeting screen count as the biggest problem facing the do...
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Marrakech Fest Highlights Diversity of Moroccan Cinema

Marrakech Fest Highlights Diversity of Moroccan Cinema | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
In its early going, the Marrakech Film Festival, founded in 2001, remained relatively distant from Morocco’s still-fragile domestic film industry. But in the interim years, public funding for natio...
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Egyptian directors show abortion, harassment, FGM in novel ways - Ahram Online

Egyptian directors show abortion, harassment, FGM in novel ways - Ahram Online | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
Three shorts by three female Egyptian directors on abortion, sexual harassment and female genital mutilation at the Cairo International Womens Film Festival
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Doha Film Institute Unveils New 'Qumra' Event - Variety

Doha Film Institute Unveils New 'Qumra' Event - Variety | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
Entertainment news, film reviews, awards, film festivals, box office, entertainment industry conferences
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Culture minister opens 18th edition of Egyptian National Film Festival

Culture minister opens 18th edition of Egyptian National Film Festival | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
Culture minister opens 18th edition of Egyptian National Film Festival
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DIFF's Cinetech to extend beyond festival - Screen International

DIFF's Cinetech to extend beyond festival - Screen International | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
The 11th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) closes today, but film industry professionals will be able to watch many of the Arab films in the selection online for the next nine months.
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Mohamed Bensouda Developing Project on Moroccan cinema

Mohamed Bensouda Developing Project on Moroccan cinema | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
Books and docu projects exploring national cinemas are increasingly popular: Exhibits A: Martin Scorsese’s documentaries about American and Italian cinema. French helmer Bertrand Tavernier is also ...
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Top Moroccan helmer Lakhmari faces 'Burnout' in '15 - Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

Top Moroccan helmer Lakhmari faces 'Burnout' in '15
Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
LOS ANGELES, Dec 14, (RTRS): After a 22-year stint in Norway, helmer Nour-Eddine Lakhmari returned to his native Morocco at the end of the 1990s.
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Noureddine Sail: The accent is the main obstacle to Moroccan cinema | Egypt Independent

Noureddine Sail: The accent is the main obstacle to Moroccan cinema | Egypt Independent | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
Moroccan film critic Nour Eddin Sayel, executive vice president of the Marrakech International Film Festival, said he would like to show debut films in the official competition of the festival, but he cannot compete with other festivals like Cannes,...
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Arab digital platforms race to fill content gap

Arab digital platforms race to fill content gap | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
A new report from PwC highlights how online platforms are starting to fill the huge demand for youth-oriented Arabic content that is not being met by the traditional film and TV industries across the Middle East.
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DFM talks distribution challenges - Screen International

DFM talks distribution challenges - Screen International | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
A Dubai Film Market (DFM) panel discussed the challenges in distributing Arab films in the region and internationally, and how Emirati filmmaker Ali Mostafa’s From A To B may become a game-changer.
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Arab broadcasters call for local genre movies - Screen International

Arab broadcasters call for local genre movies - Screen International | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
Two of the Middle East’s biggest broadcasters called on Arab filmmakers to start making more genre movies at a Dubai Film Market (DFM) seminar on Thursday (Dec 11).
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Morocco’s Khadija Alami to Launch a New Film Studio in Ouarzazate

Morocco’s Khadija Alami to Launch a New Film Studio in Ouarzazate | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
Moroccan film producer Khadija Alami, who was born in Casablanca in 1962, is intending to promote the city of Ouarzazate as the Hollywood of Africa with a new
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’White Sugar’: Egyptian film to premiere at Dubai Film Festival - Egypt

’White Sugar’: Egyptian film to premiere at Dubai Film Festival - Egypt | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
Poster for “White Sugar” By Sharif Paget Ahmed Khaled confounds one's expectations. He is not the dishevelled, neurotic example of a movie director – one w
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Moroccan Cinema Center Chief Outlines Film Policy - Variety

Moroccan Cinema Center Chief Outlines Film Policy - Variety | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
Entertainment news, film reviews, awards, film festivals, box office, entertainment industry conferences
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Marrakech Hosts Events for Europe's Top Distributors and Sales Agents - Variety

Marrakech Hosts Events for Europe's Top Distributors and Sales Agents - Variety | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
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Is There Ever a Good Time to Release a Film with 'Arabs' in the Title?

Is There Ever a Good Time to Release a Film with 'Arabs' in the Title? | South Mediterranean Cinema | Scoop.it
Up to date news for people in the Arab American community.
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