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Nov
18
    

In an open ed piece in the LA Times, Michael Moore made this pledge to “disheartened conservatives:”

1) We will always respect you. We will never, ever, call you “unpatriotic” simply because you disagree with us. In fact, we encourage you to dissent and disagree with us.

2) We will let you marry whomever you want (even though some among us consider your Republican behavior to be “different” or “immoral”). Who you marry is none of our business. Love, and be in love — it’s a wonderful gift.

3) We will not spend your grandchildren’s money on our personal whims or to enrich our friends. It’s your checkbook too, and we will balance it for you.

4) When we soon bring our sons and daughters home from Iraq, we will bring your sons and daughters home too. We promise never to send your kids off to war based on some amateur Power Point presentation cooked up by men who have never been to war.

5) When we make America the last Western democracy to have universal health coverage, and all Americans are able to get help when they fall ill, we promise that you too will be able to see a doctor, regardless of your ability to pay. And when stem cell research delivers treatments and cures for diseases that afflict you and your loved ones, we’ll make sure those advances are available to you and your family too. [Read More…]


 
Nov
16
    

GL Productions newest documentary, THE HEALING PROPHET: SOLANUS CASEY (58 minutes) will first have a screening at The Solanus Casey Center on Dec. 16th at 11:00am and 2pm. It will air on WTVS, Detroit Public Television, from 10pm-11pm on December 20th, with subsequent showings for several years thereafter. The documentary will also be broadcast worldwide through EWTN (Eternal World Television). An extended dvd version of the program is available directly from the producers.


 
Nov
16
    

A pre-holiday shopping reminder that The Documentary Film Makers Handbook, the new book in the best selling The Guerilla FIlm Makers Handbook series is available now. The book discusses how to get your doc made from a practical standpoint. We interviewed over 110 documentary industry professionals from such places as HBO, Discovery, National Geographic, BBC, an editor, a DP, Sundance, etc., to get their expert advice on what a filmmaker would NEED to know about their field. In addition, we conducted 24 case studies with working filmmakers such as the teams behind MARCH OF THE PENGUINS, BORN INTO BROTHELS, CONTROL ROOM, DOGTOWN & Z-BOYS, TREMBLING BEFORE F-D to hear their inspirational war stories on how they got their films made.

To purchase the book go to Amazon.com. The book is also available at all major and independent bookstores in the US and Canada – next week the UK and Europe.

Best,

Andrew Zinnes
Co-Author, The Documentary Film Makers Handbook
310-837-1982

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Nov
15
    

There are hundreds of documentaries and DVD’s, thousands of books and millions of articles and websites in the world all chasing the UFO enigma.

Recently Nick Pope resigned from the MOD to pursue his career in the realm of the UFO and alien hunting world. He gave the British a shock and said that the government were not ready for an alien attack and in so doing raised the profile of the whole genre yet again. But what is the truth? And is the truth only known to government bodies?

Researcher and best selling author, Philip Gardiner, along with co-producer Michael Bourne and Reality Entertainment are on a mission to discover the truth and reveal it to the world in a frank and open new documentary. Already Nick Pope has himself agreed to speak frankly on the documentary, but Gardiner and Bourne want your input too.

“There are thousands of people out there who have taken footage or photographs of something they cannot explain and yet nobody listens to them.” Said Gardiner. “We want to listen to them and to help them get heard. We will show their footage and let the world know their stories.”

Said Gardiner.According to Gardiner and Bourne, they already have some stunning and new evidence that will shock the world, but they also want footage, photographs and any evidence for other paranormal phenomena, which may also be linked to the UFO enigma. “Photographs of ghosts and other peculiar anomalies may also have a relationship to the phenomena and by uniting these concepts we think that we will get to the bottom of what is really going on.” Said Bourne.

The unique partnership between author Philip Gardiner and website host Michael Bourne has developed over the past few years and they decided it was time to reveal much of what they had learned. Gardiner is the best selling author of seemingly unrelated books such as Gnosis: The Secret of Solomon’s Temple Revealed and Secrets of the Serpent: In Search of Our Sacred Past, as well as being a film maker with some recent highly acclaimed DVD documentaries launched through the USA company Reality Entertainment. Reality are one of the world’s biggest independent record companies, with bands such as Marcy Playground, Krokus and K.C. and the Sunshine Band, but they also have a book and films division that Gardiner is spearheading. Michael Bourne is the creator of the infamous book-of-thoth.com website, which recently launched an incredible book competition to also allow people to reveal their own discoveries.

If you have information which may lead to evidence for or against the alien/UFO phenomena or if you have taken footage or photographs then all you have to do is contact Philip via the contacts page on his website at www.gardinersworld.com. All correspondence will be dealt with in strictest confidence, especially if you have connections to organisations that may deem this to be a breach of secrecy, and according to Gardiner and Bourne, they have already had approaches from within certain bodies.

The resulting documentary will be launched in 2007 by Reality Films.

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For more information contact Philip Gardiner’s PA on books@radikalbooks.com

See also www.gardinersworld.com or www.book-of-thoth.com or www.reality-entertainment.com


 
Nov
13
    

The Truth Behind the Fiction documentary series explores the realities that inspired some of the most celebrated feature films in recent memory. One Day in September is about the killing of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics, the subject of Steven Spielberg’s drama Munich. The documentary Favela Rising and Fernando Meirelles’s extraordinary feature City of God are both about the rise of youth and drug gangs in Rio de Janeiro. The psychology of young Americans going to war is brutally depicted in both the new Iraq war documentary The Ground Truth and Stanley Kubrick’s Vietnam classic Full Metal Jacket. The world of old school tap dancing and jazz unite in Robert Altman’s Black and Blue and Francis Ford Coppola’s The Cotton Club, and the Nazis’ plundering of cultural treasures finds expression in both The Rape of Europa and Raiders of the Lost Ark.

The Rape of Europa
Thursday, December 7, 2006
8:00 PM
$7

The Ground Truth
Thursday, January 11, 2007
8:00 Pm
$7

One Day in September
Thursday, February 1, 2007
8:00 PM
$7

Black and Blue
Thursday, February 22, 2007
8:00 PM
$7

Favela Rising
Thursday, March 29, 2007
8:00 PM
$7

Keeping Time
Thursday, April 19, 2007
8:00 PM
$7

MASS MoCA is located at 87 Marshall Street, North Adams, MA 01247. For tickets, call 413-662-2111, or visit us online at www.massmoca.org.


 
Nov
06
    

MYTVBIZ.COM allows Film makers and distributors to upload and sell quality digital content, for which they own the rights to. Cutting edge tools needed to stream and sell video content online are all provided for you, all you have to do is upload your content and set a price.

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Visit www.mytvbiz.com today!


 
Nov
05
    

Are you wanting to make a documentary, but are stuck on how to get started? Or are you in the middle of a project and have gotten lost in the story? Perhaps you are finished with your film, but you don’t know how to market, distribute or publicize it – especially on a limited budget. If this is the case, or you have some other block to getting your film made, then you should take The Documentary Film Makers Course.

Proctored by Andrew Zinnes and Genevieve Jolliffe the co-authors of The Documentary Film Makers Handbook and the best selling The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook series. Andrew and Genevieve are also working filmmakers whose projects have been seen on MTV, PBS, BBC, ITV and Channel 4 UK.
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Nov
03
    

2007 SONOMA VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS
Entry Deadline is November 15th for Special 10th Anniversary Festival

SONOMA, Calif. (November 1, 2006)The Sonoma Valley Film Festival announced today that it is currently accepting film entries in an array of categories, to play at its exciting 10th anniversary event, which will take place April 11 – 15, 2007. Final deadline for film submissions is November 15, 2006. All submissions to the 2007 Sonoma Valley Film Festival must be submitted online at www.withoutabox.com, which also features submission rules, fees and eligibility information. Detailed Festival information is also available at www.SonomaFilmFest.org .

Set in the heart of California’s historic and lush Wine Country, named one of America’s “Top Ten Best Vacation Film Festivals,” and called a “Cinematic magic carpet ride” by IFC News, the Sonoma Valley Film Festival prides itself on providing every filmmaker unique opportunities to mingle with breakthrough artists and industry leaders in one of the most intimate, unpretentious and indulgent settings in the world.

Sponsored by Entertainment Weekly magazine, the Sonoma Valley Film Festival offers all of the excitement, press exposure and stars of larger festivals without the hectic atmosphere or distracting handlers. With unique opportunities for personal and relaxed face-time with key industry players, Sonoma has become a unique and seductive venue for launching independent films, as well as a hot zone for some of the best independent films of the year. Nearly one third of the feature films playing at last year’s Festival received theatrical release and national distribution deals.

To recognize outstanding achievements in filmmaking, films selected for competition have the chance to win over $10,000 in cash and prizes for prestigious jury and audience awards. Prize packages, which continue to be enhanced and enriched, will grow as the Festival approaches. Sonoma presents over 75 independent films annually, including feature length narratives, documentaries, shorts, and student films. This year will also feature a special animation category.

Filmmakers are the ultimate VIPs in Sonoma, indulging in Sonoma’s trademark “Cinema Epicuria” experience, with gourmet food and wine tastings before every film screening, curated by the world’s only film festival sommelier. Each year, filmmakers are also treated to a dazzling schedule, including insider winery excursions, private luncheons, and a totally unique hospitality program that welcomes guests to stay in the most lovely and luxurious private homes in town.

Sonoma plays host to VIP receptions, filmmaker panels, an awards program, and special tributes to cinematic legends. World-class film programming, paired with the best of Wine Country cuisine in a stunning natural setting, make this an incomparably rich experience on the international festival circuit.

Industry stars who have participated in the Sonoma Valley Film Festival include Alexander Payne, Bruce Willis, Danny Glover, Blythe Danner, Jon Favreau, Mark Romanek, Jena Malone, Agnieska Holland, Tony Shalhoub, Francis Ford Coppola and Robin Williams, among others.

For more information, visit www.SonomaFilmFest.org .


 
Oct
31
    

Happy film productions are all alike; every unhappy film production is unhappy… well, it is unhappy in almost always the same way.

In Hearts of Darkness the angst, agony and ecstasy of Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now receives a masterful dissection. That it doesn’t descend into parody for one minute is an accomplishment of Herculean proportions.

Coppola had originally intended upon shooting Apocalypse with George Lucas during the Vietnam Conflict. Screen writer John Milius wanted to stage the thing in Vietnam. Studios wouldn’t go near it for obvious reasons, and Coppola had to settle for making The Godfather I and II.

By 1976 he had parlayed that success into American Zoetrope and developed enough clout to make the epic.

Hearts is full of ghosts. The first is that of Joseph Conrad.

Conrad can have a funny influence on people. His books caused this reviewer (an ardent pacifist) to join The United States Navy. He inspired both Orson Welles and Francis Ford Coppola to tackle “Heart of Darkness.” Challenged would be closer. Should the Necronomiconesque qualities of the dour Pole be doubted, consider the Unabomber.

Welles must have felt the chill in the room. Before rolling a frame, Welles was looking at twice his allotted budget, butting heads with the studio and lost his screenwriting partner. No mention is made as to whether Coppola sought out Welles when beginning an adaptation of the same novel in a different war, but his shadow looms in any event. It is a substantial coincidence that after Welles’s aborted Heart of Darkness he went on to make Citizen Kane. Considering that Welles and Coppola respectively released what many consider to be the Number 1 and 2 films in the history of cinema, the idea of an odd type of curse is pervasive. “You may try,” we find Conrad taunting, “and for your efforts you will be rewarded. But I will be damned if you make the thing.”

Coppola is obviously cognizant of the connection. While we watch the priceless footage shot by his wife Eleanor, the feeling that he is willing the thing to be a fiasco is omnipresent. It is hard not to speculate as to whether Coppola wanted a failed production. He certainly played his hand into it. Negotiating a deal with Ferdinand Marcos whereby Philippine helicopters were leased with the caveat that they could be taken back at a moment’s notice should they need to be used for counterinsurgency. Giving his lead actor the sack and hiring on Martin Sheen, at the time something of a loose cannon. Casting the temperamental Brando as Kurtz and advancing him $1 million. (Why not just shoot the moon and have Orson play him?) It doesn’t require an undue amount of cynicism to postulate that the fruition of the film was the real failure in Coppola’s mind. As tapes of his conversations indicate, Coppola was motivated by something much larger than just a movie. With each outburst it seems that he’s aiming not so much for “Heart of Darkness” as “Dead Souls,” “The Anathemata” or Orson Welles’s Don Quixote. Though completed works make legends, those testaments to a creative genius delving so deeply into a work that he loses himself entirely make myths. 
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Oct
31
    

The Forbidden Knowledge Conference UK 2006.

Author, organiser and film-maker, Philip Gardiner

In 2006 best selling author, Philip Gardiner, held one of the UK’s biggest conferences on the unexplained and forbidden knowledge. With some of the world’s biggest names flying in the event was a huge success and is planned again for 2007. But if you missed out, fear not, because Gardiner had the event filmed and with USA company Reality Entertainment has now released the DVD.

The film features authors Andrew Collins, Tim Wallace-Murphy, Michael Cremo, Dr Robert Feather, Hamish Miller, Alan Alford, Nick Pope and of course Philip Gardiner. However, it Gardiner also arranged for an extra interview to be added with Dr John Jay Harper courtesy of Conscious Media Network.

The DVD has been specially edited and includes cutting edge music from the UK’s great new band, Soul Path, as well as Warrior, WWIII and many more.

From the mystery of Cygnus to the secret symbols of Freemasons; from the journey into the heart of a dark secret society to the real X-Files, this DVD has it all.

For more information go to www.reality-entertainment.com/books.htm or visit www.gardinersworld.com Contact: Michael Pralin at info@philipgardiner.net part of Mayfair Promotions.REALITY ENTERTAINMENT
Foresthill CA 95631
ph-530-367-5389
fx-530-367-3024

www.reality-entertainment.com
www.reality-entertainment.com/books.htm


 
Oct
31
    

scene from Jews of Iran8th Los Angeles Sephardic Jewish Film Festival
Tuesday, November 14th 2006, 7:30 PM
Laemmle Music Hall Theatre
9036 Wilshire Blvd,
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles
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6th Nashville Jewish Film Festival
Wednesday, November 15th 2006, 7:00 PM
The Belcourt Theatre
2102 Belcourt Avenue,
Hillsboro Village, Nashville, USA

More info about this film and online purchse


 
Oct
26
    

Hello, everyone. I am the co-author of The Documentary Film Makers Handbook, a new book in The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook series. Just wanted to tell everyone that after two years in the making, the book is now available for purchase at Amazon, Borders, Barnes and Noble and most other bookstores.

We interviewed over 110 documentary industry professionals from every field (DP, editor, distributor, funder, broadcaster, etc.) and asked them the questions that you would NEED to know the answers to in order to make your doc. In these interviews, we also spoke to 24 working filmmakers who discuss their experiences making their films. Some of the films chronicled are MARCH OF THE PENGUINS, CONTROL ROOM, MAD HOT BALLROOM, DOGTOWN & Z-BOYS, WHY WE FIGHT?, LA SIERRA, MY DATE WITH DREW and TREMBLING BEFORE G-D.

There is also a Global Perspective chapter where you can get an insight into filmmaking, funding and distribution around the world, which given today’s climate is how many docs get made.

Here is the Amazon link to the book which is bright orange! To learn more about the book and myself, go to www.script-tonic.com. I hope you enjoy it and it is helpful.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0826416659/

Best,

Andrew Zinnes
Co-author, The Documentary Film Makers Handbook 310-837-1982


 
Oct
25
    

The festival strengthens its ties with the French filmmaker.

As of the next festival, Punto de Vista shall be awarding the Jean Vigo Prize to the best director (€ 5,000) from among those taking part in the Official Competition Section. The new award aims to strengthen both the spirit which inspired the festival in the first place and its commitment to the work of Jean Vigo. The creation of this prize has been made possible thanks to the close ties between PUNTO DE VISTA and the family of the great French filmmaker.

As you will remember, Punto de Vista paid tribute to the director of Zero de Conduite on the centenary of his birth in 2005. Luce Vigo, film critic and daughter of Vigo and Elizabeth Lozinska, attended that year. The festival provided an opportunity to look back on Vigo’s entire filmography and also represented the first step in a relationship which has now fructified in the form of this award. As you will already know, the Festival took its name, Punto de Vista (Point of View), as a tribute to Vigo, the first director to refer, back in the 30’s, to a “documented point of view” as a distinctive sign of a form of filmmaking which commits the filmmaker.

This is the first prize in Spain associated with the memory of the director of L´Atalante, but in France, the Prix Jean Vigo is closely related to some of the best filmmaking of the last 50 years. The Prix Jean Vigo was created in France in 1951 as a means of promoting young filmmakers with the greatest prospects. Figures such as Alain Resnais, Chris Marker, Claude Chabrol and Jean-Luc Godard can all be named among its winners.

With all this evocations, it is an honour for Punto de Vista that, as of 2007, the festival shall be an accredited platform dedicated to the memory of Vigo, rewarding the most audacious, directors of non-fiction. A place for the films of tomorrow. Punto de Vista would like to thank the Vigo family for the support and generosity which they have given to the festival.
REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL THE 9th OF NOVEMBER

The second deadline for films for the Official Competition Section closes on the 9th of November. This deadline is only for documentary films produced after the 1st of August 2006.

Punto de Vista, which is to be held in Pamplona from the 23rd of February to the 3rd of March 2007, has received 263 films during the first registration period. The competition rules and the registration form are available on the festival Web site www.cfnavarra.es/puntodevista.

PRIZES

Official Prizes
– “Punto de Vista” First Prize for the best film: 9.000 euro
– Prize Jean Vigo for the best Director: 5.000 euro
– First Prize for the best short film: 3.500 euro

Special Prizes
– The Audience’s Special Prize for the best film: 2.500 euro
– Special mentions: The Jury will be able to award up to three special mentions, worth 1.000 euro each


 
Oct
25
    

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:
Dan Berger, THINKFilm, (212) 444-7900, dberger@thinkfilmcompany.com
THINKFilm
New York, May 10 – THINKFilm has acquired the rights to BLOOD AND TEARS, a documentary about the Arab-Israeli conflict, it was announced today. Isidore Rosmarin, with 20 years of major network experience, including CBS “60 Minutes,” NBC “Dateline,” Court TV, and A&E, directed and produced the film. His co-producer was Jeff Helmreich, with Michael Dan and Robert Topol serving as executive producers.
BLOOD AND TEARS: The Arab-Israeli Conflict

Like an open wound that will not heal the Arab-Israeli conflict refuses to be resolved. Acclaimed documentary producer and director, Isidore Rosmarin, and co-producer, Jeff Helmreich, have made BLOOD AND TEARS – the definitive film on this seemingly irresolvable conflict. Rosmarin uncovers the truth beneath the hype and the headlines. Rosmarin and his team of Middle East experts have gone right to the source: the ministers and mullahs, the fanatics and peaceniks, the soldiers and terrorists, and the ordinary families battling extraordinary forces as they try to live a normal life. They have interviewed top officials from both sides, from former Israeli Prime Ministers to senior Palestinian officials to the leaders of the militant extremist group Hamas, Sheikh Bitawi and the late Dr. Abdel aziz Rantisi. They have also interviewed renowned Mideast scholars Bernard Lewis & Fouad Ajami and the foremost Palestinian scholar, Rashid Khalidi. BLOOD AND TEARS explores the origin of the confrontation itself, and challenges many of the deep-rooted myths we all hold about this epicenter of human conflict.
ADVANCE PRAISE FOR “BLOOD AND TEARS” �

“… An excellent film with extraordinary value,” Dennis Ross, Mideast Envoy, Clinton Admin.
“… A powerful, must-see film,” Prof. Akbar Ahmed, Islamic Studies Chair, American Univ.
“… A remarkable achievement,” Dr. Bernard Lewis, Islamic Scholar, Princeton Univ.
“… A moving, well crafted, strong piece of work,” Michael Medved, nationally syndicated film critic
“… Painfully objective and powerful,” Jay Bushinsky, Mideast Bureau Chief, Infinity Broadcasting
“… An outstanding and dramatic film,” Prof. Alan Dershowitz, Harvard Law School�
“ … Enhances the confidence of peace advocates on both sides,” Muhammad Muslih, LI Univ.
“… A masterful, cinematic exploration of the Arab- Israeli Conflict,” Liel Leibowitz, Jewish Week
“… Unbiased and clear-sighted,” Bret Stephens, Editor, Wall Street Journal
“… A landmark film that gives new insight to the conflict,” Akhtar Faruqui, pakistanlink.com

THINKFilm received its fourth Oscar nomination earlier this year with MURDERBALL, which was up for a Best Documentary Feature award. Its 2005 comedy smash, THE ARISTOCRATS, was just released on DVD and their recent theatrical release, the Beastie Boys musical extravaganza AWESOME; I F*#&%N’ SHOT THAT!, had its world premiere at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and opened commercially on March 31st. THINKFilm is a privately held company with offices in New York and Toronto. For information, please go to www.thinkfilmcompany.com.
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Oct
25
    

One year ago, Father Joe Benson watched Hurricane Katrina tear the roof off his church’s historic parish building, just two years after a fire nearly destroyed the church itself. But Blessed Seelos Catholic Church sits on precious high ground in New Orleans’ upper 9th Ward, and it is now being rebuilt by volunteers—-who are hammering right through another hurricane season. In this independent feature-length documentary, we meet Father Benson and Arthine Vicks, two kindred spirits who are working to reunite a fiercely independent congregation: Blessed Seelos is home to the city’s deaf Catholics and to many Spanish-speaking immigrants, making it trilingual and unlike any other church in New Orleans. With volunteer help from a group of strangers from Seattle and union craftsmen from New Orleans, many of whom lost their own homes to Katrina, this small church, perched on the edge of some of the worst destruction America has ever seen, is slowly becoming a symbol of renewal for the city. The Church on Dauphine Street reveals what life in New Orleans looks like a year after Hurricane Katrina and tells the story of Father Joe, Arthine, their unique church and the kindness of strangers.


 
Oct
17
    

DocMaroc – A brand new intensive documentary training course in Tangier, Morocco. 9th – 24th December

2006 (Includes Travel days)

The aim of this residential course is to allow participants to immerse themselves totally in the practice of documentary filmmaking. Each student writes, shoots and edits their very own short documentary film. There is an emphasis on hands-on training and respect for the creative process. The course is intensive, practical and most of all, a lot of fun! Over the two-week course six overseas participants will work in collaboration with six emerging Moroccan documentary filmmakers, exchanging and developing ideas together and everyone will make a short documentary.

The course includes the following elements:
Digital Camera, Lighting and Sound – Learn to use professional DV Cameras through a range of practical exercises. The tutors will help you get to grips with advanced lighting, sound recording and camera techniques that will make your film stand out.
Researching & Planning Your Film – We will assist you in following leads and scouting locations as well as suggesting possible local stories of interest. You will be taught interview techniques and provide you with interpreters to help you on location and whilst editing.
Shooting Your Film – You will direct your own film and crew on other films, so that you will become familiar with shooting, sound recording and interviewing as well as the skills involved in producing, production management and working within a film crew.
Preparing for the Edit – Logging and organising your rushes/tapes, pre-selecting footage, and understanding the fundamentals of the paper edit.

Editing – Using state-of-the-art Mac work stations with Final Cut Pro, you will learn the essentials of a documentary edit and put these skills into practice as you edit your film.

Price: £1300 + VAT - Includes tuition, use of camera and Editing equipment, accommodation, food and a comprehensive handbook for the course.

Working Language: English (with translation to French& Arabic)
Location: The course will be held at a purpose built training environment at the Cinémathèque de Tanger, a new artist-run theatre for independent film events and workshops. Application Deadline: 13th November

To find out more see www.dfgdocs.com or e-mail training@dfgdocs.com


 
Oct
16
    

still from Jews of Iran

An interview with Ramin Farahani, director of “Jews of Iran”, about this documentary, the responses, the way of film making in Iran and more. Read it here: Cinema without borders.

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Oct
14
    

The brand new DVD from author Philip Gardiner, entitled Gnosis: The Secret of Solomon’s Temple Revealed is being peer reviewed to great acclaim. International best selling author of over 170 books, Brad Steiger, said on the Jeff Rense show that it was a “must see for everyone” and that “it held the truth.”

Dr Sandra Gaskin, a well-known metaphysical expert said, “I found it to be extremely thought-provoking and well presented. I think you’ll find as I did, that Gardiner is a metaphysical marvel & we are privileged to share in the fruits of his labors.”

Dr John Jay Harper, an author and clinical hypnotherapist said “One of the most visually and musically synchronized DVDs that I have ever seen yet. This is the new cutting-edge in this genre beyond a doubt. In fact, after reading the book, then watching this author’s Gnosis DVD, I was stunned to find that I, too, finally understood the secrets of Solomon’s Temple and Freemasonry.” He went on to commend the book of the same name, also recently released, “Read this book, then watch this DVD, and you too will become alive to the legends in your family tree and the “serpent power” spiraling within your body-mind-spirit awaiting to manifest a whole new life in the future from your blood, sweat, and tears shed in the past!”

The DVD follows the author on a world-wide trail to uncover the secret of this enigmatic mystery and comes away with some startling new insights that are finding a home in a great many minds. Gardiner has now done over 400 radio interviews, recorded a Freemasonry documentary for Discovery Channel and several TV chat shows. Dozens and dozens of magazines from Italy to the USA are covering the amazing new discovery over the coming weeks.

The DVD was written, filmed and directed by the author, who said he wanted to maintain control due to the depth of the work. However it has been co-produced by one of the world’s leading record companies, Reality Entertainment, who have such bands as Krokus, Marcy Playground and K.C. and the Sunshine Band in their fold.

So did the Temple exist? Not according to the author, who clearly shows that the evidence is sadly lacking, but that the truth is much more profound than anybody could imagine. One 32nd degree Freemason, out of the hundreds that have emailed the author, said “Thank you for showing me the truth behind the symbols I have been seeing for decades.”

For more information and to see a trailer go to www.gnosisbookdvd.com . The DVD and book are both widely available from most bookstores and online at amazon.com.

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For more information or to book an interview with the author please email books@radikalbooks.com or info@reality-entertainment.com


 
Oct
05
    

Footage at reasonable prices!

adventurefilmproductionscanada.com

(416)699 FILM (3456)

e-mail nlundy@adventurefilmproductionscanada.Com

The AFP archive contains footage going back to the beginning of the 1900’s. We’ve got everything from wars to a marijuana festival in Amsterdam to a total eclipse of the sun shot in Dachau. Historical shots … yep we’ve got ‘em …. weird and wacky …. yep! Do we have every shot you’ll need … probably not … but give us a shot.

Check our web site … this list is just the tip of the iceberg (and we have shots of icebergs too). By the way .. our services also include script writing.

regards

Neil


 
Oct
05
    

A friend of mine has decided to create a website that parodies the US army recruitment site. Interesting in itself, but I thought it would be relevant here because if you click on the banner in the site, you are able to watch a documentary film called “Paralels” in it’s entirety.

I saw this film being shown at the Calgary International film festival and it is being shown at the Vancouver international film festival as well. The film deals with desertion and interviews soldiers from Vietnam and Iraq who decided to desert, showing the “parallels” in their experiences. Very cool, worth checking out, it’s an important issue and it’s better than paying the 10 bucks to see it in the theatre.
click here to view


 
Sep
29
    

http://www.theusversusjohnlennon.com/

Not that it is a new idea, but The U.S. vs John Lennon, takes what works with the Drudge Report and uses a bit of parody to create an effective and engaging website for the film, Grudge Report 2006.


 
Sep
26
    

Thanks to documentaryfilms.net for creating this forum.   Time is pinched now but I look forward to reviewing the blog further. 

TO ANY AND ALL, your commentary is welcome at my first film project’s blog.

To others new to filmmaking, I found this author useful.
 


 
Sep
15
    

UNAFF Film Festival– Stanford University– Oct 25-29

The Stanford Film Society and the UNA Midpeninsula Chapter announce the ninth annual United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF). The festival will be held at Stanford University with pre-screenings in San Francisco on October 18 & 22 and in East Palo Alto on October 20. This year’s theme is SPARKS OF HUMANITY. UNAFF celebrates the power of films and videos dealing with local and global issues: human rights, environmental survival, women’s issues, protection of refugees, homelessness, racism, famine, disease control, universal education, war and peace. Thirty one films will be presented at this year’s festival from over thirty countries.

Festival Name: 9th United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF)
Festival Date: October 25-29, 2006
For more information: web: www.unaff.org
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