Posts Tagged ‘film’

Jerseys quirky film festival returns

Jerseys quirky film festival returns

Although only in its third year, Jersey’s Branchage Film Festival has already established a world-class reputation for its quirky array of films, dynamic live performances and ambient screening venues. (more…)

Coppola’s suite talk in Milan

Coppola’s suite talk in Milan

A new film by Sofia Coppola, Somewhere, has used the Dorchester Collection’s The Principe di Savoia hotel in Milan as one of its two main locations.

Released in the UK last week, the film tells the story of a bad-boy actor Johnny Marco played by Stephen Dorff, pictured, who has to revaluate his life when his 11-year-old daughter turns up unexpectedly. (more…)

When cinema comes home

When cinema comes home

It was in the town of Lyon, France, where the Lumiere brothers invented film-making towards the end of the 19th century, so it is perhaps surprising that the film festival which bears their name is only in its 5th year. (more…)

Let’s go to the movies!

Let’s go to the movies!

For many a film critic, buff or fan there is only one place to find the best international, classic and cutting-edge independent cinema this autumn: the New York Film Festival, which opens its doors 24 September and runs until 10 October. (more…)

Le Meurice hits the big screen this summer

Le Meurice hits the big screen this summer

Le Meurice, Paris, will be the hotel setting for key scenes in Woody Allen’s new film, ‘Midnight in Paris’.

Starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Michael Sheen and featuring Marion Cotillard and Carla Bruni in a cameo appearance, the film premiered at the 64th Film Festival in Cannes earlier this month. (more…)

New York gets ready for the Tribeca Film Festival

New York gets ready for the Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival is set to light up the streets of lower Manhattan when it commences for the ninth time this month, showcasing the very best new feature films, documentaries and short narratives the industry has to offer. (more…)

Ice cool

Ice cool

Film festivals are hosted the world over, and everyone has heard of the big names: Cannes, Sundance and Vancouver. But this year, Quark Expeditions is hosting a new film festival in a remote region, with a seafaring twist. (more…)

Finding The Way

Finding The Way

Travellers are expected to flock to follow in the footsteps of the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage in Spain this summer, following the release of the new feature film, The Way, which stars the West Wing’s Martin Sheen and was written and directed by his son, Emilio Estevez. (more…)

Have Film, Will Travel

Have Film, Will Travel

A ground-breaking pop-up cinema project will bring the big screen to big venues throughout Britain this year – thanks to the creative collaboration of some of the most innovative people in British independent cinema, with backing from Saab. (more…)

Culture festival features artists

Culture festival features artists

Following the success of last year’s festival, Istancool will return to Instanbul at the end of May with great names and a range of unique events.

Taking place from 27th-29th May, the three-day cultural festival will be produced by Liberatum, the global British cultural diplomacy brand, and Turkish partner Istanbul’74. (more…)

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