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DigitalSelf Announces Partnership with 305 Films to Sponsor Vibes Basel at Art Basel

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DigitalSelf®, Gil Green and 305 Films are pleased to announce their partnership to present the 9th annual Vibes Basel. DigitalSelf is the Title Sponsor for Vibes Basel, under the creative direction of Gil Green, at Art Basel at Supercar Rooms Miami on Friday, December 2, 2022.
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PBS SoCal and Our L.A. Present Documentary Film: ‘Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and The Politics of Race’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race" reveals the life and legacy of the first African American mayor elected in a major American city, with an overwhelmingly white majority, and will be broadcast on PBS SoCal on Thursday, October 6 at 8:30 p.m., Our L.A. announced today. The encore presentation of the award-winning documentary is being released during another historic Los Angeles mayoral race occurring now. It is also available on PBS.org, and on PBS and World Channel's Saturday Playlist Initiative on race.
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Mirza Davitaia, of GI-Films, Announces First Adaptation of the 12th Century Poem Widely Recognized as World Cultural Heritage in Literature

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A new animated film "The Knight in the Tiger's Skin" by Mirza Davitaia, of GI-Films, will be released in the Laemmle Theater on October 7, 2022. This is the first adaptation of the medieval poem by Shota Rustaveli.
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Flight 93 on September 11 Final Call: New Animation Video on Heroes of War YouTube Channel

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jack Grandcolas, Pebble Beach, California, lost his wife on flight 93 on 9/11/2001 and shares his story and the actual final call on an answering machine message from her. In this animated video from YouTuber Kipp Berdiansky and his channel, "Heroes of War," the viewer can listen to this message and see how that day unfolded and how it has affected him to this day.
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BHERC Presents Its First Health Matters Film Screening & Panel Focused on Mental Health During The 28th Annual African American Film...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Black Hollywood Education Resource Center (BHERC) is proud to welcome an incredible lineup of Films, Filmmakers and Healthcare Professionals to the stage of speakers for our 28th Annual Film Festival and First Annual Health Conference: "SUPLLEMENTALLY": Mastering Mental and Brain Health After the Pandemic Across the Globe: Recovery, Healing, Hope, Reimage, taking place August 27, 2022, Cinemark 18 & XD, 6081 Center Drive, Los Angeles and virtually.
Heroes of War YouTube Channel

Californian Travels to Poland to Document Interviews with Ukrainian Soldiers and Refugees, and Animate their Stories

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Kipp Berdiansky, a 57-year-old engineer from Silicon Valley, traveled to Poland in May to interview Ukrainian soldiers and refugees. He subsequently had Ukrainian illustrators, animators and voice-over freelancers animate the story for a new YouTube channel called "Heroes of War."

NJ Film Creator Exposes Wrongful Conviction: Documentary Calls for Justice in Alabama

ROSELLE, N.J., July 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An independent African-American filmmaker with a relentless pursuit of the truth and justice, Jean Adam, Jr., has produced a stunning documentary that makes a powerful case: an Alabama white woman has been unjustly imprisoned for 30 years.

Award-winning documentary, ‘Just One’ selected for August 3 screening at San Antonio Film Festival

CYPRESS, Texas, July 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One single encounter with the police can change a young person's life forever - especially children of color. "A Black or Brown child acting out at school or having a bad day can very quickly find themselves enmeshed into two very broken systems," says filmmaker and PrettyWork Creative CEO, Lisa N. Alexander.

‘ALICE’ Families Focus of New Docudrama by Education Based Housing, Premieres July 21

HOUSTON, Texas, July 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A $500 or $1,000 unplanned expense is enough to send an ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) family spiraling according to a report by Bankrate. Education Based Housing, a Houston nonprofit that serves ALICE families and communities knows this to be true. It partnered with Cypress creative agency, PrettyWork Creative to produce a docudrama to show situations real families face and expand the national conversation on ALICE families.
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Actress Ally Walker’s directing debut ‘Far More’ gets a new lease on life, aboard top streaming platforms

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Libelula Productions, LLC. presents, "Far More," which will begin streaming on July 5, 2022, on Apple TV, Google Play/YouTubeTV, Vudu, and Amazon Prime. "Far More" stars Adrian Grenier ("CLICKBAIT") as Sean McCallister, a successful fashion designer who returns home after a long absence to see his terminally-ill brother, played by Bailey Chase ("LONGMIRE").

‘Besos de plastico’ Documentary is a Doctor Alert About Botched Faces From Illegal Injections

MADRID, Spain, June 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As an amateur social project of the famous Dominican plastic surgeon, Luis Lopez Tallaj MD, trained in Brazil 20 years ago, has released recently on YouTube, the dramatic documentary "Besos de plástico" (Plastic Kisses). It is already available on his YouTube channel Lopeztallaj, this Hispanic or Latin project with closed captions in English, French and Portuguese is a warning to the global population of the risks taken with biopolymers injections.
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Indie Film from L.A. Executive Producer Sheila Houlahan ‘Night, Mother’ scores 3 Webby Nominations

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Night, Mother," the "hybrid" feature film from Executive Producer Sheila Houlahan, is an Official Nominee of the 2022 Webby Awards in the following 3 Virtual and Remote Categories: Media & Entertainment, Technical Achievement, and Best Audience Integration.

12th Annual RVA Environmental Film Festival Free and Open to the Public February 18 – March 4, 2022

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Richmond Environmental Film Festival (RVA EFF) announces its 12th annual showcase of over 20 free local and national films selected to raise awareness of environmental issues and offer solution-oriented messages of hope that inspire action towards promoting planet health and environmental justice.
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On Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022, Honor Those Who Risked Their Lives to Save Others, with Two Great Documentary Films

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Each year, the United Nations sets aside January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This day marks the liberation in 1945 of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps where between 1.1 and 1.5 million people died, most of them Jews. But while we remember those who perished in the Holocaust, let us also honor those who put their own lives on the line to rescue thousands destined for that fate.
The Narrow Bridge

Timely New Drama, ‘The Narrow Bridge,’ about the War Between Russia and The West Over Ukraine, now on Amazon Prime

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- GI-Films announces: What is really going on in Eastern Europe between Russia and Ukraine is the subject of a new movie "The Narrow Bridge" just released on Amazon Prime. Written and produced by Mirza Davitaia, and produced by GI-Films, "The Narrow Bridge" is about a young artist who must take up arms to defend Ukraine.
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Two Films in Honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day Featured by Scientology Network

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Scientology Network's Documentary Showcase marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day by airing "Big Sonia" and "Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child." The UN set aside January 27, the anniversary of the 1945 liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Brilliant Chess Game Finale by World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen Has Been Added to ‘Chess Board Rapture’ NFT Collection

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Magnus Carlsen chess brilliancy that wrapped up his successful 2016 World Chess Championship match defense has been minted by Citrusw00d Productions on the OpenSea non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace.

‘FRIDAY THE 13TH’ spin-off, ’13 FANBOY’ Coming to a Theater Near You

RUIDOSO, N.M., Oct. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 13 Fanboy LLC announces: After 12 years without a "FRIDAY THE 13TH" film, fans are hungry for new blood. Enter Deborah Voorhees (yes, that is her real name), star of "FRIDAY THE 13TH part 5," and director of the October 22, 2021 horror film "13 FANBOY."
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Transgender Actress and Writer Hera Anderson Stars in Upcoming Indie Film ‘The Black Rose’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 3Films Entertainment has made an official disclosure, confirming that star actress and writer Hera Anderson will play the leading role in their highly anticipated LGBT short film "The Black Rose." At the helm of the production of the LGBT short film "The Black Rose" is Alexander Kurbonov as the Production Manager. Also boarding as the director is Sinan Yalvac.

‘Impolite Boys,’ a slice of life dark comedy set in New York, now available on popular streaming channels

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Impolite Boys," a dark comedy film that depicts the life of Peter and John, two unbearable young boys who struggle as they can to survive the adversities of New York life, is now available on Apple TV, VUDU, Google Play and Amazon. "Impolite Boys," written, produced, and directed by Hamado Ouedraogo, is punctuated with provocative gags, intrigues, a fascinating hypocrisy and jealousy of a stepmother.
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Los Angeles-Based Indie Film Director Lakpathy Wijesekara’s Feature Film ‘Free By Noon’ To Hit Theaters In October

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles-based, Sri Lankan filmmaker, Lakpathy Wijesekara's latest feature film "Free By Noon" starring John Eisen, Raechel Wong, Justine Herron and Melissa Howell will be theatrically released in Los Angeles from October 15 to October 21, 2021 at the Laemmle theater in Glendale.
Toastmaster Jeff Rector

Award-Winning Toastmaster Jeff Rector Launches 2021 Burbank International Film Festival

BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Award-winning Toastmaster Jeff Rector, of Toastmasters International District 52, invites film industry professionals and film enthusiasts to secure their VIP All-Access Passes to the Festival Screenings, Red Carpet Events, Parties and Closing Night Dinner & Gala Awards Show. The Burbank International Film Festival (BIFF) is proud to celebrate its 13th anniversary in the "Media Capital of the World."

FlexClip Online Trailer Maker Is a One-Stop Solution for Captivating Video Trailers

HONG KONG, June 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PearlMountain, a multimedia software development company, has introduced a powerful trailer maker solution within its FlexClip video creation platform. With just a few clicks, anyone can craft captivating and professional trailers for any need.
Zak Lee Guarnaccia 'Next Big Hit'

L.A. Filmmaker Zak Lee Guarnaccia Creates New Movie Genre: A Martial Arts Musical Comedy!

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- To his knowledge, it hasn't been done before, but that doesn't scare Zak Lee Guarnaccia, actor/stuntman, and executive producer at LightRow Pictures, a subsidiary of Light Row Ranch, LLC. In fact, it excites him. Audiences are hungry for something new and he's ready to deliver with "The Next Big Hit," a martial arts musical comedy, set to come out fighting in 2022.

Amazon Prime Removes Indie Film About Global Persecution of Christians

TAMPA, Fla., June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For nearly two years, the indie documentary, "Christians in the Mirror," produced by Joshuacord, Inc. and In Altum Productions, streamed on Amazon Prime before it was removed without warning or explanation. Its producers want to know why.

Museum of Sex Presents ‘Erotic Content & the Mainstream, 1960 till Today’

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Museum of Sex (MoSex) proudly announces details about its summer exhibition, "Erotic Content & the Mainstream 1960 till Today." This exhibition, a presentation of media examining how erotic content has permeated mainstream culture since the 1960s, will be on view at the Museum of Sex (233 Fifth Avenue) starting June 4, 2021.

Oberon Theatre Ensemble’s Film Festival ‘Smartphone Shorts’

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LanDan Consulting announces Oberon Theatre Ensemble's "Smartphone Shorts" (Brad Fryman, Artistic Director). An evening featuring short films created during Oberon's Smartphone Workshops. The films were shot exclusively on smartphones as the ensemble negotiated its way through the pandemic.

What The World Needs Now is LOVE!

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ByDam Multimedia announces its latest release: "From A Place of Love - My Adoption Journey," an award-winning documentary film from Writer, Producer, Director David Bynum.

InVideo Launches IVA – The Only Voice Assistant Artificial Intelligence Editor in Existence That’s Set to Revolutionize Video and Film Creation...

MUMBAI, Maharashtra, India, March 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- InVideo, a leading video content creation platform, today announced the launch of its groundbreaking AI technology called IVA, that's about to bring content creators and film and video makers into the 22nd Century.

All the Lost Girls Productions Launches Trailer for ‘Uneven Ground: The Melissa Witt Story’

BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- All the Lost Girls Productions launches trailer for "Uneven Ground: The Melissa Witt Story." On December 1, 1994, Melissa Witt was abducted from Bowling World in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Main Street Cinemas in Queens Reopens after Pandemic Closure

QUEENS, N.Y., March 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After being shut down for one-year, Main Street Cinemas, a Queens movie theater, is re-opening on Friday, March 5. Staff is excited to welcome everyone back and is looking forward to rekindling the in-person movie-goer experience.

MoBo’s new streaming service allows anyone with the talent to create a quality film or TV show a worldwide platform to...

RALEIGH, N.C., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MoBo, an exciting new Streaming Service showcasing Independent Filmmakers is proud to announce their very first original film, "The Big Adventures of Lil' Slick" - an animated feature film.

‘Can’t Look Away: Photographs of the Civil Rights Struggle’ New Docuseries Released by the Gund Gallery to Celebrate Black History Month

GAMBIER, Ohio, Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Gund Gallery at Kenyon College is pleased to announce the release of the first episode in the new docuseries "Can't Look Away: Photographs of the Civil Rights Struggle."

RVA Environmental Film Festival Announces Award Winners

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On February 14 the Richmond Environmental Film Contest Committee will virtually award the winners of the Environmental Film Contest and screen each film. The contest was open to novice and experienced Virginia filmmakers submitting films on environmental topics regarding Virginia.

11th Annual RVA Environmental Film Festival to be Presented Virtually, February 12-26, 2021 – Free and Open to the Public

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The RVA Environmental Film Festival (RVA EFF) announces its 11th annual showcase of over 20 free local and national films. Many films are hosted by like-minded organizations. Two films are of particular interest to youth: "Microplastic Madness" and "Frozen Obsession."
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Aloha Wanderwell Baker Film Makes 2020 LOC National Film Registry Cut

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Library of Congress has just announced its annual list of 25 films selected to be preserved in the National Film Registry's vault. And, Richard Diamond, trustee, Richard Diamond Trust, is excited to share that "With Car and Camera Around the World" made the cut.

Gallospole and TARAC WIPPP, Award Winners At 2020 International Film Festivals

DREXEL HILL, Pa., Dec. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gallospole and TARAC WIPPP (tey - rak - wip) have won distinguished awards at international film festivals throughout the year 2020. This chair conspiracy propagated by the political satirist, Gallospole, has been recognized as the Best Trailer at the Direct Monthly Online Film Festival.

Aaron Ozee Considers Eight Figure Acquisition Offer for Regulus Literary Empire

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aaron Ozee, celebrity author of the bestselling children's book, "Regulus" (ISBN: 978-1387010790), and revered director of the "Regulus" movie, has received an eight-figure acquisition offer from a private investment group for the literary empire constructed around his infamous rat king character.

CortoCircuito Virtual Cinema Presents Short Films from Spain, Latin America, The Colombian Pacific and Latinos from the US Under the Theme...

NEW YORK, N.Y. and CALI, Columbia, Nov. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 17th edition of CortoCircuito New York and the 6th edition of Cali open their virtual screening room CortoCircuito: Home Edition November 10-13, 2020, presenting award-winning short films from international festivals and continuing its mission of promoting emerging talent from the regions it represents.
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Controversial Music Video on Racism in US Causes Stir: Amelia Ray and ‘Hamilton’ Drummer Jake Wood Discuss the Making of ‘Hambone...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, October 30, 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT, Amelia Ray, Jake Wood and Bay Area cinematographer Peggy Peralta will host a Zoom discussion on the making of "Hambone Says," the video that uses contemporary past aesthetic to explore racism, rage and role reversal in the United States.

The 9th Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York goes Virtual

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The importance of maintaining healthy social distancing and stopping the spread of COVID-19, Dominican Film Festival in New York City (DFFNYC) will hold its ninth edition online, October 20-30, 2020. These challenging circumstances have not prevented the festival from continuing to be the largest and most impressive film festival outside the borders of the Dominican Republic.
Wildomar Movie Ranch and Sussman-Hoyt PROductions

Wildomar Movie Ranch and Sussman-Hoyt PROductions Bring Major Film Productions to The Inland Empire

WILDOMAR, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SAG Production comes to Wildomar! Surprisingly, in the midst of a pandemic when most businesses are operating in limited capacities or closed altogether, Wildomar Movie Ranch continues to develop partnerships with film producers to bring projects to the Inland Empire., Sussman-Hoyt PROductions announced.
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Film Companies and Producers in L.A. Struggling to Find Solution to Social Distancing for Craft Services

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Good Heart Catering in Los Angeles is excited to welcome back those slowly returning to offices and film productions in Los Angeles.

PRINDIE Presents its 6th Annual Film Festival – VIRTUALLY!

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In light of the unprecedented events of 2020, PRINDIE: Princeton Independent Film Festival will hold its first all-virtual film festival, open this year to all film-lovers in United States. Running from Thursday, Sept. 10 through Sunday, the 13th, the festival features 37 short films. This year's film lineup focuses on issues surrounding immigration, mental health, youth, and cultural diversity / Black Lives Matter.
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Transforming Prisons into Places of Healing: Compassion Prison Project and ‘Step Inside the Circle’ PSA Film

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On February 12, 2020, 235 incarcerated men gathered in the yard of a maximum-security prison in California. They formed a circle, and in the center of that circle stood Grammy Award winning film producer Fritzi Horstman. She read aloud ten questions from the ACE test, a survey of Adverse Childhood Experiences
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Mysterious Pandemic breaks out in psych thriller movie ‘Face Of Evil’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Awarded psychological thriller/horror film "Face Of Evil" (F.O.E.), produced by V-Movie Productions, turns out prophetic and realistic once again. Topical for the latest mass shootings afflicting our country, the movie is hot again for the recent pandemic outbreak of Corona Virus afflicting the world. A killer soundtrack wraps up the picture.

Aaron Ozee Launches Regulus Movie Using Amazon Prime During Pandemic

CHICAGO, Ill., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aaron Ozee, celebrity author of the bestselling children's book, "Regulus" (ISBN: 978-1387010790), has officially launched the Regulus movie on Amazon Prime entertaining families on COVID-19 "lockdown."

Aaron Ozee Entertains Families On COVID-19 Lockdown Debuting His ‘Regulus’ Movie Early

CHICAGO, Ill., March 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aaron Ozee, celebrity author of the bestselling children's book, "Regulus" (ISBN: 978-1387010790), has chosen to debut the Regulus movie, ahead of the July 25, 2020 release date, for a limited duration to entertain those who have been subjected to lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Conch Shell Productions and Milton G. Bassin PAC Announce 2nd Annual Hear Her Call Caribbean-American Women’s Theater Festival

QUEENS, N.Y., Jan. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Conch Shell Productions - in collaboration with Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center at York College - will present the second annual HEAR HER CALL CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN WOMEN'S THEATER FESTIVAL 2020 Thursday March 5 - Saturday March 7, 2020.

Women and The Vote NYS Initiative Honors State Suffragists

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Women and the Vote NYS announces that a new initiative, timed to coincide with the 19th Amendment Centennial, is being launched to develop a mobile-friendly online database with interactive map of gravesites across New York State of the suffragists who worked tirelessly to bring about women's right to vote.

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