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Shorts & Cinéfondation ~ Cannes Film Festival

Shorts & Cinéfondation ~ Cannes Film Festival


Cannes Film Festival brings the best short and student films each year for viewing. This year is no different. The Jury will be watching and selecting four films from two selections, short films, and Cinéfondation.

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This year, the selection committee has viewed 4240 short films.
The 2019 Short Films Competition comprises 11 films (9 works of fictions, 1 documentary, and 1 animation), from Albania, Argentina, France, Finland, Greece, Israel, Ukraine, Sweden, and the USA.

The Van – Erenik Beqiri

Synopsis – The Van stops, the doors open, and Ben comes out alive. Another few fights and he will be able to leave Albania. He still hopes his father will leave with him.

Anna – Dekel Berenson

Synopsis – Living in war-torn Eastern Ukraine Anna is an aging single mother who is desperate for a change. Lured by a radio advertisement, she goes to party with a group of American men who are touring the country, searching for love.

The Jump Documentary – Vanessa Dumont and Nicholas Davenel

The Distance Between Us and The Sky – Vasilis Keatos

Synopsis – Two strangers meet for the first time at an old gas station. One has stopped to gas up his bike, while the other is just stranded.

All Inclusive – Teemu Nikki

Ingen Lyssnar -Elin Övergaard
Synopsis – The new refugee home for children is being discussed at a public council meeting. Two people standing on opposite sides try to get heard.

And Then The Bear – Agnès Patron

Parparim (Butterflies) – Yona Rozenkier

Monstruo Dios (Mother God) – Agustina San Martin

White Echo – Chloë Sevigny

Synopsis – Five women in their thirties examine their own power in life.

La Siesta (The Nap) – Federico Luis Tachella

Synopsis – A girl wraps her grandmother in a spiral of fantasy that ends up causing amnesia.

Cinéfondation Films Cannes Film Festival

Cinéfondation selection chose 17 films (14 live-action and 3 animated films), from among the 2,000 submitted by schools all over the world. 

Ambience – Wisam A L Jafari

Synopsis: Two young people try to record music inside the camp for a competition. If they succeed, they have the chance to make a music album.

Mano A Mano – Louise Courvoisier

One Hundred and Twenty-eight Thousand – Ondřej Erban

Synopsis – Today, almost one in ten Czechs over the age of 15 face bankruptcy and distraint, and many more fall into the debt trap every day, often without any way out. Karel, however, stands on the other side – his job is to collect debts.

Jeremiah – Kenya Gillespie

Synopsis – A closeted Asian-American high school football player tries to come out to his best friend, but a strange and haunting masked figure stands in his way.

Pura Vida – Martin Gonda

Synopsis – Financial crisis enters the households of a provincial town and people start to lose their jobs. Two adolescent brothers rebel against their father, a factory foreman, who becomes a scapegoat for the frustrated community.

Adam – Shoki Lin

Netek – Yarden Lipshitz

Synopsis – Lidor is a 15 years old girl who lives with her unemployed father Oded. When the electricity in their house shuts down, she must find a way to bring it back.

Solar Plexus – David McShane

Synopsis – Noah battles to overcome his grief following the death of his mother.

Rosso: A True Lie About A Fisherman – Antonio Messana

Synopsis – Clemente is an old Sicilian fisherman who goes on working in spite of his late age. His life is disrupted the day he finds a young refugee’s dead body stuck in the fishnets.

As Up To Now – Katalin Moldovai

Synopsis – Clemente is an old Sicilian fisherman who goes on working in spite of his late age. His life is disrupted the day he finds a young refugee’s dead body stuck in the fishnets.

Favourites – Martin Monk

Synopsis – After falling out with her mother, young Sofia hitchhikes southwards in search of the father she never had.

Roadkill – Leszek Mozga

Synopsis – A stop-motion puppet animated thriller. One alpha male deer goes for an evening car ride and has an unfortunate car accident.

The Little Soul – Barbara Rupik

Synopsis – A dead body gets stuck on the riverbank. Its decaying internal organs still hide a human’s soul. The rotting guts separate and a tiny being crawls out. It sets off on a journey through a post-mortem world.

Hiếu – Richard Van

Synopsis – A Vietnamese-American household receives a surprise visit from a long-lost patriarch after he fails at a get-rich-quick scheme.

Bamboe – Flo Van Deuren

Complex Subject – Olesya Yakovleva

Alien – Yeon Jegwang

Jury Cannes Film Festival

French filmmaker and screenwriter Claire Denis is to lead the Short Films and Cinéfondation Jury this year. She will present three awards for Cinefondation to 17 student films and the Short Film Palme d’or. The jury members are all talented film actresses, actors, directors, and screenwriters.

President
Claire DENIS

Director & screenwriter France – She is a provocative filmmaker. This has made her one of the leading figures in world cinema.

Stacy MARTIN

Actress France – United Kingdom

Eran KOLIRIN

Director & screenwriter – Israel

Panos H. KOUTRAS

Director & screenwriter – Greece

Cătălin MITULESCU

Director, screenwriter & producer – Romania

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This year, the selection committee has viewed 4240 short films.
The 2019 Short Films Competition comprises 11 films (9 works of fictions, 1 documentary, and 1 animation), from Albania, Argentina, France, Finland, Greece, Israel, Ukraine, Sweden, and USA.

The Van – Erenik Beqiri

Synopsis – The Van stops, the doors open, and Ben comes out alive. Another few fights and he will be able to leave Albania. He still hopes his father will leave with him.

Anna – Dekel Berenson

Synopsis – Living in war-torn Eastern Ukraine Anna is an aging single mother who is desperate for a change. Lured by a radio advertisement, she goes to party with a group of American men who are touring the country, searching for love.

The Jump Documentary – Vanessa Dumont and Nicholas Davenel

The Distance Between Us and The Sky – Vasilis Keatos

Synopsis – Two strangers meet for the first time at an old gas station. One has stopped to gas up his bike, while the other is just stranded.

All Inclusive – Teemu Nikki

Ingen Lyssnar -Elin Övergaard
Synopsis – The new refugee home for children is being discussed at a public council meeting. Two people standing on opposite sides try to get heard.

And Then The Bear – Agnès Patron

Parparim (Butterflies) – Yona Rozenkier

Monstruo Dios (Mother God) – Agustina San Martin

White Echo – Chloë Sevigny

Synopsis – Five women in their thirties examine their own power in life.

La Siesta (The Nap) – Federico Luis Tachella

Synopsis – A girl wraps her grandmother in a spiral of fantasy that ends up causing amnesia.

Cinéfondation Films

Cinéfondation selection chose 17 films (14 live-action and 3 animated films), from among the 2,000 submitted by schools all over the world. 

Ambience – Wisam A L Jafari

Synopsis: Two young people try to record music inside the camp for a competition. If they succeed, they have the chance to make a music album.

Mano A Mano – Louise Courvoisier

One Hundred and Twenty-eight Thousand – Ondřej Erban

Synopsis – Today, almost one in ten Czechs over the age of 15 face bankruptcy and distraint, and many more fall into the debt trap every day, often without any way out. Karel, however, stands on the other side – his job is to collect debts.

Jeremiah – Kenya Gillespie

Synopsis – A closeted Asian-American high school football player tries to come out to his best friend, but a strange and haunting masked figure stands in his way.

Pura Vida – Martin Gonda

Synopsis – Financial crisis enters the households of a provincial town and people start to lose their jobs. Two adolescent brothers rebel against their father, a factory foreman, who becomes a scapegoat for the frustrated community.

Adam – Shoki Lin

Netek – Yarden Lipshitz

Synopsis – Lidor is a 15 years old girl who lives with her unemployed father Oded. when the electricity in their house shuts down, she must find a way to bring it back.

Solar Plexus – David McShane

Synopsis – Noah battles to overcome his grief following the death of his mother.

Rosso: A True Lie About A Fisherman – Antonio Messana

Synopsis – Clemente is an old Sicilian fisherman who goes on working in spite of his late age. His life is disrupted the day he finds a young refugee’s dead body stuck in the fishnets.

As Up To Now – Katalin Moldovai

Synopsis – Clemente is an old sicilian fisherman who goes on working in spite of his late age. His life is disrupted the day he finds a young refugee’s dead body stuck in the fishnets.

Favourites – Martin Monk

Synopsis – After falling out with her mother, young Sofia hitchhikes southwards in search of the father she never had.

Roadkill – Leszek Mozga

Synopsis – A stop-motion puppet animated thriller. One alpha male deer goes for an evening car ride and has an unfortunate car accident.

The Little Soul – Barbara Rupik

Synopsis – A dead body gets stuck on the riverbank. Its decaying internal organs still hide a human’s soul. The rotting guts separate and a tiny being crawls out. It sets off on a journey through a post-mortem world.

Hiếu – Richard Van

Synopsis – A Vietnamese-American household receives a surprise visit from a long-lost patriarch after he fails at a get-rich-quick scheme.

Bamboe – Flo Van Deuren

Complex Subject – Olesya Yakovleva

Alien – Yeon Jegwang

Jury

French filmmaker and screenwriter Claire Denis is to lead the Short Films and Cinéfondation Jury this year. She will present three awards for Cinefondation to 17 student films and the Short Film Palme d’or. The jury members are all talented film actresses, actors, directors, and screenwriters.

President
Claire DENIS

Director & screenwriter France – She is a provocative filmmaker. This has made her one of the leading figures in world cinema.

Stacy MARTIN

Actress France – United Kingdom

Eran KOLIRIN

Director & screenwriter – Israel

Panos H. KOUTRAS

Director & screenwriter – Greece

Cătălin MITULESCU

Director, screenwriter & producer – Romania

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Unlikely Friends ~ “Slipaway”

Unlikely Friends ~ “Slipaway”

Husband and wife, Julia Butler, and Daniel Mentz, presents Slipaway at Prescott Film Festival. The most unlikely duo becomes the best of friends on a self-discovery journey.

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The film takes two different generations and puts them together at a time when their lives are struggling. They must overcome their differences in age, personality, and more. The journey takes them to becoming best friends while supporting each other’s dreams.

The script develops from Mentz’s visit with Gwen Davis, author. He personally delivers a keyboard he sold to her on Craigslist. The visit became an all day adventure with cookies, tea, and scrapbooks. She told stories about hanging out on location with the likes of Marilyn Monroe and Cary Grant. Butler developed the screenplay after an evening of Mentz regaling the day’s adventures. She is inspired by Davis’ stories and life.

Slipaway Message

Mentz states, “We wanted to bring this message to the foreground, that relationships whether romantic or platonic do not have to be in the same age category. Relationships in different generations are not really discussed.” The movie takes on generational struggles and friendships that assist with making dreams come true.

Fall, actress Elaine Partnow

Fall, actress Elaine Partnow, brings a lot to the role. Mentz says, “She brought the character to life much more than we could ever imagine.” Partnow brings Fall to life with details that are specific to Fall’s her generation. Partnow presents the need to be private and dressing up before leaving the house. Just a few details Partnow presents throughout the film that bring her generation to light.

Adam, actor Jesse Pepe

Adam, actor Jesse Pepe, presents with his own story and struggle from the start. His past is still very present. This takes precedence over Adam and Fall’s individual dreams. Adam was not onboard with Fall’s concept of dreaming in life,

Adam: “It’s a little cheesy, don’t you think?”

Fall: “Cheesy? Well, guess that means my whole life has been… cheesy.”

Mentz and Butler’s first feature film brings an unlikely pair together that takes you on a lifetime journey of self-discovery, laughter, and dreams.

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Unacceptance to Self-Acceptance ~ Belle A Film

Unacceptance to Self-Acceptance ~ Belle A Film

Belle is a film about growing from un-acceptance to self-acceptance. Dido Elizabeth Belle, actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw, is a true story of a high society young African-American mixed English during the 18th century. Belle finds herself in high society but has a hard time finding herself anywhere.

She struggles to balance things every day. She is the daughter of a slave and Sir John Lindsay, a navy ship captain. Her grandparents become her caregiver, Mansfield Her status as aristocrats provides her a lifestyle that is of class and comfort. This story looks at gender, race, and class.

Belle finds herself eating alone when guests arrive she is not allowed to dine with the staff at this time either. This reality is her status is not high enough to eat with guests but too high to eat with the servants. She is kept hidden from society, during a time that many young women traditionally come out to society for formal courtship.

Her cousin, Elizabeth groomed and readied for her coming out, even though she has no dowry to offer. Belle being an heiress to her father’s fortune after his untimely death provides her dowry, but does not have social standing for courtship. The custom at this time is a black woman is not seen in white circles.

She finds herself struggling with the fact that she is not fully accepted because of her skin color. The complexity love from her family but the burden of being unaccepted becomes a climactic moment where she is clawing at her skin and face in anguish. A strong demonstration of what is going on inside Belle as she struggles with being the daughter of a slave and a navy captain.

This struggle is one that many faces in life. They take on the social standards for beauty and how we each place expectations on ourselves wanting acceptance by others.  The film demonstrates Belle bringing her to self-acceptance. Self-acceptance is a great health Releasing that she is more than her skin color. She embraces the love of her life leaving behind her status in high society.The director, Amma Asante,  brings the story from the inside of Belle to the outside makes it authentic and real.

The director addresses the realization of the time period issues of race, class, and gender. She uses layers to present her story. The complexity being African-American woman who is learning gain acceptance of herself in her place in life. This layering brings this very relatable struggle for many even today.  Belle’s journey of self-acceptance brings the audience full circle from unacceptance to self-acceptance.

The story based on a painting of Elizabeth and Belle that hung in the Kenwood house for decades. The painting shows Belle slightly elevated in the painting to her white cousin. They are touching in this painting. It demonstrating that Elizabeth is accepting of Belle and her new self-acceptance in life. Belle finds empowerment, freedom, and happiness with her self-acceptance. The film brings love, change, and equality to the forefront while showing the development of self-assurance.

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Amma Asante Belle Director at Ebertfest

Roger Ebert created Roger Ebert’s Overlooked Film Festival or better known as Ebertfest. Ebert was a TV and Chicago Sun-Times film critic. This festival is held at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign IL. This place is near Ebert’s hometown, Urbana. This year celebrates 20 years of Ebertfest. Chaz Ebert, Ebert’s wife keeps his traditions returning each year. The film festival brings back some great films and panels.

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This film has 14 wins and 27 nominations on the film festival circuit.

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Oscars® Class Photo Luncheon ~ Nominees Celebration and Reinventing

Oscars® Class Photo Luncheon ~ Nominees Celebration and Reinventing

The 90th Oscars® nominees gathered for a reinventing celebration and class photo at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA. The atmosphere for The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences® is one of fun, celebration, connecting, and making new friends.

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Oscar® nominees Meryl Streep, Greta Gerwig and JR

The beautiful ballroom at the Hilton is an exceptional location for this day. The best-celebrated nominee was Agnes Varda. She was not in attendance, but J.R. nominated for Faces Places carried around a cutout of his co-nominee. The cutout was placed in the class photo between Meryl Streep and Greta Gerwig.  The top to nominees includes 21 nominations for Streep and 17 nominations for Steven Spielberg.  Congrats to Rachel Morrison (Mudbound), the first female nominee for cinematography.  Netflix continues to bring a change to the world of entertainment. This year the streaming network celebrates 8 nominations.

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Academy President John Bailey

The nominees enjoyed a day of celebrating with a luncheon including:

  • Chilean Sea Bass with mango, red and white quinoa
  • Roasted asparagus, crispy shallots, and oven-roasted tomatoes
  • Mini lemon tart, mini tiramisu cup, and fresh berries for dessert.
  • Wines Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc, La Crema Pinot Noir
  • Piper-Heidsieck Champagne Brut

Academy President John Bailey welcomed guests at the start of the luncheon and took the time to have photos with the nominees during the afternoon event.  Baily states, “We are witnessing this venerable motion picture academy reinvent itself before our very eyes, noting that the Oscars® are at ‘the crossroads of change and tradition.’”

The fashion for the afternoon affair is more casual with suits and dresses. The event is the one that brings the entertainment industry together for a nice casual celebration of the top in film for the year.

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Oscar® nominee JR a

The 90th Oscars®, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT.

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Chilean Sea Bass with mangoand quinoa

1 mango, diced
1/4 purple onion, diced
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
1/2 cup tomatoes, chopped
1 Jalapeño, finely chopped and deveined
Juice from 2 limes
Pink Himalayan Salt, to taste
4 4.0 oz Sea Base filets
1 1/2 tablespoon extra-virgin or coconut oil
salt, to taste
1 sprig of fresh thyme
1 cup dried quinoa
2 cups water

Chilean Sea Bass with mangoand quinoa

1 mango, diced
1/4 purple onion, diced
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
1/2 cup tomatoes, chopped
1 Jalapeño, finely chopped and deveined
Juice from 2 limes
Pink Himalayan Salt, to taste
4 4.0 oz Sea Base filets
1 1/2 tablespoon extra-virgin or coconut oil
salt, to taste
1 sprig of fresh thyme
1 cup dried quinoa
2 cups water

What You’ll Need To Know

Combine 1 cup quinoa with 2 cups water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer until quinoa is tender, about 15-20 minutes. Remove from heat and let is sit for 5 minutes. After it has cooked and rested, use a fork to fluff and separate the grains.

Season the sea bass with salt and pepper.

In a large saute pan over medium heat, add the coconut oil and heat the oil to a slight smoke. Add 1 sprig of fresh thyme to the saute pan and sear the sea bass skin side down for 3/4 of the cooking time about 7 minutes. This will give the fish a nice crisp skin and golden color. Carefully turn the fish over, to finish the other side. Remove the sea bass and hold in a warm place.

In a mixing bowl, add the diced mango, purple onion, cilantro, tomatoes, jalapeño, lime juice and salt and mix together.

Plate your ingredients with 1/2 cup cooked quinoa, sea bass and mango salsa on top (roughly, 1/4 cup.)

Plate your ingredients with 1/2 cup cooked quinoa, sea bass and mango salsa on top (roughly, 1/4 cup.)

 

Only The Brave Movie Premiere ~ Granite Mountain Hotshots

Only The Brave Movie Premiere ~ Granite Mountain Hotshots

Only The Brave, the movie about the Granite Mountain Hotshots from Yarnell, premieres at the Tempe Marketplace at the Harkins Theater. This movie brings the story of the 20 hotshots who fought the Yarnell fire and 19 lost their lives June 30, 2013. “Donut” is the only survivor of this firefighting group. This film is bringing awareness and education about those who fight wildfires each summer while focusing on these brave 19 souls and one survivor.

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Only The Brave Phoenix Movie Premiere

 

One family member expressed her deepest loss from the fire. She lost her son and nephew. She honors their memories this evening by wearing her son’s pants and nephew’s belt.  The pain and loss are real for these families each day. Their loved ones made the ultimate sacrifice for their community, home, and family.  The evening honors those men who lost their lives fighting this lightning-caused fire to save the homes, lives, and beauty in Yarnell Arizona.Those men were fathers, sons, nephews, and brothers. They had homes and hobbies, but one day took the call as a first responder for wildfires. This evening brings many family members to tell the story of sacrifice and loss.

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Only The Brave Phoenix Movie Premiere

 

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Only The Brave Phoenix Movie Premiere

Amanda Marsh, the wife to firefighter Eric Marsh, joined the cast and crew this evening. She has made her message strong and proud in honor of the husband she lost. She has taken her pain and turned it to helping others. She created the Eric Marsh Foundation for Wildland Firefighters. This foundation provides assistance with, “heartbreak at its deepest level, and we have the ability and resources to help others dealing with the same loss and trauma” (Eric Marsh Foundation Website). This year our country is experiencing a loss of over 2 million acres due to wildland fires.  This film brings forward the battle and struggles these families and firefighters face to protect our homes, families, and wildlands.

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Tonight the premiere brought Hollywood actors to the Phoenix red carpet. They came to honor these men and to bring awareness to the struggles living their live fighting fires. Josh Brolin, his character is Eric Marsh in the film, in a behind the scenes clip states, “there should be a moment when the audience is educated on how tough it is to be a wildland firefighter.” The firefighters live in the most rugged conditions for weeks. They carry 40-50 lbs packs with their water, meals ready to eat, sleeping gear, and shower infrequently.

Miles Teller, his character is Donut in the film, says, “These guys go all over the country for two weeks at a time. They go home for two days to return for two more weeks. They do this for six to eight months each year. They work their butts off.”  The sacrifice these firefighters and their families make to protect our livelihoods.

Joseph Kosinski, film’s director, wanted to bring the vision to this film “that you do not need to carry a gun to be a hero. What firefighters do. That it is a war a war against mother nature. It felt grounded and real,” he states behind the scenes. This film brings this story to the scene. Eric Marsh brought this municipal firehouse to a Type 1 Crew hotshots.

Filming was in Santa Fé New Mexico for most of the film. The Yarnell part filmed last. James Dale Badge stated this evening, “We filmed Yarnell last. At that moment we had to trust that it was in us as actors. This is our job.” The film’s song, Hold the Light, is by Dierks Bentley, who grew up in Phoenix.  The sacrifice made by many to protect our wildlands, communities, and livelihood presents in this film. This film opens in theaters October 20, 2017. Check your local listing for times and tickets.

 

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Fashion, Pop Culture, and Film ~ Habana 3 A.M.

Fashion, Pop Culture, and Film ~ Habana 3 A.M.

Habana 3 A.M. with the character Max Vogue premieres at La Jolla Fashion Film Festival. This fashion film was the first fashion film to film in Cuba. This film creates a fashion journey with drama, adventure, and culture. Director Antonio Contreras Aviance takes a moment to discuss this history-making fashion film.

Antonio Contreras Aviance Director Performing at La Jolla Fashion Film Festival

Antonio Contreras Aviance Performance at La Jolla Fashion Film Festival
Antonio Contreras Aviance Performance at La Jolla Fashion Film Festival

  • What makes this a fashion film?

Fashion is what inspired the main character of this film, Max Vogue. He is an angst-ridden fashion superhero who seeks for the truth.

  • How does location play into the screenplay of the film? 

I had in mind filming in Cuba to capture the glamour and luxury. Cuba provided a perfect backdrop for the 1950s and juxtapose the traditions. The mysticism and folklore of Cuba. The location of the film gave birth to the film’s title Habana 3 A.M.

  • What is your background in film and direction? 

I am a plastic artist, fashion historian and film enthusiast. I grew up watching Mexican Golden Age of Cinema films. Later I developed a love for the Italian neo-realism. My formal education was in the films of David Lynch, Almodovar, John Waters, Gus Van Sant among others. When I direct, produce, the film is my canvas.

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Habana 3 AM La Jolla Fashion Film Festival Red Carpet

  • This fashion film had the opportunity to film Cuba. What were some of the struggles and benefits of filming at this location?

In Cuba, people have a way of making things out of nothing, and that seems to work in a very surreal way. If you try to do things the way you are used to, you will fail but if you surrender to the forces of the supernatural you might have a chance. My cameras did not work and the location I had a permit for filming was closed for renovation.

Suddenly a priestess of Santeria, a mystical Afro-Cuban tradition, opened her doors to my cameras and brought with her an entire Cuban cast. This cast was willing to participate in my film. The cameras worked thanks to a very creative cameraman who knew how to read Chinese (the only language that the camera directions had). Then the filming finished in 5 days.

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Habana 3 A.M. La Jolla Fashion Film Festival

  • When creating this film what was the advantage of being a short film?

The advantage to creating a short film is being able to intrigue a lot of people with a little dose of fashion, music, luxury, and folklore. I did not have to explain more, and that is always a good thing, “Leave before you are left.”

  • What is the back-story to creating animation?

Yes, if you want to know what happened to Max Vogue after his Cuba trip, you will find out in the animated comic. Max is pushed down the stairs after winning an award, and then he goes into an “Alice in Wonderland” type of experience. He is able to travel through time and meet his icons such as Dali, Kahlo, Hemingway, Schiaparelli etc.

Max in the comic educates and amuses about fashion history, pop culture, and art. Did you know: Yves Saint Laurent was in a mental institution for a while, Thierry Mugler was an architect and photographer, Coco Chanel spent her childhood in an adoption center and never was adopted, and Alexander McQueen had planned to commit suicide in front of a live audience? All these mysteries Max will reveal during the upcoming episodes.

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Habana 3 AM La Jolla Fashion Film Festival

·       What other locations this film will be screening?

The film will show in South Africa, this is the 5th edition in 2018. I am a regular guest at the festival. This is the location I met the designer Hendrik Vermuelen she designed the gowns for Habana 3 A.M. The festival of Havana in Cuba, a digital library. They will put the film in their digital library honoring the first fashion short filmed in Cuba.

Habana 3 A.M. received the International Fashion Film Award Best Jewelry to PK Bijoux. Her couture jewelry is the last piece you want to take off. The fashion film drama brings fun, history, and culture to the screenplay.

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To Bring Pleasure ~ Jerry Lewis

To Bring Pleasure ~ Jerry Lewis

Gregory Monro, writer and director presents an insight to Jerry Lewis, filmmaker and actor, with the film Jerry Lewis The Man Behind The Clown at Prescott Film Festival (PFF). The title fits the complex talent and childlike nature of Lewis. The film brings an insight to the comedian, filmmaker, and his ability to bring pleasure to his audience. 

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Capturing the early days of the 1950 and 1960s with personal clips brings laughter to the audience at PFF. His work with Dean Martin, a partnership develops after bar incident, capture the gentleman and childhood fun. When this partnership comes to an end, Lewis took on a new direction.

He steps into behind the scenes role of filmmaking. Lewis takes time to learn all areas of filmmaking: directing, acting, camera, and production. His films included The Bellboy,  The Ladies Manand much more.

Lewis took direction and acting to a serious  level by creating “Jerry’s Noisy Toy.” This invention changed filmmaking forever. His ability to frame a film, create films years ahead of their time, and direction of this film is groundbreaking. He states, “If you think talking to me is easy, you’re crazy,” about directing himself.

The personal interviews with Sean Hayes, an actor who played Lewis a TV biopic, Pierre Etaix, a French clown, and Martin Scorsese are personal. The interview brings complexity to the clown face. Lewis was not only an American comedian but internationally honored as an extraordinary filmmaker. Monro’s film shows Lewis as many Americans see him, the childhood comedian, and the international view, an exceptional filmmaker. 

Often misunderstood and criticized for his work, but he brings brilliance to entertainment with laughter, art, and innovation to film. Lewis says, “If you give love to your audience they will give it back.”He was always a child. Lewis states, “I have always been 5.” You could see this in his comedy personality.

Lewis, a humanitarian, actor, comedian, influence in film, a child, and man is in this film. He never lost his childhood spirit. This brought pleasure to his audiences enjoying his films.

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Summer Fun ~ La Jolla Fashion Film Festival

Summer Fun ~ La Jolla Fashion Film Festival

La Jolla Fashion Film Festival is a great place to enjoy a wonderful weekend of film and fashion. The festival art, film, and fashion celebration.

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Lorelei Shellist and Tammy Forchion at La Jolla Fashion Film Festival

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Jo-Ann Dean and Tammy Forchion At The Lot

There were great reunions, meeting new people and filmmakers. It was so good seeing Lorelei Shellist and Jo-Ann Dean again. Last year the three of us celebrated the world premiere of Skin On Skin.

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Tabitha Lipkin Selfie “On The Red Carpet”

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Thomas Desoto, Tabitha Lipkin, and Brooke Evangeline, La Jolla Fashion Film Festival

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The red carpet proved is fun and very fashionable. There is a little kissing, selfies, and photobombs. We enjoyed meeting with Grace Wethor (Vogue’s It Girl), Thomas Desoto (photographer, artist, and cinematographer), and many film directors (see their interviews here) showing at the festival.

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Fynnton Gray Photo Bomb

Brandon Young and Jennifer Heliker Parsley Kissing On The Red Carpet

The films present exceptional art and fashion.

The International Fashion Film recipient  films are:
Best Picture The Magic Kingdom
Best Director Joshua Brandao and Nicolai Kornum Film Robot
Best Fashion Pearl
Best Actor Kamy Bruder Film Echos
Best Actress Cathrine Roberts Pearl
Best Art Direction The Storm (Badgley Mischka)
Best Editing Elemental Beauty
Best Visual Effects Infinite Path
Best Creative Concept Fallen 
Best Music Monk By The Sea
Best Costume Design Casamorati
Best Jewelry Habana 3 AM
Best Sound Design Think Outside The Box
Best Cinematography Statues of Gods
Best Accessories Timeless Beauty 
Best Narration Pearls
Best Message Soma Helmi I am Woman
Best Makeup The Reflection
Best Hairstyling Casamorati

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Friends Enjoying La Jolla Fashion Film Festival

The gown for Saturday evening festivities created by Daniel Chimowitz at Nevow Art. Artist Chimowitz creates walking canvases of painted textiles and upcycled clothing. He is a mix medium artist, an American fashion and textile designer.

His intent is to bring art from galleries and museums to the street, as a form of Walking Art. Chimowitz is known for his painted prints and photography. This was a perfect look for this fashion film festival.
The styling, steam punk. This complimented the exceptional art on the gown. Amazon and Michaels where many of the items purchased used to create accessories for this specific look.

This is event closes with a great after party at The Lot with dancing eating, drinking, and reminiscing about the exceptional films.

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Grief and Loss ~ “The Visit” a Film By Romina Schwedler

Grief and Loss ~ “The Visit” a Film By Romina Schwedler

Romina Schwedler, screenwriter and director, presents her first filmThe Visit, at Prescott Film Festival. This short film is a juxtaposition on life events.

The Visit is a day in the time of a visit with a mother (June Squibb) and son (Sean Maher). The story takes a specific moment in time during the son’s life and develops a sequence of events that change lives. The son must face the consequences of the events.

Schwedler’s attention to details in the film completes the story. She states, “every little detail, in the lighting, the wardrobe design, and every odd thing matters.” The juxtaposition of this story develops well with the attention to details.

Schwedler develops the story from a conversation she had with her father concerning her aunt. Her aunt experiences loss of most family and friends. Coping with the deep grief and loss her aunt develops elaborate stories about those she lost. Her techniques in film development here allow the audience to experience the emotions in the story.

The casting for the short film was “serendipitous,” she says. She approaches June Squibb, Oscar-nominated actress, at an award dinner in Los Angeles with a flash drive of the script. Sean Maher, Ben in the short film, heard about the project and appreciates June Squibb’s work. His agent contacted Schwedle in regards to working on the project.  The casting provides a twist much like the film. Check local film festival events for screening.

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Connectivity ~ By Definition In The Wilderness

Connectivity ~ By Definition In The Wilderness

By Definition In The Wilderness a short fashion film presented at La Jolla Fashion Film Festival. The film brings a connectivity to the world of fashion with a group of friends in the Coachella Valley desert region.

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By Definition In The Wilderness Photo Credit LJIFFF

 

The friends become separated due to a desert storm. They have to overcome obstacles and find their way back to each other. Mathew Koppin, the film’s director, and producer states, “This film captures the edge of the independent spirit. Each person becomes lost in a desert storm.”  There is a connectivity these friends’ share that drives them to reconnect in the end. The active urban style presents a brand meant that is perfect for daily wear.

By Definition, the clothing brand represented in the film, the fashion lifestyle brand’s mission is designing and creating an eco-friendly fashion line. The clothing line is contemporary with a classic feel.

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By Definition In The Wilderness LJFFF Photo Credit Raymond L Forchion Jr.

Kristen, film costuming and brand partner, says, “we want to teach people why recycling clothing is important. Our clothing production provides job stability contributing to families and the community. We give 5% of all sales to By Definition Foundation. ” This foundation supports the planet by funding programs, individuals, and entities that work to improve the earth.

This fashion brand is providing connectivity for consumers to the fashion they buy. They connectivity with awareness to the production, eco-friendly inks, the value in recycling clothing, and care for our clothing.

The friends in the film, as well as the clothing they are wearing, have a strong connectivity to the world around them.

Film nominated for Best Editing and Cinematography.

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