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The Forth Child to Attend BostonIFF

TEHRAN – Iranian movie The Forth Child will be displayed in 13th Annual Boston International Film Festival. Directed by Vahid Mousaian, The film chronicles the story of an Iranian actress who leaves her country to aid the famine-stricken people and war-torn nation of Sumalia and begins a career in photography to raise awareness about the…
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Gauri Adelkar Talks About Making The Theft

INDIA NEW ENGLAND - The 12 Annual Boston International Film Festival, which gathered filmmakers from around the world this month, awarded Best Director Award to first-time film maker Gauri Adelkar for "The Theft" in short film category. Based in Somerville, MA and originally from Mumbai, India, Adelkar is deeply passionate about projects and stories that…
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Jose Canseco attends the Boston International Film Festival

THE BOSTON GLOBE - The Boston International Film Festival, which wraps today, announced its winners on Sunday night. The Indie Spirit Award for Feature Film went to “Mary Loss of Soul,” a thriller by Jennifer B. White, and the Best Documentary Award went to Bill McAdams Jr. for “Jose Canseco: The Truth Hurts.”  Read more:http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/names/2014/04/21/jose-canseco-attends-boston-international-film-festival/eRsMaLlVcDFIJNF6rCTmkK/story.html
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Sanja Zdjelar’s ‘Regret’ Hits Close to Home

THE BOSTON GLOBE - Local talent was in the spotlight last week as Sanja Zdjelar’s short film “Regret” premiered at the Boston International Film Festival. Shot in and around Brookline and Cambridge, the film tells the story of a couple from Bosnia-Herzegovina — played byMara Radulovic and Timothy John Smith — who reconnect years later in Boston. “Regret” is a…
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Two indie films get local screenings

THE BOSTON GLOBE - Sunday’s celebration of the short film “Skinheads in Love” was bittersweet. Locals who worked on the film were thrilled to see it play at the AMC Loews Boston Common as part of the Boston International Film Festival, but they were miserable that director Dirk Craft couldn’t be there for the party.…
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Celebrate ‘Sounds of Silents’ with the music of ‘Zorro’

THE BOSTON GLOBE - Musician and composer Brendan Cooney left Boston for New York last year but he returns on April 22, performing with his Not So Silent Cinema at the Coolidge Corner Theatre. The ensemble will provide live accompaniment for the 1920 Douglas Fairbanks swashbuckler “The Mark of Zorro” as part of Coolidge’s “Sounds…
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Local’s documentary on refugee entered into BostonIFF

STONEHAM - Michaela O’Brien’s original documentary "Far From C3" is being screened at the Boston International Film Festival on Sunday, April 13. The picture is among 80 selected films from 30 countries around the world to be shown this upcoming week, according to the festival’s website. The seven-minute short film centers around Paw Wah, a…
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Post-bombings, festival comes back

THE BOSTON GLOBE - Boston International Film Festival executive director Patrick Jerome is pleased with this year’s program. But Jerome says that being able to present the festival at all is “a miracle.” Last year, just two days into a 10-day program, the Boston Marathon bombings occurred, sending the entire event into a tailspin (the…
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