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    TIFF Turns 10 – Cluj’s Transsilvania International Film Festival reaches its first decade

    Monday, June 27th, 2011

    When KINO – German Film’s Ron and Dorothea Holloway attended the first edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) in 2002 with Ron as the first jury president, the fledgling event presented a total of 45 films in just two venues. Ten years later, the festival – running from 3-12 June - has expanded into [...]

    Ten Years After – Transilvanian International Film Festival

    Monday, June 27th, 2011

    How time flies. One can hardly believe that it’s now more than ten years since Cristi Puiu’s Stuff and Dough screened at the Directors‘ Fortnight in Cannes in 2001 and Cristian Mungiu’s Occident bowed in the same section the following year. The first edition of TIFF was then staged in 2002 at the beginning of a [...]

    Cannes 64: Regarding Un Certain Regard

    Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

    Apart from reporting on the remarkable success of Andreas Dresen’s Halt auf freier Strecke (Stopped on Track), which was awarded the Prix Un Certain Regard ex aequo with Arirang by Kim Ki-Duk, KINO – German Film remains true to its subheading of „International Reports“ by looking at some of the entries in this year’s Official Selection [...]

    64 Cannes (Teil 1)

    Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

    Prelude: Report by Ron Holloway aus dem Jahre 2007, 60. Festival in Cannes
    “By all counts, the 60th Festival de Cannes (16-27 May 2007) will go down as one of the best in its distinguished history as the queen of international film festivals. Delegue Artistique Thierry Fremaux achieved a remarkable balance in the Competition, mixing veteran [...]