Saturday, August 19, 2006

FILM FESTIVALS UPDATE


My Film Festivals Web Page has been updated. Read the highlights, and access the official Web pages for the festivals by clicking the link on this blogs' sidebar at right.

First, the 60th Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, is happening as I write this. It is a major film festival and one of the oldest. The season usually begins in Palm Springs, California, in January, and ends in Huelva, Spain, in November.

Here are upcoming festivals spotlighted on the page, ordered by their beginning dates:

30th MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Montreal, Canada)
Festival des films du monde
24 August - 4 September 2006

63rd VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Venice, Italy) [This is the oldest film festival still taking place, although it did miss some years during WW II.]
30 August - 9 September 2006


33rd TELLURIDE INTERNATONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Telluride, Colorado, USA) [Roger Ebert says this festival is Cannes died and gone to Heaven.]
1-4 September 2006

31st TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Toronto, Canada)
7-16 September 2006

54th DONOSTIA SAN SEBASTIÁN
INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (San Sebastián, Spain) [THE film festival in Spain.]
21-30 September 2005

44th NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL (NYC, USA)
29 September – 15 October 2006