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Goldfrid seduces the dominican public with his tesis sobre un homicidio

Goldfrid seduces the dominican public with his tesis sobre un homicidio

Argentine film director Hernán Goldfrid conquered the Dominican public with his latest production, Tesis sobre un homicidio (Thesis on a homicide). His presence at the Blue Mall Cinema Palace allowed him to experience the reception of his drama and the questions and comments it prompted among the audience.


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Feasible projects and teamwork are key for the production of a short

Feasible projects and teamwork are key for the production of a short

(Santo Domingo, November 15, 2013)  Adapting to the conditions and tools you have on hand, falling in love with your project, being open, daring to make mistakes and collective work were all some of the points that were considered in deciding the finalists for the ”Global Short”.


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Night Circus Film to Premiere at Dominican Republic Global Film Festival

Night Circus Film to Premiere at Dominican Republic Global Film Festival

In a press conference at the Hotel Embajador, director Alan Nadal Piantini invited everyone to enjoy the debut of his film which will be screened on Tuesday the 19th in Santo Domingo and Sunday the 20th in Santiago.

Alan Nadal Piantini’s film Night Circus is described as irreverent, twisted, provocative and intriguing.


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Film Festival begins showing films from United Kingdom

Film Festival begins showing films from United Kingdom

(Santo Domingo, November 14, 2013)  The production The Angel’s Share was the film selected to formally open the screenings from the UK as part of the 7th edition of the Dominican Global Film Festival (FCGD).


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Carlos Bardem says that good films are made with ideas and emotions

Carlos Bardem says that good films are made with ideas and emotions

Study to learn to tell stories with well-written scripts was his recommendation to the young people who filled the Café Filó at the Juan Bosch Library to hear Bardem’s talk on “Acting and Scripts.”


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Michelle Materre gives talk on the impact of women in film

Michelle Materre gives talk on the impact of women in film

(Santo Domingo, November 14, 2013). Michelle Materre, independent film industry and television professional, as producer, writer, specialist in distribution, marketing and film education, said the percentage of women filmmakers in the Caribbean is higher than in the United States.


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Jessy Terrero recommends “don’t just work for the money”

Jessy Terrero recommends “don’t just work for the money”

(Santo Domingo, November 14, 2013) After showing a short video that compiled some of the main works of Jessy Terrero, the first Dominican to direct a film in Hollywood, he recommended that those who long to be directors get a good education and training.


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DOMINICAN FILMMAKERS TELL THEIR EXPERIENCES IN SEARCH OF THE AMERICAN DREAM

DOMINICAN FILMMAKERS TELL THEIR EXPERIENCES IN SEARCH OF THE AMERICAN DREAM

(Santo Domingo, November 14, 2013)  Dominican filmmakers living abroad agree that Dominican cinema needs to show our history and improve the structure of their scripts to be better received in foreign countries, during a roundtable discussion “The Diaspora and Cinema” organized by the Dominican Republic Global Film Festival (FCGD).


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MANNY PEREZ WILL ATTEND SCREENINGS OF GREEN CARD WARRIORS IN SANTIAGO AND SANTO DOMINGO

MANNY PEREZ WILL ATTEND SCREENINGS OF GREEN CARD WARRIORS IN SANTIAGO AND SANTO DOMINGO

(Santo Domingo, November 4, 2013)  – Green Card Warriors, a film written and directed by Miriam Kruishoop – the official Dutch selection at the FCGD – received an award at the 16th edition of the Los Angeles Latino Film Festival, which was held from October 10-14th.


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150th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF PUEBLA CELEBRATED WITH THE FILM CINCO DE MAYO

150th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF PUEBLA CELEBRATED WITH THE FILM CINCO DE MAYO

(Santo Domingo, November 14, 2013)  The film Cinco de Mayo: The Battle, by Mexican director Rafa Lara, was screened as part of the 7th edition of the Dominican Republic Global Film Festival (FCGD) in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Puebla and based on combat which occurred in 1862 between Mexico and the second French Empire. 


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