Snake Plissken, Neil Gaiman, Richard Donner, Leonard Nimoy and Scott Pilgrim coming to Cape Town Film Fest

Entertainment Weekly and the American Cinematheque are sponsoring the Cape Town Film Festival, which makes its debut with a 7-day event starting this Wednesday. Sci-fi, super-hero and fantasy fans will have the opportunity to see their cult favorite films return to the big screen along with rare live Q&A sessions with their filmmakers and stars …
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James Bond film retrospective coming to American Cinematheque

American Cinematheque at the Egyptian and Aero Theatres, will celebrate James Bond’s 50th birthday in style, as they present The Complete James Bond Retrospective: Bond at 50, co-Presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (in celebration of their 25th Anniversary). The series runs from June 8th through June 24th, 2012, …
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Indie film group picks 30 most significant indie films of the last 30 years and announces theatrical screening series

The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) recently marked its 30th anniversary by selecting what it considers the “30 Most Significant Independent Films” from around the globe produced over the past three decades. IFTA Chairman Lloyd Kaufman and President & CEO Jean Prewitt jointly made the announcement today. In selecting the Most Significant Independent Films …
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See Bela Lugosi’s Dracula Cape, Fritz Lang’s Monocle from Metropolis and much more at Forrest J Ackerman tribute

On Sunday, March 8, 2009, Profiles in History is set to display highlights from the upcoming Forrest J Ackerman Estate sale, during the opening reception at American Cinematheque’s Tribute to Forrest J Ackerman on. The amazing pieces of cinematic history on display will include Bela Lugosi’s Dracula ring and cape, the costume From The Raven, …
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