Archives for October 2007

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DAVID LYNCH HONORED IN FRANCE

During a ceremony at the Elysee Palace today filmmaker Lynch was made Officier de la Legion D'honneur. President Nicolas Sarkozy called Lynch, who directed some of Hollywood's most idiosyncratic films, "a profoundly normal guy" as he handed down the award. Sarkozy said, "what's crazy is life, not the perspective you bring to life." Charlotte Rampling and Roman Polanski attended the ceremony at the ... more >

MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

A purposeful crowd of Manhattanites and passers-by gathered on Union square this cold Sunday evening for the annual Manhattan Short Festival, a showcase of short films from around the world. This year's shorts came from Great Britain, Canada and Israel. The idea for the festival, which was started 10 years ago by Australian Nicholas Mason, was for a traveling showcase of short films to be given ... more >