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The 33rd Istanbul International Film Festival

The 33rd edition of the Istanbul Film Festival showcased more than 200 films in over 20 different categories from April 5-20 in the Turkish city. Turkish Cinema is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year and the festival paid tribute with a series of panels devoted to different genres including documentaries, drama, horror as well as Q&As with filmmakers and crews alongside production and distribution meetings such as the traditional “Meetings on the Bridge” panel.
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HFPA at The Guadalajara Film Festival

The 29th edition of the Guadalajara Film Festival concluded last week with Mexican director’s Nicolas Echeverria’s Echo of the Mountain and Argentine Matias Lucchesi’s Natural Sciences respectively winning the Mezcal Prize and best picture, screenplay and actress in the festival’s Latin-American Competition. The Brazilian A Wolf at the Door, by Fernando Coimbra took best director, Marcelo Gomes and Cao Guimaraes’ Man of the Crowd won the special jury prize and cinematography (for Ivo Lopes Araujo), and Daniel Ribeiro’s The Way He Looks took the audience award.