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Viennale Soul Powered on Badeschiff

Managed to catch some Viennale films and a couple of Viennale parties.

The strange thing at the parties is that many of the people there had not been to any films or to just one film. I suppose at the films many of the people had not been to any parties.

If you get the chance, I’d recommend to do both.

While I was at the Soul Powered evening on 31 October I managed to snap some photos both upstairs and downstairs.

Viennale party upstairs Badeschiff
Viennale party upstairs Badeschiff
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Dance on Screen Suspended or Cancelled?

Important Notice from the Dance Section – January 2007 Dance on Screen Production Fund (Pilot Program) – Next deadline February 15, 2007 is SUSPENDED Please note the upcoming February 15, 2007 deadline for the Dance on Screen Production Fund (Pilot Program) has been suspended. Please check our website www.canadacouncil.ca for updates regarding the Dance on Screen Program (however, you will receive updates via email in the future).

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Maria Callas Film

I shot vertically as I find the horizontal frame of a television extremely unattractive for a dance solo, particularly in a room like the Eroica Sall in the Austrian Theatre Museum…. For more pictures of Simona Noja as Maria Callas, please visit my friend photographer Anton Hoellersberger who took some wonderful photographs during the filming.

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Visit to Universidad Nacional of Columbia in Bogotá

Today I had an eleven o’clock screening of Lapinthrope, followed by a lecture on arts filmmaking in the cinema department of Universidad Nacionnal in Bogotá…. I spoke about digital filmmaking and made a strong case for the future being digital and not chemical.

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Claude Lelouche “Le Courage d’Aimer”

For a long time, I’ve been mildly contemptuous of Claude Lelouche’s films. Eminently français, these tired tales of bourgeois hypocrisy and venality, had lost all optimism, all beauty.

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