Tromadance Film Festival Press Conference at the 2012 American Film Market

CineTel Films CEO — and Chairman of the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) — Paul Hertzberg will join distinguished guests who will speak at the 14th annual TromaDance press conference, scheduled to take place at the 2012 American Film Market (AFM), at the Loew’s Santa Monica Beach Hotel, in the AFM Studio (behind the Ocean and Vine restaurant) at 11 o’clock in the morning of November 2.

Trailer for Manoel de Oliveira’s latest film, GEBO ET L’OMBRE | GEBO AND THE SHADOW

Trailer for GEBO ET L’OMBRE | GEBO AND THE SHADOW, starring Michael Lonsdale, Claudia Cardinale, Jeanne Moreau, Ricardo Trêpa, Leonor Silveira, and Luís Miguel Cintra. This fifty-ninth film by Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira, 103, will be screened as part of the 2012 Venice Film Festival, before opening in cinemas in France September 19. The film was completed in 2011. The indefatigable filmmaker — at age 103, the oldest working director in the world — is currently preparing his sixtieth film.

LA Femme Fest 2010. Tippi Hedren to introduce THE LAST ELEPHANTS OF THAILAND by Michelle Mizner, Don Tayloe

Movie star and animal-rights activist Tippi Hedren will introduce THE LAST ELEPHANTS OF THAILAND when it screens at the LA Femme Film Festival 2010 October 16 Saturday 6 PM in Hollywood. The movie documents the abuse of elephants in Thailand and elsewhere, while it tells the story of the first elephant hospital in Thailand.