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May, 2005

In person: Josue Mendez

Sunday, May 29th, 2005

The most vibrant clique of the festival, carrying a meaningful name of happy dv, is not at rest. Yesterday they’ve said a word or two with Josue Mendez, a Peruan director of Days of Santiago. The projection schedule of the last day of Isola Cinema 2005 festival is available here, to view the interview, click on the link bellow.

Far East Special: The True Glory

Friday, May 27th, 2005

Olaf Möller, for

Most of the people who routinely tell you just how much they love Asian cinema (by which they tend to mean the cinemas of East Asia…) would probably freak out at Udine’s Far East Film Festival, an annual event devoted to the more commercial kinds of glory from such major film cultures like Japan, Hongkong, or the Philippines – excactly the kind of films to give our event a cool and crazy kind of additional edge. » read more

Happy DV strikes again!

Friday, May 27th, 2005

More videos from the daily Happy DV workshops. Today’s guests are Yasmine Kassari and Saman Salur, both of them are presenting their feature films, The Sleeping Child and From the Land of Silence on the Manzioli Square this evening.

opening night

Wednesday, May 25th, 2005

Today’s the day!
First guests are arriving to Izola, Lisandro Alonso and Pablo Trapero already arrived yesterday, while Roger Gnoan M’Bala , Hanny Tchelley-Etibou and Clark Walker joined us today.
The ‘Škamp’ is filling up with campers and Punta is getting dressed up with bookstalls, workshops and music gear. The Happy DV crew is doing overtime, and you can already see the first results of their creative folly.
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In person: Pablo and Lisandro

Wednesday, May 25th, 2005

We met two of the most eager festival guests, who have arrived in Izola before the official opening. Pablo Trapero and Lisandro Alonso, the godfather and the enfant terrible of the new Argentinian cinema provided us with some insights into their work and a few fresh impressions on the festival hustle and bustle. Both interviews were made by the prolific international Happy DV gonzo-outfit (Salud!).

“In Africa You Always Denounce By Making Fun” …

Wednesday, May 25th, 2005

Olaf Möller, for Isola Cinema

Roger Gnoan M’Bala, famous for his social satires, once said – but does he still believe it, does it still work like that? Gnoan – born in 1943 in Grand Bassam; educated in the craft of directing in France and Sweden – belongs, together with the late and production-wise sadly marginal Etienne N’Dabian Vodio, to the second generation of filmmakers from the Ivory Coast. » read more

New Isola Cinema 4 website

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Isola Cinema 2007 programme and schedule!

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isolacinema gallery 2006:

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isola cinema 2006 guests were:

Isola Cinema 2006 teaser in Italian:

island 2005 postcards!

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» foto-dispatch from the front line

festival trailers:

directed by the Happy DV crew

Even pigeons know it!

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Film festival, my son!

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Join the volunteer brigade 2006!