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return to the uss atlanta to be screened on pbs america - june, 27, 2014

Return To The USS Atlanta will be screened on PBS America Channel in the UK on July 28, 2014 at 9:00 pm (Sky 534 & Virgin Media 243).


the 3rd annual jozi film festival kicks off today - february 21, 2014

JFFFort Greene Filmworks is a proud partner of the Third Annual Jozi Film Festival, which starts today. The festival highlights the very best in filmmaking with a multi-genre slate of films from emerging and established filmmakers that explore a broad range of topics that affect our communities and stir our hearts and minds. An exciting line up of South African and international films will be screened over a three-day period at several venues throughout the city, including The Bioscope Independent Cinema in the heart of Johannesburg.

For more info, visit the Jozi Film Festival website

 

 


a different country acquired by sabido productions - april 2, 2013

A Different Country has been acquired from Fort Greene Filmworks and Left Hand Films by Sabido Productions, an award-winning South African production company that produces African films and programs for the international market. A Different Country is a 4 x 48 documentary series that follows five children from Johannesburg, South Africa as they embark on a year's exchange program at the prestigious Stowe School in Buckingham, England. The series will be completed in December 2013 and distributed internationally as of 2014.

Sabido Productions

 


return to the uss atlanta screened at the explorers club in new york city
- february 21, 2013

Return To The USS Atlanta was screened at the historic Explorers Club in Manhattan on Feburary 21, 2013 at 7pm, followed by a Q&A session with dive team members Liam Allen and Richard Lundgren, as well as the film's producers and director.

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fort greene filmworks is a proud partner of the 2nd annual jozi film festival
- february 15, 2013

Fort Greene Filmworks is a proud partner of the 2nd Annual Jozi Film Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa. Films will be showcased across three venues from the 15-17 of Feburary, 2013. For more info about this year's festival, visit the Jozi Film Festival website: www.jozifilmfestival.co.za, or their Facebook page: Jozi Film Festival.

JFF 2013


return to the uss atlanta picks up another award at serbian film festival
- december 12, 2012

Return To The USS Atlanta wins 2nd Place Pro Category (professional
category) at the 16th International Underwater Film Festival in Belgrade, Serbia.

return to the uss atlanta wins spirit of independents award
- november 14,2012

We are thrilled to announce that Return To The USS Atlanta won the Spirit Of Independents Award at the 2012 Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival.

Return To The USS Atlanta won the Spirit Of Independents Award

north american premiere of return to the uss atlanta at the  fort lauderdale international film festival - november 11, 2012

Return To The USS Atlanta: Defender Of Guadalcanal had its North American Premiere at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival on November 11, 2012, Veteran's Day. The screening was followed by a Q&A session with the producers Philip Yakymov and Julia Golosiy and director Shareen Anderson, as well as with dive team member Casey McKinley.

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return to the uss atlanta to be distributed by apt worldwide
- october 10, 2012

Return To The USS Atlanta: Defender Of Guadalcanal will be distributed by APT WorldWide, a leading provider of quality non-fiction programming in the international market. For more information about licensing Return To The USS Atlanta in your area, click here: www.aptww.org

APT WorldWide


these streets belong to us licensed by al jazeera documentary channel
- april, 17, 2012

Al Jazeera Documentary Channel has licensed These Streets Belong To Us and will be broadcast in 2013.


charents: in search of my armenian poet dvds now available
- april 3, 2012

The award-winning documentary film Charents: In Search Of My Armenian Poet is now available on DVD. Cost is $20.00, excluding shipping. Click here to place order.

charents: in search of my armenian poet DVD

 


fort greene filmworks proudly sponsors the jozi film festival
- february 14, 2012

Fort Greene Filmworks is a proud sponsor of the Jozi Film Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa. Visit the festival's website for more info about the first annual film festival that took place in February 2012:
www.jozifilmfestival.co.za

Jozi Film Festival

 


return to the uss atlanta: defender of guadalcanal premiere screening
- february 12, 2012

Return To The USS Atlanta: Defender Of Guadalcanal had its world premiere at the Jozi Film Festival in February 2012.

Jozi Film Festival


screenings of charents: in search if my armenian poet in cyprus, london, and boston october 20, 2011

Screenings of Charents: In Search of My Armenian Poet will take place in Larnaca, Cyprus, London, England, and Boston, Massachusetts. Click here for dates and venues.

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Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance   Charents


the new annual jozi film festival is launched in johannesburg, south africa
- october 6, 2011

The Jozi Film Festival is a new annual film festival in the vibrant city of Johannesburg that will showcase the latest films made by Jozi and Gauteng filmmakers and/or films made in Jozi or Gauteng Province. The festival's mission is to create a platform for Jozi¹s growing film community to screen their films, while simultaneously making the films accessible to all members of the community by keeping the admission tickets inexpensive. A few film screenings will even be free.

The first Jozi Film Festival will be a three day event held on Feb 10, 11, 12, 2012 in the the landmark suburb of Kensington. Our audience will be a unique combination of film industry professionals, a growing arts community, local and regional attendees, and a large student population.

In addition to showcasing a diverse spectrum of films, tributes and galas, the Jozi Film Festival will also offer provocative Q&A sessions with the filmmakers in attendance. Competition categories include: Best Feature Film, Best Documentary Film, Best Animated Film, Best Fiction and Non Fiction Short, Best Student Film, and Audience Choice Award.

Please visit our website at www.jozifilmfestival.co.za and Facebook page for more information about the festival.


Jozi Film Festival


armenian premiere of charents: in search of my armenian poet at naregatsi art institute in yerevan, armenia - september 28, 2011

Armenian Premiere of Charents: In Search Of My Armenian Poet will take place on September 28, 2011 at 7 PM at Naregatsi Art Institute, Vardanants 16/1 in Yerevan. A Q&A with producers Sevan Naccashian and Tigran Nazaryan will follow. Members of the Charents family will also be in attendance. Admission is free.




shareen anderson launches the documentary film forum and new facebook page dedicated to the art and craft of documentary filmmaking - july 31, 2011

The Documentary Film Forum is a new page on Facebook where documentary filmmakers can share their films with other documentary filmmakers and documentary film enthusiasts, and encourages filmmakers and enthusiasts to discuss the art and craft of documentary films, past and present.

Documentary Film Forum


south african premiere of these streets belong to us and charents: in search of my armenian poet - july 23, 2011

These Streets Belong To Us and Charents: In Search Of My Armenian Poet will have their South African premieres on Saturday, July 23 at the Bioscope Independent Cinema, Main Street Life, 286 Fox Street in Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg.
These Streets Belong To Us will screen at 3 PM followed by a Q&A with directors Henry and Anderson, and Charents will commence at 4:30 PM, followed by a Q&A with the director.

These streets belong to us Charents: in search of my armenian poet


producers shareen anderson and lisa henry nominated for an sab environmental journalist of the year award - november 5, 2010

Producers Shareen Anderson and Lisa Henry have been nominated for an SAB Environmental Journalist of the Year Award for their twelve minute insert on the Cape Winelands Biodiversity Initiative for SABC's nature program 50/50.

This year marks the 22nd annual SAB Environmentalist and Environmental Journalists of the Year Awards.

These awards focus on the entire spectrum of "green" and "brown" issues.
Green issues address natural and/or ecological matters. Brown issues focus more on cities and urban concerns such as waste in our streets, polluted air.

The 2010 SAB awards will be announced in Johannesburg on 17 November 2010.


SAB Environmentalist & Environmental Journalists of the Year Awards 2010


charents: in search of my armenian poet wins the audience choice award at the 2010 pomegranate film festival in toronto, ontario
- november 1, 2010

Charents: In Search Of My Armenian Poet was awarded the Audience Choice Award at the 2010 Pomegranate Film Festival in Toronto. Competing against twenty-nine other films such as Atom Egoyan's Chloe and Serge Avedikian's Chienne d'Histoire, Charents: In Search Of My Armenian Poet was selected the most liked film by the festival's attendees. The film was also the runner up as selected by the festival jury for the Best Documentary Film Award, awarded to The Last Tightrope Dancer in Armenia.

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canadian premiere of charents: in search of my armenian poet at the  pomegranate film festival in toronto, ontario - october 24, 2010

Screening of Charents: In Search Of My Armenian Poet at the 5th Annual Pomegranate Film Festival on Sunday, October  24, 2010 at 12:00 PM at the Hamazkayin Theatre, located at 50 Hallcrown Place in Toronto.

For more information, or to buy tickets, visit the Pomegranate Film Festival website.




charents: in search of my armenian poet receives best documentary film nomination at the arpa international film festival - september 20, 2010

The 13th Annual Arpa International Film Festival announced the jury and the nominated and distinguished films of 2010. Read the announcement published in Asbarez Armenian News.


west coast premiere of charents: in search of my armenian poet at the apra international film festival in hollywood, california
- september 25, 2010

Screening of Charents: In Search Of My Armenian Poet at the 13th Annual Apra International Film Festival on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at 10:30 PM at the Egyptian Theatre, located at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. For more information, or to buy tickets, visit the Arpa International Film Festival website.

Arpa International Film Festival


broadcast of the rageh omaar report: the party's over on al jazeera english – september 15, 2010

Fort Greene Filmworks & Left Hand Films have produced an episode of AJE's monthly series, The Rageh Omaar Report, entitled The Party's Over, which examines the huge number of challenges South Africa faces now that the FIFA World Cup has ended.

The first broadcast is on September 15, 2010 at 19:00 GMT on Al Jazeera English

Rageh Omaar

screening of charents: in search of my armenian poet at columbia university
- may 12, 2010

The Armenian Studies Program at Columbia University in New York City presents a film screening  and discussion of: 

Charents: In Search Of My Armenian Poet with Director Shareen Anderson 

Date: Wednesday ­ May 12, 2010
Time: 6:30pm 

702 Hamilton Hall
Morningside Campus
Columbia University 
 
Co-sponsored by the Middle East Institute, the Armenian Center at Columbia University in New York City and the Armenian Society at Columbia University.

Contact: Nanor Kebranian at nk2334@columbia.edu with queries.

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saving soweto wins bronze medal at new york festivals - may 3, 2010

Saving Soweto takes the Bronze Medal for Best Health and Medical Documentary at The New York Festivals® International Television & Film Awards on May 3, 2010.

The New York Festivals® International Television & Film Awards recognize "The World's Best Work" in news, documentary, information and entertainment programming as well as in music videos, infomercials, promotion spots, openings and ID's. Now entering its 53rd year, the total number of entries continues to grow, now representing over 30 different countries, making the NYF® Television & Film Awards one of the most well known and widely respected competitions on the globe. In 2010, NYF® has decided to combine both the Television Programming Awards and the Film & Video Awards, thus creating one of the world's largest international competitions dedicated to both the TV and film industries.
NYF

Saving Soweto takes the Bronze Medal for Best Health and Medical Documentary at The New York Festivals® International Television & Film Awards


saving soweto to be rebroadcast on al jazeera english - april 19, 2010

Our documentary series Saving Soweto will be rebroadcast in its entirety on Al Jazeera English starting April 19th, 2010. Check you local listings for dates and times.

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saving soweto nominated for international television award
- april 16, 2010

Saving Soweto, an 8-part documentary series on Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital broadcast worldwide on Al Jazeera English in 2009, has been nominated as a finalist in the 2010 New York Festivals International Television and Film Awards. Film-makers Lisa Henry and Shareen Anderson are thrilled that their work has been selected from thousands of entries from over 30 countries.

Now entering its 53rd year, the New York Festivals® International Television & Film Awards recognize "The World’s Best Work" in news, documentary, information and entertainment programming as well as in music videos, infomercials, promotion spots, openings and ID's. It is one of the world's largest international competitions dedicated to both the TV and film industries.

Saving Soweto was directed and produced for Al Jazeera English by Shareen Anderson of Fort Greene Filmworks and Lisa Henry of Left Hand Films and Al Jazeera English will be rebroadcasting the series, beginning April 19th (DStv 406). The series walks in the shoes of various doctors, nurses and staff that work tirelessly, and with little reward, to save human lives under difficult circumstances. The hospital acts as a microcosm for many of the social problems that South Africa is grappling with today.

To visit the New York Festivals website, click here

For more information on the film-makers, please visit www.lefthandfilms.co.za and www.fortgreenefilmworks.com

Henry and Anderson are currently in production on a one-hour documentary on crime in South Africa. The film examines how various communities are tackling one of the biggest issues facing the country today and asks what possible solutions are out there.

Shareen Anderson and Lisa Henry


charents: in search of my armenian poet to premiere at the sarasota fringe film festival - april 9, 2010

Charents: In Search Of My Armenian Poet to premiere at the 2nd Annual Sarasota Fringe Film Festival on April 9, 2010 at 1:00 PM in Sarasota, Florida.
For more information, visit the Sarasota Fringe Film Festival website.

Saratosa Fringe Film Festival


forgotten freedom fighters to be screened at the bermuda international film festival - march 22, 2010

Forgotten Freedom Fighters to be screened at the Bermuda International Film Festival as part of the Africa World Documentary Film Festival

Bermuda film festival Africa World Documentary Film Festival

Date: Monday, March 22, 2010
Time: 6:30 PM
Admission: Free
Venue: Tradewinds Auditorium at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute
40 Crow Lane, East Broadway, Pembroke, Bermuda


saving soweto to be screened at the frontline club in london, england
- may 13, 2009

Screening at the Frontline Club in London, England on May 13, 2009

Episodes 1 & 3 of Saving Soweto will be screened at the Frontline Club in London, England on May 13th, 2009 at 7:00 PM. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Directors Lisa Henry and Shareen Anderson, Dr. Patrick MacGoey, and Mike Dillon, Head of Current Affairs at Al Jazeera English.

For more information and to book your tickets online, visit the Frontline Club website.

Frontline Club