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Movie and Filmmaking News — including new movies, films, film makers, funding and financing, directors, documentaries, video releases, streaming, and relating film industry news issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


‘Besos de plastico’ Documentary is a Doctor Alert About Botched Faces From Illegal Injections

MADRID, Spain, June 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As an amateur social project of the famous Dominican plastic surgeon, Luis Lopez Tallaj MD, trained in Brazil 20 years ago, has released recently on YouTube, the dramatic documentary “Besos de plástico” (Plastic Kisses). It is already available on his YouTube channel Lopeztallaj, this Hispanic or Latin project with closed captions in English, French and Portuguese is a warning to the global population of the risks taken with biopolymers injections.

Scientology Network Features ‘Big Sonia,’ the Inspiring Story of a Holocaust Survivor

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientology Network’s “Documentary Showcase” presents the award-winning documentary “Big Sonia” Friday June 17, at 8:30 p.m. PT. Documentary Showcase is the weekly series providing a platform for independent filmmakers to share their work on important social, cultural and environmental issues.

Zero Budget Indie Film ‘Night, Mother’ scores 3 Webby Nominations

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – “Night, Mother,” the “hybrid” feature film from Executive Producer Sheila Houlahan, is an Official Nominee of the 2022 Webby Awards in the following 3 Virtual and Remote Categories: Media & Entertainment, Technical Achievement, and Best Audience Integration.

12th Annual RVA Environmental Film Festival Free and Open to the Public February 18 – March 4, 2022

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Richmond Environmental Film Festival (RVA EFF) announces its 12th annual showcase of over 20 free local and national films selected to raise awareness of environmental issues and offer solution-oriented messages of hope that inspire action towards promoting planet health and environmental justice.

On Holocaust Remembrance Day Let Us Honor Those Who Risked Their Lives to Save Others

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Each year, the United Nations sets aside January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This day marks the liberation in 1945 of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps where between 1.1 and 1.5 million people died, most of them Jews. But while we remember those who perished in the Holocaust, let us also honor those who put their own lives on the line to rescue thousands destined for that fate. Scientology Network’s “Documentary Showcase” features two films that pay tribute to unsung heroes who saved thousands from dying in Nazi death camps.

The War Between Russia and The West Over Ukraine Comes in A New War Drama Now on Amazon Prime

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GI-Films announces: What is really going on in Eastern Europe between Russia and Ukraine is the subject of a new movie “The Narrow Bridge” just released on Amazon Prime. Written and produced by Mirza Davitaia, and produced by GI-Films, “The Narrow Bridge” is about a young artist who must take up arms to defend Ukraine.

Scientology Network: Two Films in Honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientology Network’s Documentary Showcase marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day by airing “Big Sonia” and “Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child.” The UN set aside January 27, the anniversary of the 1945 liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Brilliant Chess Game Finale by World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen Has Been Added to ‘Chess Board Rapture’ NFT Collection

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Magnus Carlsen chess brilliancy that wrapped up his successful 2016 World Chess Championship match defense has been minted by Citrusw00d Productions on the OpenSea non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace.

‘FRIDAY THE 13TH’ spin-off, ’13 FANBOY’ Coming to a Theater Near You

RUIDOSO, N.M., Oct. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 13 Fanboy LLC announces: After 12 years without a “FRIDAY THE 13TH” film, fans are hungry for new blood. Enter Deborah Voorhees (yes, that is her real name), star of “FRIDAY THE 13TH part 5,” and director of the October 22, 2021 horror film “13 FANBOY.”

Transgender Actress Hera Anderson Stars in Upcoming Film ‘The Black Rose’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 3Films Entertainment has made an official disclosure, confirming that star actress and writer Hera Anderson will play the leading role in their highly anticipated LGBT short film “The Black Rose.” At the helm of the production of the LGBT short film “The Black Rose” is Alexander Kurbonov as the Production Manager. Also boarding as the director is Sinan Yalvac.

‘Impolite Boys,’ a slice of life dark comedy set in New York, now available on popular streaming channels

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Impolite Boys,” a dark comedy film that depicts the life of Peter and John, two unbearable young boys who struggle as they can to survive the adversities of New York life, is now available on Apple TV, VUDU, Google Play and Amazon. “Impolite Boys,” written, produced, and directed by Hamado Ouedraogo, is punctuated with provocative gags, intrigues, a fascinating hypocrisy and jealousy of a stepmother.

Los Angeles-Based Minority Director, Lakpathy Wijesekara’s Feature Film ‘Free By Noon’ To Hit Theaters In October

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Los Angeles-based, Sri Lankan filmmaker, Lakpathy Wijesekara’s latest feature film “Free By Noon” starring John Eisen, Raechel Wong, Justine Herron and Melissa Howell will be theatrically released in Los Angeles from October 15 to October 21, 2021 at the Laemmle theater in Glendale.

Award-Winning Toastmaster Launches 2021 Burbank International Film Festival

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning Toastmaster Jeff Rector, of Toastmasters International District 52, invites film industry professionals and film enthusiasts to secure their VIP All-Access Passes to the Festival Screenings, Red Carpet Events, Parties and Closing Night Dinner & Gala Awards Show. The Burbank International Film Festival (BIFF) is proud to celebrate its 13th anniversary in the “Media Capital of the World.”

FlexClip Online Trailer Maker Is a One-Stop Solution for Captivating Video Trailers

HONG KONG, June 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PearlMountain, a multimedia software development company, has introduced a powerful trailer maker solution within its FlexClip video creation platform. With just a few clicks, anyone can craft captivating and professional trailers for any need.

Los Angeles Filmmaker Creates New Movie Genre: A Martial Arts Musical Comedy

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To his knowledge, it hasn’t been done before, but that doesn’t scare Zak Lee Guarnaccia, actor/stuntman, and executive producer at LightRow Pictures, a subsidiary of Light Row Ranch, LLC. In fact, it excites him. Audiences are hungry for something new and he’s ready to deliver with “The Next Big Hit,” a martial arts musical comedy, set to come out fighting in 2022.

Amazon Prime Removes Indie Film About Global Persecution of Christians

TAMPA, Fla., June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For nearly two years, the indie documentary, “Christians in the Mirror,” produced by Joshuacord, Inc. and In Altum Productions, streamed on Amazon Prime before it was removed without warning or explanation. Its producers want to know why.

Museum of Sex Presents ‘Erotic Content & the Mainstream, 1960 till Today’

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Museum of Sex (MoSex) proudly announces details about its summer exhibition, “Erotic Content & the Mainstream 1960 till Today.” This exhibition, a presentation of media examining how erotic content has permeated mainstream culture since the 1960s, will be on view at the Museum of Sex (233 Fifth Avenue) starting June 4, 2021.

Oberon Theatre Ensemble’s Film Festival ‘Smartphone Shorts’

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LanDan Consulting announces Oberon Theatre Ensemble’s “Smartphone Shorts” (Brad Fryman, Artistic Director). An evening featuring short films created during Oberon’s Smartphone Workshops. The films were shot exclusively on smartphones as the ensemble negotiated its way through the pandemic.

What The World Needs Now is LOVE!

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ByDam Multimedia announces its latest release: “From A Place of Love – My Adoption Journey,” an award-winning documentary film from Writer, Producer, Director David Bynum.

InVideo Launches IVA – The Only Voice Assistant Artificial Intelligence Editor in Existence That’s Set to Revolutionize Video and Film Creation Globally

MUMBAI, Maharashtra, India, March 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — InVideo, a leading video content creation platform, today announced the launch of its groundbreaking AI technology called IVA, that’s about to bring content creators and film and video makers into the 22nd Century. (*April Fools Story*)

All the Lost Girls Productions Launches Trailer for ‘Uneven Ground: The Melissa Witt Story’

BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — All the Lost Girls Productions launches trailer for “Uneven Ground: The Melissa Witt Story.” On December 1, 1994, Melissa Witt was abducted from Bowling World in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Main Street Cinemas in Queens Reopens after Pandemic Closure

QUEENS, N.Y., March 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After being shut down for one-year, Main Street Cinemas, a Queens movie theater, is re-opening on Friday, March 5. Staff is excited to welcome everyone back and is looking forward to rekindling the in-person movie-goer experience.

MoBo’s new streaming service allows anyone with the talent to create a quality film or TV show a worldwide platform to display those talents

RALEIGH, N.C., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MoBo, an exciting new Streaming Service showcasing Independent Filmmakers is proud to announce their very first original film, “The Big Adventures of Lil’ Slick” – an animated feature film.

‘Can’t Look Away: Photographs of the Civil Rights Struggle’ New Docuseries Released by the Gund Gallery to Celebrate Black History Month

GAMBIER, Ohio, Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gund Gallery at Kenyon College is pleased to announce the release of the first episode in the new docuseries “Can’t Look Away: Photographs of the Civil Rights Struggle.”

RVA Environmental Film Festival Announces Award Winners

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On February 14 the Richmond Environmental Film Contest Committee will virtually award the winners of the Environmental Film Contest and screen each film. The contest was open to novice and experienced Virginia filmmakers submitting films on environmental topics regarding Virginia.

11th Annual RVA Environmental Film Festival to be Presented Virtually, February 12-26, 2021 – Free and Open to the Public

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The RVA Environmental Film Festival (RVA EFF) announces its 11th annual showcase of over 20 free local and national films. Many films are hosted by like-minded organizations. Two films are of particular interest to youth: “Microplastic Madness” and “Frozen Obsession.”

Aloha Wanderwell Baker Film Makes National Film Registry Cut

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Library of Congress has just announced its annual list of 25 films selected to be preserved in the National Film Registry’s vault. And, Richard Diamond, trustee, Richard Diamond Trust, is excited to share that “With Car and Camera Around the World” made the cut.

Gallospole and TARAC WIPPP, Award Winners At 2020 International Film Festivals

DREXEL HILL, Pa., Dec. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gallospole and TARAC WIPPP (tey – rak – wip) have won distinguished awards at international film festivals throughout the year 2020. This chair conspiracy propagated by the political satirist, Gallospole, has been recognized as the Best Trailer at the Direct Monthly Online Film Festival.

Aaron Ozee Considers Eight Figure Acquisition Offer for ‘Regulus’ Literary Empire

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, celebrity author of the bestselling children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790), and revered director of the “Regulus” movie, has received an eight-figure acquisition offer from a private investment group for the literary empire constructed around his infamous rat king character.

CortoCircuito Virtual Cinema Presents Short Films from Spain, Latin America, The Colombian Pacific and Latinos from the US Under the Theme of Empathy – In the Place of The Other

NEW YORK, N.Y. and CALI, Columbia, Nov. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 17th edition of CortoCircuito New York and the 6th edition of Cali open their virtual screening room CortoCircuito: Home Edition November 10-13, 2020, presenting award-winning short films from international festivals and continuing its mission of promoting emerging talent from the regions it represents.

Controversial Video on Racism in the U.S. Causes Stir – Amelia Ray and ‘Hamilton’ Drummer Jake Wood Discuss the Making of ‘Hambone Says’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Friday, October 30, 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT, Amelia Ray, Jake Wood and Bay Area cinematographer Peggy Peralta will host a Zoom discussion on the making of “Hambone Says,” the video that uses contemporary past aesthetic to explore racism, rage and role reversal in the United States.

The 9th Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York goes Virtual

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The importance of maintaining healthy social distancing and stopping the spread of COVID-19, Dominican Film Festival in New York City (DFFNYC) will hold its ninth edition online, October 20-30, 2020. These challenging circumstances have not prevented the festival from continuing to be the largest and most impressive film festival outside the borders of the Dominican Republic.

Sussman-Hoyt PROductions’ Wildomar Movie Ranch Brings A Major Film Production to The Inland Empire

WILDOMAR, Calif., Sept. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SAG Production comes to Wildomar! Surprisingly, in the midst of a pandemic when most businesses are operating in limited capacities or closed altogether, Wildomar Movie Ranch continues to develop partnerships with film producers to bring projects to the Inland Empire., Sussman-Hoyt PROductions announced.

Companies and Film Producers in L.A. Are Struggling to Find A Solution to Social Distancing

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Good Heart Catering in Los Angeles is excited to welcome back those slowly returning to offices and film productions in Los Angeles.

PRINDIE Presents its 6th Annual Film Festival – VIRTUALLY!

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In light of the unprecedented events of 2020, PRINDIE: Princeton Independent Film Festival will hold its first all-virtual film festival, open this year to all film-lovers in United States. Running from Thursday, Sept. 10 through Sunday, the 13th, the festival features 37 short films. This year’s film lineup focuses on issues surrounding immigration, mental health, youth, and cultural diversity / Black Lives Matter.

Transforming the Nation’s Prisons into Places of Healing: Compassion Prison Project and ‘Step Inside the Circle’ PSA Film

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On February 12, 2020, 235 incarcerated men gathered in the yard of a maximum-security prison in California. They formed a circle, and in the center of that circle stood Grammy Award winning film producer Fritzi Horstman. She read aloud ten questions from the ACE test, a survey of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Mysterious Pandemic breaks out in psych thriller ‘Face Of Evil’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Awarded psychological thriller/horror film “Face Of Evil” (F.O.E.), produced by V-Movie Productions, turns out prophetic and realistic once again. Topical for the latest mass shootings afflicting our country, the movie is hot again for the recent pandemic outbreak of Corona Virus afflicting the world. A killer soundtrack wraps up the picture.

Superhero Cooking School, YouTube’s Hottest New Comedy Show, Provides Comedic Relief with Zoom-Filmed Episode

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Superhero Cooking School,” a new web comedy series, has been generating laughs around the world. Featured exclusively on YouTube, Superhero Cooking School was created by Gina Nemo, an award-winning actress and filmmaker, and founder of G Plan Media, and has earned acclaim for its unique comedic style and Saturday Night Live vibes, where actors create characters and parody famous comic book personalities.

Aaron Ozee Launches ‘Regulus’ Movie Using Amazon Prime During Pandemic

CHICAGO, Ill., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, celebrity author of the bestselling children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790), has officially launched the Regulus movie on Amazon Prime entertaining families on COVID-19 “lockdown.”

Aaron Ozee Entertains Families On COVID-19 Lockdown Debuting His ‘Regulus’ Movie Early

CHICAGO, Ill., March 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, celebrity author of the bestselling children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790), has chosen to debut the Regulus movie, ahead of the July 25, 2020 release date, for a limited duration to entertain those who have been subjected to lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.