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Nouri Bouzid

Nouri Bouzid

b. 1945, Sfax, Tunisia Nouri Bouzid is Tunisia’s most prominent and prolific filmmaker. In a small nation, with limited production opportunities, Bouzid has completed seven

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Christian Petzold

Christian Petzold b. 14th September 1960, Hilden, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany [caption id="attachment_17108" align="alignright" width="288"] Christian Petzold[/caption] When the Association of German Film Critics named Christian

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Cecil B. DeMille

b. Cecil Blount deMille, 12th August 1881, Ashfield, Massachusetts, USA d. 21st January 1959, Hollywood, California, USA 1. The Enigmatic Pop Culture Professional Legendary producer-director

Shirley Clarke

Shirley Clarke

b. Shirley Brimberg, October 2, 1919, New York City, USA, d. September 23, 1997, Boston,

Neil Jordan

Neil Jordan

b. February 25, 1950, Sligo, Ireland With each successive outing, Neil Jordan–without doubt the most interesting filmmaker to emerge thus far from Ireland–astonishes the viewer

Artavazd Pelechian

Artavazd Pelechian

b. Feb 22, 1938, Leninakin (now Gyumri), Armenia. 1. In film festivals, cinémathèques, galleries and conferences around the world, the same scene plays itself over

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Michel Khleifi

b. November 3, 1950 – Nazareth, Israel From his first film, Al Dhakira al Khasba (Fertile Memory, 1980), Michel Khleifi displays the narrative-documentary style –

Nelson Pereira dos Santos

Nelson Pereira dos Santos

b. October, 22, 1928 — São Paulo, Brazil Nelson Pereira dos Santos, considered the initiator of modern Brazilian cinema in the 1950s, is also its

Marcel Carné

Marcel Carné

b. 18 August 1906, Paris, France d. 31 October 1996, Clamart, Hauts-de-Seine, France Cinema is the art of forming a team. –Jean Cocteau Carné’s films

Jean Epstein

Jean Epstein

b. 25 March 1897, Warsaw, Poland d. 2 April 1953, Paris, France I. Jean Epstein was an important figure in the school of filmmaking variously

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