SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA. – Join the director at the #Sydney premiere of AMERICAN MIRROR: INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY during the biggest film indie show of the south hemisphere: Sydney Indie Film Festival. The film is part of the Official Selection 2019.
The Sydney Indie Film Festival features some of the best of independent cinema from around the world, including a mix of award winning films and outstanding emerging talent in the film industry.
The Festival program screens all genres of films: action, adventure, comedy, family movies, chick flicks, science fiction, thrillers, true stories, animations, documentaries.
Join us in Sydney for the exclusive red carpet event, watch the movie, meet the filmmaker and participate in the Q&A session to find out how this extraordinary film came to happen despite many difficulties. A true ‘indie’ that could not be missed by the best indie film selection in Australia!!
TORONTO.- Open World Toronto Film Festival announced on September 28 the awardees list on its official website. What a great surprise that the jury deliberations of ended up with a new win for Arthur Balder’s AMERICAN MIRROR: INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY as Best Experimental Film 2019.
GUAYAQUIL, ECUADOR.- Director and producer Arthur Balder was presented with the Golden Iguana as winner of the competitive category Best Feature Documentary of the Festival at the Guayaquil International Film Festival after participation of AMERICAN MIRROR: INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY in the official selection.
Guayaquil International Film festival has experienced an enormous growth during the last five years, greatly due to the industry-oriented programs it offers across its different sections, such as Guayaquil Lab, Actors Lab, Construye, Cinema 72, La Revol, . Home to a vibrant community of film lovers and film professionals, Guayaquil, biggest city of Ecuador, hosts one of the most interesting competitions in South America.
The president of the Jury since 2015, Jorge Suarez, is a film critic and theorist of El Universal, and has assisted since 1968 to the Oscar ceremony uninterrupted, covering it as film critic for Ecuador news agencies, cinema magazines and media outlets.
Visit the official site of Guayaquil International Film Festival.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA. – DA VINFI FILMS is honored to announce that Melbourne Documentary Film Festival has sent in the laurels of the Winner of Special Jury Mention for AMERICAN MIRROR: INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY.
MDFF documentary-only competition is considered one of the most important now in the world, so we feel elated with this news. It marks another extraordinary victory for director and producer Arthur Balder’s unique cinema vision.
Complimentary information also published by The Rockford Register Star.
ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS. — 2019’s selections were curated from hundreds of submissions and 65 countries around the world, including this year’s Mosaic World Film Festival’s Spotlight Feature Award winner (the main award of the festival), “American Mirror: Intimations of Immortality,” directed and produced by Arthur Balder. Mosaic World Film Festival’s Spotlight Feature Award has become in last years a token of success in the American independent film festival circuit towards the Oscar season. The Spotlight Film Winner Mosaic World Film Festival 2018, “Minding the Gap”, was among the five finalist contenders for the Oscar for Best Documentary in 2019. By many considered as a ‘festival by experts for experts’, MWFF is specialized in finding the new ways and cinematic jewels of what is going to be the leading talent in the up-coming state-of-the-art cinema.
MWFF fest judges included some extraordinary filmmakers including: Oscar-winning director Dan Lindsay, Oscar-nominated and Sundance Film Festival winning director Bing Liu, cinematographer Cynthia Pusheck A.S.C., production designer Kevin Conran, filmmaker Col Spector, educator and filmmaker Camille DeBose, and director Elizabeth Allen.
Mosaic World Film Festival boasts a self-defining motto on its official website: “Make a film. Change the world.” The Mosaic World Film Fest presents quality independent work, and represents filmmakers and film communities from around the world.
Their website creed states that MWFF is “looking for competence in the filmmaking craft; work that has vision and spirit; original subjects with well-told stories; and diverse voices. We look for films that represent different facets of filmmaking, and polished productions to no-budget gems.”
Short films were presented Sept. 13-14, the Spotlight Film Winner was screened at 7:15 p.m. Sept. 13, films by regional filmmakers were screened at 7 p.m. Sept. 14 and all feature films will be screened beginning at 9 a.m. Sept. 15. The 12th annual Mosaic World Film Festival is taking place at 11 a.m. Sept. 13-14 and 9 a.m. Sept. 15 at the Nordlof Center, 118 N. Main St.
For more information: mosaicfilmfest.com.
TORONTO, CA. -Canadian Cinematography Awards organization bestowed on AMERICAN MIRROR: INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY in August’s selection process a total of four wins: Best Director (Arthur Balder), Best Lead Actress (Susan Sarandon), Best Documentary Cinematography (Arthur Balder), and Best Film of Month, thus selecting the film for the Golden Eagle Awards 2019, with screenings and awards ceremony to take place in Toronto in June 2020.