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About A Band in The British Library

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The British Library have just finished cataloguing the films from last year’s International Folk Music Film Festival, Kathmandu, Nepal and they are now searchable in the online catalogue in collection C1516. This is the listing for About A Band.

The three day festival with the theme “Music for Life, Music for Survival” was hosted by the Music Museum of Nepal in Kathmandu between Friday 25th and Sunday 27th November 2011. Each day was dedicated to a different foreign musicologist.

About A Band was chosen by an international panel of judges to receive a commendation award at International Folk Music Film Festival 2011 in the longer film category.

The 43-minute documentary About A Band, Directed by Jim Hickey, features the Columcille Ceilidh Band which uniquely includes musicians with and without learning disabilities. The band is based at the Columcille Centre in Edinburgh.

 

Breadmakers in Korea

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Breadmakers has been screened at the Jeju Disabled Peoples Human Rights Film Festival in Korea. The screening took place in September 2012.

Jeju DPI has organized the Disabled Peoples' Human Rights Film Festival every year since 2000 to eradicate social prejudice against persons with disability, to share the culture of the disabled with the general public and to improve the ability of creating films by the disabled through films and movies.

It’s great that Breadmakers continues to be screened worldwide five years after its launch at the 2007 Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Director, Yasmin Fedda’s latest documentary, ‘A Tale of Two Syrias’ is presently hitting the Film Festival trail worldwide.

 

Double Bill in Belgrade

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Both About A Band and Breadmakers have been selected for the 2012 BOSI FEST Belgrade International Film Festival For and By People with Disabilities. Both films will be screened on Tuesday 22nd May at 7pm and 8pm respectively.

BOSI FEST is an international film festival for and about people with disabilities which was organized for the first time in 2010. The festival's primary aim is to draw public attention to the art and possibilities of the participants, at the same time sending the message that disabled people should enjoy the same rights as other citizens.

More details HERE

 

Full Frame Twice

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Our short film, Breadmakers (Dir. Yasmin Fedda, 11 mins) has been selected for the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Durham, North Carolina, USA for a second time.

Previously selected in 2008, Breadmakers has been invited back to the Full Frame Festival to help celebrate their fifteenth year. One short film has been chosen from each year of their previous fourteen festivals and Breadmakers is representing 2008.

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is an annual international event dedicated to the theatrical exhibition of non-fiction cinema. The festival takes place between the 12th - 15th April 2012.

More details at: http://www.fullframefest.org

 

About a Band: Kathmandu

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About a Band has been selected and will be screened at the Nepal Folk Music Film Festival in Kathmandu.

The three day festival with the theme “Music for Life, Music for Survival” will be hosted by the Music Museum of Nepal in Kathmandu between Friday 25th – Sunday 27th November 2011. Each day will be dedicated to a different foreign musicologist.

The festival is the first of its kind in Nepal.

 


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