Category Archives: Creative

Screening of ‘The Vagina Monologues’ by POST RI

CCMC member, POST Research Institute (POST RI) in cooperation with Enorasis Socio-Cultural Club is hosting a public film screening in Cyprus of ‘The Vagina Monologues’ on Tuesday 3 May 2011 at 20:30.  Based on author Eve Ensler’s interviews conducted with over 200 women from all around the world, this hilariously witty and moving collection of tales gives voice to a collection of poignant, brave and thoroughly human stories. The film will be screened in English, with Greek subtitles. Entrance is €2 (including drinks and cookies). You can find Enorasis Socio-Cultural Club, on 52 Makarios Avenue, Nicosia. For those travelling from the northern part of Nicosia, please gather at Lokmacı/Ledra St checkpoint no later than 20:15. For booking and transportation please contact +357 22767679, or 99568223 Gaston, or +90 5428739155 Mehveş.

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‘Cyprus De-Coloured’ documentary

Watch this short but emotionally-engaging documentary film entitled “Cyprus De-coloured”. It represents the work of a bi-communal group of young Cypriots who call themselves the “Fourteen Thinking-Hats”.

http://www.vimeo.com/channels/14thinikinghats

Cyprus premiere of ‘Shadows and Faces’ film

The Cyprus premiere of “Shadows and Faces” will take place at Cyprus Community Media Centre on Saturday the 5 March at 15:00. The screening will be followed by an open discussion during which the film crew composed of both Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots will take part.

“Shadows and Faces” is a feature film directed by Dervis Zaim, an award winning Turkish Cypriot film director, about the incidents that took place during the inter-communal clashes in Cyprus 1963. This story is inspired by a real-life incident that took place during the inter-communal clashes between Turkish Cypriots and Greek Cypriots, and presents its own myths and belief in peace within an impressive visual and dramatic structure. Shadows and Faces (2010), won the Turkish Film Critics Association Award at the 47th International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival.

 

Invitation to Closing Ceremony of ICFFCY 26 Feb

CCMC member the International Children’s Film Festival Cyprus would like to invite you to their Closing Ceremony on Saturday 26 February 2011 at 16:00 at the Pantheon Art Cinema in Nicosia. Screening of the films made during this year’s morning workshops, Cyprus Artefacts Treasure in Action Project and Youth Team will take place. Download your invitation here.

7th Children & Youth Film Festival 20-26 Feb 2011

CCMC member the International Children’s Film Festival of Cyprus (ICFFCY) presents the 7th edition of its Children & Youth Film Festival which this year will take place from the 20-26 February. ICFFCY is a non-profit association that has been focusing on cinema and its role in the lives of children and young people. The Festival combines films and education in a program for children, teachers and parents.  It aims to provide the audience with the opportunity to view and discuss a wide variety of films.  The selection of films is made based on their educational merit and each year international recent releases are brought to Cyprus. The Festival is divided into 4 different parts: Morning Screenings, Morning Workshops, Marathon Evening and Bicommunal Day. Visit their website at www.icffcy.org to find more information about each event, as well as a complete list of films that will be screened and their synopsis. You will also be able to download participation forms for the morning screenings and workshops, as well as teacher packs.

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Jumpstart Events on 9 February 2011

Jumpstart-Youth Peace Campaign in Cyprus is having two events on Wednesday 9 February. The evening starts at 7:30pm at the Fulbright Centre near Ledra Palace, Nicosia, for an event entitled Project Stories. Young panellists will be sharing their stories of how they took an idea and put it into action. Then at 10pm there will be a live musical performance by the Kafeney Quartet at Enallax Music Bar. The Kafeney Quartet is a jazz band that travels through world music. Entrance is free. For more information on either event, please contact +357-22-873820 or +90-533-8300-744 or visit the Jumpstart website at www.jumpstart-the-peace-in-cyprus.org

You can download the flyer for Project Stories here and the flyer for the live music event here.

Casting For an Experimental Film

A bicommunal group of young teenagers guided by a film maker is preparing an experimental film.

The movie is based on the experiences of four teenagers, who form a music band and play music as a way to express themselves. Due to the problems they have with their families they decide to run away and start living and playing music in a desolated house. The group are looking for talented and enthusiastic people who would like to take part in their film. The roles are as follow:

• Two male teenagers
• A female teenager
• An Old man (preferably with a beard)
• A black man in his forties
• A young black boy (preferably under age five)
• Foreign looking mother
• Two male characters in their forties
• Two female characters in their forties
• A female character in her twenties
• A female character younger than sixteen

Interested applicants need to send a picture and contact information to the following contact addresses:  mehmetsah1993@yahoo.com.tr and  pavlosxristou@hotmail.com

Previous experience is desirable but not necessary.

Deadline: 10 February 2011

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Puppet Show this Saturday 27 November!

 

Come along to a San Francisco street-style Puppet Show this Saturday the 27th November 2010 at 11am at the J. William Fulbright Center, Nicosia.

Children are especially welcome! The puppet show will be in English with Turkish and Greek translation.

Competition for Human Rights Day 2010

CCMC members KISA and the Turkish Cypriot Human Rights Foundation (TCHRF) have launched an art competition on the occasion of the International Human Rights Day, which aims to promote and highlight the importance of International Human Rights Day. The theme of the competition is “Human rights through the eyes of the youth”. Continue reading

Bi-Communal Concert for ONE Cyprus

All persons who regard themselves as friends of ONE Cyprus (wherever you are in the world), can tune into a Peace Concert which will be available LIVE over the internet from either the player embedded above or via www.livestream.com/onecyprus from 7.30pm London time on Sunday 31st October. This will be the first ever LIVE internet webcast from Theatro Technis by the Campaign for ONE Cyprus, featuring classical and Cypriot music, reggae and poetry from a range of artists including Andrew Hubbard, Neşe Yaşın, Haji Mike & Dub Caravan, and many others. Until the concert itself the video player for this event will feature different video clips of relevance to ONE Cyprus.

www.campaignforonecyprus.com or videos at http://www.livestream.com/onecyprus

Andrew Hubbard – www.andrewhubbard.com
Neşe Yaşın – facebook.com/Keckulik
Haji Mike – www.youtube.com/hajimike

Sunday 31st October 2010, 7.30pm with buffet Food and bar available

Tickets £10 (£7 Concessions)

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