Category Archives: Films

Cinemanovels to premiere at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival

Cinemanovels, the new film starring Lauren Lee Smith and Jennifer Beals, will have its world premiere on September 6th at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, under the category Contemporary World Cinema, it was announced today during the festival’s press conference.
Founded in 1976, it’s one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world. This year the festival runs from September 5th to 15th. Jennifer and Lauren Lee Smith are expected to attend the Festival.

Celebrating 30 years of Flashdance

Jennifer Beals

“First, when there’s nothing but a slow glowing dream…”
It was in the early years of MTV, a revelation in music history, when Paramount Pictures released a movie called “Flashdance” on April 15, 1983.
As we all know, the movie tells the story of Alex Owens (Jennifer Beals) who works as a welder by day and dancer at night. A young girl’s dream of wanting to become a ballet dancer against all odds.

Photos of Jennifer Beals and Lauren Lee Smith on the set of Cinemanovel

Jennifer has already started filming Cinemanovel in Vancouver this week and today her co-star Lauren Lee Smith tweeted these photos of the two of them having a good time.

Jennifer plays Lauren’s best friend in this film directed by Terry Miles who also directed Jennifer and Lauren in A Night For Dying Tigers.

Cinemanovel

Cinemanovel is a new independent film written and directed by Terry Miles (A Night For Dying Tigers) starring Lauren Lee Smith and Jennifer Beals. Jennifer will play the role of Clementine,  Grace’s (Lauren Lee Smith) best friend.

The team of Cinemanovel is asking for your help. To be able to maintain total creative control, the film needs funding and if you are interested in independent films and would like to bring this film to life, you can contribute by donating or just by spreading the word. There are also perks for each contribution. The film is set to go into production in September.

Jennifer Beals to star in Jazz film ‘Lord of Vinyl’

Jennifer Beals is set to topline and produce the indie jazz pic “The Lord of Vinyl,” which will mark the directorial debut of Dennis Bartok, who wrote the script and will also produce with Patrick Cunningham (“Martha Marcy May Marlene”).
Pic follows the bittersweet life and comic despair of a lonely 40-something Angeleno who’s obsessed with jazz and hides from the disappointment of the world inside the beauty of music. He unexpectedly finds himself exploring the possibility of new love with an unhappily married post office worker (Beals) just as he attempts a reconciliation with his estranged 11-year old daughter, now living with his ex-wife and former best friend.