In celebration of the world’s most beloved monkey, who turns seventy-five years old this year, filmmaker Ema Ryan Yamazaki announces the first ever mixed-media documentary about Curious George, Monkey Business: The Curious Adventures of George’s Creators.
1st Women Texas Film Festival Announces Lineup; Opens With Rosemary Myers’s Award-Winning GIRL ASLEEP
The 1st Women Texas Film Festival (WTxFF) today announced the official selections for the debut of the very first full-fledged film festival in the state of Texas to focus solely on the work of female filmmakers.
Toronto International Film Festival Reveals First Round of Films in Gala and Special Presentations Programs
World Premieres from filmmakers including Oliver Stone, Mira Nair, Ewan McGregor are among the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentations programs of the 41st Toronto International Film Festival.
THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN, Starring Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson is Closing Night Film of 2016 Toronto International Film Festival
The World Premiere of Kelly Fremon Craig’s The Edge of Seventeen, starring Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson, and Kyra Sedgwick, will be the Closing Night Gala film of the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN Starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke to Open 2016 Toronto International Film Festival
Antoine Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven will open the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. Starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Byung-Hun Lee, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Haley Bennett, and Peter Sarsgaard.
Egyptian director Mohamed Khan died on Tuesday morning at a hospital in the Cairo district of Maadi following a sudden health crisis, reports Egypt’s al-Ahram newspaper. He was 73.
The Venice Days 2016, an autonomous and independent section of the Venice International Film Festival, will take place in Venice from August 31 to September 10, 2016.
DUKHTAR, the critically-acclaimed film by Afia Nathaniel that was Pakistan’s Official Submission for Best Foreign Language Film to the 87th Academy Awards® will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on August 9th via Kino Lorber.
7 films have been selected to screen at the 2016 Venice International Film Critics’ Week, an independent section of the Venice International Film Festival, exclusively dedicated to first-time directors’ full-length films.
Over 400 of the world’s best short films will be showcased as official selections of the 2016 HollyShorts Film Festival.
Jennifer Aniston Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award and Gets Emotional at Giffoni Film Festival
Jennifer Aniston was presented with a lifetime achievement award at the the 2016 Giffoni Film Festival, Europe’s largest film festival for children, on Saturday.
The 46th Giffoni Film Festival is coming to an end, and crowned URBAN HYMN by Michael Caton-Jones, the winner of the GENERATOR +18 Best Film, Gryphon Award.
Epic Pictures Group has released the official trailer for SPACE DOGS: ADVENTURE TO THE MOON, opening in select cities on August 26, National Dog Day. The film is the sequel to the Space Dogs 3D, which grossed over $30M worldwide.
Hema Hema: Sing Me a Song While I Wait by Khyentse Norbu will world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival as the opening night film of Open Doors Screenings 2016, a platform for talent of contemporary cinema in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and Nepal.
Mike Birbiglia’s DON’T THINK TWICE sold out dozens of showtimes this weekend, grossing $90,126 at New York’s Landmark Sunshine.
The Lennon Report, which takes place during the moments after John Lennon was murdered in 1980, and looks at the efforts to save him after he was taken to New York’s Roosevelt Hospital, will be released in theaters on October 7 via Emerging Pictures.
2016 British Urban Film Festival Unveils Lineup; World Premieres of TO DREAM to Open, RESIDENTIAL to Close
The 2016 British Urban Film Festival begins on Wednesday September 14, with the World Premiere of “To Dream” starring Adam Deacon, Diana Vickers, Ed Hayter & Freddie Thorp, at Odeon Camden Town, directed by newcomer Nicole Albarelli.
CHICKEN PEOPLE, a documentary about the fascinating world of competitive chickens and the people who love them, has been acquired by Samuel Goldwyn Films from CMT for release in theaters in late Summer.
Junction 48, inspired by the true life story of Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar, has been acquired by The Orchard for release in the US.
Here is an exclusive clip from HELIO directed by Teddy Cecil, and premiering in San Diego at the 2016 Comic Con Independent Film Festival.
IFP will expand the upcoming 2016 IFP Film Week to now also feature television, digital, web, VR and app-based series. Series showrunners and creators will take part in the IFP Project Forum, the only International Co-Production Market in the U.S. featuring stories for all platforms.
Kino Lorber to Release Pioneers of African-American Cinema Featuring Early, Independent African-American Filmmakers
Kino Lorber will release Pioneers of African-American Cinema, a monumental five-disc set representing the significant but long-overlooked achievements of early, independent African-American filmmakers.
Here is the official trailer for the “sex with a ghost” film LACE CRATER directed by Harrison Atkins, that premiered at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. LACE CRATER opens theatrically in NYC + on VOD on July 29th, and in LA on August 5th.
The 69th edition of the Festival del film Locarno will pay tribute to the dearly beloved Italian actress Stefania Sandrelli who this year celebrates her 55 years’ career and her “70th springtime”. She will receive the Leopard Club Award 2016 on the Piazza Grande, on Friday, August 5.