The Brooklyn Premiere of the full theatrical version of Spike Lee’s new Black Lives Matter doc 2 FISTS UP: WE GON BE ALRIGHT will kick off the 6th Annual Art of Brooklyn Film Fest (AoBFF).
The first four films have been revealed for the upcoming 21st Stony Brook Film Festival taking place July 21 to 30, 2016 in Stony Brook, New York.
Showtime will once again team up with acclaimed filmmakers R.J. Cutler and John Battsek on a feature-length documentary about the extraordinary life and times of comic legend John Belushi.
Ten narratives have been selected for the 2016 IFP Filmmaker Labs, IFP’s annual yearlong fellowship for first-time feature directors.
LENNY COOKE the documentary by the Safdie brothers, Josh and Benny, about the once promising star high school basketball player, will be released on VOD June 7th via Under the Milky Way.
Little Men and Author: The JT LeRoy Story have been added to the film lineup for the Rooftop Films 20th Annual Summer Series, taking place from May 20th to August 20th in various locations across New York City.
I, DANIEL BLAKE by British filmmaker Ken Loach, won the 2016 Palme d’or at the Cannes Film Festival.
MIMOSAS directed by Oliver Laxe, is the winner of the Nespresso Grand Prize in the International Critics’ Week section of the Cannes Film Festival.
Afghan director Shahrbanoo Sadat is the winner the 2016 Director’s Fortnight’s top prize, the Art Cinema Award, at the Cannes Film Festival for her debut feature WOLF AND SHEEP.
HYMYILEVÄ MIES (The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki) by Juho Kuosmanen won the 2016 Un Certain Regard Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
Sylvia Batey Alcalá’s Dark Comedy Indie, FAME DOGS to World Premiere at Independent Filmmakers Showcase
Writer/Director/Actor Sylvia Batey Alcalá’s indie dark comedy feature, FAME DOGS, about the deadly cost of stardom, will World Premiere on May 25th at the 2016 Independent Filmmakers Showcase (IFS) Film Festival in Los Angeles, where the film has been awarded Best Comedy Feature.
IFC Films has released the trailer for Steven Caple Jr.’s feature directorial debut – the skateboarding drama, THE LAND, which premiered earlier this year at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.
Michael Dudok de Wit’s THE RED TURTLE which just premiered in Un Certain Regard at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival to strong reviews, has been picked up for release in the US via Sony Pictures Classics.
Film Arcade has release the trailer for DON’T THINK TWICE, written and directed by Mike Birbiglia, and starring Keegan-Michael Key. The film will open in New York on July 22nd, with a nationwide rollout to follow.
ANNA directed by Or Sinai of The Sam Spiegel Film & TV School in Israel is the winner of the 19th Cinéfondation Selection at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
Ma ma is set in Madrid, Spain, and stars Academy Award®-winning actress Penelope Cruz as Magda, a woman recently diagnosed with breast cancer who’s also going through a separation from her self-centered husband Raul (Alex Brendemuhl), who left her for one of his students.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center unveiled today the poster for the 54th New York Film Festival, taking place September 30 to October 16, 2016, designed by acclaimed filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul.
The Oak Cliff Film Festival announced the full schedule for the 5th edition of the festival, taking place on June 16 to 19, 2016, in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas.
JCC Manhattan’s 4th Annual Israel Film Center Festival which runs from June 2 – 9,2016, announced its lineup of special events and guests to complement its previously announced lineup of film and television screenings.
With its Downtown Brooklyn theater set to open later this summer, the Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn will offer a taste of its movie programming with three free admission outdoor screenings at Fort Greene Park.
The documentary DADDY DON’T GO which follows the lives of four young fathers as they struggle to navigate parenthood, will debut on Vimeo, on Father’s Day.
Sundance Institute is expanding its signature artist development programs to include targeted support for second-time feature filmmakers, especially for women and filmmakers of color, through its new FilmTwo Initiative.
VINTAGE TOMORROWS, a documentary film that examines the Steampunk movement’s explosive growth, origins, and cultural significance, will be released globally July 19 on VOD and digital via Samuel Goldwyn Films, as reported exclusively by THR.
The US premiere of Sean Garrity’s award-winning Borealis will kick off the film lineup for the 2016 Brooklyn Film Festival, on Friday, June 3rd at returning BFF venue, the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg.