Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Marriage Story, and Parasite are among the films nominated by the Phoenix Critics Circle for the best films of 2019 awards.
Showtime will air the television premiere of the documentary Pavarotti profiling opera icon Luciano Pavarotti, from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard.
HBO Documentary Films has acquired the powerful and eye-opening LGBTQ documentary Welcome to Chechnya, from Academy Award nominated director David France.
Magnolia Pictures have acquired the documentary JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE, on the life and career of the legendary civil rights activist and Democratic Representative from Georgia.
The Houston Film Critics Society has selected five indie films to compete for this year’s 2019 Texas Independent Film Award – awarded to an independently financed film shot in Texas.
“Marriage Story,” “Parasite,” “JoJo Rabbit,” “The Two Popes,” “Booksmart,” and “Waves” are among the films nominated for St. Louis Film Critics Association’s 2019 awards.
Little Chief, a narrative short film directed by Indigenous filmmaker Erica Tremblay (Seneca-Cayuga), will world premiere as part of the Shorts Selection at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.
A typical night for a group of war veterans at the local VFW turns into an all-out battle for survival in new trailer for Joe Begos’ VFW.
Sundance Film Festival announced the works selected across the Indie Episodic, Shorts and Special Events sections of the 2020 Festival.
Films ranging from Spike Lee’s “She’s Gotta Have It” and Kimberly Peirce’s “Boys Don’t Cry,” to Kevin Smith’s “Clerks” are among the 2019 selection of 25 films added to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress.
Parasite took the top spot among films released in 2019 in Film Comment’s annual end-of-year survey, and State Funeral received the top rankings for non-distributed films.
Georgian film director Zaza Urushadze known internationally for his film Tangerines passed away on December 7th, reportedly of heart attack, according to local news sites.
Marriage Story scored Best Actor nominations for Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson; and the Parasite receive Outstanding Performance by a Cast nomination for 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Parasite was named Best Picture of 2019 by Los Angeles Film Critics. Other awards went to Ja’Tovia Gary’s The Giverny Document for Best Independent Film and American Factory for Best Documentary.
The 31st Palm Springs International Film Festival will screen 188 films from 81 countries, opening with An Almost Ordinary Summer, directed by Simone Godano.
Two new documentaries profiling iconic rock bands – NEW ORDER: DECADES on New Order and DURAN DURAN: THERE’S SOMETHING YOU SHOULD KNOW on Duran Duran will premiere on Showtime in late December.
Hulu announced the premiere date for docuseries, Hillary, about the life and 2016 presidential campaign of Hillary Rodham Clinton, which will world premiere at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.
LIBERTÉ: A CALL TO SPY, an exciting true story about female spies during WWII directed by Lydia Dean Pilche,wins the Audience Award at 2019 Whistler Film Festival.
The African American Film Critics Association named its best films of 2019 with “The Black Godfather” winning for Best Documentary, and “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” for Best Independent Film.
The Southeastern Film Critics Association named Parasite – Best Film of 2019, and recognized other films including The Peanut Butter Falcon as ‘film that best evokes the spirit of the South.”
Thomas Heise’s powerful and luminous black-and-white film Heimat is a Space in Time, will make its U.S. theatrical debut via Icarus Films in March 2020.
Parasite, South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s dark, class-based comedy about a poor family that scams a rich one, took three top awards from the Toronto Film Critics Association including Best Picture.
The 2020 New York Jewish Film Festival will run January 15–28, 2020. and showcase 30 films including Barnabas Toth’s Those Who Remained, Hungary’s 2020 Oscar submission.
Marriage Story leads the nominations for the 77th Golden Globe Awards with 7 nominations including Best Motion Picture Drama, Best Actress for Scarlett Johansson, Best Actor for Adam Driver and Best Supporting Actress for Laura Dern.