The Orphanage (Parwareshgah), the second part of Shahrbanoo Sadat’s pentalogy, has been selected as one of the feature films at the 2019 Directors’ Fortnight.
The lineup of feature films and short films was revealed this morning for the 51st Directors’ Fortnight which takes place May 15 to 25, 2019, running alongside the Cannes Film Festival.
DocLands Documentary Film Festival announced the five finalists for DocPitch, a program designed to connect filmmakers to potential funders, distributors, organizations, philanthropists, fellow filmmakers, and future audiences.
Showtime is producing a four-part documentary series that will chronicle the history of the iconic L.A. club The Comedy Store, where David Letterman, Jay Leno, Richard Pryor, Paul Mooney, Robin Williams, Jim Carrey and more got their start.
In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage month, HBO will premiere three short films from the 2019 Asian Pacific American Visionaries, a short film program featuring the works of emerging Asian American directors.
Netflix released the trailer for the award winning documentary Knock Down the House that follows four women, including US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as they mount grassroots campaigns against powerful incumbents in the the 2018 midterm elections.
Barbara Rubin and The Exploding NY Underground a documentary by Chuck Smith, shines the spotlight on Barbara Rubin, one of the creative women in NYC’s influential avant garde scene in the 1960’s.
The Grand Jury and Audience Awards of the 2019 Florida Film Festival were presented at the Awards Ceremony, with the Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature going to Chained for Life.
Eleven feature films, including eight first and three second films along with fifteen short films, have been selected for the 2019 Cannes Critics’ Week.
Mark Blanchard’s award winning independent film A World Away will screen at the upcoming Myrtle Beach International Film Festival.
The prizes were presented to the winners of the juried Golden Gate Awards at the 2019 San Francisco International Film Festival, with the top prize – New Directors Award going to The Chambermaid.
Director Yu Gu follows several former cheerleaders as they fight for minimum wage in her new documentary A Woman’s Work: The NFL’s Cheerleader Problem.
Julian Kim and Peter S. Lee’s Immigrant Indie Drama HAPPY CLEANERS to World Premiere at LA Asian Pacific Film Festival
Julian Kim and Peter S. Lee wrote and directed Happy Cleaners, a true independent film, funded via Kickstarter, that tackles the subject of growing up in an immigrant household.
The series follows a range of people who joined the self-improvement group NXIVM. The organization has been under siege, with charges including sex trafficking and racketeering conspiracy brought against its highest members, most notably founder Keith Raniere.
Going beyond the headlines, At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal reveals a dangerous system that prioritized winning over everything else, including protecting young female athletes.
Film Independent has selected 13 filmmakers and eight projects for its 2019 Documentary Lab.
Alain Delon the legendary actor who starred in Luchino Visconti’s The Leopard (Palme d’or, 1963) will be awarded an Honorary Palme d’or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.
The Hungarian film, Eternal Winter, the true story of an unlikely romance in a Soviet labor camp, won the Golden Reel Award for Best Film at the 2019 Tiburon International Film Festival.
Metrograph Pictures will release The Raft, the documentary about the 1970s infamous social experiment known as “The Sex Raft.”
Actress Alia Shawkat to Narrate Virtual Reality Experience THE KEY, World Premiering at Tribeca Film Festival
Alia Shawkat best known for her roles on Arrested Development and Search Party, will narrate The Key, a mysterious virtual reality journey world premiering at Tribeca Film Festival.
We Have Always Lived in the Castle directed by Stacie Passon and based on the 1962 mystery novel by American author Shirley Jackson will be released in theaters and VOD on May 17.
adidas Originals and Donald Glover officially launched Donald Glover Presents a range of new products, alongside the premiere of a series of short films starring Glover and award-winning Actress-Comedian Mo’Nique.
GYMNASIA is a groundbreaking cinematic VR experience thatflawlessly blends 3D 360-degree video, stop motion, miniatures and computer-generated graphics (CGI), and pushes the art of puppet animation into uncharted territory.
Halston a new documentary on the life and times of legendary fashion designer Roy Halston Frowick released the trailer and poster ahead of its New York premiere at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival.