Pedro Almodóvar’s Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria) and An Officer and a Spy (J’accuse) directed by Roman Polanski lead the nominations for the 32nd European Film Awards
For her performance in Judy, Renée Zellweger will receive the Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actress at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.
American Factory and Apollo 11 lead 2020 Cinema Eye Honors nominations with 5 apiece, including Outstanding Nonfiction Feature.
Gunpowder & Sky will release Neasa Hardiman’s critically-acclaimed Irish sci-fi/thriller Sea Fever theatrically in the U.S. in early 2020.
Academy Award–winner Spike Lee will be honored with the Film at Lincoln Center’s 46th Chaplin Award at the annual Award Gala.
TIGHTROPE: AMERICANS REACHING FOR HOPE Featuring Journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn to Premiere at DOC NYC
The documentary Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope follows Pulitzer Prize winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn on a deeply personal journey examining some of the most crucial challenges facing Americans today.
Elia Suleiman’s IT MUST BE HEAVEN was named Best Film at the CineCina Film Festival – THE ROAD, the first edition of its world cinema film festival.
Martha Shane’s Narrowsburg, a darkly comic story of a mystery couple with Hollywood dreams who turns a tiny upstate town upside down will have its NY Premiere at 2019 DOC NYC.
Canadian filmmaker Trista Suke’s FOXY won the Best Feature Film Award at the first edition of the Texas-based Billy the Kid Film Festival.
Winners of the awards at the 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival were announced during the Closing Ceremony. The Grand Prix went to the Danish film Uncle directed by Frelle Petersen.
Watch the trailer for The HBO documentary Lindsey Vonn: The Final Season, chronicling the career and closing chapter of one of skiing’s most accomplished superstars.
The 2019 Indie Memphis Film Festival announced this year’s winners. The Narrative Competition winner is DE LO MIO by New York-based filmmaker Diana Peralta.
Just Mercy, starring Michael B. Jordan as social justice warrior Brian Stevenson and Jamie Foxx as wrongly-convicted death row inmate, won the Virginia Film Festival Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature.
Steed directed by Erdenebileg Ganbold won the award for Best Feature Film at the 18th San Diego International Film Festival.
Three-time Golden Globe nominee Ellen DeGeneres will receive the Carol Burnett Award from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Returning for its 19th edition, the Whistler Film Festival will showcase 86 fresh films, and open with the Canadian Premiere of LOST TRANSMISSIONS, starring Simon Pegg and Juno Temple.
ArtMattan Films acquired Brazilian action drama Marighella, the directing debut from journalist, musician, and actor Wagner Moura (Elite Squad; Pablo Escobar in Narcos.)
AFI FEST 2019 will honor Martin Scorsese with a tribute and present his most recent film, Netflix’s THE IRISHMAN, an epic saga of organized crime in post-war America.
The Guatemalan film Tremors (Temblores) by Jayro Bustamante which recently won the Grand Jury Prize at NewFest: NY LGBT Film Festival will open in the U.S. in November.
Alice and the Mayor (Alice et le maire) will open the 2019 AFI European Union Film Showcase, highlighting 46 films representing all 28 EU member states.
Knives Out from director Rian Johnson and Come As You Are Richard Wong’s buddy road trip comedy tied to win the coveted Audience Award at the 28th Philadelphia Film Festival.
Zeitgeist Films and Kino Lorber will release Alison Reid’s acclaimed documentary The Woman Who Loves Giraffes in the U.S. in early 2020.
The NDR Film Prize of the 61st Lübeck Nordic Film Days (Nordische Filmtage Lübeck), went to an Icelandic film, “A White, White Day” (“Hvítur, hvítur dagur”), directed by Hlynur Pálmason.
International Film Festival Rotterdam revealed the first confirmed films of the 2020 edition, including the world premiere of Artem Aisagaliev’s Babai.