‘Being asked to be a part of Berlinale is deeply meaningful to me. It represents the highest imprimatur for a filmmaker.” – M. Night Shyamalan.
Heartland Film Festival also honored Will Smith with the Pioneering Spirit Award in celebration of Smith’s portrayal of Richard Williams.
The 30th Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival opens with a powerful Missouri-based documentary Procession directed by Robert Greene.
Panah Panahi’s thrilling debut Hit the Road won the Best Film Award at the BFI London Film Festival 2021.
Sean Baker, director of Red Rocket will receive the Golden Key Award for Excellence in Filmmaking at Key West Film Festival.
Scott Barber’s This Is GWAR documentary took top Audience Award honors for features at NIGHTSTREAM 2021.
Americanish from director Iman Zawahry was awarded the Narrative Feature Grand Prize at the 30th Heartland International Film Festival.
The Korean film The Apartment with Two Women, is the big winner of the 26th Busan International Film Festival, winning 5 awards including New Currents Award.
AFI FEST unveiled the full lineup for this year’s festival including Parallel Mothers, directed by Academy Award winner Pedro Almodóvar.
Highlights from this years La Femme International Film Festival include a special screening of “Gone Mom: The Disappearance of Jennifer Dulos”
“We are thrilled to present another eclectic program of highly-curated narrative and documentary films to kick-off this year’s festival,” said Cinema Napa Valley Chairman Rick Garber.
Murina directed by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović took the Best Narrative Feature prize at the 2021 Hamptons International Film Festival.