I Am Afraid to Forget Your Face directed by Sameh Alaa was named the unanimous winner of the Palme d’or at “Cannes 2020 Special.”
Emma Seligman’s Shiva Baby and Anthony Banua-Simon’s Cane Fire won the top jury prizes at the 2020 Indie Memphis Film Festival.
The Twin Cities Film Fest selected more than 25 finalists for its top 2020 awards, including Sound of Metal, Take Out Girl and Nomadland.
“The Unfamiliar” directed by Henk Pretorius wins the Grand Prize for Best Horror Feature at Flickers’ Vortex Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Film Festival .
Materna won the Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature, and Bastards’ Road won for Best Documentary Feature at 2020 Naples International Film Festival.
‘Nomadland’ ‘Under the Open Sky’ ‘The Road Up’ Win Audience Choice Awards at 56th Chicago Film Festival
Festival-goers of the 56th Chicago International Film Festival voted Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland, the winner of the Audience Choice Award for Feature Film.
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam 2020 will open with the world premiere of Nothing but the Sun by director Arami Ullón.
23rd Revelation Perth Film Festival Reveals First Films + FIRESTARTER: THE STORY OF BANGARRA is Opening Night Film
The 23rd Revelation Perth International Film Festival returns in December, opening with the documentary Firestarter: The Story of Bangarra.
Film at Lincoln Center announced the lineup of 16 features and 11 shorts for the 7th Art of the Real, showcase of nonfiction filmmaking.
Calgary European Film Festival 2020 will showcase 19 film from across Europe, opening with the German film The Perfect Secret.
The heart-racing mini comedic thriller short film Wichita directed by Sergine Dumais continues its festival tour at the Austin Film Festival.
There Is No Evil, directed by Mohammad Rasoulof, was awarded the top Fiction Feature Prize at 2020 Montclair Film Festival.
Tallgrass Film Festival announced the 2020 winners – Itchy Fingers and Whirlybird won for the awards for outstanding feature films.
exground filmfest 33 Reveals Hybrid Program with DINNER IN AMERICA, SAVAGE STATE, WALCHENSEE FOREVER and More
For this hybrid Covid-19 edition, the 33rd exground filmfest, which runs in November will present a total of 121 independent films.
Kiel McNaughton’s The Legend of Baron To’a received the top award for Best Dramatic Feature at the 2020 imagineNATIVE Film Festival.
The Polish film Sweat by Magnus von Horn won the Gold Hugo for Best International Feature Film at the 56th Chicago International Film Festival.
BendFilm Festival handed out the 2020 jury prizes, with Best of Show going to Warrior Women by Christina D. King and Elizabeth A. Castle.
Nomadland director Chloé Zhao will be honored at the 33rd Virginia Film Festival with the American Perspectives Award.
AFI FEST 2020 announced the winners with the Audience Awards going to Wolfwalkers, 76 Days and Lonely Blue Night.
Jessica Earnshaw’s Jacinta won Best US Feature jury prize and a Special Jury Mention at 2020 Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival.
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam 2020 announced the films in the Dutch, short, student, and young audience competitions.
Tony and Emmy award winner Billy Crystal will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 23rd SCAD Savannah Film Festival.
HollyShorts Film Festival will open with THOMPSON FARM directed by Jackson Lewis Lee, son of legendary filmmaker Spike Lee.
The 43rd Denver Film Festival kicks off tonight, October 22 with Chloé Zhao’s NOMADLAND; with Edson Oda’s NINE DAYS as Centerpiece film.