Documentary filmmaker Gordon Quinn, executive producer of the Oscar-nominated basketball documentary “Hoop Dreams,” has been diagnosed with coronavirus.
Maggie Griffin, the mother of comedian Kathy Griffin who was featured in the documentary Kathy Griffin: A Hell of a Story, has died at age 99.
Major international film organizations released statements expressing concern about “the imminent incarceration” of Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof.
In light of increasing concerns over the Coronavirus outbreak, AFI is postponing the Julie Andrews Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute.
Diana Serra Cary, the child star of the silent film era known as Baby Peggy and subject of 2012 documentary died on Monday in California. She was 101.
Katherine Johnson, one of a group of black women mathematicians at NASA depicted in the movie Hidden Figures died today, Monday in Newport News, Virginia.
Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and 7 others died Sunday morning in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
Oprah Winfrey has stepped away and will no longer be an executive producer of the upcoming untitled documentary about Russell Simmons.
Former president Barack Obama shared his favorite movies of 2019 which included critically acclaimed indies such as American Factory, Parasite, Apollo 11.
Film at Lincoln Center will present The Bong Show, a retrospective of internationally beloved South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon Ho, director of Parasite.
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.
Four Seattle film organizations (SIFF, Northwest Film Forum [NWFF], Grand Illusion Cinema, and The Beacon) will host a joint retrospective of Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami.
Sundance Institute, will present The Farewell director Lulu Wang, an alumna of Institute’s 2017 FilmTwo Initiative, with its Vanguard Award.
The European Film Academy will present Werner Herzog with the Life Achievement Award for his outstanding body of work at the 32nd European Film Awards.
Film, television and music video artist Melina Matsoukas will receive the 2019 Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal at the AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute to Denzel Washington.
John Singleton, the Oscar nominated film director, screenwriter and producer died Monday, April 29, in Los Angeles after suffering a stroke on April 17.
Award-winning filmmaker and advertising executive Deborah Riley Draper will be the featured speaker at the 2019 Black Women Film Network (BWFN) Summit Welcome Reception and Scholarship Awards.
Film Society of Lincoln Center to Spotlight THE FAVOURITE Director Yorgos Lanthimos with Retrospective
The Film Society of Lincoln Center will spotlight the amazing work of ‘the boldly iconoclastic director’ Yorgos Lanthimos with a five-film retrospective from February 1 to 5.
Film, television, and stage star Taye Diggs currently starring in the independent film “River Runs Red,” will host the 24th annual Critics’ Choice Awards.
Former President Barack Obama released his favorite movies, songs, and books of the year on Facebook and Instagram.
Actress Elmarie Wendel who played Mrs. Dubcek on the NBC sitcom 3rd Rock From The Sun, has died.
French film-maker and journalist Claude Lanzmann, best known for directing the Holocaust documentary Shoah, died today in Paris, he was 92.
Berlinale Director Dieter Kosslick to Receive Sam Spiegel Intl Film Lab 1st Force-of-Nature Filmmaking Award
The Sam Spiegel International Film Lab (Son of Saul, The Kindergarten Teacher, Red Cow) will present the first Force-of-Nature Filmmaking Award to longtime Berlinale director Dieter Kosslick.
Filmmaker and graphic designer Kyle Cooper will receive the Vision Award Ticinomoda, dedicated to those who have used their talents to create new perspectives in the world of cinema at the upcoming 71st Locarno Festival.