Finnish documentary filmmaker Jarmo Jääskeläinen died on January 2, 2022. He was 84 years old.
Cameron Bailey Named CEO of TIFF
Cameron Bailey has been named CEO of Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
Lily Tomlin and Angela Bassett to Receive AFI Honorary Doctorate Degrees
“Lily Tomlin and Angela Bassett are titanic artistic voices in a world that needs them now more than ever,” said Bob Gazzale, AFI President and CEO.
Julie Andrews AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute Gets New Date
AFI announced the new dates for Julie Andrews’ AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute.
RIP. Olympia Dukakis, Academy Award-Winning Actress Dies at 89
Olympia Dukakis, winner of the Academy Award and Golden Globe for her performance in Moonstruck died today in New York City. She was 89.
RIP: ‘Up’ Series, ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ Filmaker Michael Apted Dies at 79
Michael Apted, the British filmmaker known for directing the Up series, along with Coal Miner’s Daughter, Nell, and the James Bond film The World Is Not Enough, has died at the age of 79.
RIP: Fashion Designer Pierre Cardin, Featured in Documentary “House of Cardin” Dies at 98
Fashion designer Pierre Cardin, profiled in the 2019 documentary House of Cardin, died on Tuesday, just outside Paris. He was 98.
Tyler Perry to Receive “The People’s Champion of 2020” Award at “E! People’s Choice Awards”
Tyler Perry will be honored with “The People’s Champion of 2020” award at the “E! People’s Choice Awards.”
RIP Helen Reddy “I Am Woman” Singer Dies at 78
Helen Reddy, Australian-born singer known for her hit song “I Am Woman” and the subject of the biopic of the same title, died on Tuesday in Los Angeles.
Toronto Film Festival and International Film Organizations Call for Release of Sudanese Filmmaker Hajooj Kuka
Toronto Film Festival and other international film organizations have issued calls for Sudanese authorities to release filmmaker Hajooj Kuka.
RIP Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Dies At 87
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States and profiled in the 2018 award winning documentary RBG died Friday. She was 87.
European Film Academy and Berlin Film Festival Calls for Release of Iranian Nasrin Sotoudeh
The European Film Academy and the Berlin International Film Festival issued a statement calling for the immediate and unconditional release of writer, human rights lawyer, and activist Nasrin Sotoudeh.