Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Announces 15 films for 2011 Invited Program

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Announces 15 films for 2011 Invited Program

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival continues to add films to what is already an outstanding lineup of films. The full schedule of films will be announced later this week. World Premieres of “The Loving Story” and “A Good Man,” as well as the US Premiere of “Guilty Pleasures,” will […]

The Music Never Stopped to open 2011 Gasparilla International Film Festival

The Music Never Stopped to open 2011 Gasparilla International Film Festival

Gasparilla International Film Festival revealed today that Jim Kohlberg’s The Music Never Stopped will be the opening film of 2011 festival. The film’s producer will be in attendance for this Southeastern U.S. premier, along with GIFF’s honorary guest, M. Emmet Walsh. Almost 20 years after their teenage son Gabriel (Lou […]

Sundance Film Festival going to London

Sundance Film Festival going to London

The Sundance Film Festival is going to London.  Sundance London, a four-day multi-disciplinary arts festival that will include film screenings, live music performances, discussions, panels and other public cultural programming will be held April 26th – 29th, 2012 at the world’s most popular music and entertainment venue, The O2. AEG […]

2011 San Francisco Ocean Film Festival winners

2011 San Francisco Ocean Film Festival winners

The 8th annual San Francisco Ocean Film Festival announced the six award recipients chosen from its lineup of more than 50 films.  Awards include two new categories this year, for best short film as well as best conservation film. The 2011 San Francisco Ocean Film Festival winners are: Wildlife Film: […]

Whole Food Market Launches its Own Film Festival

Whole Food Market Launches its Own Film Festival

Whole Foods Market is launching their own film festival. The retailer announced the debut of its nationwide “Whole Foods Market Do Something Reel” Film Festival. The festival will launch April 1, 2011, and travel to 70 cities across the U.S. in celebration of Earth Month. A portion of all tickets […]

Incendies + Barney’s Version are big winners at Canada’s 31st Annual Genie Awards

Incendies + Barney’s Version are big winners at Canada’s 31st Annual Genie Awards

The awards this year was anything but boring. Stars from all over attended the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television 31st Annual Genie Awards that took place in Ottawa this year.  Denis Villeneuve’s  Incendies was the night’s biggest winner, taking home eight awards, including Best Motion Picture, Achievement in Direction (Denis […]

Dragonslayer + Natural Selection are top Winners at 2011 South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival

Dragonslayer + Natural Selection are top Winners at 2011 South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival

The Jury and Audience Award-winners of the 2011 South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival were announced last night at the Festival’s Awards Ceremony. Dragonslayer from director Tristan Patterson was awarded the Grand Jury Award in the Documentary Feature competition and Natural Selection, from Robbie  Pickering was awarded the […]

2011 Full Frame Festival to Feature 66 NEW DOCS

2011 Full Frame Festival to Feature 66 NEW DOCS

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival has just announced the 66 selections for the NEW DOCS program.  The program consists of 43 feature films and 23 shorts from all over the world.  The 2011 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will be held April 14-17, in Durham, North Carolina. NEW DOCS […]

2011 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) announced its lineup of 60 short films

2011 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) announced its lineup of 60 short films

The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), today announced its lineup of 60 short films, 22 of which are world premieres.

Also new this year, the recipient of the TFF Best Narrative Short award will qualify for consideration in the Short Films category of the annual Academy Awards®.

Following is a listing of the selected short films in the eight programs in which they will be presented:

Winners of 2011 One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

Winners of 2011 One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

  The 13th annual One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Awards, will be presented on Thursday, March  17th in Prague’s Lucerna Cinema. One of the people who participated in this year’s festival was the British journalist Vaughan Smith, who is currently providing a refuge for controversial Wikileaks founder […]

Christine Vachon to deliver State of Cinema Address at the 54th San Francisco International Film Festival

Christine Vachon to deliver State of Cinema Address at the 54th San Francisco International Film Festival

Indie film producer Christine Vachon will deliver the annual State of Cinema Address at the 54th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 21 – May 5). Vachon will speak on the current state of independent film and the role of producers of provocative cinema going forward. A producer for the […]

10 Films for 2011 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival “One Foot in the Archives” Program

10 Films for 2011 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival “One Foot in the Archives” Program

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival scheduled for April 14-17, 2011, in Durham, North Carolina has announced the 10 selections for the 2011 Thematic Program, “One Foot in the Archives.” Archivist and filmmaker Rick Prelinger has curated a series of programs that showcase the role of archival material in the […]

“Hamill,’ true story of Ultimate Fighting Championship gladiator Matt “The Hammer” Hamill wins at 2011 Miami Festival

“Hamill,’ true story of Ultimate Fighting Championship gladiator Matt “The Hammer” Hamill wins at 2011 Miami Festival

  The incredible true story of Ultimate Fighting Championship gladiator Matt “The Hammer” Hamill, by first-time feature film director Oren Kaplan, won the 2011 Miami International Film Festival’s Audience Award. The film, starring hearing-impaired actor Russell Harvard, whose credits include TV shows Fringe and CSI: NY and the Oscar-winning feature […]

Sesame Street’s Elmo Documentary Leads All Star Film Lineup for 2011 DALLAS International Film Festival

Sesame Street’s Elmo Documentary Leads All Star Film Lineup for 2011 DALLAS International Film Festival

The DALLAS International Film Festival revealed the full schedule of features and shorts that will be screened throughout the festival’s 11-day run (March 31- April 10, 2010); and also announced that Academy Award nominee Steve James will be the first documentary filmmaker in the festival’s history to receive the DALLAS […]

More Films Announced for 10th Tribeca Film Festival; Spotlight and Cinemania Sections and Special Screenings, Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival Lineup

More Films Announced for 10th Tribeca Film Festival; Spotlight and Cinemania Sections and Special Screenings, Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival Lineup

The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by American Express, announced its feature film selections in the Spotlight and Cinemania sections, as well as Special Screenings and the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival lineup. The 10th edition of the Festival will take place from April 20 to May 1, 2011, in lower Manhattan, New York.

REVIEW: Queen To Play (Joueuse)

REVIEW: Queen To Play (Joueuse)

Queen To Play (Joueuse) is the first feature from filmmaker Caroline Bottaro, which stars Kevin Kline and the incandescent Sandrine Bonnaire. The film is set in Corsica, and opens as a maid in a small hotel Helene (Sandrine Bonnaire) is cleaning up the elegant but messy room of an American […]

Sony Picture Classics to Release ‘A Tribe Called Quest’ documentary from 2011 Sundance Film Festival

Sony Picture Classics to Release ‘A Tribe Called Quest’ documentary from 2011 Sundance Film Festival

Sony Pictures Classics has picked up the Michael Rapaport’s documentary BEATS, RHYMES & LIFE: THE TRAVELS OF A TRIBE CALLED QUEST about the rap group  group A Tribe Called Quest which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The documentary film had generated some controversy when Q-Tip, a member of […]

David Schwimmer’s ‘Trust’ + Complete Film Lineup for 2011 Bermuda International Film Festival

David Schwimmer’s ‘Trust’ + Complete Film Lineup for 2011 Bermuda International Film Festival

Bermuda International Film Festival (BIFF) announced the full line-up and schedule for the 14th annual Bermuda International Film Festival taking place this month, March 18 – 24, 2011.  This year’s event will centred in Hamilton, with screenings taking place at Speciality Cinema & Grill and Liberty Theatre. BIFF 2011 promises […]

The World Premiere of “The Loving Story” Directed by Full Frame Founder Nancy Buirski at 2011 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

The World Premiere of “The Loving Story” Directed by Full Frame Founder Nancy Buirski at 2011 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival announced the World Premiere of “The Loving Story,” directed and produced by Nancy Buirski, Full Frame’s founder.  Buirski helmed the Festival from 1998 through 2007. “The Loving Story” will be featured as a Center Frame program at the 2011 Festival and will be presented […]

HBO to show Harry Belafonte Documentary ‘Sing Your Song’ from 2011 Sundance Film Festival

HBO to show Harry Belafonte Documentary ‘Sing Your Song’ from 2011 Sundance Film Festival

HBO has picked up the U.S. TV rights for, SING YOUR SONG, filmmaker Susanne Rostock (“The Long Way Home,”) documentary on the life of Harry Belafonte. The documentary will debut in Fall 2011, exclusively on HBO. Inspired by singer and actor Paul Robeson, Belafonte rose to fame as a singer, […]

11th New York Indian Film Festival Announces Opening + Closing + Centerpiece Films

11th New York Indian Film Festival Announces Opening + Closing + Centerpiece Films

Opening the Indo-American Arts Council’s 11th New York Indian Film Festival which runs May 4 to May 8 in Manhattan, New York, will be the North American premiere of Disney’s family comedy DO DOONI CHAAR starring the legendary husband-wife acting couple Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh. The Habib Faisal-directed film […]

Official Lineup + Project Nim to Open 20th Florida Film Festival

Official Lineup + Project Nim to Open 20th Florida Film Festival

The 20th annual Florida Film Festival, sponsored by Full Sail University, will take place April 8 through 17, 2011, and this year’s lineup features more than 160 films from 25 countries with 43 female directors. The documentary, Project Nim, from Academy Award®-winning filmmaker, James Marsh (Man on Wire), will serve […]

2011 Canada International Film Festival To Kick Off In Vancouver, April 2

2011 Canada International Film Festival To Kick Off In Vancouver, April 2

The 2011 Canadian International Film Festival (CIFF) returns to Vancouver to screen indie films including over 25 international productions, including 8 Canadian films.  The festival will be held Saturday, April 2, to Sunday April 3, 2011, at Edgewater Casino’s Stadium Club Theatre. This year’s highlights include Fallen Before Falling, a […]

2011 Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival to open with Benefit Screening of Pink Skies

2011 Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival to open with Benefit Screening of Pink Skies

Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival will open Friday, March 25 at Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in Hollywood with Pink Skies, a documentary feature directed by Gulcin Gilbert to be followed by a conversation with the filmmakers. Pink Skies is an inspirational film about the empowerment of women and overcoming obstacles […]