From director Michael Gallagher comes Funny Story a heartfelt tragicomedy that teaches us about the destructive power of narcissism, the healing power of forgiveness, and the dangers of doing karaoke after drinking enough tequila.
The Mammoth Lakes Film Festival returns for the fifth edition, from May 22 through 26, and will open with In Fabric starring Gwendoline Christie and Marianne Jean-Baptist.
Sheffield Doc/Fest will open the 26th edition with the UK premiere of Diego Maradona, directed by Asif Kapadia, from over 500 hours of footage from Maradona’s personal archive.
Becoming Nobody , the quintessential portal to Ram Dass’ life and teachings, directed by Jamie Catto will open in theaters on September 6.
HBO along with Mark Wahlberg is in production on MCMILLIONS, a documentary series chronicling the stranger-than-fiction story of an ex-cop turned security auditor who rigged the McDonald’s Monopoly game promotion.
The Seattle International Film Festival announced the 2019 Film Teams for the four feature films – two documentary and two narratives, and Industry Mentors for the New Works-in-Progress Forum.
The Academy’s Board of Governors has approved Oscars rules for the 92nd Academy Awards, including changing the Foreign Language Film category name.
JIM ALLISON: BREAKTHROUGH, Story of Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist, at Independent Film Festival Boston
Jim Allison: Breakthrough is the story of Nobel Prize-winning scientist, Dr. Jim Allison, and his journey to discover how the immune system can cure cancer.
The Orphanage (Parwareshgah), the second part of Shahrbanoo Sadat’s pentalogy, has been selected as one of the feature films at the 2019 Directors’ Fortnight.
The lineup of feature films and short films was revealed this morning for the 51st Directors’ Fortnight which takes place May 15 to 25, 2019, running alongside the Cannes Film Festival.
DocLands Documentary Film Festival announced the five finalists for DocPitch, a program designed to connect filmmakers to potential funders, distributors, organizations, philanthropists, fellow filmmakers, and future audiences.
Showtime is producing a four-part documentary series that will chronicle the history of the iconic L.A. club The Comedy Store, where David Letterman, Jay Leno, Richard Pryor, Paul Mooney, Robin Williams, Jim Carrey and more got their start.
In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage month, HBO will premiere three short films from the 2019 Asian Pacific American Visionaries, a short film program featuring the works of emerging Asian American directors.
Netflix released the trailer for the award winning documentary Knock Down the House that follows four women, including US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as they mount grassroots campaigns against powerful incumbents in the the 2018 midterm elections.
Barbara Rubin and The Exploding NY Underground a documentary by Chuck Smith, shines the spotlight on Barbara Rubin, one of the creative women in NYC’s influential avant garde scene in the 1960’s.
The Grand Jury and Audience Awards of the 2019 Florida Film Festival were presented at the Awards Ceremony, with the Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature going to Chained for Life.
Eleven feature films, including eight first and three second films along with fifteen short films, have been selected for the 2019 Cannes Critics’ Week.
Mark Blanchard’s award winning independent film A World Away will screen at the upcoming Myrtle Beach International Film Festival.
The prizes were presented to the winners of the juried Golden Gate Awards at the 2019 San Francisco International Film Festival, with the top prize – New Directors Award going to The Chambermaid.
Director Yu Gu follows several former cheerleaders as they fight for minimum wage in her new documentary A Woman’s Work: The NFL’s Cheerleader Problem.
Julian Kim and Peter S. Lee’s Immigrant Indie Drama HAPPY CLEANERS to World Premiere at LA Asian Pacific Film Festival
Julian Kim and Peter S. Lee wrote and directed Happy Cleaners, a true independent film, funded via Kickstarter, that tackles the subject of growing up in an immigrant household.
The series follows a range of people who joined the self-improvement group NXIVM. The organization has been under siege, with charges including sex trafficking and racketeering conspiracy brought against its highest members, most notably founder Keith Raniere.
Going beyond the headlines, At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal reveals a dangerous system that prioritized winning over everything else, including protecting young female athletes.
Film Independent has selected 13 filmmakers and eight projects for its 2019 Documentary Lab.