Actress-comedian Tiffany Haddish and actor-director Andy Serkis, joined by Academy President John Bailey, announced the 90th Academy Awards nominations today, with “The Shape of Water” leading with 13 nominations
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
NAME OF FILM: ABACUS: SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL
DIRECTOR(S): Steve James
STARRING: Thomas Sung, Hwei Lin Sung, Cyrus Vance Jr.
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, the only U.S. bank accused of mortgage fraud was the family-owned Abacus Federal Savings in Manhattan’s Chinatown. This stunning film chronicles the Sungs’ legal battle as they fight to defend their business and their family name.
Directors of Documentaries “Icarus” “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” “City of Ghosts” among 5 Nominated for Directors Guild of America Awards
The directors of five documentaries have been nominated for the Directors Guild of America for the DGA award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2017.
Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name, leads the nominations for the 2017 Chicago Film Critics Association awards with eight nods, including Best Picture, and Guadagnino for Best Director.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected 15 films in the Documentary Feature category that will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards.
The National Board of Review today named THE POST as Best Film of the Year, Greta Gerwig as Best Director of the Year for LADY BIRD, FOXTROT for Best Foreign Language Film
Three films – Viktor Jakovleski’s Brimstone & Glory, Matthew Heineman’s City of Ghosts and Yance Ford’s Strong Island – lead the 2018 Cinema Eye Honors nominations
AFI FEST 2017 Presentations and Conversations Lineups Feature Christopher Nolan, Angelina Jolie and More
Conversations on directing with Christopher Nolan and on storytelling with Angelina Jolie and Loung Ung are among the events on the Presentations and Conversations lineups for AFI FEST 2017
One hundred seventy features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 90th Academy Awards.
DOC NYC announced the full lineup of over 250 films and events for its eighth edition, running November 9 to 16 at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village and Chelsea’s SVA Theatre and Cinepolis Chelsea.
Kedi, a beautiful documentary about the street cats of Istanbul, leads the nominations for the second annual Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards
30th Virginia Film Festival Reveals Lineup, Opens with DOWNSIZING + Spotlights Race and Charlottesville
The Virginia Film Festival will celebrate its 30th year from November 9 to 12, 2017, with a stellar lineup of more than 150 films and an outstanding array of special guests.
2017 Camden International Film Festival Announces Lineup, Opens with World Premiere of SHOT IN THE DARK
The 2017 Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) will take place September 14 to 17, 2017 throughout Camden, Rockport and Rockland, Maine, and present 37 features, 35 short films, and a dozen virtual reality experiences from 30 countries.
The 2017 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, revealed its NEW DOCS lineup of 48 films – 27 features and 21 shorts; and the Invited Program lineup featuring 23 films – 22 features and 1 short— screening out of competition.
TRUMAN, I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO, MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI Win Top Prizes at Portland International Film Festival
Truman, I Am Not Your Negro, My Life as a Zucchini, and Incendio were awarded the top prizes at the 40th Portland International Film Festival.
The Dallas International Film Festival revealed the first eleven official selections for the upcoming 11th edition of the festival.
The 40th Portland International Film Festival (PIFF XL) will open on Thursday, February 9th and will run through the 25th of the month.
The 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will open with the World Premiere screening of The Sense of an Ending, directed by Ritesh Batra
The 41st Toronto International Film Festival wraps up this evening, and announced its award winners today. Damien Chazelle’s La La Land is the winner of the Grolsch People’s Choice Award for favorite film.
The Chicago International Film Festival unveiled the full film selections in the World Cinema and Documentary (out of competition) categories, plus the additional guests of honor.
The Israeli black comedy One Week and a Day by Asaph Polonsky, Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman are among the first twenty-five feature films announced for the 52nd Chicago International Film Festival.
New films by Errol Morris and Steve James; films starring Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds, ballerina Wendy Whelan, and jazz singer Lee Morgan are among the lineup for the 2016 Spotlight on Documentary section of the 54th New York Film Festival