The International Documentary Association announced the 35th IDA Documentary Awards Nominees along with the Courage Under Fire Award honoree Waad Al-Kataeb, director of For Sama.
Amazing Grace (2019)
NAME OF FILM: AMAZING GRACE
DIRECTOR(S): Sydney Pollack, Alan Elliott
STARRING: Aretha Franklin, Reverand James Cleveland, Southern California Community Choir
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Concert footage from 1972 of Aretha Franklin performing songs from the best-selling gospel album at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles.
The Brazilian mystery-thriller THE FATHER’S SHADOW (A SOMBRA DO PAI) by Gabriela Amaral Almeida will open the 32nd edition of exground filmfest in Wiesbaden, Germany.
PAIN AND GLORY, PARASITE, MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN Among Telluride Film Festival 2019 Labor Day Weekend Lineup
This year’s 46th Telluride Film Festival will screen over seventy-five feature films, short films and revival programs along with 2019 Silver Medallion Awards for Renée Zellweger, Adam Driver and Philip Kaufman.
New Films by Casey Affleck, Robert Eggers, Steven Soderbergh in Perlak Section of San Sebastian Festival 2019
Ten new films including the latest by Casey Affleck, Robert Eggers,Pablo Larraín, and Steven Soderbergh, will be featured in the Perlak section at the 67th San Sebastian Festival.
PARASITE, AMAZING GRACE, LES MISÉRABLES Among 8 Films Competing for Audience Award at San Sebastian Film Fest
Parasite, Les Misérables, and Amazing Grace,are among eight films that will compete for the City of Donostia / San Sebastian Audience Award at the 2019 San Sebastian International Film Festival.
The Melbourne International Film Festival unveiled its 2019 program – the largest in its 68 year, history, featuring 259 feature films, and Lulu Wang’s The Farewell as closing night film.
Amazing Grace the concert film of the live recording of the late “Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin’s 1972 Grammy-winning gospel double album, Amazing Grace, expands to more theaters.
The Florida Film Festival will screen 184 films for the 28th Annual Festival, April 12 to 21, 2019, in Maitland and Winter Park, Florida. The festival will open with Woman in Motion, directed by Todd Thompson.
Gasparilla International Film Festival taking place from March 19th to 24th in Tampa Bay, Florida, announced the 31 films on the 2019 Feature Film Competition Lineup.
Aretha Franklin’s spine-tingling and uplifting Amazing Grace, a rare gem in the crown of the late musical genius, will open open this year’s 27th Pan African Film & Arts Festival.
The Berlin International Film Festival today finalized the lineup for the 2019 Competition and Berlinale Special sections.
The 34th Edition of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival taking place from January 30 to February 9, 2019, will feature 63 world premieres and 59 U.S. premieres from 48 countries.
The National Society of Film Critics which is made up of 60 of the country’s most prominent movie critics chose THE RIDER as Best Picture of the Year 2018.
BLACKkKLANSMAN, CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?, ROMA Among Nominees for AARP The Magazine 18th Movies for Grownups Awards
AARP The Magazine today announced the nominees for the 18th Movies for Grownups Awards, with A Star Is Born, BlacKkKlansman, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Green Book and Roma competing in the Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups category.
2019 Palm Springs International Film Festival to Screen 223 Films, Opens with Kenneth Branagh’s ALL IS TRUE
The 30th Palm Springs International Film Festival will screen 223 films; opening with All is True directed by Kenneth Branagh, and closes with Ladies in Black, directed by Bruce Beresford.
Amazing Grace, the long-awaited Aretha Franklin film which made its World Premiere at DOC NYC will get an early 2019 theatrical release by NEON.
A Special Screening of Amazing Grace, the long-awaited documentary featuring Aretha Franklin’s renowned performances at New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, has been added to AFI FEST 2018
One hundred sixty-six features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 91st Academy Awards®.
After decades of waiting, Amazing Grace, the long-awaited documentary featuring Aretha Franklin’s signature performances at New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, will make its world premiere
Telluride Film Festival, considered a major launching ground for the fall season’s most talked-about films and award contenders announced its official program selections of over seventy-five feature films, short films and revival programs representing twenty-seven countries, along with special artist Tributes, Conversations, Panels, Student Programs and Festivities. The 2015 Telluride Film Festival will take place Friday, September 4 to Monday, September 7, 2015. 42nd Telluride Film Festival will present the following new feature films to play in its main program: […]
Yo-Yo Ma, Janis Joplin and Ukraine Among Toronto International Film Festival 2015 Documentary Program
The Toronto International Film Festival 2015 documentary program presents a diverse mix of international works featuring a wide array of award-winning directors. The TIFF Docs line-up includes revelatory looks at celebrated performers like Yo-Yo Ma, Arcade Fire and Sharon Jones; fresh global perspectives on Ukraine, Haiti, China, and the Middle East; films about film; and loving attention to horses and dogs. “Emotions run high in this year’s documentaries from passionate performers to angry protestors,” said […]