Film Independent announced the winners of its four filmmaker grants at the annual Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch.
NAME OF FILM: AMÉRICA
DIRECTOR(S): Erick Stoll and Chase Whiteside
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Diego, a young circus artist, returns home and reunites with his brothers after their grandmother, América, falls from her bed. Diego is a dreamer who sees poetry and purpose in this tragedy. His dream of familial cohesion fades into reality as the brothers clash over money, communication, and the challenge of caring for América.
The Lighthouse and Uncut Gems lead the nominations for the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards with 5 nominations each, followed by Give Me Liberty with 4 nominations.
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BAM unveiled the lineup for the tenth annual BAMcinemaFest taking place June 20 to July 18, 2018. Opening this year’s festival on Wednesday, June 20 is the head-spinningly surreal debut from musician-turned-filmmaker Boots Riley, Sorry to Bother You.
‘América’ ‘Minding the Gap’ ‘Fort Maria’ ‘For Izzy’ Win at 17th Ashland Independent Film Festival [ Complete List of Winners]
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