The Heartland International Film Festival announced the official selections for its 28th edition, with Marielle Heller’s Tom Hanks’ starrer A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD as the Opening Night Gala film,
NAME OF FILM: ANBESSA
DIRECTOR(S): Mo Scarpelli
STARRING: Abinet, Aster Biruk Aderi, Birtukan Biruk Aderi
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: A brand new condominium has shot up in the Ethiopian countryside, pushing farmers off their land for the construction, promising thousands of others a “better” way of life. Anbessa follows one boy caught between the two as he navigates modernization on his own terms in order to survive in a brave new world.
Ten insightful and impactful documentaries have been selected to compete at the 40th anniversary edition of the Durban International Film Festival.
Rooftop Films announced the feature films selected for 23rd Summer Series. Films include Brittany Runs a Marathon, celebrated playwright Paul Downs Colaizzo’s Sundance smash.
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.
Berlin International Film Festival Reveals First Films in 2019 Generation – Kplus and 14plus Competitions
In the run-up to the 2019 Berlin International Film Festival, so far 16 feature-length films have been selected to compete in the 42nd Generation’s two competitions, Kplus and 14plus.