For Sama directed by Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts wins the top prize for Best Feature at the 35th IDA (International Documentary Association) Awards.
Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
NAME OF FILM: ANTHROPOCENE: THE HUMAN EPOCH
DIRECTOR(S): Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, Edward Burtynsky
STARRING: Alicia Vikander
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: It’s hard to disagree with the idea that humans aren’t the driving force behind the planet’s changing natural order when you’re presented with the imagery in this startling documentary. From the world’s largest excavating machines devouring farmland in Germany, to the flaming pyres of ivory tusks seized from poachers who slaughtered thousands of endangered elephants and rhinos in Nairobi, the human desire for conquest and acquisition has never been laid bare in such a visually stunning way before.
American Factory and Apollo 11 lead 2020 Cinema Eye Honors nominations with 5 apiece, including Outstanding Nonfiction Feature.
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.
Traverse City Film Festival released the 2019 program marking the 15th Anniversary Year with a “Cinema Saves The World” theme, and featuring over 200 films and events
Sheffield Doc/Fest announces the line-up of 180+ documentary features and shorts for its 26th edition, which runs from 6 to 11 June, 2019, under the tagline “Ways of Seeing”.
Cuban Dancer Carlos Acosta Biopic YULI to Open 2019 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival
Yuli, a dazzling dramatization of the early life and work of legendary Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta will be the Opening Night Film of this year’s 38th Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival.
ANTHROPOCENE Jennifer Baichwal to Receive Director Spotlight Award at Cleveland International Film Festival
The Cleveland International Film Festival will honor ANTHROPOCENE: THE HUMAN EPOCH co-director Jennifer Baichwal with the Director Spotlight Award at the upcoming 43rd edition of the festival.
43rd Hong Kong International Film Festival to Open with BODIES AT REST and Close with BY THE GRACE OF GOD
The 43rd Hong Kong International Film Festival will with the world premiere of Bodies at Rest, Renny Harlin’s Chinese language crime thriller starring Nick Cheung and Richie Jen.
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.
Films by Agnès Varda, Agnieszka Holland, Chiwetel Ejiofor + More added to 2019 Berlin International Film Festival
Films by Agnès Varda, Agnieszka Holland, Hans Petter Moland, Isabel Coixet and Wang Quan’an are among 11 films added to the Competition lineup of the 2019 Berlin International Film Festival.
ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch, a dramatic exploration of humankind’s devastating impact on environmental change, won the Toronto Film Critics Association’s 2018 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award
Gwaai Edenshaw and Helen Haig-Brown’s 19th century Haida epic Edge of the Knife led the 2018 Vancouver Film Critics Circle awards, taking home four prizes, including Best Canadian Film.
The Favourite leads in the Vancouver Film Critics Circle’s international section with six nominations and Katherine Jerkovic’s Roads in February leads all films in the Canadian section with six nominations.
Roma was given the two top awards from the Toronto Film Critics Association, the award for Best Picture and Best Director for Alfonso Cuarón.
World Premiere of MAKING COCO: THE GRANT FUHR STORY Documentary to Close Calgary International Film Festival
The world premiere of Making Coco: The Grant Fuhr Story, directed by Don Metz, will screen on September 29, as the Closing Gala film 0f the Calgary International Film Festival.
The Toronto International Film Festival added another 19 Canadian titles to the Festival’s 2018 lineup.