SXSW Film Festival 2020 announced the second round of films and programs including the Midnighters, Festival Favorites, Virtual Cinema, and Shorts.
NAME OF FILM: BAIT
DIRECTOR(S): Mark Jenkin
STARRING: Morgan Val Baker, Georgia Ellery, Martin Ellis
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: Martin (Edward Rowe) is a cove fisherman whose brother has started using their father’s boat to shuttle tourists, soon causing latent familial tensions—not to mention antagonisms between tourists and locals—to explode in ever-surprising fashion. Shot on tactile hand-processed black-and-white 16mm and unfolding with the staccato rhythms of avant-garde cinema.
At the 2020 BAFTA Awards, Parasite won two awards including Film Not in the English Language. For Sama won Best Documentary.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2020 lead by Joker with 11 nominations.
The Souvenir lead nominations for the 40th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards with 7 nominations, including Film, Actor for Tom Burke and Supporting Actress for Tilda Swinton.
For Sama was named Best British Independent Film 2019 at the 22nd British Independent Film Awards ceremony, becoming the first documentary to win that award.
Sight & Sound, the BFI’s international film magazine, named Joanna Hogg’s THE SOUVENIR as the Best Film of the Year.
Alice and the Mayor (Alice et le maire) will open the 2019 AFI European Union Film Showcase, highlighting 46 films representing all 28 EU member states.
THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD Leads Nominations for British Independent Film Awards 2019
Armando Iannucci’sThe Personal History of David Copperfield starring Dev Patel and Tilda Swinton leads the nominations for the 2019 British Independent Film Awards.
This year’s lineup for the 48th annual New Directors/New Films will introduce 24 features and 11 short films to New York audiences, with 15 films directed or co-directed by women.
The 49th edition of Forum as part of the Berlin International Film Festival will consists of 39 films, 31 of which world premieres.