Chevalier (2016)

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Films Featuring Tony Robbins, Pee-Wee Herman, Added to Lineup for 2016 SXSW Film Festival

Films Featuring Tony Robbins, Pee-Wee Herman, Added to Lineup for 2016 SXSW Film Festival

Films featuring the return of Pee-wee, and an intimate behind-the-scenes experience with Tony Robbins, are among six newly added titles to the lineup for the 2016 SXSW Film Festival. SXSW Film 2016 will feature nine days of innovative and entertaining film screenings and five days of inspiring panels, hands-on workshops from March 11 to 19, 2016 New films added to lineup for 2016 SXSW FILM FESTIVAL Beware the Slenderman Director: Irene Taylor Brodsky In this […]

Carol, The Assassin, Among Films on Film Comment 2015 Best-of-Year Lists

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Film Comment’s annual end-of-the-year survey of film critics, journalists, film-section editors, and past and present contributors is out, and Todd Haynes’s Carol, Hou Hsiao-hsien’s The Assassin (pictured above), and George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road take the top spots among films released in 2015. Of the films that made appearances at film festivals or special screenings worldwide but have not received stateside distribution this year, Hong Sangsoo’s Right Now, Wrong Then, Athina Rachel Tsangari’s Chevalier, […]

AFI FEST 2015 Reveals the Last Batch of Films – Films in World Cinema, Breakthrough, Midnight, Shorts and Cinema’s Legacy programs

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AFI FEST 2015 announced the films that will screen in the World Cinema, Breakthrough, Midnight, Shorts and Cinema’s Legacy programs. AFI FEST will take place November 5–12, 2015, in the heart of Hollywood. World Cinema showcases the most acclaimed international films of the year; Breakthrough highlights true discoveries of the programming process; Midnight selections will grip audiences with terror; and Cinema’s Legacy highlights classic movies and films about cinema. World Cinema and Breakthrough selections are […]

‘Chevalier’ ‘Sherpa’ ‘The Witch’ Win Top Awards at 2015 London Film Festival

‘Chevalier’ ‘Sherpa’ ‘The Witch’ Win Top Awards at 2015 London Film Festival

Chevalier directed by Athina Rachel Tsangari is the winner of the Best Film Award at the 2015 London Film Festival. In the film, six men set out on the Aegean Sea aboard a yacht, and before long, male bonding and one-upmanship give way to a loosely defined yet hotly contested competition to determine which of them is “the best in general.” Pawel Pawlikowski, whose Ida won the LFF Best Film prize in 2013, and is the president […]

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MUSTANG and TOTO AND HIS SISTERS Win Top Awards at 21st Sarajevo Film Festival

MUSTANG directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven is the winner of the Heart of Sarajevo Award for Best Feature Film at the 21st Sarajevo Film Festival. Mustang stars Güneş Sensoy, Doğba Doğuslu, Tuğba Sunguroğlu, Elit Işcan, Ilayda Akdoğan, Nihal Koldaş, and Ayberk Pekcan. It’s the beginning of the summer. In a village in the north of Turkey, Lale and her four sisters come home from school, innocently playing with boys. The supposed debauchery of their games causes a […]

SON OF SAUL, Paul Thomas Anderson’s JUNUN Among 53rd New York Film Festival Special Events and Revivals Lineup

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