Austin Film Festival 2019 has selected Waves by Trey Edward Shults as the fest’s Centerpiece, along with honors for Oscar-and Emmy-nominated producer Sarah Green.
NAME OF FILM: CLEMENCY
DIRECTOR(S): Chinonye Chukwu
STARRING: Alfre Woodard, Aldis Hodge, LaMonica Garrett
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: Bernadine (Woodard) is a prison warden whose psychic toll has been wrought by years working on death row, and which has caused tensions with her husband Jonathan (Wendell Pierce). After a harrowing botched procedure, her growing investment in the inmate who is next to be executed, Anthony (a mesmerizing Aldis Hodge), encourages her to take a long overdue look in the mirror.
Destin Daniel Cretton’s JUST MERCY starring Michael B. Jordan will open the 28th Philadelphia Film Festival, with the outlandish mystery film, KNIVES OUT closing the festival.
The 2019 Indie Memphis Film Festival features work from up-and-coming filmmakers, as well as festival hits with HARRIET, based on life of freedom fighter, Harriet Tubman, as opening night film.
The 22nd SCAD Savannah Film Festival, presented by Savannah College of Art and Design, will kick off with The Aeronauts, and showcase a record total of 159 films.
The 32nd Virginia Film Festival will feature more than 150 films, including independent films along with hotly anticipated titles – Harriet, Just Mercy, Western Stars, Jojo Rabbit, Marriage Story, The Two Popes.
Heartland International Film Festival Reveals 2019 Lineup – A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD to Open Fest
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,
The Hamptons International Film Festival unveiled 2019 film lineup including spotlight films – THE AERONAUTS, HUMAN CAPITAL, THE REPORT, THE SONG OF NAMES, and concert documentary WESTERN STARS.
WAVES starring Emmy Award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown and Tony Award-winning actress Renée Elise Goldsberry, will close the 2019 Hamptons International Film Festival.
Shia LaBeouf’s HONEY BOY and Scarlett Johansson’s MARRIAGE STORY Bookend Woodstock Film Festival 20th Anniversary Lineup
The Woodstock Film Festival will celebrate its landmark 20th Anniversary with more than 50 feature films from around the world; opening with Honey Boy, and closing with Marriage Story.
Miami Film Festival GEMS returns October 10 to 13th, 2019, with Brazilian filmmaker Fernando Meirelles’ The Two Popes starring Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce as Centerpiece.
The 2019 Hamptons International Film Festival will open with JUST MERCY, a powerful and thought-provoking true story, directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, starring Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx.
Films directed by Thom Zimny & Bruce Springsteen, Destin Daniel Cretton, Armando Iannucci,are among the first round of titles selected for 44th Toronto International Film Festival.
The Seattle International Film Festival announced the 2019 Awards and the top prizes – Audience Award for Best Film went to Tel Aviv on Fire and We Are the Radical Monarchs won for Best Documentary.
Provincetown International Film Festival Announces 2019 Lineup + Honors for John Cameron Mitchell and Jillian Bell
The 2019 Provincetown International Film Festival announced the lineup of films, as well as special tributes for writer/director/actor John Cameron Mitchell and actress/producer Jillian Bell .
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.
2019 Sundance Film Festival Awards – CLEMENCY, ONE CHILD NATION, HONEYLAND, THE SOUVENIR Win Top Prizes
Bold, intimate, and humanizing stories won at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival with Grand Jury Prizes awarded to Clemency, One Child Nation, Honeyland and The Souvenir.
112 feature-length new independent feature films have been selected for the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.