The Lighthouse and Uncut Gems lead the nominations for the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards with 5 nominations each, followed by Give Me Liberty with 4 nominations.
NAME OF FILM: COLEWELL
DIRECTOR(S): Tom Quinn
STARRING: Karen Allen, Hannah Gross and Kevin J. O’Connor
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: For thirty-five years, Nora Pancowski (Karen Allen) has been the postmaster of Colewell, Pennsylvania. She runs the office out of her home and has become the center of this community, which has no other common space. When Nora receives word that her office will be closed, she must decide whether to relocate and take a new job or face retirement in Colewell.
The 20th Woodstock Film Festival came to a close with the annual Maverick Awards Ceremony where the top jury prizes went to Swallow, 17 Blocks, and Seneca.
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.
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,
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.
Visually Stunning Documentary CUBA to Open Fort Lauderdale Intl Film Fest 2019 + Fest Unveils Lineup
Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival returns for its 34th year, with an exciting line-up of more than 150 films, kicking off with the S. Florida premiere of visually stunning film Cuba.
Over its six-day run, the 23rd Annual Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival will screen 317 films including premieres of local film.
The 5th Annual Bentonville Film Festival will open on Wednesday, May 8, with Tom Donahue’s documentary THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING, executive produced by Geena Davis
Seven indie narrative films will receive a total of $240,000 in funding in the latest round of SFFILM Rainin Grants to support the next stage of their creative process, from screenwriting to post-production.