Thirty-one writers in six television, documentary and independent feature film categories have been named finalists for the 43rd Annual HUMANITAS Prize.
NAME OF FILM: CROWN HEIGHTS
DIRECTOR(S): Matt Ruskin
STARRING: Lakeith Stanfield, Nnamdi Asomugha, Natalie Paul, Bill Camp, Nestor Carbonell, Amari Cheatom
GENRE: Crime Film
SYNOPSIS: When Colin Warner is wrongfully convicted of murder, his best friend, Carl King, devotes his life to proving Colin’s innocence. Adapted from This American Life, this is the incredible true story of their harrowing quest for justice.
The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) has named Get Out the best film of 2017 along with Best Director and Best Screenplay for Jordan Peele.
Call Me by Your Name leads the nominations for the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards with eight nods including Best Director and Best Feature.
28th Stockholm International Film Festival Announces Lineup, THE SHAPE OF WATER, DOWNSIZING and More
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The seventh annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) returns this fall with its five-day festival showcasing the year’s best new independent films from November 8 to 12, 2017.
The official trailer and poster is here for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival award-winning indie drama Crown Heights, directed by Matt Ruskin and starring Lakeith Stanfield as Colin Warner, a man wrongful convicted in New York in the 1980s.
Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival to Open with MARSHALL + Feature Kathryn Bigelow, Spike Lee
The 15th Annual Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival (MVAAFF) will be held from August 7 to 12, 2017, and will officially kick off with Reginald Hudlin’s Marshall.
The 2017 Sundance Film Festival: London, taking place June1 to 4 at Picturehouse Central will present 14 feature films direct from this year’s Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.