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,
DON’T BE NICE (2018)
NAME OF FILM: DON’T BE NICE (2018)
DIRECTOR(S): Max Powers
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Following a diverse team of slam poets as they mine their feelings and personal experiences about race, sexuality, gender and popular culture to craft poems for national competition, DON’T BE NICE demonstrates how collaboration and communication between artists can allow them to better understand who they are and what they want to say.
The award-winning documentary DON’T BE NICE directed by Max Powers that chronicles the upstart Bowery Slam Poetry Team will open in theaters in September.
2019 Palm Springs International Film Festival to Screen 223 Films, Opens with Kenneth Branagh’s ALL IS TRUE
The 30th Palm Springs International Film Festival will screen 223 films; opening with All is True directed by Kenneth Branagh, and closes with Ladies in Black, directed by Bruce Beresford.
CUFF.Docs, Calgary’s Documentary Film Festival presented by the Calgary Underground Film Festival has released its lineup of 13 groundbreaking feature documentaries, covering everything from medical cannabis to slam poetry and swamp rats.
AFI DOCS has finally revealed its full slate of 92 films representing 22 countries for the 16th edition of the American Film Institute’s five-day documentary film festival in the nation’s capital.