Tag: Fire at Sea


Portland International Film Festival to Open with Oscar Nominated Documentary I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

The 40th Portland International Film Festival (PIFF XL) will open on Thursday, February 9th and will run through the 25th of the month.

La La Land

2017 Oscar Nominations: LA LA LAND Leads with 14 Nominations

The musical La La Land lead the nominations for the 2017 Oscars with 14 nominations, tie with Titanic and All About Eve  for the most in Oscar history.

La La Land

37th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards – LA LA LAND Named Film of the Year

The UK’s leading critics revealed the winners of the 37th Critics’ Circle Film Awards , and awarded Damien Chazelle’s musical La La Land the honor of Film of the Year.

Love & Friendship

MOONLIGHT and LOVE & FRIENDSHIP Lead Nominations for London’s Critics’ Circle Film Awards

Barry Jenkins’ drama Moonlight and Whit Stillman’s comedy Love & Friendship lead the nominations for the 37th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards, garnering seven nominations each. Both are up for Film of the Year, as well as multiple acting honors.


2016 Toronto Film Critics Awards: MOONLIGHT Named Best Film of 2016

The Toronto Film Critics Association (TFCA) awarded Best Picture of 2016 award to Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins.

O.J.: Made in America

O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA Wins Best Documentary at 2016 IDA Awards

O.J.: Made in America directed by Ezra Edelman was named Best Documentary Feature of 2016 by the International Documentary Association at the annual IDA awards

Toni Erdmann, Maren Ade, European Film Awards 2016

2016 European Film Awards, TONI ERDMANN Wins Top Awards Incl. Best Film

Maren Ade’s TONI ERDMANN was the big winner at the 2016 European Film Awards held in Wroclaw, Poland, winning Best European Film of 2016


Indie Films THE FITS, KRISHA and PUSHING DEAD among 2016 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award Nominations

The San Francisco Film Critics Circle announced the Award nominees for 2016. LA LA LAND, MANCHESTER BY THE SEA and MOONLIGHT are nominated for multiple awards


15 Documentary Feature Films Advance in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected 15 films in the Documentary Feature category that will advance in the voting process for the 89th Academy Awards.

Toni Erdmann

TONI ERDMANN Voted BFI Sight & Sound Best Film of 2016

The German-Austrian comedy Toni Erdmann, written, directed and co-produced by Maren Ade, who is one of three female directors in this year’s Top five,  tops the Sight & Sound – the BFI’s international film magazine poll for Best Film of 2016.

Manchester by the Sea

MOONLIGHT, MANCHESTER BY THE SEA Among 21st Satellite Awards Nominations

The International Press Academy (IPA) announced its nominations for the 21st Annual Satellite™ Awards, and this year’s nominees include diverse films such as Fences, La La Land, Moonlight, Manchester by the Sea and Hell or High Water.

Toni Erdmann

TONI ERDMANN Leads Nominations for 29th European Film Awards

TONI ERDMANN, Maren Ade’s German hilarious father-daughter dramedy, leads nominations for the 29th European Film Awards, with five nominations, including film, directing and screenplay

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO and OJ: MADE IN AMERICA Lead Nominations for 2017 Cinema Eye Honors

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO and OJ: MADE IN AMERICA Lead Nominations for 2017 Cinema Eye Honors

I Am Not Your Negro, Raoul Peck’s portrait of writer & civil rights leader James Baldwin, and OJ: Made in America, Ezra Edelman’s epic telling of race and the judicial system in Los Angeles, led the nominations for the 2017 Cinema Eye Honors

How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change

145 Documentary Feature Submitted For 2016 Oscar Race

One hundred forty-five features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 89th Academy Awards.


AFI FEST 2016 Reveals Films on World Cinema, Cinema’s Legacy and Masters in Conversation Lineups

The American Film Institute (AFI) revealed today the films that will be featured in the World Cinema, Cinema’s Legacy and newly added Masters in Conversation sections at AFI FEST 2016


Kirsten Johnson, Huma Abedin and Anthony Weiner Among Cinema Eye’s 2016 List of The Unforgettables

Cinema Eye today announced their annual list of The Unforgettables – this year’s most notable and significant nonfiction film subjects.

Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Story

DOC NYC Unveils Lineup of Over 250 Films; Closes with CHASING TRANE: THE JOHN COLTRANE DOCUMENTARY

DOC NYC, billed as America’s largest documentary festival, announced the full lineup for its seventh edition, running November 10 to 17, 2016


2016 Denver Film Festival Unveils Lineup of Over 200 Films

The 2016 Denver Film Festival (DFF) taking place November 2 to 13, unveiled its full Festival lineup including all feature film selections, short films and complete sidebars.


Complete List of 85 Countries in Competition for Foreign Language Film at 89th Academy Awards

Eighty-five countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 89th Academy Awards®.


13TH, GLEASON, O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA Lead Nominations for First Critics Choice Documentary Awards

“O.J.: Made in America,” “13th” and “Gleason” lead the nominations for the first Critics Choice Documentary Awards with five nominations each.

GRADUATION (Bacalaureat) by Cristian Mungiu

FIRE AT SEA, TONI ERDMANN Among 5 Films Nominated for European University Film Award

At the Filmfest Hamburg, the European Film Academy (EFA) revealed the five nominated films for the first European University Film Award (EUFA).


Documentary FIRE AT SEA is Italy’s Entry for 2017 Oscar for Best Foreign Film | TRAILER

Gianfranco Rosi’s award-winning documentary Fire At Sea (Fuocoammare) has been selected by Italy to represent the country in the best foreign language film category at the 89th Academy Awards.

Amanda Knox

15 Documentaries on DOC NYC 2016 Short List Lineup

DOC NYC festival announced the line-up of its Short List section of 15 of the year’s leading nonfiction films released theatrically that are being highlighted for special attention.

THE PROMISE, Karin Steinberger and Marcus Vetter

29th Virginia Film Festival Unveils Lineup, THE PROMISE is Centerpiece Film

The upcoming 29th Virginia Film Festival taking place in Charlottesville this November 3 to 6, 2016, unveiled a lineup of more than 120 films.