Cameraperson directed by Kirsten Johnson received top honors at the 10th annual Cinema Eye Honors, winning Outstanding Nonfiction Feature award, along with the awards for Outstanding Editing and Outstanding Cinematography.
NAME OF FILM: HOOLIGAN SPARROW
DIRECTOR(S): Nanfu Wang
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Traversing southern China, a group of activists led by Ye Haiyan, a.k.a. Hooligan Sparrow, protest a scandalous incident in which a school principal and a government official allegedly raped six students. Sparrow becomes an enemy of the state, but detentions, interrogations and evictions can’t stop her protest from going viral.
Jordana Mollick, Anna Rose Holmer and Nanfu Wang are the winners of Spirit Awards filmmaker grants awarded today at the annual Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch
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.
American Honey and Moonlight led nominations for the 2017 Spirit Awards with 6 each including Best Feature. Other nominees for Best Feature include Chronic, Jackie, and Manchester by the Sea.
27th Stockholm International Film Festival Winners, Bulgarian Director Ralitza Petrova’s GODLESS Wins Best Film
Bulgarian director Ralitza Petrova received the Bronze Horse at the award ceremony of the 27th Stockholm International Film Festival on Friday evening, winning Best Film award for Godless described by the jury as “an astonishing masterpiece.”
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
One hundred forty-five features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 89th Academy Awards.
200 films from 70 countries will be screened during the 27th edition of the Stockholm International Film Festival taking place November 9 to 20, 2016.
Cinema Eye today announced their annual list of The Unforgettables – this year’s most notable and significant nonfiction film subjects.
“O.J.: Made in America,” “13th” and “Gleason” lead the nominations for the first Critics Choice Documentary Awards with five nominations each.
14 feature documentaries and a short documentary package are among the fifth wave of films added to the 2016 lineup of the Calgary International Film Festival.
Michael Moore revealed the complete lineup of over 200 movies selected to screen at the 12th Traverse City Film Festival taking place July 26 to 31, 2016.
The 2016 Sheffield Doc/Fest Awards were given out last night to the winning films; CAMERAPERSON took home the Grand Jury award, and PRESENTING PRINCESS SHAW is the winner the Audience Award. See the complete list of winners.
The 27th Human Rights Watch Film Festival co-presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and IFC Center will take place June 10 to 19, and showcase 18 topical and provocative feature films and three special interactive programs.
AFI DOCS 2016 taking place from June 22 to 26, 2016 will showcase 94 films representing 30 countries. Films include Robert Kenner’s COMMAND AND CONTROL, the world premiere of DOC & DARRYL directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio and MISS SHARON JONES! directed by Barbara Kopple.
Diego Luna’s MR. PIG and Jessica Dimmock and Christopher LaMarca’s THE PEARL took home the top prizes at the 2016 Dallas International Film Festival awards ceremony.
Bastards y Diablos, with several cast and crew members who hailed from nearby Medford, Oregon, swept both the juried and audience awards for Best Feature at the 2016 Ashland Independent Film Festival.
The 2016 Dallas International Film Festival taking place April 14 to 17, revealed the full schedule of film selections.
The 2016 Ashland Independent Film Festival will be celebrating its 15th anniversary this April by paying tribute to the roots of independent film.
Sundance Institute announced the 65 films selected for the U.S. Competition, World Competition and out-of-competition NEXT category set to premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, taking place January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. Films that have premiered in these sections include Beasts of the Southern Wild, Fruitvale Station, Whiplash, Blackfish, The September Issue, The Cove, An Education, Animal Kingdom, Precious, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, Obvious […]