Kings of Nowhere

CARTEL LAND, MERU Leads Nominations for 9th Cinema Eye Honors awards for Nonfiction Filmmaking

CARTEL LAND, MERU Leads Nominations for 9th Cinema Eye Honors awards for Nonfiction Filmmaking

Cartel Land, Matthew Heineman’s gripping account of violence and vigilantes on both sides of the US-Mexico border, led the nominations for 9th Cinema Eye Honors awards for Nonfiction Filmmaking, with five nominations, including Outstanding Nonfiction Feature. It is joined in the top category by Asif Kapadia’s Amy, Camilla Neilsson’s Democrats, Stevan Riley’s Listen to Me Marlon, Crystal Moselle’s The Wolfpack and Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Look of Silence. The latter, which received four nominations, and Cartel […]

2015 Zurich Film Festival Awards, RAMS Wins Top ‘Golden Eye’ Award

2015 Zurich Film Festival Awards, RAMS Wins Top ‘Golden Eye’ Award

RAMS (HRÚTAR) by Grimur Hakonarson from Iceland continues its winning streak, grabbing the top award, the Golden Eye for International Feature Film at the 11th Zurich Film Festival. Winner of the Un Certain Regard Award at 2015 Cannes Film Festival, Rams “details the hardships of daily farm work in remote Iceland with humanism and humor,”  where two brothers who haven’t spoken in forty years will have to come together in order to save what’s dearest to […]

2015 Camden International Film Festival Reveals Slate of Feature and Short Films

2015 Camden International Film Festival Reveals Slate of Feature and Short Films

The 2015 Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) announced the slate of feature and short films for its 11th edition, which will take place September 17-20, 2015 throughout Camden, Rockport and Rockland, Maine. CIFF will present over 60 features and short films from across the globe, the country and the state, with filmmakers attending nearly every screening. Highlights of this year’s program include Locarno titles Machine Gun or Typewriter, The Ground We Won and Locarno winner […]

KINGS OF NOWHERE and (T)ERROR Win Top Prize at 2015 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

KINGS OF NOWHERE and (T)ERROR Win Top Prize at 2015 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

The 2015 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Award winners were announced on Sunday afternoon at the festival’s annual Awards Barbecue. The top prize, Reva and David Logan Grand Jury Award was won by Kings of Nowhere (pictured above), directed by Betzabé Garcia, and (T)ERROR, directed by Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe. One of the nation’s premier documentary film festivals, Full Frame is celebrating its 18th annual festival. Full Frame is a qualifying event for consideration for […]