The American Film Institute (AFI) revealed today the Official Selections of AFI AWARDS 2016, celebrating the year’s most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image — with 10 films
La La Land
NAME OF FILM: LA LA LAND
DIRECTOR(S): Damien Chazelle
STARRING: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone and John Legend
GENRE: Romance Film
SYNOPSIS: “La La Land” tells the story of Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, and Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.
The ‘sparkling musical love story’ La La Land was the big winner when The Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) announced their top honorees for 2016, racking up seven awards, including Best Film and Best Director for Damien Chazelle.
The 2016 Whistler Film Festival Audience Award went to LA LA LAND, Damien Chazelle’s charming romantic musical featuring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.
La La Land leads nominations for the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) 2016 awards with 9 nominations, including the award for Best Film.
Moonlight dominated the 2016 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards (LAFCA) winning four awards including Best Picture
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.
The New York Film Critics Circle today selected its 2016 award winners, and named LA LA LAND the Best Picture of 2016. Manchester By The Sea and Moonlight were big winners each snagging 3 awards.
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.
The 13th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) today unveiled its full line-up of 156 films from 55 countries alongside a diverse industry program for filmmakers and executives at the Dubai Film Market (DFM)
The 28th Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present the film La La Land with the Vanguard Award at its annual Film Awards Gala.
Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling will be honored by the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) with the 2017 Outstanding Performers of the Year award
The Whistler Film Festival (WFF) taking place November 30 to December 4 unveiled its 2016 film lineup featuring fresh films from around the world.
KING OF THE BELGIANS, LA LA LAND, VOYAGE OF TIME Among Films in Cinema of the World Program at Dubai Fest
The 2016 Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) has revealed 13 new titles screening as part of its ‘Cinema of the World’ program, this December.
Director and fashion designer Tom Ford, Academy Award-nominated producer Marc Platt and two-time Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan will be honored at the 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards.
LA LA LAND will screen as a Centerpiece Gala at AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi.
The 25th anniversary of the Philadelphia Film Festival, taking place October 20 to October 30, 2016, will kick off with Academy Award® nominee Damien Chazelle’s La La Land on October 20.
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.
LA LA LAND, directed by Damien Chazelle, took home the Audience Award for Narrative Feature. Magnolia Pictures’ I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO directed by Raoul Peck, took home the Audience Award for Documentary Feature at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
The 39th Denver Film Festival (DFF39) will open on November 2, 2016, with LA LA LAND, directed by Damien Chazelle (Whiplash), starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. The Festival will close on Saturday, November 12 with JACKIE, directed by Pablo Larraín and starring Natalie Portman.
The 2016 Savannah Film Festival will launch on Saturday, October 22 with Jackie and will feature the Spotlight Gala Screening of La La Land and Centerpiece Gala Screening of Arrival.
Austin Film Festival & Screenwriters Conference (AFF), announced the full schedule of films and panels for the 23rd annual Festival, taking place October 13 to 20, 2016.
The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) announced today its Spotlight Films, World Cinema, Shorts programs, Views from Long Island, and Special Screenings, to complete the 2016 festival lineup.
The Chicago International Film Festival will play host to gala screenings of Damien Chazelle’s La La Land and Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival as respective bookends to the 52nd Festival, opening on October 13 and closing on October 27.
The Filipino film ANG BABAENG HUMAYO (THE WOMAN WHO LEFT) directed by by Lav Diaz is the winner of the Golden Lion for Best Film at the 73rd Venice Film Festival