Truman, I Am Not Your Negro, My Life as a Zucchini, and Incendio were awarded the top prizes at the 40th Portland International Film Festival.
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The 40th Portland International Film Festival (PIFF XL) will open on Thursday, February 9th and will run through the 25th of the month.
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.
Nine feature films will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 89th Academy Awards®. Eighty-five films had originally been considered in the category.
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
43 Oscar Best Foreign Language Film Submissions to Compete for FIPRESCI Award at Palm Springs Film Fest
The 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF), taking place January 2 to 16, 2017, announced the films selected to compete for the FIPRESCI Award in the Awards Buzz section.
AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi announced the features and short films that received this year’s Jury and Audience Awards. THE FUTURE PERFECT won the New Auteurs Grand Jury Award, however DIVINES was the audience’s favorite
The Whistler Film Festival (WFF) taking place November 30 to December 4 unveiled its 2016 film lineup featuring fresh films from around the world.
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
The Mill Valley Film Festival concluded its 39th year last night with the Bay Area premiere of Jeff Nichols’ acclaimed historical drama LOVING. Nichols was in attendance for the screening along with actor Joel Edgerton and actress Ruth Negga
Eighty-five countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 89th Academy Awards®.
The upcoming 29th Virginia Film Festival taking place in Charlottesville this November 3 to 6, 2016, unveiled a lineup of more than 120 films.
Martin Zandvliet’s drama Land of Mine has been selected as Denmark’s official entry to the Foreign Language Film category at the Academy Awards 2017.
50 films are on this year’s European Film Awards EFA Feature Film Selection, the list of feature fiction films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards 2016!
The Danish Oscar committee has shortlisted three films – “The Commune” by Thomas Vinterberg, “Walk with Me” by Lisa Ohlin and “Land of Mine” by Martin Zandvliet to be considered as Denmark’s official entry for the 2017 Foreign Language Oscar category.
AQUARIUS, directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho, was awarded Sydney Film Festival’s prestigious Sydney Film Prize, from a selection of 12 Official Competition films, at the Festival’s Closing Night Gala.
2016 Sundance Film Festival Completes Lineup with Premieres, Documentary Premieres, Spotlight, Sundance Kids and Special Events
The 2016 Sundance Film Festival completed its feature film lineup with the highly anticipated narratives, documentaries, episodic work and events in the Premieres, Documentary Premieres, Spotlight, Sundance Kids and Special Events sections. The Festival takes place January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Sundance and Ogden, Utah. Sophie and the Rising Sun directed by Maggie Greenwald has been selected as the Salt Lake City Gala Film, and the festival will close with the World […]
2015 Tokyo International Film Festival Awards, ‘Nise – The Heart of Madness’ Wins Tokyo Grand Prix Award
Winners of the awards of the 2015 Tokyo International Film Festival were announced over the weekend and the Tokyo Grand Prix Award went to Nise – The Heart of Madness, directed by Roberto Berliner. Roberto Berliner’s exclaimed, “I wish I could speak in Portuguese but let’s see if I can find some words (in English). It was a very cruel job. I worked for 13 years on this film. I wrote and rewrote, and rewrote, and rewrote […]
Martin Zandvliet’s war drama “Land of Mine” will open the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival’s brand new section, Platform. The film, Zandvliet’s third, unearths a lesser known chapter of Danish postwar history Taking place in May 1945 only a few days after the end of the war, the film tells the story of how a group of German prisoners of war were brought to Denmark and forced to disarm the two million land mines that […]
The 40th Toronto International Film Festival revealed the inaugural lineup for Platform, the new juried program that champions director’s cinema from around the world. “We created this new program as a way to sharpen our focus on artistically ambitious cinema in our 40th year and we are thrilled to be able to put the spotlight on these 12 brilliant filmmakers this September,” said Piers Handling, Director and CEO of TIFF. “They are major creative forces: the […]