DOC NYC, billed as America’s largest documentary festival, announced the full lineup for its seventh edition, running November 10 to 17, 2016
NAME OF FILM: LIFE ANIMATED
DIRECTOR(S): Roger Ross Williams
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Owen Suskind, an autistic boy who could not speak for years, slowly emerged from his isolation by immersing himself in Disney animated movies. Using these films as a roadmap, he reconnects with his loving family and the wider world in this emotional coming-of-age story.
The 2016 Gold Coast International Film Festival taking place November 9 to 15, 2016 in venues throughout the north shore of Long Island, revealed an exciting lineup of films of over 60 films.
“O.J.: Made in America,” “13th” and “Gleason” lead the nominations for the first Critics Choice Documentary Awards with five nominations each.
The upbeat documentary Alive and Kicking directed by Susan Glatzer will kick off the 2016 Naples International Film Festival (NIFF) taking place October 27 to 30, 2016.
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.
The fifth edition of FREE talk series NYFF Live during the 54th New York Film Festival will feature actors, directors, writers, critics, and other industry insiders participating in daily evening discussions from October 1 to 14 in the Amphitheater at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center.
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 2016 New Hampshire Film Festival has released the list of nearly 100 films accepted in to the 16th annual film festival.
The upcoming 29th Virginia Film Festival taking place in Charlottesville this November 3 to 6, 2016, unveiled a lineup of more than 120 films.
The Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) announced the slate of feature and short films for its 12th edition, which will take place September 15-18, 2016 throughout Camden, Rockport and Rockland, Maine.
‘QUEEN OF KATWE’, ‘LIFE, ANIMATED’ Lead Spotlight Presentations Program Lineup for Milwaukee Film Festival
The 8th Annual Milwaukee Film Festival’s Spotlight Presentations Program lineup includes the Opening Night, Centerpiece, and Closing Night films, which for the first time, are directed by Milwaukee Film Festival alumni.
Sundance Film Festival: Hong Kong returns for the third time in September, with a delegation of independent filmmakers presenting a line-up that includes premieres of award-winning films direct from this year’s Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, U.S.A.
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.
Rooftop Films announced the Opening Weekend lineup and the first batch of feature film programming for the 20th Annual Summer Series.
Sundance Film Festival: London 2016, will feature eleven UK feature film premieres direct from this year’s Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, along with a program of 15 shorts, including a strand dedicated to UK shorts.
Films Featuring Idris Elba, Laverne Cox, Among Buzz and Limelight Sections Lineup for LA Film Festival
The 2016 LA Film Festival revealed the films selected to screen in the the Buzz and Limelight sections. The Festival runs June 1 to 9, 2016 at the ArcLight Cinemas.
LIFE, ANIMATED, real-life story of Owen Suskind, the autistic son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, Cornelia, will open the 2016 Montclair Film Festival.
The 2016 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Award Winners were announced at the end of the fest, and Starless Dreams, directed by Mehrdad Oskouei won the top prize.
The 6th World Cinema Spotlight at the 2016 San Francisco International Film Festival will feature films under the theme Animating the Image, focusing on frame-by-frame animation.
The 2016 Dallas International Film Festival taking place April 14 to 17, revealed the full schedule of film selections.
2016 Tribeca Film Festival announces Spotlight, Midnight, Special Screenings, Centerpiece, Work in Progress Films
The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival also announced the feature films in the Spotlight, Midnight, and Special Screening sections. Also announced was the Centerpiece film and Works In Progress screenings.
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 […]