Lion

NAME OF FILM: LION

DIRECTOR(S): Garth Davis

STARRING: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara

GENRE: Drama Film

SYNOPSIS: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of miles from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

Santa Barbara International Film Festival to Honor 8 Actors with 2017 Virtuosos Award

Santa Barbara International Film Festival to Honor 8 Actors with 2017 Virtuosos Award

Aaron Taylor Johnson (Nocturnal Animals), Dev Patel (Lion), Janelle Monáe (Hidden Figures, Moonlight), Mahershala Ali (Moonlight), Naomie Harris (Moonlight), Ruth Negga (Loving), Simon Helberg (Florence Foster Jenkins), and Stephen Henderson (Fences) will be the recipients of the 2017 Virtuosos Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival

LA LA LAND

LA LA LAND to Open, JACKIE to Close Denver 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.