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.
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.
The 2016 Whistler Film Festival will host Variety’s 10 Screenwriters to Watch for the 5th consecutive year. This year’s honored screenwriters will share their personal stories and challenges related to succeeding in today’s film industry
The 36th edition of Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) announced their Audience Award winners; the audience award for Best Narrative Feature went to LION, and the audience award for Best Documentary Feature went to THE EAGLE HUNTRESS.
Feature-length drama “Lion,” directed by Garth Davis, has been honored with the Truly Moving Picture Award from nonprofit arts organization Heartland Film.
This year’s edition of the Bratislava International Film Festival (BIFF) focuses on the theme of the city, which is reflected by the festival’s selection of films featuring titles such as Aquarius (2016), All These Sleepless Nights (Wszystkie nieprzespane noce, 2016)
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
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 19th Savannah Film Festival held in downtown Savannah, Georgia, from October 22 to 29, announced the winners of the festival awards. Like Cotton Twine directed by Leila Djansi won the award for Best Narrative Feature
Garth Davis’ LION and Barry Jenkins’ MOONLIGHT share top Audience Award honors this year at the 52nd Chicago International Film Festival, with a tie for Best Narrative Feature.
The critically-lauded coming-of-age drama “Moonlight,” is the official closing night film and one of the top finalists for the 2016 Twin Cities Film Fest awards.
The World Premiere of the CG-animated film MOANA (DIRS Ron Clements, John Musker) will play in the Special Screenings section of AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi
200 films from 70 countries will be screened during the 27th edition of the Stockholm International Film Festival taking place November 9 to 20, 2016.