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.
NAME OF FILM: LOVING
DIRECTOR(S): Jeff Nichols
STARRING: Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga, Marton Csokas, Nick Kroll, Terri Abney, Alano Miller, Jon Bass, and Michael Shannon
GENRE: Biography Film
SYNOPSIS: From acclaimed writer/director Jeff Nichols, “Loving” celebrates the real-life courage and commitment of an interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving (Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga), who married and then spent the next nine years fighting for the right to live as a family in their hometown. Their civil rights case, Loving v. Virginia, went all the way to the Supreme Court, which in 1967 reaffirmed the very foundation of the right to marry – and their love story has become an inspiration to couples ever since.
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.
American Honey and Moonlight led nominations for the 2017 Spirit Awards with 6 each including Best Feature. Other nominees for Best Feature include Chronic, Jackie, and Manchester by the Sea.
The 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Ruth Negga with the Rising Star Award at its annual Film Awards Gala for her performance in Loving.
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the Conversations and Presentations lineup for AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi.
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 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
Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea lead the 26th annual Gotham Awards nominations with four nods, including Best Feature.
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
GLORY, directed by Kristina Grozeva & Petar Valchanov won the Award for Best Narrative Feature, and THE EAGLE HUNTRESS, directed by Otto Bell, received the Award for Best Documentary Feature at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
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.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe made the big announcement that the 2016 Virginia Film Festival will open with the highly acclaimed Focus Features film Loving on Thursday, November 3.
The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) announced the first round of handpicked titles from across the globe that will form part of the 2016 ‘Cinema of the World’ line-up.
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.
Writer/director Jeff Nichols’ LOVING will be the Opening Night film of the 24th Hamptons International Film Festival on Thursday, October 6th in East Hampton.
The “fiercely independent” 17th Woodstock Film Festival today unveiled the film lineup; the festival opens on October 13 with the World Premiere of BLIND
LOVING, the new film from acclaimed writer/director Jeff Nichols will be the Closing Night Film of the 2016 Mill Valley Film Festival taking place October 6 to 16, 2016 in Marin County, California.
Toronto International Film Festival Reveals First Round of Films in Gala and Special Presentations Programs
World Premieres from filmmakers including Oliver Stone, Mira Nair, Ewan McGregor are among the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentations programs of the 41st Toronto International Film Festival.