The American Film Institute (AFI) revealed today the Official Selections of AFI AWARDS 2016, celebrating the year’s most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image — with 10 films
Manchester by the Sea
NAME OF FILM: MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
DIRECTOR(S): Kenneth Lonergan
STARRING: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams and Kyle Chandler
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: After the death of his older brother Joe, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is shocked that Joe has made him sole guardian of his teenage nephew Patrick. Lee reluctantly returns to Manchester-by-the-Sea, the fishing village where his working-class family has lived for generations. There, he is forced to deal with a past that separated from his wife, Randi (Michelle Williams), and the community where he was born and raised.
The ‘sparkling musical love story’ La La Land was the big winner when The Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) announced their top honorees for 2016, racking up seven awards, including Best Film and Best Director for Damien Chazelle.
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.
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The German-Austrian comedy Toni Erdmann, written, directed and co-produced by Maren Ade, who is one of three female directors in this year’s Top five, tops the Sight & Sound – the BFI’s international film magazine poll for Best Film of 2016.
The New York Film Critics Circle today selected its 2016 award winners, and named LA LA LAND the Best Picture of 2016. Manchester By The Sea and Moonlight were big winners each snagging 3 awards.
The National Board of Review has named Manchester by the Sea 2016’s Best Film of the Year, along with the organization’s other year-end honors.
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.
Moonlight directed by Barry Jenkins was the big winner at 26th Annual IFP Gotham Awards, held last night in New York City, winning four awards, including the Gotham Audience Award
The 13th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) today unveiled its full line-up of 156 films from 55 countries alongside a diverse industry program for filmmakers and executives at the Dubai Film Market (DFM)
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More of this year’s most anticipated movie titles from around the globe have been confirmed to feature in the renowned Cinema of the World category at the 13th Dubai International Film Festival.