The critically-acclaimed, award-winning documentary showcase Independent Lens’ upcoming new season lineup, will launch on Monday, December 26, 2016, with the real-life cross-cultural romantic comedy Meet the Patels.
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The Anchorage International Film Festival (AIFF) has announced the films that will make up the 16th annual program of “Films Worth Freezing For” to be celebrated December 2 to 11, 2016.
One hundred twenty-four features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 88th Academy Awards®. The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: “Above and Beyond” “All Things Must Pass” “Amy” “The Armor of Light” “Ballet 422” “Batkid Begins” “Becoming Bulletproof” “Being Evel” “Beltracchi – The Art of Forgery” “Best of Enemies” “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” “Bolshoi Babylon” “Brand: A Second Coming” “A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez […]
Fox Searchlight will remake MEET THE PATELS, the documentary that won the Audience Award at the Los Angeles Film Festival, reports Deadline. The remake will be written and co-directed by the original brother and sister team of Geeta V. Patel and Ravi V. Patel. MEET THE PATELS is a laugh-out-loud real life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian-American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams … and his parents. Filmed by Ravi’s sister […]
13th Tallgrass Film Festival Announces Film Lineup; Opens with BAND OF ROBBERS, Closes with WAFFLE STREET
The 13th Tallgrass Film Festival taking place October 14 to 18, 2015, announced the full schedule of 203 films (54 features, 149 short films). Gala selections include the Opening Night film, Adam and Aaron Nees’ comedy BAND OF ROBBERS and the Closing Night selection of Ian and Eshom Nelms’ comedy WAFFLE STREET, bookending Valerie Weiss’ A LIGHT BENEATH THEIR FEET which will screen as the Stubbornly Independent competition winner. Aaron and Adam Nee’s BAND OF ROBBERS is […]
The 10th Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival will take place this year September 8 to 13, 2015. There are two “pre-festival events” again this year. First, on Tuesday, September 8, is THE SALT OF THE EARTH, the Oscar-nominated documentary by director Wim Wenders, about Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado, and on Wednesday, September 9, is AMY, the biopic about pop/jazz/blues artist Amy Winehouse. The official Opening Night kicks off with MEET THE PATELS (pictured above), the documentary by the brother-sister team […]