Stanley Nelson will direct the documentary “Attica” that details the prison rebellion that transpired in the fall of 1971 in upstate New York and still stands as the largest and deadliest the country has ever witnessed.
Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool (2019)
NAME OF FILM: MILES DAVIS: BIRTH OF THE COOL
DIRECTOR(S): Stanley Nelson
STARRING: Ron Carter, Jimmy Cobb, Miles Davis
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: With his dark shades stylish clothes and enigmatic personality jazz trumpeter and composer Miles Davis was the personification of cool. But who was he really?
Following a successful theatrical run, grossing over $1 million at the box office, Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool will be released on DVD on April 10.
Just Mercy starring Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx won top film honors at the 51st NAACP Image Awards, receiving the award for Outstanding Motion Picture.
The nominees for the 51st NAACP Image Awards were announced today with Harriet, Clemency, Waves and The Apollo among the films receiving nominations.
One hundred fifty-nine features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 92nd Academy Awards.
BFI London Film Festival 2019 Unveils Lineup of 229 Films – THE AERONAUTS, A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
For 12 days from October 2 to 13, the 63rd BFI London Film Festival will showcase 229 feature films with 40% of all films directed or co-directed by women.
AFI DOCS revealed its full slate of films for the 2019 festival with women dominating selections. This year’s Centerpiece film will be AMERICAN FACTORY, directed by Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert
First 10 Documentaries Announced for 2019 Maryland Film Festival Featuring Miles Davis, Mike Wallace
Stanley Nelson’s Miles Davis documentary and an eye-popping expose on the world of competitive dog grooming are among the first 10 documentaries selected for the 2019 Maryland Film Festival.
2019 Montclair Film Festival Announces Star Studded Lineup, Opens with WILD ROSE, Closes with TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM
The 8th Montclair Film Festival taking place May 3 to 12, 2019, in Montclair, NJ will feature over 150 films; opening on Friday, May 3, with Tom Harper’s WILD ROSE
The winners of the competitions and awards of the the 43rd Cleveland International Film Festival were announced at the Closing Night Ceremony, with PRINCESS OF THE ROW, directed by Van Maximilian Carlson winning the Roxanne T. Mueller Audience Choice Award for Best Film.
This Changes Everything, a pivotal documentary examining historic and contemporary gender inequity in the American film and television industries, will open the 36th Miami Film Festival.
Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool, the new feature-length documentary directed by Emmy Award-winner Stanley Nelson, will debut in the Documentary Premieres category at Sundance Film Festival 2019.
112 feature-length new independent feature films have been selected for the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.