Filmmaker Athina Rachel Tsangari, along with Berlinale Artistic Director Carlo Chatrian, and Film Critic Jessica Kiang will serve as the jury for the 2019 Toronto Platform Prize at the Toronto International Film Festival.
NAME OF FILM: MOONLIGHT (2016)
DIRECTOR(S): Barry Jenkins
STARRING: Naomie Harris, Mahershala Ali, Trevante Rhodes, André Holland and Janelle Monáe
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, “Moonlight” chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world. A groundbreaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths. Anchored by extraordinary performances from a tremendous ensemble cast, Jenkins’s staggering, singular vision is profoundly moving in its portrayal of the moments, people, and unknowable forces that shape our lives and make us who we are.
The Other Side of Hope (Toivon tuolla puolen) directed by Aki Kaurismäki has been named best film of 2017 by the members of the International Federation of Film Critics, FIPRESCI.
A Date for Mad Mary was crowned the Best Film, and Charleigh Bailey took home the award for Best Supporting Actress Film for her performance, at the Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) Film & Drama Awards in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday.
From April 5 through 9, 2017, Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam (CIFFR) will unspool for the sixth time in Willemstad.
And the Academy Award for Best Picture goes to La La Land. Oops sorry, Moonlight. That’s pretty much how it went last night at the 2017 Oscars.
Moonlight shined bright at the 32nd Film Independent Spirit Awards, winning Best Feature, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Editing and the Robert Altman Award.
Maren Ade’s dark comedy, Toni Erdmann was the big winner at the 14th International Cinephile Society Awards (ICS), taking top honors for Best picture, director, non-English language film and original screenplay.
The Writers Guild of America last night announced the winners of the 2017 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement, honoring Moonlight with award for Original Screenplay and Command and Control with the award for Documentary Screenplay.
With some of the biggest names in film, television and music in attendance, the winners of the 48th NAACP Image Awards were announced over the weekend. Moonlight was one of the night’s biggest winners
In celebration of Black History Month, MOONLIGHT is partnering with My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, a mentoring program started by President Obama’s Administration for young men of color
Sexy Durga by Sanal Kumar Sasidharan is the winner of the Hivos Tiger Competition of International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR).
Barry Jenkins, Damien Chazelle, Denis Villeneuve, and Kenneth Lonergan to Share SBIFF’s Director of the Year Award
Damien Chazelle (La La Land), Barry Jenkins (Moonlight), Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea) and Denis Villeneuve (Arrival) will receive the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival
GLAAD, the LGBTQ media advocacy organization, announced today the nominees for the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Among the nominees are Academy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Moonlight
Emma Stone “LA LA LAND” and Mahershala Ali”MOONLIGHT” were among the performances rewarded with the coveted Actor(R) statuettes for the outstanding motion picture at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) held on Sunday,
La La Land and O.J.: Made in America won the major film awards at the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards
The musical La La Land lead the nominations for the 2017 Oscars with 14 nominations, tie with Titanic and All About Eve for the most in Oscar history.
The UK’s leading critics revealed the winners of the 37th Critics’ Circle Film Awards , and awarded Damien Chazelle’s musical La La Land the honor of Film of the Year.
Olivier Assayas, Andrea Arnold, Barry Jenkins to Give Masterclasses at International Film Festival Rotterdam 2017
Filmmakers Olivier Assayas, Béla Tarr, Andrea Arnold and Barry Jenkins will give masterclasses on their work and influences at the 46th edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR).
Nate Parker, Garth Davis, Damien Chazelle Among Nominees for Directors Guild of America Feature Film Awards
Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2016
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announced its Theatrical Release and Spotlight nominees for the 31st annual Outstanding Achievement Awards.
Barry Jenkins, Pablo Larraín, and More to Participate in 16th Film Independent Directors Close-Up Series
Film Independent announced the guest speakers and program for their 16th annual Film Independent Directors Close-Up series, taking place on Wednesday nights from February 1 to March 1, 2017 at The Landmark in Los Angeles, California.
The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the motion picture nominations for the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards.
La La Land lead nominations for the 2016 EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) with 11 nods including Best Film.
The musical “La La Land” literally danced the night away at the 2017 Golden Globes winning a record seven awards including Best picture comedy or musical