Austin Film Critics Association announced the 2019 awards, with Parasite winning Best Film, Best Director for Bong Joon-Ho and Best Foreign Language Film.
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.
Filmmaker Athina Rachel Tsangari Joins Toronto International Film Festival 2019 Platform Jury
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.
THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE Wins FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2017 for Best Film of the Year
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 MARY, MOONLIGHT, LOVING Win at Irish Film and Television Academy Awards
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.
Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam to Celebrate its 6th Edition, April 5 to 9
From April 5 through 9, 2017, Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam (CIFFR) will unspool for the sixth time in Willemstad.
2017 Oscars: MOONLIGHT Wins Best Picture After LA LA LAND Was Mistakenly Given The Award
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.
2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards Winners – MOONLIGHT Wins Best Film
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.
TONI ERDMANN, ELLE, MOONLIGHT Win International Cinephile Society Awards
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.
MOONLIGHT and COMMAND AND CONTROL Win 2017 Writers Guild Awards
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.
MOONLIGHT and 13TH Among Winners of 48th NAACP Image Awards
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
MOONLIGHT Partners with President Obama’s ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Mentoring Program
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
MOONLIGHT Named Best Film of 2016 by the Black Film Critics Circle
Moonlight was voted Best Film of 2016 by the Black Film Critics Circle (BFCC); Barry Jenkins was also named Best Director for Moonlight.