The Twin Cities Film Fest announced its 2016 award winners and named Barry Jenkins’ critically-acclaimed drama “Moonlight” as this year’s Best Feature 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.
The 19th Savannah Film Festival held in downtown Savannah, Georgia, from October 22 to 29, announced the winners of the festival awards. Like Cotton Twine directed by Leila Djansi won the award for Best Narrative Feature
Naomie Harris receive this year’s Variety Award at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) on Sunday December 4th.
Garth Davis’ LION and Barry Jenkins’ MOONLIGHT share top Audience Award honors this year at the 52nd Chicago International Film Festival, with a tie for Best Narrative Feature.
The critically-lauded coming-of-age drama “Moonlight,” is the official closing night film and one of the top finalists for the 2016 Twin Cities Film Fest awards.
Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea lead the 26th annual Gotham Awards nominations with four nods, including Best Feature.
The Mill Valley Film Festival concluded its 39th year last night with the Bay Area premiere of Jeff Nichols’ acclaimed historical drama LOVING. Nichols was in attendance for the screening along with actor Joel Edgerton and actress Ruth Negga
The fifth edition of FREE talk series NYFF Live during the 54th New York Film Festival will feature actors, directors, writers, critics, and other industry insiders participating in daily evening discussions from October 1 to 14 in the Amphitheater at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center.
The 36th Atlantic Film Festival, after a successful 36th year, announced its award winners for the event, September 15th to 22nd, 2016 in Halifax.
Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight will be the opening film of the 11th Rome Film Fest, to be held October 13 to 23 2016 under the artistic direction of Antonio Monda.
The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) announced today its Spotlight Films, World Cinema, Shorts programs, Views from Long Island, and Special Screenings, to complete the 2016 festival lineup.
The 2016 Chicago International Film Festival today announced the complete film and event lineup, including the International Feature Competition, Documentary Competition and Special Presentations.
Manchester by the Sea, American Honey Among Special Presentations Lineup at Vancouver International Film Festival
The Special Presentations at this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) include major festival award winners and early Oscar contenders. Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea will make its Vancouver debut
The 2016 Telluride Film Festival, presented by the National Film Preserve, announced its official program selections for the 43rd edition of the festival.
The Israeli black comedy One Week and a Day by Asaph Polonsky, Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman are among the first twenty-five feature films announced for the 52nd Chicago International Film Festival.
The TIFF Next Wave Committee of young film enthusiasts has hand-picked 10 Toronto International Film Festival youth-driven films that will resonate with their peers.
A24 has released the poster and trailer for MOONLIGHT, the “tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, while grappling with his own sexuality.”
12 Visionary and Artistically Bold Films Selected for Toronto International Film Festival Platform Program
The Toronto International Film Festival revealed an artistically stimulating and thought-provoking lineup for 2016 Platform, the juried program that champions director’s cinema from around the world.
25 films including new titles from Pedro Almodóvar, Jim Jarmusch, Ken Loach, and Paul Verhoeven have been selected for the Main Slate of the 54th New York Film Festival, taking place September 30 to October 16, 2016.