The upbeat documentary Alive and Kicking directed by Susan Glatzer will kick off the 2016 Naples International Film Festival (NIFF) taking place October 27 to 30, 2016.
Most Likely to Succeed
NAME OF FILM: MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED
DIRECTOR(S): Greg Whiteley
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: The current educational system in the United States was developed a century ago during the rise of the industrial age and was once the envy of the world. However, the world economy has since transformed profoundly, but the US education system has not. Schools are attempting to teach and test skills, when mastered, that still leave graduates woefully unprepared for the 21st Century. This is why a school in San Diego is completely rethinking what the experience of going to school looks like.
2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Spotlight Presentations Lineup incl. 7 CHINESE BROTHERS, BEATLES, UNCLE JOHN
The 7th Annual Milwaukee Film Festival announced its lineup for Spotlight Presentations, featuring eight documentary and fiction films. Scheduled guests include: Bob Byington, director of the slacker comedy 7 Chinese Brothers starring Jason Schwartzman (pictured above); Sydney Sibilia, director of the Italian hit comedy I Can Quit Whenever I Want; and Ted Dintersmith, executive producer of Most Likely to Succeed. In addition, Lance Mackey, subject of the documentary The Great Alone, plans to attend with […]
The American Film Institute (AFI) revealed the slate of films for the AFI DOCS 2015 Film Festival, running June 17 to 21 in Washington, DC and Silver Spring, MD. The 13th edition of the festival showcases 81 films representing 25 countries, including four world premieres, three U.S. premieres and four East Coast premieres. AFI DOCS opens with Magnolia Pictures’ BEST OF ENEMIES from director Robert Gordon and Academy Award ®-winning director Morgan Neville and concludes with […]
The Sarasota Film Festival announced its full line-up, including its Narrative Feature Competition, Independent Visions Competition, Documentary Feature Competition, its Sundance/Gate Foundation Shorts, its Centerpiece and Spotlight films, and its Best of the Web Program for the 2015 Festival taking place April 10th Through April 19th, 2015. Emmy Award and two-time Golden Globe Award-Winning British-American actress Jane Seymour (LIVE AND LET DIE, “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”) will be in attendance to showcase Evangelos Giovanis and […]