One hundred fifty-nine features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 92nd Academy Awards.
Sea of Shadows (2019)
NAME OF FILM: SEA OF SHADOWS
DIRECTOR(S): SEA OF SHADOWS
STARRING: Romel Eduardo Ledezma Abaroa, Rafael Pacchiano Alamán, Hector Capetillo
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Featuring everything from Mexican drug cartels to the Chinese Mafia this environmental thriller is every bit as gripping as any pulp novel but with real world consequences for the imperiled vaquita (the world’s smallest whale) and for local fisherman in the Sea of Cortez.
Sundance Award Winning Enviro-Thriller SEA OF SHADOWS Premieres Commercial Free on National Geographic
The Sundance audience award winning SEA OF SHADOWS makes its global broadcast debut in the United States when it premieres commercial free on National Geographic in November.
The International Documentary Association announced the 35th IDA Documentary Awards Nominees along with the Courage Under Fire Award honoree Waad Al-Kataeb, director of For Sama.
DOC NYC, documentary festival, announced the tenth anniversary edition lineup of 136 over 300 documentary films making this landmark year DOC NYC’s biggest edition yet.
The 22nd SCAD Savannah Film Festival, presented by Savannah College of Art and Design, will kick off with The Aeronauts, and showcase a record total of 159 films.
Heartland International Film Festival Reveals 2019 Lineup – A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD to Open Fest
The Heartland International Film Festival announced the official selections for its 28th edition, with Marielle Heller’s Tom Hanks’ starrer A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD as the Opening Night Gala film,
The 15th Zurich Film Festival rolls out the green carpet from September 26 to October 6, 2019, with over 170 films. Among them are more films by women directors than ever before.
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
Mountainfilm’s 2019 festival will showcase some 150 documentaries including Changing the Game, a masterfully told story of three transgender high school athletes navigating the complex world of sports and gender.
AFI DOCS 2019 will open with the world premiere of HBO’s TRUE JUSTICE: BRYAN STEVENSON’S FIGHT FOR EQUALITY,and will close with RAISE HELL: THE LIFE & TIMES OF MOLLY IVINS.
Provincetown International Film Festival Announces 2019 Lineup + Honors for John Cameron Mitchell and Jillian Bell
The 2019 Provincetown International Film Festival announced the lineup of films, as well as special tributes for writer/director/actor John Cameron Mitchell and actress/producer Jillian Bell .
Hola Mexico Film Festival will close with the LA premiere of MIRREYES VS GODINEZ (MIRREYES CONTRA GODINEZ), a comedic social critique on Mexico’s polarized society.
2019 Sundance Film Festival Awards – CLEMENCY, ONE CHILD NATION, HONEYLAND, THE SOUVENIR Win Top Prizes
Bold, intimate, and humanizing stories won at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival with Grand Jury Prizes awarded to Clemency, One Child Nation, Honeyland and The Souvenir.
112 feature-length new independent feature films have been selected for the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.