The Times of Harvey Milk, Rob Epstein’s landmark 1984 film about the life and assassination of the first openly gay elected official in California, will receive the 2017 Legacy Award at the 10th Annual Cinema Eye Honors in January.
NAME OF FILM: SONITA
DIRECTOR(S): Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: If 18-year-old Sonita had a say, Michael Jackson and Rihanna would be her parents and she’d be a rapper who tells the story of Afghan women and their fate as child brides. She finds out that her family plans to sell her to an unknown husband for $9,000.
American Honey and Moonlight led nominations for the 2017 Spirit Awards with 6 each including Best Feature. Other nominees for Best Feature include Chronic, Jackie, and Manchester by the Sea.
I Am Not Your Negro, Raoul Peck’s portrait of writer & civil rights leader James Baldwin, and OJ: Made in America, Ezra Edelman’s epic telling of race and the judicial system in Los Angeles, led the nominations for the 2017 Cinema Eye Honors
International Diaspora Film Festival in Toronto Themed ‘Coming of Age’ Reveals Award-Winning Film Lineup
The main theme of this year’s – the 16th edition of International Diaspora Film Festival (IDFF), taking place in Toronto, Canada from November 4 to 7, 2016, is Coming of Age
Cinema Eye today announced their annual list of The Unforgettables – this year’s most notable and significant nonfiction film subjects.
The 2016 Gold Coast International Film Festival taking place November 9 to 15, 2016 in venues throughout the north shore of Long Island, revealed an exciting lineup of films of over 60 films.
138 movies will be screened at the 25th Heartland Film Festival taking place October 20 to 30, 2016 across Indianapolis.
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 Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) announced the slate of feature and short films for its 12th edition, which will take place September 15-18, 2016 throughout Camden, Rockport and Rockland, Maine.
Hamptons International Film Festival Reveals 2016 Signature Programs with DISTURBING THE PEACE, SONITA
The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) has started to roll out its lineup, and has announced a selection of the 2016 Signature Programs for its 24th edition
The 2016 Calgary International Film Festival announced the First Wave of Films screening at the Festival. The first film announcement is all about music, including five films from CIFF’s Music On Screen series, as well as additional music-themed films.
Sonita, Lamb, and Beware the Slenderman, are among the second set of eight films revealed for the 8th Milwaukee Film Festival, which takes place September 22 to October 6, 2016.