The Ashland Independent Film Festival will present the 2019 Pride Award to film critic B. Ruby Rich and the 2019 Rogue Award to Alex Rivera and Cristina Ibarra, directors of the Sundance NEXT Jury and Audience award winner, The Infiltrators.
NAME OF FILM: STRONG ISLAND
DIRECTOR(S): Yance Ford
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Director Yance Ford rigorously unpacks the events surrounding the death of his brother, who was shot in 1992. Profoundly cinematic and deeply personal, their family story is a powerful examination of race in America.
The Ashland Independent Film Festival announced its lineup of over 150 films for the eighteenth annual festival, April 11-15, 2019, in Ashland, Oregon.
Actress-comedian Tiffany Haddish and actor-director Andy Serkis, joined by Academy President John Bailey, announced the 90th Academy Awards nominations today, with “The Shape of Water” leading with 13 nominations
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected 15 films in the Documentary Feature category that will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards.
The Gotham Awards officially signaled the kick-off to the film awards season last night and Call Me By Your Name, directed by Luca Guadagnino, was one of the night’s top winners grabbing two awards
Three films – Viktor Jakovleski’s Brimstone & Glory, Matthew Heineman’s City of Ghosts and Yance Ford’s Strong Island – lead the 2018 Cinema Eye Honors nominations
AFI FEST 2017 Presentations and Conversations Lineups Feature Christopher Nolan, Angelina Jolie and More
Conversations on directing with Christopher Nolan and on storytelling with Angelina Jolie and Loung Ung are among the events on the Presentations and Conversations lineups for AFI FEST 2017
One hundred seventy features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 90th Academy Awards.
The nominations for the 27th Annual IFP Gotham Awards are out, and Jordan Peele’s Get Out lead with four nods including Best Feature, Breakthrough Director and Screenplay and Best Actor for Daniel Kaluuya.
DOC NYC announced the full lineup of over 250 films and events for its eighth edition, running November 9 to 16 at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village and Chelsea’s SVA Theatre and Cinepolis Chelsea.
Kedi, a beautiful documentary about the street cats of Istanbul, leads the nominations for the second annual Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards
The 2017 SCAD Savannah Film Festival, celebrating it’s 20th anniversary, will run October 28 to November 4, and feature over 131 films.
Craig Gillespie’s I, TONYA, the film that tells the history of Olympic ice skater Tonya Harding and her fall from grace, will be the Closing Night Film
Netflix has released the official trailer for the award-winning powerful documentary Strong Island directed by Yance Ford, that examines the racially charged murder of his brother.
The 2017 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Award Winners were announced this afternoon at the festival’s annual Awards Barbecue
The 2017 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, revealed its NEW DOCS lineup of 48 films – 27 features and 21 shorts; and the Invited Program lineup featuring 23 films – 22 features and 1 short— screening out of competition.
The complete lineup of 29 features and nine short films has been announced for the 46th annual New Directors/New Films (ND/NF), taking place March 15 to 26, 2917.
The 2017 Sundance Film Festival came to a close last night with the Awards Ceremony, hosted by Jessica Williams.
The French film Belinda by Marie Dumora will open Panorama Dokumente program of the 2017 Berlin International Film Festival as part of thematic focus “Europa Europa”.
The 2017 Sundance Film Festival revealed the 66 films selected for U.S. Competition, World Competition and NEXT, as well as a slate of environmentally focused programming under the Festival’s New Climate program.