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Athena Film Festival Unveils Lineup, Opens With Reproductive Rights Documentary TRAPPED

Athena Film Festival Unveils Lineup, Opens With Reproductive Rights Documentary TRAPPED

The 2016 Athena Film Festival opens on Thursday, February 18th with the New York premiere of the highly anticipated reproductive rights documentary TRAPPED, directed by Dawn Porter. The Centerpiece film will be SUFFRAGETTE, directed by Sarah Gavron and starring Carey Mulligan. The festival will close with the documentary CODEGIRL directed by Lesley Chilcott. Among the feature films included in this year’s lineup are: FREEHELD, starring Julianne Moore and Ellen Page and directed by Peter Sollett, […]

Filmmaker Mira Nair, Cast and Crew of SUFFRAGETTE to be Honored at 2016 Athena Film Festival

Filmmaker Mira Nair, Cast and Crew of SUFFRAGETTE to be Honored at 2016 Athena Film Festival

Filmmaker and activist Mira Nair (pictured above) will receive The Laura Ziskin Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 Athena Film Festival taking place February 18 to 21, 2016 at Barnard College in New York City. Additional awardees include producer Geralyn Dreyfous, director Karyn Kusama, and composer Jeanine Tesori (BC ’83). The Athena Film Festival is also will also honor the cast and crew of SUFFRAGETTE with the inaugural Athena Ensemble Award. Mira Nair’s debut film […]

“Ex Machina” is Big Winner of British Independent Film Awards; Wins Best British Independent Film

“Ex Machina” is Big Winner of British Independent Film Awards; Wins Best British Independent Film

Ex Machina was the big winner at the 2015 British Independent Film Awards winning four awards, including Best British Independent Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay for Alex Garland and Outstanding Achievement in Craft for its Visual Effects, by Andrew Whitehurst. Performance awards were spread across the board: Saoirse Ronan picked up Best Actress for Brooklyn and Tom Hardy won Best Actor for his dual role as Ronnie and Reggie Kray in Legend. Olivia Colman won her […]

THE DANISH GIRL, AMY, BROOKLYN are Winners at 2015 Hollywood Film Awards

THE DANISH GIRL, AMY, BROOKLYN are Winners at 2015 Hollywood Film Awards

The 2015 Hollywood Film Awards, the official launch of the awards season, took place last weekend at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Danish Girl (pictured above) was a big winner, taking awards for Hollywood Director Award for Tom Hooper,  Hollywood Breakout Actress Award for Alicia Vikander, and Hollywood Film Composer Award for Alexandre Desplat. Other winners included Carey Mulligan who spoke passionately about women’s rights while accepting the Hollywood Actress Award for her work in Suffragette, Asif Kapadia won the […]

THE LOBSTER Leads Nominations for 2015 Moët British Independent Film Awards

THE LOBSTER Leads Nominations for 2015 Moët British Independent Film Awards

The Lobster topped the list of nominations for the 2015 Moët British Independent Film Awards with 7 nominations, including Best British Independent Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay andProducer of the Year. Colin Farrell is nominated for Best Actor and Olivia Colmanand Ben Whishaw for their supporting roles. 45 Years and Macbeth received six nominations each, including Best British Independent Film and Best Director. 45 Years also has nominations for its screenplay, for Producer of the […]

11 More Films Added to 2015 Dubai International Film Festival ‘Cinema of The World’ Program Lineup

11 More Films Added to 2015 Dubai International Film Festival ‘Cinema of The World’ Program Lineup

The 2015 Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) revealed  11 additional films set to appear in its ‘Cinema of The World’ program. The first new addition to the lineup is the suspenseful and dramatic award-winning film ‘The Clan’, by Argentinian director Pablo Trapero (pictured above), which won the ‘Silver Lion’ award at the 2015 Venice Film Festival. Based on the true story of the Puccio family, ‘The Clan’ follows the disturbing story of a sinister 1970s family whose […]

2015 Hamptons International Film Festival Awards, RAMS, and MISSING PEOPLE Win Top Awards

2015 Hamptons International Film Festival Awards, RAMS, and MISSING PEOPLE Win Top Awards

The 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival announced their award winners, and RAMS, directed by Grimur Hákonarson won The HIFF Award for Best Narrative Feature. RAMS is Iceland’s official selection for the Academy Awards. MISSING PEOPLE, directed by David Shapiro, received the HIFF Award for Best Documentary Feature. OVER, directed by Jörn Threlfall, and LAST DAY OF FREEDOM, directed by Dee Hibbert-Jones, Nomi Talisman, received the HIFF Awards for Best Narrative Short Film and for Best […]

SUFFRAGETTE to Open 2015 Savannah Film Festival; Lineup Includes BROOKLYN, SON OF SAUL, TRUTH, YOUTH

SUFFRAGETTE to Open 2015 Savannah Film Festival; Lineup Includes BROOKLYN, SON OF SAUL, TRUTH, YOUTH

SUFFRAGETTE from BAFTA Award-winning director Sarah Gavron will open the 2015 Savannah Film Festival taking place October 24 to 31, 2015. “Suffragette” is a moving drama that will empower all who are striving for equal rights in our own day and age. Written by Emmy Award winner Abi Morgan, “Suffragette” is inspired by the early-20th-century campaign of the Suffragettes, who were activists for Women’s Suffrage – risking their very lives for the right of women to vote. The […]

Focus Features to Bookend 2015 Mill Valley Film Festival with THE DANISH GIRL and SUFFRAGETTE

Focus Features to Bookend 2015 Mill Valley Film Festival with THE DANISH GIRL and SUFFRAGETTE

Focus Features will bookend the 2015 Mill Valley Film Festival with two new releases: The Danish Girl starring Academy Award® winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything, MVFF 2014) and directed by Academy Award®-winning director Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, MVFF 2010) will open the festival; and Suffragette, with director Sarah Gavron, producer Faye Ward, screenwriter Abi Morgan, and star Carey Mulligan for Closing Night. Having previously presented his multi-Academy Award®-winning film The King’s Speech at […]

2015 Hamptons International Film Festival to Close with BRIDGE OF SPIES; Reveals Spotlight Films and World Cinema

2015 Hamptons International Film Festival to Close with BRIDGE OF SPIES; Reveals Spotlight Films and World Cinema

The 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) will close with Steven Spielberg’s BRIDGE OF SPIES on Monday, October 12, 2015 at Guild Hall in East Hampton. The festival announced its Spotlight Films along with its World Cinema and Shorts programs; and also revealed that Emily Blunt, Michael Moore and Dan Rather will be in attendance to take part in “A Conversation With…” for the 23rd installment. The Festival’s closing night film is three-time Academy Award®-winning Steven […]

2015 Telluride Film Festival Official Program Revealed, Incl. CAROL, STEVE JOBS, BLACK MASS

2015 Telluride Film Festival Official Program Revealed, Incl. CAROL, STEVE JOBS, BLACK MASS

Telluride Film Festival, considered a major launching ground for the fall season’s most talked-about films and award contenders announced its official program selections of over seventy-five feature films, short films and revival programs representing twenty-seven countries, along with special artist Tributes, Conversations, Panels, Student Programs and Festivities.  The 2015 Telluride Film Festival will take place Friday, September 4 to Monday, September 7, 2015. 42nd Telluride Film Festival will present the following new feature films to play in its main program: […]

SUFFRAGETTE Starring Meryl Streep to Open 59th BFI London Film Festival| TRAILER

SUFFRAGETTE Starring Meryl Streep to Open 59th BFI London Film Festival| TRAILER

SUFFRAGETTE, starring Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter and Meryl Streep, will receive its European premiere on Wednesday October 7, 2015, as the Opening Night film of the 59th BFI London Film Festival.  SUFFRAGETTE is the first feature film to tell the story of the ordinary British women at the turn of the last century who risked everything in the fight for equality and the right to vote. The film stars Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Brendan Gleeson, Anne-Marie Duff, […]