Alfonso Cuarón’s ROMA added another two Awards to its growing list of accolades, winning the top prizes for Best Film and Best Direction at the 8th AACTA International Awards.
NAME OF FILM: SWEET COUNTRY
DIRECTOR(S): Warwick Thornton
STARRING: Sam Neill, Bryan Brown, Ewen Leslie, Hamilton Morris, Thomas M. Wright, Matt Day, Natassia Gorey-Furber
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: An Aboriginal man and his wife are forced to go on the run into the Outback in this brilliant, heart-rending revisionist Western set in 1929 Australia.
Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country draws on the conventions of the American Western to explore the genesis of contemporary Australian racism and the generational neglect of Aboriginal people.
The Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2018 announced the award winners, with Xavier Legrand’s Custody winning DFCC Best Film, and key Irish awards included DFCC Best Irish Film for Feargal Ward’s The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid,
42nd Hong Kong International Film Festival Announces Lineup, Opens With Taiwanese Films “Omotenashi” and “Xiao Mei”
The upcoming 42nd edition of the Hong Kong International Film Festival announced their lineup. The festival will run for 18 days from March 19th until April 5th, 2018.
The Portland International Film Festival (PIFF 41) has revealed the lineup for this year’s 41st edition of the Festival, which begins on Thursday, February 15th and runs through Thursday, March 1st. The Opening Night selection is the new comedy The Death of Stalin from writer/director Armando Iannucci
Samuel Goldwyn Films has released the new trailer for Warwick Thornton’s critically acclaimed festival hit Sweet Country which opens in theaters in early Spring 2018.
Eight feature films, a VR experience, the NEXT Innovator’s Award juror and hosted retrospectives were added today to the lineup for 2018 Sundance Film Festival.
The Russian film Loveless won three awards at the 11th Asia Pacific Screen Awards including Achievement in Directing for Andrey Zvyagintsev.
I Am Not A Witch and documentary Taste of Cement are the top prize winning films of the 2017 Adelaide Film Festival.
The American Film Institute announced today the films that will be featured in the World Cinema, Midnight and Youth and Family sections at AFI FEST 2017
Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country, the story of an Aboriginal stockman in Australia’s fleeing the law after the murder of a white station owner, won the Best Dramatic Feature Award
2017 Toronto International Film Festival Awards: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Wins Top Award
The Toronto International Film Festival announced its award winners and the Grolsch People’s Choice Award went to Martin McDonagh for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.