The European Film Academy and the Berlin International Film Festival issued a statement calling for the immediate and unconditional release of writer, human rights lawyer, and activist Nasrin Sotoudeh.
AARP The Magazine Announces Nominees for 2015 Movies for Grownups Awards incl. ‘Brooklyn’ ‘Spotlight’
AARP The Magazine announced their nominees for the 2015 Movies for Grownups Awards, with Brooklyn, Joy, Love & Mercy, The Martian, and Spotlight contending in the Best Picture category. In the “Best Actress” category, nominations go to Helen Mirren (Woman in Gold), Blythe Danner (I’ll See You In My Dreams), Charlotte Rampling (45 Years), Maggie Smith (The Lady in the Van), and Lily Tomlin (Grandma). In the “Best Actor” category, Bryan Cranston (Trumbo) is nominated alongside […]
Five films have been nominated for the 2016 Cinema Eye Heterodox Award. The Heterodox Award honors a narrative fiction film that imaginatively incorporates nonfiction strategies, content and/or modes of production. The five films nominated the 2016 Cinema Eye Heterodox Award are: Arabian Nights: Volume One (The Restless One) directed by Miguel Gomes God Bless the Child directed by Robert Machoian and Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck Tangerine directed by Sean Baker Taxi directed by Jafar Panahi The Tribe […]
Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), celebrating its 35th anniversary, will take place from November 12 through November 22, primarily all on the island of Oahu. HIFF kicks off with South Korea’s official entry to the Oscar Foreign Language category with award winning director Lee Joo-ick’s THE THRONE. The story at the center of this lush historical drama is the struggle between the long-ruling King Yeongjo (Song Kang-ho from SNOWPIERCER) and his son, Sado (Yoo Ah-in) and […]
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: […]
The 2015 Toronto International Film Festival today announced the selections for the 2015 Masters program. This year’s lineup features the latest bold, exciting and moving works from masters of contemporary cinema, including Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Wim Wenders, Jafar Panahi, Philippe Garrel, Hirokazu Kore-eda, Hong Sang-soo, Hou Hsiao-hsien and Patricio Guzmán. Films screening as part of the Masters program include: 11 Minutes (11 Minut) Jerzy Skolimowski, Poland/Ireland North American Premiere A jealous husband out of control, his […]
Jafar Panahi’s Taxi, winner of the Golden Bear and the Fipresci International Critic’s Prize at the 2015 Berlin Film Festival is headed to the US. Kino Lorber will release the film in theaters in the Fall.
Eight films have been selected for the Competition Program of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.