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124 Documentary Features Submitted For 2015 Oscar Race

124 Documentary Features Submitted For 2015 Oscar Race

One hundred twenty-four features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 88th Academy Awards®. The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: “Above and Beyond” “All Things Must Pass” “Amy” “The Armor of Light” “Ballet 422” “Batkid Begins” “Becoming Bulletproof” “Being Evel” “Beltracchi – The Art of Forgery” “Best of Enemies” “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” “Bolshoi Babylon” “Brand: A Second Coming” “A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez […]

13th Tallgrass Film Festival Announces Film Lineup; Opens with BAND OF ROBBERS, Closes with WAFFLE STREET

13th Tallgrass Film Festival Announces Film Lineup; Opens with BAND OF ROBBERS, Closes with WAFFLE STREET

The 13th Tallgrass Film Festival taking place October 14 to 18, 2015, announced the full schedule of 203 films (54 features, 149 short films). Gala selections include the Opening Night film, Adam and Aaron Nees’ comedy BAND OF ROBBERS and the Closing Night selection of Ian and Eshom Nelms’ comedy WAFFLE STREET, bookending Valerie Weiss’ A LIGHT BENEATH THEIR FEET which will screen as the Stubbornly Independent competition winner. Aaron and Adam Nee’s BAND OF ROBBERS is […]

2015 Hamptons International Film Festival to Open with Paolo Sorrentino’s YOUTH; Unveils Long Island Films + Conflict & Resolution Films

2015 Hamptons International Film Festival to Open with Paolo Sorrentino’s YOUTH; Unveils Long Island Films + Conflict & Resolution Films

Paolo Sorrentino’s YOUTH will be the Opening Night film of the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival in Southampton. The festival revealed the films selected to screen in the Views From Long Island section – which focuses on local filmmakers, the area’s unique landscapes, and the important social and political issues facing Long Island communities; and the films in the Conflict & Resolution (C&R) program – recognizing and celebrating films that deal with the complex issues and the human […]

British Dramedy “DOUGH” to Open 2015 San Francisco Jewish Film Festival | TRAILERS

British Dramedy “DOUGH” to Open 2015 San Francisco Jewish Film Festival | TRAILERS

The 35th edition of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival returns to the Bay Area July 23 to August 9, 2015, and will kick off with director Jonathan John Goldschmidt’s DOUGH (pictured above), a British dramedy about an old elderly Jewish baker (Jonathan Pryce) struggling to keep his business afloat until his young Muslim apprentice (Jerome Holder) accidentally drops cannabis in the dough. The 2015 San Francisco Jewish Film Festival closes with Erez Miller’s EAST JERUSALEM, WEST […]

First Four Documentary Films Selected for 2015 Tallgrass Film Festival | TRAILERS

First Four Documentary Films Selected for 2015 Tallgrass Film Festival | TRAILERS

The first four official films are revealed for the 2015 Tallgrass Film Festival whose subjects truly embody the Stubbornly Independent spirit. These acclaimed documentaries recount engaging stories from around the world, and in Wichita. The first three feature humanitarians, adventurists and innovators in the compelling stories of their trials, tribulations and the up-hill battles they face. The fourth is a sweet and surprising gem that speaks volumes to the talent and perseverance of a local filmmaker with an […]

Complete Slate of Films for AFI DOCS 2015 Film Festival

Complete Slate of Films for AFI DOCS 2015 Film Festival

The American Film Institute (AFI) revealed the slate of films for the AFI DOCS 2015 Film Festival, running June 17 to 21 in Washington, DC and Silver Spring, MD.  The 13th edition of the festival showcases 81 films representing 25 countries, including four world premieres, three U.S. premieres and four East Coast premieres.  AFI DOCS opens with Magnolia Pictures’ BEST OF ENEMIES from director Robert Gordon and Academy Award ®-winning director Morgan Neville and concludes with […]