Colby, The Babushkas of Chernobyl, Empty Space, and Until Proven Innocent are the winners of top 2016 Lighthouse International Film Festival awards. The 8th edition of the festival ran June 9 to 12.
The Babushkas of Chernobyl
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Kirsten Johnson’s documentary CAMERAPERSON, will kick off the 2016 Lighthouse International Film Festival (LIFF) which will take place June 9-12, 2016 on Long Beach Island, New Jersey.
2015 DOC NYC Complete Lineup; Secretary Hillary Clinton to Attend Closing Night World Premiere of ONCE AND FOR ALL
The 2015 DOC NYC documentary festival, running November 12 to 19, will include over 200 films and events. Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton will be in attendance for the Closing Night world premiere of AOL’s MAKERS’ Once and For All, directed by Michael Epstein and Dyllan McGee, about the 1995 Beijing Women’s Conference where then-First Lady Clinton gave a historic address on women’s rights. Director Amy Berg will present her Janis Joplin portrait, Janis: Little Girl Blue, for the festival’s Centerpiece on November […]
OLIVER’S DEAL, directed by Barney Elliott (pictured above) won the Maverick Award for Best Feature Narrative, and INCORRUPTIBLE, directed by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi won the Maverick Award for Best Feature Documentary at the 2015 Woodstock Film Festival which ran Wednesday, September 30, through Sunday, October 4, 2015. The Awards Ceremony was held Saturday night, with Academy Award® winning actress Melissa Leo on hand to help celebrate the talent at this year’s festival, including honorary award recipients Atom Egoyan […]
2015 Women in Cinema, Seattle International Film Festival ‘s annual showcase of extraordinary women filmmakers, will take place September 17 to 24, celebrating films from around the world in all genres. The eight-day event will feature 14 exciting features and documentaries, all screening at the SIFF Cinema Uptown on Lower Queen Anne. Five of the directors featured will join us to discuss their films at post-screening Q&As. The Opening Night film, the charming and incisive It’s Already Tomorrow […]
The official trailer was released today for the documentary The Babushkas of Chernobyl, directed by Holly Morris and Anne Bogart, and World Premiering at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival. For nearly 30 years a community of unlikely heroines have lived in Chernobyl’s post-nuclear disaster “dead zone.” Stylish and stubborn, these fascinating women have survived, and even thrived, on some of the most toxic land on Earth. They arethe last survivors of a community who refused to leave their ancestral homes after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986. But the babushkas aren’t the only […]