The critically-acclaimed, award-winning documentary showcase Independent Lens’ upcoming new season lineup, will launch on Monday, December 26, 2016, with the real-life cross-cultural romantic comedy Meet the Patels.
The Bad Kids
NAME OF FILM: THE BAD KIDS
DIRECTOR(S): Keith Fulton, Lou Pepe
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: At a remote Mojave Desert high school, extraordinary educators believe that empathy and life skills, more than academics, give at-risk students command of their own futures. This coming-of-age story watches education combat the crippling effects of poverty in the lives of these so-called “bad kids.”
One hundred forty-five features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 89th Academy Awards.
The 2016 Dallas International Film Festival taking place April 14 to 17, revealed the full schedule of film selections.
The 2016 Sundance Film Festival announced the winners of the feature filmmaking awards , with top honors going to Between Sea and Land, The Birth of a Nation (pictured above), First Girl I Loved, Jim: The James Foley Story, Sand Storm, Sonita and Weiner. The Birth of a Nation and Sonita won both the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award for their respective sections, marking the third time in Festival history two films have done […]
Sundance Institute announced the 65 films selected for the U.S. Competition, World Competition and out-of-competition NEXT category set to premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, taking place January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. Films that have premiered in these sections include Beasts of the Southern Wild, Fruitvale Station, Whiplash, Blackfish, The September Issue, The Cove, An Education, Animal Kingdom, Precious, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, Obvious […]