Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2016
The Birth of a Nation (2016)
NAME OF FILM: THE BIRTH OF A NATION (2016)
DIRECTOR(S): Nate Parker
STARRING: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Aja Naomi King, Jackie Earle Haley, Gabrielle Union, Mark Boone Jr
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: Set against the antebellum South, this story follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue unruly slaves. After witnessing countless atrocities against fellow slaves, Nat devises a plan to lead his people to freedom.
Ava DuVernay (13th), Kerem Sanga (FIRST GIRL I LOVED) are among thirty-two writers named finalists in nine categories for the 42nd Annual HUMANITAS Prize.
145 Film Scores are Eligible for Nominations in the Original Score Category for the 89th Academy Awards
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 145 scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2016 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 89th Academy Awards®.
The nominees for the 48th NAACP Image Awards were announced today with Moonlight and The Birth of a Nation among the top films, with 6 nominations each including Outstanding Motion Picture, Outstanding Independent Motion Picture
The African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) announced its 2016 award winners and named Moonlight the Best Picture, along with Best Director honors for Barry Jenkins
The International Press Academy (IPA) announced its nominations for the 21st Annual Satellite™ Awards, and this year’s nominees include diverse films such as Fences, La La Land, Moonlight, Manchester by the Sea and Hell or High Water.
Bratislava International Film Festival’s (BIFF) main theme program section, which this year focuses on the city, will present a colorful palette of motion pictures
200 films from 70 countries will be screened during the 27th edition of the Stockholm International Film Festival taking place November 9 to 20, 2016.
The Cinema Now program section of the 2016 Bratislava International Film Festival (BIFF) will feature The Birth of a Nation and Nocturnal Animals
The 2016 Cork Film Festival, Ireland’s oldest film festival, takes place November 11 to 20, 2016, and will screen more than 70 feature films
The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) announced the first round of handpicked titles from across the globe that will form part of the 2016 ‘Cinema of the World’ line-up.
Nate Parker recently sat down with Anderson Cooper for a 60 Minutes interview that will air this Sunday, October 2 on CBS. In the interview Anderson Cooper asks Parker if he felt guilty about what happened that night
The 35th Annual Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) is rolling out the red carpet for a wide variety of VIP guests from September 29 to October 14.
Fox Searchlight Pictures Launches Voter Registration Drive Tie-In With Release of THE BIRTH OF A NATION
Fox Searchlight has aligned with theater chains and voting partners, who will hold voter enrollment in theatre lobbies on National Voter Registration Day prior to special promotional screenings of ‘The Birth of a Nation.’
The 29th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) announced the full lineup for the Special Screening Section which features high-profile films, both Japanese and international films.
Manchester by the Sea, American Honey Among Special Presentations Lineup at Vancouver International Film Festival
The Special Presentations at this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) include major festival award winners and early Oscar contenders. Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea will make its Vancouver debut
Toronto International Film Festival Reveals First Round of Films in Gala and Special Presentations Programs
World Premieres from filmmakers including Oliver Stone, Mira Nair, Ewan McGregor are among the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentations programs of the 41st Toronto International Film Festival.
Sundance Institute will present its Vanguard Award to filmmaker and actor Nate Parker at NIGHT BEFORE NEXT, a summer celebration benefiting the Institute and its artists on the eve of Sundance NEXT FEST.
Fox Searchlight has released a new The Birth of a Nation trailer for the Sundance Film Festival award-winning film. The Birth of a Nation opens in theaters on October 7th.
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 […]