Three films – Viktor Jakovleski’s Brimstone & Glory, Matthew Heineman’s City of Ghosts and Yance Ford’s Strong Island – lead the 2018 Cinema Eye Honors nominations
NAME OF FILM: THE CHALLENGE
DIRECTOR(S): Yuri Ancarani
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Miles of barren desert provide the backdrop for this surreal compilation of images: private jets, race cars, exquisite birds, and even a pet cheetah descend on the Qatar dunes to take part in a remote falconry tournament.
30th Virginia Film Festival Reveals Lineup, Opens with DOWNSIZING + Spotlights Race and Charlottesville
The Virginia Film Festival will celebrate its 30th year from November 9 to 12, 2017, with a stellar lineup of more than 150 films and an outstanding array of special guests.
The Challenge, Yuri Ancarani’s acclaimed documentary focused on a group of super-wealthy, Qatari sheikhs who moonlight as amateur falconers, will be released in the US by Kino Lorber.
The Rooftop Films 2017 Summer Series will take place May 19th to August 19th, featuring more than 45 outdoor screenings in more than 10 venues. The series will kick off on Friday, May 19th, with “This is What We Mean by Short Films,”
The 2017 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, revealed its NEW DOCS lineup of 48 films – 27 features and 21 shorts; and the Invited Program lineup featuring 23 films – 22 features and 1 short— screening out of competition.
20 Feature Films to Compete for Golden Gate Awards at 2017 San Francisco International Film Festival
10 narrative feature films and 10 documentary feature films will compete for the Golden Gate Awards (GGAs), and nearly $40,000 in total prizes at this year’s 2017 San Francisco International Film Festival taking place April 5 to 19.
The complete lineup of 29 features and nine short films has been announced for the 46th annual New Directors/New Films (ND/NF), taking place March 15 to 26, 2917.
The SXSW Film Festival today revealed the first films on the Features Lineup for the 24th edition of the festival running March 10 to 19, 2017 in Austin, Texas.
The 2016 edition of the Locarno Film Festival came to a successful end on Saturday, and awarded its top prize, Pardo d’oro (Golden Leopard) to Godless, directed by Bulgarian filmmaker Ralitza Petrova.
Santa Barbara International Film Festival Lineup, Fest to Open With US Premiere of THE LITTLE PRINCE
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), which will run February 3rd to February 13th, 2016, announced the line-up for the 31st edition.