“O.J.: Made in America,” “13th” and “Gleason” lead the nominations for the first Critics Choice Documentary Awards with five nominations each.
The Eagle Huntress
NAME OF FILM: THE EAGLE HUNTRESS
DIRECTOR(S): Otto Bell
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Set against the breathtaking expanse of the Mongolian steppe, the film follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in 12 generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter.
The 39th Denver Film Festival (DFF39) will open on November 2, 2016, with LA LA LAND, directed by Damien Chazelle (Whiplash), starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. The Festival will close on Saturday, November 12 with JACKIE, directed by Pablo Larraín and starring Natalie Portman.
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.
The upcoming 29th Virginia Film Festival taking place in Charlottesville this November 3 to 6, 2016, unveiled a lineup of more than 120 films.
The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) announced today its Spotlight Films, World Cinema, Shorts programs, Views from Long Island, and Special Screenings, to complete the 2016 festival lineup.
San Diego International Film Festival to Honor Simon Helberg with Award, Closes with THE EAGLE HUNTRESS
Actor and filmmaker Simon Helberg will be the recipient of The Auteur Award for 2016 presented by San Diego International Film Festival (SDiFF).
The Chicago International Film Festival unveiled the full film selections in the World Cinema and Documentary (out of competition) categories, plus the additional guests of honor.
Three-time Academy Award-nominated actor Edward Norton will be honored with a Career Achievement Award at the 2016 Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF).
2016 Sundance Film Festival Completes Lineup with Premieres, Documentary Premieres, Spotlight, Sundance Kids and Special Events
The 2016 Sundance Film Festival completed its feature film lineup with the highly anticipated narratives, documentaries, episodic work and events in the Premieres, Documentary Premieres, Spotlight, Sundance Kids and Special Events sections. The Festival takes place January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Sundance and Ogden, Utah. Sophie and the Rising Sun directed by Maggie Greenwald has been selected as the Salt Lake City Gala Film, and the festival will close with the World […]
33 Independent Documentary Films Selected for 2015 Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program Support
Thirty-three independent documentary films have been selected for 2015 Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program support. The Sundance Documentary Fund moved to a limited rolling open call in 2015, encouraging filmmakers to submit applications only when they feel their film is ready to share. Rahdi Taylor, Film Fund Director, said, “This past year was one of experimentation and change. We eliminated deadlines, embraced risk taking in form, filmmaker and subject matter, but we stayed true to […]