Pope Francis – A Man of His Word, written and directed by three-time Academy Award® nominee Wim Wenders won the top prize, the Founders Grand Prize at Michael Moore’s 2018 Traverse City Film Festival.
NAME OF FILM: THE INSULT
DIRECTOR(S): Ziad Doueiri
STARRING: Adel Karam, Kamel El Basha, Camille Salameh, Diamand Bou Abboud, Rita Hayek, Talal El Jurdi, Christine Choueiri, Julia Kassar, Rifaat Torbey, Carlos Chahine.
GENRE: Foreign Film
SYNOPSIS: When a Palestinian refugee and a Christian nationalist have a fateful crossing of paths, long-simmering tensions in modern-day Lebanon rise to the surface — and spiral out of control.
Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival Releases 2018 Lineup, Opens with RBD, Documentary on Ruth Bader Ginsburg
RBG, a revealing and exciting portrayal of the Notorious RBG herself, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, will open this year’s 2018 Traverse City Film Festival
WILDLIFE Starring Carey Mulligan, Jake Gyllenhaal to Open 2018 Melbourne International Film Festival
The first films of the 2018 Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) were revealed today along with big announcement that the 67th edition will open with the Australian premiere gala screening of Paul Dano’s directorial debut Wildlife
First 26 Films Revealed for 2018 Sydney Film Festival
The Sydney Film Festival has revealed a sneak peek of 26 new films to be featured in this year’s 65th edition of the festival, taking place from June 6th to 17th, 2018
International Film Festival Rotterdam Audience Award Winner THE GUILTY to Kick Off 7th Edition Curaçao IFFR
For the seventh time, Willemstad will host Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam (CIFFR), from Wednesday April 11 through Sunday April 15, 2018.
2018 Sedona International Film Festival Winners – “Ayla The Daughter Of War” Wins Best of Fest Award
Can Ulkay’s debut feature Ayla The Daughter of War, based on the true story of a soldier in the Korean War who risks his own life to save a half-frozen little girl, won the Best of Fest Award and the Director’s Choice Award for Best Foreign Film at the 24th Sedona International Film Festival.
42nd Hong Kong International Film Festival Announces Lineup, Opens With Taiwanese Films “Omotenashi” and “Xiao Mei”
The upcoming 42nd edition of the Hong Kong International Film Festival announced their lineup. The festival will run for 18 days from March 19th until April 5th, 2018.
Complete List of 90th Academy Awards Nominations, “The Shape of Water” Leads With 13
Actress-comedian Tiffany Haddish and actor-director Andy Serkis, joined by Academy President John Bailey, announced the 90th Academy Awards nominations today, with “The Shape of Water” leading with 13 nominations
Palm Springs International Film Festival Announces 2018 Award Winners, “Félicité” Wins FIPRESCI Prize
This year’s juried award winners of the 29th Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) were announced today at a luncheon at the Hilton Palm Springs on Saturday, January 13, 2018.
9 Foreign Language Films Advance in 90th Academy Awards Race
Nine foreign language feature films have been selected to advance to the next round in the Foreign Language Film category for the 90th Academy Awards.
THE INSULT, WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY and BODIED Win at AFI FEST 2017
The American Film Institute announced the films that received the Audience and Jury awards at AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi, with THE INSULT directed by Ziad Doueiri the top winner of the Audience Award for World Cinema.
AFI FEST 2017 Announces World Cinema, Midnight and Youth and Family Lineup
The American Film Institute announced today the films that will be featured in the World Cinema, Midnight and Youth and Family sections at AFI FEST 2017