Truman, I Am Not Your Negro, My Life as a Zucchini, and Incendio were awarded the top prizes at the 40th Portland International Film Festival.
The Land of the Enlightened
NAME OF FILM: THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED
DIRECTOR(S): Pieter-Jan De Pue
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: A group of Kuchi children in Afghanistan dig out old Soviet mines and sell the explosives to child workers in a lapis lazuli mine. When not dreaming of an Afghanistan after the American withdrawal, Gholam Nasir and his gang control the mountains where caravans are smuggling the blue gemstones.
TONI ERDMANN, Maren Ade’s German hilarious father-daughter dramedy, leads nominations for the 29th European Film Awards, with five nominations, including film, directing and screenplay
The 38th edition of Cairo International Film Festival November 15 to 24, 2016, will screen a selection of recent Egyptian and international documentary films.
The Cairo International Film Festival announced the first selection of international movies to be screened during the 38th edition of the festival, to be hold in the Egyptian capital from November 15th to 24th, 2016.
The Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) announced the slate of feature and short films for its 12th edition, which will take place September 15-18, 2016 throughout Camden, Rockport and Rockland, Maine.
15 European documentaries have been shortlisted for a nomination for this year’s European Film Awards – European Documentary 2016.
AFI DOCS 2016 taking place from June 22 to 26, 2016 will showcase 94 films representing 30 countries. Films include Robert Kenner’s COMMAND AND CONTROL, the world premiere of DOC & DARRYL directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio and MISS SHARON JONES! directed by Barbara Kopple.
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 […]