One hundred forty-five features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 89th Academy Awards.
The Lovers and the Despot
NAME OF FILM: THE LOVERS AND THE DESPOT
DIRECTOR(S): Robert Cannan, Ross Adam
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Following the collapse of their glamorous romance, a celebrity director and his actress ex-wife are kidnapped by movie-obsessed dictator Kim Jong-il. Forced to make films in extraordinary circumstances, they get a second chance at love—but only one chance at escape.
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.
Sundance Film Festival: Hong Kong returns for the third time in September, with a delegation of independent filmmakers presenting a line-up that includes premieres of award-winning films direct from this year’s Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, U.S.A.
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