Documentary films Apollo 11, For Sama, Hale County, This Morning This Evening and The Edge of Democracy, are among 30 programs winning 2020 Peabody Awards.
The Silence of Others (El Silencio de Otros)
NAME OF FILM: THE SILENCE OF OTHERS (EL SILENCIO DE OTROS)
DIRECTOR(S): Robert Bahar
STARRING: María Martín, José María Galante, Carlos Slepoy
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Under General Francisco Franco’s fascist military dictatorship in Spain, lasting from 1939 until his death in 1975, the Spanish people endured unspeakable atrocities, with dissidents regularly tortured and killed and the country held in the thrall of state violence. Over six years of painstaking work, Bahar and Carracedo focus on the victims of this violent history, following groundbreaking legal proceedings in Argentinian courts geared toward bringing some of Franco’s most notorious lieutenants—many of whom still have streets and other public spaces named after them—to final justice.
2019 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival Unveils Lineup, Opens with CARLOS ALMARAZ: PLAYING WITH FIRE
This year’s 2019 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival will kick off on May 1st, with the documentary CARLOS ALMARAZ: PLAYING WITH FIRE, and will showcase a diverse lineup of feature films, short films, music videos, and more.
WOMAN AT WAR, OUR BODIES OUR DOCTORS Win Audience Awards at 42nd Portland International Film Festival
Woman at War (Iceland/France/Ukraine) by director Benedikt Erlingsson took the top audience prize for Best Narrative Feature at the 42nd Portland International Film Festival.
Birds of Passage, a viscerally stunning epic on the origins of the Colombian narcotics trade, by Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra, won the top Grand Jury prize of the 2019 Miami Film Festival.
Cuban Dancer Carlos Acosta Biopic YULI to Open 2019 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival
Yuli, a dazzling dramatization of the early life and work of legendary Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta will be the Opening Night Film of this year’s 38th Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival.
This Changes Everything, a pivotal documentary examining historic and contemporary gender inequity in the American film and television industries, will open the 36th Miami Film Festival.
AMATEURS, MAYA, TRANSIT, VIRUS TROPICAL Among First Wave of Films for 2019 Portland International Film Festival
The 42nd Portland International Film Festival, begins on Thursday, March 7th and will run through Thursday, March 21st, revealed the first wave of titles at the festival, including the Opening Night selection.
9 Award Categories incl. Documentary, Foreign Language Film, Short Film Shortlists Revealed for 91st Oscars
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced shortlists in consideration for the 91st Oscars in nine categories.
Minding the Gap directed by Bing Liu won the award for Best Feature documentary at the 34th IDA Documentary Awards on Saturday night in Los Angeles.
The Polish drama Cold War (Zimna wojna) directed by Ali Abbasi leads the nominations for the 31st European Film Awards with 5 nods including Best European Film, Best Director
One hundred sixty-six features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 91st Academy Awards®.
The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival’s 10th Anniversary winners were honored today, with Horizonti directed by Tinatin Kajrishvili winning Best Narrative Film,