One hundred seventy features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 90th Academy Awards.
They Call Us Monsters
NAME OF FILM: THEY CALL US MONSTERS
DIRECTOR(S): Ben Lear
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Behind the walls of The Compound, L.A.’s most violent juvenile offenders await their trials. To their advocates, they’re kids. To the system, they’re adults. To their victims, they’re monsters. Who are they to you?
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival will take place in London from March 6 to 17, 2017, featuring 16 award-winning international documentary feature films that grapple with the challenges of defending human rights around the world today.
Six documentary projects that screened at AFI DOCS 2016 in Washington, DC, have been selected to receive funding from the AFI DOCS/NBCUniversal Impact Grants.
The critically-acclaimed, award-winning documentary showcase Independent Lens’ upcoming new season lineup, will launch on Monday, December 26, 2016, with the real-life cross-cultural romantic comedy Meet the Patels.
The Twin Cities Film Fest announced its 2016 award winners and named Barry Jenkins’ critically-acclaimed drama “Moonlight” as this year’s Best Feature Film.
Austin Film Festival & Screenwriters Conference (AFF), announced the full schedule of films and panels for the 23rd annual Festival, taking place October 13 to 20, 2016.
138 movies will be screened at the 25th Heartland Film Festival taking place October 20 to 30, 2016 across Indianapolis.
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 LA Film Festival today unveiled the official U.S. Fiction, Documentary, World Fiction, Nightfall and LA Muse sections lineup. The Festival runs June 1-9, 2016 at the ArcLight Cinemas.
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 […]