AFI DOCS revealed its full slate of films for the 2019 festival with women dominating selections. This year’s Centerpiece film will be AMERICAN FACTORY, directed by Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
NAME OF FILM: TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM
DIRECTOR(S): Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
STARRING: Toni Morrison, Hilton Als, Oprah Winfrey
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ highly engaging portrait of the brilliant and beloved writer Toni Morrison features interviews with cultural icons and critics including Oprah Winfrey Angela Davis Walter Mosley Fran Lebowitz Russell Banks Hilton Als — and most important with Morrison herself sharing a lifetime’s worth of riveting stories and compelling insights.
AFI DOCS 2019 will open with the world premiere of HBO’s TRUE JUSTICE: BRYAN STEVENSON’S FIGHT FOR EQUALITY,and will close with RAISE HELL: THE LIFE & TIMES OF MOLLY IVINS.
2019 Montclair Film Festival Announces Star Studded Lineup, Opens with WILD ROSE, Closes with TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM
The 8th Montclair Film Festival taking place May 3 to 12, 2019, in Montclair, NJ will feature over 150 films; opening on Friday, May 3, with Tom Harper’s WILD ROSE
The winners of the competitions and awards of the the 43rd Cleveland International Film Festival were announced at the Closing Night Ceremony, with PRINCESS OF THE ROW, directed by Van Maximilian Carlson winning the Roxanne T. Mueller Audience Choice Award for Best Film.
In Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history and the human condition as seen through the prism of her own work.
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.
112 feature-length new independent feature films have been selected for the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.