La La Land was named Best Film at the EE British Academy Film Awards aka 2017 BAFTA Awards, with Damien Chazelle winning Director
Under the Shadow
NAME OF FILM: UNDER THE SHADOW
DIRECTOR(S): Babak Anvari
STARRING: Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi, Ray Haratian, Arash Marandi
GENRE: War Film
SYNOPSIS: Tehran, 1988: As the Iran-Iraq War rumbles into its eighth year, a mother and daughter are slowly torn apart by the bombing campaigns on the city coupled with the country’s bloody revolution. As they struggle to stay together amidst these terrors, a mysterious evil stalks through their apartment.
The UK’s leading critics revealed the winners of the 37th Critics’ Circle Film Awards , and awarded Damien Chazelle’s musical La La Land the honor of Film of the Year.
La La Land lead nominations for the 2016 EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) with 11 nods including Best Film.
Barry Jenkins’ drama Moonlight and Whit Stillman’s comedy Love & Friendship lead the nominations for the 37th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards, garnering seven nominations each. Both are up for Film of the Year, as well as multiple acting honors.
The 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will open with the World Premiere screening of The Sense of an Ending, directed by Ritesh Batra
43 Oscar Best Foreign Language Film Submissions to Compete for FIPRESCI Award at Palm Springs Film Fest
The 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF), taking place January 2 to 16, 2017, announced the films selected to compete for the FIPRESCI Award in the Awards Buzz section.
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American Honey and Moonlight led nominations for the 2017 Spirit Awards with 6 each including Best Feature. Other nominees for Best Feature include Chronic, Jackie, and Manchester by the Sea.
I, Daniel Blake topped the list of nominations for the 2016 British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) announced this morning
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.
International Diaspora Film Festival in Toronto Themed ‘Coming of Age’ Reveals Award-Winning Film Lineup
The main theme of this year’s – the 16th edition of International Diaspora Film Festival (IDFF), taking place in Toronto, Canada from November 4 to 7, 2016, is Coming of Age
Eighty-five countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 89th Academy Awards®.
Babak Anvari’s psychological thriller UNDER THE SHADOW has been selected as the United Kingdom’s Foreign Language Academy Award entry for 2016.
The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) announced today its Spotlight Films, World Cinema, Shorts programs, Views from Long Island, and Special Screenings, to complete the 2016 festival lineup.
Toronto After Dark Film Festival officially unveiled its first wave of exciting film announcements for 2016!
Sonita, Lamb, and Beware the Slenderman, are among the second set of eight films revealed for the 8th Milwaukee Film Festival, which takes place September 22 to October 6, 2016.
The 2016 Fantasia International Film Festival celebrating its 20th Anniversary in Montreal kicks off today July 14 and runs through August 2. The festival will open with the World Premiere of Daniel Grou’s KING DAVE.
The 2016 Sundance NEXT FEST will present the Los Angeles premieres of six new independent films from the 2016 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, as well as a showcase of comedy short films.
The 2016 Fantasia Film Festival revealed its first wave of programming announcement including honoring filmmaker Guillermo del Toro with its prestigious Cheval Noir Award.
The 2016 Montclair Film Festival (MFF) announced their competition awards, and Babak Anvari’s UNDER THE SHADOW took home the Narrative Feature Jury prize. CAMERAPERSON, directed by Kirsten Johnson, took home the Bruce Sinofsky Prize in the festival’s Documentary Feature competition.
The 2016 Sydney Film Festival announced the first 26 films to be featured in this year’s festival, plus a Martin Scorsese retrospective curated by David Stratton.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Museum of Modern Art have announced the complete lineup for the 2016 New Directors / New Films (ND/NF), taking place March 16 to 27 in New York City.
The 2016 Sundance Film Festival announced the nine feature films that will screen in its Midnight section, which has launched films including The Blair Witch Project, SAW, Super Troopers, The Babadook, Black Dynamite, What We Do In The Shadows, Dead/Alive, Delicatessen, The Descent and Hard Candy. The 2016 Sundance Film Festival takes place January 21 to 31, 2016, in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. MIDNIGHT From horror flicks to comedies to […]