The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 91 songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2016 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 89th Academy Awards®.
We Are X
NAME OF FILM: WE ARE X
DIRECTOR(S): Stephen Kijak
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: As glam rock’s most flamboyant survivors, X Japan ignited a musical revolution in Japan during the late ’80s with their melodic metal. Twenty years after their tragic dissolution, X Japan’s leader, Yoshiki, battles with physical and spiritual demons alongside prejudices of the West to bring their music to the world.
The Calgary Underground Film Festival announced the full lineup for CUFF.Docs, Calgary’s Documentary Film Festival, taking place November 17 to 20, 2016.
One hundred forty-five features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 89th Academy Awards.
“O.J.: Made in America,” “13th” and “Gleason” lead the nominations for the first Critics Choice Documentary Awards with five nominations each.
Adding to the strong lineup, the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) announced the programming for its M/A/D stream, which sees music, art and design receive their deserved big screen treatment.
The music documentary WE ARE X directed by Stephen Kijak’s which was awarded the Special Jury Prize for editing at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, will be released in theaters in New York and Los Angeles on October 21, 2016 via Drafthouse Films.
The 2016 Sundance Film Festival announced the winners of the feature filmmaking awards , with top honors going to Between Sea and Land, The Birth of a Nation (pictured above), First Girl I Loved, Jim: The James Foley Story, Sand Storm, Sonita and Weiner. The Birth of a Nation and Sonita won both the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award for their respective sections, marking the third time in Festival history two films have done […]
Sundance Institute announced the 65 films selected for the U.S. Competition, World Competition and out-of-competition NEXT category set to premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, taking place January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. Films that have premiered in these sections include Beasts of the Southern Wild, Fruitvale Station, Whiplash, Blackfish, The September Issue, The Cove, An Education, Animal Kingdom, Precious, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, Obvious […]