Today TIFF announced the 12 selected participants in this year’s TIFF Writers’ Studio.
NAME OF FILM: WEXFORD PLAZA
DIRECTOR(S): Joyce Wong
STARRING: Reid Asselstine, Darrel Gamotin, Francis Melling, Ellie Posadas
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: Betty is a lonely strip mall security guard, and an unexpected moment with charming deadbeat Danny ends up setting off the unraveling of both their lives.
The Florida Project, Sean Baker’s drama about kids growing up in a welfare motel, was named the year’s Best Picture by the Toronto Film Critics Association.
VIDEO: Watch Trailer for Joyce Wong’s Indie Dark Comedy WEXFORD PLAZA, Opens in Theaters on October 27
Joyce Wong’s directorial debut Wexford Plaza, that premiered at the 2017 Slamdance Film Festival, will open in theaters on October 27.
The 2017 New Orleans Film Festival (NOFF) selected the Louisiana-shot Mudbound, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year as the Centerpiece Film; and announced the competition lineup.
Bentonville Film Festival to Open with Transgender Drama “3 GENERATIONS + Announces Competition Lineup
The 2017 Bentonville Film Festival will open on May 2 with The Weinstein Company’s transgender drama “3 Generations” starring Elle Fanning, Naomi Watts and Susan Sarandon.