The Heartland International Film Festival announced the official selections for its 28th edition, with Marielle Heller’s Tom Hanks’ starrer A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD as the Opening Night Gala film,
Woman in Motion (2019)
NAME OF FILM: WOMAN IN MOTION
DIRECTOR(S): Todd Thompson
STARRING: Vivica A. Fox, Michael Dorn, George Takei
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: In early 1977, Nichols was appointed to the board of directors for the National Space Institute where she defiantly challenged NASA with one idea: “Where are my people?” From that moment on, Nichols and her company Women in Motion crisscrossed the United States recruiting 8,000 men and women to swell the ranks of diversity in the fledgling shuttle program.
The Florida Film Festival will screen 184 films for the 28th Annual Festival, April 12 to 21, 2019, in Maitland and Winter Park, Florida. The festival will open with Woman in Motion, directed by Todd Thompson.
The San Francisco Film Society today announced the ten finalists for the 2016 San Francisco Film Society Documentary Film Fund awards totaling $75,000, which support feature-length documentaries in postproduction.