One hundred fifty-nine features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 92nd Academy Awards.
NAME OF FILM: WRESTLE
DIRECTOR(S): Suzannah Herbert, Lauren Belfer
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: A coming-of-age documentary follows a year in the life of Jailen, Jamario, Jaquan, and Teague, four disadvantaged young men from broken families who struggle to succeed on their underdog wrestling team at a failing high school in Alabama.
Gasparilla International Film Festival Unveils 2019 Feature Film Competition Lineup
Gasparilla International Film Festival taking place from March 19th to 24th in Tampa Bay, Florida, announced the 31 films on the 2019 Feature Film Competition Lineup.
THIS WORLD ALONE, WRESTLE, THE GOSPEL OF EUREKA Win at 2019 Oxford Film Festival
THIS WORLD ALONE won the top Hoka award for Best Narrative Feature, and WRESTLE won for Best Documentary Feature at the 2019 Oxford Film Festival.
2019 Oxford Film Festival Reveals Competition Films, Opens with John Stimpson’s GHOST LIGHT
The 2019 Oxford Film Festival (February 6-10), will kickoff with John Stimpson’s GHOST LIGHT as the Opening Night Gala selection, and Jacqueline Olive’s ALWAYS IN SEASON tabbed as the fest’s Closing Night Gala selection
PBS Independent Lens Winter/Spring 2019 Season to Feature RUMBLE, THE KING, CHARM CITY
From renowned film veterans including Eugene Jarecki (The King) to first-time filmmakers Anna Moot-Levin and Laura Green (The Providers), Denali Tiller (Tre Maison Dasan) and Ciara Lacey (Out of State), the award-winning PBS series Independent Lens Winter and Spring 2019 lineup of documentary films takes viewers on a cross-country journey through modern America.
CLARA’S GHOST, MR. SOUL!, NEW MONEY, WAITING: THE VAN DUREN STORY Win at 2018 Indie Memphis Film Festival
Indie Memphis Film Festival held its annual awards ceremony on Saturday, November 3rd announcing awards for all competition films.
2018 Woodstock Film Festival Awards – WHEELS and THE FEELING OF BEING WATCHED Win Top Awards
After opening remarks from Roger Ross Williams, the first African American director to win an Academy Award, the 19th Woodstock Film Festival Maverick Awards Ceremony was held on Saturday, October 13.
Indie Memphis Film Festival Announces 2018 Lineup
This year’s 2018 Indie Memphis Film Festival is promising to be a very exciting and wildly varied one, with a lineup featuring five World Premiere screenings and one U.S. Premiere screening, as well as Special Presentations such as CABIN BOY
2018 Woodstock Film Festival to Showcase Over 100 Films + Opens with KARL BERGER – MUSIC MIND
The fiercely independent 19th Annual Woodstock Film Festival will showcase more than 100 films and open with a live performance by the Karl Berger Band following the screening of the feature documentary Karl Berger – Music Mind,
Music Documentary A TUBA TO CUBA to Close 2018 New Orleans Film Festival
The documentary A Tuba to Cuba which follows New Orleans’ famed Preservation Hall Jazz Band as they retrace their musical roots to the shores of Cuba will be the Closing Night film of the 29th New Orleans Film Festival.
Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival Releases 2018 Lineup, Opens with RBD, Documentary on Ruth Bader Ginsburg
RBG, a revealing and exciting portrayal of the Notorious RBG herself, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, will open this year’s 2018 Traverse City Film Festival
Rooftop Films Presents the NY Premiere of ‘WRESTLE’ – FREE in Downtown Brooklyn
On Friday, June 8th, Rooftop Films will present the New York Premiere of Wrestle outdoors in MetroTech Commons in Downtown Brooklyn. The screening is free with an RSVP