Festivals

AFI Docs 2016

Fourteen years and counting as the prestigious AFI Docs keeps merrily rolling along.  What began in 2003 as AFI Silverdocs based solely at the AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring Maryland outside of DC, continued its expanse into the nation’s … Continue reading

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34th FIFA – International Festival of Films on Art Montreal

The 34th FIFA just ended in Montreal.  (That’s International Art Films Festival in French–it’s just about the principal art film festival in the world).  Lots of films–170 in all, from 24 countreis–and diversity  stands out.  In 7 locations, handy to … Continue reading

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Winners 2016 Cannes Film Festival

The full list of winners below: COMPETITION Palme d’Or: “I, Daniel Blake” (Ken Loach, U.K.) Grand Prix: “It’s Only the End of the World” (Xavier Dolan, Canada-France) Director (tie): Olivier Assayas, “Personal Shopper” (France), and Cristian Mungiu, “Graduation” (Romania) Actor: Shahab Hosseini, “The Salesman” … Continue reading

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2016 Tribeca Film Festival: Tribeca Film Institute Announces Lineup for 5th Annual TFI Interactive

Tribeca Film Institute® (TFI) Announces Lineup for 5th Annual TFI Interactive at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival® (TFF) TFI Interactive to host Conference, Interactive Playground, and MakerSpace featuring 16 Speakers & 17 Projects New York, NY – [March, 2016] – Tribeca Film … Continue reading

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2016 Sundance Film Festival Photo Coverage

Diversity is The Theme of Sundance 2016! From the opening day press conference which welcomed journalists from all over the world, Sundance 2016 was all about color and inclusive film-making. Nate Parker,director and screenwriter, re-purposed the title of Griffith’s racist … Continue reading

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Venezuelan Filmmakers Tackle Sex & Gender at VEFFNY 2014

2014 Venezuelan Film Festival in New York, Presented by CITGO®, Announces This Year’s Film Program and Events (#venfilmfest) New York-based festival to feature award-winning films showcasing the growing diversity of Venezuelan filmmaking and a special panel on “Sex and Gender … Continue reading

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2014 AFI Docs Film Festival Coverage

The twelfth edition, of what prior to 2013 was known as SILVERDOCS, almost never was. In need of a presenting sponsor, at the last minute, AT&T came to the rescue. The result: in terms of content and quality, nearly all … Continue reading

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AFI DOCS 2014 Festival Award Winners

Washington, DC, June 23, 2014 – AFI DOCS announced today its distinguished Audience Award winners, culminating a five day celebration of documentaries in the Washington, DC area. This year’s Audience Award for Best Feature went to AN HONEST LIAR directed … Continue reading

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32nd FIFA Awards

The most important art film festival in the Americas has just ended. Admittedly, it’s the only one, although Brazil is thinking of following–so at least promised one young Brazilian film-maker, Marianna Brennand Fortes, who presented… Continue reading

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New York Polish Film Festival 2014

Established in 2005 to promote Polish films in the United States and attract an American audience, the Polish Film Festival (PFF) celebrated its 10th anniversary from May 7-11 at New York’s renowned Anthology Film Archives theatre, a traditional home to … Continue reading

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