FFT Festival Coverage

New York Indian Film Festival

New York is home to one of the largest population of South Asian immigrants in the world. There are neighborhoods in the city where curry is definitely in the air, saris are on decorous display and the polyglot of languages … Continue reading

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Tribeca Film Festival Award Winners

After a very strong 11th edition, the Tribeca Film Festival announced its awards this past weekend, giving indie titles an added boost as they face the rigors of the marketplace in the months ahead. While a juried or even audience … Continue reading

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FIFA Montreal

“Sleep is in itself a  form  of criticism.”  If Bernard Shaw had been at the just finished FIFA it is unlikely his polished cynicism would have been in action. FIFA continues to show itself to be among the best, if … Continue reading

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Tribeca FF Comes Out Roaring

The lion that is the Tribeca Film Festival is bursting out of its cage, as New York’s eminent cultural event takes center stage from April 18 to 28 at various locations around the city. With many of the films making … Continue reading

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The Struggle Of Regional Festivals

The times are hard for regional film festivals. First off, let me define my terms. A regional film festival, as opposed to an international one that attracts both a wideranging public and industry executives (think Sundance), is one that exists … Continue reading

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NDNF Ushers In Spring

With record warm temperatures bringing early blossoms to New York, the surest sign yet that winter is over and spring is here is the appearance this week of New Directors/New Films, one of the city’s most provocative film festivals, co-presented … Continue reading

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SXSW Takes Its Texas Bow

The South By Southwest Film and Music Conference, by far the most successful mix of cinema, new technology and music platforms, makes its Texas bow this week with an ambitious program of premieres, conferences, music performances and a dizzying array … Continue reading

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Taviani Brothers Win Berlin Golden Bear

One of the great living auteur collaborations in European film hailed another milestone, with Saturday evening’s win for Italy’s Paolo and Vittorio Taviani of the Golden Bear For Best Film at the 62nd edition of the Berlin International Film Festival. … Continue reading

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Chilly Berlin Offers Warm Welcome

In the grip of the coldest winter weather in a century, the Berlin International Film Festival will open its doors to thousands of filmmakers, programmers, distributors and buyers in what is one of the key events on the international film … Continue reading

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SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2012 – The Best of Festival and Wrap

PARK CITY, Utah—- In its third year under the leadership of John Cooper as Director, and Trevor Groth as Director of Programming, Sundance 2012 kept its mission of championing new American independent cinema while exploring world cinema and opening up … Continue reading

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