FFT Festival Coverage

Where The Documentary Tribe Gathers

At IDFA, the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, documentaries are not the appetizers or the sidebars or even the dessert, they are the main course, and a sumptuous one it is too. The largest and most influential of all the … Continue reading

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Houston Rolls Out The Red Carpet

Texas is a place with (at least) two faces. One is the hard won image of the cowboy aesthetic with its rigid moral codes and social absolutism. The other image is decidedly softer and more open, the world renowned Austin … Continue reading

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A Vacation From Ordinary Film

The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, now in its 26th year, has got it right. It invites its audiences to take a vacation from ordinary film to dive into the many pleasures of its offerings from a cinematic survey of … Continue reading

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Hamptons Film Festival Award Winners

The Hamptons International Film Festival, which wraps today after a frenzied five day marathon of premieres, parties, professional seminars and special events, announced its award winners at a gala ceremony on Sunday afternoon. THE ARTIST, a contemporary silent film that … Continue reading

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Something For Everyone At New York Film Festival

The 49th edition of the New York Film Festival, a sure sign of the Fall season, is underway, and in its substantially expanded format, there is literally something for everyone at this year’s event. The Festival, which has prided itself … Continue reading

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Dancing The Raindance

Twenty years ago when Raindance founder Elliot Grove proposed the name for a festival he had in mind that would be devoted to indie films to take place in his adopted city of London, little did he realize how the … Continue reading

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TIFF Award Winners Announced

The 36th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) came to a climactic close on Sunday with the announcement of its award recipients at a reception at the Four Seasons Hotel With the Festival further solidifying its status as … Continue reading

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Top Ten Buzz Titles In Toronto

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) enters its middle stretch this week, offering attending buyers, critics and film lovers a dizzying feast of film treats. Planning what to see is a definite must, since even at 5 films per day … Continue reading

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Canada’s Own Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling, the nova hot actor, is a native Canadian and the biggest film festival in his country is indulging in a bit of Gosling-fever. The actor, who grew up in southern Ontario, appears in two high profile films at … Continue reading

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Stars Are Flocking To Toronto

One will not need to look up at the skies starting next Wednesday in the Canadian metropolis of Toronto. There will be as many stars at street level (make that red carpet level) as there will be in the heavens … Continue reading

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