Cannes Film Fest 2018: Burning Wins Major Critics Awards

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA), of which I am a member, meets right now, Sunday morning, to determine our picks for the year’s best in film.

Cannes Film Fest 2018: Capernaum–How Lebanese Director Nadine Labaki Made her Timely Film

After seeing thousands of children on the street, suffering, this film felt like a responsibility for me, a duty–Nadine Labaki

Official Secrets: Political Thriller, Starring Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes

IFC Films has acquired Official Secrets, a politically charged thriller starring Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes, which debuted at this year’s Sundance Film Fest.

Sundance Film Fest 2019: Diversity and Inclusion–New Rules of the Game

Among the directors in the four primary competition categories (56 of 112), 39% are people of color. That’s also up 3% from the previous year.

Farewell, The: Wedding Dramedy at 2019 Sundance Film Fest

The wedding dramedy The Farewell should close a deal with indie studio A24 following its premiere this week at the Sundance Film Fest.