German lesbian filmmaker Monika Treut, who’s 62, will receive the Teddy Award for lifetime achievement at the 2017 Berlin Film Fest.
SNATCHERS is a horror-comedy series about a status-obsessed teen who has sex for the first time. The twist is that she finds herself pregnant with an alien.
As Cannes Film Fest is preparing its 70th anniversary, Pierre Lescure is re-elected as president of the festival until 2020.
The world premiere of Take Me Home Huey, a documentary about the making of a sculptural helicopter installation of the same name by artist Steve Maloney, at the Palm Springs Film Fest.
Relying on stop motion animation, My Life as a Zucchini, Claude Barras charming children tale, was the opener of the Directors Fortnight series at the 2016 Cannes Film Fest. Representing Switzerland at this year’s race for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, My Life as a Zucchini is now placed on a short list of nine […]
IFP, Filmmaker Magazine, and The Museum of Modern Art’s annual Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You Screening Series kicks off Friday, December 16 at MoMA.
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) has revealed its Opening Night and Closing Night films to be included in the 2017 lineup of this premier cinematic experience, which returns for another expansive 23 days from Tuesday, January 24 through Wednesday, February 15. The festival kicks off on January 24 with the WWII drama Alone in Berlin, […]
U.S. Dramatic Competition The 16 films in this series are world premieres. “Band Aid” Director and screenwriter: Zoe Lister-Jones A couple who can’t stop fighting embark on a last-ditch effort to save their marriage: turning their fights into songs and starting a band. Cast: Zoe Lister-Jones, Adam Pally, Fred Armisen, Susie Essman, Hannah Simone, Ravi Patel. […]
Actress Kristen Stewart’s directorial debut, “Come Swim,” is one of the 68 short films to screen at the 2017 Sundance Film Fest, which runs January 19-29. The lineup of shorts is divided into four groups: U.S. NARRATIVE SHORT FILMS “American Paradise” Director-screenwriter: Joe Talbot A desperate man in Donald Trump’s America tries to shift his luck with […]
NEXT The 10 films are world premieres and from the U.S. “Columbus” (Director and screenwriter: Kogonada) Casey lives with her mother in a little-known Midwestern town haunted by the promise of modernism. Jin, a visitor from the other side of the world, attends to his dying father. Burdened by the future, they find respite in […]