Acclaimed Finnish filmmaker Aki Kaurismaki won the 2017 Berlin Film Fest’s Silver Bear for best director for The Other Side of Hope, a dramedy about the European refugee crisis.
Director Nell Cox is known for her award winning PBS dramas, including “Ghostwriter” (pilot for Children’s Television Workshop series),“The Roommate,” “Konrad,” and a women’s western, “Liza’s Pioneer Diary,” which she also produced and wrote. She lived in Los Angeles for several years where she directed some prime time dramas including “M*A*S*H,” “Lou Grant,” “The Waltons” […]
Everything is now bottom-line compared to when I first came to the U.S. in the 1980s–Paul Verhoeven
Pellington made his feature film debut with Going All the Way (1997), starring Jeremy Davies and Ben Affleck, which bowed at the Sundance Film Fest.
Kristen Stewart is tormented by a spirit in the spooky first trailer for Personal Shopper, which will be released March 10.
Rainbow, the latest film from 2012 Berlin Golden Bear winners Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, will be shown at the 2017 Berlin Film Fest. Starring Italian actors Luca Marinelli, Valentina Bellè and Lorenzo Richelmy, and adapting “Una Questione Privata,” a novel by Beppe Fenoglio, Rainbow is set during World War II. It centers on Milton, a member […]
Seven of the 10 films in the narrative feature competition are either directed or co-directed by women.
Oscar winning Spanish director Pedro Almodovar has been named president of the jury for the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival.
The U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic of the 2017 Sundance Film Fest was presented by Peter Dinklage to: I don’t feel at home in this world anymore. / U.S.A. Director and screenwriter: Macon Blair When a depressed woman is burglarized, she finds a new sense of purpose by tracking down the thieves, alongside her obnoxious […]
The U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Documentary was presented by Larry Wilmore to: Dina / U.S.A. (Directors: Dan Sickles, Antonio Santini) — An eccentric suburban woman and a Walmart door-greeter navigate their evolving relationship in this unconventional love story. Share this: