• Venice Film Fest 2017: Netflix Programs

    Netflix is at the 2017 Venice Film Fest with Ritesh Batra’s “Our Souls at Night,” starring Robert Redford and Jane Fonda, which is world-premiering out of competition. The festival is also screening two episodes of “Suburra,” Netflix’s first Italian original production. Netflix also has the documentary-scripted hybrid series “Wormwood” and Jon Alpert’s “Cuba and the […]

    Venice Film Fest 2017: Horizons

    HORIZONS “Disappearance,” Ali Asgari (Iran, Qatar) “Especes Menaces,” Gilles Bourdos (France, Belgium) “The Rape of Recy Taylor,” Nancy Buirski (U.S.) “Caniba,” Lucian Castaing-Taylor, Verena Paravel (France) “Les Bienheureux,” Sofia Djama (France, Belgium) “Marvin,” Anne Fontaine (France) “Invisibile,” Pablo Giorgelli (Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Germany) “Brutti e Cattivi,” Cosimo Gomez (Italy, France) “The Cousin,” Tzahi Grad (Israel) […]

    Venice Film Fest 2017: Out of Competition/Special Events

    OUT OF COMPETITION Special Events “Casa D’Altri,” Gianni Amelio (Italy) “Michael Jackson’s Thriller 3D,” John Landis (U.S) “Making of Michael Jackson’s Thriller,” Jerry Kramer (U.S.) FICTION “Our Souls at Night,” Ritesh Batra (U.S.) “Il Signor Rotopeter,” Antonietta De Lillo (Italy) “Victoria and Abdul,” Stephen Frears (U.K.) “La Melodie,” Rachid Hami (France) “Outrage Coda,” Kitano Takes […]

    Enigma of Jean Touch in Turin: Docu about Pioneering French Filmmaker Jean Rouch

    It concerns the pioneering French filmmaker Jean Rouch, who is considered one of the founders of cinéma-vérité in France, and the making of his forgotten film “Enigma,” shot in Turin

    Provincetown Film Fest 2017: Awards for Narratives and Documentaries

    The 19th Annual Provincetown International Film Festival concluded Sunday, with the HBO Audience Awards going, for narrative feature, to Courtney Moorehead Balaker’s Little Pink House, and for documentary, to I Am Evidence, directed by Trish Adlesic and Geeta Gandbhir. Based on a true story, Little Pink House stars Catherine Keener as a nurse who leads […]

    Cannes Film Fest 2017: Robert Pattinson’s Good Time Acquired by Netflix

    Netflix has acquired streaming rights to Josh and Benny Safdie’s Good Time, the heist thriller starring Robert Pattinson, which world premiered in competition at the 2017 Cannes  Film Fest.

    Cannes Film Fest 2017: Parents Complain about Treatment

    The digital publication agnès films: supporting women and feminist filmmakers published “Parents in the Palais: An Open Letter to the Cannes Film Festival.” ‘The letter expresses concern for the festival’s treatment of working parents who attended the 2017 festival accompanied by their small children.

    A Boy Called Dad: Tale of Father Who’s Only 14

    British tale of a boy thrust into early adulthood when he becomes a father at the age of 14.

    NEDS: Mullan Writes and Directs British Drama about Non-Educated Delinquents

    Written and directed by the Cannes award-winning Scottish actor (My Name Is Joe), NEDs stars Conor McCarron as a young man who joins a gang of NEDs (Non-Educated Delinquents).

    Third Star: Benedict Cumberbatch as Young, Terminally Ill Man

    The directing debut by BAFTA short film winner Hattie Dalton, THIRD STAR stars Benedict Cumberbatch as a young man diagnosed with terminal illness.

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