Sundance Film Fest 2020: Diversity and Inclusion in Line Up

This year, of the 65 directors in Sundance’s four competition categories, 46% are women, 38% are people of color, and 12% identify as LGBTQ.

Cannes Film Fest 2017: Ranking the 20 Competition Films, From Strongest to Weakest

Overall, the lineup was mediocre, with very few highlights, possibly only one masterpiece, and many average features.

Venice Film Fest 2019: Star Studed, Oscar Contenders Premieres

The four U.S. pictures in the main competition are all high-profile entries, starting with Fox’s “Ad Astra,” directed by James Grey, which features Pitt as an astronaut on a mission to save the solar system from imminent destruction.

Cannes Film Fest 2019: Papicha, Algerian Mounia Meddour’s Feature Debut

Papicha, the first feature from writer-director Mounia Meddour, set during the Algerian Civil War in the 1990s, was inspired by real events. It tells the story of a young woman obsessed with fashion whose freedom was curbed until there was basically nothing else to do but either rebel or leave.   Share this:

Cannes Film Fest 2019: Gender Gap in Thriller Genre

The gender gap between male and female filmmakers is most evident in the thriller genre.