FESTIVALS

  • Cannes Film Fest: Splendid Hotel

    European Film 2020: Discovery Nominees

    Debut features, including Halina Reijn’s ‘Instinct,’ Zoé Wittock’s ‘Jumbo,’ and Cannes 2020 hit ‘Gagarine’ from directors Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh are among the contenders for this year’s best first film award

    Venice Film Fest  2020: Spate of Indie Deals

    Venice Film Fest  2020: Spate of Indie Deals     Venice Film Festival On Day 2, Venice Film Festival kicked off with some big international deals. Sony Classics picked up worldwide rights, outside of Italy, for Luca Guadagnino’s documentary Salvatore: Shoemaker of Dreams, a chronicle of the life of fashion icon Salvatore Ferragamo. Beta Cinema […]

    London Film Fest 2020: Exciting Expanded Edition

    The BFI London Film Festival today announces LFF Expanded: the Festival’s new dedicated strand of XR and Immersive Art. Using cinema as a jumping off point, LFF Expanded will be an expansive space for programming, featuring Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality and including live immersive performance. LFF Expanded will feature bold, innovative creators from around the world who use a range of creative techniques to ensure audiences are not in front a work of art, a film or a performance, but in the middle of it.

    San Sebastian Fest 2020: Opens with Woody Allen’s Rifkin’s Festival, Closes with China’s Wuhai

    San Sebastian Film Fest 2020: Opens with Woody Allen’s Rifkin’s Festival, Closes with China’s Wuhai

    Isadora’s Children: Damien Manivel’s Tribute to Legendary Dancer Isadora Duncan

    ISADORA’S CHILDREN After presenting the online premieres of his previous two features The Night I Swam and The Park, MUBI returns to the work of French auteur Damien Manivel. His latest and most ambitious feature, Isadora’s Children, won him Best Director at Locarno last year and is an affectionate tribute to the legendary dancer Isadora Duncan. Isadora’s Children — September […]

    New York Film Fest 2020: Revivals (Mohammad Reza Aslani, Joyce Chopra, Terence Dixon, Wojciech Has, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Jia Zhangke, William Klein, Béla Tarr)

    Highlights include a major rediscovery of Iranian cinema, Mohammad Reza Aslani’s The Chess Game of the Wind, and another NYFF58 appearance by Main Slate filmmaker Jia Zhangke, with his rarely screened Xiao Wu—both made possible by the dedicated work of The Film Foundation, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year; the sumptuous visual pleasures of Hou Hsiao-hsien’s Flowers of Shanghai and Wong Kar Wai’s In the Mood for Love, featuring two of Tony Leung’s most memorable roles

    New York Film Fest 2020: Main Slate (Fiction and Non-Fiction)

    especially strong slate of documentary features: Gianfranco Rosi’s Notturno, an unflinchingly immersive look at the war-ravaged borderlands of Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria, and Lebanon; Frederick Wiseman’s thoughtful exploration behind the scenes of Boston city government in City Hall; indictments of America’s racist past and present in Sam Pollard’s MLK/FBI and Garrett Bradley’s Time; and varied and intimate portraits of rural life in Victor Kossakovsky’s Gunda

    Lovers Rock: Steve McQueen’s Drama to Open the 2020 N.Y. Film Fest

    NY Film Fest Opens With Steve McQueen’s Lovers Rock.

    New Order: Mexican Michel Franco’s Dystopian Tale (Venice 2020)

    NEW ORDER by Michel Franco – COMPETITION New Order (Nuevo orden) the sixth feature by Mexican director Michel Franco (Chronic), is the only Latin American entry in the official competition at the 77 Venice Film Fest, Sep 2-12. Tragic Jungle / Selva trágica by Mexican director Yulene Olaizola is the only Latin American contender in the Orizzonti […]

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