Category Archives: film

October 21

DOC NYC 2021- Young Plato (World Premiere/ International Competition)

DOC NYC 2021 YOUNG PLATO (Section: International Competition) WORLD PREMIERE  Directors: Neasa Ní Chianáín (School Life) and Declan McGrath Producer: David Rane Running Time: 102 Minutes Language: English Country: Ireland (Feature Documentary) DOC NYC 2021 FESTIVAL SCREENINGS:  PUBLIC SCREENING: Sunday, November 14 at 4:05PMLocation: Cinepolis Chelsea Monday, November 15 at 1:15PMLocation: Cinepolis Chelsea An inspiring documentary from the filmmakers of School Life, YOUNG PLATO charts […]

October 20

Jerusalem Cinematheque’s Israel Film Archive Launches New Digital Film Archive – Making Israel’s Audiovisual History More Accessible Than Ever

Opens the cinematic treasures to the public worldwide, allowing a rare glimpse into tens of thousands of titles, from 1896 to present day The institution, home to one of the world’s great arthouse cinemas and annual Jerusalem Film Festival, invested $10 million in a digital revolution to bring massive archive of artistic and historical films – narrative […]

October 18

Taskovski newest title THE DANCE – BFI London world premiere

The Dance by Pat Collins Ireland, 2021, 87` Ten weeks before ‘Mám’ premieres in Dublin, acclaimed choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan brings a dozen international dancers, a European classical-contemporary music ensemble and concertina virtuoso Cormac Begley to the Dingle Peninsula for conversation, improvisation and rehearsal. Keegan-Dolan’s methods may initially seem haphazard for translating near-abstract ideas into movement and music, […]

October 15

N THEATERS DECEMBER 17 – Sundance award-winning Documentary ‘PRESIDENT’  EP’s Thandiwe Newton, Danny Glover-CAMILLA NIELSSON‘S CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED FILM ON THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY IN ZIMBABWE

IN THEATERS STARTING FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17SUNDANCE 2021 AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY PRESIDENT CAMILLA NIELSSON‘S CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED FILM ON THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY IN ZIMBABWE Executive Produced by Thandiwe Newton and Danny Glover “The way this film confronts the fragility of democracy and the ever-looming possibility of violence hit home for this American viewer in a way that was both harrowing and […]

October 15

Toronto Fringe Announces Programming for New Primetime Festival

Toronto FringeAnnounces Programming for NewPrimetime Festival The Toronto Fringe is proud to present their new festival, the Primetime Festival, with five digital theatrical experiences from October 30 – November 28, 2021. The Primetime Festival will include live and on-demand virtual presentations of works from Jacqui Du Toit, Mind of a Snail Puppet Co, Tita Collective, Velvet Wells, plus the opening night presentation of With Love and […]

October 15

The Redford Center and IF/Then Shorts Announce Finalists for $35,000 Grant Initiative. Six film projects highlighting stories of people, places, and paths to accessing the outdoors invited to participate in Nature Access pitch event at DOC NYCNew York, NY

IF/THEN SHORTS & THE REDFORD CENTER ANNOUNCE NATURE ACCESS SHORT FILM FINALISTS Six film projects highlighting stories of people, places, and paths to accessing the outdoors invited to participate in Nature Access pitch event at DOC NYCNew York, NY — The Redford Center and IF/Then Shorts, announced today the finalists for the inaugural IF/Then x The […]

October 13

NOW PLAYING IN NYC AT CINEMA VILLAGE; NATIONAL VIRTUAL CINEMA EVENT 11/10 ACCLAIMED NEW FILM ON THE SCIENCE BEHIND PSYCHEDELICS, CONSCIOUSNESS, & HEALING

From Area23a distributor of Fantastic Fungiand Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me comes… AWARD-WINNING & CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY FEATUREAWARE:GLIMPSES OFCONSCIOUSNESS “ENTERTAINING AND ENLIGHTENING.”– Bradley Gibson, Film Threat “Science and spirituality join forces in the mindful if heavily meditative documentary, Aware: Glimpses of Consciousness.”“Consciousness-elevating food for thought.”– Michael Rechtschaffen, Los Angeles Times “IT’S A REMARKABLE FILM.”“The documentary Aware: Glimpses of Consciousness is a heady experience – dare […]

October 13

GREENWICH ENTERTAINMENT WILL RELEASE MAYA SARFATY‘S AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY-LOVE IT WAS NOT IN THEATERS STARTING FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5 AT QUAD CINEMA IN NEW YORK CITY

GREENWICH ENTERTAINMENT WILL RELEASE MAYA SARFATY‘S AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY LOVE IT WAS NOT IN THEATERS STARTING FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5AT QUAD CINEMA IN NEW YORK CITY The impossible and tragic love story between Helena Citron, a young Jewish prisoner in Auschwitz, and the Austrian SS officer Franz Wunsch Featuring incredible eyewitness testimony, the film is based on Sarfaty’s 2016 Student Academy Award-winning short The […]

October 11

AWARD-WINNING SHORT SUBJECT DOCUMENTARY & OSCAR CONTENDER NOW STREAMING FROM THE NEW YORKER- “A BROKEN HOUSE”

Director Amar Chebib Joe Buffalo is an Indigenous skateboarding legend. He’s also a survivor of Canada’s notorious Indian residential-school system. Following a traumatic childhood and decades of addiction, Joe must face his inner demons to realize his dream of turning pro. Watch the film now at The New Yorker. WINNER – Audience Award at 2021 SXSW […]

October 11

OPENS THIS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8 IN LOS ANGELES AT LAEMMLE MONICA FILM CENTER AND MORE CITIES + HOLDING IN NYC AT FILM FORUM

“Karen Dalton: In My Own Time, which takes its title from her second album, is in tune with the haunting poetics of her work.”“The documentary’s…interviews with friends, bandmates, exes and her daughter, Abralyn (Abbe) Baird offer first-person recollections that are vivid and, in their quiet way, emotionally charged… Holds a crucial place in preserving her work…above all […]

October 08

Visual Communications Announces Award Winners For The 37th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival the Largest Fest of its Kind on the West Coast – I WAS A SIMPLE MAN; CANE FIRE; ZONA; CLOSING ANNISA; and F1-100 are Grand Jury Award Winners

Visual Communications Wraps 37th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Marking A Return to In-Person Theaters Grand Jury Prize Award Winners Include: Best Narrative Feature: I WAS A SIMPLE MAN by Christopher Makoto Yogi; Best Documentary Feature: CANE FIRE by Anthony Banua-Simon; Golden Reel – Best Narrative Short: ZONA by Masami Kawai (Academy Award® Qualified); Golden […]

October 08

FILM CAST ANNOUNCEMENT: ALLY MAKI, HAYDEN SZETO and PETER S. KIM LEAD THE CAST IN TOM HUANG’S “DEALING WITH DAD” – GEENA DAVIS’ BENTONVILLE WAY ENTERTAINMENT IS A PRODUCING PARTNER ON FAMILY DRAMEDY WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY HUANG

ALLY MAKI, HAYDEN SZETO and PETER S. KIM LEAD THE CAST IN TOM HUANG’S “DEALING WITH DAD” GEENA DAVIS LED BENTONVILLE FILM FESTIVAL PRODUCTION ARM, BENTONVILLE WAY ENTERTAINMENT, A PRODUCING PARTNER ON FAMILY DRAMEDY WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY HUANG LOS ANGELES, CA  – Principal photography was recently completed for “DEALING WITH DAD,” a film written and directed […]

October 08

Acclaimed documentary North by Current to have national broadcast and streaming debut on PBS television series POV & PBS.org on Monday, Nov. 1

Acclaimed documentary North by Current to have national broadcast and streaming debut on PBS television series POV & PBS.org on Monday, Nov. 1 Angelo Madsen Minax’s Poetic and Richly-Layered Document of Addiction, Trans Identity and Grief; Berlinale Selection and Grand Jury Harrell Award Winner for Best Film at the 2021 Camden International Film Festival WATCH THE TRAILER NOW “It is […]

October 07

Windrush Caribbean Film presents:The ‘Best of the Fest’, 1st – 31st October 2021

Following on the heels of a successful film festival, the organizers of the Windrush Caribbean Film Festival are proud to announce the streaming of the ‘Best of the Fest’.    As part of Black History Month, organizers will showcase the best of the 2021 festival for FREE.  From 1st October, film lovers will be able to log on to stream the […]

October 07

Award-winning documentary Storm Lake on family’s fight for community, local newspaper, journalism’s future is now in theaters and has its national TV debut on PBS on November 15th.

Featured on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross “The battle to keep journalism alive.” “Storm Lake is an elegiac heartland portrait…colored by the hope of endurance, both for the newspaper and the community it represents.” STORM LAKE A NEWSPAPER. A FAMILY. A COMMUNITY. Award-Winning Documentary Has Nationwide Theatrical Tour Ahead of November TV & Streaming Release […]