New York Film Festival Puts Tradition Into Turnaround To Meet The Drive-In Moment

McQueen, Lim noted, is the first filmmaker since Godard to have three films selected for New York’s main slate; in addition to Lovers Rock, he directed Mangrove and Red, White and Blue. The three come from his five-part Small Axe series, which will air on the BBC and stream on Amazon later in the fall. […]

Drive-In ‘Lovers Rock’: A NY Film Festival Unlike Any Other Honks Opening Horn

The film, one of the five installments in McQueen’s Small Axe anthology, will air on the BBC and stream on Amazon Prime this fall in the U.S. after initially being selected for Cannes. Perfectly suited to sundown on a late-summer night, the music-drenched and richly atmospheric work also screened at the Brooklyn Drive-In as part […]

Venice Film Festival Calls For Journalists To Hold Reviews Until Public Screenings

The desire to maintain press preview screenings for each film participating in the Festival and, at the same time, the advisability of respecting the traditional lapse of time between the first screening and the first comments, can only be achieved if journalists observe the embargo until the first official public screening of each film has begun.

Film Review: Steve McQueen’s New York Film Festival Opener ‘Lovers Rock’

Using plenty of islands argot that will be impossible for outsiders to fully understand, the partiers get down to business right away, pulling out the blunts, flirting and dancing. Given the brevity of the piece, the central figures, Martha (Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn) and Franklin (Michael Ward), necessarily meet early on; he’s the best-looking guy there […]

Toronto Film Festival Jury Winners: ‘Martin Eden’, ‘Murmur’, ‘How To Build A Girl’

As for the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI), the jury including Rita di Santo (UK), Frédéric Jaeger (Germany), Liam Lacey (Canada), Ruben Peralta Rigaud (Dominican Republic), Müge Turan (Turkey) and Claire Valade (Canada) selected the Discover sidebar’s Murmur “for its impressive, minimalist, and precise storytelling — both in its structure and its use of […]

Hamptons Int’l Film Festival Honors ‘This Is Not A Burial, It’s A Resurrection’ At 28th Event

Farewell Amor, directed by Ekwa Msangi, was awarded the New York Women in Film & Television Award for Directing which comes with a $2,000 prize. Coded Bias, directed by Shalini Kantayya, was awarded the New York Women in Film & Television Award for Excellence in Documentary Filmmaking, and a $1,000 cash prize.

Hanoi, HCM City host science film festival

The 10th Science Film Festival opened at Thuc Nghiem High School on October 14.—Photo courtesy of Goethe Institute As part of the Science Film Festival 2020, which is co-held by the Goethe Institute and THD Education Solutions Company, the institute offers full Sundays on October 25 and November 8 in Hanoi Goethe Institute and November 1 & 15 in HCMC General Science Library to […]

Malayalam Short Film Dr Pashupal Wins Big At The India Film Project Season 10

Dr Pashupal written by Sivaprasad Kashimankulam, stars Sanil Satyadev, Sujesh Meppayil, Abhilash Mani, Adarsh ​​Marakkadan and Gautham Pradeep. The camera for the film has been cranked by Vishnu Raveendran, while the editing is done by Mithun. The music for the entertainer is composed by Shafeek Mannarkkad. Vysakh Mithren is the assistant director of the film. […]

‘Art is therapy’: Richa Chadha treats theatre lovers with ‘magic’ clips of Chaplin Concert from El Gouna Film Festival

However, what particularly got fans of art excited was the screening of Chaplin’s The Kid , a hundred year old film which Richa watched with a live orchestra and theatre lovers could not keep calm after she shared brief clips from the event. Taking to her social media handles, Richa called it “magic” and treated […]

Gemma Chan & Freida Pinto To Star In ‘Mr. Malcolm’s List’ Based On Short Film

“Mr. Malcolm’s List is the perfect example of quality content created through an inclusive, intersectional lens,” said Amy Emmerich, Chief Content Officer, Refinery29. “Emma Holly Jones is a force with a fresh voice — we’re so honored to be an incubator for her talent and this story, and are thrilled to support this story as a […]