Get immature with this year's gross and hilarious Opening Night film Vulgaria, watch a hip-hop crew battle it out with zombies in Dead Bite and root for a Malaysian rapper as he tries to save a family's Chinese restaurant in Nasi Lemak 2.0.
Now in its 13th year, the Latinbeat film festival delivers a sampling of the best recent Latin American cinema, including bold new fiction works and strong documentaries that explore uncharted aspects of the region's history and culture and that travel beyond capital borders.
One of this year's film festival darlings finally arrives in theaters tomorrow! Before you see it, watch our discussion with the director, writer and crew following its screening as the surprise Closing Night film of this year's New Directors/New Films festival.
Get to know award-winning transmedia and alternate reality game (ARG) creator Andrea Phillips and join Convergence in celebrating the launch of her new book A Creator's Guide to Transmedia Storytelling with a special conversation on June 26!
The Belgian director discusses his latest film, which challenges the mainstream media's depiction of rural Africa and the AIDs epidemic, its reception in Ethiopia, and the challenges of making an intimate documentary. Little Heaven screens June 25 – 27 in the Human Rights Watch Film Festival.
A personal remembrance of film critic Andrew Sarris who, simply put, was one of the key reasons it is even possible to speak about film criticism as an art, plus video of Sarris introducing Luis Buñuel's The Exterminating Angel at NYFF '11.