Golden Lions; Gordon Green; Vimeo On Demand and Video On Demand; and the passing of two great film stars, all in today’s FilmLinc Digest.
The Los Angeles and Seattle film festivals unveiled details of their upcoming film festivals including competition and premieres. Also in news Wednesday, Hollywood star Deanna Durbin has died; Alex Gibney will direct a Frank Sinatra doc; and the world's "smallest" movie.
Anticipated doc Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's opens this weekend and Film Comment will host a pair of Benoît Jacquot films.
A collection of 3D shorts will close out a Cannes sidebar on May 23rd. Also in the news today, Harrison Ford will receive a San Francisco fest honor Colin Firth eyes Woody Allen's next film; and 'Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me' heads to theaters.
On Saturday, Steven Soderbergh held Hollywood accountable (and movie audiences complicit) in hijacking cinema. Here's notes from his San Francisco speech.