Condemnation from officials worldwide and a documentary that played at Sundance and the recent Human Rights Watch Film Festival at Film Society has failed to move the Russian government to release two jailed activists from feminist art collective/band Pussy Riot.
The World Premiere of Paul Greengrass' anticipated new film Captain Phillips starring Tom Hanks will screen as the Opening Night Gala at the 51st New York Film Festival.
Ahead of today's exciting announcement that Paul Greengrass' Captain Phillips will open the 51st New York Film Festival, the celebrated filmmaker chatted with FilmLinc Daily about his latest film, which stars two-time Academy Award winner and 2009 Film Society Chaplin Award honoree Tom Hanks.
Sound + Vision film Brothers Hypnotic by first-time filmmaker Reuben Atlas spotlights an unconventional band of eight brothers from a rough Chicago neighborhood who decidedly play outside the conventions of the music industry, pursuing their brash sound while catching the attention of celebs and their charismatic father.
The director behind our Sound + Vision Opening Night film discusses discovering Charles Bradley, finding a story through editing, and the process of making his first feature documentary.
The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) released details of the 35th edition of Independent Film Week, taking place at Lincoln Center in September. The annual event seeks to advance new projects by both emerging and established independent artists and filmmakers.
The Venice International Film Festival revealed its International Competition and Out of Competition slate and more today with 20 World Premieres competing for the event's Golden Lion Award. The 70th Venice International Film Festival takes place August 28 - September 7.
For the second year, a select group of aspiring film writers will participate in workshops and roundtable discussions and then hone their skills by covering the 51st New York Film Festival for FilmLinc Daily and Indiewire's Criticwire Blog. The deadline to apply is August 9.