New York Film Festival premiere 12 Years A Slave came out on top with the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association, taking prizes for Best Film in addition to Best Actor for Chiwetel Ejiofor, Best Supporting Actress for Lupita Nyong'o, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Original Score and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Great Britain's official entry for Best Foreign Language Oscar consideration won three awards over the weekend at the the 16th Moët British Independent Film Awards including Best British Independent Film.
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association gave their choices for the best of 2013, choosing ties for some of its categories including Best Picture, which the group gave to both Alfonso Cuarón's Gavity and Spike Jonze's NYFF World Premiere Her.
Steve McQueen's New York Film Festival feature 12 Years A Slave received multiple honors from the Boston Society of Film Critics Sunday naming the film its choice for Best Picture, Best Actor for Chiwetel Ejiofor and Best Director.
The International Documentary Association (IDA) offered up its favorites for 2013, awarding Jehane Noujaim's NYFF51 doc The Square its Best Feature Award, while Laura Poitras (The Oath) was honored with a "Courage Under Fire" Award.
A new documentary on top-ranked high school basketball star Lenny Cooke, who never made it to the NBA, opens this week at the Film Society. We sat down with directors Josh and Benny Safdie to analyze Cooke's struggles, the business side of the draft, and the state of the game today.
On the occasion of the opening of Liv & Ingmar (NYFF50) on December 13, we're screening nine Bergman/Ullmann collaborations in "Liv and Ingmar: The Films," which will run concurrently with the brand new documentary.