Just as the weather put a damper on last year's Closing, wind and rain greeted the 66th Festival de Cannes Opening Night. Also in news: Locarno will honor Werner Herzog; Thomas Vinterberg will receive a European prize in Cannes; and Nantucket launches Haiti initiative with the Academy.
The Provincetown International Film Festival has unveiled details about its 15th edition: Lovelace to open, spotlights on I Am Divine and Pedro Almodóvar's I'm So Excited, and Harmony Korine to receive "Filmmaker on the Edge Award."
BAMCinemaFest reveals 2013 lineup; Bernardo Bertolucci to head 70th Venice Film Festival Jury; San Francisco International Film Festival announces award winners, and more in today's FilmLinc Digest!
The Los Angeles Film Festival has added two special screenings to its slate; Toronto will spotlight Athens in its City to City program; Sydney unveils its lineup; U.K. Critics honor Danny Boyle; and Zach Braff responds to criticism.
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.
On Saturday, Steven Soderbergh held Hollywood accountable (and movie audiences complicit) in hijacking cinema. Here's notes from his San Francisco speech.
Nicole Kidman and Ang Lee are among the eight selected for this year's Cannes jury; Gus Van Sant reportedly shot a steamy scene in hopes of winning the director's chair on Fifty Shades of Grey; Nantucket Film Festival unveils its lineup; Zach Braff turns to crowd-funding; and Metallica goes IMAX.
Cannes Critics' Week unveiled seven features and 10 shorts set for this year's Competition. Out of competition, Katell Quillévéré's Suzanne will open the sidebar, while David Lowery's Ain't Them Bodies Saints joins the selection as a Special Screening.