The Film Society's Kent Jones and Dennis Lim co-signed a growing list of international film festival staff in support of the Beijing Independent Film Festival, which was not allowed to open recently. The statement, co-signers, and background information are included here.
Richard Linklater has done it again. Two decades after hitting the indie filmmaking scene with his seminal feature Slacker, he has unveiled a new film that could very well be a spyglass into growing up in the 2000s. The filmmaker and cast discussed the remarkable Boyhood in Berlin.
Peruvian filmmaker Claudia Llosa made her mark on the Berlin International Film Festival in 2009, winning the event's top prize (the Golden Bear) for her second film The Milk of Sorrows. She's back with her new feature, Aloft, starring Jennifer Connelly and Cillian Murphy.
The Miami International Film Festival announced their lineup today, complete with career tributes, awards galas and films from directors Michael Radford, John Turturro, Joe Berlinger and more.
The Provincetown Film Society named filmmaker and festival consultant Mitch Levine its new head Thursday. He will take on the CEO role, replacing long-time chief Gabby Hanna who announced her retirement from the post last summer.
AFI Fest unveiled its winners Thursday during a brunching the heart of Hollywood. The Los Angeles festival, which screened 84 features opened with the North American premiere of John Lee Hancock's Saving Mr. Banks and is closing tonight with the Coens' Inside Llewyn Davis, which had its U.S. premiere at NYFF.
Mexican filmmaker Diego Quemada-Diez's The Golden Cage and French drama Suzanne by Katell Quillévéré received top prizes at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, which concluded over the weekend.