An unlikely story of a young Iranian woman's ambition to be an astronaut made its way to the world's biggest documentary festival, IDFA, this week, giving a glimpse at how the power of a dream can overcome fantastic odds.
The world's largest documentary festival, IDFA, hosted the World Premiere of Andreas Johnsen's Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case chronicling the embattled artist as he left detention and continued his fight with Chinese government while still under virtual house arrest. Shown with humor and panache, Ai Weiwei remains a transformative figure.
Martin Scorsese, Oliver Stone and Wes Anderson have recently released short films commissioned by major companies (Dolce & Gabbana, Prada and DirecTV) to promote their products. A cheap ploy to draw attention to perfume or a new avenue for filmmakers to explore their craft within a shorter format? You decide.
FilmLinc Daily spoke with Sir Jackie Stewart about his triumphant career as a trailblazing Formula One racer and the re-discovered groundbreaking documentary his friend Roman Polanski is once again bringing to the big screen. The film opens at Film Society this weekend.
Steve Buscemi will present a posthumous tribute to James Gandolfini at the 23rd annual Gotham Independent Film Awards on Monday, December 2. Gandolfini joins the previously announced tributes to Forest Whitaker, Richard Linklater and Katherine Oliver at the event.
Dern will receive the Career Achievement Award at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival as part of its Awards Gala.
Comedian Patton Oswalt will host the 29th annual Independent Spirit Awards ceremony on the beach in Santa Monica Saturday March 1, Josh Welsh, president of Film Independent said Tuesday.
Audiences will have a chance to kick up their heels once again as the 2014 Dance on Camera series takes shape. Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association unveiled the lineup for the 42nd annual festival, which will take place January 31 - February 4.