Documentary The Act Of Killing continues to be an early favorite in various non-fiction honors this Awards Season, picking up a key nomination by the European Film Academy.
Director Calin Peter Netzer discusses his leading lady Luminiţa Gheorghiu and his new film Child's Pose, which won the Golden Bear in Berlin and will have its New York Premiere at Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema in November.
Recent New York Film Festival debut The Square by Jehane Noujaim and 2013 New Directors/New Films titles Stories We Tell by Sarah Polley and Joshua Oppenheimer's The Act Of Killing are among the nominees unveiled today by the International Documentary Association for its 29th annual Documentary Awards.
Five finalists are in the running for the Puma Impact Award. The prize, given in partnership with BRITDOC, honors the documentary film that "has made the most significant positive impact on society or the environment and carries with it a €50,000 prize.
San Francisco Film Society is tipping its hat to Awards Season with its first annual "Fall Celebration," which will honor Fruitvale Station as well as NYFF 51 debuts Her, Nebraska and The Square.
The Academy named eight doc shorts eligible for the 2013 Oscar race Thursday.
Robert Redford, Bruce Dern, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Ralph Fiennes are winning accolades for their roles in films that premiered this week at the New York Film Festival. Most, if not all, will be likely contenders as Awards Season gains momentum this fall.
Hany Abu-Assad's Omar has been selected by the Palestinian Ministry of Culture as its entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar. The political thriller debuted in the Cannes Un Certain Regard section where it received a Jury Prize.