Film Festivals

Swiss Fests Pact on ‘Connect to Reality’ Initiative to Boost Local Film Industry

The Locarno, Zurich, and Geneva Tous Écrans festivals have joined forces to launch a collective initiative and think tank called Connect to Reality …

Film Industry

Cannes fetes itself with massive 70th anniversary bash

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Festival is celebrating its 70th anniversary by bringing together an array of stars, filmmakers and former Palme d'Or winners.<p>On Tuesday, Cannes gathered more than 100 big names from across cinema to pose for a photo together. Eleven Palme d'Or winners were flanked …

Entertainment

All the Best Celebrity Instagrams from Cannes 2017

Cannes is known for glam parties and red carpets, but things are just as chic behind-the-scenes. Here are the best celebrity Instagrams from the famous film festival.

Fashion

With Bong leading the way, Gyllenhaal goes big in 'Okja'

CANNES, France (AP) — Jake Gyllenhaal says he was motivated by one goal above all others while shooting the fantasy "Okja": making his Korean director giggle.<p>"It's legitimately fun to get him to laugh off-camera," Gyllenhaal said in an interview alongside "Okja" director Bong Joon-ho who was, …

Celebrity News

Cannes film festival: Netflix movie Okja marred by boos and technical problems

The Cannes film festival has apologised after technical problems and audience unrest disrupted the screening of Netflix’s first movie at the competition.<p>Okja was booed when the Netflix logo appeared.<p>The movie also had to be stopped and restarted five minutes after it was shown in the wrong aspect …

Cannes Film Festival

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 05.19.17

Welcome to the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos …

Fishing

Cannes film festival 2017: In pictures

The Cannes international film festival that celebrates cinema worldwide kicked with pomp. A look at the celebs who graced the red carpet and added …

Cannes Film Festival

Film Festival Torched for Giving Special Award to Casey Affleck

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Conservative POV

Cannes 2017 Celebrities: Photos of the Film Festival | Hollywood Reporter

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Entertainment

Singapore's summer film festival season is here

While we love brain-numbing blockbusters that'll be hitting the screens this summer, a continuous supply of indie films is so much better. They …

Singapore

Winners of the First-Annual UPTOGOOD Social Impact Film Festival Announced!

The first-annual UPTOGOOD Impact Film Festival was thrilled to announce their two winners and six runner ups, out of 356 student submissions, at the …

Social Enterprise

ʻThe Roots of ‘Uluʻ and ʻThe New Environmentalistsʻ at Volcano Art Center

Image from “The Roots of ‘Ulu.” Courtesy of Volcano Art Center.<p>Volcano Art Center will host film screenings of “The Roots of ‘Ulu” and an episode of …

Hawaii

'Netflix will have to suck it up': why the Cannes film festival is not so chill

The streaming giant has had a spoke in its wheel after protests over two of its Cannes films not being released in cinemas. But if it wants the kudos, Netflix will have to toe the line<p>You’ve heard of Netflix’n’chill. The Cannes film festival is having a Netflix’n’not-chill moment. A …

Netflix

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 05.12.17

Welcome to the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos …

Fishing

Palestinian film festival opens in Gaza

| GAZA<p>The Gaza Strip's film festival opened on Friday with artists and audience walking along a red carpet laid on a floor built from the rubble of homes destroyed in wars with Israel.<p>Organisers of the Red Carpet Human Rights Film Festival, running for the third time since 2015, say the goal is to …

World News

Chicago Critics Film Festival 2017 – Take Me (2017)

<b>Take Me</b>, 2017.<p>Directed by Pat Healy.<br>Starring Taylor Schilling, Pat Healy, Alycia Delmore, and Jim O’Heir.<p><b>SYNOPSIS:</b><p>Ray is a fledgling entrepreneur who …

Orange Is the New Black

GI Film Festival Trailer Wars final: 'The Colonel' vs. 'American Veteran'

After more than a month of voting, thousands of ballots cast and 14 entrants shown the exit, two films will square off for the title of best trailer …

Social Media

Radical Storytelling Through Virtual Reality At The Define American Film Festival

<i>“Movies are the most powerful empathy machine in all the arts. When I go to a great movie I can live somebody else’s life for a while. I can walk in somebody else’s shoes. I can see what it feels like to be a member of a different gender, a different race, a different economic class, to live in a</i> …

Virtual Reality

Panel announced for '12th and Clairmount' screening

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>In 1967, Detroit erupted in one of the worst riots in American history, a rebellion against police brutality and racial inequality …

Documentaries

L.A. Film Festival competition lineups mix familiar faces with fresh discoveries

The L.A. Film Festival announced the lineups for the competition sections for its 2017 edition on Tuesday. Playing in the sections of U.S. fiction, documentary, world fiction, L.A. Muse and Nightfall will be 48 feature films representing 32 countries with 37 world premieres.<p>Continuing the …

Reel Minds film festival at UM to shine spotlight on mental illness

<i>This article has been updated to reflect the new location for the Reel Minds Miami Mental Health Film Festival at University of Miami.</i><p>Kathy Coppola’s …

Mental Disorders

European Film Festival opens with more interaction

The European Film Festival, which opened nationwide on the 5th of May 2017 at Cinema Nouveau and is running concurrently in Johannesburg, Cape Town, …

Europe

Colcoa French Film Festival Prizes Go to ‘Mr. and Mrs. Adelman,’ ‘A Woman’s Life’

The Franco-American Cultural Fund has released the winners for the 21st annual Colcoa French Film Festival, which wrapped May 2.<p>Directed by Nicolas …

Entertainment

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 05.05.17

Welcome to the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos …

Fishing

If You’re In NYC This Weekend, Check Out This Nuyorican Film Festival

Friday, May 5 and Sunday, May 7 at The New School.<p>On The Welfare Line With My Grandma: A Film Festival Of Forgotten Nuyorican Cinema, is happening …

Audra McDonald-Led HELLO AGAIN to Close Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival

Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival today revealed the Closing Gala, Centerpiece Gala and Premieres programme, finalizing the 2017 lineup of …

The Overlook Film Festival turns an iconic location into a horror mecca

It was the selling point, the sizzle, the wow: The first annual Overlook Film Festival, a showcase of new horror movies for serious fans, took place …

Horror Movies

Film Festival Roundup: BAMcinemaFest Unveils Full Slate, SIFF Picks Lineup, LAFF Announces Opener and More

Plus: PIFF, Greenwich and AFI DOCS add to their slates, and COLCOA and Sunscreen name award winners.<p><i>Keep up with the always-hopping film festival</i> …

Manhattan

This Woman Combined Her Passion For Activism With Her Love Of Cinema To Enact Change

The director/founder of the New York African Film Festival, Mahen Bonetti, talks to ESSENCE about showcasing the work of African filmmakers.<p><i>Mahen</i> …

Festivals

ReelAbilities film festival showcases documentaries by and about the disabled

There is a difficult moment in the U.S. documentary <i>Swim Team</i> in which a mother asks her teenage son if he understands that he is different from the other kids at school. His condition, she explains, is called autism. But Robert Justino, a champion swimmer and captain of his high-school team, shrugs …

Autism