SXSW Film

Guide to Submitting a Short Film to the 2019 SXSW Film Festival

Your film must be <b>under 40 minutes</b> in length.<p>If your short film <b>HAS NOT</b> screened in Austin, Texas you are eligible to submit to SXSW. For more …

Filmmaking

Westworld Cast and Showrunners Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy at SXSW 2018

“Bring yourself back online” with the <b>Westworld</b> Featured Session at SXSW 2018. Moderated by <i>WIRED</i>‘s <b>Jason Tanz</b>, cast members of the <i>HBO</i> drama series</i> …

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ACROSS AMERICA: Is East Pittsburgh the new Ferguson? ‘Stranger Fruit’ documentary reminds one of Antwon Rose shooting (July 11)

While everybody was renewing their Starz subscription for the fifth season of “Power,” I was browsing through the new movies in my down time and …

African-American News

Chinese documentary tells story of child monks in Nepal – they fight, swear and are addicted to cell phones | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Hopakuli watches Bollywood films on his phone, dreams of becoming a monster-bashing superhero and aspires to make more money than a bank vault could …

Film Festivals

Style & Retail

Style & Retail<p>March 8-11, 2019 | Interactive Track<p>The Style & Retail Track features conversations around technology’s ever-evolving role in shaping …

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Death Metal Grandma

I first met Inge Ginsberg, the 96-year-old who’s recently become something of a death metal music icon, on a sunny August afternoon at her home two hours upstate from New York City. I’d half expected to see a place filled with Metallica paraphernalia, but it was nothing like that. Instead it felt …

Opinion

A Hiker’s Guide To Healing | With Cameron Esposito

Support the news<p>When Aspen Matis started hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, she was looking for solitude, safety and escape. She writes about in her …

Comedy

Film Review: Unfriended: Dark Web Proves That the Internet is Omniscient

<i>The following review was originally published as part of our coverage of the 2018 SXSW Film Festival.</i>It was easy to roll your eyes at the premise of …

Horror

'Unfriended: Dark Web' Trailer: The Sequel Loads Up Horrifying Snuff Films

When every minor horror hit gets a sequel, it’s a pleasant surprise when the follow-up turns to be actually, well, good. And now it can be a pleasant …

Horror

GALVESTON Trailer: Mélanie Laurent Does Pre-Fame Pizzolatto

When I saw <b>Galveston</b> - French actress/filmmaker Mélanie Laurent's adaptation of <i>True Detective</i> mastermind Nic Pizzolatto's early neo noir novel …

Galveston

Film Review: Eighth Grade Empathizes With the Confused Priorities of Middle School

A-<p><i>The following review was originally published as part of our coverage of the 2018 SXSW Film Festival.</i><p>Halfway through <i>Eighth Grade</i>, a police officer …

Middle School

Dear Producer: Divide/Conquer Producers on Taking Big Risks

<i>NOTE: the below article originally ran on the website</i> <b>Dear Producer</b> <i>and is being shared here courtesy of that website’s editor, Film Independent Fellow</i> …

Filmmaking

[WATCH] 'Stranger Fruit' Trailer About The Killing Of Mike Brown In Ferguson

Here is the first trailer for Stranger Fruit, the documentary written and directed by Jason Pollock that raised eyebrows at last year’s SXSW film …

Justice

Propose a Film Session for SXSW 2019

It seems like only yesterday we were celebrating the historic 25th edition of the <b>SXSW Film Festival</b>! Believe it or not, it’s time to start thinking …

Black Culture

Beyond 'Black Panther': Thanks to a wave of homegrown filmmakers, Oakland is having a Hollywood moment

The morning after the Warriors swept the Cavs to claim their second straight championship, the Town was still buzzing with Oakland pride as Boots Riley stepped out in the early summer sunshine.<p>Smiling strangers did double takes as the rapper, activist and filmmaker moved down the street. A Bay Area …

Black Panther

SXSW Alumni Film Releases – July 2018

Discover some of the <b>SXSW Film Festival</b> <b>alumni films and shows on release this month</b>, such as <i>Blindspotting</i>, <i>Eighth Grade</i>, and <i>Generation Wealth</i>. Continue …

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‘American Honey’ Star Sasha Lane Inks With WME

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Sasha Lane, who starred in Andrea Arnold’s 2016 Cannes-winning pic <i>American Honey</i> in her first feature role, has signed with WME. The part …

Hollywood

"The Massacre at the Capital Gazette, Decision 3.0, and Failing to Report on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Name<p>Description<p>Released<p>Price<p>1<p>ExplicitThe Massacre at the Capital Gazette, Decision 3.0, and Failing to Report on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez | The Press …

Bachelorette Party

SXSW PanelPicker Tip #6: Solo > Panel

The Forrest Four-Cast: July 1, 2018<p>SXSW is now accepting speaking proposals for March 2019 via the PanelPicker interface. If you have a great session …

SXSW

Marwencol | Artist Mark Hogancamp | Independent Lens | PBS

Unable to afford therapy, Mark decided to create his own. In his backyard, he built Marwencol, a 1/6th scale World War II-era town that he populated …

Film Festivals

"Why ‘Sicario’ Needed a Sequel, With Stefano Sollima

Name<p>Description<p>Released<p>Price<p>1<p>ExplicitWhy ‘Sicario’ Needed a Sequel, With Stefano Sollima | The Big Picture (Ep. 489)<p>The Ringer’s Sean Fennessey and …

Bachelorette Party

You Must Watch Watch Wes Hurley's "Little Potato" Now

by Charles Mudede<br>My favorite short film of 2017, and one that won many awards—even at top festivals like SXSW Film Festival—is now available on …

Film Festivals

Watch Eastbound & Down Online: How to Stream Full Episodes

<i>Eastbound & Down</i> is a sports comedy series produced by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay. The series lasted four seasons, from February 2009 through …

TV

Nelson Mandela at 100

• Home<br>• Nelson Mandela at 100<p>Monday, July 9, 2018 | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm<p><b>Symphony Space</b><b>2537 Broadway, New York, NY 10025</b>http://www.symphonyspace.org/<p>Nelson …

Travel (South Africa)

Joel Potrykus Passed on Directing a Sequel to ‘Project X’ to Make a Wacky Y2K Movie in a Garage

The Michigan-based filmmaker tells IndieWire about how he made the rounds in Hollywood, said no to everything, and found his niche back home.<p>It’s …

Film Festivals

5 Stories to Help Get Over Your Fear of HIV Tests

Today is national HIV Testing Day, offering a reminder of why it's important to know your status.

LGBTQI

‘Damsel’ Gives Robert Pattinson the Most Shocking Moment of His Career, and He Loved Every Second of It

The pivotal twist in the Zellner brothers' new movie proves once and for all Pattinson is the most exciting actor working today.<p><i>[Editor’s note: The</i> …

Celebrity News

‘Support the Girls’ Trailer: Regina Hall Manages a Sports Bar in Andrew Bujalski’s New Comedy

Magnolia Pictures has released the first trailer for the upcoming comedy <b>Support the Girls</b>. Written and directed by <b>Results</b> and <b>Computer Chess</b> filmmaker</b> …

Film Festivals

Watch Neil Young Revisit ‘Peace Trail’ for New ‘Paradox’ Video

Neil Young revisits his 2016 song “Peace Trail” for the rocker’s latest music video, featuring footage from Young and Promise of the Real’s surreal …

Film Festivals

Jesse Eisenberg-Produced Documentary ‘The World Before Your Feet’ Finds Distribution (EXCLUSIVE)

Greenwich Entertainment has acquired Jeremy Workman’s documentary “The World Before Your Feet,” and will release the film theatrically later this …

Hollywood