The director will be the 12th recipient of the Jaeger-LeCoultre prize since its inception in 2006.
Previous recipients of the Maverick Award include Steve Buscemi and Jonathan Demme.
The latest from documentarian Wang Bing looks at the final days in the life of an elderly farmer. read more
Billy McFarland has reportedly moved back in with his parents.
Glenn Close will receive the Golden Icon Award at the Zurich Film Festival. The six-time Academy Award nominee will also present her latest film at the Festival, “The Wife.” “From her commanding portrayal of Patty Hewes in “Damages” to the glorious Marquise de Merteuil in Stephen Frears’ “Dangerous Liaisons” via Alex Forrest and Cruella De… […]
Remarking on Thriller 3D’s “spectacular visuals,” director John Landis teases that viewers also will be treated to a shocking surprise. read more
Films from Jim Sheridan, John Stamos and Brett Gursky will play on opening night. read more
The Lumineers will also headline the Central Park concert, with the Chainsmokers, Pharrell Williams, Big Sean, Andra Day and Alessia Cara also performing at the event. read more
The fire engulfed the Tomorrowland Unite stage on Saturday night. read more
A spectacular fire at a music festival has forced the evacuation of over 20,000 concertgoers in Barcelona.
After winning the Silver Bear in Berlin, Aki Kaurismäki’s “The Other Side of Hope” will open the 23rd edition of the Sarajevo Film Festival. “The Other Side of Hope” will screen at the National Theatre and the Raiffeisen Open Air Cinema in Sarajevo on Aug. 11. “The Other Side of Hope” marks the Finnish master’s… […]
Lots of acts in smaller print on the Panorama lineup are worth attention.
ROME – Spanish cinematographer Jose Luis Alcaine, known for his vivid color palette and his work with Pedro Almodovar and other influential directors, will be recognized by the Locarno Film Festival with its Vision Award honoring technical achievements and advancements in film. Besides working on five Almodovar films, including “Women on the Verge of a… […]
Forget about dirty Oscar campaigning. This year’s biggest awards season brawl is over which festival gets dibs on the next “La La Land.” When the Venice Film Festival announces its roster of titles Thursday, expect many of the English-language offerings to screen in the earlier days of the Italian gathering. That’s because organizers have been… […]
The French filmmaker will preside over the international competition. read more
An insider told us VIPs “initially thought it was an art display” or promotion by one of this year’s sponsors.
“Claws” star Niecy Nash skips film festival, reason remains unclear
Talk about pedal power! This year’s annual Bike Film Festival is a 50-film statement of the empowerment.
The 19th annual Cape Cod film event also honored Sofia Coppola, Chloe Sevigny and Aubrey Plaza, while the first feature awards went to ‘Brigsby Bear’ and ‘Suzanne Bartsch: On Top.’ read more