Articles tagged film festivals

Films on the Black-White Riff Are at Forefront at Toronto Film Festival

Movies about racial politics and identity will fill the streets of the Canadian city, injecting Hollywood into a cultural debate — and kicking off a period of Oscar movies that could both inform and reveal a continent’s racial attitudes.

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7 Sep 2016 // 11:45 AM

Can ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Redeem Mel Gibson?

With this, his fifth feature film as director, Mel Gibson is the toast of the Lido, after being toast himself, or perilously near it, in Hollywood and environs.

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13 Apr 2016 // 11:55 AM

Tribeca Film Festival 2016 Gives Art-Centric Films Their Close-Up

Art-centric films are being made often these days, and the New York-based Tribeca, which is known for its documentaries, will put many of them on display.

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28 Jan 2016 // 11:27 AM

Sundance 2016 Gets First Crack at Literary Hoax

With vast access to Laura Albert’s copious archives and thoughtful on-camera remembrances, Jeff Feuerzeig Feuerzeig constructs a tightly woven and almost unbelievable yarn.

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27 Jan 2016 // 10:20 AM

Sundance 2016: ‘The Birth of a Nation’ Takes Sundance by Storm

The Birth of a Nation is inspired by a true story that saw a small group of slaves, starting out with rudimentary weapons, eventually take on white slaveowners and their families, killing about 60 of them.

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26 Jan 2016 // 11:48 AM

Six Must-See Films Scheduled to Screen at Sundance

Here are the six films you should brave the elements for in Park City this week.

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Sundance 2016: Kelly Reichardt and James Schamus Show Their Talent to Adapt

In talking to both Schamus and Reichardt about the challenges, difficulties and satisfactions of adaptation, it was striking that their experiences were both similar and disparate.

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Sundance 2016: Director of ESPN’s ‘O.J.: Made in America’ Finds New Ground on Simpson

Although it features a very compelling figure, the most fascinating character in O.J.: Made in America isn’t the former football star; it’s us.

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Sundance 2016: A Film Festival Tackles Gun Violence, From Many Angles

When the Sundance Film Festival begins Thursday, it will do so with a rare accumulation of movies about the subject of gun safety.

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“A Kind of Liberation”: An Interview with Małgorzata Szumowska About ‘Body/Ciało’

At the London Film Festival, Alex Ramon talks to Małgorzata Szumowska about her new film, Body/Ciało, honoured at this year's Berlin and Gdynia Festivals.

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NYFF 2015: ‘The Walk’ - Philippe Petit’s Achievement Is Now Family Friendly

Before Man on Wire was released, Robert Zemeckis planned to turn the children's book The Man Who Walked Between the Towers into a feature film.

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Gdynia Film Festival 2015: New Polish Cinema Overview + ‘Karbala’

The 40th Gdynia Film Festival, the most prestigious film event in Poland, has the fortune to be taking place in a hugely significant and successful year for Polish cinema.

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Venice Film Festival 2015: Anomalisa + Rabin, the Last Day + To Sleep with Anger + De Palma

Anomalisa, Rabin, the Last Day, To Sleep with Anger and De Palma make for one hell of a day

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Venice Film Festival 2015: ‘Courted’ + ‘Frenzy’

Falling in love in Courted and falling apart in fear in Frenzy.

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Venice Film Festival 2015: ‘The Danish Girl’ + ‘The Wait’ + ‘A War’

All eyes on Denmark and shelter from the rain..

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Venice Film Festival 2015: ‘Neon Bull’ + ‘Looking for Grace’ + ‘Beasts of No Nation’

The 72nd Venice Film Festival kicks off with Neon Bull, Looking for Grace and Beasts of No Nation

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29 Jul 2015 // 10:08 AM

Toronto Film Festival Looking Beyond Awards Season

What will it mean that Toronto is entering the second year of a policy meant to incentivize award-season hopefuls to head in its direction instead of stopping by the Telluride Film Festival first?

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Los Angeles Film Festival 2015

The Los Angeles Film Festival continues to lean in amongst a decidely crowded festival market.

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