Category: Film

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Lineup For Convergence at 54th New York Film Festival

Nine new works include two World Premieres, audience-directed narrative films, large-scale installations, virtual and augmented reality projects, and more immersive storytelling innovations Plus: Talks featuring ILMxLAB’s Hilmar Koch & Nick Rasmussen, StoryCode’s Mike Knowlton, producer Lindsay Doran on the psychology…

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Revivals Lineup for 54th New York Film Festival

New restorations of Kenji Mizoguchi’s Ugetsu, Marlon Brando’s One-Eyed Jacks, Edward Yang’s Taipei Story, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea’s Memories of Underdevelopment, anniversary revivals of The Battle of Algiers and Harlan County USA, long-lost shorts by late master Jacques Rivette, and more…

GKIDS Takes North American Rights of THE GIRL WITHOUT HANDS

From 42West.Net Press Release Edited by Gregg Morris, May 18, 2016 THE GIRL WITHOUT HANDS is written and directed by Sébastien Laudenbach, adapted from the Brothers Grimm fairytale and produced by Les Films Sauvages. In hard times, a miller sells…

Human Rights Watch Festival Schedule

Edited by Gregg Morris PROGRAM DETAILS [May 11 update]  Link to first story Opening Night Film & Reception Friday, June 10, 6:30 pm – Film Society of Lincoln Center HOOLIGAN SPARROW (New York premiere screening + panel discussion) Nanfu Wang—2016—83m—doc—In English and…

Epic Pictures Group Acquires Sci-Fi Somnus for Cannes

Edited by Gregg Morris gmorris@hunter.cuny.edu Film production, financing and distribution studio Epic Pictures Group has acquired the worldwide sales and distribution rights to the sci-fi thriller SOMNUS, written by Russell Owen and Chris Reading who also directs. Reading’s directorial debut,…

Boom Bust Boom – A Tatiana Villamil PhotoJournalistic Film Review

By Tatiana Villamil Prologue After meeting with Theo Kocken, an economics professor and entrepreneur, Terry Jones decided to co-write and co-direct BOOM BUST BOOM along with son, Bill Jones, and Ben Timlett. BOOM BUST BOOM opened Theatrically March 11 in…