The jury, composed of 18 esteemed industry professionals, will be responsible for determining all HollyShorts award-winners, including four that will qualify for the Academy Awards®. This year, the festival will screen 402 films, 180 43.3 percent are from female filmmakers…
Tickets went on sale June 23 for the 22nd edition of the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) presented by the New York Asian Film Foundation and Film at Lincoln Center (FLC).
It’s running from July 14–30 at Film at Lincoln Center with a special weekend of screenings, July 21–23, at a new venue in the historic Barrymore Film Center in Fort Lee, N.J., the birthplace of the motion picture industry in America. In the works are WORD Film reviews of pre-fest screeners provided for review. More about that later
WORD Reporters Areber Rexha and Malik Young interviewed Queens College student leaders about their experiences and opinions of their former college president, Felix V. Matos Rodriguez for a series of articles. This last article is based on interviews with a few Hunter students. The reporting for the series of articles, based on the Queens interviews, was recognized with a reward by the CUNY University Student Senate.
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This year’s diverse program of 14 films includes Russia’s submission for the 2019 Academy Awards®, SOBIBOR, directed by, and starring, Konstantin Khabensky; ANNA KARENINA: VRONSKY’S STORY, directed by Karen Shakhnazarov; a dramatic biopic THE STORY OF ONE APPOINTMENT, directed by Avdotya Smirnova. Visiting filmmakers and actors include filmmaker Alexey Uchitel, founder of Rock Studio Films; directors Karen Shakhnazarov, Olya Zueva, Susanna Alperina, and many others.