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Late, Late Breaking Cinematic News
2021 Bentonsville Film Festival Led by Academy Award® Winning Actress Geena Davis Launches August 2

An annual cinematic event and globally recognized platform that aims to amplify female, non-binary, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, and people with disabilities’ voices in entertainment. The week-long Festival, presented by the Bentonville Film Foundation, in partnership with founding sponsor Walmart and presenting sponsor Coca-Cola, is known for its dedication to championing marginalized and underrepresented voices in film with 65 percent of the competition titles directed by women, giving voice to directors who are  71 percent female, 75 percent BIPOC or AAPI and 33 percent LGBTQIA+.”
By Gregg W. Morris

TAILGATE
“The sort of film that’s so densely drenched in dread that it leaves you jumping, barking, screaming along with the characters and begging for some level of respite that you just know will likely never come.” – IMDb

From Film Movement, A North American Distributor of Award-Winning Independent and Foreign Films Based in New York City  Founded in 2002

Genre: Horror/Thriller
Running Time: 86 minutes
Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1 Widescreen
Audio: Dolby 5.1/2.0 Stereo
Language: English/Dutch with English Subtitles

Premiering in U.S. Theatrical venues, Virtual Cinema, VOD and Digital on July 30, Street Date: August 3, 2021. DVD: $24.9 Will be Available Exclusively at Walmart

Synopsis, Edited for Style

Hans, his wife and two kids are on a road trip to visit family, and after their vehicle, driven by dad, gets stuck behind a slow-moving van. Hans blows his cool, regresses to infantile road raging, macho derring-do, infuriating the van driver who just happens to be deranged beyond belief. [Please Note: Road Rage Stats for 2021].

Tailgate is an official selection at the badass film fests Sitges Film Festival and FrightFest.

Check out the Pics!

Uh Oh, will the kiddies bite the dust.  Picture, courtesy Movie Moment

Oh, no. Picture, courtesy Movie Moment

About Film Movement
Founded in 2002, Film Movement is a North American distributor of award-winning independent and foreign films based in New York City. It has released more than 250 feature films and shorts culled from prestigious film festivals worldwide including the Oscar-nominated films Theeb (2016) and Corpus Christi (2020). Film Movement’s theatrical releases include American independent films, documentaries, and foreign art house titles.
Its catalog includes titles by directors such as Hirokazu Kore-eda, Maren Ade, Jessica Hausner, Andrei Konchalovsky, Andrzej Wajda, Diane Kurys, Ciro Guerra and Melanie Laurent. In 2015, Film Movement launched its reissue label Film Movement Classics, featuring new restorations released theatrically as well as on Blu-ray and DVD, including films by such noted directors as Eric Rohmer, Peter Greenaway, Bille August, Marleen Gorris, Takeshi Kitano, Arturo Ripstein, King Hu, Sergio Corbucci, Ettore Scola and Luchino Visconti. For more information, please visit www.filmmovement.com. Visit www.filmmovementplus.com for more information about Film Movement Plus, the new subscription streaming service from Film Movement.
Gregg W. Morris

Peabody Awards Expand to Include New Categories for Digital and Interactive Storytelling

The Peabody Awards plan to recognize storytelling achievements across interactive, immersive and new media categories. An additional board of 10 newly appointed jurors, composed of esteemed industry experts, will lead Peabody in expanding the organization’s long-established pedigree to recognize works in digital and immersive formats. – By Gregg W. Morris

Quarantined Until Further Notice: A Photo Journalism Piece by a WORD Reporter Getting Ready for the Light at the end of the Tunnel

WORD reporter Niamh McAuliffe writes: Hunter hasn’t decided, as I’m wrapping up this article, about how classes are to be taught in fall, 2021; yet, I see this as the step in the right direction and a real sign that I and other students could be returning to what student life was like before we ever heard of the Coronavirus.

Late Breaking News.
ReelAbilities Film Festival

ReelAbilities Film Festival is the largest film festival in the world dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with disabilities. Post-screening discussions and other engaging programs bring communities together to explore, discuss, embrace, and celebrate the diversity of our shared human experience. The New York festival is the launching pad for an international program and its selections run satellite ReelAbilities festivals in over 20 cities worldwide.

Damn the Pandemic, Full Speed Ahead
David Dekle-Hills, Kedar Young and Sumaya Nasir Said They Are Stepping Up to Challenges As Best They Can

Emerging media major David Dekle-Hills, who lives in Howard Beach, Queens, said he experienced a period when he lost passion for his favorite endeavors but eventually brushed off the apathy. Film major Kedar Young, 22, who lives in Yonkers, said he found ways to be productive during the pandemic. Senior Sumaya Nasir, 22, said her friends really have helped her.
By Seon Pollard