Venice Adds Nate Parker’s ‘American Skin’ to Lineup

Venice Adds Nate Parker’s ‘American Skin’ to Lineup

By Nick Vivarelli | Variety U.S. director Nate Parker’s drama “American Skin,” his second feature after “The Birth of a Nation,” has been added to the Venice Film Festival lineup. Parker both directs and stars in the movie, which will have its world premiere on the...
‘The Dead Don’t Die’ to Open Cannes

‘The Dead Don’t Die’ to Open Cannes

By Elsa Keslassy and Brent Lang | Variety Jim Jarmusch’s “The Dead Don’t Die,” a star-studded zombie film that finds Bill Murray, Chloe Sevigny, Adam Driver and Tilda Swinton facing off against a horde of the undead, is set to kick off the Cannes Film Festival on May...
Salem Horror Fest 2019

Salem Horror Fest 2019

Greetings Horror Fans, We live in fear. Fear of failure, commitment, each other, and beyond. It’s one of the few things that unites us all. Salem knows this more than most. Over 300 years ago, twenty people were executed here. Their only crime was being politically...
5th Annual Ax Wound Film Festival

5th Annual Ax Wound Film Festival

Women in Horror Month is thrilled to bring you the 5th annual Ax Wound Film Festival on November 15th & 16th, 2019 at the Hooker-Dunham Theater & Gallery in Brattleboro, Vermont. Our event features one evening followed by a full day of horror films made by...
Submit Films to Reel Sisters 2019!

Submit Films to Reel Sisters 2019!

The Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series is a two-day annual film festival founded by African Voices magazine and LIU’s Media Arts Dept., Brooklyn Campus. Established in 1997, Reel Sisters (www.reelsisters.org) is dedicated to...
Cairo Film Festival Undergoes Radical Revamp

Cairo Film Festival Undergoes Radical Revamp

  Nick Vivarelli | Variety The Cairo Film Festival, for its 40th edition, is reinventing itself. With Egyptian producer Mohamed Hefzy at the helm who, at 43, is its youngest president, the oldest fest in the Arab and African worlds is undergoing a radical revamp...
2018 AFI Fest Lineup Revealed

2018 AFI Fest Lineup Revealed

Pete Hammond | Deadline Hollywood The American Film Institute today unveiled its full lineup of galas that will screen at this year’s AFI Fest, and judging from the list it looks like Netflix is conquering yet another fall film festival with no less than three of the...
22nd Annual Urbanworld Film Festival

22nd Annual Urbanworld Film Festival

VENUE: New York’s AMC Empire 25. DATE: September 19-23, 2018 from Shadow and Act The 22nd Annual Urbanworld Film Festival has added Steve McQueen’s Widows starring Viola Davis and the Amandla Stenberg-starring The Hate U Give to its film screening slate....
Widows to Open the 62nd BFI London Film Festival

Widows to Open the 62nd BFI London Film Festival

from the BFI official website The 62nd BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is thrilled to announce that this year’s Opening Night gala will be Academy Award-winner Steve McQueen’s Widows. The international premiere will take place on...
NYFF56 Unveils Main Slate

NYFF56 Unveils Main Slate

from NYFF56 This year’s Main Slate showcases films from 22 different countries, including new titles from celebrated auteurs, extraordinary work from directors making their first NYFF bows, and captivating features that wowed audiences at international festivals. Five...
LA Film Festival Moves Date and Announces 2018 Lineup

LA Film Festival Moves Date and Announces 2018 Lineup

Matt Warren | LA Film Festival The 2018 LA Film Festival’s diverse slate also include 41 short films and 10 short episodic works representing 26 countries. Across the competition categories, 42% of the films are directed by women and 39% by people of color. More...
Fantastic Fest Announces 2018 Programming

Fantastic Fest Announces 2018 Programming

Dino-Ray Ramos | Deadline Hollywood The 14th annual Fantastic Fest pulls from all over the globe to bring audiences the best in horror, sci-fi, cultish, and bizarre when it comes to film. Right out of the gate, the first wave of films impresses with the J.J....
The 75th Venice Film Festival Lineup

The 75th Venice Film Festival Lineup

Venezia 75 Competition An international competition comprising a maximum of 20 feature-length films, presented as world premieres. (There are 21 this year) The Mountain, dir: Rick Alverson Doubles Vies, dir: Olivier Assayas The Sisters Brothers, dir: Jacques Audiard...
TIFF 2018 Lineup Revealed

TIFF 2018 Lineup Revealed

by Nancy Tartaglione | Deadline Hollywood The Toronto Film Festival has unveiled its roster of Gala and Special Presentations screenings for the 2018 edition which runs September 6-16. Among the world premieres are Felix Van Groeningen’s Beautiful Boy starring Steve...
2018 Tribeca Film Festival

2018 Tribeca Film Festival

by Trey Mangum | Shadow and Act The Tribeca Film Festival announced its 2018 lineup Wednesday. This year’s festival takes place April 18 – 29. It has a record 44 films directed by women – 46% of the 96 titles – the highest percentage in the Festival’s history....
2018 Spirit Awards Complete Winners List

2018 Spirit Awards Complete Winners List

by Dino-Ray Ramos, Anthony D’Alessandro and Matt Grobar | Deadline Hollywood Get Out took home the top prize of Best Feature tonight at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Peele also took home the trophy for Best Director in what could possibly be one of the...
SXSW 2018 Film Festival Lineup Announced

SXSW 2018 Film Festival Lineup Announced

from Shadow and Act… The lineup has been announced for the 25th SXSW South by Southwest Conference and Festival. The festival runs from March 9 to March 18 in Austin, Texas. Feature films are placed into 12 categories: Narrative Feature Competition, Documentary...
Cannes Film Festival Moves Dates For 2018

Cannes Film Festival Moves Dates For 2018

Peter White | Deadline Hollywood “The Cannes Film Festival will start one day earlier than in previous years but will run for the same length of time, according to the organisers. The 71st Festival de Cannes will begin on Tuesday, May 8 and run until Saturday May 19,...
Keenen Ivory Wayans To Be Honored By Austin Film Festival

Keenen Ivory Wayans To Be Honored By Austin Film Festival

Anita Busch | Deadline Hollywood Filmmaker Walter Hill and comedian/filmmaker Keenen Ivory Wayans are both being honored this year in Austin at the annual Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference. Hill, whose film career goes back decades with such films as The...
BFI London Film Festival Unveils 2017 Lineup

BFI London Film Festival Unveils 2017 Lineup

Joe Utichi | Deadline Hollywood The 61st BFI London Film Festival has announced its full lineup for the 2017 festival. Running October 4-16, the festival will screen 242 films with 29 world premieres, 8 international premieres and 34 European premieres. There will be...
NYFF55 Slate Dominated by Amazon, Netflix

NYFF55 Slate Dominated by Amazon, Netflix

Gordon Cox | Variety The New York Film Festival has announced the full list of films on its tightly curated main slate — and the roster shows just how quickly streaming services have become major players in the film industry, with all three of the previously announced...
20th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival 2016

20th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival 2016

VENUE: AMC Empire 25 in midtown Manhattan, with Opening Night at the SVA Theater in Chelsea in NYC. DATE: September 21 – 25, 2016 The Urbanworld Film Festival, founded in 1997 by Stacy Spikes, is the largest internationally competitive festival of its kind, hosted in...

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