This morning, the first lineup announcement for the 2016 Sundance Film Festival was made, revealing the feature selections in the Midnight section. The nine titles may be found here.
The festival will take place January 21-31. Remaining lineup announcements will be announced in the coming weeks.
Yesterday, I highlighted several of the competitive sections at IDFA, which launches its 28th edition tonight, Wednesday, November 18. This supplemental post provides an overview of the impressive fest’s many non-competitive sections, which, in addition to scores of standout titles which have been on the festival circuit this year, includes several less-familiar offerings not yet covered here. The latter are the focus of this overview: Continue reading
Just as America’s largest nonfiction festival, DOC NYC, wraps up, the world’s largest documentary event, Amsterdam’s IDFA, kicks off. The powerhouse fest celebrates its 28th edition between tomorrow, Wednesday, November 18 and Sunday, November 29, showcasing more than 170 new documentary features among scores more retrospective programming, shorts, and new media work. As in the past, IDFA’s massive scope necessitates splitting up this overview into two posts – today’s spotlights the various competitive sections, while tomorrow’s looks at non-competitive strands: Continue reading
This year’s DOC NYC preview concludes with the Short LIst, our re-presentation of some of this year’s most notable nonfiction, fifteen films likely to receive serious consideration during Awards Season. Continue reading
Montreal’s premier nonfiction event, RIDM, celebrates its 18th edition this year beginning tonight, Thursday, November 12, and wraps up next Sunday, November 22 with the debut of Pascal Sanchez’s LES VAILLANTS, an observational film set in a local public housing development. Approximately 70 new feature docs will screen over the course of the eleven-day festival, with highlights noted below: Continue reading
DOC NYC looks back to the past in returning section Docs Redux. Continue reading
DOC NYC PRO’s Insider Conference comes to a close on Thursday, November 19 with Breaking In, New Road Maps, a day focused on expanding the nonfiction space to diverse and emerging voices, Copresented by The City of New York Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and creative partner Chicken & Egg Pictures. All of the Insiders Conference DOC NYC PRO sessions include access to the new PRO Lounge, begin with morning bagels and coffee from 9:15-10:00am, and conclude with Happy Hours from 5:00-6:00pm. Continue reading