Pingyao International Film Festival unveils line-up for second edition

Pingyao International Film Festival unveils line-up for second edition Festival will open with omnibus film Half The Sky from five female directors. Mohamed Ben Attia’s Dear Son (pictured), Yeo Siew Hua’s A Land Imagined and The Man Who Surprised Everyone, from Natasha ...

Jia Zhangke’s Pingyao Festival Returns for Second Edition

The second edition of the Pingyao International Film Festival will kick off next month with a screening of “Half The Sky,” in which five female directors approach the subject of womanhood and ...

San Sebastian: Exploring Teen Angst in Brazil’s ‘Butterfly Diaries’

San Sebastian: Exploring Teen Angst in Brazil’s ‘Butterfly Diaries’ Participating in San Sebastian’s Europe-Latin America Co-production Forum, Paula Kim’s debut feature “Butterfly Diaries” is pitched along the lines of controversial series “13 Reasons Why” and Marti ...

Locarno: Stray Dogs Secures Dominga Sotomayor’s ‘Too Late to Die Young’ (Exclusive)

In one of the key deals in the run-up to next week’s Locarno Festival, Paris-based Stray Dogs has closed international sales rights on “Tarde para morir joven” (Too Late to Die Young), the anticipated ...

Weekly Update for April 6: Women Centric, Directed, and Written Films Playing Near You

“You Were Never Really Here”Films About Women Opening This Week“The Miracle Season”: Ld Entertainment The Miracle Season — Co-Written by Elissa Matsueda Based on the inspiring true story of West ...

Weekly Update for March 30: Women Centric, Directed, and Written Films Playing Near You

“Outside In”Films About Women Opening This Week Gemini “Gemini” A heinous crime tests the complex relationship between a tenacious personal assistant (Lola Kirke), and her Hollywood starlet boss ...

Weekly Update for February 23: Women Centric, Directed, and Written Films Playing Near You

“Annihilation”Films About Women Opening This Week Annihilation After her husband disappears, a biologist (Natalie Portman) signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition in an environmental disaster ...

Interview: Director Daniela Thomas on ‘Vazante,’ Presented by Music Box Films of Chicago

Chicago – A vital and obscure piece of Brazilian history is exposed in the new film “Vazante,’ directed by Daniela Thomas, and is the latest film to be distributed by Music Box Films of Chicago. ...

Weekly Update for February 2: Women Centric, Directed, and Written Films Playing Near You

“A Fantastic Woman”Films About Women Opening This Week A Fantastic Woman Marina (Daniela Vega) and Orlando (Francisco Reyes) are in love and planning for the future. Marina is a young waitress and ...

Weekly Update for January 26: Women Centric, Directed, and Written Films Playing Near You

“Please Stand By”Films About Women Opening This Week Please Stand By (Also Available on VOD) A young autistic woman (Dakota Fanning) runs away from her caregiver in order to boldly go and deliver ...

Weekly Update for January 19: Women Centric, Directed, and Written Films Playing Near You

“Forever My Girl”Films About Women Opening This Week Mary and the Witch’s Flower — Co-Written by Riko Sakaguchi “Mary and the Witch’s Flower” Mary (Ruby Barnhill) is a plain, young girl, stuck in a ...

movies by or about women opening Us/Can from Fri Jan 12 (updated)

wide Proud Mary [IMDb] pictured Taraji P. Henson stars at a hitwoman for the Boston mob. (male writers and director) The Post [my review] Meryl Streep costars as Washington Post publisher ...

Brazilian Drama ‘Vazante’ Is An Assured Debut From Daniela Thomas [Review]

With rewards for patient viewers, Daniela Thomas‘ solo directorial debut is a spare, solemn drama filmed in black-and-white long takes that allow audiences to dwell in her characters’ plights with ...

Weekly Update for January 12: Women Centric, Directed, and Written Films Playing Near You

“Proud Mary”: Dana Starbard/CTMGFilms About Women Opening This Week Proud Mary Mary (Taraji P. Henson) is a hitwoman working for an organized crime family in Boston. Mary’s life is completely turned ...

Joshua Reviews Daniela Thomas’ Vazante [Theatrical Review]

One of 2018’s most anticipated films is director Lucrecia Martel’s return to the big screen, Zama. A brilliant film about a myriad of things from class to colonialism, Martel’s picture is one of great ...

Vazante Movie Review

Vazante Music Box Films Director: Daniela Thomas Screenwriter: Daniela Thomas, Beto Amaral Cast: Adriano Carvalho, Luana Nastas, Sandra Corveloni, Juliana Carneiro Da Cunha Screened at: Critics’ link, ...

Mill Valley Film Festival is Celebrating 40 Years!!

Mill Valley Film Festival is Celebrating 40 Years!! Showcasing the Best in Independent and World Cinema Thursday, October 5–15, 2017Acclaimed Festival Films From Around the World And New Offerings from Bay Area Filmmakers Highlight First Slate of ...

Film Acquisition Rundown: Focus Buys Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘Loro,’ The Orchard Picks Up ‘Thumper’ and More

Film Acquisition Rundown: Focus Buys Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘Loro,’ The Orchard Picks Up ‘Thumper’ and More Keep up with the wild and wooly world of indie film acquisitions with our weekly Rundown of everything that’s been picked up around the globe. Check out last week’s Rundown here. – The Orchard has ...

Music Box Films acquires ‘Vazante’

Music Box Films acquires ‘Vazante’ The film had its world premiere in the Panorama Special section in Berlin. Music Box Films has acquired Us rights to Vazante, Daniela Thomas’ first solo-directed feature. Vazante, set in Brazil in ...

Cannes 2017: who's in the running?

Screen investigates which films from around the world could launch on the Croisette, including on opening night. With just over a month to go before the line-up for this year’s Cannes Film Festival ...

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