2014 Ann Arbor Film Festival: Official Lineup

The 52nd annual Ann Arbor Film Festival will be a jam-packed experimental feature and short film screening event running for six days and nights, this time on March 25-30. Opening Night will feature ...

Watch Free Films from the Dialogue of Cultures International Film Festival

Mubi is proud to present the 2nd Dialogue of Culture International Film Festival (Dciff), hosted globally online by Mubi. This free film festival will run online from November 1 – 14, 2013, and be ...

Daily Briefing. "The Hobbit" @ 48 fps

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, slated to open in mid-December, will be the first major feature to be screened at 48 frames per second. Both Mike Bracken (Movies.com) and Carolyn ...

Interview: Allan Sekula

The photographer's new film, about global maritime trade, has been hailed by Occupy activists. Its maker has spent a life challenging new forms of capitalism Water has always played a large part in ...

Daily Briefing. New Bright Lights, Alphaville, More

Konstantin Nikolaevič Leont'ev "Radical Emma Goldman famously demanded 'fun' as a precondition of revolution (the nerve!), and Bl associate editor Andrew Grossman agrees," writes editor Gary Morris, ...

Underground Film Links: October 2, 2011

And here we are in October, my favorite month: Some of you who have clicked on Phantom of Pulp links I’ve posted in the past may not realize that the ol’ Phantom is Australian filmmaker Mark Savage, ...

Neither Point A nor Point B: Allan Sekula & Noël Burch's "The Forgotten Space"

A highlight of the "Illuminating the Shadows" conference: the first public American screening of Allan Sekula & Noël Burch's The Forgotten Space (an official "premiere," co-presented by the Whitney, ...

"Illuminating the Shadows" + "When Movies Mattered"

Illuminating the Shadows: Film Criticism in Focus is a free three-day event kicking off this evening at the Block Cinema at Northwestern University when Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips ...

Venice 2010. Lions and Awards

Sofia Coppola's Somewhere (roundup) has won the Golden Lion at this year's Venice Film Festival. Bloomberg reports that jury president Quentin Tarantino assures us that this was a unanimous decision: ...

Sofia Coppola's "Somewhere" Wins Golden Lion at 67th Venice International Film Festival

Sofia Coppola's "Somewhere" took home the Golden Lion prize at the 67th Venice International Film Festival Saturday. Alex de la Iglesia won the Silver Lion prize for Best Director for his Spanish ...

Winners of the 67th Venice Film Festival; Somewhere Wins Golden Lion

On September 11, the 67th Venice Film Festival came to a close. The awards ceremony began at 7:00 p.m. in the Palazzo del Cinema. The Golden Lion for best film went to Somewhere by Sofia Coppola. ...

Venice Awards: Somewhere, Black Swan, Barney's Version, Miral

Festivals tend to have more than one jury so let's deal with the sidebar prizes first, before we get to the main competition jury, headed by Quentin Tarantino. But a little preview: Natalie Portman ...

Sofia Coppola's 'Somewhere' Wins Venice

Sofia Coppola's 'Somewhere' Wins Venice Breaking News: The Sofia Coppola-directed Somewhere has won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. The film, which stars Stephen Dorff, Michelle Monaghan, and Benicio Del Toro, won by unanimous ...

Venice Horizons: Jose Luis Guerin, Paul Morrissey and Sion Sono

I'm adding the make-up of the Venice Film Festival Horizons sidebar selections a little late to the site, I'm mostly curious to see the low ratio of films that'll be picked up from this section for ...