by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

From Friday, April 20 through Wednesday, April 25, BAMcinématek presents a retrospective of the work of Chadian director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun. The director's films, which remain mostly overlooked in the US, have won acclaim at both the Venice and Cannes international film festivals. Senior Programmer Ashley Clark explains, “Haroun is, without question, one of Africa's greatest living filmmakers.” This retrospective showcases the range of Haroun's work, including his feature and documentary films, displaying, as Clark notes, “his mastery of tone and form.” (more...)

Leading Talent and Global Stars to Descend on the City for this Year's Toronto International Film FestivalLeading Talent and Global Stars to Descend on the City for this Year's Toronto International Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® today revealed the hundreds of special guests and talent that will attend the Festival this September. (more...)

TIFF 2017 Unveils First Slate of Films for Galas & Special PresentationsTIFF 2017 Unveils First Slate of Films for Galas & Special Presentations
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Piers Handling and Cameron Bailey unveiled the first wave of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentations programmes at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. (more...)

LA LA LAND Wins People's Choice Award at Toronto Film Fest; Winners AnnouncedLA LA LAND Wins People's Choice Award at Toronto Film Fest; Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Toronto International Film Festival® announced its award winners at a ceremony at TIFF Bell Lightbox over the weekend, hosted by Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival. To watch the presentation, visit tiff.net/ceremony. (more...)

Legendary Director Brian DePalma & More Join Toronto Film Festival's Platform JuryLegendary Director Brian DePalma & More Join Toronto Film Festival's Platform Jury
by Movies News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

The Toronto International Film Festival® today announced the jury for Platform, the programme that champions directors' cinema from around the world. (more...)

Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds Films Among Spotlight on Documentary Section of NYFF54Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds Films Among Spotlight on Documentary Section of NYFF54
by Movies News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the complete lineup for the Spotlight on Documentary section of the 54th New York Film Festival (September 30-October 16). (more...)

Toronto Film Festival Presents Latet Works from 'Masters of Cinema'Toronto Film Festival Presents Latet Works from 'Masters of Cinema'
by Movies News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The Toronto International Film Festival® today announced the selections for the 2016 Masters programme. (more...)

Woody Allen, Steven Spielberg Among Cannes Film Festival's Official Selections; Full ListWoody Allen, Steven Spielberg Among Cannes Film Festival's Official Selections; Full List
by Movies News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

The official selection was unveiled today for the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. (more...)

76 Countries In Competition for 2013 Foreign Language Film Oscar
by Movies News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

A record 76 countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 86th Academy Awards. Moldova and Saudi Arabia are first-time entrants; Montenegro is submitting for the first time as an independent country. (more...)

Film Movement Acquires Cannes Hit GRIGRIS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2013

Film Movement (http://www.filmmovement.com), the North American film distribution company that brings first-run, award-winning independent and foreign films to fans all across the U.S. and Canada, announced today their acquisition of GRIGRIS. The fifth feature film from director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, who also directed Film Movement's A Screaming Man, received the Vulcan Award for technical achievement at the Cannes Film Festival last month. The film tells the eponymous story of a 25-year-old Chadian who dreams of being a dancer despite his paralyzed leg and the demands of his family weighing on him. GRIGRIS will have a New York theatrical opening in Q1, 2014, with a limited national roll-out to follow. (more...)

GREAT GATSBY Among Cannes Festival Official Selections; Full List Announced!
by Movies News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

The Cannes Film Festival has announced the 66th Official Selection titles. The films were selected from among 1,858 submissions this year. Opening the festival will be Baz Luhrmann's highly anticipated reboot of THE GREAT GATSBY while Jerome Salle's ZULU will close the festivities. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' Premieres at Cannes
by Movies News Desk - May 15, 2011

'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' premiered the other night at the Palais des Festivals during the 64th Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2011 in Cannes, France. (more...)

Law, Thurman, et al. Join De Niro in Cannes Film Festival JuryLaw, Thurman, et al. Join De Niro in Cannes Film Festival Jury
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2011

As recently announced, Robert De Niro will act as the President of the 2011 Cannes Film Festival jury. This year's event will take place May 11-22. (more...)

Law, Thurman, et al. Join De Niro in Cannes Film Festival JuryLaw, Thurman, et al. Join De Niro in Cannes Film Festival Jury
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2011

As recently announced, Robert De Niro will act as the President of the 2011 Cannes Film Festival jury. This year's event will take place May 11-22. (more...)

Toronto International Film Festival to Feature 'Rabbit Hole' et al. 9/9-9/19Toronto International Film Festival to Feature 'Rabbit Hole' et al. 9/9-9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2010

The Toronto International Film Festival has announced fifteen galas and thirty-five special presentations (twenty-five of them world premieres) for this year's festival. Performers in the films include Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Aamir Khan, Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem, Marion Cotillard, Clive Owen, Colin Firth, Juliette Lewis, James McAvoy, Ewan McGregor, Helen Mirren, Edward Norton, Christopher Plummer, Natalie Portman, Om Puri, Ryan Reynolds, Sam Rockwell, Amy Ryan and Hilary Swank, while filmmakers include Robert Redford, Michael Winterbottom, Guillaume Canet, John Cameron Mitchell, Kiran Rao, Mike Mills, Andrucha Waddington, Woody Allen, Sylvain Chomet, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Tran Anh Hung, Alejandro González Ińárritu, Mike Leigh, Julian Schnabel and Im Sang-Soo. (more...)

Toronto International Film Festival to Feature 'Rabbit Hole' et al. 9/9-9/19Toronto International Film Festival to Feature 'Rabbit Hole' et al. 9/9-9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2010

The Toronto International Film Festival has announced fifteen galas and thirty-five special presentations (twenty-five of them world premieres) for this year's festival. Performers in the films include Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Aamir Khan, Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem, Marion Cotillard, Clive Owen, Colin Firth, Juliette Lewis, James McAvoy, Ewan McGregor, Helen Mirren, Edward Norton, Christopher Plummer, Natalie Portman, Om Puri, Ryan Reynolds, Sam Rockwell, Amy Ryan and Hilary Swank, while filmmakers include Robert Redford, Michael Winterbottom, Guillaume Canet, John Cameron Mitchell, Kiran Rao, Mike Mills, Andrucha Waddington, Woody Allen, Sylvain Chomet, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Tran Anh Hung, Alejandro González Ińárritu, Mike Leigh, Julian Schnabel and Im Sang-Soo. (more...)

Toronto International Film Festival to Feature 'Rabbit Hole' et al. 9/9-9/19
by Movies News Desk - Jul 27, 2010

The Toronto International Film Festival has announced fifteen galas and thirty-five special presentations (twenty-five of them world premieres) for this year's festival. Performers in the films include Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Aamir Khan, Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem, Marion Cotillard, Clive Owen, Colin Firth, Juliette Lewis, James McAvoy, Ewan McGregor, Helen Mirren, Edward Norton, Christopher Plummer, Natalie Portman, Om Puri, Ryan Reynolds, Sam Rockwell, Amy Ryan and Hilary Swank, while filmmakers include Robert Redford, Michael Winterbottom, Guillaume Canet, John Cameron Mitchell, Kiran Rao, Mike Mills, Andrucha Waddington, Woody Allen, Sylvain Chomet, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Tran Anh Hung, Alejandro González Ińárritu, Mike Leigh, Julian Schnabel and Im Sang-Soo. (more...)

2010 Cannes Film Festival Line-up Announced; Robin Hood, Woody Allen & More
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2010

The Cannes Film Festival announced its 2010 lineup at a press conference in Paris on Thursday. (more...)