THE SKYJACKER’S TALE Opens in NYC June 30

From award-winning Canadian filmmaker Jamie Kastner comes THE SKYJACKER’S TALE, which gives unprecedented access to one of the top five most wanted US fugitives in Cuba. Ishmael Muslim Ali (formerly LaBeet) is the American convicted of murdering eight people on a Rockefeller-owned golf course in the US Virgin Islands. After years of trying to get […]

Watch Clips from the 2017 ICFF Press Conference Regarding Films, Guest Stars & Parties

Watch Clips from the 2017 ICFF Press Conference Regarding Films, Guest Stars & Parties

The 2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival press conference took place on May 8 at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto.

2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) Lineup

2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) Lineup

Italian Contemporary Film Festival launches its 2017 program with a special focus on Italian-Canadians. Box office superstar Christian De Sica, son of iconic director and actor Vittorio De Sica, as well as internationally awarded screen actors Paola Cortellesi, Alan Barillaro, Giancarlo Giannini and Franco Nero to be special guests of the ICFF 2017, which expands […]

XY CHELSEA – The Story of Whistleblower Chelsea Manning Rights Now Available

XY CHELSEA – The Story of Whistleblower Chelsea Manning Rights Now Available

ON THE DAY OF CHELSEA MANNING’S HISTORIC RELEASE FROM PRISON PULSE FILMS, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE BFI & FIRST LOOK MEDIA, ANNOUNCE THE DOCUMENTARY ABOUT HER LIFE XY CHELSEA CANNES – Today, in tandem with the historic release of Chelsea Manning from a maximum-security U.S. military prison, Pulse Films CEO Thomas Benski announces the production […]

IFTA First Ever Members Market Review

IFTA First Ever Members Market Review

On May 2, IFTA held its first Members-only Market Review Forum of 2017. With a focus on “Digital Distribution”, participants from more than 27 Member companies joined the discussion which featured expert guest speakers from Alexander, Lawrence, Frumes & Labowitz LLP, Arc Entertainment, Elo Company, Epic Pictures Group, Fandor, Lionsgate, Miramax, Vision Films and Under […]

GRADUATION Open June 2nd in Toronto @ The TIFF Bell Lightbox

GRADUATION Open June 2nd in Toronto @ The TIFF Bell Lightbox

“… a thoroughgoing masterpiece” – rogerebert.com TORONTO – Internationally acclaimed director Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) returns with a powerful and universal study about the imprecision of parenthood, the relativity of truth and the ambiguity of compromise, revealed by a father-daughter relationship. GRADUATION had its world premiere last year at Cannes, […]

MONTEREY POP by D.A. Pennebaker Gets Re-Released On 50th Anniversary

The groundbreaking concert film that helped introduce Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Otis Redding to the world! Opens in New York on June 14, in Los Angeles on June 15, and across the country on the weekend of June 16, alongside a new celebration of the festival in Monterey! “One of the truly invaluable artifacts […]

LA Film Festival Unveils 2017 Lineup

LA Film Festival Unveils 2017 Lineup

37 World Premieres, 2 International Premieres, 9 North American Premieres chosen for U.S. Fiction, Documentary, World Fiction, LA Muse & Nightfall Competitions LOS ANGELES — The LA Film Festival, produced by Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that also produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, unveiled the official U.S. Fiction, Documentary, World Fiction, LA Muse […]

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