Festivals

ACtor and director Tim Robbins at the 2018 Karlovy Vary Film Festival
Ersi DanouJuly 5, 2018

There is no question that the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF, June 29-July 7) preserves and nurtures the great tradition of...

A scene from the 21st Shanghai Film Festival
June 26, 2018

Director Batbayar Chogsom’s Out of Paradise took the Golden Goblet, the top award of the Shanghai International Film Festival. Besides the...

Penelope Cruz with Lupita Nyong'o, Guan Xiaotong and Lupita Nyong'o
Margaret GardinerMay 13, 2018

Wait! What do you mean? Caucasians aren’t the only people making art? Yes, there are some impactful films to be seen at Cannes, but the biggest...

Cate Blanchett, Kirsten Stewart, Lea Seydoux, Khadja Nin, Ava DuVernay and Cate Blanchett, Agnès Varda
Margaret GardinerMay 12, 2018

Who cares who wore what on the Cannes red carpet! Women are not a minority in the world, yet the current state of our industry says otherwise....

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Amber Heard, Lupita Nyong’o and Cate Blanchett
Margaret GardinerMay 11, 2018

On this year’s Cannes red carpet the mini had disappeared, but on Thursday it returned. Up-dos continued to trend. There was a plethora of...

POster  for the 15th Indie Lsboa Film festival
Marlene von ArxMay 8, 2018

The “Indie Lisboa” International Film Festival wants to shake up mainstream filmmaking and help Portuguese cinema develop its voice.

The jury of the 71st Cannes Film Festival
Luca CeladaMay 8, 2018

And we're off….Hours before the opening ceremony and the screening of Asghar Farhadi’s Spanish language Todos lo saben, starring the high voltage...

The Cannes palais, Cannes Film Festival 2018
Ana Maria BahianaMay 7, 2018

The 71st Cannes Film Festival begins under the pressure from assorted and interesting forces: the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, which put women’s...

Lee Chung jik, director of the Jeonju Film Festival
Silvia BizioMay 7, 2018

In a country whose film industry has rapidly – and firmly – established itself as one of the most dynamic in the world, it's no wonder that the...

Outdoor for SXSW Festivals, Austin. TX, March 2018
Luca CeladaMarch 15, 2018

South by Southwest, the little festival that could, is proving, once again, to be a thoroughly original lineup with its three-pronged approach to...