Festivals

Opening night of the 2019 New Orleans Film Festival at the Orpheum Theater
Elisabeth SeredaOctober 17, 2019

The 30th edition of the New Orleans Film Festival kicked off Wednesday night with Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story. Sadly, the film’s stars could...

Opening of the 2019 German Currents Festival at the Egyptian Theater, Hollywood CA
Ersi DanouOctober 14, 2019

A partnership of the Goethe-Institut, Friends of Goethe in Southern California and the American Cinematheque produced the 13th showcase of new...

Opening of the 2019 Oaxaca Film Festival at the Macedonio Alcala Theater in Oaxaca, Mexico
Elisa LeonelliOctober 9, 2019

Now in its 10th year, the Oaxaca Film Festival in Mexico has grown into an exciting event for movie lovers and filmmakers. During the opening...

The team for You Will Die at 20 and Lebanese filmmaker Oualid Mouaness at El Gouna Festival 2019e
Husam AsiSeptember 30, 2019

2019 has been a golden year for Arab cinema. A record number of films from Arab countries were premiered in major international film festivals,...

Director Costa Gavras recieves award at the 2019 San Sebastian Film Festival
Paz MataSeptember 30, 2019

French filmmaker of Greek origin, Constantin Costa-Gavras (Loutra-Iraias,1933) received the first Donostia Award at the 67th edition of the San...

Atmosphere at the San Sebastian festival
Paz MataSeptember 20, 2019

For nine days, every September, San Sebastián becomes the Film Capital of Spain. This year the Donostia-Zinemaldia (its name in the local Basque...

Todd Phillips, Joaquin Phoenix at 2019 Venice Film Festival
Luca CeladaSeptember 9, 2019

Joker sought to add to its Venice momentum with the North American premiere at TIFF. Todd Phillips’ deep dive into a super villain hinges on...

Joaquin Phoenix and Todd Phillips, Joker, 2019, winner Venice
Luca CeladaSeptember 7, 2019

The curtain came down on the 76th Venice Film Festival with a historic win for Joker. Todd Phillips’ dark, atmospheric and occasionally disturbing...

Protests at the closing of the 2019 Venice Film Festival
Luca CeladaSeptember 7, 2019

Just before the official closing with the awaited announcement of winners, the Venice festival was finally drenched by the rain that rarely sits...