Press Releases Archive for October, 2016

145 Documentary Features Submitted For Oscar

One hundred forty-five features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 89th Academy Awards®. The submitted films, listed in alphabetical order, are: “The Abolitionists” “Abortion: Stories Women Tell” “All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone” “Almost Holy” “Amanda Knox” “Among the Believers” “Anne Frank Then and…

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Chicago In’tl Names Audience Awards

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Sun Valley Film Fest Goes Deep On Film Funding And Mentorship

With a mission to serve as “a filmmakers’ festival.”

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STX Entertainment To Co-Produce Short Content

Builds on Strategy to Become the Best Home for Storytellers

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Academy Shortlists Ten Documentary Shorts

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SAG-AFTRA Members Declare Video Game Actors’ Strike

Members Want Decades-Old Interactive Contract Modernized.

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Film Society Of Lincoln Center Goes Total Verhoeven

“Surviving in a world populated by assholes.”

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Penn Jillette To Host First Critics’ Choice Doc Nods

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Robert De Niro To Receive FSLC’s 44th Annual Chaplin Award

[PR] The Film Society of Lincoln Center is pleased to announce that Academy Award–winning actor Robert De Niro will be honored at the 44th Chaplin Award Gala on Monday, May 8, 2017. The annual event will be attended by a host of notable guests and presenters and will include movie and interview clips, culminating in…

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STX On The Launch of DESIERTO

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ASC To Honor Ed Lachman, Ron Garcia, Philippe Rousselot, Nancy Schreiber

[PR] –  The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced the honorees for the 31st annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Edward Lachman, ASC; Ron Garcia, ASC; Philippe Rousselot, ASC, AFC; and Nancy Schreiber, ASC will be recognized for their contributions to the art of cinematography at the organization’s awards gala on February 4, 2017, at…

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85 Countries Submit For Foreign Language Oscar

60th anniversary of the Foreign Language Film Category.

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Reykjavik International Film Festival Presents Its Awards

“Godless” winner of the Golden Puffin 2016.

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NATO CEO John Fithian Reacts To Netflix/iPic Simultaneous Release Push

NATO President & CEO John Fithian’s Statement on Netflix/iPic Simultaneous Release Plan As always, individual companies make their own decisions about the appropriate release window for movies. The theatrical window is a longstanding industry practice that has benefited studios, theaters and moviegoers. We all should tread lightly and be mindful that over the years, the…

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“That’s the joke of Prune, that we just pretend to be a restaurant. But we’re actually an institute for living. We hide behind the fried eggs, and we hide behind the marrow bones, but really what we’re doing here is trying to change the whole goddamn world, one lamb chop at a time. It’s slow going, but I think we’re getting there.”
~ Gabrielle Hamilton

“I’m into pleasure rebellion,” she says, lighting a cigarette. “I’ve shared all my misery and tragedy but in my personal life I’m a cheerleader, an optimist. That aspect of myself is not shared. Once you are free from trauma, you are going to luxuriate in pleasure and happiness – personal pleasure. A divine gluttony, I should say.”
Lydia Lunch