Film Diaspora The Film Diaspora Sidebar will highlight independent films and filmmakers from the African Diaspora, the Caribbean and Latin America. Meanwhile, a gang of children loiter and set out on youthful adventures, until one of them disappears… Adopting a subtly radical approach to exploring memory and forgetting and rich with visual ideas, Suburban Birds promises a major new voice in Chinese cinema. The politically charged studio film stars Amandla Stenberg as a teenager who witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend at the hands of a police officer. Audience: Audience Choice- Given to film with highest audience rating. Any narrative work of fiction all genres with a running time of at least 50 minutes and no longer than 150 minutes. Please notify the festival in your application if your submission does not meet the requirements for the competitive program and you wish to be considered for the invitational program.
To date, the festival has screened over 1,000 films from the U. Premiere An impressive feature directorial debut by veteran cinematographer Phuttiphong Aroonpheng, this mysterious, intoxicating work centers on the friendship between a fisherman and the mute refugee he rescues from a swamp. Full of aesthetic surprises—textured, low-light cinematography and unexpected combinations of sound and image—Fausto is a rich and beguiling investigation into the role that fiction plays in the construction of history. The film already has the backing of Sony Pictures Classics. Any web series episode s not exceeding 20 minutes can be submitted in this category. This stylized recollection is presented in rounds, and some of those rounds were true knockouts inside and outside the ring especially the afterparty round! See the film schedule here for and. Both Bournea and Steward said they were excited to discuss these influential films at Ohio State because of its broad student population and the high caliber of intellectuals it produces.
Where: Alamo Drafthouse, 3220 Town Center Tr, Denton. The streamlined premise gives way to a slow-dawning reckoning, in which implications of guilt and complicity slowly but surely sink in. Any student film of any genre with a running time no longer than 150 minutes. While the charismatic, Salinger-reading Guillaume Théodore Pellerin wrestles with his sexual identity at his all-boys boarding school, the more ostensibly grown-up Charlotte Noée Abita discovers the casual cruelty of the adult world that awaits her post-graduation. Jackson, Rosie Perez, John Turturro, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis and many, many more.
Films must have been created in 2017 or after. Our Digital Village offers businesses and organizations numerous ways to connect with attendees. Short films may be no longer than 30 minutes in length and completed after September 1, 2016. Located just blocks away from the heart of Charlotte Center City with Complimentary Shuttle Service within a 3 mile radius of the hotel, Secured Parking, Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet, and Free Wi-Fi. Cobbled together from 800 hours of live-streaming footage, Present.
Dramatic prizes for Breakthrough Performance and Screenwriting. Premiere Following his autobiographical 2015 narrative debut The Demons, Philippe Lesage continues to chronicle the life of young Felix Édouard Tremblay-Grenier , now diverging to capture the romantic trials and tribulations of two Quebecois teen siblings. Submissions containing prohibited information will not be accepted. The festival, which is presented in collaboration with Global News, will open March 1 with South African film Beyond The River at Cineplex Park Lane. A valid copy of your student identification must be included with your submission. An absolute terrific festival lead by the amazing Kevin Sampson.
A true artistic asset to the Denton community. You can hear in his voice how much he enjoys the films programs and as an event, you really can't ask for more. Learn about producing independent films, selling your ideal or screenplay to name a few. To be eligible for the competition, films may not have U. But an accidental discovery months later recasts in an unnerving light what had seemed like an agreeable evening, stoking resentments both latent and not-so-latent.
The winners will be announced on April 13 at the Red Capet Vision Awards. She is soon shown a cell-phone video in which she is undressed by a stranger while passed out at a party; the uncertainty of whatever followed and produced the large bruise on her back weighs on her as she struggles to figure out what to do next. Throughout the years, it has continued to provide a progressive public forum for hundreds of emerging writers, directors, producers, performers and film buffs who enjoy African American and African Diaspora cinema. Joy finds herself increasingly implicated in the vicious cycle of human trafficking, and when she is tasked by her madame with mentoring a teenage Nigerian girl, she begins to understand her role within this dehumanizing machine and consider the possibility of a life outside of it. Leaderless and rootless, the child soldiers puff themselves up with names like Rambo, Smurf, and Bigfoot the latter a brutal Moises Arias , and survive the tedium and predation of the wilderness through sexual games and cult-like rituals.
Each film selection encompasses a wide range of cinematic forms and formulas, from documentary to the avant-garde. When the police finally arrive everything boils over and hell is unleashed. The Hollywood Black Film Festival welcomes film submissions from all filmmakers; however, to be eligible for our competitive program one of the film's creative principals, i. Short scripts are not to exceed 50 pages. Juliana an excellent Grace Passô moves from her Brazilian hometown of Itaúnas to the larger and more sprawling Contagem to take a job within a public-health program combating the spread of dengue fever. Applications will be available in Fall 2019. Click through the gallery for the titles you need to keep your eyes on.
The supporting cast includes Liam Neeson, Michelle Rodriguez, and Colin Farrell. What emerges is an indelible vision of the world we live in today, when the boundaries between the real and the virtual have never been more porous. Attracting such stars and industry insiders as Academy Award® winners Sidney Poitier and Forest Whitaker, John Singleton, Tim Story, Malcolm Lee, Bill Duke, Devon Franklin, George Tillman, Ice-T, Blair Underwood, Sanaa Lathan, Loretta Devine, Debra Martin Chase, and Antwone Fisher, the festival has become a hotbed for the Black Hollywood community. Premiere A mountainous landscape is rendered in vibrant, flickering color, creating an otherworldly study of Earth while recalling a ruthless planet that existed before humankind. His session was so well received that it ran more than 30 minutes beyond its scheduled time. The actress, entrepreneur and filmmaker launched the Black film festivals in Montreal, Toronto and Montreal.