Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events


SXSW Announces Midnight Movies and Final Titles Added to 2016 Lineup

Under the ShadowUnder the Shadow

  Here’s the last group of titles to be added to SXSW’s slate. All the midnight features are here, as well as are new titles for the other slates, including the much-expanded “Festival Favorites” section. FEATURES   MIDNIGHTERS Scary, funny,…  Read more

By Feb 9, 2016

“A Poor African-American Woman in the Jim Crow South”: Maggie Greenwald |Sophie and the Rising Sun

Sophie and the Rising SunSophie and the Rising Sun

In every film, there is the story that you knew you were telling, the story the audience perceives. But there is always some other story, a secret story. It might be the result of your hidden motivations for making the…  Read more

By Feb 5, 2016

Embracing the Sublime and the Idiotic: 5 Questions with the Filmmakers of “Friends with Benefits”

Fort BuchananFort Buchanan

When it comes to both geography and genre, the loose collective of American filmmakers made up of Gabriel Abrantes, Alexander Carver, Benjamin Crotty, and Daniel Schmidt favor radical destabilization. Their films are hard to categorize. They’re set in an array…  Read more

By Feb 5, 2016

A Showcase for Pacific Islands Filmmakers: The Hawaii International Film Festival at 35

Pali RoadPali Road

How does one measure a film festival’s success? Through the number of world premieres, red-carpet events, and sold-out screenings? Or possibly it’s something that occurs beyond the screen, in terms of how a festival supports its community and helps nurture…  Read more

By Feb 3, 2016

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