Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events


Manchester by the Sea, Moonlight Top Nominations for 26th Annual Gotham Awards

Casey Affleck and Lucas Hedges in Manchester by the Sea (Photo courtesy of Claire Folger, K Period Media)Casey Affleck and Lucas Hedges in Manchester by the Sea (Photo courtesy of Claire Folger, K Period Media)

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP, and Filmmaker‘s publisher) announced today the nominees for its 26th annual Gotham Awards. Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea tops the list with four nominations, including Best Feature and, for Casey Affleck, Best Actor. Barry…  Read more

By Oct 20, 2016

On the Southern Circuit in the Time of October Surprises: Sidewalk, Third Horizon Caribbean and Hot Springs Film Festivals


Birmingham, tucked right in the middle of Alabama, is easily the biggest city in “the heart of Dixie”; its 1.1 million-person metropolitan area dwarfs the populations of Huntsville and Mobile, Montgomery and Tuscaloosa. The central business district, like that of many…  Read more

By Oct 20, 2016

“I Felt Freer on This Film Than I Ever Had Before”: Writer/Director Alison Maclean on Her Acting Drama, The Rehearsal

Alison Maclean. (Photo: Matthew Klitscher.)Alison Maclean. (Photo: Matthew Klitscher.)

Drama teachers will command their students to roll around studio floors in all black outfits to loosen their bodies. Training for an emerging actor is often technical, involving a long and difficult process of deconstructing what it is to be…  Read more

By Oct 19, 2016

Watch: Jim Jarmusch on Cinema and His Influences

Jim Jarmusch c/o Film Society of Lincoln CenterJim Jarmusch c/o Film Society of Lincoln Center

Director Jim Jarmusch sat down with New York Film Festival Director Kent Jones for this year’s On Cinema master class, to discuss some of his favorite films and directors, including Samuel Fuller, Abbas Kiarostami, Aki Kaurismäki, Robert Wise, Nicholas Ray, and others. You…  Read more

By Oct 14, 2016

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