Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events


Exquisite Shorts Premieres First Filmmaker-Selected Short, Curated by Isabel Sandoval

Solar Noise

We last covered Exquisite Shorts, the shorts film program launched by Canadian filmmaker Sophy Romvari, when the platform announced that submissions were now open. Now Exquisite Shorts has premiered its first short, as curated by filmmaker Isabel Sandoval (Lingua Franca).…  Read more

By Dec 1, 2021

The Lost Daughter Scores Four Wins at the 2021 Gotham Awards, Including Best Feature

The Lost Daughter team

Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut, The Lost Daughter, adapted from the Elena Ferrante novel, was the big winner at the 2021 Gotham Awards, presented Monday, November 29 at Cipriani Wall Street. The Netflix production, which stars Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley, Dakota…  Read more

By Nov 29, 2021

DOC NYC 2021: The Mole, Life of Crime 1984-2020 and Mr. Bachmann and His Class

Mr. Bachmann and His Class (courtesy of Madonnen Film)

Mads Brügger’s feature directorial debut, The Red Chapel, took a Tom Green-via-Sacha Baron-Cohen approach to infiltrating North Korea, with the director finagling himself and two comics — both adopted from North Korea, one with spastic paralysis — into the country. Given…  Read more

By Nov 19, 2021

The SCAD Savannah Film Festival presents Wonder Women: Below the Line

(Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for SCAD)

Taking place on a Thursday morning in late October at the Gutstein Gallery (or online for pass-holders who didn’t care to brave the rain), the Wonder Women: Below the Line panel at this year’s SCAD Savannah Film Festival (October 23-30)…  Read more

By Nov 15, 2021

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