Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events


The Night The Lights Went Out in Maine: Camden International Film Festival 2023

A man holds a fistful of grasshoppers under a green light in Uganda.Grasshopper Republic

Neither high winds nor power failures could throw the Camden International Film Festival far off course this year, as the annual nonfiction showcase executed a nimble pivot to accommodate a late-arriving guest: Hurricane Lee, which had weakened to become a…  Read more

By Sep 29, 2023

18 Films to Watch in 17 Days at NYFF 2023

Gracie Atherton-Yoo (Julianne Moore) demonstrates flower arranging for Elizabeth Barry (Natalie Portman) in a scene from Todd Haynes's May December.Julianne Moore and Natalie Portman in May December (Photo by François Duhamel, courtesy of Netflix)

With the opening night of the 61st New York Film Festival upon us, Filmmaker would like to recommend 18 titles to catch during the 17-day engagement, which runs from September 29 through October 15. Over the course of our previous…  Read more

By Sep 28, 2023

FILM FEST KNOX Announces Inaugural American Regional Film Competition Selections

Atibon Nazaire in MountainsAtibon Nazaire in Mountains

The inaugural edition of FILM FEST KNOX, set to take place in Knoxville this year from November 9 to 12, has announced the six titles that will be featured in its American Regional Film Competition section, designed to highlight work produced…  Read more

By Sep 21, 2023

TIFF 2023: Wavelengths, Arthur & Diana

Sara Summa, Lupo Summa and Robin Summa in Arthur & Diana

“You’re here for an experimental shorts program, so you know,” said filmmaker Shambhavi Kaul. “You know.” Her latest was premiering as part of the second Wavelengths shorts program of TIFF 2023, the section-within-a-section of the festival I value most—once a…  Read more

By Sep 18, 2023

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