Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events


Nomadland, Beginning and Slow Machine: The 2020 New York Film Festival


A glance back at the economic suffering of the post-crash Obama era that feels barely a day removed from the nation’s present multitude of crises, Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland is much more existential road movie than social tract. While it communicates…  Read more

By Oct 12, 2020

“No Talking Heads on Camera”: Sam Pollard on MLK/FBI

MLK/FBI (image courtesy of NBC)

In 1963, the FBI under J. Edgar Hoover began wiretapping Martin Luther King, Jr. with the goal of undermining his authority as a civil rights leader. Utilizing a wealth of newly discovered and declassified files obtained through the Freedom of…  Read more

By Sep 29, 2020

“I Have Not Seen My Film with Anyone Other than Two People”: Dea Kulumbegashvili on Beginning


Dea Kulumbegashvili should have had the year of her life. At any other moment, the Tbilisi-based writer/director would have already travelled to Cannes, Toronto and San Sebastián to screen her new film for festival audiences. A remarkable accomplishment for anyone,…  Read more

By Sep 28, 2020

Gina Duncan Announced as New Producing Director, Sundance Film Festival

Gina Duncan (Photo: Jesse Winter)

The Sundance Institute announced today that Gina Duncan, most recently Vice President of Film and Strategic Programming at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), will join the Sundance Film Festival in the newly-created role of Producing Director. Writes Sundance in…  Read more

By Sep 25, 2020

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