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‘THE GREEN FOG – A SAN FRANCISCO FANTASIA’ to close 60th San Francisco International Film Festival (SFIFF)


The San Francisco Film Society has announced that Closing Night of the landmark 60th San Francisco International Film Festival will be The Green Fog – A San Francisco Fantasia, a new commission by the Film Society and Stanford Live in which the world-renowned Kronos Quartet will perform a new score by composer Jacob Garchik to accompany a visual collage by award-winning filmmaker ...

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‘Patriots Day’ Lands AFI Fest Closing Spot

Mark Wahlberg stars in Patriots Day, will close AFI Fest

Peter Berg’s second film of 2016, Patriots Day, has landed a sweet spot at AFI Fest, Closing Night Film on November 17th. This could bode well for the film’s Oscar chances; last year eventual Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar winner, The Big Short, closed the festival. The film joins the previously announced Rules Don’t Apply (Opening Night film), Miss Sloane, Moana, 20th Century Women ...

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‘La La Land’ gets Centerpiece Gala treatment at AFI Fest

Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone and John Legend seen at Summit Entertainment's "La La Land" premiere at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, in Toronto. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision for LionsgateAP Images)

Not that it needed more festival presence, La La Land, the current frontrunner for the Best Picture Oscar, is going to screen at AFI Fest as a Centerpiece Gala on November 15th at the TCL Chinese Theater. The film has already swept up audiences at Venice, Telluride, and Toronto (where it won that festival’s People’s Choice award) this fall on its way ...

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OSCAR® Winner Matthew McConaughey to Receive Actor Tribute at 6th Napa Valley Film Festival

Matthew McConaughey is set for a tribute at the 2016 Napa Valley Film Festival

Napa, California (October 20, 2016) – The sixth annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) is pleased to host a private VIP screening of TWC-Dimension’s highly anticipated film Gold. The film stars Oscar® winner Matthew McConaughey, who will receive the Caldwell Vineyards Maverick Actor Tribute, for his outstanding contributions to the art of acting and cinematic story-telling. Directed by Oscar® winner ...

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‘Lion’ and ‘Moonlight’ Win 39th Mill Valley Film Festival Audience Awards


The Weinstein Company’s LION and A24’s MOONLIGHT walked away with the top Audience Awards from the 39th Mill Valley Film Festival, which concluded last Sunday with the film LOVING. During the festival LION‘s Nicole Kidman was on hand to receive a tribute and present her film and MOONLIGHT director Barry Jenkins was on hand to present his film for the festival’s Director’s ...

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Annette Bening Tribute Set for AFI Fest, 20th Century Women to Screen

Annette Bening in 20th Century Women

Annette Bening is set to be feted at the AFI Fest on November 16th in a tribute that will also feature a screening of her newest film, and Oscar hopeful, 20th Century Women. The film, about a bohemian family in 1979 Santa Barbara, received high praise after its debut as the Centerpiece film of the New York Film Festival last week. ...

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Pablo Larraín to receive Variety International Director of the Year at 39th Mill Valley Film Festival

Director Pablo Larrain on the set of JACKIE. Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures. © 2016 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved

PABLO LARRAĺN TO RECEIVE VARIETY INTERNATIONAL DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2016 AT THE 39TH MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL   SAN RAFAEL, CA (October 3, 2016) – The Mill Valley Film Festival is proud to honor director Pablo Larraín with the Variety International Director of the Year Award, which will be presented to him following a just announced screening of his ...

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