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New Terrence Malik To Open SXSW 2017

New Terrence Malik To Open SXSW 2017

Quickly approaching, SXSW (March 10-19, 2017) has announced a handful of films set to play this year’s festival event with the latest from Terrence Malik set to open things. The Austin set music drama will also join Eshom and Ian Nelms’ hybrid action thriller, Small Town Crime, Jeff Malmberg and Chris Shellen’s lyrical portrait of a tiny hill

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Chelsea Handler To Lead Anti Trump Rally At Sundance 2017

Saturday, January 21 will see the Women’s March on Main as Sundance joins in the national day against discrimination. In demonstrating universal respect for social justice and human rights issues ranging from race, ethnicity, gender, religion, immigration and health care, the independent film community will do their part and stand in solidarity with those apprehansive about

First Sundance Film Festival 2017 Titles Announced!

Sundance Institute convenes a full slate of provocative and agenda-setting independent films at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, beginning with today’s announcement of the 66 films selected for U.S. Competition, World Competition and NEXT, as well as a slate of environmentally focused programming under the Festival’s New Climate program. The Festival hosts screenings in Park


Slamdance Film Festival Announces 2017 Competition Lineup

The Slamdance Film Festival has just announced their Narrative and Documentary Feature Film Competition programs for its 23rd Festival edition, taking place in Park City from January 20-26, 2017. This year the festival will showcase 11 narrative and 8 documentary features from emerging storytellers across the globe: NARRATIVE FEATURES: Aerotropolis (Taiwan) World Premiere Director &

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SXSW & TFF 2016: Starz Wins Bidding War for My Blind Brother Distribution

Starz has picked up Sophie Goodhart’s romantic comedy, My Blind Brother, which premiered at South by Southwest Film Festival and also played at Tribeca Film Festival, Variety reports. The magazine says that the acquisition “will likely be the biggest sale out of this year’s South by Southwest” and is estimated to be in the low seven-figure range. The comedy was reportedly

TFF 2016 Review: After Spring

The worldwide refugee crisis has displaced a record 60 million people from their homes — the most since the end of World War II. Syria’s civil war alone is the worst humanitarian crisis of our time. Half the country’s pre-war population — more than 11 million people — have been killed or forced to flee