Steve McQueen’s Widows to receive world premiere at Toronto film festival BelfastTelegraph.co.uk British director Steve McQueen will unveil his new film Widows at the Toronto International Film Festival, it has been announced. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/steve-mcqueens-widows-to-receive-world-premiere-at-toronto-film-festival-37150253.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/article37150250.ece/f84ac/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_39d06844-9e43-4e24-9ffd-93a55a0e2acb_1 Email British director Steve McQueen will unveil his new film Widows at the Toronto International Film Festival, it has been announced. The film will receive its world premiere at the Canadian event, alongside The Beautiful Boy – starring Timothee Chalamet, Barry Jenkins’ follow-up to Moonlight If Beale Street Could Talk, and Ben Is Back starring Julia Roberts. Sir Trevor Nunn’s Red Joan, starring Dame Judi Dench, and Hotel Mumbai – … [Read more...] about Steve McQueen’s Widows to receive world premiere at Toronto film festival
Mumbai film festival
The 9th annual edition of the Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival recently announced its lineup and it looks great once again. The festival takes place between June 21st and 29th this year, and features some of the most exciting and promising new features from India, Bangladesh, the US, and more among its selections. Check out the press release in the gallery below, followed by some Screen Anarchy picks from among those we've already seen along with some that we are really looking forward to checking out. The Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival 2018 The Female Eye & Extraordinary Lives The Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival is a cinematic treasure trove of carefully curated premieres of Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi independent films, offering rare glimpses into some of the billion plus lives in the sub-continent. Now in its ninth year it expands out in three cities: London, Birmingham and Manchester. The programme of dramas, … [Read more...] about London Indian Film Festival Announces Awesome 2018 Line-Up!
Kunal Kapoor-starrer ‘Nobleman’, which addresses the problem of bullying because of one’s sexuality, will have its Asian premiere at Kashish, the annual LGBTQ film festival. An adaptation of William Shakespeare’s ‘Merchant of Venice’, director Vandana Kataria’s debut film is set in a posh boarding school and will see Kunal playing a drama teacher. Explaining the theme of the film, Vandana says, “The film touches upon bullying – a social evil that exists not only in our schools and colleges, but also in our homes, workplaces, and in society, at large. Today, we see it take all kinds of forms – as trolls on social media, as religious factions that force their agendas upon the public, and of late, as politics of extremism. ‘Noblemen’ is one such story that shows the tussle between the bullied and their bullies. Set in an all-boys boarding school, it mirrors society's current totalitarian drift. We couldn't have asked … [Read more...] about Kunal Kapoor-starrer ‘Noblemen’ to premiere at Mumbai’s LGBTQ film festival
Festival to open with IN THE SHADOWS, starring Manoj Bajpayee, and conclude with festival favorite VILLAGE ROCKSTARS. Will include a memorial tribute screening of CHANDNI, starring the late, beloved Bollywood actress Sridevi. The lineup represents an impressive 12 languages and a strong list of first and second-time filmmakers, including 11 female filmmakers. LOS ANGELES, CA (March 8, 2018) – The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) announced today its galas and 2018 lineup of narrative and documentary features as well as short films for its 16th annual festival. Gala tickets and passes as well as regular screening tickets are now available at www.indianfilmfestival.org. The festival is widely recognized as the premiere showcase of groundbreaking Indian cinema globally. IFFLA will take place April 11-15, 2018 at Regal L.A. LIVE: A Barco Innovation Center in Los Angeles. This is IFFLA’s second year in this state-of-the-art, world-class cinema in the … [Read more...] about The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles Announces Their Stellar 2018 Lineup, Including Sridevi Tribute
The 23rd Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris in Lithuania will open with French director Xavier Legrand’s Custody. The family drama picked up prizes across Europe last year including the Silver Lion for best director at Venice Film Festival and the audience award at San Sebastian.Running from March 15-29, the festival will show features across five sections: Festival favourites; Discoveries; Critics’ choice; Masters; and retrospectives of 1930s French director Jean Vigo and Lithuanian classics about childhood. It is Lithuania’s largest cinema event; last year’s festival had over 100,000 attendees.Also screening at Kino Pavasaris are Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman’s Oscar-nominated Loving Vincent; Robin Campillo’s Cannes-winning BPM (Beats Per Minute); Iram Haq’s What Will People Say which won audience awards at AFI and Goteborg Film Festival; and Michaël R. Roskam’s Racer And The Jailbird starring … [Read more...] about Vilnius Film Festival to open with Xavier Legrand’s ‘Custody’