Jake Coyle, Ap Film Writer Updated 10:16 am CDT, Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Photo: Steve Dietl, AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 This image released by Netflix shows Rachel Morrison on the set of the film "Mudbound." Morrison was the first woman nominated for an Oscar for best cinematography. Beginning Friday, Lincoln Center will feature 36 films shot by 23 female cinematographers as part of a two-week series, “The Female Gaze." (Steve Dietl/Netflix via AP) less This image released by Netflix shows Rachel Morrison on the set of the film "Mudbound." Morrison was the first woman nominated for an Oscar for best cinematography. Beginning Friday, Lincoln Center will feature ... more Photo: Steve Dietl, AP A new film series asks: Is there a 'female gaze' in movies? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery NEW YORK (AP) … [Read more...] about A new film series asks: Is there a ‘female gaze’ in movies?
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Welcome to our annual list of high school students who ranked at the top of their graduating class. We got responses this year from 84 schools, public and private, in St. Paul, nearby suburbs and western Wisconsin. Schools were asked to send us the names of their high achievers — however they define them. Some schools use the “valedictorian” and “salutatorian” distinctions. Others designate “highest honors” or degrees of “cum laude” or a percentage of the senior class. Schools submitting 10 names or fewer are invited to ask their students for an inspirational quote, and as ever, students cited words from a range of historic and contemporary writers, musicians and artists, political figures, scientists and celebrities. One pulled inspiration from the 1800s, with Ralph Waldo Emerson’s advice to “Finish each day and be done with it, you have done what you could. …Tomorrow is a new day, begin it well and with too high … [Read more...] about Top graduates 2018: High achievers and words that inspired them
Claire Denis, Yorgos Lanthimos and Terrence Malick could be competing for this year’s Palme d’Or.With the 71st edition of the world’s most prestigious film festival fast approaching, we thought we’d have a go at predicting who will be contending for the Palme d’Or when the festivities get underway a little under two months from now. The official line-up is set to be announced on 12 April, but until then, here’s what we’d like to see at this year’s festival. 1. Peterloo Mike Leigh’s retelling of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre, where British forces attacked a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester, looks a shoo-in for a Cannes competition berth, with production having wrapped towards the end of 2017. Timothy Spall picked up the Best Actor gong for Leigh’s 2014 biopic Mr Turner, and we’re tipping Maxine Peake to do the same in the Best Actress category this … [Read more...] about 25 films we’d like to see at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival
The lineup for this year’s SXSW Film Festival (March 9-18), and there’s a lot to dig through. Some quickly noted highlights among the world premieres: The Last O.G., Jordan Peele’s less-than-a-year-later follow-up to Get Out, with Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish; Jinn, the feature debut from last year’s 25 New Face Nijla Mu’min; Jim Cummings’ feature-length adaptation of his Sundance-winning short Thunder Road (he documented his festival experience in a series of video diaries starting here); Wild Nights with Emily, a comedy starring Molly Shannon as Emily Dickinson from Madeline Olnek (The Foxy Merkins). The full line-up is below; the opening night film is John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place. NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION FamilyCast: Taylor Schilling, Bryn Vale, Brian Tyree Henry, Jessie Ennis, Blair Beeken, Matt Walsh, Allison Tolman, Eric Edelstein, Kate McKinnon, Fabrizio Guido (World Premiere)First … [Read more...] about SXSW Film Festival Announces 2018 Lineup
Celluloid Junkie, leading online resource dedicated to the global film and cinema business, announced that Dana Moutis will chair the selection and awards committee of its 2018 “Top Women in Global Cinema.” The list of the 50 most influential female leaders in the global cinema industry will be published by Celluloid Junkie on International Women’s Day on March 8.Joining Moutis will be Joelle Soliman and Jan Runge, as well as CJ’s editorial staff, with the list to be published in partnership with Film Journal International at the end of April with more in-depth coverage.The annual list was launched two years ago to highlight the major role played by female leaders in large and small cinema operations around the world in an industry that still suffers from significant gender imbalance in senior roles.Moutis is the communications and operations manager of Film Expo Group, which produces three of the most important global cinema trade shows: CineEurope, ShowEast … [Read more...] about Dana Moutis to head Celluloid Junkie ‘Top Women in Global Cinema’ committee