TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Jane Fonda will receive a lifetime achievement award at a northern Michigan film festival led by fellow Oscar winner Michael Moore. Moore announced Thursday that the actress, author and political activist will be honored during the 14th annual Traverse City Film Festival, which runs from July 31 to Aug. 5. Details of her appearance and this year's film and event schedule will be announced June 29. Fonda won Best Actress academy awards for her performances in "Klute" in 1971 and "Coming Home" in 1978. She has received five other nominations. Since 2015, she has starred in the Netflix sitcom "Grace and Frankie." Her most recent film was the comedy "Book Club." About 100 movies will be screened at the festival in the Lake Michigan community of Traverse City. … [Read more...] about Jane Fonda to be honored at Traverse City Film Festival
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The 7th annual edition of the Oak Cliff Film Festival has announced its lineup and the programming for this event continues to be some of the most adventurous and interesting of any film fests in the Southwest. Hosted at the historic Texas Theatre in the Oak Cliff neighborhood in south Dallas, OCFF strives to not only bring some of the biggest festival hits to the DFW area, but also programs plenty of amazing and unique cinema experiences to enhance the magic for filmgoers and 2018 is no exception. Opening with Joan Jett documentary, Bad Reputation, OCFF has some of the most punk rock programming in the country and follows that through with repertory screenings like Penelope Spheeris' legendary punk western, Dudes. Also on the docket are festival hits like Issa Lopez's Tigers are not Afraid, Rungano Nyoni's I am not a Witch, and many others. Whether intentional or not, OCFF has an incredible lineup of films by women directors and the documentary section even includes Half the Picture, … [Read more...] about Oak Cliff Film Festival 2018: Feature Film Lineup Announced! Live Scores, TIGERS, & BAD REPUTATION, Oh My!
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Detroit plays crucial role in Mariska Hargitay-produced documentary on untested rape kits Film produced by "Law & Order: SVU" star Mariska Hargitay is a powerful look at crisis of untested rape kits. She'll be in Detroit for a screening. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press Pop Culture Critic Published 6:00 a.m. ET April 8, 2018 CLOSE Get a sneak peek at some of the films headed to this year's Freep Film Festival. Detroit Free Press CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Near the beginning of "I Am Evidence," a woman talks about what happened to the rape kit … [Read more...] about Detroit plays crucial role in Mariska Hargitay-produced documentary on untested rape kits
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 Tribeca Film Festival announced the competition lineup for its tenth iteration Monday. The world narrative and documentary competition programs each include a dozen films competing for combined cash prizes totaling $150,000, as well as donated artwork from artists such as Robert De Niro Sr., Inka Essenhigh and Stephen Hannock. The program for a new out-of-competition section, Viewpoints, was also unveiled. The 2011 feature program, which includes 43 world premieres and 54 directorial debuts, was culled from a record 5,624 submissions. New competition awards this year will honor cinematography, screenwriting and editing. The remaining feature film lineup, including that for out-of-competition sections Cinemania and Spotlight, will be announced March 14. “In programming the festival this year we had to make some incredibly difficult decisions, but we are excited about the quality, ingenuity, risk-taking and diversity of this year’s … [Read more...] about TRIBECA: Film Fest Announces Competition Lineup