Cobbled together from 800 hours of live-streaming footage, Present. Short scripts are not to exceed 50 pages. Films submitted to compete in this category must have been produced by filmmakers residing outside the U. Documentary Special Jury Award for Cinematography. All films submitted must have at least one or more of the above-the-line crew members writer, director, producer or actors be of African descent.
The actress, entrepreneur and filmmaker launched the Black film festivals in Montreal, Toronto and Montreal. Each film selection encompasses a wide range of cinematic forms and formulas, from documentary to the avant-garde. Documentary Documentary films must have been completed after September 1, 2015. The 2018 Festival season is made possible by a grant from Bank of America. Shot on tactile hand-processed black-and-white 16mm and unfolding with the staccato rhythms of avant-garde cinema, Bait marks a singular achievement: an idiosyncratic work of social realism fascinatingly pitched somewhere between documentary and political melodrama. The movie stars Alexandre Landry as a man who faces a moral dilemma after discovering two bags of money during an armed robbery in Montreal.
Please notify the festival in your application if your submission does not meet the requirements for the competitive program and you wish to be considered for the invitational program. A deft and deeply felt character study, Long Way Home establishes Oliveira as a great emerging talent of contemporary Brazilian cinema. Amazon is behind the release, which has a November 2 release date. Short Film Short films should be 30 minutes in length or less and completed after September 1, 2015. Our Digital Village offers businesses and organizations numerous ways to connect with attendees. The supporting cast includes Liam Neeson, Michelle Rodriguez, and Colin Farrell.
An experimental short by Pamela Woolford demonstrated an intimate technique of storytelling involving multiple art disciplines, innovative use of dialogue and narrative. Throughout its rich, nearly half-century history, the festival has celebrated filmmakers who represent the present and anticipate the future of cinema, daring artists whose work pushes the envelope in unexpected ways. You can hear in his voice how much he enjoys the films programs and as an event, you really can't ask for more. Leaderless and rootless, the child soldiers puff themselves up with names like Rambo, Smurf, and Bigfoot the latter a brutal Moises Arias , and survive the tedium and predation of the wilderness through sexual games and cult-like rituals. Cevik imbues the proceedings with a stylistic confidence and willingness to bend the conventions of cinematic form to arrive at a complex, gripping double meditation on love and death. First we follow gruff, disenchanted detective Lok Peter Yu as he searches for Wang Liu Xiaoyi , a missing construction worker from mainland China. Joy finds herself increasingly implicated in the vicious cycle of human trafficking, and when she is tasked by her madame with mentoring a teenage Nigerian girl, she begins to understand her role within this dehumanizing machine and consider the possibility of a life outside of it.
I'm not going to disagree with you Dale. Bernadine Woodard is a prison warden whose psychic toll has been wrought by years working on death row, and which has caused tensions with her husband Jonathan Wendell Pierce. Any web series episode s not exceeding 20 minutes can be submitted in this category. To date, the festival has screened over 1,000 films from the U. Meanwhile, a gang of children loiter and set out on youthful adventures, until one of them disappears… Adopting a subtly radical approach to exploring memory and forgetting and rich with visual ideas, Suburban Birds promises a major new voice in Chinese cinema. Both Bournea and Steward said they were excited to discuss these influential films at Ohio State because of its broad student population and the high caliber of intellectuals it produces. The Denton Black Film Festival has grown into a five-day event that allows you, our guest, to immerse yourself in some of the best artistic showcases of Black cinema, music, spoken word, art and more.
As the years progress, Angelo rises to become her surrogate prodigal son and the beloved Court Moor of the Habsburg empire: the projection of every European fantasy of the noble savage. As the hottest day of the year grows ever more oppressively sweltering, these characters begin to bounce off one another, and racial tensions between black residents, Italian restaurateurs and Korean business owners ratchet up with each degree on the thermometer. The Hollywood Black Film Festival welcomes film submissions from all filmmakers; however, to be eligible for our competitive program one of the film's creative principals, i. Three 3 webisodes from the same series will be accepted. The supporting cast includes Natalie Portman, Kathy Bates, and Susan Sarandon.
The film stars Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal, the former of which has been earning Oscar buzz since January. Captured as a young boy, Angelo becomes the pet project of a wealthy countess Alba Rohrwacher , who carries out what she believes is her Christian duty to civilize him. Over 40,000 people have attended and enjoyed the diversity of Black cinema through the festival. The winners will be announced on April 13 at the Red Capet Vision Awards. Dramatic prizes for Breakthrough Performance and Screenwriting.
Wednesday, in room 006 of the Psychology Building. Directors In-Focus First Time Director Competition This selection of first and second feature films receiving their U. The fall festivals mark the official start of awards season, and this year is set to feature the returns of heavyweight directors like Barry Jenkins, Steve McQueen, Alfonso Cuarón, Xavier Dolan, and more. To be eligible for the competition, films may not have U. Kevin is easily one of the most enthusiastic and passionate film festival directors I've encountered. While the charismatic, Salinger-reading Guillaume Théodore Pellerin wrestles with his sexual identity at his all-boys boarding school, the more ostensibly grown-up Charlotte Noée Abita discovers the casual cruelty of the adult world that awaits her post-graduation. Any short narrative or documentary film with a running time no longer than 40 minutes.
She is soon shown a cell-phone video in which she is undressed by a stranger while passed out at a party; the uncertainty of whatever followed and produced the large bruise on her back weighs on her as she struggles to figure out what to do next. What seems like a one-night encounter between two strangers played by Juan Barberini and Ramón Pujol becomes an epic, decades-spanning relationship, which Lucio Castro depicts in a nonlinear fashion, and in which time and space refuse to play by the rules. This stylized recollection is presented in rounds, and some of those rounds were true knockouts inside and outside the ring especially the afterparty round! Jackson, Rosie Perez, John Turturro, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis and many, many more. For over eight years artists have found inspiration and education at the Charlotte Black Film Festival. The film is expected to screen at Telluride as well, making it the rare title that plays all four fall film festivals. Entry does not guarantee acceptance into the festival. All other films will be considered for our invitational program.