The 2nd Annual Friday Harbor Film Festival www.fhff.org is this this Nov. 7-8-9, 2014 on San Juan Island off the coast of Washington State. We will feature a total of over 30 award winning documentaries and docu dramas over 3 days in 4 venues. We are also very proud to announce that we will feature 3 Premiere’s at our 2014 Film Festival. The Barefoot Bandit documentary, Fragile Waters and Material of the Future.
The Barefoot Bandit Documentary (directed by Carly Bodmer) ...
By Kenneth Fernandez
Spectacular camera work, engaging use of irony, superb directing and acting, herald Italian cinema’s return to glory. La Scultura, premiered at Montreal’s World Film Festival, brilliant critique of hedonism and Mauro John Capece’s unique cinematographic style, held audiences enthralled
Mauro John Capece’s most recent work premiered at Montreal’s World Film Festival, marks a return Italy’s renown for cine...
A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE by Roy Andersson will celebrate its world premiere in Competition at the 71st Venice International Film Festival on September 2nd. The film is thus nominated for the Golden Lion. A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE is the third film of Roy Andersson's THE LIVING TRILOGY. It follows SONGS FROM THE SECOND FLOOR which premiered in Competition at Cannes in 2000 where it was awarded with the Special Jury Prize, and YOU, THE LIV...
2014 Schedule: 42 FILMS * 4 DAYS/NIGHTS OCTOBER 2-5TH, 2014
SHRIEKFEST INTERNATIONAL HORROR/SCI FI FILM FESTIVAL is thrilled to announce the full, expanded schedule for the FOURTEENTH annual horror film festival, returning to Raleigh Studios Chaplin theatres, October 2-5th, 2014. Festival Director Denise Gossett says "We are so honored to once again be at the same location we've been at for all 14 years! That says a lot about a location's qua...
“Champions in sport, winners in life, and good citizens for America.”- John du Pont
Based on a true story, Foxcatcher, opens with black and white clips of equestrians with their hunting dogs, and quickly turns to Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum), wrestling with a dummy alone on a mat in a gym.
It’s March, 1987, and Mark is wearing a gold medal around his neck and talking to an auditorium full of young children about his wrestling career. “Both he an...
by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent
It’s a lucky thing for us Bill Murray, whose new movie St. Vincent even came with its own “Bill Murray Day” yesterday (Sept. 5) at the Toronto International Film Festival, dropped out of Jesuit college in his misspent youth to focus on being a comedian.
In Murray fashion, the unlucky thing for him was that he got busted for Marijuana not long afterwards. The Illinois-born funny man, who celebrates a birthday on Sept. 21, is al...
RADiUS is proud to announce one of the first major acquisitions of the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, with North American rights to THE LAST 5 YEARS, Richard LaGravenese’s (BEHIND THE CANDELABRA) big screen adaptation of the 2002 Off-Broadway musical by Tony Award winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown. Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan (“Smash”) star in LaGravenese’s highly anticipated film.
THE LAST 5 YEARS will celebrate its wo...
May Allah Bless France!
Abd Al Malik | France
French rapper, author, and spoken word artist Abd Al Malik makes his directorial debut with this adaptation of his 2004 autobiography, chronicling his upbringing in the crime- and drug-ridden streets of Strasbourg and his life-changing encounters with hip hop and religion.
Men, Women & Children
Jason Reitman | USA
The latest feature from Jason Reitman (Up in the Air, Labor Day) follows a group of teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives. A sterling ensemble cast includes Judy Greer, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Garner, Rosemarie DeWitt, Ansel Elgort, J.K. Simmmons, and Emma Th...
Fabrice Du Welz | France/Belgium
French fear jockey Fabrice Du Welz (Calvaire, Vinyan) returns with this tale of star-crossed romance and straight-up carnage, based on the true story of 1960s "Lonely Hearts Killers" Martha Beck and Ray Fernandez.
The Duke of Burgundy
Peter Strickland | United Kingdom
British filmmaker Peter Strickland follows his eerie Festival hitBerberian Sound St...
Anna and the Tower
Anna and the Tower is a 3-channel installation co-commissioned by TIFF and the Goethe-Institut Toronto that conflates documentary and performance. Filmed in an under-utilized airport outside of Berlin that was once a Soviet airbase, the work conveys both a sense of latency and expectation, and a desire to will events into being.
Co-commissioned by the Goethe-Institut Toronto and Toronto International Film Festival, 2014. Presen...
Jalmari Helander | Finland/Germany/United Kingdom
Trapped in the wilderness after Air Force One is forced down by a terrorist attack, the President of the United States (Samuel L. Jackson) must rely on the survival skills of a 13-year-old woodsman, in this thriller co-starring Ray Stevenson, Jim Broadbent and Felicity Huffman.
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Park Jung-bum | South Korea
A simple labourer in a remote mountain village is driven to despe...
Douglas Boswell | Belgium
A young boy is sucked into the digitized world of a mysterious video game, in this visually dazzling adventure.
Robert Connolly | Australia
In a small town in Western Australia, an estranged father and son (Sam Worthington and Ed Oxenbould) are brought back together as the boy prepares for the World...
Wavelengths 1: Open Forms
Wavelengths 2: Something in the Atmosphere
Wavelengths 3: Tales Told
Wavelengths 4: Night Noon
Joshua Gen Solondz | USA
Josh Solondz creates a startling work of land art in thi...
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Rolf de Heer | Australia
The great Australian actor David Gulpilil (Walkabout...
Anahí Berneri | Argentina
The long-time marriage between a seemingly happy Buenos Aires couple begins to disintegrate just as they are on the verge of realizing their dream of an idyllic life outside the city, in this charged family drama from Argentinian director Anahí Berneri.
Jessica Hausner | Austria/Luxembourg/Germany
Austrian auteur Jessica Hausner crafts an exquisi...
Beats of the Antonov
Hajooj Kuka | Sudan/South Africa
Director Hajooj Kuka immerses us in the world of the Sudanese farmers, herders and rebels of the Blue Nile and Nuba Mountain regions, who defiantly celebrate their heritage and tend their lands in the face of a government bombing campaign.
I Am Here
Fan Lixin | China
Lixin Fan, director of the award-winning Last...
High-profile premieres and the world's leading filmmakers.
Ramin Bahrani | USA
Desperate to save his family home, an unemployed construction worker (Andrew Garfield) joins an unscrupulous realtor (Michael Shannon) in the dirty business of foreclosing on the disenfranchised, in this enthralling and timely drama from acclaimed director Ramin Bahrani (Man Push Cart, Chop Shop).
The latest from the world's most influential art-house filmmakers.
Bent Hamer | Norway/Germany/France
A recently divorced, work-obsessed lab technician finds herself encountering a whole new world of experience when she attends an important scientific conference in Paris, in this charmingly offbeat comedy from Norwegian master Bent Hamer (K...
Movie stars. Red-carpet premieres. Major audience interest.
Black and White
Mike Binder | USA
An attorney (Kevin Costner) struggling to raise his biracial granddaughter after the deaths of his wife and daughter becomes embroiled in a custody battle with the child’s pa...
Press conference and red carpet of "Manglehorn" (Venezia 71)
David Gordon Green
Reclusive small town locksmith Angelo Manglehorn has never quite recovered from losing the love of his life, Clara. Fixated on her memory, he feels closer to his beloved cat than the people around him and prefers to find comfort in his work and daily routine. Still, he forges on with his tenuous human connections, maintaining intermittent contact with...
Photocall, press conference and red carpet of "99 Homes" (in Competition)
99 HOMES - RAMIN BAHRANI
Around the world everyone knows that honest hard work gets you nowhere. In sunny Orlando, Florida, proud and desperate construction worker Dennis Nash is evicted from his home by a charismatic, gun-toting real-estate broker Mike Carver, and is forced to move his mom and young son into a shabby motel. All is lost, until an unexpected opportunity allow...
Press conference, photocall and red carpet of "Nymphomaniac Volume II" (Out of Competition)