NewFest 2019 Award Winners Announced

NewFest has just announced the winners of its 31st edition which took place in New York from 23rd to 29th October 2019. Top honors went to Jayro Bustamante for TEMBLORES (Grand Jury Prize, Narrative Feature) and Theodore Collatos and Carolina Monnerat for QUEEN OF LAPA (Grand Jury Prize, Documentary Feature), while Levan Akin’s AND THEN... Continue Reading →

NewFest 2019 Full Lineup Revealed

The full lineup for the 31st NewFest LGBTQ Film Festival which runs 23rd - 29th October 2019 in New York has just been revealed. With a programme comprising 27 narrative features, 14 documentary features, 15 episodic series, 8 centerpiece and spotlight screenings, and 100 short films from 32 countries, it's the city's biggest queer film... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2019: Festival Award Winners Announced

The 44th Toronto International Film Festival which ends today has just announced this year's award winning films. The following short-film awards were selected by a jury comprised of Chelsea McMullan, Léo Soesanto, and Andrea Roa: IWC SHORT CUTS AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN SHORT FILM The IWC Short Cuts Award for Best Canadian Short Film goes... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2019: Pedro Almodóvar’s Pain and Glory Canadian Premiere. Banderas: “I tried metaphorically to kill ‘Antonio Banderas’.”

Master filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar's deeply personal Pain and Glory received it Canadian Premiere at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival on Friday 6th September at Ryerson University's theatre. The venue held a special significance for the film's star, Antonio Banderas, as he revealed to the TIFF audience following the film's screening."Sometimes life is just very... Continue Reading →

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