Sunday, September 15, 2013

2013 Toronto Film Festival Winners

2013 Toronto Film Festival Winners

 

The winners of the Toronto Film Festival 2013 are as follows:

People's Choice Award

"12 Years a Slave"
Directed By Steve McQueen

Runners-up: "Philomena" and "Prisoners"

People's Choice Award For Documentary

"The Square"
Directed by Jehane Noujaim
Runners-up: "Beyond the Edge" and "Hi-Ho Mistahey"

People's Choice Award For Midnight Madness

"Why Don't You Play In Hell?"
Directed by Sion Sono
Runners-up: "OCULUS" and "Witching and Bitching"

Best Canadian Feature Film

"When Jews Were Funny"
Directed by Alan Zweig

Best Canadian First Feature Film

"Asphalt Watches"
Directed by Shayne Ehman and Seth Scriver

Prizes of the International Critics (FIPRESCI Prize) for Special Presentations Section

"Ida"
Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski

Prizes of the International Critics (FIPRESCI Prize) for Discovery Section

"The Amazing Catfish"
Directed by Claudia Sainte-Luce

NETPAC Award For Best Asian Film

"Qissa"
Directed by Anup Singh

Award For Best Canadian Short Film

"Noah" 
Directed by Walter Woodman and Patrick Cederberg

The Grolsch Film Works Discovery Award

"All The Wrong Reasons"
Directed by Gia Milani

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Toronto Film Festival 2013 Nominees

Toronto Film Festival 2013 Nominees


The 38th Toronto Film Festival runs September 5 - 15 2013. The official selections and nominees are as follows:

Opening Night Film


The Fifth Estate
 Dir: Bill Condon
USA

Closing Night Film


Life of Crime
Dir: Daniel Schechter
USA

World Premieres


12 Years a Slave
Dir: Steve McQueen
USA

All Is By My Side
Dir: John Ridley
United Kingdom

The Art of the Steal
Dir: Jonathan Sobol
Canada

Attila Marcel
Dir: Sylvain Chomet
France

August: Osage County
Dir: John Wells
USA

Bad Words
Dir: Jason Bateman
USA

Belle
Dir: Amma Asante
United Kingdom

Beyond the Edge
Dir: Leanne Pooley
New Zealand

Burt's Buzz
Dir: Jody Shapiro
Canada

Can a Song Save Your Life?
Dir: John Carney
USA

Cannibal (Caníbal)
Dir: Manuel Martín Cuenca,
Spain/Romania/Russia/France

Dallas Buyers Club
Dir: Jean-Marc Vallée
USA

Devil's Knot
Dir: Atom Egoyan
USA

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and Her
Dir: Ned Benson
USA

The Dog
Dir: Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren
USA

Dom Hemingway
Dir: Richard Shepard,
United Kingdom

The Double
Dir: Richard Ayoade
United Kingdom

Faith Connections
Dir: Pan Nalin,
France/India

The Fake
Dir: Yeon Sang-ho,
Korea

Felony
Dir: Matthew Saville,
Australia

Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story
Dir: Barry Avrich,
Canada

Finding Vivian Maier
Dir: John Maloof and Charlie Siskel,
USA

For Those Who Can Tell No Tales
Dir: Jasmila Žbanić,
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Going Away (Il est parti dimanche)
Dir: Nicole Garcia,
France

The Grand Seduction
Dir: Don McKellar,
Canada

Half of a Yellow Sun
Dir: Biyi Bandele
Nigeria/United Kingdom

Hateship Loveship
Dir: Liza Johnson,
USA

Hi-Ho Mistahey!,
Dir: Alanis Obomsawin,
Canada

Horns
Dir: Alexandre Aja,
USA

Ida
Dir: Pawel Pawlikowski,
Poland

Ignasi M.,
Dir: Ventura Pons,
Spain

The Invisible Woman,
Dir: Ralph Fiennes,
United Kingdom

Labor Day,
Dir: Jason Reitman,
USA

The Love Punch,
Dir: Joel Hopkins,
France

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,
Dir: Justin Chadwick,
South Africa

Midway,
Dir: Chris Jordan,
USA

Mission Congo,
Dir: David Turner and Lara Zizic
USA

One Chance,
Dir: David Frankel,
USA

People In Places (Gente En Sitios),
Dir: Juan Cavestany,
Spain

Prisoners,
Dir: Denis Villeneuve,
USA

Proxy,
Dir: Zack Parker,
USA

Quai d'Orsay,
Dir: Bertrand Tavernier,
France

The Railway Man,
Dir: Jonathan Teplitzky,
Australia/United Kingdom

The Right Kind of Wrong,
Dir: Jeremiah Chechik,
Canada

The Square (Al Midan),
Dir: Jehane Noujaim,
Egypt/USA

Standing Aside, Watching (Na Kathese ke na Kitas),
Dir: Yorgos Servetas,
Greece

Starred Up,
Dir: David Mackenzie,
United Kingdom

Supermensch The Legend of Shep Gordon,
Dir: Mike Myers,
USA

Third Person,
Dir: Paul Haggis,
Belgium

Those Happy Years (Anni Felici),
Dir: Daniele Luchetti,
Italy

Tim's Vermeer,
Dir: Teller,
USA

Unstable Elements,
Dir: Madeleine Sackler,
USA

Violette,
Dir: Martin Provost,
France/Belgium

Visitors,
Dir: Godfrey Reggio,
USA

We Gotta Get Out of This Place,
Dir: Simon Hawkins and Zeke Hawkins,
USA

Le Week-End,
Dir: Roger Michell,
United Kingdom

When Jews Were Funny,
Dir: Alan Zweig,
Canada

Wild Duck,
Dir: Yannis Sakaridis,
Greece

You Are Here,
Dir: Matthew Weiner,
USA

North American Premieres


A Story of Children and Film,
Dir: Mark Cousins,
United Kingdom

Ain't Misbehavin',
Dir: Marcel Ophüls,
France

American Dreams in China,
Dir: Peter Ho-Sun Chan,
Hong Kong/China

At Berkeley,
Dir: Frederick Wiseman,
USA

Cold Eyes,
Dir: Cho Ui-seok and Kim Byung-seo,
Korea

The Dark Matter of Love,
Dir: Sarah McCarthy,
UK

The Daughter (I Kori),
Dir: Thanos Anastopoulos,
Greece

The Eternal Return of Antonis Paraskevas (I Aionia Epistrofi tou Antoni Paraskeua),
Dir: Elina Psykou,
Greece

Jodorowsky's Dune,
Dir: Frank Pavich,
USA

J.A.C.E. – Just Another Confused Elephant,
Dir: Menelaos Karamaghiolis,
Greece/FYROM/Portugal/Turkey

The Last of the Unjust,
Dir: Claude Lanzmann,
France/Austria

The Lunchbox,
Dir: Ritesh Batra,
India/France/Germany

Rush,
Dir: Ron Howard,
United Kingdom/Germany

Blue Is The Warmest Colour (La Vie d'Adèle: Chapters 1 & 2)
Dir: Abdellatif Kechiche,
France

Blue Ruin
Dir: Jeremy Saulnier,
USA

Borgman,
Dir: Alex van Warmerdam,
The Netherlands/Belgium/Denmark

Burning Bush
Dir: Agnieszka Holland
Czech Republic

Gloria
Dir: Sebastián Lelio,
Chile/Spain

Gravity
Dir: Alfonso Cuarón,
USA/United Kingdom

The Great Beauty (La Grande Bellezza),
Dir: Paolo Sorrentino
Italy

L'intrepido,
Dir: Gianni Amelio
Italy

Joe
Dir: David Gordon Green
USA

Like Father, Like Son,
Dir: Hirokazu Kore-Eda, Japan

Man of Tai Chi
Dir: Keanu Reeves
USA/China

Mary, Queen of Scots
Dir: Thomas Imbach
France/Switzerland

Miss Violence
Dir: Alexandros Avranas,
Greece

Night Moves,
Dir: Kelly Reichardt,
USA

Omar,
Dir: Hany Abu-Assad,
Palestine

Only Lovers Left Alive
Dir: Jim Jarmusch
USA

Parkland
Dir: Peter Landesman
USA

The Past (Le Passé)
Dir: Asghar Farhadi
France/Italy

Philomena
Dir: Stephen Frears
United Kingdom

Real
Dir: Kiyoshi Kurosawa,
Japan

The Sacrament,
Dir: Ti West,
USA

Sapi
Dir: Brillante Mendoza
Philippines

September
Dir: Penny Panayotopoulou
Germany/Greece

The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears,
Dir: Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani,
Belgium/France/Luxembourg

Thou Gild'st the Even,
Dir: Onur Ünlü,
Turkey

To the Wolf (Sto Lyko),
Dir: Aran Hughes and Christina Koutsospyrou,
Greece/United Kingdom

Tracks
Dir: John Curran,
United Kingdom/Australia

Under the Skin
Dir: Jonathan Glazer,
USA/United Kingdom

The Unknown Known,
Dir: Errol Morris,
USA

Walesa. Man of Hope (Walesa. Czlowiek z nadziei)
Dir: Andrzej Wajda,
Poland

We are the Best!
Dir: Lukas Moodysson,
Sweden

Young and Beautiful, (Jeune & jolie),
Dir: François Ozon,
France/Belgium


International Premieres 

(screened only in home country before festival)

Kill Your Darlings
Dir: John Krokidas
USA

Exit Marrakech
Dir: Caroline Link
Germany

Mystery Road
Dir: Ivan Sen
Australia

Pioneer
Dir: Erik Skjoldbjærg
Norway

Canadian Premieres


Celestial Wives of the Meadow,
Dir: Mari Alexey Fedorchenko
Russia

Don Jon,
Dir: Joseph Gordon-Levitt,
USA

The Mayor,
Dir: Emiliano Altuna Fistolera,
Mexico

Sex, Drugs &Taxation (Spies & Glistrup)
 Dir: Christoffer Boe,
Denmark

Shuddh Desi,
Dir: Romance Maneesh Sharma,
India

Soul
Dir: Chung Mong-Hong
Taiwan

Toronto Premieres


Unfair World (Adikos Kosmos),
Dir: Filippos Tsitos,
Greece/Germany

Wasted Youth,
Dir: Argyris Papadimitropoulos and Jan Vogel,
Greece


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Sunday, September 8, 2013

Venice Film Festival Winners 2013

2013 Venice Film Festival Winners


The winners of the 2013 Venice Film Festival are as follows:

Golden Lion:
"Sacro GRA," 
Gianfranco Rosi

Grand Jury Prize: 
"Stray Dogs," 
Tsai Ming-liang

Silver Lion (Best Director):
 "Miss Violence," 
Alexandros Avranas

Best Actor: 
Themis Panou,
 "Miss Violence"

Best Actress: 
Elena Cotta, 
"A Street in Palermo"

Marcello Mastroianni Award (Best Young Actor):
 Tye Sheridan,
 "Joe"

Best Screenplay: 
Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope,
"Philomena"

Special Jury Prize:
 "The Police Officer's Wife," 
Phillip Groning

Luigi de Laurentiis Award (Best Debut Feature): 
"White Shadow,"
Noaz Deshe

HORIZONS AWARDS


Best Film:
"Eastern Boys,"
Robin Campillo

Best Director:
Uberto Pasolini, 
"Still Life"

Special Jury Prize:
 "Ruin"

Award for Innovative Content:
 "Fish and Cat"

Best Short Film:
 "Kush"


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Friday, September 6, 2013

Venice Film Festival Line Up 2013

2013 Venice Film Festival Line Up 2013


The 70th Venice Film Festival official selection,


2013 Venice Film Festival nominees:


Opening Night Film

Gravity
Director: Alfonso Cuaron

Closing Night Film


Amazonia
Director: Thierry Ragobert

Competition


Ana Arabia
Director: Amos Gitai

Child of God
Director: James Franco

Die Frau des Polizisten (The Police Officer's Wife)
Director: Philip Groning

L'intrepido
Director: Gianni Amelio

La Jalousie
Director: Philippe Garrel

Jiaoyou
Director: (Stray Dogs), Tsai Ming-liang

Joe
Director: David Gordon Green

Kaze Tachinu
Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Miss Violence
Director: Alexandros Avranas

Night Moves
Director: Kelly Reichardt

Parkland
Director: Peter Landesman

Philomena
Director: Stephen Frears

Sacro GRA
Director: Gianfranco Rosi

Es-Stouh (The Rooftops)
Director: Merzak Allouache

Tom at the Farm
Director: Xavier Dolan

Tracks
Director: John Curran

Under the Skin
Director: Jonathan Glazer

The Unknown Known: the Life and Times of Donald Rumsfeld
Director: Errol Morris

Via Castellana Bandiera
Director: Emma Dante

The Zero Theorem
Director: Terry Gilliam

Out Of Competition


Die Andere Heimat — Chronik einer Sehnsucht (Home from Home — Chronicle of a Vision)
Director: Edgar Reitz

The Armstrong Lie
Director: Alex Gibney

At Berkeley
Director: Frederick Wiseman

The Canyons
Director: Paul Schrader

Che strano chiamarsi Federico Scola racconta Fellini
Director: Ettore Scola

Feng Ai ('Til Madness Do Us Apart)
Director: Wang Bing

Locke
Director: Steven Knight

Moebius
Director: Kim Ki Duk

Pine Ridge
Director: Anna Eborn

Space Pirate Captain Harlock
Director: Aramaki Shinji

Summer 82 When Zappa Came to Sicily
Director:Salvo Cuccia

Ukraina ne Bordel (Ukraine Is Not Brothel)
Director: Kitty Green

Walesa. Czlowiek z nadziei (Walesa. Man of Hope)
Director: Andrzej Wajda, Ewa Brodzka

Wolf Creek 2
Director: Greg McLean

Yurusarezaru mono, (Unforgiven)
Director: Lee Sang-Il

Horizons Strand - New Trends In Film-making


Algunas Chicas, Dir: Santiago Palavecino

Bauyr (Little Brother), Dir: Serik Aprymov

Eastern Boys, Dir: Robin Campillo

Jigoku de naze warui (Why Don't You Play in Hell?), Dir: Sono Sion

Mahi Va Gorbeh (Fish and Cat), Dir: Shahram Mokri

Je m'appelle Hmmm…, Dir: Agnes B.

Medeas, Dir: Andrea Pallaoro

Il terzo tempo, Dir: Enrico Maria Artale

Palo Alto, Dir: Gia Coppola

Piccola Patria, Dir: Alessandro Rossetto

La prima neve, Dir: Andrea Segre

Ruin, Dir: Amiel Courtin-Wilson, Michael Cody

The Sacrament, Dir: Ti West

Still Life, Dir: Uberto Pasolini

Vi ar bast! (We Are the Best!), Dir: Lukas Moodysson

La vida despues, Dir: David Pablos

Wolfskinder (Wolfschildren), Dir: Rick Ostermann


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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Telluride Film Festival Official Selection 2013


40th Telluride Film Festival Official Selections 2013


The 2013 Telluride Film Festival Nominees, Film Selection and Line Up are as follows:


 ALL IS LOST 
(Director: J.C. Chandor, U.S., 2013)

BEFORE THE WINTER CHILL
 (Director: Philippe Claudel, France, 2013)

BETHLEHEM
(Director: Yuval Adler, Israel, 2013)

BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR
(Director: Abdellatif Kechiche, France, 2013)

BURNING BUSH
(Director: Agnieszka Holland, Czech Republic, 2013)

DEATH ROW: BLAINE MILAM + ROBERT FRATTA

(Director: Werner Herzog, U.S., 2013)

FIFI HOWLS FROM HAPPINESS
(Director: Mitra Farahani, U.S., 2013)

THE GALAPAGOS AFFAIR: SATAN CAME TO EDEN 
(Director:  Dan Geller, Dayna Goldfine, U.S., 2013)

GLORIA 
(Director: Sebastián Lelio, Chile, 2013)

GRAVITY 
(Director: Alfonso Cuarón, U.S./U.K., 2013)

IDA 
(d. Pawel Pawlikowski, Poland, 2013)

INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

(Director: Joel and Ethan Coen, U.S., 2013)

THE INVISIBLE WOMAN 
(Director: Ralph Fiennes, U.K., 2013)

LABOR DAY
(Director: Jason Reitman, U.S., 2013)

THE LUNCHBOX 
(Director: Ritesh Batra, India, 2013)

LA MAISON DE LA RADIO
(Director: Nicolas Philibert, France, 2013)

MANUSCRIPTS DON’T BURN 
(Director: Mohammad Rasoulof, Iran, 2013)

THE MISSING PICTURE 
(Director: Rithy Panh, Cambodia/France, 2013)

NEBRASKA 
(Director: Alexander Payne, U.S., 2013)

PALO ALTO 
(Director: Gia Coppola, U.S., 2013)

THE PAST
(Director: Asghar Farhadi, France/Italy, 2013)

SLOW FOOD STORY 
(Director: Stefano Sardo, Italy, 2013)

STARRED UP 
(Director: David Mackenzie, U.K., 2013)

TIM’S VERMEER 
(Director: Teller, U.S., 2013)

TRACKS 

(Director: John Curran, Australia, 2013)

UNDER THE SKIN 
(Director: Jonathan Glazer, U.K., 2013)

THE UNKNOWN KNOWN 
(Director: Errol Morris, U.S., 2013)

Telluride Film Festival Silver Medallion awards - given to recognize an artist’s significant contribution to the world of cinema,
went to:

  • Robert Redford
  • T Bone Burnett
  • The Coen Brothers
  • Mohammad Rasoulof


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