Monday, September 28, 2015

Toronto Independent Film Festival 2015 Winners

Toronto International Film Festival 2015

The 2015 Toronto Film Festival Winners are as follows:


People's Choice Award: "Room," directed by Lenny Abrahamson

People's Choice Award For Documentary:
 "Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom," directed by Evgeny Afineevsky

People's Choice Award For Midnight Madness: "Hardcore," directed by Ilya Naishuller

Best Canadian Feature Film:
 "Closet Monster," directed by Stephen Dunn

Special Citation, Canadian Feature Film: "My Internship in Canada," directed by Phillippe Falardeau

Best Canadian First Feature Film: "Sleeping Giant," directed Andrew Cividino

Prizes of the International Critics (FIPRESCI Prize) for Special Presentations Section:
 "Desierto," directed by Jonas Cuaron

Prizes of the International Critics (FIPRESCI Prize) for Discovery Section:
 "Eva Nova," directed by Marko Skop

Discovery Programme Filmmakers Award: "Black," directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah

NETPAC Award For Best Asian Film: "The Whispering Star," directed by Sion Sono

Best International Short Film: "Maman(s)," directed by Maimouna Doucoure

Best Canadian Short Film: "Overpass," directed by Patrice Laliberte

Platform Prize: "Hurt," directed by Alan Zweig

Wash Me Clean 


Monday, September 21, 2015

Moonbeams (2001)

Moonbeams (2001) 

 Independent Feature Film

Directed by Don Haderlein

Monday, September 14, 2015

Venice Film Festival Winners 2015

The 2015 Vence Film Festival Winners are as follws:



Golden LionFrom Afar (Lorenzo Vigas)

Silver Lion for Best Director: Pablo Trapero (The Clan)

Grand Jury PrizeAnomalisa (Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson)

Volpi Cup for Best Actor: Fabrice Luchini (L’Hermine)

Volpi Cup for Best Actress: Valeria Golino (Per Amor Vostro)

Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor: Abraham Attah, (Beasts Of No Nation)

Best Screenplay: Christian Vincent (L’Hermine)

Special Jury PrizeFrenzy (Emin Alper)

Venice Horizons

Best FilmFree In Deed (Jake Mahaffy)

Best Director: Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader)

Special Jury PrizeNeon Bull (Gabriel Mascaro)

Special Prize for Best Actor: Dominique Leborne (TempĂȘte)

Best Short FilmBelladonna (Dubravka Turic)

Lion of the Future – “Luigi De Laurentiis” Venice Award for a Debut FilmThe Childhood of a Leader (Brady Corbet)

Venice Classics
Best Documentary on CinemaThe 1000 Eyes of Dr Maddin (Yves Montmayeur)

Best RestorationSalo, or The 120 Days of Sodom (Pier Paolo Pasolini)


City Of Angels








Venice Film Festival Nominees 2015

The Venice Film Festival lineup for 2015:




FILM COMPETITION

Frenzy, dir: Emin Alper
Turkey, France, Qatar
Heart Of A Dog, dir: Laurie Anderson
U.S

Sangue Del Mio Sangue, dir: Marco Bellocchio
Italy, France, Switzerland
Looking For Grace, dir: Sue Brooks
Australia
Equals, dir: Drake Doremus
U.S.

Remember, dir: Atom Egoyan
Canada, Germany
Beasts Of No Nation, dir: Cary Fukunaga
U.S.

Per Amor Vostro, dir: Giuseppe M. Gaudino
Italy, France

Marguerite, dir: Xavier Giannoli
France, Czech Republic, Belgium

Rabin, The Last Day, dir: Amos Gitai
Israel, France

A Bigger Splash, dir: Luca Guadagnino
Italy, France

The Endless River, dir: Oliver Hermanus
South Africa, France

The Danish Girl, dir: Tom Hooper
U.S.

Anomalisa, dirs: Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson
U.S.
L’Attesa, dir: Piero Messina
Italy, France

11 Minutes, dir: Jerzy Skolimowski
Poland, Ireland

Francofonia, dir: Aleksandr Sokurov
France, Germany, Netherlands

El Clan, dir: Pablo Trapero
Argentina, Spain

Desde Alla, dir: Lorenzo Vigas
Venezuela, Mexico
L’Hermine, dir: Christian Vincent
France

Behemoth, dir: Liang Zhao
China, France

OUT OF COMPETITION
Everest, dir: Baltasar Kormakur (opening film)
UK, U.S.

Mr Six, dir: Guan Hu (closing film)
China

Go With Me, dir: Daniel Alfredson
U.S., Canada, Sweden

Non Essere Cattivo, dir: Claudio Caligari
Italy

Black Mass, dir: Scott Cooper
U.S

La Calle De La Amargura, dir: Arturo Ripstein
Mexico, Spain

The Audition, dir: Martin Scorsese
U.S.

Winter On Fire, dir: Evgeny Afineevsky (documentary)
Ukraine

De Palma, dirs: Noah Baumbach, Jake Paltrow (documentary)
U.S

Janis, dir: Amy Berg (documentary)
U.S

Sobytie (The Event), dir: Sergei Loznitsa (documentary)
Netherlands, Belgium

Gli Uomini Di Questa Citta Io Non Li Consoco, dir: Franceo Maresco (documentary) Italy

L’Esercito Piu Piccolo Del Mondo, dir: Gianfranco Pannone (documentary)
Vatican City State, Italy, Switzerland

Na Ri Xiawu (Afternoon), dir: Tsai Ming-liang
China, Taiwan

In Jackson Heights, dir: Frederick Wiseman (cumentary)
U.S

SPECIAL SCREENING
Human, dir: Yann Arthus-Bertrand (documentary)
France

GOLDEN LION FOR CAREER ACHIEVEMENT

Bertrand Tavernier, screening La Vie Et Rien D’Autre
France

HORIZONS (ORRIZONTI)
Madame Courage, dir: Merzak Allouache
Algeria, France, UAE

A Copy Of My Mind, dir: Joko Anwar
Indonesia, South Korea

Pecore In Eerba, dir: Alberto Caviglia
Italy

TempĂȘte, dir: Samuel Collardey
France

The Childhood Of A Leader, dir: Brady Corbet
UK, Hungary, Belgium, France

Italian Gangster, dir: Renato De Maria
Italy

Chaharshanbeh, 19 Ordibehesht (Wednesday, May 9), dir: Vahid Jalivand
Iran

Mountain, dir: Yaelle Kayam
Israel

Krigen (A War), dir: Tobias Lindholm
Denmark

Visaarani (Interrogation), dir: Vetri Maaran
India

Free In Deed, dir: Jake Mahaffy
U.S., New Zealand

Boi Neon, dir: Gabriel Mascaro
Brazil, Uruguay, Netherlands

Man Down, dir: Dito Montiel
U.S.

Lama Azavtani (Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me), dir: Hadar Morag
Israel, France

Un Monstruo De Mil Cabezas, dir: Rodrigo Pla
Mexico

Mate-Me Por Favor, dir: Anita Rocha Da Silveira
Brazil, Argentina

Taj Mahal, dir: Nicolas Saada
France, Belgi

Interruption, dir: Yorgos Zois
Greece, France, Croatia