The 2012 Vail Film Festival‘s line-up of 58 films opens with the U.S. premiere of “The Eye of the Storm,” which debuted in Toronto and opened in December in Australia (68% on RT). The family drama from Fred Schepisi (“Roxanne”) stars Geoffrey Rush, Charlotte Rampling, and Judy Davis, who won Best Actress from the Australian Film Insititute (trailer below). The Vail Film Festival starts March 29th and runs until April 1. See the full schedule here.
Across the pond, Sundance London unveils its inaugural film program — fourteen narrative and documentary feature films selected from the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah in January of this year. London’s Sundance will take place April 26 to 29.
The 55th San Francisco International Film Festival has finalized the films competing for the New Directors Prize and the Golden Gate Awards for Documentary. There will be a total of $70,000 awarded to filmmakers during the festival, which runs from April 19 to May 3. Read more about the San Francisco International Film Festival awards here.