Today on indieWIRE, we interviewed Alma Har’el, the director of the much-buzzed about doc “Bombay Beach,” got some insight from Jim Loach, son of Ken, announced some pretty cool festival schedules and more!
Thessaloniki International Film Festival Announces 2011 Experimental Forum
The Thessaloniki International Film Festival, set to run November 4-13, has announced the 38 films making up its fourth annual Experimental Forum, titled “The Myth of Disappearance/The Disappearance of Myth.”
6th Rome Film Fest Sets Official Selection
Fifteen films are on tap for the Official Selection at the 6th International Rome Film Festival, taking place October 27 – November 4 in the eternal city.
REVIEW | “Texas Killing Fields” Is Directed By Michael Mann’s Daughter, and Looks Like It
It might be unfair to read an artist’s work on the basis of her lineage, but Ami Canaan Mann is asking for it.
Cinereach Grants $350,000 to Deserving Doc, Narrative, and Hybrid Projects
Cinereach, the film funding organization that supports “vital stories, artfully told,” has announced that it has granted 17 film projects a total of $350,000 in their second grant cycle of the year.
Tell Christine Vachon and Ted Hope About Your Experiences and Win a Masterclass Pass
Christine Vachon and Ted Hope want to learn from you. And they will reward you for your knowledge.
In His Own Words | Jim Loach Shares a Scene From “Oranges and Sunshine” Starring Emily Watson
“Oranges and Sunshine” tells the story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker from Nottingham, who uncovered one of the most significant social scandals in recent times: the organized deportation of children in care from the United Kingdom to Australia.
iW’s Project of the Day: Bringing Water to Haiti in “La Source”
Here’s your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you’ll have the chance to vote for your favorite.
Watch: Glenn Close Guns for Oscar in Trailer for “Albert Nobbs”
Glenn Close comes off well in the trailer for her long in the works passion project “Albert Nobbs.” The film? Not so much.
FUTURES | How Music Video Director Alma Har’el Discovered “Bombay Beach”
Music video director Alma Har’el’s first foray into feature filmmaking, “Bombay Beach,” has been winning over critics and audiences after premiering at last year’s Berlin Film Festival.
Watch: Trailer For Brit Drama “Junkhearts” With Eddie Marsan & ‘Attack The Block’ Star John Boyega
While “Attack The Block” didn’t quite light up the box office this summer, the alien invasion flick firmly established itself as a new cult classic of the genre, and the film’s star, John Boyega, emerged as a new talent to keep an eye on.
Trailer Watch: “This Means War” Means Potential Career Low for Hardy, Pine, Witherspoon?
We should have known better than to get excited for McG’s “This Means War,” despite an ensemble led by Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine and the phenomenal Tom Hardy.
Women and Hollywood: Interview with Ami Canaan Mann – Director of “Texas Killing Fields”
“Texas Killing Fields” opens in the US tomorrow fresh off its debut at the Venice Film Festival. It tells the true story of the investigation of women who have gone missing in Texas. Ami Canaan Mann directs the film and answered some questions by email about it.