Amazon is wasting no time making sure audiences know that they are fully committed to their groundbreaking Emmy winner “Transparent.” Although Season 3 isn’t expected to premiere until later this year, the streaming service has renewed the critical and popular hit for Season 4. It looks like the Pfeffermans won’t be leaving television anytime soon, which is an extremely good thing indeed.
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– The 43rd Telluride Film Festival has announced that illustrator, designer and art director Yann Legendre will serve as its 2016 poster artist. The 43rd edition of TFF will run September 2-5, 2016.
– The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema has announced its complete lineup for the 15th New York Asian Film Festival, which will take place from June 22 to July 5 at the Film Society and July 6 to 9 at the SVA Theatre. North America’s leading festival of popular Asian cinema will showcase 51 feature films, including one World Premiere, one International Premiere, 16 North American premieres, two U.S. Premieres, and 14 films making their New York City debuts. Featuring in-person appearances by more than 30 international filmmakers and celebrity guests from Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and Southeast Asia. You can check out the full lineup here.
– Lewis Teague, the director of “Cujo” and “The Jew of the Nile,” has graduated from New York University after dropping out back in 1963. You can head over to The New Yorker for more on this story.