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Jessie Fairbanks Named Director of Programming at San Francisco Film Festival

Fairbanks comes to SFFILM after programming stints at DOC NYC, Tribeca and more recently the Hot Springs documentary festival.

Sundance Fest Unveils Online Hub, Indie Cinema Network for 2021 Edition

After the Sundance Film Festival physically staged its 2020 edition pre-pandemic, Tabitha Jackson, in her first year as festival director, has followed six months of gaming a pandemic-era 2021 event…

Michelle Pfeiffer Teases Real-Life Origins of ‘French Exit’ Socialite Character

The actress and co-star Lucas Hedges open up about capturing the "specific" tone of Azazel Jacobs' film, which had its world premiere on the closing night of the New York Film Festival.

‘French Exit’: Film Review | NYFF 2020

Michelle Pfeiffer and Lucas Hedges play a mother and son who move to Paris when they run out of money in Azazel Jacobs' latest, which closed this year's New York Film Festival.

‘Red, White and Blue’: Film Review | NYFF 2020

John Boyega plays Leroy Logan, a real-life cop who challenged the entrenched racism of London's Metropolitan Police Force from within, in 'Red, White and Blue,' the 1980s-set concluding chapter of…

‘Mangrove’: Film Review | NYFF 2020

Letitia Wright, Shaun Parkes and Malachi Kirby head the cast of 'Mangrove,' Steve McQueen's vital retelling of a landmark 1970 trial that exposed the unrelenting police harassment of London's West…

‘Tragic Jungle’ (‘Selva Trágica’): Film Review | NYFF 2020

The latest film from 'Fogo' writer-director Yulene Olaizola, 'Tragic Jungle,' is a period piece set in the tropical rainforest bordering Mexico and Belize.

‘On the Rocks’: Film Review | NYFF 2020

Rashida Jones stars as a New York author plagued by writer's block and marital concerns, with Bill Murray as the playboy father who steps in to help in Sofia Coppola's comedy, On the Rocks.

‘Lovers Rock’: Film Review | NYFF 2020

Director Steve McQueen conjures the sensual atmosphere and freedom of a 1980 house party in Lovers Rock, a feature from his Small Axe anthology for Amazon about London's West Indian…

‘Nomadland’: Film Review

Frances McDormand plays a disenfranchised widow from a collapsed Nevada mining town who finds new life on the road in Chloé Zhao's haunting third feature, Nomadland.

David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Spike Lee captures a performance from the smash Broadway run of David Byrne's American Utopia, exhilarating hymn to community and connection from the former Talking Heads frontman and his…

Neon Nabs U.S. Rights to ‘Night of the Kings’ Prison Drama

Neon has acquired U.S. rights to Philippe Lacote’s second feature, 'Night of the Kings,' after his Cannes-selected 'Run.'