TIFF 2020: The Disciple shares Amplify Voices Award with Night of the Kings; Nomadland bags People's Choice prize
The first runner-up for the TIFF People's Choice Award was Oscar-winning actor Regina King's directorial debut, One Night in Miami, also one of the best-regarded films in the festival programme.
Nomadland, featuring Frances McDormand in the lead, bagged the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival this year
Ava DuVernay, Tabu, Regina King, Jodie Foster, Olivia Colman, Colin Farrell, and Delroy Lindo were among the presenters at the TIFF Tribute Awards function.
Venice Film Festival director Alberto Barbera noted past “embarrassing percentiles” and said that the films this year were selected “exclusively on the basis of their quality" and not as a result of gender protocols.
New York Film Festival 2020 unveils lineup featuring films by Chloe Zhao, Steve McQueen, Azazel Jacobs
Many of the films selected by Film at Lincoln Center, which presents the New York Film Festival, will also play at the Venice and Toronto festivals
Many film festivals are offering a mix of virtual and physical events in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Venice, Toronto film festivals to simultenously premiere Frances McDormand's Nomadland under new alliance
Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland is the first movie announced in the new partnership between Venice, Toronto, New York and Telluride festivals, which typically compete against each other for world premiere rights.
With The Old Guard, Gina Prince-Bythewood sets a great example for women directors breaking into the action genre
The Old Guard director Gina Prince-Bythewood revealed Skydance approached her after Patty Jenkins delivered a blockbuster in Wonder Woman.
On International Women's Day, celebrating female directors shouldering tentpole Hollywood films this year
Birds of Prey, Mulan, Wonder Woman 1984, Black Widow, and The Eternals are the Marvel and DC tentpole films being helmed by women directors this year.
Kumail Nanjiani is in talks to join Angelina Jolie to star in Marvel Studios’ The Eternals, a project helmed by Chole Zhao