Film Festival today announces its official program selections for its 49th edition. TFF’s celebration of artistic excellence brings together cinema from around the world and across the globe, along with Irish culture, music and dance.
What is Film Festival Today?
Film Festival Today is excited to announce the program selections for its upcoming edition. The festival will take place from September 22-24, 2018 at the IFC Center in New York City.
The lineup features a mix of both classics and newly released films. Highlights include the world premiere of Jacques Audiard’s new film The Sisters Brothers, as well as a screening of Marvel Studios’ latest film Black Panther. There are also several intriguing titles on the program such as Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird, which was recently awarded with two Golden Globe Awards, including Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical. Additionally, the festival will screen acclaimed Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s latest film The Salesman, which has been banned from being screened in several countries due to its political subject matter.
This year’s edition also includes a number of retrospectives that celebrate some of the most important and influential films in recent history. These include an examination of Stanley Kubrick’s seminal 1968 film2001: A Space Odyssey, as well as screenings of Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver and Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now.
Film Festival Today is proud to have such an eclectic and exciting lineup for its 18th edition!
Why does Film Festival Today hold a film festival?
Film Festival Today is excited to announce the program selections for its th edition! This year’s festival will take place from November 5-8, and will feature an eclectic mix of international and domestic films.
The selection committee decided on twelve films to represent the United States, nine of which were selected in competition. American film has always been a part of Film Festival Today, and we are proud to continue this tradition with these outstanding works. These include features such as Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ( directed by Martin McDonagh), I, Tonya ( directed by Craig Gillespie), and A Ghost Story (directed by David Lowery). In addition, we will be screening short films that were nominated for Academy Awards in 2018: The Favourite (directed by Yorgos Lanthimos) and The Breadwinner (directed by Nora Twomey).
We are also very excited to screen two world premieres: Revenge (dir. Kornel Mundruczó) and Babylon Berlin ( dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder). We hope you join us at the festival to see these wonderful new films!
The 46th edition of the Film Festival Today (FFT) takes place . The program features 260 films from 43 countries and 6 continents.
The FFT also announced that it has selected the following films as the competition’s official selection:
1. “Así se llama” (English: “Thus They Call Him”) directed by Pablo Larraín and produced by Sebastián Lelio.
2. “Blade Runner 2049” directed by Denis Villeneuve and produced by Ridley Scott.
3. “Elle” directed by Paul Verhoeven and produced by Arnaud Desplechin.
4. “The Florida Project” directed by Sean Baker and produced by Chris Butler.
5. “Get Out” directed by Jordan Peele and produced by Jason Blum.
Program Selections Documentary, Short, Animation, and Experimental
The 2017 Halifax Film Festival is shaping up to be one of the most exciting yet! Already, we have some amazing films set to appear on our screens. In the Documentary category, we have the critically acclaimed Prisoners of Love from director Don McKellar. This film follows a group of international activists who travel to Nepal in order to provide support and assistance to those living under the rule of the Nepalese monarchy. Additionally, Short films will be showcased in several different categories, including Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Comedy and Drama. These are sure to give audiences something new and entertaining to watch!
For animation fans, there’s no way you can miss The Breadwinner. This award-winning animated feature tells the story of a young girl named Parvana who is forced into marriage at a young age. Forced into hiding with her husband and three young children, she must fight against all odds to protect them and maintain their dignity. Finally, Experimental films will also be featured this year, including a documentary about musicians living in subsidized housing in Montreal entitled Of Mice & Men: A New Generation of Musicians Tell Their Stories. With so many amazing selections set to appear at the Halifax Film Festival this year, there’s sure to be something for everyone!
Weekend Pass & Digital Platforms
The Film Festival Today has announced the program selections for their th edition. The festival runs from February 10-13th and will feature a variety of films from all genres. This year’s lineup includes: The Florida Project, A Fantastic Woman, Isle of Dogs, and I, Tonya.
Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased online or in person at the box office. If you’re looking to catch some film during the weekend without spending any money, there are several digital platforms that you can use to watch selected films for free. These include: Amazon Prime Video, Google Play Movies & TV, iTunes Store, and Vudu.
Film Festival Today has announced the program selections for this year’s 49th edition of the Ottawa International Film Festival. The festival will take place from September 27 to October 10 and will feature more than 200 films from over 50 countries. Highlights this year include a retrospective on the work of François Truffaut, as well as world premieres by directors such as Jordan Peele and Barry Jenkins. If you’re interested in attending this year’s festival, be sure to check out the full lineup here!