Posted by Larry Gleeson The 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival, dedicated to recently deceased TCM host, Robert Osborne, is up and running. The TCM staff held a low-key morning meeting in the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Library Bar with first time attendees with the ins and outs on having a successful festival experience. Moving right... Continue Reading →
Posted by Larry Gleeson Newly announced special guests, films and special presentations include Martin Sheen and Larry Peerce discussing THE INCIDENT (1967); director James L. Brooks introducing a 30th anniversary screening of his film BROADCAST NEWS (1987); actor Keir Dullea introducing a screening of Frank Perry’s DAVID AND LISA (1962); Elia Kazan’s AMERICA AMERICA (1963)... Continue Reading →
Michael Douglas will attend the 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival for a pair of major events. On April 8, Douglas will sit down with TCM host Ben Mankiewicz for an in depth interview about his career and will participate in a discussion following a screening of the 1979 thriller The China Syndrome, which he produced and starred in opposite Jane Fonda and Jack Lemmon.
The 2017 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) is pleased to unveil key programming highlights that will take place during the 41st annual event from Friday, March 24, 2017 – Sunday, April 2, 2017.
Named for film director, producer, screenwriter, and part time SLO County resident King Vidor, the 2017 King Vidor Award goes to SLO County native, Josh Brolin.
Saturday, March 18, Josh Brolin will receive the SLO International Film Festival’s King Vidor Award for Excellence in Filmmaking.
Designed specifically to capitalize on SIFF’s long reputation for extraordinarily savvy cinema audiences while bringing emerging new film projects into view for the global industry, the new Works-In-Progress will be part of the already highly successful SIFF Filmmakers Forum.
Directed by SLO Film Fest alum, Ross Whitaker (his short Bye Bye Now screened at SLO Film Fest in 2010) Between Land and Sea, screening March 17th at 7 PM in the stunning Art Deco inspired Fremont Theater, chronicles a year in the life of an Irish surf town at the mercy of the Atlantic Ocean.
Posted by Larry Gleeson. The 23rd San Luis Obispo SLO Film Fest (SLOIFF) is vamping up for its Opening Night. After last year's mesmerizing Opening Night Film, Nosferatu, this year's fest is starting with Academy Award Nominee Leslie Iwerks’ new documentary on New Orleans famed restaurateur Ella Brennan, “ELLA BRENNAN: Commanding the Table.” The Brennan family... Continue Reading →