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Honors and Tributes
– The 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (Psiff) will present the film “La La Land” with the Vanguard Award at its annual Film Awards Gala. The award is presented to the film’s cast and director recognizing its outstanding creative ensemble. Cast members Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone and director/writer Damien Chazelle are expected to attend.
The Film Awards Gala, hosted by Mart Hart, will be held Monday, January 2 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The Festival runs January 2 – 16.
– The Santa Barbara International Film Festival has today that Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling will be presented with the 2017 Outstanding Performers of the Year award on Friday, February 3, 2017 for their remarkable performances in Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land.” This marks the first »
- Kate Erbland
There is a magical place in Mexico City, and it is Morbido Fest. Day 1 Wednesday night, the opening night ceremony took place, but just before that, us filmmakers were treated to a private reception of freshly baked breads, a variety of meats, cheeses, nuts, and fruit. Just a little something to introduce those of us already in town to each other. It was quite nice. And then Mick Garris and John and Deborah Landis walk in. The energy changes. The filmmakers who are Not known all over the world for creating masterpieces of comedy and horror --- us --- are quietly in awe. "Hi! What's your name? Do you have a film in the festival?" Landis shakes my hand. I'm starry eyed. He does...
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– The American Film Institute will honor actress Annette Bening with a tribute at AFI Fest on Wednesday, November 16 followed by a gala screening of her new film, “20th Century Women,” written and directed by Mike Mills. The tribute will celebrate her career and include a conversation with the actress.
“Annette Bening is a modern-day icon of American cinema,” AFI Fest director Jacqueline Lyanga said in a statement. “In ’20th Century Women,’ she finds one of her richest roles yet, delivering a strong performance that anchors the film’s terrific ensemble cast.”
- Graham Winfrey
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