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Samuel L. Jackson to Receive Lifetime Honor From Dubai International Film Festival

28 November 2016 3:10 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Samuel L. Jackson will add to his awards cabinet next month following a trip to the Middle East. 

The actor has been tapped to receive the Dubai International Film Festival's Lifetime Achievement Award, it was announced Monday. He joins a growing list of recipients, which includes the likes of Omar Sharif, Oliver Stone, Terry Gilliam, Shah Rukh Khan and Martin Sheen.

Jackson will be honored during the opening ceremony of the 13th edition of the festival on Dec. 7, and he also is set to take part in a special In Conversation event on Dec. 9.

"It's a great honor »

- Alex Ritman

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Film Festival Roundup: Napa Valley Reveals Full Lineup, Bentonville Announces 2017 Dates And More

29 September 2016 7:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Keep up with the always-hopping film festival world with our weekly Film Festival Roundup column. Check out last week’s Roundup right here.

Full Lineup Announcements

– The sixth annual Napa Valley Film Festival (Nvff) has announced its complete line-up, Opening Night and Red Carpet screenings, special events and additional honorees for its Celebrity Tributes. Nvff returns in full force with a five-day festival showcasing the year’s best new independent films in 13 unique screening venues in the Wine Country towns of Napa, Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga, running November 9 – 13.

The Festival will play host to a strong selection of films, including many of this year’s award contenders, like The Weinstein Company’s “Lion,” which will be this year’s Opening Night film, and Open Road Films’ “Bleed for This.” As the perfect bookend to the festival, the independent documentary “Pisco Punch: A Cocktail Comeback Story” will serve as the Closing Night film. »

- Kate Erbland

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Ken Loach makes promotional video for Jeremy Corbyn

19 September 2016 11:10 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Veteran film-maker says he approached Labour leader’s campaign and documented ‘the optimism and hope’ of his supporters

Ken Loach, the veteran film-maker and chronicler of working class life, has filmed an hour-long promotional video for Jeremy Corbyn, to be shown to his supporters.

Loach, the director of Kes, The Wind That Shakes The Barley and I, Daniel Blake, filmed two Q&A sessions with supporters of the Labour leader in Sheffield and London for the propaganda video titled In Conversation with Jeremy Corbyn.

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- Jamie Grierson

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