Declaring 2007 to be the year mumblecore came of age would be equally as fair as labeling it the year mumblecore collapsed. The signs of ascendance and coalescence—group coverage in high-profile publications, series programmed at art houses,
Read More: Terrence Malick Makes a Rare Appearance at SXSW 2017 and Digs Deep On His Process
Asensio, a Spanish actress and filmmaker living in New York, shot her film in super 16mm. It tells the story of undocumented female immigrants struggling to start a life in New York. It is a feature film debut for Asensio, who also stars and wrote the screenplay. “Island” is being billed as a dramatic thriller and was produced by the New York horror master Larry Fessenden’s Glass Eye Pix.
The Doc Prize winner, “The Work,” is an intense
The film festival circuit provides an ideal alternative to conventional channels for discovering movies worth talking about all year long — and, if they’re lucky enough to land distribution, they quality for year-end celebration on lists like this one. This year, every single finalist
Read More: ‘Uncle Kent 2’ Exclusive Book Excerpt: Read a Chapter From The Novelization Based On The Acclaimed Film
Osborne is best known for his long-time work on many
Read More: SXSW Review: ‘Uncle Kent 2’ is the Craziest Movie Sequel Ever
Now, Factory 25 has released a novelization of the book by L.P. Eaves. Check out an exclusive excerpt from the book below featuring Uncle Kent’s visit to a doctor to discuss earworms.
Todd Rohal has previously directed the “P is for Scary” segment in “ABCs of Death 2,” and the comedies “Nature Calls,” “The Catechism Cataclysm,” and “The Guatemalan Handshake.” Meanwhile,
Wait, a Todd Rohal feature? But didn’t Joe Swanberg direct “Uncle Kent”? What sort of madness is this? It’s “Uncle Kent” madness. Swanberg does direct the first 12 minutes of the film, before passing it over to “Catechism Cataclysm” director Rohal, who takes things very much in his own direction. See? Wild.
Read More: Kent Osborne Explains the Crazy Logic Behind ‘Uncle Kent 2’ and the ‘Adventure Time’ Connection
Per the film’s official synopsis: “In a desperate search to create a follow-up to Joe Swanberg’s 2011 film ‘Uncle Kent,’ Kent Osborne travels to a comic
The companies have partnered on numerous releases since 2012 and this marks their first deal for joint releases.
Fandor will release the films day-and-date via its subscription service with Factory 25 handling theatrically and transactional platforms.
The films are: Todd Rohal’s Uncle Kent 2 (pictured); Charles Poekel’s Christmas, Again; Nathan Silver’s Stinking Heaven; Pavan Moondi and Brian Robertson’s Diamond Tongues; Maximón Monihan’s Voice Of The Voiceless (La Voz De Los Sileciados); Lynn Shelton’s We Go Way Back; and Alexander Rockwell’s Hero.
“Fandor is one of the few like-minded companies that really care about cinema as much as I do,” said Factory 25 founder Matt Grady, who also celebrates the company’s sixth anniversary. “I’m really excited about working together to release this slate of films by some of the most influential voices in independent film right
A total of 13 projects were announced as winners in categories such as Narrative Feature Competition, Documentary Feature Competition, Headliners and Narrative Spotlight.
The Hollywood Reporter states that Krisha by Trey Edward Shults won Narrative Feature Competition, while Scott Christopherson and Brad Barber's Peace Officer was awarded Documentary Feature Competition.
Hello, My Name is Doris (Michael Showalter) took home the Headliners title, as Josh Lawson's The Little Death won Narrative Spotlight.
Documentary Spotlight went to A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story directed by Sara Hirsh Bordo, and Uncle Kent 2 by Todd Rohal was awarded the Visions category.
Turbo Kid directed by Rkss Collective was awarded Midnighters, while Episodic went to director Niels Arden Oplev and Mr Robot.
The 24 Beats Per Second category went to Graham Townsley's Landfill Harmonic, as Kings of Nowhere took home the SXGlobal award.
SXSW has unveiled the winners of this year’s Audience Awards.
Trey Edward Shults’ Krisha and Scott Christopherson & Brad Barber’s Peace Officer repeated their Jury Award wins in Narrative Feature and Documentary Feature, respectively, while Rkss Collective’s Turbo Kid (Midnighters) and Joshua Oppenheimer The Look of Silence (Festival Favourites) took the Audience Award in their categories.
Other winners included Josh Lawson’s The Little Death in Narrative Spotlight, Michael Showalter’s Hello, My Name is Doris in Headliners and Todd Rohal’s Uncle Kent 2 in Visions.
All Audience Award results were certified by the accounting firm of Maxwell Locke & Ritter.
This year’s SXSW screened over 150 features, consisting of 102 world premieres, 14 North American premieres and 11 Us premieres. 106 shorts screened as part of ten curated shorts programmes.
Full list of Audience Award winners
Narrative Feature Competition - Krisha, Director: [link=nm
It’s a second go around the alphabet of fear with The ABCs of Death 2. 2012′s first installment – an anthology of 26 stories, each representing a letter of the alphabet – was the very definition of a mixed bag, with (sadly) the bad often outweighing the good. However, given that the good was Very good I still held out hope that this sequel would live up to the expectations and potential that the format has.
Thankfully this time round the good outweighs the bad, although surprisingly there are some disappointing segments from directors whose work I’ve enjoyed; and whose feature work has been hailed as some of the best in the genre – not that there’s any evidence of that here – including
IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.