Film festivals

FILE - In this May 16, 2018 file photo, Michael Moore attends the Turner Networks 2018 Upfront in New York. Moore’s Donald Trump critique “Fahrenheit 11/9” will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival before hitting theaters September 21. The film will make its world premiere in Toronto on September 6. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
August 09, 2018 - 3:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Moore's Donald Trump critique "Fahrenheit 11/9" will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival before hitting theaters September 21. Moore unveiled the first look at this latest documentary Thursday, releasing a trailer online . The title is an inversion of his...
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This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Emma Stone from the film "The Favourite," which will be featured on the opening night of the 56th New York Film Festival in New York. The festival runs from September 29 thru October 14. (Fox Searchlight Pictures via AP)
August 07, 2018 - 12:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The 56th New York Film Festival will feature films from the Coen brothers, Barry Jenkins and 88-year-old documentarian Frederick Wiseman. The Film Society of Lincoln Center on Tuesday announced its main slate, including the Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or winner "Shoplifters," by...
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Actress Jane Fonda, left, and director Michael Moore pose for photos outside the State Theatre before the "One-on-One With Jane Fonda," panel during the Traverse City Film Festival Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, in Traverse City, Mich. Fonda is receiving the festival's Lifetime Achievement Award. (Jan-Michael Stump/Traverse City Record-Eagle via AP)
August 02, 2018 - 3:28 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Jane Fonda has been honored with a lifetime achievement award at a northern Michigan film festival founded by Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore. The actress, author and political activist accepted the award Wednesday at the 14th annual Traverse City Film Festival,...
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Journalists are silhouetted against the logo presenting the 75th edition of the festival, during its presentation in Rome, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. The Venice Film Festival will run from Aug. 29 through Sept. 8, 2018, at the Venice Lido. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
July 26, 2018 - 9:58 am
ROME (AP) — The Venice Film Festival will feature plenty of Hollywood star power, including premieres for a biopic of astronaut Neil Armstrong starring Ryan Gosling, a period western by the Coen brothers with Liam Neeson, and Bradley Cooper's directorial debut starring Lady Gaga. The 75th edition...
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July 25, 2018 - 9:32 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — "Sunset," the new film from Oscar-winning Hungarian director Laszlo Nemes, will have its debut at the Venice Film Festival starting Aug. 28. "Sunset" takes place in Hungary's capital just before World War I. The film tells the story of Irisz Leiter, a young woman orphaned...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 file photo, Actress Vanessa Redgrave poses for photographers upon arrival at the British Independent Film Awards in London. British actress Vanessa Redgrave will receive the prestigious Golden Lion career prize at this year’s Venice Film Festival. Each year, the Venice Biennale awards two prizes to celebrate careers in cinema, one to a movie director and one to an actor or actress; along with Redgrave, Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg will receive the prize. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
July 24, 2018 - 1:36 pm
ROME (AP) — British actress Vanessa Redgrave will receive the prestigious Golden Lion career prize at this year's Venice Film Festival. Each year, the Venice Biennale awards two prizes to celebrate careers in cinema, one to a movie director and one to an actor or actress. Together with Redgrave,...
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This image released by A24 shows Timothee Chalamet in a scene from "Hot Summer Nights." (A24 via AP)
July 24, 2018 - 10:27 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Films starring Timothee Chalamet and Hugh Jackman as well as Bradley Cooper's directorial debut "A Star Is Born" with Lady Gaga are among the selections for this year's Toronto International Festival. "Beautiful Boy" stars Chalamet and Steve Carell and will be one of several...
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Police investigate a car at the scene of a shooting in Toronto, on Monday, July 23, 2018. Police were trying Monday to determine what prompted a man to go on a shooting rampage in a popular Toronto neighborhood on Sunday. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 10:23 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the mass shooting in Toronto (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The family of the suspect in the deadly Toronto mass shooting says he suffered from severe mental health problems, but relatives "could never imagine that this would be his devastating and destructive end."...
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July 23, 2018 - 4:06 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto International Film Festival is canceling an event to announce its planned film slate due to Sunday's deadly attack. Festival organizers on Monday say that out of respect for those affected by the attack, the film slate will be announced in a press release instead. Two...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 file photo, people walk past a festival box office during the 2018 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. An economic impact study released Tuesday, July 17, 2018, estimates that attendance at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival increased dramatically over the previous year. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File)
July 17, 2018 - 5:02 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Attendance at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival increased dramatically over the previous year, according to an economic impact study released on Tuesday. Nearly 125,000 people attended some part of the 11-day Utah event last year, a growth of more than 70 percent over the...
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