Sun, sand and cinema. What better recipe for an island film fest — and no event lives up to that formula as well as the Maui Film Festival, which celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. Marking…
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Rainmaker Award – Lupita Nyong'o The It Girl of the past season's awards race, the Kenyan actress (pictured) burst onto the international scene with her charismatic feature debut in "12 Years a…
Back in 2003, Leo and Jan Sears traveled from their home on the Big Island of Hawaii to neighboring Maui to attend the Maui Film Festival. That's where they became inspired to start a film festival…
With other tropical locales such as the Dominican Republic, Malaysia and Fiji establishing generous incentives, and Puerto Rico juicing its own last year with an added a 20% credit for above-the-line…
If it bleeds, it leads. So goes the mantra of myriad media outfits, websites and — yes — even film fests. But not the Maui Film Festival.
Michel Gondry's “L'Ecume des jours” (Mood Indigo) will open the Czech Republic’s Karlovy Vary Film Festival, which is Central and Eastern Europe’s leading sprocket opera. The fest also unveiled its…
The world preem of "A New York Heartbeat," a screening of upcoming Epix doc "TWA Flight 800" and a career kudo for Killer Films’ Christine Vachon are among the highlights of the 18th annual Stony…
A terrifically conceived and executed sophomore feature from Sam Fleischner.
The Beijing Municipal Government has unveiled 15 winners in its inaugural international screenwriting contest for U.S.-based scribes of all nationalities. The feature winners are “The Panjiayuan…
"We Are What We Are," "Magic Magic" and a Jodorowsky double bill are set to unspool in the Cannes sidebar.