The 26th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival’s Philippines retrospective highlights early documentation of the country, local responses to the Marcos dictatorship, and contemporary work.
Challenging Israeli Narratives About Queer Palestinian Culture
Hyperallergic speaks to organizers behind Queer Cinema for Palestine, a global alternative event to the Israeli-government-supported Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival.
The Gothic Tale of a Girl With Ice Cubes for Teeth
Lucile Hadžihalilović’s English-language debut Earwig is another odd but assured film about the relationships between children and their guardians.
Why We Need Hybrid Film Festivals
If film festivals are genuinely interested in widening access to film, the lesson is clear: Don’t abandon hybrid festivals, but improve them and harness their potential to attract new and more diverse audiences.
JAPAN CUTS, a Festival of New Japanese Film, Opens August 20
North America’s largest festival of contemporary Japanese cinema streams online throughout the US with screenings in-person at Japan Society from August 20–September 2
Are Hybrid Film Festivals Actually Accessible?
If hybrid festivals continue the way they do, the in-person experience will be held at a premium while the online content is given to the masses.
An Online Film Festival Commemorates the Liberation of the Nazi Concentration Camps
Liberation75 is streaming movies about World War II and the Holocaust, including The Great Dictator and Schindler’s List, for free.
How Film Festivals Have Managed the Shift to Virtual
“I think this is going to become much more normal.” Workers at TIFF, NYFF, and Sundance reflect on a year of reduced in-person events and streaming premieres.
YouTube Announces Its Own Digital Film Festival
Tribeca, Cannes, Sundance, and Toronto, are among the festivals collaborating on the upcoming We Are One: A Global Film Festival.
Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic, Film Festivals Move Online
As we move into what’s supposed to be premiere season, some festivals are putting their programs on the internet.