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.
Hyperallergic speaks to organizers behind Queer Cinema for Palestine, a global alternative event to the Israeli-government-supported Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival.
Lucile Hadžihalilović’s English-language debut Earwig is another odd but assured film about the relationships between children and their guardians.
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.
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
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.
Liberation75 is streaming movies about World War II and the Holocaust, including The Great Dictator and Schindler’s List, for free.
“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.
Tribeca, Cannes, Sundance, and Toronto, are among the festivals collaborating on the upcoming We Are One: A Global Film Festival.
As we move into what’s supposed to be premiere season, some festivals are putting their programs on the internet.