Awards Radar is Going to Telluride and (Back to) Toronto!
You read that correctly, folks. We’re just about a month out from the start of the film festivals that always signal the end of the summer and the start of fall, which is when awards season begins to kick into gear. Known as the fall festival season, it’s when pundits like myself decamp for various […] More
True North: Thoughts As I Head to Canada for the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival
It has been over a year and a half since I was last on a plane. It has been well over two years since I’ve been out of the country. And yet, depending on when you’re reading this, both things are no longer true. Yes, while I’m writing this the night before (after having finished […] More
The Closing Film for the 2021 New York Film Festival Will Be Announced Pedro Almodóvar’s ‘Parallel Mothers’
It was announced earlier today that the closing film for the 2021 New York Film Festival is Pedro Almodóvar‘s Parallel Mothers. Recently, we reported to you that Parallel Mothers would be the opening film at the Venice International Film Festival, so this is another major spotlight for Almodóvar’s latest feature. To give a quick rundown […] More
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2022 Sundance Film Festival To Require Full Vaccination for In-Person Attendees
The Sundance Institute has announced today that the 2022 edition of the festival will require full vaccination for in-person attendees. Read more: More
Awards Radar Community: What is Your Favorite Film Festival?
Yesterday, I was among the folks who received acceptance letters to cover the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival. For yours truly, it’ll be an inaugural TIFF experience (though I haven’t yet decided if I’ll be attending in person at all or not). First of all, a hearty congratulations to those who also are covering it […] More
Cannes Film Festival Announces 2021 Lineup
It’s springtime again and that means that the Cannes Film Festival is coming back. The COVID-19 pandemic did not stop the annual festival from commencing back in 2020 and it’s not stopping it from happening this year either. Today, Cannes president Pierre Lescure has unveiled the complete list of films that will premiere at the […] More
26th Nantucket Film Festival Announces Lineup!
The Nantucket Film Festival has announced the lineup for the 26th annual edition of their festival, taking place from June 17-28, 2021. The festival’s opening night selection will be the Sundance Award winning documentary Summer of Soul (… Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised), directed by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson. It’ll close out with another Sundance […] More
‘In the Heights’ to Screen at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival
While In the Heights is scheduled to get its “official” world premiere as the opening night showing for the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival on June 9th, the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival has announced they’ll be having a special preview screening of the film on June 4th at Hollywood’s TCL Chinese Theatre. Critics who have already […] More
Tribeca Film Festival Announces Its 2021 Lineup
The Tribeca Film Festival is aiming to make their 2021 event one of the first festivals to return to some kind of in-person event since COVID lockdowns drastically altered the way the film industry did business last year. Soon after they announced In the Heights as the opening night event for the festival, Tribeca has […] More