Category Archives: Film Festivals

9th Annual Orlando Urban Film Festival, Honoring Orlando and Florida Filmmakers, Opens Tonight

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – The 9th annual Orlando Urban Film Festival (OUFF) will run from Wednesday, January 26 – Saturday, January 29, 2022 at CMX Cinemas Plaza Café 12 Theatre in downtown Orlando. The Saturday evening closing ceremony will be hosted at the Sheraton Orlando North Ballroom in Maitland, followed by the 2022 Orlando Urban…

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Miami Film Festival GEMS Announces Major Award Season Contenders Parallel Mothers, King Richard, Flee and More

Miami, FL — Miami Dade College’s (MDC) renowned Miami Film Festival today unveiled the line-up for the eighth annual edition of its acclaimed Miami Film Festival GEMS, expanding to seven days from its traditional four-day format. Legendary Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar’s Parallel Mothers starring Penélope Cruz will open the Festival. King Richard, produced by and starring Will Smith, will be the Centerpiece screening, while Denmark’s Oscar submission shortlist candidate Flee will close…

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‘Titane’ Wins Top Cannes Honor, 2nd Ever for Female Director

CANNES, Fr. (AP) – Julia Ducournau’s “Titane,” a wild body-horror thriller featuring sex with a car and a surprisingly tender heart, won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, making Ducournau just the second female filmmaker to win the festival’s top honor in its 74 year history. The win on Saturday was mistakenly announced…

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PHOTOS: Supermodel Candice Swanepoel Stuns in Sheer Jumpsuit on 2021 Cannes Film Festival Opening Night Red Carpet

CANNES, Fr. (FNN) – The 74th Cannes Film Festival kicked off in the French Riviera Tuesday as if last year’s COVID-19 hiatus never happened, and former Victoria’s Secret Angel Candice Swanepoel was ready in her stunning catsuit. Celebrities the world over descended on the red carpet for the premiere of Leos Carax’s “Annette,” is a…

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