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FACETS Screen Gems Benefit is Sold Out, But Donations are Still Welcome | Festivals & Awards

The distinguished Michael Phillips from the Chicago Tribune and Filmspotting will be the awards presenter. The wonderful Screen Gems Benefit 2022 planning committee is chaired by…

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58th Chicago International Film Festival Announces Full Line-Up, Premieres, Special Guests and More | Festivals & Awards

The festival will also be hosting some exciting talent, with scheduled tributes to Kathryn Hahn, Anna Diop, and Masterclass talks with…

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TIFF 2022: How to Blow Up a Pipeline, Sisu, Blueback | Festivals & Awards

Speaking of anger, Jalmari Helander’s “Sisu” has a bunch of it. With very little dialogue, the director of “Rare Exports:…

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TIFF 2022: Women Talking, Empire of Light, The Son | Festivals & Awards

Which brings us to “The Son,” one of the most discussed films of the 2022 festival season already. Florian Zeller’s…

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TIFF 2022: The Fabelmans, Glass Onion | Festivals & Awards

Sammy will learn that life may not be like the movies, but we use the movies to hold onto life,…

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TIFF 2022: The Inspection, The Swimmers | Festivals & Awards

Yusra (Nathalie Issa) and Sara Mardini (Manal Issa) live in the increasingly dangerous city of Damascus in the mid-2010s. They…

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Oscar-winner Sam Mendes to Receive the 2022 TIFF Ebert Director Award on Sunday, September 11th | Festivals & Awards

“I am so happy to present Sam Mendes the TIFF Ebert Director’s Award,” said Mrs. Ebert. “My husband admired all…

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Telluride Film Festival 2022: Retrograde, A Compassionate Spy | Festivals & Awards

Elsewhere, the fascinating “A Compassionate Spy” from the legendary “Life Itself” director Steve James offers a different kind of look…

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