04/11/2021 – The Spanish gathering comes of age with a powerful array of European authors, of the caliber of Nanni Moretti, Jacques Audiard, Andrea Arnold and Mia Hansen-Løve, among others Bergman Island by Mia Hansen-Løve The huge party that is the Seville European Film Festival is about to celebrate itsRead More →

Illinois Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi has agreed to co-sponsor a bill to make Diwali observance a national holiday in the United States, saying it is a critical holiday that can allow Americans to “celebrating … the triumph of light over darkness” amid the ongoing COVID pandemic. The legislation, introduced to theRead More →

After a year in which it hosted a stripped-down and pandemic-influenced edition, the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF, October 30-November 8) is back this year in a more conventional format, but with a structure completely new programming and management team. . TIFF President Hiroyasu Ando explains that these changes wereRead More →

After a week of long-awaited premieres, the Chicago International Film Festival has returned with a lineup of films just as important and exciting as those of the first week. With premieres by big names like “Spencer,” starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana, Kenneth Branagh’s “Belfast” and a closing night onRead More →

The Chicago International Film Festival returns this week, as really, really coming back! This year’s event, October 13-24, takes place in person at venues across town (downtown AMC River East; Lakeview’s Music Box Theater; Loop’s Gene Siskel Film Center; and more…) as well as virtually, films broadcast again this year.Read More →