The 13th annual DTLA Film Festival has announced its winners. Florencia Krochik’s The Rest of Us, a feature documentary about DACA kids shot over a decade, won Best Picture. Other winners included director Martin Torrez’ The Great American Low Rider Tradition, a feature documentary about the Lowrider culture of East Los Angeles, which took the Audience Favorite Award Sophie Galibert was named Best Director for Cherry, a narrative dramedy that tackles the hot-button topic of abortion.
The world premiere of the Apple Original film Selena Gomez: My Mind and Me will open the 36th edition of the American Film Institute AFI Fest on November 2.
Sharp/NEC Display Solutions Europe will be supporting the jubilee edition of the San Sebastián International Film Festival September 16-24. As in previous years, Sharp/NEC will be collaborating with systems integrator Kelonik to install NEC laser projectors.
Arts Alliance Media has extended its software partnership with the San Sebastián International Film Festival and local systems integrator Kelonik, enabling AAM’s Producer and Screenwriter cinema systems to efficiently manage all the festival’s content and scheduling.
Nice Shoes provided post-production services for Quiet Minds Silent Streets, the documentary short making its world premiere this month at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Christie returns as the Official Digital Projection Partner of the Toronto International Film Festival running now through September 18. The festival celebrates the best of Canadian and international cinema in person with screenings, special events and industry conference sessions.
The AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center have announced the full slate of films for the 2022 AFI Latin American Film Festival, which will take place September 22 through October 12 at the historic AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Antonio Lukich, one of the four Ukrainian directors visiting Göteborg Film Festival on a residency stay for three months will be showing the world premiere of his second feature film, the black comedy Luxembourg, Luxembourg at the Venice International Film Festival and at the Toronto International Film Festival. At the same time, the Göteborg Film Fund has opened submissions for development grants for filmmakers working within Ukraine.
Cinemeccanica is once again serving as the technical sponsor of the 79th Venice International Film Festival – La Biennale di Venezia – which is taking place now through September 10.
The 13th annual Downtown Los Angeles Film Festival, which is set to run from September 14-18 at Regal L.A. Live, has announced its full lineup today. A total of 112 titles including 36 features and 76 short films are slated to screen, with virtually all making their world, West Coast, or Los Angeles premieres, and all eligible for awards.