| Apr 3, 2015
| 12:00 PM
"Coca-Cola has no place here," declares the 19-year-old protagonist of "A Young Patriot," one of the films showcased at this year's Hong Kong International Film Festival. "Coca-Cola is very foreign."
In this timely documentary Chinese filmmaker Du...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 1:17 PM
Writer-director Andrew Bujalski has been one of the leading figures of the micro-budget independent film scene for more than a decade. From his early films “Funny Ha Ha” and “Mutual Appreciation” to the mini-masterpiece of “...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Ethan Hawke was taking his kids to school. J.K. Simmons was fighting a bad cold and sleeping in an Atlanta hotel room. Marion Cotillard was awakened by her ringing cellphone. At first she thought it was her son. When she saw it was her agent, she said, "I...
| Mar 25, 2015
This is only director Shira Piven's second feature film, and "Welcome to Me" stars big names like Kristen Wiig, Joan Cusack, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Tim Robbins.
The story of a woman with borderline personality disorder who wins the lottery and...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 3:30 AM
The nation buzzed about the Sunday finale of the HBO documentary series "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst" as if it was the shocking twist of a Shonda Rhimes drama series or a marriage proposal gone wrong on "The Bachelor."
Just over 1...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 9:36 AM
The Theatre Artists Workshop, 5 Gregory Blvd. in East Norwalk, presents the 2015 TAW Film Festival this weeekend, March 20 to 22, showing an interesting variety of indie films, some of them shot in Connecticut.
The festival opens Friday, March 20, at...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 12:08 PM
The best independent children's films from around the world, plus silent movie classics, a screening of films made by young filmmakers and a panel discussion about film storyline development are just part of the fifth annual Coastline Children's Film...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:00 AM
A trial focusing on film set safety and criminal liability is scheduled to open Monday in a small town in Georgia, attracting intense interest from Hollywood.
Three executives of an independent film company based in Pasadena face charges of...
| Mar 11, 2015
The Mandel JCC Film Department is offering a lineup of entertaining and compelling films with its "Best of the Fest" and "Thursday Night at the Movies" listing for Palm Beach County film lovers.
Following the success of the 25th anniversary season of its...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 5:00 AM
In the new film "'71," set in bloody Northern Ireland during the Troubles between Catholics and Protestants, a young soldier must find his way back to his barracks. It's a story both simple and filled with complexities, a gripping, straight-ahead chase...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 1:59 PM
It's a rare chance to see new and award-winning independent films without traveling into the city.
The 8th Annual Geneva Film Festival opens March 12 and runs through March 14, offering a weekend full of indie flicks from around the globe.