SXSW Film Awards: James Freedson-Jackson in The Strange Ones wins Special Jury Recognition for Breakthrough Performance | Deadline

Ana Asensio’s psychological thriller Most Beautiful Island took the narrative feature tonight as the SXSW fest announced its film award winners at the Paramount Theatre in Austin. Shot on Super 16, the Spain-U.S. co-production looks at the plight of undocumented female immigrants hoping to make a life in New York. Jairus McLeary and Gethin Aldous’ The Work won the documentary feature prize. 

Continue Reading →

Toulouse 2017 Films in Progress Selects ’Los Perros,’ ‘Hunting Season,’ ‘The Desert Bride’ | Variety

Celebrated pix in post competition selects five debuts, four from women directores MADRID — Chile’s “Los Perros” and Argentina’s “Hunting Season” and “The Desert Bride” are set for France’s 31st Toulouse Cinelatino Fest Films in Progress showcase, which has often proved a gateway to big festival selection, beginning with May’s Cannes Festival. Of Toulouse’s six 

Continue Reading →