Indie project(s) of the day
Want to know what’s new in indie cinema today? Follow Indiewire’s Project of the Day. Everyday, tips and updates of the most promising works in progress…with the chance to vote for your favourite, at the end of the week.
MARE CHIUSO is the new documentary by Andrea Segre and Stefano Liberti produced by ZaLab with the support of Open Society Foundations. As a result of an agreement signed by Berlusconi and Gaddafi in 2009, all migrants intercepted at sea by the Italian navy were forcibly returned to Libya, where they have been exposed to any kind of abuses by local police. Many of them, about 2000 people, were...
Sundance behind the scenes
Want to get news, rumours and comments straight from the core of independent cinema? Here’s a list of Twitter accounts from filmmakers selected for Sundance Film Festival, collected by IONCINEMA.
Interview with Lawrence Thrush →
“Pursuit of Loneliness” is writer-director Lawrence Thrush’s second feature. His first “Left Handed” (2008) screened several festivals and won Best Feature awards at Milano Film Festival in 2009. Read the interview while he is preparing for the film debut at upcoming Sundance Film Festival.
Panorama: first titles revealed
The first twenty films taking part in the Panorama programme have been announced today. From Volker Schlöndorff to Hou Hsiao-Hsien, from the french Indignados to the gay rights issues portrayed in Parada, here is a preview of one of the most interesting sections of Berlinale.