29th Palm Springs Int’l Film Fest Names ‘Félicité’ As Best Foreign Language Film 

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The Senegalese film Félicité  won the FIPRESCI Best Foreign Language Film of the Year to highlight the 29th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) juried award winners, who were honored today at a luncheon at the Hilton Palm Springs.
The festival, held from January 2-15, 2018, screened 180 films from 77 countries. Last year, it welcomed 135,000 attendees for its lineup of new and celebrated international features and documentaries. The Festival is also…

Cannes Critics Prize ‘BPM,’ Closeness,’ ’Nothing Factory’

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CANNES — Robin Campillo’s “BPM (Beats Per Minute),” Kantemir Balagov’s “Closeness” and Pedro Pinho’s “The Nothing Factory” won International Critics’ Prizes Saturday afternoon at the Cannes Festival. Awarded by the International Federation of Film Critics (Fipresci) one day before a international jury headed by Pedro Almodovar announces May 28 Cannes Festival’s 2017 Palme d’Or, the… Read more »