KINO! Chats: Nina Hoss

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KINO! Chats is a series of interviews with German filmmakers and talent created by KINO! Germany Now, the digital media brand of German Films in the USA. In this interview, we catch up with the luminous German actress Nina Hoss, known in the US for her many films in collaboration with Christian Petzold and her three seasons […]

KINO! Chats: Louis Hofmann on DARK

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KINO! Chats is a series of interviews with German filmmakers and talent created by KINO! Germany Now, the digital media brand of German Films in the USA. In this interview, we catch up with Louis Hofmann, who is featured in the Face to Face with German Films campaign, which shines a spotlight on rising stars […]

KINO! Chats: Maria Schrader on UNORTHODOX

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KINO! Chats is a series of interviews with German filmmakers and talent created by KINO! Germany Now, the digital media brand of German Films in the USA. In this interview, Maria Schrader discusses the four-part limited series UNORTHODOX, which is Maria’s first directing project with Netflix. Inspired by the New York Times best-selling book, the […]

KINO! Chats: Alice Brauner

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KINO! Chats is a series of interviews with German filmmakers and talent created by KINO! Germany Now, the digital media brand of German Films in the USA. In this interview, we catch up with Alice Brauner, a German film producer whose most recent film CRESCENDO is currently available to rent in the US via Menemsha […]

‘Rising Star’ Karen Gillan Celebrated at the Maui Film Festival

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On June 24 at the 2017 Maui Film Festival, the talented Scottish actress Karen Gillan received the Rising Star Award, which “honors a young film artist whose every role, even in her formative years, surprises, enthralls and delights audiences of every age.” Previous honorees include Scott Eastwood, Garrett Hedlund, Brie Larson, Teresa Palmer, Kelly Rohrbach […]

Pierce Brosnan Receives Maui Film Festival Pathfinder Award

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On June 23 at the 2017 Maui Film Festival, the legendary Irish-American actor, film producer, environmentalist, philanthropist, artist and two-time Golden Globe® Award nominee Pierce Brosnan received the Pathfinder Award, which “honors a film artist whose eclectic choices and charismatic performances encourage us all to expand our definition of what it means to be human.” […]

‘Shining Star’ Freida Pinto Honored at the Maui Film Festival

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On June 22 at the 2017 Maui Film Festival, Indian beauty Freida Pinto was recognized for her international film work, starting with her groundbreaking debut in SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, Danny Boyle’s Academy Award®-winning Best Picture. The Shining Star Award “honors a film artist who dares to dream big dreams and delivers brilliantly charismatic and revelatory performances […]

Connie Britton Receives the Navigator Award at the Maui Film Festival

WAILEA, HI - JUNE 21:  Connie Britton, recipient of the Navigator Award, attends the Taste of Summer during day one of the 2017 Maui Film Festival at Wailea on June 21, 2017 in Wailea, Hawaii.  (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

Last week at the 2017 Maui Film Festival, fan favorite Connie Britton was recognized for her ability to seamlessly work across the mediums of television (Friday Night Lights, Nashville) and film (BEATRIZ AT DINNER). The prestigious Navigator Award “honors a film artist for carving a path of distinction through the turbulent waters of the entertainment […]

SEMBENE! Across Africa Brings a Filmmaker Home

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This past weekend, people across Africa (and beyond) took part in Sembene Across Africa, an unprecedented community screening of the award-winning documentary film SEMBENE! Grassroots efforts galvanized three days of free public screenings and house parties in 130 venues in 38 nations, plus additional online streaming and network broadcasts in many more. The film, which […]

Alamo Drafthouse Opens in Brooklyn with NYC PSAs

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Film (and food) fans, rejoice! Alamo Drafthouse, the innovative Texas movie theater chain, has finally opened its first outpost in New York City. Located in City Point, a robust new shopping mecca emerging in downtown Brooklyn, the seven-screen house offers in-theater dining with a wide range of comfort food, creative cocktails and, of course, popcorn. Before or after […]