Matt Dillon is to obtain the Locarno Movie Competition’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The award ceremony on Thursday, August 4 in Piazza Grande can be accompanied by screenings of Drugstore Cowboy (Gus Van Sant, 1989) and Metropolis of Ghosts (Matt Dillon, 2002), and a Q&A with the actor on Friday, August 5 on the Discussion board @Spazio Cinema. Dillon is greatest identified for films together with The Outsiders (1983), Rumble Fish (1983), Wild Things (John McNaughton, 1998), There’s One thing About Mary (Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly, 1998) and Lars von Trier’s The House That Jack Constructed (2018). Earlier recipients of Locarno’s Lifetime Achievement Award have included Harrison Ford (2011), Alain Delon (2012), Jacqueline Bisset (2013), Harvey Keitel (2016) and, in 2021, Dario Argento.
British broadcaster Channel 4 has commissioned Glasgow’s Flabbergast TV to make life-affirming sequence Love My Face (working title). Every episode will see three individuals with seen facial variations —whether or not congenital, continual, acquired or perceived — obtain distinctive psychological well being help from incapacity campaigner Jono Lancaster. Help, advance and transformative remedies to assist settle for or deal with their variations are explored. It’s producer Flabbergast’s first fee from Channel 4 because it landed the broadcaster’s Rising Indie Fund discretionary award final 12 months.
Sheffield DocFest 2022’s Worldwide Competitors Jury has been unveiled, comprising lecturer Emma Davie, whose movie The Oil Machine which has its world premiere on the occasion; Nigerian filmmaker Ike Nnaebue, whose new movie No U-Flip acquired a Particular Point out at Berlinale 2022 and has it’s UK premiere in Sheffield; and producer Raymond Phathanavirangoon, who co-founded SEAFIC and has programme consulted for Cannes Critics’ Week and the Hong Kong and Toronto worldwide movie festivals. The 9 movies in competitors embrace Nadim Mishlawi’s After the Finish of the World (Lebanon), Kim Hopkins’ A Bunch of Amateurs (UK) and Amiel Courtin-Wilson’s Man on Earth – Australia – 2022 – (Australia). Sheffield DocFest kicks-off on Thursday (June 23).
James Bond-Themed Doc ‘The Different Fellow’ Debuting At
Australian director Matthew Bauer’s James Bond-themed function documentary The Different Fellow opens New Zealand’s Doc Edge Competition this Wednesday (June 22). The function documentary debut explores the experiences of a various set of males who’ve gone by life with the title James Bond, within the shadow of the ‘007 phenomenon.’ The characters span a Swedish 007 super-fan with a WWII previous, a New York theatre director, and an African American Bond accused of homicide. “Within the sixtieth anniversary 12 months of the James Bond movie sequence and as questions rage concerning the gender, race, and id of the next film 007, all of the sudden The Different Fellow holds nice, fascinating resonance,” mentioned Bauer. Marking its seventeenth version, the Auckland-based Doc Edge Competition – Life Unscripted will showcase greater than 100 feature-length and quick movies this 12 months.