COMMUNITY NEWS: TIFF Round-Up 2.0
Community News twice in one week? Yup – during Fall Festival season, there’s lots of news to go around! Earlier we told you about our Fellows and Members who — in addition to being nominated for an Emmy and having their films released on DVD — had films screening at Toronto. Here’s a round up of the rest of Film Independent’s community with films at TIFF.
Argo, starring Film Independent member Bryan Cranston
Academy Award® winner Ben Affleck directs and stars in this based-on-fact thriller about a CIA “exfiltration” expert who concocts an outlandish plan to get six stranded Americans out of Tehran after the 1979 invasion of the American embassy — by having them masquerade as a film crew.
The Place Beyond the Pines, produced by members Lynette Howell and Jamie Patricof, starring member Ryan Gosling
Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper and Eva Mendes star in this multi-generational crime drama from director Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine), about a motorcycle stunt rider whose moonlighting as a bank robber brings him into conflict with an ambitious young cop.
The Company You Keep, produced by member Nicholas Chartier
Robert Redford directs and stars in this gripping political thriller about a young journalist (Shia LaBeouf) who stumbles upon the story of his career when he uncovers the identity of a wanted ex-radical activist (Redford) who has been underground for five decades.
Thanks for Sharing, produced by member Leslie Urdang
Gwyneth Paltrow, Mark Ruffalo and Tim Robbins star in this comedy-drama about a group of people who are brought together when they join a support group to overcome their sex addictions directed by Stuart Blumberg, making his feature directorial debut.
Middle of Nowhere, original music by member Kathryn Bostic
A young woman (mesmerizing newcomer Emayatzy Corinealdi) brings anguish to herself and those around her through her blind devotion to her imprisoned husband, until a chance encounter leads her to reclaim the life she had almost given away. Writer-director Ava DuVernay won the Best Director prize at Sundance for her elegant, emotionally complex second feature. Also a 2012 LA Film Fest Alum.
September 12th, 2012 • No Comments