LIZ GARBUS' Love, Marilyn HAS TWO WEEK RUN AT NYC'S FILM FORUM
Love, Marilyn, the new film by Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated director, Liz Garbus, opened for a 2-week theatrical run at New York City's Film Forum theater on Friday, November 30th.
The film premiered internationally at the 2012 Telluride Film Festival, and as a Gala Presentation Film at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival. A. O. Scott of The New York Times reviewed it as "a heady cocktail of journalistic rigor and show business flair, a blend that seems, in the end, just right for its blazingly famous, endlessly enigmatic subject." The film also screened at The London Film Festival and Houston FF and was the Opening Night Film at the 2012 Hamptons International FF.
The film is screening daily from November 30th through December 11th. Get more information about screening times and purchase tickets online at filmforum.org12.03.12
LIZ GARBUS WINS WOMENS IMAGE NETWORK AWARD FOR BOBBY FISCHER AGAINST THE WORLD
At this year's WIN AWARDS Liz Garbus was awarded for BOBBY FISCHER AGAINST THE WORLD in the Outstanding Film / Show Directed by a woman category.
Since 1993, the non-profit corporation Women's Image Network has produced The WIN Awards to honor outstanding individuals in politics, business, music and the media who promote gender parity through their creativity and leadership. Women's Image Network, (WIN), produces The WIN Awards to thank those who advance opportunities for women by creating dimensional female media images. While The WIN Awards began in 1993 to present awards to outstanding film and television individuals they awards have grown into a juried awards show in which networks and studios submit work on a competition basis. (read more)02.29.12
THURMAN, DAVIS, LOHAN, GIAMATTI AMONG CAST OF LIZ GARBUS MARILYN MONROE DOC
Uma Thurman, Viola Davis, Lindsay Lohan, Paul Giamatti, Ellen Burstyn and Evan Rachel Wood are among the all-star ensemble cast who will appear in Liz Garbus's new documentary Fragments, which is being handled by StudioCanal and shopped at EFM. (read more)02.10.12
SUNDANCE 2012: FILMS TO SEE IN PARK CITY
Ethel is one of the Los Angeles Times’ The Envelope’s films to see at Sundance Film Festival this year! It's an honor to part of such an amazing list. (read more)01.20.12
TWELVE FILMS FOR CHRISTMAS
The Telegraph’s 12 films for Christmas: No 7—Bobby Fischer Against the World
If only Bobby Fischer, the late chess champion, had had a Harry Potter-style magic wand, he might have chosen to banish his multiple internal demons. Liz Garbus’s documentary, Bobby Fischer Against the World, charts the rise of the gawky Brooklyn-born prodigy to become a US Champion at 14, and then to take on the Russian World Champion Boris Spassky at 29. (read more)