In the latest Guardian documentary, Shaul Schwarz introduces us to three muxes, people whose gender identity is unique to the Oaxaca region and the indigenous Zapoteca culture.
This year’s Independent Filmmaker Project Gotham Awards will be hosted by John Cameron Mitchell. The ceremony will be held on November 27 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. Congrats, John!
“A Year in Space” won an Emmy for Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary at the 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards last night. Congratulations Shaul!
Don’t miss Asif Kapadia at Frieze London this weekend. As a part of Frieze talk, Asif will discuss his filmmaking process with Krishnan Guru-Murthy.
With the opening of Matthew’s Vaughn’s “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” around the corner, Mr. Porter has released the exclusive Kingsman Collection.
Aretha Franklin is one of 46 women to be featured in TIME’s Firsts, celebrating women who are the first in their field. She was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2016, Gillian Laub directed a live performance of Franklin for TIME. Check it out here.
Don’t miss “Trophy,” a film directed by Shaul Schawarz, opening this Friday at the Quad Cinema in NY. Selected screenings will be accompanied by Q&A’s with the filmmakers. The film takes an in-depth look into the powerhouse industries of big-game hunting, breeding, and wildlife conservation in the U.S. and Africa and unravels the complex consequences of treating animals as commodities. “Trophy” is an official selection of Sundance Film Festival.
Asif Kapadia’s “The Tale of Thomas Burberry” garnered two 2017 Clio Awards nominations – Best Direction and Best Cinematography. Winners will be announced on September 27th.