Trailer: Eugenio Derbez In ‘CODA’ — Set For August Release
Director Sian Heder’s upcoming film “CODA” showcases the struggles of a hearing family member within her deaf family. In a video that Derbez posted on Facebook, he says that “CODA” is based on actual events. The actor explains that he had to take piano and choir conducting classes to give life to the film’s music teacher. Although Eugenio Derbez started with comedy, he always adds a special message to his films. Trailer: Eugenio Derbez in CODA – set for August release first appeared on LatinHeat Entertainment.thewestsidegazette.com
‘CODA’ Sweeps Sundance, Clifton Collins Jr. Wins Top Acting Award
“CODA,” the family drama starring Emilia Jones and Eugenio Derbez, and Clifton Collins Jr., “Jockey’s” protagonist, were the big winners at the Sundance Film Festival this year. Under Sian Heder’s direction, “CODA” took four top awards, including the most coveted, the U.S. Grand Jury Prize, and the Audience Award. Apple Studios acquired “CODA” for $25 million, a record amount paid for a Sundance film. This is Almada’s second Sundance prize in the same category — the first one was for “El General” in 2009. The post ‘CODA’ Sweeps Sundance, Clifton Collins Jr. Wins Top Acting Award appeared first on Zenger News.thewestsidegazette.com
'CODA,' 'Summer of Soul' win top prizes at Sundance Awards
Dramatic Competition at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. The 2021 Sundance Film Festival Awards were unlike any before and had filmmakers calling in from around the world Tuesday night to cap off the festival’s first virtual edition. “Hive,” from first time filmmaker Blerta Basholli, was awarded the world cinema grand jury prize and the audience award. “Writing With Fire,” a documentary about India’s only all-female newspaper, won the world cinema documentary audience award. The 2021 Sundance Film Festival runs through Wednesday.
Sundance Film Festival unveils slate for 1st virtual edition
The film will debut at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. (Sundance Film Festival via AP)Sundance Institute programs. Organizers on Tuesday unveiled a robust and diverse slate for the festival, which will be largely virtual due to the pandemic. Yutani said that the Sesame Street documentary, “Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street” is likely to be a crowd favorite. “We all are so excited about the possibility of encountering people who’ve never been to the festival," Jackson said.