#FIRSTLOOK: LINEUP ANNOUNCED FOR WE ARE ONE GLOBAL FILM FESTIVAL
The WE ARE ONE FESTIVAL kicks-off on YouTube May 29 – June 7, 2020. The 10-day online Film Festival is a collaboration between 21 prolific Festivals from 35 countries including the Toronto International Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival and Venice Film Festvals. The Festival will take place at http://YouTube.com/WeAreOne.
Notable Film presentations will include:
–Ricky Powell: The Individualist, a documentary about legendary street photographer Powell featuring interviews with Natasha Lyonne and LL Cool J
-the online premiere of Eeb Allay Ooo!, a unique satire about professional “monkey repellers” and winner of the Mumbai Film Festival’s Golden Gateway Award
-the world premiere of Iron Hammer, a compelling documentary feature directed by Joan Chen about legendary Chinese Olympic volleyball star Jenny Lang Ping, a true trailblazer who forged connections across the globe
Available to the public are 50 Narrative and Documentary Chorts with exciting entries such as:
-the world premiere of Japanese narrative short Yalta Conference Online [working title], created exclusively for the festival by Director Koji Fukada
-the global premiere of the Third Eye Blind documentary short Motorcycle Drive By
-the first short pieces made by Dreamworks Animation, Bilby, Marooned and Bird Karma
Episodic Programming features include:
-the world premiere of Losing Alice, an Israeli female-led neo-noir psychological TV thriller
–And She Could Be Next, a two part documentary series on the experiences of women of color running for office, including Stacey Abrams and Rashida Tlaib.
-TIFF will be presenting the Digital World Premiere for Crazy World
Above this, there also will be talks including: Francis Ford Coppola with Steven Soderbergh, Song Kang-ho with Bong Joon-ho, and Jackie Chan and musical performances by QuestLove and more!
For full schedule, visit www.weareoneglobalfestival.com.