Tag Archives: Zurich Film Festival

“The Help” stars heading to Zurich to close fest – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Toronto International Film Festival receives a ton of credit for attracting as many stars for its red carpets and Gala screenings as its does commendable films with awards aspirations. But as with any behemoth (and believe me, TIFF is a monster), there’s always someone in the[...]

Roman Polanski returning to Zurich Film Festival – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Roman Polanski will attend this year’s Zurich Film Festival, where he’ll receive the lifetime achievement award he expected to receive in 2009, only this time he’s hoping the results will be different. The Oscar-winning director, if you recall, was arrested on sexual assault charges by Zurich police when[...]

Laurence Fishburne heading Zurich Film Fest jury – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Laurence Fishburne, star of “The Matrix” and a recent addition to Zack Snyder’s Superman reboot “Man of Steel,” has been announced as the international jury president for the 2011 Zurich Film Festival. This year’s even kicks off on Sept. 22 with a screening of Fishburne’s “Contagion,” Steven[...]