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  • Maryland Film Festival 2014 lineup includes 'Ping Pong Summer'

    Maryland Film Festival 2014 lineup includes 'Ping Pong Summer'
    Next month's Maryland Film Festival will feature the local debut of "Ping Pong Summer," writer-director Michael Tully's coming-of-age tale set in Ocean City in the 1980s and starring Susan Sarandon, Lea Thompson, John Hannah and Amy Sedaris. Tully's...
  • Matt Porterfield's new film gets Baltimore release date

    Matt Porterfield's new film gets Baltimore release date
    Matt Porterfield's new film, "I Used To Be Darker," has been a festival favorite abroad. But soon Baltimore will get the first wider-release peek. According to a statement, the Baltimore director's third film will have its national opening in Baltimore...
  • Porterfield, filmmaker of 'Putty Hill,' wins 2011 Sondheim Prize

    Porterfield, filmmaker of 'Putty Hill,' wins 2011 Sondheim Prize
    Matthew Porterfield, the filmmaker behind "Putty Hill" and "Hamilton," was named the winner of the sixth annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize on Saturday. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts...
  • 'The Magic Flute,' South Africa style, heads for the Broad Stage

    'The Magic Flute,' South Africa style, heads for the Broad Stage
    "The Magic Flute" has received numerous modern and nontraditional interpretations over the years, but few have been as radical as the staging by South Africa's Isango Ensemble, which has given Mozart's opera of sorcery and romance a new spin with...
  • Actor Shia LaBeouf pleads guilty to disorderly conduct

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Actor Shia LaBeouf pleaded guilty in court on Wednesday to a violation of disorderly conduct following his arrest in June for disturbing a performance of "Cabaret" on Broadway. The bearded 28-year-old,...
  • Petition For Shuttered Beijing Independent Festival Expands

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - TORONTO - More than 30 international festivals have now added their names to the list of organizations which have signed a petition in support of the Beijing Independent Film Festival which was last month closed down by Chinese...
  • Berlinale Winner Bence Fliegauf Wraps 'Lily Lane' (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON -- Hungarian director Bence Fliegauf, who won the Berlinale Silver Bear with "Just the Wind," has wrapped principal photography on "Lily Lane." Fliegauf shot the film on location in Hungary, on the banks of the Danube and in the hills of Buda,...
  • Toronto: Pandora Film Looks at Chances to Develop Homegrown Talent

    Karl "Baumi" Baumgartner, a leading figure on the global arthouse scene, died in March but his company, Pandora Film, lives on. Cologne-based Pandora has four films in Toronto and had three in Venice, testament to the company's standing in the arthouse...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Near Death Experience'

    In some sense, all of anarchic French duo Benoit Delepine and Gustave Kervern's films are road movies: In "Aaltra," "Louise-Michel," "Mammuth" and "Le Grand Soir," misfit characters split with society, veer off into the wilderness and wreak black-comedy...
  • Film Review: 'Night Will Fall'

    As the WWII tide turned in their direction in 1944-45, the Allied forces had more than military liberation on their minds: They wanted to win the propaganda war as well, to forever discredit Nazism in Germany and around the world. Commissioned by the...
  • Sophia Loren Tribute Set for AFI Fest

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The American Film Institute has selected Sophia Loren for a tribute on Nov. 12 during its AFI Fest in Hollywood. The festival is also dedicating its branding this year to Loren by featuring a 1965 image of the star. The...
  • Int'l Festival Heads Criticize China Over Beijing Indie Event Closure

    HONG KONG -- More than a dozen international film festival heads have signed a petition denouncing the Chinese authorities' halting of the 11th Beijing Independent Film Festival. The petition is signed by leading festival bosses including: Christoph...