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  • Pedro Almodovar To Receive 6th Lumiere Award

    MADRID -- Following in the illustrious footsteps of Clint Eastwood (2009), Milos Forman (2010). Gerard Depardieu (2011), Ken Loach (2012) and Quentin Tarantino (2013), Pedro Almodovar will receive the 6th Lumiere Award at France's 2014 Lumiere-Grand...
  • Durban Film Fest Spotlights Local Directors in Lineup

    The Durban Intl. Film Festival, which runs July 17-27 in the South African city that lies along the Indian Ocean coast, has unveiled its full program. With a focus on 20 years of post-Apartheid democracy in South Africa, many local filmmakers will be...
  • Marion Cotillard on Her 'Two Days, One Night' Role: 'I Had Written Her Whole Life Before We Meet Her'

    It is the voice -- lilting, lightly French-accented -- that one notices first, even before fully registering the famous face. You notice it because, in the movies, Marion Cotillard so rarely sounds like herself, whether affecting Edith Piaf's nasal warble...
  • Hollywood Calling for a New Generation of German Directors

    Martin Moszkowicz, who heads up film and TV production at Germany's Constantin Film and is its exec board chairman, recently has been getting a lot of calls from L.A. talent agents inquiring after Teutonic helmers. "There is strong demand for German...
  • Polish Cinema: Female Filmmaker Tackles Tough Issues

    Of the notably healthy crop of women filmmakers emerging in Poland, few have found stronger resonance abroad recently than Malgorzata Szumowska, (pictured)who took a feature Teddy at last year's Berlinale for her thoughtful and moody study of a gay...
  • CANNES: Early Competition Films Upstage Graceless 'Monaco'

    The 2014 Cannes Film Festival got off to an excellent start on Wednesday evening, as journalists heralded the arrival of an emotionally wrenching, fact-inspired drama set in a formerly French-ruled colony coming under threat of hostile siege. I am...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Party Girl'

    The title may suggest a cute indie comedy about the angsty pitfalls of young womanhood, the sort that might feature Greta Gerwig or Lena Dunham, but the subject of "Party Girl" has many more years, and heartaches, under her not-so-chic belt. This...
  • Talent, Execs Making Waves in Ecuador's Burgeoning Film Biz

    Diego Araujo, writer-director His helming debut "Feriado," sold by M-Appeal, became the first Ecuadorian pic to have a world premiere at the Berlinale. Araujo has written and directed several shorts, docus and commercials. He's developing three pics...
  • Karlovy Vary Fest Spotlights Variety's Critics' Choice Lineup

    The 10 pics championed by variety critics selected to screen at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival next month are an eclectic mix of the year's best-reviewed Euro-backed features. Representing a wide sample of different genres, countries and languages...
  • 'Sunshine' to Light up Skip City Festival Opening

    TOKYO -- Actor/director Dexter Fletcher's second feature "Sunshine on Leith" will open the 11th edition of the Skip City International D-Cinema Festival, organizers announced today in Tokyo. The musical drama (pictured) about an Afghanistan War vet's...
  • Global Screen Picks Up 'About a Girl' Starring Rising Thesp Jasna Fritzi Bauer

    LONDON -- Munich-based sales house Global Screen has picked up worldwide distribution rights to upbeat, feel-good young adult film "About a Girl." Pic stars break-out thesp Jasna Fritzi Bauer, alongside Heike Makatsch ("Love, Actually," "Hilde") in a...