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  • Fatih Akin to Receive Douglas Sirk Award at Filmfest Hamburg

    LONDON -- Filmfest Hamburg is to honor Hamburg-based director Fatih Akin with its Douglas Sirk Award, which is presented to a personality for outstanding achievements within film culture and the film industry. Festival director Albert Wiederspiel said...
  • Biopic, DVD set celebrate actress Grace Kelly

    In her six brief years as a screen actress, Philadelphia's Grace Kelly managed to leave behind a handful of classic movies that still hold up today. Sixty years after she won an Oscar for her turn in "The Country Girl" and 32 years after she was killed...
  • Polish Films Take Spotlight at New Horizons Festival

    New Polish films get their spotlight during Polish Days at the New Horizons Intl. Film Festival. Pics from some of the hottest local helmers will unspool July 30-Aug. 1 for some 150 industry guests, including festival programmers from Berlin and Cannes,...
  • Venice Film Fest Critics' Week Unveils Lineup Of Nine Promising First Works

    ROME -- The Venice Film Festival's 29th Critics' Week has unveiled its lineup of nine first works, including eight world preems, featuring fresh pics from Europe, China, Vietnam, Iran, and Palestine. Just like last year, the U.S. is absent. The...
  • In war-torn Ukraine, a film festival as tonic

    In war-torn Ukraine, a film festival as tonic
    In early May, this picturesque city on the Black Sea suffered a surprising, gruesome tragedy. Forty-eight people were killed when Ukrainian nationalists and pro-Russian separatists faced off in a bloody street fight that culminated in a fire at a trade-...
  • 'Black Orpheus' to become a Broadway musical

    'Black Orpheus' to become a Broadway musical
    The movie "Black Orpheus," which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1959 and an Academy Award for foreign-language film, will become a Broadway musical under the creative guidance of George C. Wolfe and playwright Lynn Nottage....
  • CBS Films Buys Cannes Labor Union Movie 'Pride'

    CBS Films has acquired U.S. rights to the British dramedy "Pride" two months after its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. It's planning an awards season push with a Sept. 19 launch. Chares Gant called the film an "irresistible crowdpleaser" in his...
  • Almodovar, Leigh petition Putin on jailed Ukrainian Oleg Sentsov

    Almodovar, Leigh petition Putin on jailed Ukrainian Oleg Sentsov
    A who’s who of European directors have signed a letter to Vladimir Putin and Russian leaders seeking justice for Oleg Sentsov, the Ukarainian filmmaker who was arrested by Russian authorities on May 11 and is believed held in a Moscow prison. Pedro...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films'

    Both an affectionate tribute and a cautionary tale, "The Go-Go Boys" is a solid documentary that offers, as its subtitle promises, one version of the "inside story of Cannon Films." Israeli helmer Hilla Medalia ("Dancing in Jaffa") offers, as its subtitle...
  • Brad Pitt attacker to be charged with battery, assault

    Brad Pitt attacker to be charged with battery, assault
    LOS ANGELES - The Ukrainian prankster who struck actor Brad Pitt in the face at the Los Angeles premiere of the movie "Maleficent" will be charged with battery and assault, officials said on Friday. Vitalii Sediuk, a 25-year-old Ukrainian TV reporter...
  • Il Cinema Ritrovato: Cinematic Treasures Lost and Found, Back on the Bigscreen

    A large crowd queues impatiently outside the cinema and, when the doors open, rushes in. In an instant, every available seat is taken. Toward the back of the auditorium, a dispute breaks out between two passholders over who was there first. It's a...
  • Karlovy Vary Fest Director Karel Och on Testing the Audience and Looking Ahead

    It's been four years since Karel Och took over as artistic director of the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, during which time the fest's famously youthful audience has multiplied, while the programming has maintained its commitment to new voices and...