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  • Kiarostami To Preside Cannes' Cinefondation and Short Film Jury

    PARIS - Renowned Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami will preside the Cannes Festival's Cinefondation and Short Films Jury, whose other members are French hyphenate Noemie Lvovsky and three directors: Brazil's Daniela Thomas, Chad's Mahamat-Saleh Haroun and...
  • 'Nymphomaniac' Is Not a Porno, Says Pic's Stellan Skarsgard

    Lars von Trier's new film "Nymphomaniac: Volume I" is the story of a young woman who tries to work through her parental issues by having as much sex as possible. And that's quite a bit of sex indeed, the majority of it dispassionate and squalid. It is...
  • Les Arcs Film Fest Launches Paris Coproduction Village

    PARIS- The team behind Les Arcs film festival, the successful five-year old fest that's been coined the European Sundance, is creating a franchise with the launch of a Coproduction Village in Paris. Although the mart won't have the French Alps for...
  • French Director Jean-Louis Bertuccelli Dies

    PARIS- French director Jean-Louis Bertuccelli died today in Paris. He was 71. Bertuccelli was best known for "Remparts of Clay," a drama turning on a young woman from a small Algerian village who dreams of another life. It won a Jean Vigo prize and...
  • SXSW: Restored 'Texas Chain Saw Massacre' Heading for Release

    MPI/Dark Sky Films will be releasing a restored version Tobe Hooper's 1974 "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" in celebration of the film's 40th anniversary. The South by Southwest Film Festival will unveil the restoration Monday at the Topfer Theatre in...
  • Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Inherent Vice' Dated for December

    Warner Bros. has set Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice" for release on Dec. 12. The big question now is whether the film will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, as has been rumored. Anderson's "The Master" wasn't ready for Cannes in 2012 and...
  • Oscar Notebook: Even in the obscure foreign language category, these two films are little known

     Oscar Notebook: Even in the obscure foreign language category, these two films are little known
    It's easy to feel a certain fatigue as awards season drags along, with even the most dedicated Oscar-ologists tiring of talking about the same boiled-down pool of a few films. So this may be just the time to turn to the lesser-known quarters of the...
  • REVIEW: 'Like Father, Like Son' ★★★

    REVIEW: 'Like Father, Like Son' ★★&#9733
    At last year's Cannes Film Festival, Steven Spielberg served as jury president, and the second the lights came up after the first competition screening of the Japanese picture "Like Father, Like Son," the cynical chatter began. This is Spielberg's cup...
  • Berlin International Film Festival a showcase for everyday film lover

     Berlin International Film Festival a showcase for everyday film lover
    BERLIN — They stood an hour or more in four long lines, inching toward the ticket counters with agonizing slowness. This being Germany, they were orderly and polite. And this being the Berlin International Film Festival, they didn't mind the wait....
  • Review: 'Omar' is heartbreaking tale of love across isolation walls

    Review: 'Omar' is heartbreaking tale of love across isolation walls
    There are two distinct images that open "Omar." One is a face; one is a wall. Both are as resilient as resistant — defining elements and powerful metaphors for all that connects and divides us in Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad's unnerving...
  • French Film Master Alain Resnais Dies

    Alain Resnais, a cinema pioneer and a leading light of the French New Wave, has died aged 91. One of the most critically-aclaimed French helmers of all times, Resnais directed such cult films as the Marguerite Duras-scripted "Hiroshima Mon Amour,"a...
  • Unifrance's Online Fest MyFrenchFilmFestival Draws Record 4 Million Viewings

    The Fourth edition of MyFrenchFilmFestival - the online initiative launched by promotion org Unifrance to examine VOD opportunities overseas - drew a record 4 million viewings across 205 countries, driven by results in China, Poland, Russia, Mexico and...