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  • Kinology Embarks On Mia Hansen-Love's 'Eden'

    PARIS- Gregoire Melin's Kinology has taken international sales on contempo drama "Eden" from France's rising star director Mia Hansen-Love. Produced by Charles Gillibert's Paris-based CG Cinema, "Eden" spans over the last two decades and chronicles the...
  • Doha Film Institute Postpones Launch of New Qumra Doha Fest To 2015

    The Doha Film Institute has scrapped its plan for a 2014 launch of the inaugural edition of its Qumra Doha Film Festival this year, and decided to reschedule to 2015 the event focussed on first and second-time directors from around the world. "We have...
  • Cannes Fest Taps Pierre Lescure President

    Pierre Lescure, who co-founded Gaul's pay-TV leader Canal Plus, has been officially nominated to succeed 83-year-old Gilles Jacob as president of Cannes Film Festival in 2015. The appointment was made today during a board meeting. As president, Lescure's...
  • Palm Springs film festival is a hot spot full of characters

    Palm Springs film festival is a hot spot full of characters
    PALM SPRINGS — Beyond the wind turbines where the desert turns to grass, the aging and well-coiffed, makeup expertly drawn, hair dyed in russet and platinum shades, mingled with directors from foreign lands. A film buff, his wife pointing a camera,...
  • Digital dollars on rise. Campion to head Cannes jury. Bay walks!

    Digital dollars on rise. Campion to head Cannes jury. Bay walks!
    After the coffee. Before figuring out why 2014 is dragging. The Skinny: Apparently the first Monday after Jan. 1 is the most depressing day of the year. I actually was in a good mood yesterday. Go figure. Maybe I'm just grateful not to be at the...
  • Asghar Farhadi of the Oscar-winning 'A Separation' looks to 'The Past'

    Asghar Farhadi of the Oscar-winning 'A Separation' looks to 'The Past'
    Asghar Farhadi's "A Separation" not only won the foreign-language Oscar, it was also the rare foreign-language film to break through to a nomination in a more mainstream category, earning a nod for original screenplay. After also picking up multiple other...
  • Dennis Lehane to Write Remake of French Pic 'A Prophet' for Sony (EXCLUSIVE)

    After writing numerous crime novels set in America, Dennis Lehane will take on the criminal slums of France. Lehane is attached to adapt the script for the remake of the critically-acclaimed French pic "A Prophet" for Sony. Neal H. Moritz is on board to...
  • Martin Scorsese's 'Wolf of Wall Street' Dated for Christmas Day

    After weeks of speculation, Paramount has moved Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" from Nov. 15 for a nationwide release on Dec. 25. The news was made official Tuesday afternoon when the studio's distribution division sent out an announcement....
  • 'Blue Is The Warmest Color' Wins Gaul's Louis Delluc Award

    Abdellatif Kechiche's romance drama "Blue Is The Warmest Color" ("La vie d'Adele") won the Louis Delluc prize, a prestigious French film award voted on by 14 top critics. "Blue" beat out such strong contenders as Albert Dupontel's dark comedy "Nine-Month...
  • London Film Review: 'The Last Impresario'

    A gloriously English answer to "The Kid Stays in the Picture," "The Last Impresario" pays documentary tribute to a London theater and film producer whose life is just one happy ending short of a neatly scripted biopic arc. Triumphing over adversity,...
  • Uncut Version of 'Nymphomaniac' to World Premiere at Berlin Film Festival

    LONDON -- The uncut version of "Nymphomaniac Volume I" will world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival, where it will play out of competition. Director Lars von Trier is expected to attend the screening. The shorter version of Von Trier's pic will be...
  • 'The Past' is very much present for Asghar Farhadi, Berenice Bejo

    'The Past' is very much present for Asghar Farhadi, Berenice Bejo
    The hustle and bustle of the annual awards circuit can have unintended results, such as creating unlikely introductions. "The Past," which opens Friday in Los Angeles, brings together Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi and French Argentine actress...