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  • Russia's Arena Acquires Sundance Audience Winner 'Green Prince'

    KARLOVY VARY, Czech Rep. -- Nadav Schirman's "The Green Prince," which opened the World Cinema Documentary Competition at Sundance and won the audience award there, has been sold to Russian distributor Arena Film. The film won the audience award at...
  • Chad Hartigan Talks Next Feature 'Morris In America' In Karlovy Vary

    This time last year, Chad Hartigan hit Karlovy Vary midway through an extensive festival tour for his soph feature "This is Martin Bonner." Beginning at Sundance 2013 and only wrapping up at Poland's Off Plus Camera last May, the warm, intimate...
  • First Look of Trailer from Karlovy Vary Fest Player 'Kebab & Horoscope' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Variety has been given exclusive access to the trailer for black comedy "Kebab & Horoscope," which world premieres in competition at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival. The pic is the debut feature from Polish director Grzegorz Jaroszuk, whose 2011...
  • Variety Ups Film Critic Guy Lodge

    Continuing its commitment to international film coverage, Variety has upped London-based contributor Guy Lodge to the position of film critic and features writer. Previously a critic for the entertainment news outlet Hitfix, Lodge will now write...
  • 'Land Ho!'? It all began with an Icelandic travel brochure

     'Land Ho!'? It all began with an Icelandic travel brochure
    The quirky senior buddy comedy "Land Ho!" may be the first movie inspired by a vacation brochure and a very outrageous doctor. Independent filmmaker Martha Stephens was planning a vacation trip with her husband to Iceland last year but her thoughts kept...
  • 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...
  • Jazz fireworks for a holiday weekend

    Jazz fireworks for a holiday weekend
    The jazz tempo does not slow for the holiday weekend. Among the highlights: Paul Marinaro: Connoisseurs of music in Chicago long have known that Marinaro owns one of the most plush and malleable bass-baritones to be heard today. But it wasn't until...
  • 'I Origins' Helmer Mike Cahill Talks Science and Sequels as Sci-fi Pic Prepares to Open Karlovy Vary

    Variety speaks to writer-director Mike Cahill, whose sci-fi mystery "I Origins" opens the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival on Friday. The pic, which was purchased by Fox Searchlight for worldwide distribution, stars Michael Pitt as a young scientist...
  • Fox Taps Two for Writers Intensive Fellowship Program

    Fox Broadcasting and 20th Century Fox TV have set a development pact with writing partners Ed Gonzalez and Jeremy Haft after tapping the pair as its Fox Writers Intensive fellows for 2014. Gonzalez (pictured left) and Haft (pictured right) were chosen...
  • Filmmaker and Ebert's widow discuss how a movie critic became 'beloved'

    He could be generous and petty, competitive and nurturing, absurdly public and ferociously private. And given access to a soap box, you could be sure Roger Ebert would scramble on top of it. Quite aside from being America's most famous film critic, Ebert...
  • Venice's Biennale College Spawns Microbudget Movies That Travel Worldwide

    Among titles competing this year in Karlovy Vary's Forum of Independents is the experimental "Memphis," by U.S. helmer Tim Sutton, which owes its existence to the Venice Film Festival's recently launched Biennale College, a groundbreaking production...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Star Dakota Johnson on 'Forever, Interrupted'

    Gidden Media and Good Universe have tapped "Fifty Shades of Grey" star Dakota Johnson to topline the movie adaptation of "Forever, Interrupted: A Novel" by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Amy Baer will produce the romantic drama through her Gidden Media. Johnson...