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  • 'Zombillenium,' 'Song of the Sea,' 'The Ghosts of Pere Lachaise' Among Cartoon Movie Highlights

    PARIS- "Zombillenium," "Song of the Sea," "The Ghosts of Pere Lachaise" and "Yellowbird" were among the highlights presented at Cartoon Movie's animation co-production forum. - Based on Arthur de Pins' eponymous comicbooks, "Zombillenium" (in...
  • In Theory: Belgium, suffering children and euthanasia

    The small European country of Belgium is in the news after its parliament voted to remove age restrictions from the country's euthanasia laws. If King Philippe signs the bill into law, it means children will be eligible for euthanasia. Belgium has...
  • Rising Helmer Mitre Moves Into Full House (EXCLUSIVE)

    In Berlin to present Peter Weber's "Fresh" at the Berlin Co-production Market, France's Full House, run by Didar Domehri, Gael Nouaille and Laurent Baudens, has boarded the untitled second feature by Argentina's Santiago Mitre. Mitre's debut "The...
  • Revolutionary Opera Director Gerard Mortier Dies at 70

    Gerard Mortier, a Belgian opera director whose nonconformist style often grated the tradition-bound elite and who became a fiercely avant-garde impresario, has died. He was 70. Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo made the announcement Sunday, and the country's...
  • Lots of ways to celebrate Valentine's Day

     Lots of ways to celebrate Valentine's Day
    Still wondering how to celebrate Valentine's Day? How about an oyster fest or murder-mystery dinner? Read on for a sampling of sweet events. Mokena Pile on the aphrodisiac with the three-day Oyster Fest at Tribes Alehouse, 11220 W. Lincoln Hwy....
  • BERLIN: GKids Sings Tomm Moore's 'Song Of The Sea' (EXCLUSIVE)

    BERLIN- New York-based GKids, a leading purveyor of foreign arthouse toons, has acquired all North-American rights to Tomm Moore's 2D animated fairytale "Song of the Sea." "Sea" marks the sophomore feature of Moore, whose debut "The Secret of Kells"...
  • TRIP Powers French Film Hub

    Though rising finance in France has become increasingly complicated, the French film industry is still recognized as being the strongest in Europe, due to its relatively high domestic market share, even in off years, and a financing model including...
  • Extend assisted suicide to children? Belgium says yes; so should we.

    The Belgian government this week approved new measures allowing the euthanasia of terminally ill children, a decision that on first reading would make most of us gasp. It is a distressing concept, and the idea of helping a child die sounds incredibly...
  • Matthias Schoenaerts to Star in Felix Van Groeningen's Next Pic 'Belgica'

    Felix van Groeningen's follow-up to Oscar-nominated "The Broken Circle Breakdown" will be "Belgica," a drama starring Belgian actor Matthias Schoenaerts and Stef Aerts, production company Menuet announced today. The film will be produced by Menuet in co-...
  • Amazon Angles for Oscar via Exclusive Deal for 'Broken Circle Breakdown'

    Netflix secured rights for documentary "The Square" a few months before the film received an Oscar nomination. Now rival Amazon.com is playing that game, too: The Internet giant struck a content-licensing agreement with Tribeca Film that will make...
  • Belgium extends euthanasia law

    The small European country of Belgium is in the news after its parliament voted to remove age restrictions from the country's euthanasia laws. If King Phillipe signs the bill into law, it means children will be eligible for euthanasia. Belgium has...
  • Belgium surprised at international euthanasia backlash

    Belgium surprised at international euthanasia backlash
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian media expressed rank incomprehension over foreign criticism of the country's extension of euthanasia to children, portraying legislation as humane and dismissing any notion of sick children being pressed to their deaths....