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  • Oscar's Final Foreign-Language List Includes a Few Surprises

    Saudi Arabia and Moldova have their first entry; Pakistan is repped for the first time in 50 years; Montenegro is submitting for the first time as an independent country; and there are a record 76 films in the Academy's official roster of foreign-language...
  • Muslims sue after mosque denied

    Muslims sue after mosque denied
    A Bosnian Muslim congregation filed a federal lawsuit Monday against Des Plaines and five aldermen, alleging they violated its religious freedom when they denied permission to convert a vacant office building into a community center and Muslim house of...
  • Les Arcs Fest Incubates Arthouse Films With Commercial Potential

    As the market for European pure-play arthouse films continues to shrink, the fifth edition of Les Arcs European Film Festival's Arc 1950 Co-production Village will turn the spotlight on projects with mainstream appeal, while also opening up financing...
  • 'No One's Child' Wins Les Arcs' Work-In-Progress Nod

    LES ARCS, France -- Vuk Rsumovic's "No One's Child," a drama set in war-torn Bosnia, won the Work-In-Progress nod at Les Arcs film festival's co-production village on Dec. 16. Set in 1988, "Child" centers on the true story of a wild boy who was found...
  • Algerian inmates sent home from Guantanamo despite fears, lawyers say

    Algerian inmates sent home from Guantanamo despite fears, lawyers say
    WASHINGTON — Two detainees were sent back to Algeria on Thursday after more than a decade at Guantanamo Bay, despite their lawyers' entreaties that they be sent elsewhere for their safety. Djamel Ameziane, who had been imprisoned at the U.S. naval...
  • 'The Hunt,' 'Grandmaster,' 'Great Beauty' make Oscar foreign shortlist

    'The Hunt,' 'Grandmaster,' 'Great Beauty' make Oscar foreign shortlist
    The Motion Picture Academy on Friday released the shortlist of nine foreign-language films that will pass to the next round of the race, and it contained the category's characteristic mix of favorites and surprises. While some of the films making the...
  • Pawel Pawlikowski's 'Ida' Wins Les Arcs Film Fest's Top Award

    Pawel Pawlikowski's "Ida" has won the Crystal Arrow award at Les Arcs European Film Festival which wraps today in the French Alps. "Ida," which is repped by Memento, also earned its two leading thesps, Agata Kulesza and Agata Trzebuchowska, the actress...
  • Oscar Offers Surprises in Foreign-Language List of 9

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled its short list of foreign-language contenders: nine films that are semi-finalists to grab an Oscar nomination on Jan. 16. As usual, there are surprises, and there will be howls of protest and...
  • We need your prayers this season, Pope Francis

    Christmas this year seems more the occasion of religious war than of the peace to which the greeting cards routinely allude. Peace talks, such as the "5 plus 1" talks seeking reconciliation with Iran to eliminate the threat of war from or against that...
  • Romanian Films Dominate Sarajevo Competish

    The strength of filmmaking in Romania has been underscored by the Sarajevo Film Festival's inclusion of three pics from the country in its competish program, which was unveiled Thursday. Sarajevo, which is one of South-East Europe's leading sprocket...
  • Kindness One: Finding a lifeline in Sarajevo

    Kindness One: Finding a lifeline in Sarajevo
    "I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear" -- Nelson Mandela As I continue to travel across the world relying on the kindness of...
  • Marija Pikic: International Star You Should Know

    CLAIM TO FAME Marija Pikic was a 21-year-old drama student with a few professional credits when helmer-writer Aida Begic chose her to star in "Children of Sarajevo." She won the actress kudo at last year's Sarajevo fest. 21ST-CENTURY BLUES Pikic, who...