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  • PASSINGS: Jack Brabham, Radu Florescu

    Jack Brabham, 88, the three-time Formula One champion who famously pushed his car to the finish line to claim his first season title, died Monday at his home on Australia's Gold Coast. His family announced his death but did not state the cause. The...
  • Paris Coproduction Village Unveils Lineup

    CANNES- Paris Coproduction Village, a new development and financing platform organized by the team behind Les Arcs Film Festival and hosted by the Champs-Elysees film festival, has unveiled its projects lineup. Brillante Mendoza's "The Embroiderer,"...
  • HBO to Remake Oz Series 'Small Time Gangster' in Romania

    LONDON -- HBO Europe is to produce drama series "Umbre" (Small Time Gangster) in Romania. The series, which is adapted from an Australian format, will start production in early June. The plot follows Reiu, a Bucharest taxi driver who doubles as a...
  • World Ballet Competition, All Stars of Dance return

     World Ballet Competition, All Stars of Dance return
    WHAT: The World Ballet Competition returns to Orlando, with the final rounds taking place June 9-13 at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre. More than a hundred dancers, hailing from four continents, will compete during the weeklong contest. Dancers come...
  • Maria Sharapova defeats Simona Halep to win second French Open title

    Maria Sharapova defeats Simona Halep to win second French Open title
    Overcoming her nerves and some terrible serves, Maria Sharapova won her second French Open on Saturday, prevailing in a hard-fought match to become the first Russian tennis player to win the same Grand Slam tournament more than once. She was two...
  • Review: 'Child's Pose' ★★★★

    Review: 'Child's Pose' ★★★&#9733
    "Child's Pose" sounds like something simple and easy, but don't be fooled. This stunning film from Romania, exceptionally written, directed and acted and winner of the Berlin Film Festival's prestigious Golden Bear, is anything but uncomplicated. A...
  • Buenos Aires Indie Fest Showcases New Argentine Talent

    The Buenos Aires Intl. Independent Film Festival -- Bafici -- marks South America's biggest indie arthouse movie meet, and a springboard for new Argentine film talent. The 2014 edition, which runs April 2-13, boasts 450 titles, and looks to improve...
  • Mip TV Briefs Day Two: Russian Redo Of Brit Sitcom 'My Family' Set

    Russian TV auds will be getting a local version of hit brit sitcom "My Family" in a deal marking the first scripted format sale for independent distributor DLT Raydar. Leading Russian broadcaster CTC Channel has commissioned a localised pilot of the...
  • 'Fifi,' 'Bug,' 'Manakamana' Win at Buenos Aires' Bafici

    MADRID - Mitra Farahani's portrait of Iranian artist Bahamn Mohasses, "Fifi Howls With Happiness" topped the International Competition at the 16th Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival (BAFICI), which wrapped Sunday. Distinguished with a...
  • Best Translated Book Awards finalists announced

    Best Translated Book Awards finalists announced
    Translating a book is arduous and notoriously low-paid work. It's a labor of love for most. With a few blockbuster exceptions (think Gabriel García Márquez or Haruki Murakami) publishers don't make much, if any money from the translated titles they offer....
  • Beijing Market Emphasizes Film Production Detail

    BEIJING -- The fourth running of the Beijing Film Market wrapped on Saturday with a quickfire series of set-piece contract signings in front of an array of senior Chinese officials. It was announced that over RMB10 billion ($1.61 billion) of business...
  • Tougher Actions Needed To Stop Putin

    The president of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council challenges critics of President Barack Obama's Ukraine policy by saying "What are you going to do, send the 101st Airborne into Crimea?" Not exactly subtle. And rather silly, considering that no one...