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  • Leading Czech Filmmaker Alice Nellis to Script 'Even Mice Belong in Heaven'

    Czech writer-director Alice Nellis, whose film "Revival" won the audience award at Karlovy Vary last year, has come on board as the scriptwriter for animated feature "Even Mice Belong in Heaven." The project was pitched Tuesday at Annecy Intl. Animation...
  • Stanley Cup Final: Meet the 'keeper' of the cup

    Stanley Cup Final: Meet the 'keeper' of the cup
    Very soon, Philip Pritchard will know where he's spending summer vacation. You see, Pritchard is lucky enough to have a front-row seat to sports history as the "keeper" of the Stanley Cup. He's had what some might say is one of the world's best jobs...
  • Federer ousted from French Open

    Federer ousted from French Open
    PARIS - Roger Federer was knocked out in the last 16 of the French Open on Sunday, losing 6-7(5), 7-6(3,) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to 18th-seed Ernests Gulbis of Latvia, his worst result at Roland Garros since 2004. The fourth seed and 2009 champion was second...
  • European Commission: Lithuania ready to join Eurozone in 2015

    Lithuania will become the 19th nation to adopt Europe's common currency next year when it joins its Baltic sister republics in the Eurozone. The European Commission announced Wednesday that the former Soviet republic that failed to meet Eurozone entry...
  • Central European Media Enterprises Appoints John K. Billock as Chairman

    LONDON -- John K. Billock has been tapped as chairman of broadcast network Central European Media Enterprises. Gerhard Zeiler, Iris Knobloch and Doug Shapiro have joined the board. CME, which is traded on the NASDAQ, operates 35 television channels in...
  • The Valley Line: Orchestra supporters have the world on a string

    The Valley Line: Orchestra supporters have the world on a string
    Whew! Tax time is over. Certainly not my favorite time of the year. Actually, I get quite cranky. Of course there is not a darn thing to be done about it. Ben Franklin once wrote in a letter, "Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance...
  • Obama and missile defense myths

    Obama and missile defense myths
    Hawks in the wild tend to be solitary creatures. But those in Washington, D.C., often appear in noisy flocks. As Russian President Vladimir Putin continues his predatory activities in Ukraine, conservatives here are unanimous on how the Obama...
  • CANNES: European Film Promotion Unveils 24 Participants

    LONDON -- Twenty-four up-and-coming European producers have been selected to take part in European Film Promotion's networking platform Producers on the Move at the Cannes Film Festival. The event, which runs May 17-19, aims to help the producers work...
  • Gunmen refuse to release European observers seized in eastern Ukraine

    Gunmen refuse to release European observers seized in eastern Ukraine
    SLOVYANSK, Ukraine -- Pro-Russia gunmen refused Saturday to release a group of European observers and accompanying Ukrainian army officers seized a day earlier in this eastern Ukrainian town, the epicenter of the pro-Moscow rebellion. “These...
  • Entertainment Education: Film School Programs Overseas

    Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, Rome The National Film School, launched in 1935 as the Experimental Cinematography Centre, is the oldest school of cinema in the world. Specializing in teaching cinematographic and audiovisual art and technique,...
  • Pro-Russia gunmen in Ukraine release OSCE European arms inspectors

    Pro-Russia gunmen in Ukraine release OSCE European arms inspectors
    Pro-Russia gunmen on Saturday released a team of European arms inspectors and accompanying Ukrainian army officers who had been held for more than a week in the eastern town of Slovyansk. The release, described by a Kremlin envoy as a "goodwill move,"...
  • European inspectors freed in eastern Ukraine

    European inspectors freed in eastern Ukraine
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Captured European arms inspectors were released Saturday by gunmen in Ukraine's eastern town of Slovyansk, a Kremlin envoy said. Six arms control inspectors from Germany, Denmark, the Czech Republic and Poland and their German...