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  • CANNES: Bac And Distrib Films Co-Acquire Un Certain Regard Jury Winner 'Force Majeure' (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS- Winning one of Cannes' significant bidding wars, Bac Films and Distrib Films have co-acquired French distribution rights to Scandinavian helmer Ruben Ostlund's "Force Majeure," a festival hit that won Un Certain Regard's Jury prize. Sold by...
  • Rachel Marsden: Why women -- and voters -- prefer jerks to fops

    PARIS -- An intriguing social phenomenon prompted a horrific killing spree in Santa Barbara, California, last week, and the same phenomenon might help explain the surprising results of last weekend's European Parliament elections. The suspected Santa...
  • Australian Open champ Li Na loses in first round at French Open

    Australian Open champ Li Na loses in first round at French Open
    Much to her dismay, Li Na is familiar with this feeling. She earns a Grand Slam championship, is heralded at home, then shows up at subsequent major tournaments and seemingly forgets how to win. It happened in 2011, after her French Open triumph...
  • Le Pacte Embarks Distributors On 'Timbuktu' and 'Salt of the Earth' (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS- Rolling off a busy Cannes market, Le Pacte has almost sold out a pair of critically-acclaimed official selection players: Abderrahmane Sissako's "Timbuktu" and Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribero Salgado's "Salt of the Earth." Acquired last week by...
  • Paris, we (Americans) are here again, to solve your 'love locks' problem

    France — or, to be specific, Paris — has a problem. But, in the spirit of “Lafayette, we are here (again),” never fear, mon amis, I have a solution. The problem? Thousands and thousands of tourists. OK, right, that’s not...
  • Picasso museum in Paris loses president amid delays

    The president of the Musée Picasso in Paris has left her job amid controversy surrounding the continuing delays in the restoration of the museum's 17th century building. Anne Baldassari, who has led the institution since 2005, was relieved of her position...
  • Cab drivers in Europe protest against Uber, other ride-share services

    Cab drivers in Europe protest against Uber, other ride-share services
    A smartphone app designed to keep people on the go brought parts of Europe to a standstill as cabbies protested Wednesday against what they view as an unfair, unsafe threat to their livelihoods. Uber, a California-pioneered app that allows users to hail...
  • Japan's Shigeru Ban wins Pritzker Architecture Prize

    Japan's Shigeru Ban wins Pritzker Architecture Prize
    Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has used high-strength cardboard tubes to make temporary housing for victims of natural disasters and refugees fleeing conflicts, on Monday was named the 2014 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the field's...
  • Q&A: Wild Bunch's Vincent Maraval Discusses 'Welcome To New York"s Game-Changing Experiment

    PARIS- Cannes Film Festival did not find room for Abel Ferrara's "Welcome to New York," a fictional narrative based on Dominique Strauss-Kahn' sex scandal, in its official selection but that didn't keep the movie from making a large impact on VOD, scoring...
  • Karlovy Vary Film Festival Unveils Line-up

    LONDON -- The Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival unveiled its line-up Tuesday, with seven world premieres and five international premieres in the program, including films from Georgian filmmaker George Ovashvili, Russian director Angelina Nikonova and...
  • Studiocanal, Pan-Europeenne, Jean-Pierre Ameris Re-Team for French comedy 'Famille a Louer'

    PARIS -- As classic Gallic comedies drive France's box office, European film-TV group Studiocanal is reteaming with director Jean-Pierre Ameris, production house Pan-Europeenne and star Benoit Poelvoorde on French-language romcom "Famille a louer."...
  • D-Day soldier shut out of ceremony

    Lawrence A. Krumanocker of Allentown was with Company G, 16th Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, when it stumbled ashore at Omaha Beach in Normandy on  D-Day, June 6, 1944. By day's end, Company G had made itself the pivot point  of World War II....