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  • '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...
  • 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...
  • From Romania, with love

     From Romania, with love
    Finding a husband is not like buying a new pair of shoes, Emilia Pop recalls her Romanian grandmother, Ana, warning her. "You cannot get a new pair. Where we come from, you marry for life." Emilia took the advice seriously. At age 17, in 1969, she...
  • Romania could earn billions by integrating its Roma, World Bank says

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania could enjoy a more productive economy and gain hundreds of millions of euros a year in tax receipts if it integrated its young and impoverished Roma minority, a World Bank study showed on Monday. Human rights groups have...
  • Russia's history and politics, not U.S. policies, drive Putin in Ukraine, book argues

    "Putin's Wars: The Rise of Russia's New Imperialism" by Marcel H. Van Herpen; Rowman Littlefield ($29.95) WASHINGTON In the U.S. debate over the Ukraine crisis, with its inward focus on which U.S. administration has been the most naive about Vladimir...
  • 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...
  • Depardieu can't quite sell 'simple' in 'A Farewell to Fools'

    "A Farewell to Fools" is a thin very thin Romanian fable dressed up by an international cast, a Romanian countryside that could pass for Provence or Tuscany and a World War II setting. Ipu, played by Gerard Depardieu, took a bullet to the head in World...
  • IMF signs off on latest review of Romania aid program

    WASHINGTON/BUCHAREST (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund approved the first and second reviews of Romania's aid deal on Wednesday, after weeks of bickering over taxes between the government and the president threatened to derail years of deficit-...
  • Nevins and orchestra bring Yiddish swing to 'J'

    Harvey Nevins, who will lead his eight-piece Yiddish Swing Orchestra at the David Posnack Jewish Community Center's Jewish Music Festival on Sunday (March 30), learned his craft with the famous name bands of Vaughn Monroe, Louie Prima, Ray McKinley,...
  • Strategie Grains eleva pronóstico de trigo de UE a 137,7 mln ton

    PARIS (Reuters) - La consultora Strategie Grains elevó levemente el jueves su pronóstico para la recolección de trigo blando de este año en la Unión Europea al incrementar su estimación del área sembrada con el grano en algunos países del bloque....
  • As EU doors open, Bulgarian and Romanian migrants see minds closing

    As EU doors open, Bulgarian and Romanian migrants see minds closing
    BERLIN — The last time she checked, Katya Tasheva had the normal number of limbs and eyes. So she feels a nasty shock of non-recognition, she says, when German news reports warn of a coming invasion of people like her — Bulgarians — as...
  • 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...