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  • 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...
  • Seniors on the Go: The senior travel outlook for 2014

    Seniors on the Go: The senior travel outlook for 2014
    Like nostalgia, senior status in travel isn't what it used to be. Gone are those golden days of airline senior coupons and senior clubs; of 30 percent hotel discounts, and such. As the bookend to my earlier column on how seniors fared in 2013, my view...
  • The best and worst of Europe

    The best and worst of Europe
    Americans get the shortest vacations in the industrial world. With so little time, the pressure is on to make all the right choices when planning a trip. But how to select the right destination? It ultimately depends on your interests and your tastes --...
  • Justice for Cristina

    Justice for Cristina
    Seven-year-old Cristina Zvunca watched in horror as her mother was crushed beneath the wheels of a Greyhound bus. As her mother lay face down dying in the street, Cristina screamed "Mommy" and collapsed over the body. The 2002 fatal accident led to what...
  • 'Child's Pose': A director and a writer with some real mother issues

    'Child's Pose': A director and a writer with some real mother issues
    Romanian new-wave director Calin Peter Netzer ("Medal of Honor") and screenwriter Razvan Radulescu ("The Death of Mr. Lazarescu") were bouncing around ideas for a film about a dysfunctional family when they began talking about their own relationships with...
  • Palm Springs Film Fest to Screen 45 Foreign Language Oscar Entries

    The Palm Springs Film Festival has announced the 45 foreign language Oscar submissions in the Awards section, a new program on Canadian cinema and the Modern Masters films. The foreign language submissions that will compete for the FIPRESCI Award...
  • From the paper: Caring for babies, basic needs

    Caring for babies If we really want to see improvement in Chicago's future, we need to start with Chicago's parents and babies. Study after study has shown that our brain's architecture is built and embellished while we're in our moms' bellies and...
  • Film Review: 'Quod erat demonstrandum'

    Not only the physical elements of mid-1980s Romania are captured in "Quod erat demonstrandum," but also the intangible atmosphere of cautionary hope, fear, and betrayal that permeated that society. Andrei Gruzsniczki's sophomore feature, handsomely shot...
  • 'Charlie Countryman' review: Shia + Chicago = Trouble

    'Charlie Countryman' review: Shia + Chicago = Trouble
    *** (out of four) Any movie that hinges on the secret contents of a videotape intentionally mislabeled as “Cubbies win World Series—1995” has a sick, dark sense of humor. In the unexpectedly funny, consistently engrossing “...