Gender equality remains a hot topic in the film fest world. The industry program of the Toronto fest will focus on the issue, with a series of high-profile speakers discussing bias and female-driven…
Bosnian thesp Fedja Stukan has two films unspooling at the Sarajevo Film Festival (which runs through Aug. 22) — Fernando Leon de Aranoa's "A Perfect Day" and Cristobal Krusen's "Sabina K," which…
At the 2014 Venice fest world preem, lead Emir Hadzihafizbegovic nabbed the best actor kudo from the Horizons section. This popular fest item should repay wider distribution.
It exposes problems afflicting the contemporary First Nations community via a tension-filled showdown at a convenience store in an Innu community in rural Quebec.
Boasting upbeat music with rhyming lyrics, it weaves a trio of classic fairy tales into a connecting story about three brothers seeking adventure and life lessons.
This droll odyssey of a good museum guard gone bad and the people who cross his path as he makes off with a stolen painting will surf specialized sections of the festival circuit.
The landscape's visual majesty and the pic's ethnographic detail will entice fest programmers and niche arthouse distribs on the lookout for accessible exotica.
Couched as a dialogue between Adam Jacek Winkler (1937-2002), a Polish expat and Don Quixote-like figure who fought with the Mujahidin in Afghanistan against the Soviets, and his daughter Anna, the…
Tyro Magyar helmer-writer Lili Horvath registers as a talent to watch with the gritty, naturalistic drama "The Wednesday Child.
Fast-paced, entertaining and informative, docu "That Sugar Film" is a cautionary tale about the hidden sugar content in everyday food products, the health problems that high sugar consumption creates…
The pic's poignant subject matter trumps its stolid, sometimes clunky execution.