"Beg, borrow, steal." That's how producer Roni Deitz describes the financing -- along with some private equity -- for Christopher Munch's dramatic competition pic "Harry and Max."
Evan Rachel Wood blazes a trail of ferocious adolescent energy in Catherine Hardwicke's bracing coming-of-age drama "Thirteen."
With her starring role in "Monster," as Aileen Wuornos, a prostitute sentenced to death for killing six men in Florida, Charlize Theron shatters her glamour-girl image with one of the year's most…
Crowned the queen of indies at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival, Patricia Clarkson is ready to take her royal status to the Academy. Shut out last year after her critically acclaimed supporting role…
Cleveland file clerk Harvey Pekar discovers his art, finds love and survives cancer in this unconventional biopic.
Socialist history professor and bon vivant Remy (Remy Girard) is dying of cancer. His estranged wealthy son Sebastien (Stephane Rousseau) comes to his bedside for a reconciliation and to offer his…
Indie films aren't always the underdogs at the Academy Awards. Inspect the list of winners for original screenplay over the past decade (from Pedro Almodovar to Julian Fellowes, Quentin Tarantino to…
Directors: Sam Green, Bill Siegel Topic: A chronicle of the radical American militants from the 1960s and ’70s known as the Weather Underground Financier: ITVS, KQED Public TV, other grants and…
Directors: Carlos Bosch, Jose Maria Domenech Topic: Seven Cubans arrive in the United States on makeshift rafts and struggle to attain the American Dream. Financier: TV3 (Public Television of…
You know it's an off year for foreign-language films when the biggest box office success chirps more than speaks.
It's the holy grail for Euro producers, directors and sales companies. A U.S. distribution deal can mean a potential cash bonanza, access to the largest film-going market in the world, and, quite…