Fest embraces fare from Latin America to Asia and celebrates foreign helmers.
Stroehl exits post but leaves an event geared toward lovers of cinematic arts
John Malkovich and writer-director Otar Iosseliani will be honored with the CineMerit award of the Munich Film Fest this year.
Belgium is to launch Europe's first film market dedicated exclusively to 3D productions.
German director Hans-Christian Schmid's "That's All" has been awarded €200,000 ($280,000) by the federal government's BKM film program.
Cologne -- Germany's Beta Film has sold tyke toons series "Princess Lillifee" and "Moonbeam Bear" to U.S. cable channel Starz.
Cologne -- Germany's Cinepool has sold helmer Lars Kraume's futuristic drama "The Days to Come," starring Daniel Bruehl and August Diehl, to Corinth in the U.S. and Accent Film in Australia.
Nanni Moretti's "Habemus Papam," which centers on a nervous, newly elected pope on a shrink's couch, has received E600,000 ($883,000) in support from pan-European film funder Eurimages.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%