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.
Sundance Selects has captured U.S. rights to World War II tragicomedy "My Best Enemy."
Tom DiCillo will be honored with a showcase at this year's Munich Film Fest, which starts June 24.
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.
Germany's Tele Muenchen Group is setting off to sea again, this time with an English-language TV adaptation of Herman Melville's novel "Moby Dick."