Last year, Tallinn Black Nights joined a select group of European film festivals — ranging from Cannes to Karlovy Vary — in adding an Ecumenical Jury prize to its awards roster.
For most novice filmmakers, unveiling one’s first feature involves baring part of your soul to the world at large. For Indian writer-director Sudhanshu "Suds" Saria, the stakes are raised a little…
If you were only passingly familiar with the words "Digital Single Market" heading into Tallinn Black Nights, a firm education awaited at the festival's two-day European Film Forum.
His much-anticipated appearance at Tallinn’s European Film Forum may have been billed as a “fireside chat,” but you could feel a distinct chill in the air as Estonian politician and European…
The Tallinn Black Nights festival’s unique Soundscapes event may be geared towards giving young Estonian composers a creative platform, but a more experienced tunesmith was enlisted to put their work…
The looming impact on the European film industry of the proposed Digital Single Market — a movement to eliminate online market restrictions between EU nations — was the hot topic of conversation at…
As much as films like "Capturing the Friedmans" and "Stories We Tell" have taught us to expect the unexpected when it comes to family portraiture on film, viewers may still find themselves taken…
"The Bride" may be a pedestrian choice of title for a new adaptation of Federico Garcia Lorca's ever-crimson play "Blood Wedding," but perhaps the change is fitting.
London-based sales agency Film Republic has scored the global rights to Swiss writer-helmer Niklaus Hilber’s provocative coming-of-age drama “Amateur Teens,” which screens Nov. 17 as part of the…
The London Film Critics' Circle, the U.K.'s largest and most established critics' body, has named Kenneth Branagh the latest recipient of the annual Dilys Powell Award for excellence in film.
American docmakers Robert Machoian and Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck beat out an international field of competitors tonight at Copenhagen non-fiction sprocket opera CPH:DOX, taking the fest's top prize for…