Lionsgate has picked up North American rights to Gary Oldman starrer "The Backwoods." English-language thriller, the feature debut of Spanish helmer Koldo Serra, is set in Basque country in 1978.
"Da Ali G Show," Sacha Baron Cohen's HBO-broadcast satirical half-hour, has failed to catch fire in Spain, more evidence that the country just doesn't "get" Baron Cohen's schtick.
Dominik Graf's "The Red Cockatoo" took two of the four main plaudits at the 6th Marrakech Intl. Film Festival on Saturday, winning fest's top Golden Star for film and best actor for lede Max Riemelt.
Situated between the Mideast and Europe, the Marrakech Film Fest has become a prime spot for filmmakers and films bridging cultures and politics. Fest managed to balance hot-button political themes…
The first Granada Film Festival "Cines del Sur," directed by Jose Sanchez-Montes, will bow June 9-17.
Neighbors, but rarely acquainted, Spain and Morocco are now furthering their film relations.
In a ground-breaking move in a little known filmmaking community, Morocco's C Brothers have moved into production on "Aladdin," the first Berber-language puppet animation film.
Fresh off his lifetime achievement award at the European Film Awards on Saturday, Roman Polanski returned to the 6th Marrakech Film Festival to give a press conference Monday and head the jury of a…
Pedro Almodovar is eyeing the vengeance drama "La piel que habito" as his next film, with Penelope Cruz considered for a starring role. The project had originally been talked up as teaming Cruz with…
Two Berlin fest hits, Valeska Grisebach's romantic crisis drama "Longing" and Iranian Jafar Panahi's "Offside," about teen girls trying to sneak into a soccer match, both took double honors at the…
Woody Harrelson, Samantha Morton, Kate Mara, Eduardo Noriega, Ben Kingsley and Thomas Kretschmann are set to star in "Trans-Siberian," the next film by "The Machinist" director Brad Anderson…