William Friedkin, who will be feted by the 62nd Locarno Film Festival with its Honorary Pard for career achievement, is widely considered the epitome of an American auteur in Europe.
More than two-thirds of the ultra-indie competish titles that made their world preems at Locarno last year were also either picked up at, or shortly after the Swiss fest, which, despite not having a…
The Venice Film Festival chose fest regulars and one newcomer to serve on its main jury on Wednesday.
"Chengdu, wo ai ni," (Chengdu, I Love You), a collaboration between Hong Kong helmer Fruit Chan and Chinese rockstar Cui Jian, will be the closer of the upcoming Venice Film Festival, which is…
Fifteen world preems, some from name auteurs such as Goran Paskaljevic, Claude Miller and Alex Van Warmerdam, along with four first works and other potential discoveries, are set for Venice Days, the…
The Venice Film Festival is riding the 3-D wave all the way, launching a nod for best 3-D stereoscopic film of the year.
U.S. helmer David Lee Miller's incisive teen dramedy "My Suicide" was the big winner at Italy's 39th Giffoni Film Festival, the unique children's event with 1,500 kids from 40 countries as jurors.
As Silvio Berlusconi weathers allegations of hanky-panky prompted by his parties with TV starlets, growing numbers are questioning what they see as the exploitation and objectification of women on…
Rome's Cafe de Paris, symbol of his "La Dolce Vita," captured in his classic pic as the sweet and swanky Via Veneto hangout for stars, glitterati and paparazzi, was raided last week by Italian police.
The Venice Film Festival has announced the complete juries for its cutting-edge Horizons sidebar, for its Lion of the Future first works prize, and for its shorts section, which sees cult U.S. helmer…
The Venice Film Festival's Critics' Week has unveiled its lineup featuring 10 world preems with a largely Eurocentric focus, complemented by two topical Iranian works, and one from South Korea.