The Venice Film Festival has announced "Khastegi" (Tedium), a hot button pic about transsexuals in Tehran, as a late addition to its cutting-edge Horizons section.
Teutonic terrorism drama "Der Baader Meinhof Komplex," Keira Knightley starrer "The Duchess," omnibus pic "8" and Isabelle Huppert starrer "Un Barrage contre le Pacifique" are among the first titles…
The Venice Film Festival is dedicating its 65th edition to the late Egyptian helmer Youssef Chahine, who will also be remembered with a screening of his 1958 classic "Cairo Station."
Italian authorities have ordered the country's Internet service providers to block access to the Pirate Bay, among the world's largest sites indexing pirated movies and music.
Italy's Communications Authority has approved regulations giving the country's indie TV and film producers a bigger piece of the tube-rights pie and tightening the screws on production quotas for…
Rising Russian star Kseniya Rappoport will host the opening and closing ceremonies of the 65th Venice Film Festival, which kicks off Aug. 27 with Joel and Ethan Coen's spy comedy ``Burn After…
Gianandrea Mutti, a BIM Distribuzione marketing and acquisitions exec known on the international festival circuit for being as passionate about movies as he was piercingly ironic about life, died…
Gianandrea Mutti, a BIM Distribuzione marketing and acquisitions exec known on the international festival circuit for being as passionate about movies as he was piercingly ironic about life, died on…
It's the start of a protracted transitional phase for the Locarno Film Festival. Artistic director Frederic Maire will be stepping down in 2009 after taking the helm in 2006, the same year that saw…
Actor, director, producer, distributor, exhibitor, festival director. Nanni Moretti unquestionably embodies the indie multihyphenate. In reductive terms: "someone who has done a lot to promote good…
Al Pacino will get a lifetime achievement nod at the Rome Film Festival as part of the fest's tribute to New York's Actors Studio.