Taiwanese helmer Hou Hsiao-hsien will be honored with the Golden Leopard for career achievement at the 60th Locarno Film Festival.
Noah Taylor and John Hurt will topline Italo novelist Alessandro Baricco's directorial debut "Lesson 21," an English-language drama inspired by Beethoven's "Ode to Joy."
Since the 1970s, the Berlinale has been taking the pulse of new generations of moviegoers, its Kinderfilmfest growing steadily into a prime bazaar for viewers and buyers of films for young audiences…
Movies for kids are much more integral to the entertainment industry in the five-country Nordic region, where corporal punishment of children was first banned and Hans Christian Andersen fables and…
RAI Cinema director Carlo Macchitella has resigned after being implicated in the fraud probe into Hollywood content deals done by Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset TV empire.
The Locarno Film Festival is going global with its Leopards of Tomorrow, transforming the section dedicated to short and midlength films by debut filmmakers into a single international competition.
Italian gay rights advocacy groups are up in arms against RAI after the popular host of gameshow "Affari Tuoi," the local version of "Deal or No Deal," revealed he had been asked whether he was gay…
Silvio Berlusconi made Italian headlines over the weekend when the feisty former premier named a likely political successor and announced plans for a massive demonstration against a proposed media…
Italo film buffs are so happy Nanni Moretti is back as topper of the Turin Film Festival that they're starting to compare the helmer and his small cutting-edge fest to Robert Redford and Sundance.
U.S. imports "Blood Diamond" and "Dreamgirls," both propelled by Oscar buzz, begin their assault on the European box office this weekend. In Gaul and Italy, the pair face tough opposition from local…