ROME — William Friedkin will be feted with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement by the 70th Venice Film Festival where a pristine restored and recolored copy of his 1977 thriller "Sorcerer" will…
The United Arab Emirates film community is mourning the death of Tim Smythe, who was known in Hollywood as the Dubai go-to guy for pics including "Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol," "Syriana,"…
ROME — Tribeca Enterprises and the Doha Film Institute have ended their partnership, four years after launching the Doha Tribeca Film Festival, in what appears to be a recurring pattern with Gulf…
Italy got a new government on Sunday, sealing Silvio Berlusconi's stunning political comeback with key posts for his PDL party just as his Mediaset TV empire is prepping to launch into digital…
The words "pope" and "cutting-edge" may seem incongruous, but Monsignor Dario Edoardo Vigano is helping keep the age-old institution firmly in the 21st century.
The drama follows an Iranian who leaves his French wife and two kids in Paris, goes back to Iran and then returns four years later to get divorced.
Iceland has one of the planet's highest levels of Internet use, and the government's next act could be groundbreaking: There is legislation to ban all forms of digital porn.
A young and highly wired demographic, an increasing middle-class and a low screen count give the country plenty of room for growth in the theatrical and digital arenas.
Egyptian TV comic Bassem Youssef, known as the Jon Stewart of the Arab world, is back on the air with his bite intact after being arrested and released on bail on charges of insulting the country's…
What's in a new pope's name? The recent election of Pope Francis is prompting a flurry of showbiz opportunities.
Diplomacy takes a rocky turn after U.S. embassy tweets link to 'Daily Show' segment that supports Egyptian comic Bassem Youssef.