ROME -- Iran has pulled out of the Oscar foreign language race in protest against the U.S.-made anti-Islam video denigrating the Prophet Muhammad, which has caused mayhem in the region.
The BBC will take center-stage at the 6th Rome Fiction Fest, which will host the world preem of hot skein "Ripper Street" and show advance footage from "Da Vinci's Demons," along with a robust…
ROME -- Scottish artist Douglas Gordon, known for helming "Zidane: A Portrait of the 21st Century" and cult cinematic installations including "24 Hour Psycho," will head the jury of the Rome Film…
ROME -- The Dubai Film Festival is intensifying efforts to forge European ties, the latest of which is a showcase of Arab films in Paris, following a promotional initiative in San Sebastian.
ROME -- Sony Pictures Television is expanding its international non-scripted offerings with a localized version of its gameshow "Breakaway" for the Arab market and the launch of three formats…
ROME -- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. and Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa have surfaced as potential bidders for Telecom Italia Media's TV unit, Italy's third terrestrial TV player, comprising…
ROME -- "Arbitrage," the hot Wall Street thriller backed by Saudi producer Mohammed Al Turki, will open the Abu Dhabi Film Festival.
Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset is a surprise bidder for Telecom Italia Media's TV unit, the country's third terrestrial TV player, and its digital terrestrial TV bandwidth, which is being sold…
The rebooted Rome Film Festival is gearing up for its first edition headed by Marco Mueller: It's announced details of its Perspectives Italy section and will unveil fest's full lineup, said to…
As the White House and congressional leaders condemned the assaults on U.S. missions in Egypt and Libya and sent Marines to Tripoli, the mystery deepened over who is responsible for the anti-Muhammad…
South Korean helmer Kim Ki-duk's "Pieta" is the winner of the 69th Venice Film Festival's Golden Lion.