Italo auteur Marco Bellocchio will be back behind the camera this summer to shoot "La prigione di Bobbio," which Gaul's Rezo Films is selling at Cannes. Bellocchio's long-gestating project is based…
The Doha Film Institute has appointed Palestinian director Elia Suleiman as its artistic advisor, in a clear sign that the Doha Film Festival, which it runs, is rethinking its identity after recently…
Egyptian auteur Ibrahim El Batout ("Winter of Discontent") will this week start shooting Cairo-set action thriller "The Cat," about human organ trafficking in Egypt, with Amr Waked ("Salmon Fishing…
The Italo auteur, who is 72, bowed his first feature, gritty drama "The Grim Reaper," from the Lido in 1962, when he has a boy wonder.
Silvio Berlusconi's legal woes worsened Wednesday when a Milan appeals court upheld his four-year jail sentence for tax fraud involving multimillion-dollar Hollywood deals.
Ahd, 32, has been drawing notice internationally for her perf as a hypocritical hardline schoolmistress in Haifaa al-Mansour's "Wadjda."
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.