The ninth Dubai Film Festival kicked off in high gear Sunday with Ang Lee's 3D epic "Life of Pi," a slew of stars on the red carpet including jurors Cate Blanchett and Freida Pinto plus Egyptian icon…
'Bekas,' 'Wadjda' to unspool as part of cross-cultural mix
Reps will descend on bazaar to establish network of Mediterranean distribs
Like many of his compatriots, 26-year-old Saudi producer Mohammed Al Turki could have played it safe and stayed in the oil and gas business -- after all, Al Turki, who since 2010 has had a hand in…
British-born Yemeni helmer Bader Ben Hirsi will shoot "Little Brides," a drama about child marriage in Yemen, with rising French star Hafsia Herzi and Paris-based Iranian actress Golshifteh Farahani…
Reflecting turmoil in Egypt, the revived Cairo Film Festival closed Thursday with the jury not awarding some of the top prizes and organizers cancelling the closing ceremony.
The Venice Film Festival has announced its shortlist of 15 projects selected for its groundbreaking Biennale College initiative, which will shepherd three microbudget works from development through…
Franco-Tunisian media mogul Tarak Ben Ammar has acquired Egypt's politically independent ONTV with plans to integrate the satcaster with his North African Nessma network, and create a massive…
Civil war in Syria war is impacting the lineups of the Dubai and Cairo film festivals, which have pulled pics whose directors are considered supporters of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.
While next year is shaping up as a critical one for the Italo toon biz, which will see two animated feature films in international release for the first time in decades, one particularly interested…
The cream of Italian cinema's recent crop will unspool in Buenos Aires as a coda to Ventana Sur, Latin America's premier film mart.