Italy's Puglia region, which is becoming a film and TV production hotspot, is launching a multidisciplinary event, called Frontiere, where HBO's "The Sunset Limited," helmed by Tommy Lee Jones, will…
The recent resurgence of Italian cinema at the local box office is not matched by signs of any increase in international sales, according to a Venice fest confab.
Italy's RAI Cinema -- which has a massive 22 pics unspooling in Venice -- has announced several international acquisitions, including David Cronenberg's Don DeLillo adaptation "Cosmopolis," Rob…
Italy's Cinecitta Luce and Telecom Italia have pacted to preserve and digitally distribute pics and documentaries in Italy's national film archives plus several international titles.
The legacy of Hollywood maverick Nicholas Ray is looming large on the Lido where his freshly restored, groundbreaking "We Can't Go Home Again" finally world-preemed in its finished form -- along with…
Iranian authorities have banned documentary filmmaker Mojtaba Mirtahmasb -- who co-helmed underground movie "This Is Not a Film" with Jafar Panahi -- from travelling outside the country, according to…
Chinese helmer Cai Shangjun's "Ren Shan Ren Hai" (People Mountain People Sea) is world preeming Tuesday as the Venice Film Festival's surprise competition film.
Lido regular Todd Solondz was in customary self-deprecating mode on Monday, as he reflected on the state of the U.S. indie industry.
Al Pacino held court Sunday on the Lido where his long-gestating "Wilde Salome" world-preemed positively, as he received Venice's Jaeger LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award.
Italy's Tucker Films has acquired Italian rights to Hong Kong helmer Ann Hui's "A Simple Life" (Tao jie) which screens today in competition.
Italy's Valle d'Aosta has become the latest region to set up a film commission with a small fund to lure productions to its Alpine settings.