Peter Jackson and his Wingnut Films have announced completion of helmer-scribe Amy Berg's "West of Memphis," a docu about the West Memphis Three, who were jailed for murder and recently freed.
For Emilio Estevez, the path his indie pic "The Way" has taken seems nearly as long as the 500-mile pilgrimage at the center of his film.
L.A.'s Goethe Institut is kicking off its fifth annual German Currents film series, which runs Wednesday through Sunday, with a screening of German-Turkish comedy "Almanya: Welcome to Germany" and an…
Narrative feature "Harold's Going Stiff," directed by Keith Wright, and docu "Darwin," directed by Nick Brandestini, were top winners at the Austin film Fest, which runs to Thursday in the Texas…
Chantal Akerman, Jafar Panahi, Mika Kaurismaki and Nuri Bilge Ceylan are among international auteurs to be showcased in the AFI Fest's world cinema section. The fest, which kicks off Nov. 3 in…
A spotlight on mumblecore forefather Joe Swanberg and titles for the New Auteurs and Young Americans sections have been announced by the AFI Fest.
Longtime Los Angeles philanthropist and arts supporter Beatrice Gersh, whose late husband Phil founded the Gersh Agency, died of natural causes Sunday in Los Angeles. She was 87.
Wolfgang Puck's brunch and charity auction Sunday capping the first Los Angeles Food & Wine festival promises to be much more than just mimosas and waffles.
A legal appeal by Palm Desert, Calif.'s Cinemas Palme d'Or arthouse theater has the potential to open bookings by independent theaters … if the desert plex prevails.
Quebec has taken over Hollywood, with the first festival devoted to showcasing French-Canadian talent from film to music and food running to Sept. 25.
The Independent Film and Television Alliance has confirmed that it is negotiating to relocate the 2013 American Film Market to L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. "We appreciate the attractiveness of…