Breaking a six-year trend of Hollywood domination, the return of a European production to the Venice Intl. Film Festival's prestigious opening night slot should have been a local industry celebration.
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As the 28th Telluride Film Festival got under way Friday, the talk was over the surprise choice of Salman Rushdie as "guest director." The India-born novelist assisted longtime directors Tom Luddy…
Iranian helmer Majid Majidi scored an unprecedented Grand Prix hat trick at the Montreal World Film Festival on Monday, picking up his third consecutive Grand Prix of the Americas for best film.
Primates and prehistoric animals ruled the B.O. jungles in a bunch of markets last weekend while medieval knights conquered Blighty.
As the 58th Venice Intl. Film Festival hits the midway mark, opinion is still divided on event chief Alberto Barbera's new double competition formula. The fledgling lineup has yielded only one…
To a greater extent than usual, there were several mini-fests under the umbrella of the Telluride Film Festival this year.
A beaming Joel Silver took the stage in Deauville Saturday night to accept the American Film festival's tribute.
Independent Feature Project/West has redubbed its annual Independent Spirit Award for best feature under $500,000 as the John Cassavetes Award, in honor of the late filmmaker.
Oliver Stone, who selected some of his favorite films by other directors for the Deauville fest's Carte Blanche sidebar, has been forced to cancel his trip to Normandy, where the fest runs through…
Alejandro Amenabar's "The Others" will close the Film By The Sea festival in Holland, just days after the pic's European premiere at the Venice Film Fest.