The 26th Toronto Intl. Film Festival kicks off tonight with the Gala screening of "Last Wedding" from Canuck helmer Bruce Sweeney and, although distribs embrace the Great White North event as the…
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The inaugural Greenwich Film Festival kicks off this week with Yale Strom's "On the Q.T.," starring James Earl Jones and Trudie Styler.
Going into the 25th anniversary edition of the Montreal World Film Festival (Aug. 23-Sept. 3), maverick fest president Serge Losique promised there would be no special fireworks to mark the milestone…
When it comes to film acquisition, everybody's favorite word these days is "caution," thanks to the strikes that never happened, coupled with the continued economic downturn.
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.
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.