A raft of premieres of new British pics, many by first-timers, plus a strong lineup of international titles, mark the 51st Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival's slate, announced Thursday.
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Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan's "The Sweet Hereafter" will open the 22nd annual Toronto Intl. Film Festival, which runs Sept. 4-13.
Nine new Japanese pics will unspool at this year's Montreal World Film Festival, which runs Aug. 22-Sept. 2.
The fifth annual San Luis Obispo Intl. Film Festival is accepting indie docu entries for its George Sidney Independent Film Competition. Deadline for submissions is Aug. 1, with awards presented at…
Veteran Italian director Marco Bellocchio, whose "The Prince of Homburg" competed at Cannes this year, is among 10 jurors announced for the 50th Locarno Intl. Film Festival (Aug. 6-16).
Chinese pic "The Opium War" (Yapian Zhanzheng) will be screening as part of the official competition at the upcoming Montreal World Film Festival, and this year's edition, set to run Aug. 22 to Sept…
The 15th annual Munich Film Festival, Germany's most important non-competition festival, begins July 28 in the Bavarian capital.
The jewel in the crown of this year's ninth Galway Film Festival (July 8-13) on Ireland's western seaboard is the world premiere of Neil Jordan's "The Butcher Boy."