The 23rd annual Seattle Intl. Film Festival, running now through June 8, will climax with a closing-weekend workshop dubbed "Moving Stories: A Forum on Screenwriting and Cinematic Literacy."
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For those who missed the recent festivities on the French Riviera, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will celebrate the 50th Cannes Film Festival in Los Angeles from June 17 to July 5.
Featuring a heavy concentration of U.S. indie features as well as a special tribute to Britain's Channel Four Television, the S.F. Intl. Lesbian & Gay Film Festival announced its 21st annual program…
The Pacific coast resort of Acapulco will host a new black film festival June 24-29.
Chinese director Wu Tianming's "The King of Masks" and U.S. helmer John O'Hagan's Sundance-preemed "Wonderland" won the Audience Awards for best feature and best documentary, respectively, at the San…
In a decision that reflected split factions on a diverse jury, the Palme d'Or of the 50th anniversary Cannes Film Festival was presented to two contemporary humanist dramas, Shohei Imamura's "The…
As reporting assignments go, the Cannes Film Festival isn't exactly bamboo shoots under the fingernails. With plenty of sun, sea, stars and sex, the festival fortnight would seem to be the envy of…
Daily Variety will have its headquarters during the Cannes Film Festival (May 7-18) in the Variety Pavilion on the Croisette, directly in front of the Palais du Festival, and will be publishing Show…
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American, Latin American, Spanish and Australian rights to Sandra Goldbacher's feature debut "The Governess," a period romantic drama starring Minnie…
Indie writer-helmer Michael Hacker has closed two deals for feature projects at Cannes. Hacker made his directorial debut with "The Destiny of Marty Fine," which won the second jury prize at the 1996…