Bucking the trend of gay fests given over almost exclusively to U.S. indies, the 15th Turin Intl. Gay & Lesbian Film Festival this year casts a wider net, assembling a competition lineup that looks…
Markets & Festivals
"Tarantino Closes Cannes": French magazine Premiere posted that headline Friday afternoon on its Web site -- but could it be believed?
A boldly conceived movie in which emotional texture is paramount, mainland Chinese helmer Zhang Yimou's "The Road Home" takes the simplest of stories and weaves a seductive, extremely moving portrait…
Honored with a special retrospective at Cannes this year marking a century since his birth, Luis Bunuel was really born in the Middle Ages, in Calanda, Spain, a village on the dry plain of Aragon…
Throwing a party has always been a great way to show your wares in Cannes. This year, however, with increased number of films in the fest and at the market -- and more people in general thanks to the…
MeesPierson Bank will 100% underwrite three English-lingo films from Mulholland Pictures, the Dutch outfit headed by actor Jeroen Krabbe, producer Ate de Jong and writer Edwin de Vries.
If a Martian landed on the Croisette this month and took a cursory glance at this year's Cannes competition lineup, his report back to his mother ship might read as follows: "The planet's major…
If the Cannes Intl. Film Festival only dipped its toe in the Internet and technology waters last year, organizers of the 2000 market have taken the plunge.
How would you rate the quality of the film product available today? “Much of the A-level product is still controlled by the studios. That said, many of the studios are using co-financing deals to…
The Cairo festival jury was enamored with a Titanic picture and no, it wasn't the $200 million Hollywood epic, but the French-Spanish-Italian co-prod "La Femme de Chambre du Titanic" (The…