The Montreal World Film Festival has launched a C$5 million ($3.6 million) lawsuit against the Montreal Intl. Festival of Cinema and New Media, charging that the smaller fest is deliberately creating…
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American and French filmmakers joined hands Tuesday at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to celebrate 50 years of the Cannes film fest.
Following two years of canceled or vastly reduced editions due to budget headaches and bureaucratic hitches, the Taormina Intl. Film Festival moves back to its traditional slot this summer, running…
The Asian American Intl. Film Festival will honor Arthur Dong and Jessica Yu with the 1997 Asian American Media Award here July 17.
Six weeks before the scheduled opening of the 20th Moscow Intl. Film Festival, 60 Russian film and theater notables have addressed an open letter to Russian Premier Victor Chernomyrdin and Mayor of…
"The Gate of Heavenly Peace," a U.S. documentary about the 1989 protests at Tiananmen Square, won the first-ever international critics prize at the Banff Television Festival Friday.
This year's National Spotlight Program at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival will focus on pics from the Balkans, fest organizers announced Wednesday.
According to audience votes, "Comrades: Almost a Love Story," Peter Chan's comedy about a Chinese mainlander adrift in Hong Kong, was the most popular title of more than 200 pics showcased at the…
Palme d'Or-winning directors Constantin Costa-Gavras, Robert Altman, Steven Soderbergh, Wim Wenders and David Lynch are scheduled to participate in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences'…
David DeCoteau's "Leather Jacket Love Story" will open the ninth annual New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, which opens Thursday and runs through June 15 at Manhattan's Joseph Papp Public Theater…