Taking the viewer deep inside a Manila slum blighted by drugs and gang violence, "Tribe" is a disturbing snapshot of a community in chaos.
Markets & Festivals
Erika Sawajiri, the star of the Isao Yukisada romantic drama "Closed Note," canceled her skedded Saturday appearance in Pusan in support of the film, which unspools in the Open Cinema section.
Peter Tsi, who recently quit as executive director of the Hong Kong Intl. Film Festival, has joined Soft-Trek Media as its general manager of content development & production.
Los Angeles-based shingle Breadmaker Pictures will co-produce Taiwanese comedy-drama "Pinoy Sunday" with Taiwan's Great Domain Films.
The generosity of the Pusan fest was on display Friday night when it put on a flashy dinner for the 27 cash recipients from its new Asian Cinema Fund.
PIFF continued to up the star quotient in its 12th edition with an elaborately staged red-carpet promenade Friday night. Stretching between the Paradise Hotel and the beachside PIFF Village center…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is expected to announce soon the full slate of foreign-language submissions.
Amos Gitai was full of smiles at the Haifa Intl. Film Festival as "Disengagement," his pic about Israel's 2006 withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, became the first Israeli film to open the event.
Handsome but minor sophomore work from Max Lemcke ("Fantastic World") presents a world of sexist and dissatisfied colleagues divided between ambitious cutthroats and passive nonplayers, but this is…
Men's soccer has long reigned supreme on TV screens in Germany, as elsewhere in Europe. Now women's soccer is blowing away the competition as well.
The Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council is going back to the classics for its 2007 film fest.