Markets & Festivals
Moroccan film "WWW: What a Wonderful World," by Faouzi Bensaidi, won the film and director awards at the 23rd Alexandria Film Festival, with 11 films competing and 45 films participating.
David Cronenberg's thriller "Eastern Promises" has been tapped best film by auds at the 32nd Toronto Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday.
British producer Cameron Mackintosh has announced plans to stage shows such as "Les Miserables," "Phantom of the Opera" and "My Fair Lady" in China.
Jodie Foster vigilante drama "The Brave One" rode a soft opening to win the weekend crown at the domestic box office, but the frame's real action came in the specialty race, where David Cronenberg's…
German arthouse theaters are riding on an upwind, according to a study by national funding org FFA.