German filmmaker Andreas Dresen was awarded the Andrzej Wajda/Philip Morris Freedom Prize Sunday night, as part of the Freedom Film Festival closing ceremonies held in east Berlin's historic town…
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An existential journey as solemn and intimate as it is majestic and imposing, "Japan" represents an impressive intro for debuting Mexican director Carlos Reygadas. Spreading a weighty canvas of big…
The 52nd Berlin Intl. Film Fest rolled into its first full day Thursday, with competition screenings of Paul Greengrass's "Bloody Sunday" and Amos Kollek's "Bridget" plus the out-of-competition…
Marked by rigorous security measures, the 52nd Berlin Intl. Film Festival kicked off Wednesday to its strongest start in years, with the world premiere of Tom Tykwer's "Heaven."
Ibolya Fekete's controversial pic "Chico," about mercenaries in the Yugoslav civil war, won the grand prize at the 33rd Magyar Filmszemle, Hungary's annual film fest, which wrapped Tuesday.
Mike Figgis was nominated for best director at the 1995 Oscars for "Leaving Las Vegas." Now, with his latest film, the unashamedly experimental "Hotel," he's leaving the mainstream.
Films from Central Europe and, for the first time since the section was introduced, a homegrown Dutch production took the Tiger Awards at the 31st Rotterdam Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Feb. 3…
Independent Feature Project West's premier sponsor for the 2002 Los Angeles Film Festival, retailer Target, has established a Target Filmmaker Award with a cash prize of $50,000.
In a year during which the Cannes Film Fest appears to have put its succession difficulties behind it, internecine wrangling has broken out at the sidebar Directors Fortnight.
Five documentaries and one feature will be presented as special screenings in the official program of the 52nd annual Berlin Intl. Film Festival.
The Sundance Institute, in partnership with the Mark Silverman Fellowship for New Producers, has selected "Haiku Tunnel" producer Brian Benson as the recipient of the 2002 Mark Silverman Fellowship.
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