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Markets & Festivals
Quebec helmer Andre Turpin's "Soft Shell Man" (Un Crabe dans la tete) will premiere in Turpin's home province Oct. 11, the opening night of the 30th Montreal Intl. Festival of New Cinema and New…
The 32nd Intl. Film Festival of India, to be held in Bangalore Oct. 10-20, has been canceled in the wake of the terrorist attacks in the U.S.
Billed as Latin America's largest film fest, Festival do Rio opens today with the preem of "O Xango de Baker Street," from Brazil's Miguel Farias.
Though you wouldn't know it at the recent, largely derailed, Toronto Intl. Film Festival, there's a seismic shift occurring in the specialty film arena, particularly among acquisition- and…
The question that always comes up when I'm talking about the cinema, a question I ask myself again and again: What does a film have to achieve to make me want to go to the cinema to watch it? And…
Michiyasu Kawauchi isn't afraid to take on a challenge. In fact, the new director general of the fest, 65-year-old chairman and CEO of radio conglom Nippon Broadcasting System, is confident he'll be…
Paramount Domestic Television, traditionally an anchor presence on the exhibition floor at the annual National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab, is likely next on the list to opt out of…
Claire Clouzot has been appointed artistic director of the Cannes Intl. Film Festival's Critics Week sidebar, replacing Jose Maria Riba.
Namur is gearing up to host the 16th Intl. French Film Fest, which opens Friday and runs through Oct. 5. The market for Francophone product is diverse, as around 50 countries, from Canada and…
London indie event the Raindance Film Festival has announced the lineup for its ninth outing, Oct. 7-19.