BAD BOY ABEL FERRARA -- represented in competition with "Body Snatchers"-- proved to have the drift of the festival when his film screened on day two. At his press conference, he told the crowd that…
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Palme D'Or (shared): "The Piano" (Jane Campion, director; Australia), "Farewell to My Concubine" (Chen Kaige; Hong Kong).
Mosfilm Studio is resisting privatization under Russian law, said studio boss Vladimir Dostal. The law aimed at privatizing numerous industries and state-owned companies is too general to work for…
The fifth edition of the N.Y. Lesbian & Gay Film Festival unfurls June 3-17 at the Cinema Village 12th St. Theater. Derek Jarman's latest feature "Wittgenstein" will be shown at an opening night…
IN THE TRADITION of the Salkind air fleet and the Columbus Caravel, Cannes ' 93 has introduced a new promotional wrinkle. It's the giant, inflatable Arnie. The much larger-than-life blow-me-up is…
Jacques Fansten, the Gallic helmer whose 1990 "La Fracture du Myocarde" is being remade by Steven Spielberg as "Cross My Heart," is now prepping "The Count of Monte Cristo." Fansten is writing the…
Four days into this year's Cannes Film Festival, the extravaganza has produced the usual quota of sun-drenched weather, whining, dining and hyping.
The Cannes Film Festival got off to a stumbling, if typically glamorous, start Thursday evening as hundreds of paparazzi and local fans lined the red carpet leading up the steps of the Palais du…
The 19th Seattle Intl. Film Festival, which runs from Friday through June 6, has added 10 world premieres and more than a dozen U.S. premieres to its eclectic and varied schedule.
The 17th edition of the Cleveland Intl. Film Festival wrapped with a 22% increase in attendance -- or 22,000 customers during the 11-day event.
The opening night of the 36th S.F. Intl. Film Festival had a little of the things that distinguish the city itself -- some politics, a slight air of chaos and a definite multicultural joie de vivre.