Every year, Variety asks prominent directors to talk about the fellow directors whose work moved them.
Working mostly behind the scenes, these experts package the pacts
Egyptian-born Marwan Hamed burst onto the scene in 2006 with "The Yacoubian Building," said to be the highest-budgeted film in the history of Egyptian cinema. Hamed earned praise for tackling…
Launching in 2006, Colombia's Dynamo has rapidly grown into the biggest and best known of Colombian film-TV production, financing and services companies, the go-to company of choice for both…
At 84, Gena Rowlands still goes strong. She and Cheyenne Jackson co-star in "Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks," opening Dec. 12 via Film Collective. ("I never get to do comedy," she proclaims. "And I…
Looking ahead to her Handprint and Footprint Ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre frontcourt, Gena Rowlands quips, "I just hope I can pull myself out of the cement." But recent co-star Frank Langella…
Director of Telefonica Studios, Axel Kuschevatzky used to be one of Argentina' highest profile – and passionate – film journalists. The passion remains. Now, however, he helps many of the Argentina's…
Marcela Said’s "Los Perros," Paula Markovitch’s "Leading Actor" and Gorki Glaser-Muller’s "The Return" feature among 10 projects at the 6th Puentes Europe-Latin America Producers Workshops. A…
When film immerses itself in the social/political problems of the past, the upshot can often be feel-good entertainment. Sure, there was racism in "The Help," comically antiquated excess in "The Wolf…
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