PARIS — Samuel and Victor Hadida's Metropolitan Filmexport, a top distrib of U.S. indie pics in Gaul, went on a shopping spree at Cannes. The outfit nabbed Martin Scorsese's “Silence” as part of…
Michelle Williams and Joel Edgerton will star in the indie remake of Italian thriller “The Double Hour,” with “Maria Full of Grace” helmer Joshua Marston directing from his own script. The project…
Slamdance and JuntoBox Films are launching a partnership for this year's screenplay competition with the largest pize in Slamdance history to the winning writer.
Paul Mezey, an exec producer on Benh Zeitlin's "Beasts of the Southern Wild," has signed on as a producer in residence at Cinereach, the not-for-profit production company and foundation that produced…
HELSINKI -- After last year's row over its Oscar nomination, Albania is poised to announce a unanimously backed movie for the best foreign language pic at next year's Academy Awards.
Albania's choice for foreign-language Oscar race, American director Joshua Marston's "The Forgiveness of Blood", has been disqualified after the Academy decided it did not have enough local input.
A decision to select American director Joshua Marston's "Forgiveness of Blood" as Albania's Oscar submission has sparked a formal protest from the director of one of the local films that failed to…
The 19th annual Hamptons Film Festival has set a complete lineup that includes Jennifer Garner topliner "Butter," launching the fest's Southampton leg, and spotlight slots for "Coriolanus," "The Rum…
Sundance Selects has picked up all U.S. rights to "The Forgiveness of Blood," the latest film from "Maria Full of Grace" writer-helmer Joshua Marston.
Asghar Farhadi's Iranian drama "Nader and Simin, a Separation," a look at contemporary Iranian society, took the top three awards at the Berlinale on Saturday.