To those who may feel intimidated by the prospect of a three-hour-and-16-minute Turkish movie called "Winter Sleep," director Nuri Bilge Ceylan has this advice: don't be afraid to be bored.
Adopt Films has taken all U.S. rights to Caroline Link's relationship drama "Exit Marrakech," following the pic’s U.S. preem at the Hamptons Film Festival. Deal was inked with the pic’s sales agent…
Sarah McCarthy's absorbing documentary focuses on a Middle American couple's adoption of three Russian children.
LOCARNO — From 2010, when it launched its Industry Days screenings, few festivals in the world have ramped up their industry activities so forcefully as Switzerland's Locarno Fest. 2011 saw a Carte…
It's only July, but international film sales companies and distributors are already talking Oscars. At the recent German Films Previews, a week of buyers-only screenings of films repped by German…
The German Films Previews, an annual showcase of the latest pics from the Teutonic sales companies, will be attended by 75 international buyers and more than 20 world sales companies, promo org…
A sparingly told portrait of an unhappy marriage set in upscale Istanbul, "Lifelong" makes good on the promise shown by writer-helmer Asli Ozge in her 2009 debut, "Men on the Bridge."
When a childless Canadian couple takes on five Ukrainian siblings, ages six to 19, the difficult process of adoption is only part of the story in years-in-the-making docu "High Five: A Suburban…
VOD distrib GoDigital is partnering with Visit Films to release Ben Lee docu "Ben Lee: Catch My Disease" November 6 on cable and digital platforms, which will mark the pic's U.S. premiere.
Upstart VOD distributor GoDigital has received a high-six-figure capital infusion from Preferred Ventures, the digital media fund.
Crime may not pay. But it can get you from the jailhouse to the arthouse in Italy.