When the 34th Durban Intl. Film Festival scheduled his film as opening-night attraction, director Jahmil XT Qubeka knew he would be in the spotlight. But he had no idea how intense and heated that…
With Nelson Mandela turning 95 and hospitalized in South Africa, The Weinstein Co. has released the first official U.S. trailer for “Long Walk to Freedom.” “He was public enemy No. 1,” the first…
“Waiting for Superman” director Davis Guggenheim has started shooting a feature-length documentary on 15-year-old Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, with Walter Parkes and Laurie…
The Supreme Court is poised to decide this week on two major same-sex marriage cases, but on Tuesday night in D.C. a handful of lawmakers are expected to attend an event that reflects a new frontier…
With the news coming out that Tom Cruise had fallen off “Man From U.N.C.L.E,” Warner Bros. has acted fast to find his replacement having entered talks with Henry Cavill to star. SEE ALSO: New “Man of…
Malik Bendjelloul's "Searching for Sugar Man" has won the best feature award from the International Documentary Assn., adding to its lengthy list of kudos.
Since mankind can't be relied upon to take care of the Earth, a group of computer-animated critters band together to fix things themselves in "Animals United."
An engrossing look at the life and career of South African singer and anti-apartheid activist Miriam Makeba.
The Rwandan government has set up an independent film commission to bring structure to the country's growing film industry.
The London Film Festival unveiled its 197-feature lineup Wednesday, including 11 world preems, 23 international preems and 33 European preems.