"Punishing" may be the appropriate default setting for Holocaust dramas on film, but restless Israeli auteur Amos Gitai goes for extra credit in "Tsili," a short, stark adaptation of Aharon…
Viewers from different religious backgrounds may reach contrasting interpretations of the nine shorts that make up spiritually themed portmanteau pic "Words With Gods," but most are likely to agree…
MADRID - In a coup for the fast-growing Mexican Festival, November's third Los Cabos Festival will host the premiere in the Spanish-speaking world of "Words With Gods." The first part of a…
Amos Gitai's meditative if somewhat contrived Jaffa-set drama is most notable for being constructed from a single Steadicam-shot take.
Israeli director Amos Gitai has accomplished many personal goals in his four-decade career, and with his new pic, "Ana Arabia," which was shot entirely in one take and will compete for the Golden…
Venice, at 70, is a grand dame. The Venice Film Market, in its second edition this year, is a rapidly growing baby, eager to explore new movie mart modalities and attain a distinctive feel. "What I…
LONDON — Munich-based sales company Beta Cinema has sold Uberto Pasolini's "Still Life" to key territories ahead of its international preem in Venice. Wild Bunch secured the title for Benelux, while…
ROME - Venice topper Alberto Barbera has unveiled a rich mix of name auteurs and newcomers, crowdpleasers and esoteric pics, with U.S. and U.K. titles playing prominently, in his lineup for the 70th…
Capturing the stark reality of an American public hospital struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients has been on "The Waiting Room" director Nicks' to-do list for over a decade.
Brittany Murphy's last film, "Something Wicked," has completed post production and is up for sale to distributors, three years after her death.