Amos Gitai's meditative if somewhat contrived Jaffa-set drama is most notable for being constructed from a single Steadicam-shot take.
Sebastian Sepulveda's starkly handsome debut should find welcoming slots in fests worldwide.
Buoyed by the extraordinary success of "Le Roi et l'oiseau," Studiocanal will give a theatrical opening in France to its latest restored film classic, Jean Renoir's "La Bete Humaine" (The Human…
With the country in turmoil, the Egyptian presence at Venice is small this year. The notable exception being multi-hyphenate Amr Waked, who is on the Lido wearing two hats despite what he claims is…
Petri Kemppinen has been tapped CEO of Nordisk Film & TV Fond. Kemppinen is currently head of production at the Finnish Film Foundation. He previously served as VP of Nordisk Film & TV Fond from…
The Zurich Film Festival will honor “Amour” director Michael Haneke with its lifetime achievement award. The helmer will attend the festival, which runs Sept. 26-Oct. 5 in Switzerland, to accept the…
Gravitas Ventures has acquired North American rights to Laurie Collyer's indie drama “Sunlight Jr.,” starring Naomi Watts, Norman Reedus and Matt Dillon. Gravitas will partner with Samuel Goldwyn…
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…
Scant months before John F. Kennedy's death, Warner Bros. released a movie that may not be all that memorable on the screen, but certainly was remarkable in the making.
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.