South by Southwest has set Zal Batmanglij's thriller "The East," starring Brit Marling, as its closing night film on March 16, two months after its premiere at Sundance.
At Any Price
Ben Stillman has been promoted to VP at Black Bear Pictures and Amanda Greenblatt has been moved up to creative executive at Teddy Schwarzman's production and financing company.
Oscar winner Kevin Kline is attached to play screen legend Errol Flynn in "The Last of Robin Hood," an indie pic set up at Killer Films that "Quinceanera" helmers Richard Glatzer and Wash…
For Christine Vachon at New York's Killer Films, "What keeps independent film alive, what it has to be charged with now, is true originality, alternative, truly original voices."
An artfully downbeat drama that proves easier to admire than to embrace, "At Any Price" offers another highly specific snapshot of a little-seen American subculture from writer-helmer Ramin Bahrani.
The Venice Film Festival has unveiled its full lineup which sees a solid roster of established international auteurs compete for the Golden Lion alongside lesser-known helmers.