Self-ruled Taiwan's biz is riding high these days, as it gradually emerges from the shadow of its rival and benefactor, Mainland China, with an ever greater focus on commercial movies.
Berlin Film Festival
Russian box office broke through the billion dollar barrier in 2010 and is destined never to look back, forecasts by industry experts suggest.
Berlinale competition title "Innocent Saturday," directed by Alexander Mindadze and produced by Alexander Rodnyansky and Sergei Melkumov, is among the Russian titles being touted at the EFM this year.
Pic brings Poland its first look at emo culture but overplays its hand.
Victoria Mahoney's semi-autobiographical debut is strong on texture but taxingly light on narrative.
"Mid-August Lunch" director Gianni Di Gregorio delivers another intimate comedy marked by spontaneity and ease.
Owning a slice of the production pie is key to surviving today's tough film market, agreed members of Saturday's EFM panel.
A sprawling but only intermittently successful foray into serious storytelling from pink-film legend Zeze Takahisa.
Simmering resentments and raging hormones dominate this estrogen-heavy two-hander.
"Talk to Her" meets "O Fantasma" in a film that revels in angst, isolation and unprocessed emotions.
South Korea's Finecut has concluded a slew of sales at the Berlinale's European Film Market, including the sale of helmer Kim Sang-man's thriller "Midnight FM" to Mei Ah Selection (Hong Kong), Eagle…