New projects by helmer Alexander Sokurov ("Russian Ark") and Bakur Bakuradze are among the first five pics to receive coin from the German-Russian Co-Development Fund.
Berlin Film Festival
The weather's fabulous but there's nothing new under the sun in "Formentera," the sophomore outing of Teuton helmer Ann-Kristin Reyels ("Hounds").
L.A.-based outfit Strand Releasing has grabbed a pair of Gallic arthouse pics for U.S. distribution: Cesar-nommed "17 Girls," Delphine and Muriel Coulin's directorial debut repped by Paris-based…
Beta Cinema got off to a brisk start at the European Film Market, racking up sales for Agnieszka Holland's Polish Holocaust drama "In Darkness" and Tim Fehlbaum's theatrical debut "Hell."
Hungarian filmmakers are putting on a brave face in Berlin, determined not to let economic turmoil and a major shakeup in public film funding at home knock their confidence.
Spain's Imagina Intl. Sales has picked up international distribution rights to "Tengo ganas de ti" (I Want You), the sequel to 2010 Spanish B.O. hit "Three Meters Above the Sky."
The Berlinale Talent Campus has plenty to celebrate on its 10th anniversary: More than 10% of the 395 films screening at the fest this year originated from former participants of the educational…
A historical costume drama that celebrates a 19th century peasant revolt in one of eastern Europe's smallest nations, Lithuania, has become the country's biggest ever box office movie.
The critique of capital punishment Werner Herzog initiated with "Into the Abyss" comes to riveting fruition in "Death Row."
Sony Pictures Releasing Espana has acquired Spanish theatrical and DVD/VOD rights to "Fin" (The End).
Intl. hits embolden region's filmmakers to bigger dreams