Music Box Films has bought the U.S. rights to “Seasons” (“Les Saisons”), the latest documentary from filmmakers Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud. Perrin and Cluzaud were the co-directors of 2001’s…
Berlin Film Festival
One of the more authentic films on this highly charged topic that avoids the usual subject/object problems of many docus thanks to an autobiographical p.o.v.
It takes balls to come out as gay or transgender in New York City today, especially for teens of color — which is exactly what the so-called "Kiki" scene sprung up to provide.
A tiresome insistence on pre- and post-lapsarian states of grace will make auds wonder, "how much time do we want to spend with these peoples' neuroses?"
An unevenly realized evocation of the limbo world experienced by a young gay native caught between tribal life and the modernity of Manaus.
Not everything can get away with an exclamation point in the title, but the chipper punctuation of "A Dragon Arrives!" feels appropriately emphatic for a film that doesn't announce itself timidly on…
A young boy in a Kurdish village witnesses the joint traumas of waiting and loss in in this beautifully calibrated drama blending sweetness with melancholy.
A burglary gone wrong in the First Nations reserve of Manawan sends a young Atikamekw man on a journey of self-discovery, in a street-cast, anthropologically minded look at communities rarely given…
PARIS — Mads Matthiesen's “The Model” has been acquired by Koch Films rolling off the Berlin Film Festival. Sold by Scandi major TrustNordisk, “The Model” has been picked up by Koch Films for…
Named best film in the Berlinale Forum by the Tagesspiegel Reader's Jury, this often grotesque and sometimes blackly comic tale follows the interconnected lives of some not particularly likeable…
PARIS — Music Box Films has snatched up North American rights to Hannes Holm’s Swedish B.O. hit “A Man Called Ove.” Based on Fredrik Backman’s bestseller, which has been published in more than 30…