A cultivated sense of calm — no more or less than you'd expect from a study of Buddhist practice — permeates "Golden Kingdom," an impressively disciplined, occasionally transporting debut feature…
Berlin Film Festival
MADRID — Described by Variety's Scott Foundas as "a transporting, hypnotically beautiful debut feature" and "downright Herzogian (far more Herzogian than Herzog's own 'Queen of the Desert'),"…
Adopt Films has acquired U.S. rights to Sebastian Schipper's thriller "Victoria," which won the Silver Bear for outstanding artistic contribution for cinematography at the Berlin Film Festival. The…
Well, Peter, another Berlin Film Festival has come to a close, ending on a high note with the awarding of its top prize, the Golden Bear, to Jafar Panahi's "Taxi."
After winning the Berlin Film Festival’s Golden Bear with his film “Taxi,” Iranian director Jafar Panahi has broken silence, asking for his country to stop censoring him. “I’m really happy for me and…
A raw look at a retired Romany boxer who goes back into the ring in the hopes of keeping his family together.
An unhappily married young woman who can't quite bring herself to change her life finds that fate takes over in "The Gulls."
In China, youths reportedly sell their kidneys to buy iPads; in Saigon, listless lads turn to sterilization to pay for mobiles, cameras or electric guitars.
A less hard-hitting follow-up to “Nuclear Nation” (2012), Atsushi Funahashi’s latest documentary dwells in the stasis of its dispossessed subjects — residents of Futaba, where the Fukushima meltdown…
BERLIN — This year's Berlinale Golden Bear was won by Jafar Panahi’s film "Taxi,” in which the Iranian director posed as a taxi driver and rode through the streets of Teheran, engaging his passengers…
The Berlin Film Festival's Teddy Award — presented to "films and people that communicate queer themes" –- has gone to Sebastian Silva's "Nasty Baby." The film, starring Silva, Kristen Wiig and Tunde…