There exists a rich anthropological patchwork of survival stories from sub-Saharan African migrants who have traversed desert and sea in pursuit of a better life in Europe, yet it's one that has…
Cannes Film Festival
Strand Releasing has acquired all U.S. rights to Celine Sciamma’s “Girlhood,” the opening night film at the Director’s Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival. The film centers on a 16 year-old-girl…
Radius has acquired U.S. rights to horror vehicle “It Follows,” starring Maika Monroe, after it screened in Cannes as part of Critics Week. The movie, directed by David Robert Mitchell (“The Myth of…
PARIS– While French industryites are still caught up in a seemingly stalled debate about shaking up the country's digital-phobic release schedule for movies and implementing a new anti-piracy law…
Two weeks after Daniel Radcliffe came on board to star in “You Shall Know Our Velocity,” International Film Trust has sold all overseas territories. Producers are Tim Perell for Process and Michael…
Mockumentaries generally have culturally specific elements that play best to local audiences, and Kaouther Ben Hania's hilarious and acerbic "Challat of Tunis" is a prime example.
The unhealthily symbiotic relationship of two sisters is explored in intense, naturalistic fashion in "Next to Her," a strikingly lensed debut feature from Israeli helmer Asaf Korman.
Three orphaned siblings fight a corrupt bureaucracy in order to keep a roof over their heads in "The Owners," the small but scrappy third feature from prize-winning Kazakh writer-director Adilkhan…
Seeing Gong Li on the Croisette for Zhang Yimou's "Coming Home" was a reminder of the last time she trod the carpet at Cannes for a Zhang film — in 1995 for "Shanghai Triad." And while that wasn't so…
A young gypsy woman trying to lead a "normal" life is in a constant battle against prejudice and her own community's entrenched behavior in "The Way Out."