Veteran show business execs Harry Sloan and Jeff Sagansky have raised $325 million via an initial public offering in Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp. — $75 million more than initially planned. The duo…
Social activist Grace Lee Boggs is the sort of feisty, irresistible camera subject that will lend this lively and intelligent documentary a decent fest profile.
Pyramide Intl. has inked international rights for "The Amazing Cat Fish," which topped Ventana Sur's Primer Corte pix-in-post competition in Buenos Aires. One of France's foremost arthouse sales…
With a mood and setting worthy of a murder story by Jack London, this audience-friendly, atmospheric work explores the ice-blocked fjords of northeastern Greenland.
A chance encounter in a hospital reduces a Mexican woman to the de facto nurse of her increasingly erratic ex-b.f. in "Inertia," an impressive debut feature from Isabel Munoz Cota Callejas. Though…
Mexico's "The Amazing Cat Fish" and Colombia's "Dust on the Tongue" shared honors Monday at Ventana Sur's Primer Corte pix-in-post showcase, the Latin American film mart's only competitive section.
Lasting scars of the Holocaust become totems of resilience and remembrance in "Numbered," a moving compilation of testimonies from Auschwitz survivors whose tattoos serve as perpetual reminders of…
A gay recasting of "Romeo and Juliet," Alan Brown's "Private Romeo" finds a group of cadets left behind at their military academy for four days rehearsing Shakespeare's tragedy in and out of class…
Set in the mill area of Lancashire and its moors (though lacking most of the cliche Lancashire gags and mannerisms), this is the story [from the play by Bill Naughton] of a generation clash in a…
The 12 Angry Men are a jury, a body of peers chosen to decide the guilt or innocence of a teenager accused of murdering his father. They have heard the arguments of the district attorney and the…