It's been a strong year for quality nonfiction filmmaking, with 134 qualifying films. Without pretending to be an exhaustive list, here are just a few of the fest faves and populist portraits that…
Dancing in Jaffa
A surprising, well-crafted look at a ballroom-dancing program aimed at bridging gaps between Jewish and Palestinian children in Israel.
Gotham-based distributor Sundance Selects has picked up North American rights to “Dancing in Jaffa,” the doc that bowed earlier this year at the Tribeca Film Festival. An exact release strategy has…
SHANGHAI — Most of the buzz at the Shanghai Intl. Film Festival has been about increased cooperation between Hollywood and China. Among the busiest Chinese private shingles in this respect has been…
MADRID — L.A.-based Outsider Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Oriol Paulo's B.O. hit "The Body," the latest film from "The Orphanage" producer Rodar y Rodar, sold by DeAPlaneta Intl. Set at a…
ANNECY – The more things change, as they say in France… Twenty years after France fought a near-lone battle to preserve limitations on American pop culture, Gaul has done it again. During 13 hours of…
Maintaining a strong acquistions pace, Sundance Selects has acquired North American rights to Clio Barnard's “The Selfish Giant,” following its world premiere in the Directors Fortnight at Cannes. It…
A penetrating and ultimately heartbreaking inventory of hard lessons learned on and off the court.
On Sept. 21, 2010, attorney Howard Rubinroit, representing developer George Comfort & Sons, questioned Ari Emanuel in the dispute over WME's decision not to move into new Beverly Hills digs that had…
Matt Wolf's mesmerizing, scrapbook-style docu conveys how the world developed the idea of the teenager.
John Cusack's delicious star turn bolsters Scott Coffey's satirical, Syracuse-set coming-of-ager.