Film Movement has acquired North American rights to Malgoska Szumowska's love story "In the Name of," which is screening in competition at Berlin.
This angst-ridden drama treats loaded subject matter -- homosexuality, priests who break their vows -- in a way that feels far past its sell-by date in the West.
While championing classic films remains a labor of love, in Europe, several outfits' experiments with new distribution models have uncovered new revenue in releasing vintage treasures.
Poland's national film festival in the Baltic resort of Gydnia runs just before Cannes, ensuring a fresh raft of titles available for pickup by international sales agents.
Poland's growing success on the international stage is stoking a creative boom with the appearance of strong new production companies and talent.
World preem features -- including the narrative pic written by and starring Chris Colfer of "Glee" and a new doc from Morgan Spurlock -- are among the more than 40 movies joining the Tribeca Film…
A typically smart performance by Juliette Binoche isn't enough to keep "Elles" from drowning in pseudo-intellectual pretension and general banality.
"Ma vie en cinemascope," a biopic of 1940s Quebecois singer Alys Robi from producers Denise Robert and Daniel Louis ("The Barbarian Invasions"), led nominations for this year's Jutra Awards with nine.
Portuguese helmer Luis Galvao Teles has come up with the anticlimactic "Fado Blues" -- a very loose, very local caper comedy that a slight breeze could blow away. This pleasant but perilously slight…