SEOUL – Top-flight international directors including Brillante Mendoza ("Kinatay"), Bangladesh’s Mostofa Sarwar Farooki ("Television"), Thailand’s Pen-Ek Ratanaruang ("Invisible Waves") and Cannes…
HONG KONG – "Omar," Hany Abu-Asad's powerful drama about violence, was named as the best feature film at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. The film, about a young baker whose loyalty to family and…
DUBAI – A trio of Arab projects with revolutions at their core are the top prizewinners at the 10th Dubai Film Festival’s Dubai Film Connection co-production mart. The DIFF Award winners are…
DUBAI – The 10th Dubai Film Festival kicked off Friday with Palestinian helmer Hany Abu-Assad’s powerful drama "Omar," about violence in the West Bank, a clear signal of the event’s ongoing…
This tightly wound clock-ticking thriller examines the Arab-Israeli conflict to impressive effect.
The 51st New York Film Festival has tapped 35 films, an unusually large number for this tightly curated Gotham fest, to comprise a main slate that mixes a strong contingent of comedies, plus an…
Bill Condon's biopic thriller "The Fifth Estate," starring Benedict Cumberbatch as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, will open the Toronto Intl. Film Festival on Sept. 5. "Information is the most…
CANNES — "Blue Is the Warmest Color," Abdellatif Kechiche's sweeping and sexually explicit drama about a French teenage girl's love affair with another woman, received the Palme d'Or at the 66th…
The main prizes of the Cannes Film Festival were handed out by Steven Spielberg's jury on Sunday night.
Hany Abu-Assad returns to form with his first Palestinian feature since "Paradise Now."