The Busan Intl. Film Festival — Asia’s biggest film festival with 300 films on tap — showed its commitment to the diversity of Asian films Wednesday night when it kicked off its 18th edition with…
Ravishing visuals and an abundance of Indian dance and music provide a sensory tonic in Khyentse Norbu's tale of forbidden love.
When a festival nears the 20-year mark, many feel certain expectations have to be met. The Busan Film Festival, which will open its 18th edition Oct. 3, is no exception.
SEOUL – The Busan film festival will open with dance drama "Vara: A Blessing," the third film by Buddhist monk Khyentse Norbu, and the first time that the South Korean festival has not opened with…
Petri Kemppinen has been tapped CEO of Nordisk Film & TV Fond. Kemppinen is currently head of production at the Finnish Film Foundation. He previously served as VP of Nordisk Film & TV Fond from…
The Zurich Film Festival will honor “Amour” director Michael Haneke with its lifetime achievement award. The helmer will attend the festival, which runs Sept. 26-Oct. 5 in Switzerland, to accept the…
A divinely inspired gift for those devoted to Buddhism, preservation and/or a free Tibet, "Digital Dharma" is also an affectionate tribute to the late E. Gene Smith, the scholar, librarian and…
The working-class characters in Universal's "Tower Heist" might have fit in better at an Occupy Wall Street rally than a tentpole launch.
Actor William Campbell died Thursday of natural causes at the Motion Picture & Television Fund hospital in Woodland Hills, Calif. He was 87.
"The action takes place mostly within characters' subconscious, with mind-bending visuals," USA Today's Claudia Puig enthuses.