VENICE – Specialty North American distributor Kino Lorber has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to New York-born Gallic auteur Eugene Green’s "La Sapienza," about a burned-out contempo Swiss…
Locarno Film Festival
In South Korea, the city of Gyeongju is known for its hundreds of burial mounds, making this town, which has its head in the past, a fitting backdrop for director Zhang Lu's exquisitely observed…
Neasa Ni Chianain ("Fairytale of Kathmandu") crafts an evocative portrait of Neal MacGregor, a jewelry designer who turned his back on the world and ended his days in a stone shack on an…
Andrea Staka's long-awaited follow-up to her award-winning 2006 drama, "Fraulein," is similarly concerned with issues of displacement and belonging, though in "Cure — The Life of Another," she pairs…
The description of noted d.p. Chienn Hsiang's feature helming debut, "Exit," suggests a Tsai Ming-liang knockoff.
French director Antoine Boutet knows better than to wade into the political quicksand surrounding China's Nan Shui Bei Diao project, though he instinctively recognizes the enormous potential, both…
You can't blame a gal for wanting to take a break from a scruffy, ambitionless boyfriend like Sami after four years. Audiences may feel the same way after just four minutes.
As Yuletide offerings go, Charles Poekel's "Christmas, Again" might as well be called "It's a So-So Life" — a downbeat but never outright depressing reminder that the holidays tend to look a lot less…
Raucous, rowdy and regrettably scatter-brained, Cem Kaya's side-splitting essay film "Remake, Remix, Rip-off" marks a noble, albeit disorganized effort to convey the appeal of vintage Turkish pop…
A couple of graffiti kids with the social engagement of well-meaning teens express themselves in the Colombian city of Cali in "Los hongos."