“Oculus” director Mike Flanagan has re-teamed with Intrepid Pictures to helm horror film “Somnia” with production starting this fall. “Oculus” (pictured above) is centered on a cursed 300-year-old…
Cate Blanchett and Adam Driver are among thesps appearing in shorts at the 2013 Palm Springs International ShortFest and Short Film Market. The fest, now in its 19th year, will showcase 330 films…
The Sandy Hook massacre Dec. 14 captured headlines in South Africa. But for that country and the rest of the continent, tales of horrific violence are nothing new. Many African nations — with their…
ROME Switzerland's Locarno Film Festival has selected pics for its Open Doors co-production mart, dedicated this year to French-speaking Sub-Saharan Africa.
With a plot pulled from the headlines and a cast drawn from across the continent, a Kenyan skein is looking to push local dramatic series in a bold new direction.
Idiosyncratic helmer Isaki Lacuesta combines docu, re-creation and fiction in the visually impressive but narratively challenged "The Double Steps."
Three musical morality tales are beautifully performed, and their stories effectively re-enacted.
Mali is one of the poorest countries in the world, with 73% of the population living on less than a dollar a day. Only 46% of the people are literate.
Program was jolted to life by a man from Mali -- and the wave he generated rolled through the night.
A stylistically risky departure for helmer Keren Yedaya that reps a disappointing follow-up to her Camera d'Or winner "Or (My Treasure)."
Mali Finn, casting director for films including "Titanic," "L.A. Confidential" and "The Matrix," died of melanoma Wednesday in Sonoma, Calif.