LONDON — Roskino, which promotes Russian cinema in international markets, is launching the second edition of Doors, its film export initiative, at the Venice Film Festival. The Doors program…
The jury of the New Horizons film festival has named "Celestial Wives of the Meadow Mari" by Russian helmer Alexey Fedorchenko the winner of its 13-film international competition July 28.
Daniel and Diego Vega's "El Mudo," Marcela Said's "The Summer of the Flying Fish" and Samuel Kishi Leopo's "Somos Mari Pepa" feature in the Toulouse/San Sebastian 23rd Film in Progress, a competish…
Foregrounding folkloric elements with an emphasis on female sexuality and fertility, "Celestial Wives" is too amorphous to be consistently amusing or interesting.
First-time writer-director Aurora Guerrero captures the dynamics of friendship between 15-year-old girls.
Maya Intl., the sales and distribution arm of L.A.-based indie Maya Entertainment founded by executive co-chair Moctesuma Esparza, is at Sundance handling worldwide rights to Next Film selection…
Not a dream job at the best of times, taking care of one's mother-in-law becomes a full-blown nightmare in the satisfying black comedy "Happy New Year, Grandma!"
Following Walt Disney Animation Studio's groundbreaking deal to license Nuke compositing software from The Foundry, the two companies have struck a more far-reaching agreement that marks the first…
Despite the talented cast, the evening fails to deliver a knockout blow.
A trio of tales delineating Sex and the Japanese city, "Tokyo Noir" provides more emotional colors than just black and white. Pic marks a collaboration between writer-helmers Naoto Kumazawa and…
In a series of promotions at Buena Vista Intl., Maggie Todd, Donald Evans, Mari Gastineau and Ticole Richards have all been promoted to VPs within the department.