Any old documentary can give you the history of a city, but it takes a special kind of movie to capture its spirit, from the way the sun reflects off its walls to the smell of rain on its streets.
“Tim’s Vermeer,” helmed by Teller of illusionist-comedians Penn & Teller and a recent Sony Pictures Classics acquisition, is one of 14 documentary features world-preeming this September at the…
ODESSA, Ukraine — Ukraine's Odessa Intl. Film Festival kicked off Friday with a glitzy opening at the city's opulent Opera House, where Serbian director Emir Kusturica was presented with the fest's…
The T-Mobile New Horizons Intl. Film Festival, which unspools July 18-28, will open with this year's Cannes Palme d'Or winner “Blue Is the Warmest Color” by Abdellatif Kechiche. Poland's biggest film…
Karlovy Vary, Central Europe’s leading film fest, is to pay tribute to Jerry Schatzberg. The helmer, who was one of the leading lights of New Hollywood, will present three of his early works: his…
An idiosyncratically personal yet captivating 100-minute companion piece to 'The Story of Film,' focused entirely on the depiction of kids onscreen.
LONDON — James Franco has boarded Wim Wenders' 3D pic "Everything Will Be Fine." Franco will play Tomas, a writer who accidentally causes the death of a child and spends the next 12 years examining…
Joseph L. Mankiewicz's "Cleopatra" is among 20 restored film gems and three docs in Cannes Classics, announced today in Paris.
After the nadir of its 2011 edition, the 66th Edinburgh Film Festival opened on a tide of goodwill and closed on a flood of praise that bodes well for its long-term prospects under new artistic…
Sprite-like Irish film critic, historian and documaker Mark Cousins has done many commendable things to honor the medium he loves so deeply -- notably last year's "The Story of Film" -- but his…
HanWay Selects, the specialty film division of HanWay Films, has concluded key territory deals on its slate of upscale docus.