LONDON — Swipe Films has acquired the U.K. and Irish distribution rights from BAC Films Intl. to Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf's "The President," which opened the Horizons section at last…
Restored, color versions of "Daughters, Wives and a Mother," and "Scattered Clouds" are among highlight the HKIFF tribute to Japanese giant Mikio Naruse.
At the Tuesday press conference for the BIFF Gala Presentation "The President," Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf explained how he first conceived the idea for a film about a deposed dictator…
An allegorical lesson about dictatorships and the cycle of violence they breed, Mohsen Makhmalbaf's "The President" unfortunately offers a simplified and simplistic reduction, akin to an ancient…
MADRID – Mohsen Makhmalbaf's "The President," Duane Hopkins' "Bypass" and "H.," from Rania Attieh and Daniel Garcia, feature among 11 titles — eight from Venice's Horizons section, three from its…
LONDON – Poland's Jerzy Skolimowski "11 Minutes," Spain's Isabel Coixet "Nobody Wants the Night," Belgium's Joachim Lafosse "Les Chevaliers" and Iran's Mohsen Makhmalbaf "The President" have won…
Two of Taiwan's biggest film titles for 2014 will make their market debuts in Busan next week, having been picked up by new sales company Ablaze Image.
HONG KONG — Wayne Wang, Naomi Kawase and Mohsen Makhmalbaf are among the cream of Asia's film makers who will line up for the Asian Project Market (Oct 7-10), the arthouse film financing event that…
Microsoft exec Nancy Tellem has replaced Peter Liguori on the board of MGM. Liguori left The Lion’s board after becoming the CEO of Tribune Co. earlier this year. MGM topper Gary Barber made the…
HONG KONG — Cambodian-born auteur Rithy Panh has been named as "Asian Filmmaker of the Year" by the Busan int'l film festival. He will receive his commendation during the 18th edition of the festival…
The SAG-AFTRA election is heating up with current SAG-AFTRA co-president Roberta Reardon heading the New York Coalition for Unity as a slate of SAG-AFTRA candidates. It’s the second New York-based…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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