Last week offered some big plot twists in the ongoing saga of Silvio Berlusconi, who was sentenced to jail just a few days after sealing an important and strategic deal for his Italian pay-TV service.
Pakistan will submit an entry to Oscar's foreign-language category after a gap of 50 years, though the committee has not yet chosen the film. Each country is allowed one submission and can decide how…
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. Pain & Gain Distributor: Paramount The large-scale destructiveness he…
Mira Nair, introducing her new pic, IFC's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," said it was "very, very fitting" that it open at the Tribeca Film Festival, on April 22.
The fourth installment of the Doha Tribeca Film Festival, the annual culmination of the film production and education activities of the Doha Film Institute, will open with a film that oozes local…
IFC Films is acquiring all North American rights to director Mira Nair's "The Relunctant Fundamentalist," which opened the Venice Film Festival and screened at Toronto.
When the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack hit the U.S., Mira Nair was on a plane to Toronto having won the Venice Golden Lion for "Monsoon Wedding" two days earlier.
Mohsin Hamid's slender, gemlike novel receives illuminating but heavy-handed screen treatment.
ROME -- Renewal is in the air as the 69th Venice Film Festival kicks off Wednesday with a new artistic director, the fest's first bona-fide market, mildly improved digs and the premiere of Mira…
Tarak Ben Ammar's high-flying Italian distributor Eagle Pictures has acquired Italian rights to Mira Nair's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist."
ROME -- Mira Nair's political thriller "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" will open the 69th Venice Film Festival, which will unveil its slimmed-down lineup on Thursday.