All Latin American premieres, Mexican Mariana Chenillo's "Paradise," Argentine Santiago Palavecino's "Some Girls" and singular docu-feature "El Alcalde" feature among a 21-title Latin Premiere…
Launched by IM Global and Canana, the most ambitious initiative ever to sell Latin American pics to the world will unveil its first slate of fully-finished films at Toronto. The Mundial venture is…
An enchanting six-part series about lost love, missed opportunities and second chances, one can hardly imagine such a project getting greenlit by a U.S. commercial network.
LOCARNO — Marking its 20th anni, October's Valdivia Festival, Chile's most important film event and a launch-pad for a now dazzling new generation of Chilean directors, will throw a spotlight on…
When Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" raises the curtain on the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, it will serve, among other things, as an indication that the love affair between the festival and Hollywood…
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…
Two masters inspire a renaissance in Austrian cinema
Austrian weirdmeister Ulrich Seidl's sometimes grueling but consistently compelling "Paradise" trilogy concludes on a surprisingly wistful, tender note with "Paradise: Hope," an account of a teenager…
AFI Fest has completed its program with a dozen entries in the foreign-language contest for the Academy Awards along with seven films screened at Cannes.
Strand Releasing has acquired all U.S. rights to the Ulrich Seidl trilogy "Paradise" -- "Paradise: Love," "Paradise Faith" and "Paradise: Hope" with plans for release starting in the first quarter.
French pics continue to rack up sales