MADRID – Emphasizing the still exploding appetite for topnotch drama worldwide, Movistar Series, the new Spanish subscription-based VOD service launched in December by Telefonica, has acquired rights…
PARIS– UniFrance is upping the ante for the fifth edition of its online festival MyFrenchFilmFestival, showcasing A-list festival players, local commercial and critical successes. Melanie Laurent’s…
Robin Campillo's fascinating sophomore feature is by turns a frightening home-invasion drama, a tender love story and a tense hide-and-seek thriller.
Sundance Channel has acquired U.S. broadcast rights to critically-acclaimed French supernatural drama “The Returned.” The U.S. channel will premiere the series on Halloween night. Chicago-based…
Considered Algeria's most important living director, Merzak Allouache delivers one of his best films with this multi-stranded tale.
RAI Trade has acquired world sales rights to Alessio Cremonini's Syrian civil war-themed "Border," which world premieres in Toronto's Discovery section. As President Obama prepares for military…
VENICE -Italo helmer Gianfranco Rosi’s fresh docu “Sacro GRA,” about people living on the fringe along the ring road around Rome, is the winner of the Venice Film Festival’s 70th edition which…
When South Africa made the quantum leap from apartheid to liberation, faced with the task of creating equal opportunities for a population of 40 million (the majority previously disenfranchised), the…
Milko Lazarov makes a painstakingly arty, emotionally wan debut with this story of a Greek man buying a newborn in Bulgaria.
The Venice Film Festival's independently run Critics' Week has awarded its prize to "Zoran, My Nephew the Idiot" a sophisticated comedy by first-time Italo helmer Matteo Oleotto. Two-hander set in…