Paul Thomas Anderson's searing portrait of overweening ambition, "There Will Be Blood," has won the Fipresci (the Intl. Federation of Film Critics) Grand Prix for film of the year.
San Sebastian Film Festival
Debut features by prominent short filmmakers -- Palestinian Najwa Najjar's "Pomegranates and Myrrh" and Moroccan Mohamed Chrif Tribak's "Le temps des camarades" -- are included in the San Sebastian…
Laurent Cantet's Palme d'Or winner "The Class," Joel and Ethan Coen's Venice opener "Burn After Reading" plus Mike Leigh's "Happy-Go-Lucky" figure in a litany of fest standouts or prize-winners…
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Spanish festival San Sebastian rounded out its Zabaltegi New Directors section on Friday, leaning heavily on pics plying various forms of social realism.
Heddy Honigmann's "El Olvido," Christian Poveda's "La Vida loca" and Enrique Rivero's "Parque Via" will screen at San Sebastian's Horizontes Latinos panorama of contempo Latin America movie-making.
Ben Stiller and Robert Downey Jr. will present the action comedy "Tropic Thunder" at the 56th San Sebastian Film Festival, which runs Sept. 18-28.
Three tough takes on social marginalization from young Spanish helmers will compete for the Zabaltegi-New Directors prize at September's San Sebastian Festival.
Academy Award-winning U.S. film-maker Jonathan Demme will chair the competition jury at September's San Sebastian Festival.
Mark Herman's "The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas," a U.K./U.S. co-production distributed by Buena Vista/Disney, will be presented in the Official Selection, out of competition, at this year's San…
Michael Winterbottom's "Genova," Samira Makhmalbaf's "Two-Legged Horse," Javier Fesser's "Camino" and Hirokazu Kore-eda's "Still Walking" will compete at the 56th San Sebastian Festival, which runs…