Composed of black-and-white images shot by eight cameramen in St. Petersburg in 1991, "The Event" vividly captures the shift from bewilderment to empowerment as the people became ever emboldened in…
In contrast with most documentaries made in the wake of an historic event, "Maidan" will last beyond the current Ukrainian upheaval to stand as compelling witness and a model response to a seminal…
"Man of Steel," "This Is the End," "The Bling Ring" and other new U.S. releases reviewed.
BRUSSELS -- A bleak trio of films won kudos at this year's Rotterdam Film Festival, with themes ranging from paranoia in Iran to neo-fascist violence in Slovakia. The only laffer among the Tiger…
As "Star Wars" fans try to figure out the future of the franchise now that Disney owns it and George Lucas has stepped aside, another major creative figure has left the sci-fi series: producer Rick…
Debut Polish director Maria Sadowska's "Women's Day," about the humiliating conditions local supermarkets force on female employees, won the prize for best film and $25,000 Saturday at the closing of…
The world's leading festival of Eastern European cinema opens its 22nd edition Tuesday in Cottbus, Germany.
Strand Releasing has acquired all U.S. rights to Sergei Loznitsa's "In the Fog" from The Match Factory and plans a spring release.
Completing an impressive double-whammy, Benh Zeitlin's magical-realist "Beasts of the Southern Wild," a Sundance-winner, has now scooped plaudits at Cannes.
Classical in a good way, "In the Fog" explores the moralities of wartime with restraint and exacting execution when fate throws three men into conflict with each other by fate in Belorussia during…
A complete list of the screenings set for the Cannes Film Festival