It takes balls to come out as gay or transgender in New York City today, especially for teens of color — which is exactly what the so-called "Kiki" scene sprung up to provide.
Sundance Film Festival
FilmRise has acquired the exclusive North American distribution rights for the horror-comedy “The Greasy Strangler,” Variety has learned exclusively. The film premiered in January at the Sundance…
This kooky-monster escapade is never less than arresting, and sometimes even a riot.
The use of enactments mutes the power of the film's ostensible authenticity, and much of what we see cries out for more context than the director's (sometimes faux-) noninvolvement style provides.
FilmRise has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Will Allen’s cult documentary “Holy Hell,” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. The distributor will release the film theatrically on May…
“The Birth of a Nation,” the Nate Parker film that was a buzz-magnet sensation at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, has been positioned for an awards-season release this fall from Fox…
Dogwoof has acquired international sales rights (excluding North America, Australia and New Zealand) and U.K. distribution rights to the documentary feature "Life, Animated" from Roger Ross Williams…
Anne Fontaine’s “The Innocents,” a French drama that world premiered at Sundance, is proving one of the hottest foreign-language arthouse movies for sale at Berlin’s EFM. Repped by Films Distribution…
In what might as well be Chile's Chappaquiddick incident, the real-life hit-and-run case ruffled enough feathers that one would expect a more indignant satire, whereas Almendras indulges his…
An intriguing glimpse into the lives of those who dwell off Colombia's Caribbean coast comes wrapped in a sentimental mother-son love story in the artlessly affecting "Between Sea and Land."
True as it may be, "a thoughtful, toughly acted story of one woman's escape from urban societal strictures" isn't a description that will help anyone distinguish adult German fable "Wild" from the…