A romance of Palestinian origin that avoids making an argument about Middle East politics.
Sundance Film Festival
Sundance competition pic "Toe to Toe" will be repped for overseas sales by Here Media, via its Regent Worldwide Sales arm.
A three-year, $1.5 million grant dubbed the Cinereach Project at Sundance Institute will provide funding to projects from the Sundance Institute with themes that evoke global cultural exchange and…
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
The Sundance Institute has promoted Trevor Groth, a 16-year veteran of the Sundance Film Festival staff, to the festival's director of programming.
"Crude," a standout Sundance doc about a legal battle between oil giant Chevron and rainforest dwellers in Ecuador, has been acquired by First Run Features.
Ken Brecher has ankled as exec director of the Sundance Institute, which oversees the Sundance Film Festival, after 14 years in the post.
A big new talent arrives on the scene with "Sin Nombre."
Ending a period of uncertainty after the departure of Geoff Gilmore, the Sundance Film Festival elevated programmer John Cooper, a 20-year Sundance vet, to the post of fest director.
Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have acquired domestic rights to "The Cove," winner of the audience award for documentary at Sundance, with plans for a summer release.
The 39th edition of New Directors/New Films will open and close with Sundance standouts "Amreeka" and "Push: Based on the Novel by Sapphire."