KARLOVY VARY, Czech Rep. — Iranian helmer Jafar Panahi, who is under house arrest and waiting to start a six-year prison sentence, made a surprise appearance via Skype at the Karlovy Vary Film…
Stories of addiction, heated politics and a strong Internet presence were discernible among this year's standout entries.
If you want to take the temperature of the documentary, go to Toronto in the spring, when Hot Docs delivers its cinema-crazed citizenry the cream of global nonfiction.
Protests over the closure of a long-standing theater marred a strong edition of the Turkish event.
Following is some field reporting from the couch-potato fryer. Like the presentations themselves, we start off serious and get progressively sillier.
LIVERPOOL — "A Young Doctor's Notebook," starring Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe, could turn out to be just what the doctor ordered for BBC Worldwide. The distributor has secured six sales of the U.K…
Hungarian-born writer Agota Kristof is best known for her triptych of novels, "The Notebook," "The Proof" and "The Third Lie," which trace, in chillingly precise French, the moral catastrophe of…
Every bit the unashamed tearjerker fans of the popular novel expect, "The Notebook" is a determined and often affecting romance that doesn't speak down to audiences. Mixture of classical Hollywood…