HONG KONG — "Transit," a film about migrant workers in Israel, has been selected as The Philippines' contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards race. The film is the feature debut of…
“Heli,” the Mexican cartel drama from director Amat Escalante, won the ARRI/OSRAM award for best film at the Munich International Film Festival. The gala award ceremony took place on Saturday evening…
BEIJING — Chinese drama "Mystery" by often controversial Mainland helmer Lou Ye scooped the best film honor at the Asian Film Awards at the Hong Kong Film Festival. Pic follows a middle-aged woman…
The Dubai Film Festival has unveiled the lineup of its Muhr Asia/Africa Awards section which sees a mix of established helmers and newcomers competing for some of the most lucrative prizes on the…
Mendoza's work has struggled to crack the international arthouse circuit, and his forbiddingly titled latest doesn't seem an obvious exception, despite typically arresting direction and a stoically…
VENICE -- For better and for worse, a less-is-more philosophy seemed to govern this year's dramatically reshaped Venice Film Festival.
When independent filmmaker Brillante Mendoza was growing up, people made fun of his name and called him Diamond.
The Weinstein Co.'s music-based dramedy "Song for Marion" will world preem in the Toronto Film Festival's closing night Gala slot, it was announced Tuesday along with 146 titles, including 35 world…
The Venice Film Festival has unveiled its full lineup which sees a solid roster of established international auteurs compete for the Golden Lion alongside lesser-known helmers.