First-time writer/director Anna Rose Holmer crafts a meticulous mood of psychological isolation and beguiling mystery through her metaphorical tale
Venice Film Festival
Alberto Caviglia's mockumentary is an audaciously hilarious, at times shockingly biting satire on anti-Semitism that uses exaggeration to maximum effect.
After closing a string of acquisitions at the American Film Market, the L.A.-based distributor Strand Releasing has acquired North American rights to Lorenzo Vigas’ critically-acclaimed feature debut…
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…
MILAN – Venice Film Festival artistic director Alberto Barbera will remain in the saddle at the Lido for next year’s 73rd edition of the event, despite the fact that his four-year term expires…
An impressively self-lensed poetic exercise in controlled righteous outrage that shifts from the desiccating blight of coal mining to the hellish conditions in iron foundries.
There is much talk of dream worlds and celestial travel in "Light Years," an intimate, opalescent debut feature from British writer-director Esther May Campbell, yet it's supposedly everyday life…
Music Box Films has bought U.S. rights to Mexican health insurance thriller “Monster with a Thousand Heads” following its premiere as the opener of the Horizon Section at the Venice Film Festival…
A skillfully made drama, highly attuned to the myriad forms of surveillance from the prurient to the political, that showcases a stand-out lead perf.
Music Box Films has acquired U.S. rights to Alexander Sokurov's “Francofonia,” which won the Mimmo Rotella Award after its premiere at the Venice Film Festival. “Francofonia” recounts how the…
JUSTIN CHANG: And so ends another edition of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival — the 40th edition, as it happens, which organizers chose to commemorate in part by unveiling a competition slate…