ROME — British film and stage director Sam Mendes will head the jury of the 73rd Venice Film Festival. Mendes' rapport with the Lido dates back to 2002 when he was in the Venice competition with Tom…
Venice Film Festival
Bridging the Dragon, the increasingly effective platform seeking to forge closer strategic ties between film industries in Europe and China, has announced the second batch of projects selected to…
First-time writer/director Anna Rose Holmer crafts a meticulous mood of psychological isolation and beguiling mystery through her metaphorical tale
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.