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Venice Film Festival
Italo helmer Guido Lombardi, whose gritty immigration drama "La-Bas. A Criminal Education," scooped last year's Venice Silver Lion for first work, will make the leap into more mainstream filmmaking…
For Christine Vachon at New York's Killer Films, "What keeps independent film alive, what it has to be charged with now, is true originality, alternative, truly original voices."
Celluloid Dreams has taken international rights outside Italy to Daniele Luchetti's comedy "Mythological Story of My Family," produced by Cattleya.
When independent filmmaker Brillante Mendoza was growing up, people made fun of his name and called him Diamond.
Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" made a big splash Saturday on the Lido, as the highly anticipated drama inspired by the early days of Scientology had its world preem with the helmer and key cast…
Italy's South Tyrol film fund is launching a lab to develop TV projects shooting in the autonomous region on the border with Germany and Austria.
Firmly established as Latin America's premier film market, Ventana Sur is seeing international buyer attendance for its fourth edition tracking 40% up on 2011, Argentina's Incaa Film Institute…
U.S. indies still view Venice as a premiere slot for their pic bows
VENICE -- A glowing Mira Nair strutted down the Lido's balmy red carpet with pic's protag Riz Ahmed and co-stars Liev Schreiber and Kate Hudson for Venice opener "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" on…