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…
Venice Film Festival
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…
Kino Lorber has acquired North American rights to Gabriel Mascaro’s “Neon Bull,” the winner of the Horizons (Orizzonti) Special Jury Prize at this year’s Venice Film Festival. The Brazilian rodeo…
With touchscreen coffee tables still an unimaginable luxury in most households, "Human" may have arrived a few years too early for its optimum avenue of exhibition.
Unattractively shot, structurally unsound and featuring a script that careens all over the place, "Anna" is an overstuffed drama bound to sink without a trace.