Los Angeles-based FiGa Films has acquired world rights outside Mexico to writer-helmer Kyzza Terrazas' "Machete Language," a love story with a political underbelly, which world preems today in Venice…
Venice Film Festival
For Eran Kolirin, helmer of "The Exchange" (HaHithalfut), which preems in competition at Venice today, filmmaking of late is a case of art imitating life.
The legacy of Hollywood maverick Nicholas Ray is looming large on the Lido where his freshly restored, groundbreaking "We Can't Go Home Again" finally world-preemed in its finished form -- along with…
Robert Mark Kamen will deliver a screenplay for Philip Noyce's "Bloodsport" in about a month, producer Edward R. Pressman told Variety on the Lido.
Iranian authorities have banned documentary filmmaker Mojtaba Mirtahmasb -- who co-helmed underground movie "This Is Not a Film" with Jafar Panahi -- from travelling outside the country, according to…
Gucci takes coutour-celluloid connection a step higher
The key to dressing for a festival filled with social events is bilingual separates.
Chinese helmer Cai Shangjun's "Ren Shan Ren Hai" (People Mountain People Sea) is world preeming Tuesday as the Venice Film Festival's surprise competition film.
Following his Hart Crane biopic "The Broken Tower," self-styled professional dabbler James Franco examines the tragically shortened life of another gay artist in his unenlightening but not ungenerous…
On the Venice Lido to present Horizons player "Swirl," Brazil's Dezenove Son e Imagens is readying "Vazante" (Surge), the first solo directorial outing from Brazilian Daniela Thomas, who co-directed…
It's the second year that controversial Japanese helmer Sion Sono has had a film debut at Venice. But this year's "Himizu," screening in competition today, has a rather different tone than last…