ROME -- The Venice Film Festival's independently run Critics' Week awarded its prize to Swedish first-time helmer Gabriela Pichler's social drama "Eat Sleep Die," about a hard-working Muslim girl who…
Venice Film Festival
VENICE -- For better and for worse, a less-is-more philosophy seemed to govern this year's dramatically reshaped Venice Film Festival.
MADRID -- Seoul-based Finecut has closed more major territories on Kim Ki-duk's Venice competition contender "Pieta," which world premiered to a standing ovation Tuesday on the Lido.
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Hengameh Panahi's Paris-based Celluloid Dreams has acquired international rights to cult movies by Koji Wakamatsu, the bad boy of Japan's '60s New Wave whose latest film, "The Millennial Rapture"…
Egyptian helmer Ibrahim El Batout had a particularly personal motive that drove him to shoot "Winter of Discontent," the raw, eye-opening drama that is among his country's first post-revolution pics…
The first Venice Film Market wraps on a high note today with some deals sealed, industryites happy with facilities and services, and the likelihood that next year they won't save all their…
Italo auteur Gianni Amelio is prepping "L'intrepido," a light-hearted take on the country's current economic crisis, starring local comic Antonio Albanese ("Whatsoeverly").
Glen Basner's FilmNation Entertainment has closed a major territory on Terrence Malick's "To the Wonder," which world-premiered in competition Sunday in Venice.
Russia's state-backed film promotion body, Roskino, has pacted with Rome-based sales house Intramovies, which will become its consultant-agent on 12 Russian productions.
Spanish filmmaker David Victori's short, "The Guilt," has nabbed the grand prize of Your Film Festival, a newly launched online competition whose jury includes Ridley Scott and Michael Fassbender.