REARVIEW: A strong showing by Canadian and British filmmakers, an outstanding selection of performances and a relentless flow of Oscar hype were all in evidence at the Toronto Film Festival.
There are endurance tests, and then there is Wang Bing's nearly four-hour plunge into the daily tedium and long-term despair of life in a mainland Chinese mental hospital.
ROME – Venice topper Alberto Barbera has unveiled a rich mix of name auteurs and newcomers, crowdpleasers and esoteric pics, with U.S. and U.K. titles playing prominently, in his lineup for the 70th…
Groundbreaking Saudi film "Wadjda" was a popular pick for the top prize in the Muhr Arab feature competition of the Dubai Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday.
TOKYO -- The 13th Tokyo Filmex announced its line-up Wednesday. Skedded to unspool Nov. 23 to Dec. 2 in Tokyo, the art-oriented fest will open with Korean helmer Hong Sang-soo's Cannes competition…
South Korean helmer Kim Ki-duk's "Pieta" is the winner of the 69th Venice Film Festival's Golden Lion.
Though it may have previously been dismissed by some industryites and Toronto regulars as a ghetto or "sidebar of a sidebar," as one wag has referred to it, Wavelengths, which programs experimental…
An unquestionably eye-opening, deeply human, strikingly lensed look at an impoverished family whose rudimentary living conditions are a sharp riposte to the illusion of China's economic boom.
After last year's PR disaster, the Edinburgh Film Festival is bidding to revive its fortunes under a new artistic director, New York-born critic Chris Fujiwara, and a new CEO, former Scottish Screen…
A pitch-black tale of murder, corruption and almost every other conceivable form of human injustice is taken to its bleakest possible conclusions.
Any future book on documentary film history will have to mark a place of honor for Xu Xin's "Karamay."