Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster" topped the nominations list for the Golden Horse Awards, the Taiwanese prizes for best Chinese-language cinema.
The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has unveiled its lineup featuring a wide range of works from emerging and established Arab filmmakers, comprising nine world preems from the Middle East unspooling…
The lineup of the 29th Warsaw Film Festival, which runs Oct. 11-20, will include 22 world preems, 21 international preems and 22 European preems. The program, which was unveiled today, includes 123…
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“A Touch of Sin” writer-director Zhangke Jia talks with Variety’s Steve Gaydos at The Variety Studio: Cannes Edition at Chivas House, presented by Chivas Brothers and sponsored by HP. “The common…
Kino Lorber has acquired all U.S. rights to Jia Zhangke's Palme d'Or contender "A Touch of Sin."
Jia Zhangke's Palme d'Or contender "A Touch of Sin," the critics' favorite among Cannes competition films through Saturday, is igniting more than a touch of Riviera sales business. Five territories…
Unquestionably Jia's most mainstream-friendly work, if also his most schematic and, blades aside, least penetrating.
A finely chiseled domestic meller that proceeds with a painful sense of inevitability, “Forgetting to Know You” follows a loving marriage that crumbles under the weight of economic pressures and…
A lovely, elegant and stirring look at one man's memories of being a fighter for Algeria's liberation from French colonialism, Damien Ounouri's "Fidai" marks a striking advance in Arabic documentary…
A gossamer debut feature that compensates for its lo-fi look with glimpses of profound humanism, Chinese tyro helmer Song Fang's "Memories Look at Me" explores how recollections of the past inform…
In a generic package of contempo Chinese success stories has flickers of interest, but their repetitive message of hard work and perseverance becomes a didactic drone.