ROME – Oscar-winning actor-director Forest Whitaker will be feted with a lifetime achievement award by Egypt's new El Gouna Film Festival, which will open its first edition later this month with the…
ROME – French-Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri said Monday that his detention at Beirut airport and subsequent questioning by a military tribunal were an attempt to suppress his new film, “The Insult,”…
UPDATED: French-Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri, who was briefly detained by authorities in Beirut the day after his new film “The Insult” won a prize at the Venice Film Festival, has been cleared of…
VENICE, Italy — Italy's Lucky Red has scooped Italian rights to Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri's "The Insult," which is turning out to be one of the early standout titles in the Venice Film Festival…
Cohen Media Group has acquired North American distribution rights to “The Insult,” Ziad Doueiri’s Lebanon-set drama, which is world-premiering in competition at Venice and will next play at Toronto.…
Emotions are pitched at an overly dramatic level, with a few concessions offered at the end that feel far too pre-packaged for movie consumption.
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