For years, China has held substantial economic promise, with the outsized growth many have long envisioned only recently beginning to come to fruition.
LYON – Underscoring the gathering industry build in the classics film business across Europe, and putting forward a business model which could be adopted by other cinematheques, Italy's Cineteca di…
LONDON — U.K. helmer Nigel Cole and scripter Tim Firth — the team behind “Calendar Girls” — will reunite for action comedy “Daylight Robbery.” Pic centers on a group of feisty retirees struck by the…
"No Man Land," a controversial Chinese film noir by top director Ning Hao, is to get a theatrical release in December, more than three years after it was banned.
Indian filmmaker Krishna Shah, a familiar figure at the American Film Market who wrote, directed and produced genre films such as “Hard Rock Zombies,” died Oct. 13 in Mumbai, India. He was 75 and had…
LONDON — Sony has opened the Digital Motion Picture Center at Pinewood Studios in the U.K., which will be used to provide hands-on training for cinematographers and other crew members to help them…
Despite its crude scripting, this superbly paced and shot South Korean thriller from writer-director Huh Jung cunningly manipulates our primal fears.
Merzak Allouache, Variety's Middle East Filmmaker of the Year, is the cinematic face of Algeria, the most recognizable son of that nation's film industry and an establishment gadfly ever since his…
With all the political upheavals in the Middle East, film festivals in the Gulf are becoming Arab cinema's main driver.
Saudi Arabia, a country that still forbids its women citizens to drive, has submitted its first-ever feature film for Academy Award consideration: "Wadjda," a critically acclaimed triumph from female…