This is a transcript of the Variety Cinema Militans Lecture delivered by director Agnieszka Holland at the Netherlands Film Festival in Utrecht on September 26.
With due respect to M. Night Shyamalan, "The Village's" feat of winning the B.O. crown overseas for five straight weekends is as much a commentary on the generally unexciting competition as a…
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Emmett/Furla Films has acquired feature rights to the true-life story of Rin Tin Tin. The original puppy was saved from the ruins of a bombed-out kennel during World War I.
If Mike Leigh thanked the Cannes festival for refusing "Vera Drake" and thus allowing him to win Venice's Golden Lion, both San Sebastian's Golden Shell winner Bahman Ghobadi and Goran Paskaljevic…
The core subsidiaries of Germany's Senator Entertainment are out of insolvency and operational, the company said Thursday. A Berlin court released theatrical distrib Senator Film Verleih and Senator…