Gotham distributor Plexifilm has picked up North American rights to Thai film "Blissfully Yours." Deal is Plexifilm's second with helmer Apichatpong "Joe" Weerasethakul. Distrib released his debut…
Multilingual film "Cuckoo" will kick off the eighth annual Nantucket Film Festival, unspooling June 19-22.
Hector Babenco's prison drama "Carandiru" has broken box office and attendance records for a local pic and is poised to overtake "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" for top spot in 2003.
The fact that the most resonant films about Vietnam were made more than a decade after the conflict ended might be a lesson about the value of distance from world events before making them dramatic…
Focusing on a type rarely given center stage in movies, San Francisco-based helmer Rob Nilsson's latest vid-shot, semi-improvised feature is a compelling but unpleasant, sometimes pretentious pic…
Straight from the guilt mines of Guy Maddin's psyche to the collective unconscious of stunned audiences, "Cowards Bend the Knee" is film autobiography at its most hilariously creative. Pic's hour…
Youthful love and happiness are replaced by middle-aged bitterness and disappointment in "Watermark," an ultra-low-budget Aussie pic. Though the filmmaking team of Georgina Willis and Kerry Rock…
Bavaria Film Intl. has seen brisk sales to European and Asian buyers at the Cannes mart, with local hit "Good Bye, Lenin!" and Oscar winner "Nowhere in Africa" leading the pack.
Next month's 20th Avignon Film Festival will welcome film talents Adrian Lyne, Jane Birkin, Agnes Varda and Bob Swaim and unspool 16 features and 16 shorts in competition.
Vet Polish TV director Artur Wiecek makes a pleasant, affecting feature debut with "An Angel in Cracow," which drops its early tone of Capra-esque whimsy for a surprisingly moving telling of a…
The 24th edition of the Valencia Intl. Film Festival will host a new mini-mart, Mercamostra, aimed at boosting sales of films from Mediterranean-rim countries and beyond.