Injects terrific comic energy into the journey of a young man coming to emotional maturity in the Germany of the '80s and '90s. Another slick entry from the X-Filme Creative Pool mini-empire, hints…
Boy's long-overlooked intellectual gifts surface in spite of a chaotic family environment in Shemi Zarhin's sweet if slight Israeli comedy. Writer-director has fashioned a talky but well-paced film…
Graphic indictment of the physical and psychic horrors of female genital mutilation as well as an uncommonly frank depiction of an extremely patriarchal Arab-American family set Varun Khanna's…
Reflection on modern alienation through the stories of semi-connected people is a tailor-made item for fests specializing in more abstract fare. First feature by philosophy grad Thanos Anastopoulos…
Helmer Paul Verhoeven has won the Dutch Film Fund's fourth Bert Haanstra Oeuvre Prize -- at E45,000 ($57,240), Holland's biggest cash prize for film.
Vivendi Universal looks set to complete its pullout from the film and TV biz, with the long-expected sale of Studio Babelsberg suddenly on the horizon.
International cinema chain Kinepolis can breathe a sigh of relief after announcing on-target ticket sales for 2003, thanks to a last minute boost from "Finding Nemo," "Pirates of the Caribbean: The…
The Spanish film industry crossed into a new era Wednesday at Madrid's august Old Casino.
Russia's second-largest studio, Moscow-based Gorky Film, will begin privatization in February. It's the first phase of an expected move that will gradually move other facilities into private hands.
New figures from the EU on the progress of the film biz in central and eastern Europe in 2002 suggest modest progress for moviemaking in the region, with the number of productions rising.
Doggone hilarious cartoon extravaganza that may fetch even teens and tweeners who tend to avoid animated fare, "Disney's Teacher's Pet" virtually bursts at the seams with a supersized abundance of…