Tunisian helmer Raja Amari's French-Tunisian co-production "Satin Rouge" won the main award in the 20th Turin Film Festival on Saturday.
Denmark may abandon its system of public support for film production, which has become the model for other Scandinavian countries, after allegations of favoritism.
Berlin's mayor Klaus Wowereit flew into sister city Los Angeles last week to drum up work for the German capital, and succeeded in nabbing Jackie Chan starrer "Around the World in 80 Days."
Renaissance Films has pre-sold Roger Michell's "The Mother" to Concorde in Germany, Atalanta in Portugal, Odeon in Greece, Shani Films in Israel and A Film/Cinelibre in Benelux.
Helmer-thesp Raja Bundela, allegedly roughed up by Hindu militants who were livid at a sexual assault involving priests in his movie "Pratha" (Tradition), may have stage-managed the beating to get…