In a bumper Cannes for France's UGC Intl., Jan Kounen's $35 million "Blueberry" and the $25 million western comedy "The Daltons" have presold for top dollar to a raft of territories around the world.
Newly formed Gotham-based video label Koch Lorber Films has acquired exclusive rights to release Fellini classic "La Dolce Vita."
European bodies are getting together to form Africa Cinemas, an initiative to give a much needed boost to the ailing African film industry.
The ninth Worldwide Short Film Festival will kick off June 3 with a gala of six shorts from five countries, including Martin Strange-Hansen's Oscar winning "This Charming Man" from Denmark.
Chinese helmer Lou Ye's "Purple Butterfly" third feature is a confusing narrative. Pic is an often remarkable, often infuriating lateral spin on genre material that desperately needs another sesh at…
A teenage youth braves parental opposition to fulfill his dream to learn music in "Two Angels," an Iranian film which vividly depicts the aspirations of young people while at the same time offering…
A mature, mellow tranche of French humanist cinema, flecked with sly wit and played by an aces cast, Claude Miller's "La petite Lili" will find a warm welcome among upscale viewers attuned to the…
Sept. 11 footage included at the start of Rodrigo Vanquez's "Condor: Axis of Evil" dates not from Sept. 11, 2001, but rather from Sept. 11, 1973, when a military coup overthrew Salvadore Allende's…
The title of N.T. Binh's wonderfully revealing documentary is extremely apt; there was, indeed, a kind of magic about the films of the late French director Claude Sautet, whose major works explored…
Maybe Taiwanese filmmakers wouldn't feel so bad about the malaise of a contemporary society that sacrifices human contact, tradition and spirituality for career and materialistic gain if they stopped…
Iranian youth is disaffected and lacks values according to "Deep Breath," a spirited if bleak portrait of three college-age kids with nothing to lose. The third feature by young helmer Parviz…