With just four months between accepting the job and announcing the lineup for the 59th Venice Intl. Film Festival, event director Moritz de Hadeln described the task before him as a crazy enterprise…
Free-flowing wine in the theater lobby, lavish parties at local winery estates, and a chance to talk film with an eclectic group of filmmakers and locals -- what's not to like? The 5-year-old Sonoma…
In January, a ground-breaking film festival unspooled, highlighting the edgiest, most controversial independent films around. And it took place in Turkey.
It's a safe bet that when the inaugural Deauville festival was held in 1975, its all-American lineup was largely inspired by the kinds of movies being backed and distributed by Paramount under…
Government ties and political influence have been a factor in the Venice Intl. Film Festival since its inception in 1932 under Mussolini. But rarely, if ever, has the appointment of a festival…
The Toronto Intl. Film Festival Group has been taking its artistic mandate beyond the boundaries of a fest with more frequency.
With a career that spanned five decades in film and television, director John Frankenheimer challenged critics and audiences alike with provocative pics like "The Manchurian Candidate" (1962), "The…
In a tradition dating back to 1975, established and freshly minted American talent will converge on the quaint Normandy resort town of Deauville from Aug. 30 to Sept. 8.
One year after merging with the Independent Feature Project West, the Los Angeles Film Festival has emerged as one of the most filmmaker-friendly, community-oriented festivals around.
The San Sebastian Film Festival has stuck to its roots in the competition lineup for its 50th edition, unveiled Saturday.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Weekend:$17.6M Disney
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Weekend:$16.8M Paramount Pictures
If I Stay
If I Stay3Weekend:$16.4M Warner Brothers / New Line