While opening with sensational newspaper headlines trumpeting actual cases of abuse and murder by Islamic teachers, first-time Senegalese helmer Amadou Thior then weaves a deliberately understated…
Ambitious biopic of 18th century black Brazilian sculptor/architect Antonio Francisco Lisboa (aka Aleijadinho) aspires to portray the artist as a martyr and mirror his times, while denouncing slavery…
The European Commission has put off overhauling controversial broadcast quotas on U.S. films and TV programs shown in European Union countries until the end of the year.
Nuala O'Halloran has been appointed director of international acquisitions for United Intl. Pictures.
Charles Wesoky's Europlex Cinemas has made its first move into Italy by acquiring the Pioltello multiplex on the outskirts of Milan from Kinepolis.
Martin Scorsese's "Gangs of New York" has been confirmed as the closing film of the 53rd Berlin Intl. Film Festival.
Disney's summer hit "Lilo & Stitch" topped competing toons with 10 Annie Award nominations from ASIFA-Hollywood, the Intl. Animated Film Society.
Conrad L. Hall -- the Oscar- winning cinematographer whose bold color experiments enriched such films as "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "American Beauty" and 2002's "Road to Perdition" -- died…
Madstone Films and the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival have joined forces to present "The Best of Full Frame."
The Philadelphia Film Society has announced a call for submissions for the 2003 Philadelphia Film Festival, to be held April 3-17.