The looming Memorial Day weekend -- always a monster for moviegoing -- is shaping up as a smackdown match between two box office behemoths.
The Global Film Initiative, a U.S.-based charitable foundation dedicated to the promotion of cross-cultural understanding through cinema, has chosen six recipients for its inaugural grant program.
Digital cinema is moving along nicely, but two key questions remain: Who pays for the transition, and will there be a war over a standard format?
Britain's Spice Factory and Gotham-based Forgan-Smith Entertainment are hitching a ride on "The Little White Horse," a kidpic based on the eponymous novel by Elizabeth Goudge.
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…