An engrossing portrait of an uncompromising individual, Brian Tilley's docu "It's My Life" spends a few months in the company of Zackie Achmat, a former anti-Apartheid activist now devoted to a new…
A delightful non-fiction portrait of septegarian Jewish grandmothers who became longtime lovers, "Ruthie & Connie" chronicles the pair's turbulent past and exemplary present. At just under an hour…
At once thematically ambitious and highly personal, filmmaker-cum-seminary student Macky Alston's "Questioning Faith" refines further the first-person docu inquiry style he first presented in 1997's…
Scribe Adam "Tex" Davis has signed on to adapt "Zits," as a Universal Pictures feature to be based on the King Features comicstrip by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman.
Former Fox exec Nate Hopper has been tapped VP of creative affairs for Sony Pictures Animation. Hopper will work with writers and directors in developing computer-generated toon features at the…
It was a long and winding "Road" to the top. But final data Monday showed DreamWorks' Tom Hanks starrer "Road to Perdition" outdistanced Sony's family laffer "Stuart Little 2" to grab the No. 1 spot…
The Directors Guild of America has tapped two student filmmakers from Columbia and two from NYU as winners of the eighth annual DGA East Coast Student Filmmakers Award.
Outfest concluded its 20th anniversary with a Sunday night kudofest at the John Anson Ford Amphitheater honoring gay and lesbian filmmakers at home and abroad.
Completed American and international features may be submitted for the 2003 Sundance Film Festival by July 26 for early consideration and a reduced submission fee of $35. The festival will be held…
A mild-mannered translator looks back at a bittersweet romance in "See Ya Later, Pollux," an entertaining and affecting tragicomedy that sustains an original tone parsed with plenty of offbeat humor.
A peppy, neatly plotted and consistently watchable cross-cultural martial arts romp that borrows as much as it invents, "Samourai" is a hybrid entertainment that provides more youth-o-centric bang…