A horror pic featuring Franka Potente is among 31 projects given production support in excess of $7 million by funding body Filmstiftung NRW.
A woman recounts in eerily uninflected tones the slaughter of her seven children, who were hacked to death with machetes in front of her eyes. More than 800,000 Tutsis (and moderate Hutus) were…
Before it lays on several plot turns too many, Antonio Serrano's "Lucia, Lucia" concocts a crafty marriage of detective genre and feminist liberation parable in telling the story of an author…
An anti-war, pro-ecology toon for all ages, "The Rain Children" is a boldly told tale about trusting leaders whose favorite activity is sending youth off to war. Although some scenes are too harsh…
Dutch helmer Ramon Gieling's look at the famed Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem accents the ironies and symbolic hopes embodied in a facility where terrorists are treated just down the hall from their…
A morbidly obese policeman nibbles away at a murder case, confronting his own demons along the way in "The Over-Eater." Moody, melancholy pic, adapted from a successful 1998 graphic novel, reps a…
Gary Burns' "A Problem With Fear," is slated to open Perspective Canada, the Canadian portion of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, which will unspool Sept. 4-13.
Michael Almereyda's regular producer, Amy Hobby and frequent leading man, Karl Geary reinvent themselves as, respectively, director and screenwriter with featherweight romance "Coney Island Baby."…
Norwegian co-production and international sales outfit BV Intl. Pictures (BVIP) will not be affected by the bankruptcy filed sister company BV Film, owner Bjorg Veland's domestic distribbery.
Paris' annual open-air cinema festival at the Parc de la Villette was canceled Monday night, the latest victim of a strike by French showbiz workers.
Sony has acquired worldwide rights to Taiwan pic "20:30:40" from actor-writer-director Sylvia Chang.