The budget of the Icelandic Film Fund has been upped 25% to $2.13 million for 1997, the first increase in four years. The funding was approved by the Althingi, the Icelandic Parliament.
Walt Disney Pictures' marketing campaign for "101 Dalmatians" has picked up November's excellence in film marketing award from the Hollywood-based Film Information Council.
Disney's most recent animated pic just missed crossing the century mark in 1996, crossing the threshold Thursday instead. It's the 13th film from last year to hit that mark domestically.
R.L. Burnside; Paul Jones (Ash Grove, Santa Monica; 300 seats; $ 20) Presented inhouse. Bands: (Burnside) R.L. Burnside, Kenny Brown, Cederic Burnside; (Jones) Paul Jones, Dale Beavers, Cederic…
The latest low-budget pic from the Feature Film Project, the indie production center tied to Norman Jewison's Canadian Film Centre, "Shoemaker" is a modest, endearing film that makes the most of its…
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Set in a fantasy world where sailing ships fly and benevolent rulers protect their kingdoms with strange weaponry, "To the Ends of Time" is a fairy tale about the clash between time, humans' greatest…
Unusually safe and dependable for a debut feature, "Once and for All" successfully manages to conceal the limitations of its budget and shooting schedule (six weeks in the Canary Islands) while only…
Asemi-scripted documentary starring the filmmaker's mother, "Does Memory Dissolve in Water?" follows 74-year-old Solange Najman as she exercises a rather peculiar privilege of being a concentration…
Playwright Keith Glover is one of the hottest new names in nonprofit theater. And although the uneven "Thunder Knocking on the Door" needs a lot of work, it's a fresh and strikingly imaginative piece…