Five documentaries will make their U.S. premieres at the first Docfest, which will run May 27-31 at the Directors Guild of America Theater in Gotham.
Sprightly 83-year-old director Mario Monicelli returns to his commedia roots in his 60th feature, "Dirty Linen," which starts shooting May 4 with a cast that includes Mariangela Melato, Ornella Muti…
In 1989 Leonid Loktev, a Russian-born computer-program analyst living in Colorado, was hit by a car while crossing a road and left with a traumatic brain injury that rendered him incapable of…
Andy Lauer has joined the cast of Disney's romantic comedy, "I'll Be Home for Christmas," which is currently shooting in Canada and is slated for a holiday release.
A hit at its Sydney world preem, "The Cream Will Rise" starts as a fairly standard music docu but lurches off in an enthrallingly personal direction as long-forgotten secrets about singer-songwriter…
The initial slate of world and U.S. premieres was announced Tuesday for the 24th Seattle Intl. Film Festival, and there's no paucity of new U.S. indies in the lineup.
Paul Byrnes, director of the Sydney Film Festival for the past 10 years, announced Tuesday that the June 5-18 edition will be his last at the helm.
Three quintessentially independent actors, John Turturro, Lili Taylor and Will Patton, bring their considerable talents and idiosyncratic screen personae to Brandon Cole's new feature, "O.K. Garage,"…
Exhibs overseas are paying a hefty price for a lackluster first-quarter domestic B.O. -- "Titanic" honorably excepted -- as a dismal parade of U.S. films winds its way around the world.
Hot on the heels of his sale of "Sandee the Supermodel" to DreamWorks, clothing designer Isaac Mizrahi has set up his first feature spec, "Wild About Harry," with the Disney-based…
Miramax Films has finalized a deal with Swedish helmer Lasse Hallstrom to direct the film conversion of John Irving's novel "Cider House Rules."