The Flemish director Stijn Coninx never doubted that "Soeur sourire," his biopic of Belgium's chart-topping singing nun Jeanine Deckers, could be anything other than a French-speaking film.
A new generation of Egyptian filmmakers is helping to edge the Arab world's oldest and most established film industry back to something resembling its golden era of more than half a century ago.
Egyptian helmer Marwan Hamed doesn't do small. His first feature -- 2006's "The Yacoubian Building" -- was an audacious big-budget adaptation of Alaa Al-Aswany's bestselling novel of the same name…
Cannes is off to a high-flying start with "Up" despite rumors about attendance and swine flu.
For a link between the golden era of the Egyptian film biz in the 1950s and its current resurgence, you need look no further than Omar Sharif. The 77-year-old thesp, who remains the Arab world's most…
Celebrating its 90th year, Svensk joins fellow nonagenarians Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. as one of the oldest film companies in the world.
Even though he died two years ago, the specter of Ingmar Bergman still looms over the Scandinavian film industry.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to Michael Haneke's "The White Ribbon."
Roman Polanski's political thriller "The Ghost," which just wrapped shooting at Studio Babelsberg outside of Berlin, has picked up E4 million ($5.45 million) in extra coin from the German Federal…
Twentieth Century Fox has landed McDonald's as a major promotional partner, with the fast-food giant planning to push a number of films on the studio's slate through 2010.