When Qatari media shingle Alnoor launched a $200 million film fund last October, it became the latest of a growing number of Middle East-based players looking to enter the film biz.
While the likes of Qatar and Abu Dhabi have been relatively sheltered from the recent global economic crisis thanks in some part to their gas and oil wealth, respectively, neighboring Dubai has been…
A restored version Jean-Luc Godard's 1965 classic "Pierrot le Fou" will have its international premiere at L.A.'s 14th annual City of Lights, City of Angels festival of French films, running April…
A biopic on Mexican icon Cantinflas is underway with Argentine scribe/helmer Gabriela Tagliavini tapped to write the screenplay, based on a story by pic's helmer Alejandro Gomez Monteverde (Bella).
James Gray will receive a tribute at the second Beaune Intl. Thriller Film Festival.
Indie filmmaker Charles Pierce whose "Legend of Bogey Creek" inspired later horror pics like "The Blair Witch Project" died March 5 in Dover, Tenn., of natural causes. He was 71.
Dutch newlyweds share the same home but not much else in "Hunting & Son," an initially slow-burning but pretty effective slice of Euro miserablism.
Qatar has quickly emerged as a potential Middle Eastern film hub.
An annual gathering ground for Francophile film hounds and flesh-and-blood Frenchies, the Rendez-Vous showcases more than 20 feature premieres, shorts and master classes with a handful of leading…
Fox is pushing back the release of "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" from April 23 to Sept. 24.