City authorities' request is widely understood as punishment for screening controversial ferry documentary at 2014 edition.
GOTEBORG Merely 40 years old, Swedish director Ruben Ostlund has already been honored with a touring retrospective in the U.S., taking place January to April and taking in 15 American cities, from…
Egyptian multihyphenate Amr Waked (“Lucy”) has joined the cast of Gerard Butler sci-fi blockbuster “Geostorm,” in which he will play the French head of security at an international space station when…
Taking one of the most anticipated Berlin Fest first features off the table, NDM, the Mexico and Paris-based sales house, has secured world sales rights to Tim Roth starrer "600 Miles," which…
GOTEBORG — On Saturday, Sweden's Goteborg Film Festival premiered the two first mid-length films to emerge from Moving Sweden, a new three-year initiative intended to give primarily new – but also…
After a fierce bidding war that went into the wee hours of Monday morning, The Orchard has landed North American distribution rights to "The Overnight," Variety has learned. The deal, which is in the…
A deftly constructed, consistently engrossing and frequently flat-out-hilarious account of a controversial sporting event with geopolitical implications, "Dennis Rodman's Big Bang in Pyongyang"…
GOTEBORG — John Skoog's "Reduit (Redoubt)" has won the 12th Goteborg Festival's Startsladden, one of the world's largest short film prizes, carrying a nearly Sk500,000 ($64,000) prize in cash, film…
"Homesick" approaches the topic of incest sans sensationalism — but without much dramatic impact, either.
The movie resembles "Dogtooth" and another recent festival favorite, "The Tribe," in the way it plunges viewers into a circumscribed world that has its own warped moral code.