The World Cinema Fund has continually increased its reach to filmmakers and helped realize dozens of theatrical projects that otherwise might never have been made. A good percentage of fund-backed…
Poland's groundbreaking national film institute is putting its weight behind a new law that would transform the tax and financial incentives for making movies in the Eastern European country.
Last February, German film was on a high: Local pics constituted a strong lineup at the Berlin fest, and "The Lives of Others" nabbed the foreign-language pic Oscar.
The Bear is letting its hair down.
Berlin is one of the cheapest capitals in Europe -- unless, of course, you're thinking in dollars. Given the current exchange rate, Berlin can lose its bargain luster.
In a crowded European Film Market, some titles are creating a stir among international buyers and sellers.
Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit has described the German capital as "poor, but sexy," pointing to the city's large youth demographic and its creative talent as the factors that have made it one of the…
Tanaz Eshaghian effortlessly shifts from her lively autobiographical docs to the tougher conditions of a Tehran sex-change clinic in "Be Like Others."
A creepily symbiotic relationship develops between a professional assassin and his mark in "The Killer," a modest but well-played debut by writer-director Cedric Anger that deserves sidebar exposure…
Producer Todd Black is a patient man. But then he has to be to make movies like "The Great Debaters," which has been tapped for this year's Stanley Kramer Award from the PGA. Black, Oprah Winfrey and…
The 40th anniversary of Stanley Kramer's "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?" was actually Dec 11. But no matter. The producer-director was always a pragmatist who knew how to get things done in an often…