With a pic in every section of the Berlinale, Czech cinema is on a roll. Jiri Menzel's "I Served the King of England" is screening in Competition, the first Czech pic to be selected for that category…
One of Russia's cult novels of the late 1990s is set for an English-language adaptation from U.S. director Tony Pemberton. Victor Pelevin's "Buddha's Little Finger" (published in Europe under the…
Myriad Pictures will soon start production on "Six Bullets From Now," starring Josh Lucas, Tim Roth and Dermot Mulroney.
Paris-based Films Distribution has snapped up all rights outside Latin American to Cao Hamburger's "The Year My Parents Went on Vacation," which screened in the Competition Friday.
Rachel Weisz and Colin Farrell will star in Phillip Noyce's "Dirt Music," an Outback drama based on Tim Winton's novel.
Now that the Brits have the space that was last year's in-Bau eatery, hungry EFMers should take a walk to the south side of the building to the Gropius Mirror Restaurant.
Gulf Film is cementing its position as the region's most powerful distrib by aiming to become the region's biggest exhib. Company is opening 10 screens in Jordan in May, on top of its existing five…
Spain's Sogepaq has closed first international pre-sales on "Caotica Ana" (Chaotic Ana), the latest film from Julio Medem ("Sex and Lucia"), one of Spain's highest-profile auteurs.
The 2006 Berlinale was notable for the return of Iranian films to the fest after an absence of nearly 30 years. Berlin topper Dieter Kosslik had traveled to Tehran to view Iranian contenders as…
Of the six Iranian films in last year's Berlinale Official Selection, it was the two pics selected for competition that garnered the most attention. Jafar Panahi's "Offside" and Rafi Pitts' "It's…
Here's a statistic. Relative to their populations, Iran has the same percentage of femme helmers as America. What's more, the biggest hit of 2006, "Ceasefire," a romantic comedy about warring…