"Babel" is a sweepingly ambitious epic of anxiety that tries to put its finger on an array of woes afflicting humanity in the early 21st century. Critical reactions will no doubt range fully across…
First, the bad news. The writing's been on the wall for months, but European Media Commissioner Viviane Reding confirmed here Tuesday that the Media Program's new budget is far less than she had…
Sony Pictures Classics has struck a deal for North American rights to "Persepolis," an in-production animated feature based on Iranian author Marjane Satrapi's autobiolgraphical graphic novels.
The Film Commission of Turin is launching Italy's first regional film fund and prepping to spawn an Italo slasher pic revival.
The Pusan festival, which unspools Oct. 12-20, is moving ahead with plans for the debut sesh of its Asian Film Market.
Trust Film Sales has racked up a slew of sales on competition entry "Red Road" and Directors Fortnight opener "Princess."
Director Agnes Varda will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the 33rd Flanders Intl. Film Festival Ghent in October.
Renate Roginas has resigned as artistic director of Russia's St. Petersburg festival in frustration that staffers haven't been paid after four months of planning for the July event.
Ang Lee is following up "Brokeback Mountain" with the Chinese-language pic "Lust, Caution," which he'll direct for Focus Features. Wang Hui-Ling, who co-wrote Lee's "Eat Drink Man Woman" and…
RAI Trade, the sales arm of the Italo pubcaster, is developing its first project for production based on best-seller "A Fortune Teller Told Me," by the late Italo journalist Tiziano Terzani.