Women directors across the Mideast are breaking ground and making hits. From Lebanon, traditionally the most liberal of Arab countries, to Saudi Arabia, traditionally the most conservative, a…
The aptly named Good News Group got a lot of it in 2006. The Egyptian shingle scored box office and critical success, and now is readying a full slate for the European Film Market.
The names of Abbas Kiarostami, Dariush Mehrjui, Jafar Panahi and Majid Majidi are familiar to any international festgoer. While these Iranian helmers have helped put their country's cinema on the…
After two romantic comedies that put her on the map — and "2 Days in Paris," which is a somewhat darker comedy playing here in Panorama — multi-hypenate Julie Delpy unveiled the next project to have…
ImaginAsian Entertainment and South Korea's Prime Entertainment have struck a deal to co-distribute Korean thriller "A Bloody Aria" in North America.
Italy's Lucky Red, Ireland's Subotica and Catalonia's Ovideo have taken co-production roles in Manuel Gomez Pereira's romantic drama "El juego del ahorcado" (The Hanged Man), which is produced by…
TF1 Intl. has sold Edith Piaf biopic "La Vie en rose" to Spain's Alta Films and Italian distrib Mikado at the Berlin Film Festival.
Spain's Kanzaman has teamed with L.A.-based Nimbus Pictures to produce "Nuvolari," an action drama with political and romantic heft, about legendary Italian 1930s auto racer Tazio Nuvolari.
Eastern European scribes began gathering in Berlin Friday for a three-day workshop called ScriptTeast, organized by the Polish Film Institute.
Sophie Okonedo will play the lead role in "Skin," based on the true story of a black girl who was born to two white Afrikaner parents in South Africa during the apartheid era
"Strange Culture," a docu by American film essayist Lynn Hershman Leeson about the paranoid reaction of U.S. security authorities in the wake of 9/11, opened Berlin Film Festival's Panorama sidebar…