What will the new RomeFilmFest, with its debut coming just one month after Venice, mean for the old Grand Dame?
The titles remain officially under wraps until opening day, but it's no secret that last year's Telluride Film Festival program unveiled a remarkable number of movies that went on to Oscar glory.
For all producers, an invitation to show their film in Venice evokes a mixture of pleasure and apprehension. As one of the world's top film events, it bestows on a pic an allure that few other…
As eagerly as they seek to discover the 20 new titles that may comprise the creme of this year's crop, Telluride loyalists cherish the "rediscovery" aspect provided in the guest-curated sidebars.
Helmer Kenneth Branagh has decided to unveil his film adaptation of "The Magic Flute" as a gala event Sept. 7 at Teatro La Fenice, one of the world's most storied, tragedy-stricken opera houses.
Every city and creative arts community, it seems, has a biennale. Tehran boasts the Intl. Poster Biennale. The Slovenian capital Ljubljana has one dedicated to graphic arts. Even the landlocked…
"24's" moment in the spotlight Sunday may have recruited a few new viewers to the show this fall. Too bad the Emmy winner for outstanding drama and lead actor won't return to the airwaves until…
Like French recipes? The Deauville fest -- a 10-day feast of made-in-USA movies served with Gallic trimmings -- makes mincemeat out of the received wisdom that a place called France dislikes a place…
Fresh from banning foreign toons in primetime to help bolster the flagging home industry, China is planning to crank up domestic output to generate 70,000 minutes of home-produced fare this year.
The Deauville Film Fest may be a bit of a paradox, but it's one embraced by both the French and American film industries. The French may be fierce protectors of their own cinema, but they're just as…
In addition to its usual emphasis on film scores, the Flanders International Film Fest (Oct. 11-21) in Ghent, Belgium, will showcase the new Stanley Kubrick exhibit.