The Palestinian-Israeli conflict has proved as fruitful a subject for filmmakers as it has a frustratingly intransigent one for politicians. Over the 60 years since the partition of Palestine and the…
In many ways, Adel Imam is Egypt and all its contradictions, the leading man with character-actor looks, the comedian who never shies away from tackling social taboos. For close to four decades, Imam…
Jordanian helmer Amin Matalqa has flown around the world nonstop this year promoting his debut feature "Captain Abu Raed." Earlier this year, the 32-year-old won the Sundance fest's World Cinema…
Reality giant Endemol has handed production of a crop of international versions of "Wipe Out" to its division in Argentina, the same strategy it used for "Fear Factor."
A striking screen presence is revealed in young actress Li Xinyun in Chinese helmer Zhang Yuan's "Dada's Dance," but third-act script problems prevent the quirky love story from realizing its opening…
Documentary feature "Puisque nous sommes nes" has picked up the film prize at the Namur Festival of Francophone Film, which wrapped Friday evening.
"Alles is liefde" (Love is All) rounded up the Golden Calf awards for film and director at the 28th Netherlands Film Festival, which wrapped Friday evening.
Three years after scoring a home-field B.O. hit with "Two Sons of Francisco," Brazilian helmer Breno Silveira attempts a re-do of "Romeo and Juliet" by way of "City of Men" in his sophomore effort…
The ramifications of the Writers Guild of America strike that began on U.S. soil nearly a year ago continue to be felt half a world away.
The rivalry between Disney Channel and Nickelodeon has gone global. The powerhouse kids' brands are aggressively extending their presence and penetration in both established and emerging…
With Abu Dhabi coming into focus as a major new source of film financing, the timing couldn't be better for David Marlett's long-gestating film set in the world of polo.