Moroccan film "WWW: What a Wonderful World," by Faouzi Bensaidi, won the film and director awards at the 23rd Alexandria Film Festival, with 11 films competing and 45 films participating.
David Cronenberg's thriller "Eastern Promises" has been tapped best film by auds at the 32nd Toronto Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday.
"I Just Didn't Do It" (Soredemo boku wa yattenai), Masayuki Suo's courtroom drama, has been nommed as Japan's entry for the foreign-language film Oscar, the Motion Picture Producers Assn. of Japan…
British producer Cameron Mackintosh has announced plans to stage shows such as "Les Miserables," "Phantom of the Opera" and "My Fair Lady" in China.