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  • Stockholm Fest: Helmer Mikael Marcimain Talks Film

    After helming critically acclaimed Swedish miniseries including "How Soon Is Now" and "The Laser Man," Mikael Marcimain made his debut feature with "Call Girl," winning the debut prize in Toronto in 2012 and 11 Swedish Guldbagge nominations, and also...
  • 'Sea Fog' wins Hawaii Festival's Top Prize

    HONOLULU - "Sea Fog," Korean director Shim Sung-Bo's debut feature about an illegal immigrant smuggling operation that goes wrong, won the Golden Orchid top prize at the Hawaii International Film Festival, which unspools in Honolulu and other venues...
  • Alan Rickman to Receive Camerimage's Kieslowski Award

    LONDON -- British actor-director Alan Rickman is to receive the Camerimage film festival's Krzysztof Kieslowski Award. Rickman will present his latest film as a director and actor, "Little Chaos," at the fest. The pic, which is set within the court of...
  • British Film Institute Revamps VOD Player

    LONDON - The British Film Institute has given its video-on-demand service, the BFI Player, a make-over, a year on from its launch. The aim of the revamp is to make it easier for audiences to enjoy the library of 1,400 films, and follows a consultation...
  • IFC Films Snaps Up Saverio Costanzo's Romance 'Hungry Hearts'

    IFC films has acquired North American rights to Saverio Costanzo's romance "Hungry Hearts," starring Adam Driver, Alba Rohrwacher and Roberta Maxwell. Mimi Steinbauer's Radiant Films Intl. is selling foreign rights at AFM. Producers are Mario Gianani...
  • Redmayne eager � but terrified � to portray Stephen Hawking

    TORONTO At age 32, Eddie Redmayne is still boyish, with freckles not always visible on screen, a generous head of hair, a wardrobe that includes both a black leather jacket and Converse sneakers, and a humility about the praise that welcomes him as he...
  • Penn State saga, college football's ugliest scandal, retold in 'Happy Valley'

    Penn State saga, college football's ugliest scandal, retold in 'Happy Valley'
    As we head into the most glorious time for college football, rivalry game weekend, there is an asterisk. It is a documentary titled "Happy Valley." It is about a place and a school that, once perfectly named, may be less so now. Penn State...
  • 'Control' a sad wrong place, wrong time story

    'Control' a sad wrong place, wrong time story
    "Luther, 16, was arrested outside his home in the Bronx, NY. He was charged with second degree assault, a felony." Those words appear on screen at the start of the new documentary "Control," which follows a teenager — in the wrong place at the...
  • Global Screen Takes World Rights to 3D Toon 'Marnie' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Global Screen has picked up worldwide distribution rights to the 3D animation feature "Marnie's World," and will start selling the title at AFM. Toon is directed by German twins Christoph and Wolfgang Lauenstein. "Marnie's World" tells the story of...
  • Mark Duplass, Olivia Wilde's Horror Movie 'Lazarus' Rises at Relativity

    Relativity Studios has acquired U.S. distribution rights to horror movie "Lazarus," produced by micro-budget maven Jason Blum. Mark Duplass, Olivia Wilde, Evan Peters ("American Horror Story") and Donald Glover ("Community") star in the film, set for a...
  • Movie 'Foxcatcher' wrestles with John du Pont tragedy

    Filmmaker Bennett Miller was attending a DVD signing at Manhattan's Tower Records about eight years ago when a stranger approached him with a manila envelope. The man, who turned out to be producer Tom Heller, handed the director a package filled with...