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  • Busan Festival Gets off to Lively Start

    BUSAN -- The third year of ceremonies at the BIFF Centre, Thursday night, was arguably the smoothest yet -- and the most fun. "I didn't realize that the atmosphere here was going to be so lively," said Taiwanese director Doze Niu, who then introduced the...
  • Diana Bustamante New Artistic Director of Cartagena Int'l Film Festival

    Diana Bustamante, one of Colombia's most successful producers, is taking on the artistic helm of the Cartagena Int'l Film Festival (FICCI) next year, replacing Monika Wagenberg, who has ankled to devote more time to her young family. Bustamante had...
  • Con Cantinflas y Bolívar, Latinoamérica le coquetea al Oscar

    Con Cantinflas y Bolívar, Latinoamérica le coquetea al Oscar
    BOGOTÁ — Doce películas latinoamericanas, que en su mayoría retratan una visión dramática y real de la región e inmortalizan en la gran pantalla las vidas de personajes icónicos como Simón Bolívar y Cantinflas, compiten este año por una...
  • Global Screen Picks Up 'About a Girl' Starring Rising Thesp Jasna Fritzi Bauer

    LONDON -- Munich-based sales house Global Screen has picked up worldwide distribution rights to upbeat, feel-good young adult film "About a Girl." Pic stars break-out thesp Jasna Fritzi Bauer, alongside Heike Makatsch ("Love, Actually," "Hilde") in a...
  • Marwan Kenzari Joins Cast of 'Autobahn'

    Marwan Kenzari has joined the cast of the Silver Pictures thriller "Autobahn" opposite Nicholas Hoult and Ben Kingsley. Anthony Hopkins and Felicity Jones also star with Eran Creevy directing. The plot follows an American couple who are plunged into a...
  • Matthijs Wouter Knol to Head Berlin's European Film Market

    LONDON -- Matthijs Wouter Knol is to become head of the Berlin Film Festival's European Film Market, one of the world's top three movie markets, alongside Cannes and the AFM. Knol replaces Beki Probst, who becomes EFM president. Probst has been head of...
  • Watch: Chris Evans in 'Snowpiercer' Trailer

    Radius-TWC has debuted its official U.S. trailer for Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer." Chris Evans stars with Ed Harris, Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton and Octavia Spencer in the sci-fi spectacle based on Jean-Marc Rochette's comicbook...
  • Polish Cinema: Female Filmmaker Tackles Tough Issues

    Of the notably healthy crop of women filmmakers emerging in Poland, few have found stronger resonance abroad recently than Malgorzata Szumowska, (pictured)who took a feature Teddy at last year's Berlinale for her thoughtful and moody study of a gay...
  • CANNES: Early Competition Films Upstage Graceless 'Monaco'

    The 2014 Cannes Film Festival got off to an excellent start on Wednesday evening, as journalists heralded the arrival of an emotionally wrenching, fact-inspired drama set in a formerly French-ruled colony coming under threat of hostile siege. I am...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Party Girl'

    The title may suggest a cute indie comedy about the angsty pitfalls of young womanhood, the sort that might feature Greta Gerwig or Lena Dunham, but the subject of "Party Girl" has many more years, and heartaches, under her not-so-chic belt. This...
  • Talent, Execs Making Waves in Ecuador's Burgeoning Film Biz

    Diego Araujo, writer-director His helming debut "Feriado," sold by M-Appeal, became the first Ecuadorian pic to have a world premiere at the Berlinale. Araujo has written and directed several shorts, docus and commercials. He's developing three pics...