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  • Shia LaBeouf to run a 'metamarathon' at Amsterdam museum

    Shia LaBeouf is embarking on another offbeat art project/stunt -- this time in the city of Amsterdam. The 28-year-old actor, who in recent months has been more noted for his strange public behavior than his movies, will embark on a project titled "#...
  • FiGa Ups Ante With Geraldine Chaplin Pic 'Sand Dollars' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Los Angeles-based sales and distribution company FiGa Films is taking the Geraldine Chaplin-toplined "Sand Dollars" to Brazil where it expects to close a sale. FiGa started sales talks in Toronto after it acquired worldwide rights to the Dominican...
  • Media Luna Picks Up Samuli Valkama's 'No Thank You'

    LONDON -- Sales company Media Luna has acquired Samuli Valkama's comedy-drama "No Thank You," which is based on Anna-Leena Harkonen's novel "Ei Kiitos." "No Thank You" centers on Heli, whose husband is impervious to her charms, preferring computer games...
  • Festival Notebook: Jerusalem Keeps Its Cool Amid Rocket Attacks

    I was still on the road to Jerusalem -- where I had been invited to serve as a member of the documentary jury at this year's Jerusalem Film Festival -- last Thursday, when the first air raid siren sounded. "Can you hear it?" asked the driver charged...
  • Contravia, Bredok, Cine-Sud Team on William Vega's 'Sal'

    BOGOTA - A driving force behind arthouse production in Colombia, Cali-based Contravia Films is teaming with Germany's Bredok Film Production and France's Cine-Sud Promotion to produce "Sal," the next film by William Vega. Bredok co-produced Nuri Bilge...
  • Corinth Films of Riegeslville distributes classics such as Fellini's '8½' and new movies

    Riegelsville has a population of fewer than 900 but nestled in the teeny Bucks Country community is a world-class operation. The father/son team of John Poole and John Poole Jr. run Corinth Films, a distributor of classic cinema and new theatrical...
  • WATCH: First Trailer for Benedict Cumberbatch's 'Imitation Game'

    The Weinstein Co. has released the first trailer for "The Imitation Game," four months before its Nov. 21 release in the U.S. Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the crypotgrapher and mathematician who cracked the German "Enigma Code" during WWII....
  • Karlovy Vary to Present European Premiere of Concert Movie 'Björk: Biophilia Live'

    The Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival will present the European premiere of concert movie "Björk: Biophilia Live," with directors Peter Strickland and Nick Fenton attending the gala presentation. In 2011 Icelandic artist Björk came out with the...
  • Film Review: 'Paris Follies'

    If Alexander Payne had been born in Normandy rather than Nebraska, he might have made a film like "Paris Follies," a gently comedic portrait of a rural cow farmer trying to cope when his restless wife, Brigitte, leaves him for a big-city fling. Though a...
  • Boxing Movie 'Goat' Wins Works in Progress Prize at Karlovy Vary Film Fest

    Ivan Ostrochovsky's "Koza" (Goat), which centers on a former Olympic boxer who is forced to go back into the ring in order to provide for his family, won the Works in Progress prize at Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival Tuesday. The project, which will...
  • Durban Film Fest Spotlights Local Directors in Lineup

    The Durban Intl. Film Festival, which runs July 17-27 in the South African city that lies along the Indian Ocean coast, has unveiled its full program. With a focus on 20 years of post-Apartheid democracy in South Africa, many local filmmakers will be...