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  • Berlin Film Festival to Honor Wim Wenders with Honorary Golden Bear

    LONDON -- The 65th Berlin Intl. Film Festival is to fete German filmmaker Wim Wenders with an homage and present him with an honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement. Ten Wenders films will be shown as part of the homage, including "Wings of Desire,...
  • Megan Fox defends former costar Shia LaBeouf: 'He's perfectly fine'

    Megan Fox just did Shia LaBeouf a solid -- and she didn't even have to. While the former "Transformers" lead has been giving the media reasons to fall out of love with him that no amount of brown paper bags can fix, his former costar had nothing but...
  • 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...
  • Fatih Akin to Receive Douglas Sirk Award at Filmfest Hamburg

    LONDON -- Filmfest Hamburg is to honor Hamburg-based director Fatih Akin with its Douglas Sirk Award, which is presented to a personality for outstanding achievements within film culture and the film industry. Festival director Albert Wiederspiel said...
  • Heinrich Himmler Documentary Gets U.S. Distribution After Winning at Jerusalem Festival

    Kino Lorber has acquired U.S. rights to the Heinrich Himmler documentary "The Decent One," which recently won the Best Documentary award at the Jerusalem Film Festival. Directed by Vanessa Lapa, "The Decent One" explores the personal writings and...
  • Sarajevo to Honor Gael Garcia Bernal, Agnes B., Danis Tanovic

    LONDON -- Actor Gael Garcia Bernal, designer and filmmaker Agnes B., and director Danis Tanovic will receive the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo at the 20th Sarajevo Film Festival. Agnes B. and Garcia Bernal will receive their awards at the opening ceremony....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Karlovy Vary Fest Spotlights Variety's Critics' Choice Lineup

    The 10 pics championed by variety critics selected to screen at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival next month are an eclectic mix of the year's best-reviewed Euro-backed features. Representing a wide sample of different genres, countries and languages...
  • 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...