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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...
  • 'The Magic Flute,' South Africa style, heads for the Broad Stage

    'The Magic Flute,' South Africa style, heads for the Broad Stage
    "The Magic Flute" has received numerous modern and nontraditional interpretations over the years, but few have been as radical as the staging by South Africa's Isango Ensemble, which has given Mozart's opera of sorcery and romance a new spin with...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Near Death Experience'

    In some sense, all of anarchic French duo Benoit Delepine and Gustave Kervern's films are road movies: In "Aaltra," "Louise-Michel," "Mammuth" and "Le Grand Soir," misfit characters split with society, veer off into the wilderness and wreak black-comedy...
  • Sophia Loren Tribute Set for AFI Fest

    The American Film Institute has selected Sophia Loren for a tribute on Nov. 12 during its AFI Fest in Hollywood. The festival is also dedicating its branding this year to Loren by featuring a 1965 image of the star. The tribute will celebrate Loren's...
  • Int'l Festival Heads Criticize China Over Beijing Indie Event Closure

    HONG KONG -- More than a dozen international film festival heads have signed a petition denouncing the Chinese authorities' halting of the 11th Beijing Independent Film Festival. The petition is signed by leading festival bosses including: Christoph...
  • Film Review: 'Night Will Fall'

    As the WWII tide turned in their direction in 1944-45, the Allied forces had more than military liberation on their minds: They wanted to win the propaganda war as well, to forever discredit Nazism in Germany and around the world. Commissioned by the...
  • Chicago International Film Festival announces first 20 films

    Chicago International Film Festival announces first 20 films
    The latest projects from Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (“Birdman,” starring Michael Keaton, Naomi Watts, Edward Norton and Zach Galifianakis), documentary master Frederick Wiseman (“National Gallery”) and Olivier Assayas (“...
  • Turkey's 'Song of My Mother' Takes Top Prize at Sarajevo Film Festival

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- Erol Minta's debut feature "Song of My Mother," which was a Turkey-France-Germany co-production, won the top award, the Heart of Sarajevo, at the Sarajevo Film Festival, which comes with €16,000 ($21,200). The jury said...
  • 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,...