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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Toronto: Pandora Film Looks at Chances to Develop Homegrown Talent

    Karl "Baumi" Baumgartner, a leading figure on the global arthouse scene, died in March but his company, Pandora Film, lives on. Cologne-based Pandora has four films in Toronto and had three in Venice, testament to the company's standing in the arthouse...
  • Berlinale Winner Bence Fliegauf Wraps 'Lily Lane' (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON -- Hungarian director Bence Fliegauf, who won the Berlinale Silver Bear with "Just the Wind," has wrapped principal photography on "Lily Lane." Fliegauf shot the film on location in Hungary, on the banks of the Danube and in the hills of Buda,...
  • Petition For Shuttered Beijing Independent Festival Expands

    TORONTO - More than 30 international festivals have now added their names to the list of organizations which have signed a petition in support of the Beijing Independent Film Festival which was last month closed down by Chinese authorities. Signatories...
  • 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....