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  • Hong Kong film festival offers view of a changing China

    Hong Kong film festival offers view of a changing China
    "Coca-Cola has no place here," declares the 19-year-old protagonist of "A Young Patriot," one of the films showcased at this year's Hong Kong International Film Festival. "Coca-Cola is very foreign." In this timely documentary Chinese filmmaker Du...
  • Sundance 2015: Fitness and money in rom-com get 'Results'

    Sundance 2015: Fitness and money in rom-com get 'Results'
    Writer-director Andrew Bujalski has been one of the leading figures of the micro-budget independent film scene for more than a decade. From his early films “Funny Ha Ha” and “Mutual Appreciation” to the mini-masterpiece of “...
  • Oscar nominations 2015: For contenders, the news is just sinking in

    Ethan Hawke was taking his kids to school. J.K. Simmons was fighting a bad cold and sleeping in an Atlanta hotel room. Marion Cotillard was awakened by her ringing cellphone. At first she thought it was her son. When she saw it was her agent, she said, "I...
  • Wiig, Stiller, Watts in PB Film Fest screenings

    Wiig, Stiller, Watts in PB Film Fest screenings
    This is only director Shira Piven's second feature film, and "Welcome to Me" stars big names like Kristen Wiig, Joan Cusack, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Tim Robbins. The story of a woman with borderline personality disorder who wins the lottery and...
  • 'The Jinx' proves that documentaries can draw big audiences

    The nation buzzed about the Sunday finale of the HBO documentary series "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst" as if it was the shocking twist of a Shonda Rhimes drama series or a marriage proposal gone wrong on "The Bachelor." Just over 1...
  • Theatre Artists Film Festival In Norwalk

    Theatre Artists Film Festival In Norwalk
    The Theatre Artists Workshop, 5 Gregory Blvd. in East Norwalk, presents the 2015 TAW Film Festival this weeekend, March 20 to 22, showing an interesting variety of indie films, some of them shot in Connecticut. The festival opens Friday, March 20, at...
  • Dittmann: Coastline film festival focuses on kids

    Dittmann: Coastline film festival focuses on kids
    The best independent children's films from around the world, plus silent movie classics, a screening of films made by young filmmakers and a panel discussion about film storyline development are just part of the fifth annual Coastline Children's Film...
  • Hollywood watching as 'Midnight Rider' trial zooms in on film set safety

    Hollywood watching as 'Midnight Rider' trial zooms in on film set safety
    A trial focusing on film set safety and criminal liability is scheduled to open Monday in a small town in Georgia, attracting intense interest from Hollywood. Three executives of an independent film company based in Pasadena face charges of...
  • Comedy and drama alike coming up at the Best of the Fest film festival

    The Mandel JCC Film Department is offering a lineup of entertaining and compelling films with its "Best of the Fest" and "Thursday Night at the Movies" listing for Palm Beach County film lovers. Following the success of the 25th anniversary season of its...
  • Yann Demange goes for bold in Northern Ireland-set feature debut ''71'

    Yann Demange goes for bold in Northern Ireland-set feature debut ''71'
    In the new film "'71," set in bloody Northern Ireland during the Troubles between Catholics and Protestants, a young soldier must find his way back to his barracks. It's a story both simple and filled with complexities, a gripping, straight-ahead chase...
  • Geneva Film Festival offers diverse lineup of movies

    Geneva Film Festival offers diverse lineup of movies
    It's a rare chance to see new and award-winning independent films without traveling into the city. The 8th Annual Geneva Film Festival opens March 12 and runs through March 14, offering a weekend full of indie flicks from around the globe. "This...