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  • Indie Sales Boards Joachim Lafosse's 'The White Knights'

    Paris-based Indie Sales has come on board Joachim Lafosse's "The White Knights" (Les Chevaliers Blancs), the Belgian helmer's follow-up to "Our Children," which played in Cannes' Un Certain Regard in 2012. Focusing on the limits and issues of...
  • Revolutionary Opera Director Gerard Mortier Dies at 70

    Gerard Mortier, a Belgian opera director whose nonconformist style often grated the tradition-bound elite and who became a fiercely avant-garde impresario, has died. He was 70. Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo made the announcement Sunday, and the country's...
  • 'Zombillenium,' 'Song of the Sea,' 'The Ghosts of Pere Lachaise' Among Cartoon Movie Highlights

    PARIS- "Zombillenium," "Song of the Sea," "The Ghosts of Pere Lachaise" and "Yellowbird" were among the highlights presented at Cartoon Movie's animation co-production forum. - Based on Arthur de Pins' eponymous comicbooks, "Zombillenium" (in...
  • Belgium's Tax Shelter Gets A Revamp

    PARIS- After over a year of intense lobbying, Belgium's indie producers have finally succeeded in getting their government to approve a reform of the country's tax shelter. The reform, which has yet to be approved by the Parliament and the European...
  • Don't miss foreign-language Oscar nominee 'Broken Circle Breakdown'

    One of the benefits of living in Los Angeles come Oscar season is the return theatrical engagement for some of the more specialized contenders — especially documentaries and foreign-language films. Belgium's "The Broken Circle Breakdown,"...
  • Belgium's humane stance on dying kids

    It's an idea that, in the death-squeamish U.S., is probably too disturbing for the edgiest TV hospital drama, let alone real life and real legislation. Last week, the Belgian Parliament passed a law allowing terminally ill children to request aid in...
  • Matthias Schoenaerts to Star in Felix Van Groeningen's Next Pic 'Belgica'

    Felix van Groeningen's follow-up to Oscar-nominated "The Broken Circle Breakdown" will be "Belgica," a drama starring Belgian actor Matthias Schoenaerts and Stef Aerts, production company Menuet announced today. The film will be produced by Menuet in co-...
  • Extend assisted suicide to children? Belgium says yes; so should we.

    The Belgian government this week approved new measures allowing the euthanasia of terminally ill children, a decision that on first reading would make most of us gasp. It is a distressing concept, and the idea of helping a child die sounds incredibly...
  • TRIP Powers French Film Hub

    Though rising finance in France has become increasingly complicated, the French film industry is still recognized as being the strongest in Europe, due to its relatively high domestic market share, even in off years, and a financing model including...
  • Lots of ways to celebrate Valentine's Day

     Lots of ways to celebrate Valentine's Day
    Still wondering how to celebrate Valentine's Day? How about an oyster fest or murder-mystery dinner? Read on for a sampling of sweet events. Mokena Pile on the aphrodisiac with the three-day Oyster Fest at Tribes Alehouse, 11220 W. Lincoln Hwy....
  • BERLIN: GKids Sings Tomm Moore's 'Song Of The Sea' (EXCLUSIVE)

    BERLIN- New York-based GKids, a leading purveyor of foreign arthouse toons, has acquired all North-American rights to Tomm Moore's 2D animated fairytale "Song of the Sea." "Sea" marks the sophomore feature of Moore, whose debut "The Secret of Kells"...