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  • Berlin: 'Stations of the Cross,' 'Jack' Generate Multiple Sales for Beta

    LONDON -- Dietrich Brueggemann's "Stations of the Cross," which won the Berlinale's Silver Bear for script, and Edward Berger's Berlin competition entry "Jack" were Beta Cinema's hot sellers at the European Film Market in Berlin. "Stations of the Cross"...
  • Obama's mortifying embrace of checkbook diplomacy

    How stupid can you be and still be a U.S. ambassador? I went to Wikipedia to find out. I looked up George Tsunis, President Barack Obama's nominee to be ambassador to Norway, who embarrassed himself at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign...
  • Mushrooms and murals put Hungarian Gypsies on the map

    BODVALENKE, Hungary — I'm not sure what I expected to bring back from an eight-day luxury tour of Budapest, Hungary, and environs. Memories, photos of Art Nouveau architecture, a few extra pastry-induced pounds and a lifetime supply of sweet...
  • M-appeal Sells Berlinale Pic 'Feriado' to GMFilms (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON -- M-appeal has sold Diego Araujo's helming debut "Feriado" (Holiday), which world premieres in the Berlinale's Generation 14plus section, to Germany's GMFilms. GMFilms will give the film a theatrical release. Pic centers on 16-year-old Juan...
  • Miklos Jancso, Hungarian Filmmaker Who Won at Cannes, Dies at 92

    Hungarian filmmaker Miklos Jancso, winner of the best director award at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival, died Friday after a long illness. He was 92. Known for his long takes and for depicting the passage of time in his historical epics merely by changes...
  • The Dream

    I was attending a party of some sort. Maybe a diplomatic reception. In a large well-appointed room full of people and din. Everyone was talking. In French. There were tables and chairs but all were standing -- over at the bar or picking and choosing off...
  • Oscars 2014: 'The Lady in Number 6' pays tribute to Alice Herz-Sommer

    "The Lady in Number 6," which on Sunday won the Academy Award for documentary short subject, tells the story of Alice Herz-Sommer, the centenarian Holocaust survivor whose devotion to classical piano helped her survive a Nazi concentration camp. Herz-...
  • Letters: Crisis in the Crimea

    Letters: Crisis in the Crimea
    Re "Russia's power play gains steam," March 3 I was against the Vietnam War and against our invasion of Iraq. I believe military action should be undertaken only in the gravest of circumstances and for the most compelling of reasons. The situation...
  • Russia rebrands its Crimean incursion

    KIEV, Ukraine — It's not Moscow calling the shots in Crimea, it's local "self-defense forces." The Kremlin didn't reinforce its troops on the strategic peninsula to seize it but to respond to an appeal from deposed Ukrainian President Viktor...
  • Kurt A. Mager, 1923-2014

     Kurt A. Mager, 1923-2014
    After World War II, Kurt A. Mager helped rebuild the scattered remnants of the Anker cash register business in the Black Forest region of Germany, where he grew up. He became an expert in fixing manual cash registers, a skill that led to him meeting his...
  • Some of Obama's ambassador picks are no Shirley Temples

    As an adult, Shirley Temple Black shed her signature ringlets, became a Republican fundraiser and went on to a career as a respected diplomat in the Nixon, Ford and George H.W. Bush administrations. Even her boss, Henry Kissinger, was impressed, calling...