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  • Ayelet Waldman dreams of history in 'Love and Treasure'

    Ayelet Waldman dreams of history in 'Love and Treasure'
    Ayelet Waldman's "Love and Treasure" (Alfred A. Knopf, $26.95, April 1) is a triptych novel that follows the lives of American and Hungarian Jews across the 20th century. A story of relationships, art and loss, it moves among a granddaughter trying to...
  • 'The Ballad of Barnabas Pierkiel' a darkly comic folk tale

    Magdalena Zyzak's delightful first novel, "The Ballad of Barnabas Pierkiel," has no noble characters, a good deal of mean-spirited behavior, and it all ends badly — in other words, it's a comedy. For those who think that religious fanaticism, racial...
  • Berlinale Co-Production Market Selects 39 Projects

    LONDON -- Thirty-nine feature film projects from 30 countries will be presented at the 11th Berlinale Co-Production Market, which runs Feb. 9-11. The market gives producers the opportunity to come together for pre-scheduled individual meetings with 450...
  • Sony Classics Takes North America for Hungary's Oscar Entry 'The Notebook'

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to "The Notebook," the Hungarian entry for the foreign-language Oscar, from Beta Cinema. Ulrich Thomsen and Ulrich Matthes star in the story of 13-year-old twins abandoned by their parents...
  • Lenin remains powerful symbol of Russian domination of Ukraine

    Lenin remains powerful symbol of Russian domination of Ukraine
    It's been 22 years since Ukrainians sent the Soviet Communist Party packing and resumed self rule after almost seven decades of Russian domination and enforced incorporation into the Soviet Union. So why are Ukrainian protesters targeting statues of...
  • Film Review: 'Judgment in Hungary'

    Presented such that Court TV looks like an action movie by comparison, "Judgment in Hungary" even-handedly captures a landmark case in Magyar law, as four neo-Nazis stand trial for a series of hate-crime murders (though no such designation exists, legally...
  • "The Returned" Sails To Asia Following Its Intl. Emmy Win

    PARIS- Following its International Emmy win, "The Returned" has been snatched up across Asia, and is set to bow in Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea. Zodiak Rights has sold the haunting supernatural drama to Thailand's True Vision Group, Hong-...
  • Dance Card: Family ties bind Salt Creek Ballet's 'Nutcracker'

    Dance Card: Family ties bind Salt Creek Ballet's 'Nutcracker'
    Performances of "The Nutcracker" tend to be family affairs, as audience members who've found themselves awash in tiny fans decked out in velvet, lace and miniature plaid bow ties can attest. It's often a family affair on stage too. Witness Westmont-...
  • John Kerry isn't Neville Chamberlain; he's John Lennon

    Is John F. Kerry the 21st century’s Neville Chamberlain? And is it true that those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it? Certainly that’s what critics of the nuclear deal with Iran that the secretary of State helped...
  • Russia outraged by Polish nationalist attack on its Warsaw embassy

    Rising tensions between Poland and Russia flared into a fiery rampage on Polish Independence Day, when masked youths and right-wing radicals veered from a peaceful march to hurl bottles, trash and torches at the Russian Embassy in Warsaw. Russia's...
  • Obama Nominates Producer Colleen Bell to be Ambassador to Hungary

    Colleen Bradley Bell, producer for soap opera production company Bell-Phillip Television Prods., has been nominated as ambassador to Hungary, becoming the latest of President Obama's campaign supporters to be tapped for foreign posts. Bell's nomination...