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  • 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...
  • 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"...
  • Kalashnikov Would Rather Have Made Farm Tools

    Mikhail Kalashnikov, who died last week at 94, once designed and built a lawnmower for his own use: Mass-produced mowers weren't available in the Soviet Union. Oh, and he also designed the world's most widely used assault rifle. A lot of the encomiums...
  • Global week ahead for December 2-9: A power shift in Luxembourg; tree lighting in Washington; election in India

    Global week ahead for December 2-9: A power shift in Luxembourg; tree lighting in Washington; election in India
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Luxembourg City's mayor Xavier Bettel is slated to become the country's next prime minister, following the end of coalition talks on Friday that usher in a Liberal government for the first time in decades. Bettel's swearing-in on...
  • AFI Fest Completes Lineup, Includes 15 Foreign Language Oscar Candidates

    The AFI Fest has unveiled the remainder of its lineup for the Nov. 7-14 event, encompassing 119 films representing 43 countries. The fest, a program of the American Film Institute, will include the World Cinema, American Independents, Breakthrough,...
  • Brussels: The would-be capital of Europe

    Last October, the Nobel Peace Prize was given to 500 million people who have, for the last 65 years, made a conscious decision to live together in peace and harmony: the European Union (EU). In the words of the Nobel Committee, "The EU has helped to...
  • Almodovar, Wright, Ozon face off at EFAs

    MADRID -- Pedro Almodovar's "I'm So Excited!", Joe Wright's "Anna Karenina," Francois Ozon's "In the House" and Joachim Ronning and Espen Sanberg's Oscar-nommed "Kon-Tiki" square off among 46 films for the 26th European Film Academy Awards in one of the...
  • The Match Factory Sells 'Vijay and I' to Italy, South Korea (EXCLUSIVE)

    The Match Factory has sold romantic comedy "Vijay and I," which made its world preem at the Locarno Film Festival on Thursday, to distribs in two further territories. Sam Garbarski's pic has been picked up by Officine Ubu in Italy and Panda Media in...
  • Montreal World Fest Includes 113 Int'l Premieres

    The Montreal World Film Festival announced its full slate of 432 films from around the globe on Tuesday, including 113 world or international feature preems. From the U.S. "The Red Robin" by Michael Z. Wechsler competes in the World section while Adam...
  • Stoli boycott targets Russian anti-gay law -- but hits Latvian vodka

    Stoli boycott targets Russian anti-gay law -- but hits Latvian vodka
    Gay rights groups have been ceremoniously dumping Stolichnaya vodka into gutters from West Hollywood to Manhattan in protest against a Russian law banning gay pride events and other public displays of homosexual “propaganda.” The problem...
  • NYT article: Luxembourg by bike

     
    Just ran across this article by New York Times writer Bruce Weber and his wife about their great cycling trip in tiny Luxembourg. It sounds absolutely idyllic. He writes: “The country is laced with a national network of cycling paths — known...