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  • Kiarostami To Preside Cannes' Cinefondation and Short Film Jury

    PARIS - Renowned Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami will preside the Cannes Festival's Cinefondation and Short Films Jury, whose other members are French hyphenate Noemie Lvovsky and three directors: Brazil's Daniela Thomas, Chad's Mahamat-Saleh Haroun and...
  • Ukraine crisis upends West's view of Russian President Vladimir Putin

    WASHINGTON — The Ukraine crisis has forced Western leaders to reassess what they thought they knew about Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has shown that he is willing to make far riskier moves to achieve his security goals and that his...
  • Dr. Maynard Cohen, neurologist, 1920-2014

     Dr. Maynard Cohen, neurologist, 1920-2014
    Dr. Maynard Cohen spent 30 years in the Department of Neurological Sciences at what is now Rush University Medical Center, conducting research and treating patients while also teaching as a professor and through the American Academy of Neurology....
  • The Best Translated Book Awards announces fiction longlist

    The Best Translated Book Awards announces fiction longlist
    The finalists for the Best Translated Book Awards were announced Tuesday, featuring 25 works originally published in 16 languages -- none of them English. American publishing traditionally publishes a smaller percentage of works in translation than...
  • Salt Lake the best Winter Olympic host choice

    The International Olympic Committee’s latest indulgence to wretched excess ended Sunday with the closing ceremony of the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, Russia. The IOC sat idly by while Russia passed anti-gay legislation that mocked the Olympic...
  • '100-Year-Old-Man' Takes Over Swedish Box Office

    A quirky and adventurous geriatric is running roughshod over the Swedish box office. Felix Herngren's "The 100-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared," released by Disney Nordic on 400 screens Dec. 25, has passed the 1 million-...
  • Scandinavian Cinema: Genre Pics Get Their Profile

    With Scandinavian auteur-driven genre films gaining traction overseas, Profile Pictures, a fairly young Copenhagen-based shingle, is emerging as one of the most interesting Scandinavian players. The banner, founded by Jacob Jarek, Ditte Milsted and...
  • Scandinavian Cinema: 'Nordic Twilight' Heats Up Frozen North

    In case there was any doubt Scandinavian filmmakers are proving they can deliver more than crime thrillers like "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." With Spanish cinema still caught up in the economic recession storm, Scandinavia is emerging as a fresh...
  • Men's curling

    Men's curling
    When: Feb. 10-21. The field: Since curling joined the Olympics in 1998, Canada has played for every gold medal on the men's side, winning the last two. The Canadians are ranked first in the world. Britain, Sweden, Norway (silver in Vancouver in 2010)...
  • Berlin: Buyers Check Into Moland's 'In Order Of Disappearance'

    BERLIN- A raft of buyers have checked into Hans Petter Moland's Berlin competition contender "In Order Of Disappearance." Sold by TrustNordisk, "Disappearance" has been acquired for France and Andorra (Chrysalis Films), Benelux (Wildbunch), Turkey and...
  • Review: 'Cockroaches' by Jo Nesbo

    Review: 'Cockroaches' by Jo Nesbo
    What is it with Scandinavians? They've got the highest quality of life in the world, thanks to a non-insane attitude toward social welfare and state paternalism. They have sublime landscapes and really cool mythology. And yet, culturally, the Nordic...