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  • Berlin Film Festival's Forum Section Unveils Lineup

    LONDON -- The Forum section of the Berlin Film Festival, which is devoted to the cutting edge of indie filmmaking, has unveiled its lineup, which includes 28 world and eight international premieres. World premieres include Corneliu Porumboiu's "The...
  • Mozza general manager David Rosoff is leaving after eight years

    Mozza general manager David Rosoff is leaving after eight years
    David Rosoff, longtime general manager for the Mozza group of restaurants, has resigned. But he's not gone yet. He’ll be in command at the restaurants owned by Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich until March 7. In an email, he states:...
  • Chicago Arabic program sends debate team to Qatar

    Chicago Arabic program sends debate team to Qatar
    In a classroom on Chicago's South Side, four students made final preparations this week to compete in a debate halfway around the world in a language they have studied for only a handful of years. The students from Lindblom Math and Science Academy in...
  • Pictures in the News | March 19, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Singapore, where visitors walk over light art installation titled 'The Pool' during the i Light Marina Bay 2014 festival in Singapore. i Light Marina Bay is a sustainable light art festival featuring 28...
  • Revamped Singapore Festival Stresses SE Asian Credentials

    HONG KONG -- Yuni Hadi, producer of Anthony Chen's breakout film "Ilo Ilo" has been set as festival director of the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), which is being revived this December. The latest, 25th iteration of the festival, is...
  • Tiki bars offer taste of the tropics

    Tiki bars offer taste of the tropics
    Bathed in an eerie blue glow, a narrow wall of tightly packed skulls looms over the staircase descending into Three Dots and a Dash, Chicago's newest tiki lounge and most recent Lettuce Entertain You venture. Evocative of the shrunken heads of campy tales...
  • Second Navy officer charged in bribery scandal

    Second Navy officer charged in bribery scandal
    SAN DIEGO - A second Navy officer was charged Wednesday with accepting bribes to steer lucrative work to a Singapore-based firm that provides services to ships in the Asia-Pacific region. Cmdr. Jose Luis Sanchez is the fifth person charged in the...
  • Palm Springs festival a showcase for foreign-language films

     Palm Springs festival a showcase for foreign-language films
    It makes for an unlikely combination: some of Hollywood's biggest stars rubbing up against relative obscurities from the international festival circuit. Yet that's exactly what happens each year at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, which has...
  • Run Run Shaw dies at 106; filmmaker built Asian entertainment empire

     Run Run Shaw dies at 106; filmmaker built Asian entertainment empire
    BEIJING — In 1957, when he was nearly 50 years old, Run Run Shaw made a grand bet on his movie dreams. He bought 46 acres of hilly land in a remote part of Hong Kong — paying the British colonial government just 45 cents per square foot...
  • Film Review: 'Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above'

    Starting off like a tourist promo, "Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above" swiftly morphs into an ecological cautionary tale. Inspired by Yann Arthus-Bertrand's "Home" (2009), this first aerial documentary from Taiwan, produced by Hou Hsiao Hsien and helmed...
  • Joel Brinkley: Shutdown is damaging U.S. reputation abroad

    The dire effects of the government shutdown reach far beyond the hundreds of thousands of furloughed government workers -- along with all the stores, restaurants and other businesses that rely on them as customers. The shutdown is damaging America's...