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'A Better Man': Hot Docs Review
Raw and honest first-person documentary about domestic abuseDirs. Attiya Khan, Lawrence Jackman. Canada, 2017, 79 minsAn extremely personal story of domestic abuse in which co-director Attiya Khan comes face-to-face with her former partner as the camera...
'A Better Man': Hot Docs Review
Raw and honest first-person documentary about domestic abuseDirs. Attiya Khan, Lawrence Jackman. Canada, 2017, 79 minsAn extremely personal story of domestic abuse in which co-director Attiya Khan comes face-to-face with her former partner as the camera...
Concourse to Launch Cannes Sales on 'The Parting Glass'
EXCLUSIVE: Anna Paquin stars, True Blood co-lead Stephen Moyer directs.Concourse Film Trade, the sales and financing arm of Matthew Shreder and James Andrew Felts' Concourse Media, will introduce worldwide buyers in Cannes to their previously announced...
Concourse to Launch Cannes Sales on 'The Parting Glass'
Concourse Film Trade, the sales and financing arm of Matthew Shreder and James Andrew Felts' Concourse Media, will introduce worldwide buyers in Cannes to their previously announced sales title The Parting Glass.The drama recently wrapped production...
Dave Bautista, Sylvester Stallone, Luc Besson Titles Get UK Deals
EXCLUSIVE: Signature inks deals with Sierra, Europacorp, more.UK distributor Signature Entertainment has snapped up a raft of US and international titles including Sylvester Stallone and Dave Bautista action-thriller Escape Plan 2: Hades from Highland.The...
Dave Bautista, Sylvester Stallone, Luc Besson Titles Get UK Deals
UK distributor Signature Entertainment has snapped up a raftof US and international titles including Sylvester Stallone and Dave Bautista action-thriller Escape Plan 2: Hades from Highland.The sequel to the 2013 Arnie/Stallone action title, which grossed...
Four Projects Selected for Los Cabos Goes to Cannes
Mexican showcase to take place on May 21.Four projects will participate in Los Cabos Goes To Cannes, the second partnership between the Marché du Film and the Los Cabos International Film Festival.The showcase of Mexican films takes place on May 21 at...
Hilary Swank Drama 'What They Had' Lands at Bleecker Street
Bloom handles international sales.Bleecker Street has picked up North American rights to What They Had starring Hilary Swank and Michael Shannon.Blythe Danner, Robert Forster and Taissa Farmiga also star in the family drama by feature writer-director...
Hilary Swank Drama 'What They Had' Lands at Bleecker Street
Bleecker Street has picked up North American rights to What They Had starring Hilary Swank and Michael Shannon.Blythe Danner, Robert Forster and Taissa Farmiga also star in the family drama by feature writer-director debutante Elizabeth Chomko.Keith...
IFP Unveils 2017 Narrative Labs Selections
Year-long fellowship awarded to 10 first-time filmmakers.The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) has announced the projects selected for the 13th IFP Narrative Labs.IFP's year-long fellowship provides an all-encompassing mentorship and resources for...
IFP Unveils 2017 Narrative Labs Selections
The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) has announced the projects selected for the 13th IFP Narrative Labs.IFP's year-long fellowship provides an all-encompassing mentorship and resources for 10 first-time filmmakers currently in post-production on...
Karlovy Vary, EFP Reveal 2017 Future Frames Directors
A total of 10 emerging directors will be presented at Karlovy Vary.Future Frames, the European Film Promotion (EFP) showcase of emerging European filmmakers, has unveiled its 2017 selection.The 10 names will be presented at the Karlovy Vary International...
Karlovy Vary, EFP Reveal 2017 Future Frames Directors
Future Frames, the European Film Promotion (EFP) showcase of emerging European filmmakers, has unveiled its 2017 selection.The 10 names will be presented at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (June 30 - July 8).This year's cohort of film students...
'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword': Review
The real stars of King Arthur are its technical team, as Guy Ritchie amps the action up to dizzying heightsDir: Guy Ritchie. US. 2017. 126minsGuy Ritchie trains his maniacally excessive eye on Camelot in King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword, a brawny, leaden...
'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword': Review
The real stars of King Arthur are its technical team, as Guy Ritchie amps the action up to dizzying heightsDir: Guy Ritchie. US. 2017. 126minsGuy Ritchie trains his maniacally excessive eye on Camelot in King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword, a brawny, leaden...
Matisyahu Feature in the Works at Aliwen Entertainment
EXCLUSIVE: Lucas Akoskin's new venture lines up story of Hasidic musician superstar.Santa Monica-based Aliwen Entertainment has signed Holy Rollers director Kevin Asch to King Without A Crown, based on the story of the Jewish American reggae singer,...
Matisyahu Feature in the Works at Aliwen Entertainment
Santa Monica-based Aliwen Entertainment has signed Holy Rollers director Kevin Asch to King Without A Crown, based on the story of the Jewish American reggae singer, rapper and beatbox performer Matisyahu.Aliwen Entertainment founder Lukas Akoskin is...
Michael Wearing, Producer of Iconic TV Dramas, Dies at 78
Wearing produced Boys from the Blackstuff, Pride and Prejudice, Edge of Darkness and many more.Michael Wearing, producer of iconic television dramas including Boys from the Blackstuff and Edge of Darkness, has died aged 78 (reports Broadcast).Wearing...
Michael Wearing, Producer of Iconic TV Dramas, Dies at 78
Michael Wearing, producer of iconic television dramas including Boys from the Blackstuffand Edge of Darkness, has died aged 78 (reports Broadcast).Wearing (right), who held a number of senior positions across drama at the BBC, died on Friday 5 May following...
'Playing God': Hot Docs Review
Doc tracks the 'Master of Disaster' Ken Feinberg as he assigns compensation to the victims of 9/11 and other tragediesDir. Karin Jurschick, Germany/Netherlands, 2017, 95 mins.Money answereth all things, according to Solomon. Lawyer Ken Feinberg has been...
'Playing God': Hot Docs Review
Doc tracks the 'Master of Disaster' Ken Feinberg as he assigns compensation to the victims of 9/11 and other tragediesDir. Karin Jurschick, Germany/Netherlands, 2017, 95 mins.Money answereth all things, according to Solomon. Lawyer Ken Feinberg has been...
Robert De Niro Slams Trump Arts Cuts in Awards Speech
"I call it what it is - bullshit," says veteran US actor.Robert De Niro criticised President Donald Trump's cuts to arts funding while accepting the Film Society of Lincoln Centre's Chaplin Award in New York on Monday (8 May).In his first federal budget...
Robert De Niro Slams Trump Arts Cuts in Awards Speech
Robert De Niro criticised President Donald Trump's cuts to arts funding while accepting the Film Society of Lincoln Centre's Chaplin Award in New York on Monday (8 May).In his first federal budget plan, Trump proposed eliminating the National Endowment...
Soderbergh, Wild Bunch, Altitude Team on 90s Rave Movie 'Beats'
EXCLUSIVE: BFI, Creative Scotland among backers of UK movie now in production.Altitude Film Sales and Wild Bunch are teaming up to launch 90s rave movie Beats at Cannes, co-selling the feature which started production in the UK on 30 April.Ocean's Eleven...
Steven Soderbergh, Wild Bunch, Altitude Team on 90s Rave Movie 'Beats'
Altitude Film Sales and Wild Bunch are teaming up to launch 90s rave movie Beats at Cannes, co-selling the feature which started production in the UK on 30 April.Ocean's Eleven director Steven Soderbergh will serve as executive producer on the project,...
'Village People', 'Moko Jumbie' among LA Film Festival Roster
Slate includes 48 films. The Book Of Henry to open festival as previously announced.The 2017 LA Film Festival has unveiled the official US Fiction, Documentary, World Fiction, LA Muse and Nightfall sections.The festival's slate consists of 48 feature...
'Village People', 'Moko Jumbie' among LA Film Festival Roster
The 2017 LA Film Festival has unveiled the official US Fiction, Documentary, World Fiction, LA Muse and Nightfall sections.The festival's slate consists of 48 feature films, 51 short films, 15 high school shorts and 10 short episodic works representing...
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