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Articles from June 2015

Cannes: JK Simmons Comedy among Ascot Elite Buys
Euro distributor Ascot Elite has finalised deals for German-speaking Europe on a trio of Cannes market titles, including upcoming JK Simmons (Whiplash) and Emile Hirsch (Into the Wild) comedy The Runaround from The Solution.Due to shoot this summer in...
Edinburgh Film Festival Reveals 2015 Network Projects
The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has confirmed the feature film projects and filmmaking teams who will be participating in the fourth year of development and mentoring programme EIFF Network.The Network participants are:· writer/director...
Edinburgh Unveils 2015 Industry Line-Up
The Edinbugh International Film Festival (EIFF) has unveiled the line-up of industry events set to take place alongside this year's festival.Nine days of events will be held at the EIFF Delegate Centre at the Traverse Theatre from June 18.Topics to be...
'I Am Somebody' to Open Shanghai Fest
Directed by China's Yachun Dong and Russia's Nikita Mikhalkov, Ballet In The Flames Of War is a romance set during the Second World War and opened the Chinese Film Festival in Mosow last month.Meanwhile, Mikhalkov's Sunstroke is one of nine films selected...
Korea's NAFF It Project Reveals 2015 Line-Up
Dubbed It Project, the market has in past years showcased films such as Arvin Chen's Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? and Lisa Takeba's Haruko's Paranormal Laboratory, which have screened at festivals including Tribeca, Berlin and Rotterdam.NAFF will...
'Land and Shade': Review
Dir/scr. Cesar Arcevedo Garcia. Columbia, 2015, 94 mins.Winner of three prizes at Cannes including the prestigious Camera D'Or awarded to a first-time film-maker across the whole festival selection, Cesar Arcevedo's Land And Shade (La Tierra Y La Sombra)...
'Second Coming': Review
Dir/scr. Debbie Tucker Green, UK, 2014, 104 mins.Playwright Debbie Tucker Green picks an intriguing subject for her film debut with Second Coming - literally, the modern-day miracle birth - but makes heavy weather of its execution, attempting elliptical...
'Stand by Me Doraemon' Tops China Box Office
The film's release marks the first time a Japanese production has been distributed in mainland China since Ultraman in 2012. Based on a hugely popular manga about a blue robot cat, Stand by Me Doraemon also topped the box office when it was released...
‘Suffragette’ to Open BFI London Film Festival
Suffragette, the story of the British women who fought for the right to vote at the turn of the 20th century, has been named as the opening night film of the 59th BFI London Film Festival (Oct 7-18).The period drama will receive its European premiere...
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