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Articles from May 2016

Cannes Archives: Mike Leigh Tops Screen's Jury Grid 2010
Each year, Screen calls upon its international jury of critics to cast their judgement on the films in Competition at the Cannes Film Festival and rounds up the results in the ever-popular Screen Jury Grid.In 2010, top marks from the critics went to...
Cannes Marché Revamps Documentary Offering
This year's Cannes Marché is enhancing its documentary film offering through the launch of a dedicated Doc Day conference and a new screening room.Now in its fifth year, Doc Corner, which runs throughought the festival [May 11 - 22], is moving to the...
Cannes: Wild Bunch to Launch New Hazanavicius, Desplechin, Loznitsa
Wild Bunch will kick-offpre-sales at Cannes on Oscar-winner Michel Hazanavicius's [pictured] new project Redoubtable revolving around the relationship between Jean-Luc Godard and actress Anne Wiazemsky in the late 1960s.Based on Wiazemsky's autobiographical...
'Captain America: Civil War' Lands with $21.2M UK Debut
UK TOP FIVEDISNEYCaptain America: Civil War led the Disney domination of the bank holiday weekend at the UK box office.Marvel's latest fought to a muscular $21.2m (£14.4m) bow from its 600 sites over Fri-Sun, with a further $6.8m (£4.6m) added yesterday...
Directors UK Calls for 50:50 Male-Female Film Funding
An extensive new report commissioned by Directors UK has found that in the decade from 2004 to 2014, only 13.6% of working film directors in the UK were women.'Cut Out of the Picture: A study into the gender and inequality amongst directors in UK film,'...
'Finding Mr. Right' Tops China Box Office
Edko Films' Finding Mr. Right: Book Of Love claimed the top spot at the Chinese box office from Apr 25 - May 1, cashing in $54.89m from its three-day opening weekend.Director Xue Xiaolu rekindles the romance between Tang Wei and Wu Xiubo, but the new...
Kosovo's PriFest Reveals Award Winners
Kosovo's Pristina Film Festival (April 22-29) has revealed the winners for its 8th edition, after bouncing back from last year's government funding cuts, which saw the festival held in exile in Albania.The jury overseeing the festival's Balkan competition,...
Maxine Peake, Charles Dance, Freddie Fox Wrap 'Fanny Lye Deliver’d'
Shooting has wrapped on Fanny Lye Deliver'd, a period drama starring Maxine Peake (The Theory of Everything), Charles Dance (Game of Thrones) and Freddie Fox (The Riot Club). The cast also includes Tanya Reynolds in her first feature film role and Peter...
Robert De Niro's 'Hands of Stone' to World Premiere at Cannes
Robert De Niro is to return to the Cannes Film Festival (May 11-22) for the world premiere of boxing drama Hands Of Stone. The film has been added to Cannes' Official Selection as part of the Special Screenings strand and the festival will use the premiere...
Seville International Reports Strong Sales on 'It’s Only the End of the World'
Anick Poirier and her team retain US rights to the all-star family drama after closing deals in: Germany (Weltkino), Australia (Transmission), Latin America (California Filmes), Benelux (ABC Cinemien), Scandinavia/Iceland (Scanbox), Spain (Avalon), Switzerland...
'The Dressmaker' to Close Seattle International Film Festival
This year's event will screen 421 films from 85 countries, of which 181 are fictional features including four secret films, 75 are documentaries, and eight are archival films.There are 29 world premieres of feature-length selections, 42 North American...
US Briefs: Open Road Sets 'Bleed for This' for November
Open Road will open Bleed For This, the Miles Teller starrer about boxing champion Vinny 'The Pazmanian Devil' Pazienza, in limited release on November 4 and expand wide on November 23.Pazienza famously recovered from a near-fatal car accident to reclaim...
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