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Articles from September 2017

Bergman Centenary to Include Margarethe Von Trotta Feature Doc
Largest-ever global event launched for a single filmmaker; to include new films, retrospectives at cinematheques including the BFI; book launches, 50+ theatre productions.Ingmar BergmanGerman filmmaker Margarethe von Trotta is directing a new feature...
China Box Office: 'War for the Planet of the Apes' Tops Chart
Spider-Man: Homecoming hits $100m, overtakes Wonder Woman.‘War For The Planet Of The Apes’War For The Planet Of The Apes was declared the biggest winner at the Chinese box office in the week of Sep 11-17. Taking $61.85m from its first three days, this...
Four Directors Picked for UK High-End TV Drama Scheme
Directors UK and Creative Skillset programme aims to diversify directing talent in TV drama.‘Jamestown’Directors UK and Creative Skillset have announced a further four directors have been selected for their new high-end TV drama directors career development...
'I, Tonya' to Close Hamptons International Film Festival
East Coast jamboree runs from October 5-9.Top brass at the Hamptons International Film Festival said on Monday that I, Tonya, fresh from Toronto where it was arguably the most sought-after title, will close the 25th anniversary edition of the festival.Craig...
'It' Tops International Box Office (Update)
War For The Planet Of The Apes scores record $60.4m China launch for Fox.WARNER BROS PICTURES INTERNATIONALUPDATED:New Line’s horror reboot It debuted in 10 additional territories this weekend and continued to break international records as it brought...
Laos Selects 'Dearest Sister' as First Ever Oscar Entry
The country has few resources and almost no professional infrastructure for films.‘Dearest Sister’In the country’s first ever submission to the Academy Awards, Laos has selected Mattie Do’s Dearest Sister as its entry for the best foreign-language film...
?London Film Festival Adds Four Films
Manhunt, No Stone Unturned, Custody and Nico, 1988 added to LFF line-up.‘Manhunt’, ‘Nico, 1988’, ‘No Stone Unturned’, ‘Custody’The BFI London Film Festival (October 4-15) has added four new films to its 2017 line-up.They are: John Woo’s Manhunt, Alex...
Menemsha Films Acquires Israeli Spy Thriller 'Shelter' (Exclusive)
Eran Riklis wrote and directed. Beta Cinema handles international sales.Neil Friedman’s Los Angeles-based art house label Menemsha Films has picked up North American rights to the Israeli spy thriller Shelter from Lemon Tree director Eran Riklis.Menemsha...
New York Film Critics Circle Announces Voting Dates
Group awarded La La Land best film last year.La La LandThe New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) will vote for the 2017 awards on November 30. The group will hold its annual gala awards dinner on January 3, 2018, at Tao Downtown in New York.The NYFCC...
Tokyo Film Festival to Open with 'Fullmetal Alchemist'
Other films announced include: An Incovenient Sequel and Legend Of The Demon Cat.‘Fullmetal Alchemist’The 30th edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) will open with Fumihiko Sori’s Fullmetal Alchemist, while An Incovenient Sequel: Truth...
UK Box Office: 'It' Crosses £20M but 'Mother!' Disappoints
Warner Bros’ horror drops only 40% as Paramount’s mother! opens in third.‘It’UK TOP FIVERanking Film/Distributor Weekend gross Running total1 It (WB) $8.2m (£6.05m) $28.7m (£21.15m)2 Victoria And Abdul (Universal) $2.5m (£1.84m) $2.5m (£1.84m)3...
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