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Articles from December 2013

275 Films Entered for 2014 BAFTAs
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has released the list of entries for the EE British Academy Film Awards 2014.Scroll down for full listA total of 275 films have been entered this year for consideration by more than 6,500 BAFTA...
Charlotte Mickie to Depart eOne
The executive vice-president of eOne Films International is leaving the company in mid-January 2014 as top brass announced they were launching the division Séville International.The division of eOne's Québec-based arm Les Films Séville will orchestrate...
Coote, Tan Launch Dragonslate
Former Village Roadshow Pictures CEO Greg Coote and Malaysian producer Leon Tan have launched DragonSlate Media.The entity is backed by strategic investment from the Malaysia Venture Capital Management (MAVCAP) and the plan is to create a Malaysia-based...
Dabis to Make Arabic Debut with Mother-in-Law
EXCLUSIVE: Palestinian American filmmaker Cherien Dabis is set to adapt Suad Amiry's Sharon And My Mother-in-Law, a humorous account of life in Ramallah during the Second Intifada. It will be her first feature set in the West Bank and in Arabic."It's...
Keanu Reeves, Man of Tai Chi
Keanu Reeves talks to Screen about his directorial debut, the joys of playing a villain and his love of martial arts in film. In 2007, Keanu Reeves had his eye on developing a story with long-time friend and collaborator Tiger Chen. The two met on the...
New Century Plans Décor with Abdalla
EXCLUSIVE: Cairo-based New Century Production is putting together an ambitious six-picture slate featuring some of Egypt's leading veteran and independent filmmakers, including the next project from Rags And Tatters director Ahmad Abdalla.Entitled Décor,...
Pillow Secrets
Dir/scr: Jillali Ferhati. Morocco-Qatar. 2013. 87minsAn atmospheric sense of ripe melodrama pervades the impressively staged Pillow Secrets (Sarirou Al Assrar), a Moroccan set film that had its world premiere at the Dubai Film Festival. Its story of...
Railway Man's UK Release Pushed Back
Lionsgate moves drama starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman, avoiding clash with Mandela biopic.The Railway Man will now open across the UK on Jan 10, through Lionsgate. It recently received its UK premiere in London's Leicester Square, following its...
Stable Unstable
Dir/scr: Mahmoud Hojeij. Lebanon-Qatar. 2013. 87minsA delightfully made drama - with some rather nice subtle comedy elements - Stable Unstable (Talih Nezil) is a classy and impressively structured film that uses that old gambit of the psychiatrist's...
The Mice Room
Dirs/scr: Ahmed Magdy Morsy, Hend Bakr, Mayye Zayed, Mohamad El-Hadidi, Mohamed Zedan, Nermeen Salem. Egypt-UAE. 2013. 85minsAn impressively made collaborative feature directed by six filmmmakers - Ahmed Magdy Morsy, Hend Bakr, Mayye Zayed, Mohamad El-Hadidi,...
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