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Errol Morris IDFA’ Top 10 Documentaries Announced

Errol Morris IDFA’ Top 10 Documentaries Announced

Errol Morris has seen as one of the most important documentary makers of our time – has put together this year’s IDFA Top 10. His selection includes works by a range of documentary masters, each of whom has made a significant contribution to the development of the documentary genre at a particular moment in its


Russian Government Cancels Country’s Only LGBT Film Festival

Russia’s only film festival directly catering to the country’s LGBT festival is no more, courtesy of pressure from its government. Ready to enter its 13th year, Moscow Premiere, which features free screenings of controversial-in-Russia features, was given a letter from Moscow’s cultural committee explaining its funding had been pulled due to a “difficult economic situation”. Just


Athens International Film Festival Announces First Phase Of Films

The Athens International Film Festival – Opening Nights, in its 21st edition, brings to Greek audiences, through 10 separate sections, some of the world cinema best films, introducing the great upcoming directors and presenting cinema’s modern trends, through not only fiction but also documentary.   International Competition Section The International Competition Section, more versatile than

Introducing The Jury of the 68th Festival de Cannes

Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, directors, screenwriters and producers, will be the two Presidents of the Jury of the 68th Festival de Cannes. This year they will be joined by seven key figures in world cinema from Canada, Spain, the United States, France, Mali, Mexico and the United Kingdom. The Jury will thus be made

Cannes Film Festival To Open With Female Directed Film For First Time

This year a female director will open the Festival. La Tête haute, a film by Frenchwoman, Emmanuelle Bercot, will open the 68th edition of the Festival de Cannes on Wednesday 13 May. La Tête haute tells the story of Malony, and his upbringing from six to eighteen years, as a children’s judge and social worker

FremantleMedia International’s ‘Deutschland 83’ to Air on Sundance TV

FremantleMedia International (FMI) and SundanceTV today announced a ground-breaking partnership that will see the network co-produce the major new eight-part drama, Deutschland 83 with UFA Fiction.  The series will become the first ever German-language drama to be aired on a major US network. Created by Anna Winger and Joerg Winger, Deutschland 83 is executive produced