The Wounded Angel, a new project of Kazakhstan's film director Emir Baigazin has been selected for production and distribution funding by the international Berlinale Residency fellowship program.
The movie received one of the the festival’s major awards, the Best New Director Grand Jury Prize.
Crime thriller "Prisoners," about a father whose daughter is mysteriously kidnapped, took the top spot at the North American box office in its debut weekend.
New Zealand's film director and Oscar holder Jane Campion chairs the jury of the IX International Film Festival Eurasia.
The horror sequel "Insidious: Chapter 2" spirited itself into the top slot at the North American box office with a massive $41 million opening weekend take.
Warrior anti-hero "Riddick" slammed into first place at the North American box office, figures showed Monday, stealing the top spot held by "Lee Daniels' The Butler" for three weeks running.
Critics have savaged "Diana", a biopic of the late princess of Wales who died in a Paris car crash 16 years ago, just hours after its world premiere.
Karaoke parties, fancy dress and spaghetti at dawn: Hollywood's prima-donna stars have brought light relief to a Venice film festival plagued by dark tales of incest, necrophilia, cannibalism and suicide.
North America's largest film festival opens Thursday with a drama about real life WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, promising the "full story" behind the whistleblower website.
The Venice film festival descended briefly into chaos Sunday as screaming "Harry Potter" fans stampeded across the seafront after British star Daniel Radcliffe, in town to present his new film.
Michael Douglas was the big name star on the red carpet as the 39th Deauville film festival opened on Friday night with a screening of the actor's latest movie, "My Life with Liberace".
The Venice film festival kicks off Wednesday with the arrival of movie stars on water taxis for a dark line-up flush with fiendish tales of abuse, betrayal and survival.
The casting of Hollywood A-lister Ben Affleck as the new Batman sparked fan outrage Friday, with petitions calling for the coveted role to be recast and widespread howling on Twitter.
Hollywood honchos and aspiring stars will be boating into Venice for a dark, crisis-themed film festival, with British and American films dominating the race for the coveted Golden Lion award.
US actor Ben Affleck will replace Christian Bale in the next Batman film.
"The Butler," about an African American who watches civil rights history in the making as a White House butler, debuted at the top of the North American box office.
Thousands of Spaniards are queueing up to play the role of slaves in film-maker Ridley Scott's Biblical epic "Exodus", hoping for a way out of unemployment.
A long-lost silent film directed by Orson Welles in 1938 has been recovered from a warehouse in northeastern Italy, where it will be screened in public for the first time in October.
As a lifelong aviation enthusiast and qualified pilot, filmmaker Klay Hall was the logical choice when Disney was seeking a director for its latest animated offering, "Planes."
Action comedy "2 Guns" blazed its way to the top of the North American box office this weekend as the Smurfs were left feeling blue.
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