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Jean-Jacques Beineix, Director of ‘Diva’ and ‘Betty Blue,’ Dies at 75

French director Jean-Jacques Beineix, who made waves with stylish works of 1980s cinema including “Diva” and “Betty Blue,” died Thursday at 75. He died at home in Paris…

‘Love Affair(s),’ ‘Ibrahim,’ ‘Night Doctor’ Win Prizes at Coloca’s 25th Anniversary Edition

Emmanuel Mouret’s “Love Affair(s),” Samir Guesmi’s “Ibrahim” and Elie Wajeman’s “Night Doctor” won top prizes at Colcoa, the French film and TV festival which just wrapped its 25th…

French Cinemas Reopen With Full Screenings, Score Best European Restart

After a six-month shutdown, French cinemas reopened May 19 with a bang. In spite of an audience capacity of 35% and a 9pm curfew, as many as 305,000…

Major European Markets Set to Reopen Cinemas With New Movies and New Headaches

Three of Europe’s major film markets — France, Italy and the U.K. — are reopening doors for theatrical releases after an erratic year of high hopes and false…

France’s Drama Theaters Occupied to Support Freelance Workers

French actor Corinne Masiero’s politically charged strip-tease during the Cesar Awards last month was just one of many protests staged across France to support freelance workers in the…