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The Miami Film Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year. The festival, which runs from March 3 to March 12, includes 12 world premieres. The event will open with Ray Romano’s “Somewhere in Queens” and close with Stephen Frears’ “The Lost King.” The festival will screen a total of…

A truncated Panama Int’l Film Festival (IFF Panama) wrapped Dec. 4 on a high note, with the debut doc-feature “Nación de Titanes” by Panamanian Joaquín Horna Sosa snagging the Audience Award, a good indication of its box office potential. One of only four Panamanian features in competition, “Nación de Titanes”…

Rank Film Distributor Producers 1 “The Banshees of Inisherin” Searchlight Pictures Graham Broadbent, Peter Czernin, Martin McDonagh Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them. 2 “The Fabelmans” Universal Pictures Tony Kushner, Kristie Macosko Krieger, Steven Spielberg…

BUENOS AIRES —  Online in 2020, and sporting a boutique on-site edition in 2021, Ventana Sur, Latin America’s biggest film-TV market, is roaring back, attendance levels, especially from delegates outside Argentina, looking set to break all time records.    “With all the sales companies, distributors and platforms coming back, it’s really…

The British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs) have revealed the nomination longlists for Best Feature Documentary and Best International Independent Film categories. In addition, BIFA’s Raindance Discovery Award longlist has also been unveiled. Of the 15 films longlisted for Best Feature Documentary, eight are directed by women. The 17 films longlisted…

Thailand Has ‘One for the Road’ Thailand has selected “One for the Road” as its contender for the best international feature film section of the Academy Awards. Directed by Nattawut ‘Baz’ Poonpiriya (“Bad Genius” and Netflix’ “Thai Cave Rescue”) and produced by Wong Kar-wai, the film premiered at the Sundance…

Spain’s Marc Clotet (“The Sleeping Voice,” “15 Hours”) and Argentina’s Juan Gil Navarro (“100 Days To Fall in Love”), Santiago Achaga (“Like, La Leyenda”) and Esteban Pérez (“Limbo”) are attached to star in “Fragile,” a slice of Patagonia noir thriller from Argentina’s StoryLab.  Created and produced by StoryLab partners Nacho…