‘It Lives Inside’ Review: Globe-Trotting Demon Bedevils a Teen in a Creepy Supernatural Tale

There’s a rather simplistic, retro “don’t forget where you came from” message lurking within “It Lives Inside,” suggesting that people who leave their native culture behind might well […]

Blue Finch Films Boards Global Sales on Sitges, Beyond Horror Title ‘Last Straw’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Blue Finch Films has boarded worldwide sales on horror-thriller, “Last Straw,” set to have its world premiere at the Sitges Film Festival before making its way to Beyond […]

Burning Topics From South Asia Explored in Venice Gap-Financing Market Trio

A trio of international co-productions from South Asia that are participating at the Venice Production Bridge’s gap-financing market are exploring burning topics from the region. From Nepal, Abinash […]

Rosario Dawson, Grimes and Alex Cooper Among SXSW Featured Speakers

South by Southwest has unveiled its initial lineup of featured speakers for its 2024 conference, including Rosario Dawson, Grimes and “Call Her Daddy” podcast host Alex Cooper. The […]

Starring Leandra Leal, Marco Pigossi, Yuki Sugimoto, Gabe Klinger’s ‘Okonomiyaki’ Teams Brazil, Chile, France (EXCLUSIVE)

Brazil’s Raccord Produções, Chile’s Araucaria Cine and France’s Nord-Ouest Films are teaming to produce acclaimed Brazilian filmmaker Gabe Klinger’s feature drama project “Okonomiyaki.” “Okonomiyaki” will topline celebrated Brazilian […]

Sanfic Awards: Michal Vinik’s ‘Valeria is Getting Married,’ Kattia Zuniga’s ‘Sister & Sister’ Take Top Prizes

Sisterly love ruled at Chile’s 19th Santiago International Film Festival (Sanfic), which wrapped on Aug. 27 where female directors and actors clinched the top prizes.    Israeli-Ukrainian drama “Valeria is […]

‘Bottoms’ Director Emma Seligman on Defining ‘The Limit of Ridiculousness,’ Convincing Marshawn Lynch to Co-Star, and Teaching the Cast to Kick Ass

On a football field somewhere in New Orleans, a thunderstorm was brewing, and the cast and crew of the lesbian teen sex comedy “Bottoms” grew worried as they […]

Chile’s International Prize Bonanza Supercharged by Next Generation Women Directors as Trophy Count Soars (EXCLUSIVE)

Chile’s at it again. Since’s Andrés Wood’s breakout “Machuca” in 2004, Chilean filmmakers, led by Pablo Larraín, Sebastián Lelio and now Maite Alberdi, have punched consistently above the […]

Queer Stories Strike Back! ‘Heartstopper,’ ‘Red, White & Royal Blue’ and ‘Bottoms’ Lead a New Surge of LGBTQ Content

Within a three-week time span this August, audiences have been able to watch two British teenage boys wrestle with when to come out as a couple to their […]

Original Pavement Drummer Gary Young Dies at 70

Gary Young, the madcap original drummer for the pivotal indie-rock band Pavement, died Thursday, the band has confirmed. No cause of death was announced; he was 70. Singer-guitarist […]

Magnolia Pictures International Acquires Venice Horizons Title ‘Hesitation Wound’ for Worldwide Sales (EXCLUSIVE)

Magnolia Pictures International has acquired worldwide sales rights – including U.S. sales rights – to suspense-drama “Hesitation Wound” from Turkish writer-director Selman Nacar. The film will world premiere […]

How Sarajevo Courts Key Decision-Makers and Nurtures New Voices to Remain the Top Talent Incubator in the Balkan Region

It’s a welcome sight for any longtime visitors returning to Sarajevo, the white-jacketed waiters circling the terrace of the majestic, Austro-Hungarian-built Hotel Europe as film and TV industry […]