Natalie Portman’s Feature Directorial Debut ‘A Tale Of Love And Darkness’ Acquired By Focus World

Focus Features’ multi-platform label Focus World has snapped up U.S. rights to Natalie Portman ’s feature directorial, A Tale of Love and Darkness , which made its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival last May. Focus World will open the movie in a platform theatrical release later this year […]

Joachim Trier’s “Louder Than Bombs” To Open 19th Sonoma Int’l Film Fest

Copyright Nicole Rivelli Motlys Joachim Trier’s “ Louder Than Bombs ,” which played at Cannes in May, will open the 19th Sonoma International Film Festival , taking place March 30-April 3 in the wine country destination in Northern California. The film, the Norwegian helmer’s first English-language feature, about the […]

Film about Palestinian hunger striker to be screened at Cannes Festival

Mohammed al-Qiq (Picture: Youtube screenshot) A film about a Palestinian hunger striker protesting being held in Israeli detention without trial will be featured at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The 11-minute film called “Al-Qeeq” depicts the relationship between the prisoner – journalist Mohammed al-Qiq – and an Israeli investigator, […]

Cannes: Cinefondation’s Atelier Unveils Lineup of 16 Projects

Copyright: Alexandra Fleurantin The Cinefondation’s Atelier, a co-production confab hosted during Cannes Film Festival , has unveiled its lineup of 15 director-driven projects which will be pitched at the upcoming 12th edition. The Atelier roster showcases projects heading from 14 countries and carried out by mix of up-and-coming and […]