Four years after the Berlin IFF organisers left an empty chair on stage when house arrest prevented Jafar Panahi from attending as a jury member, the Iranian filmmaker picked up the Golden Bear for 'Taxi', his third feature in defiance of a 20 year filmmaking ban.
Celluloid Dreams have boarded international sales on Jafar Panahi’s Berlin competition title, 'Taxi', being his third feature in defiance of his twenty year filmmaking ban for supporting the Green Wave uprising.
Matthias Schoenaerts is the latest high profile addition to the cast of Tom Hooper’s 'The Danish Girl', which already includes Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard and current Oscar hopeful, Eddie Redmayne as the lead.
Ben Russell and Ben Rivers, who co-directed last year's superb meditative feature, 'A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness', will compete against each other in this year's Tiger Shorts Awards at the International Film Festival Rotterdam.
Terrence Malick's 'Knight of Cups', starring Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett and Natalie Portman, will receive its world premiere in competition at the Berlin International Film Festival as anticipated.
Chaitanya Tamhane's Indian justice drama, 'Court', continues to make a mark on the festival circuit, winning a best film and director double at the 25th edition of the Singapore International Film Festival.
Magnolia has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Roy Andersson’s idiosyncratic comedy, 'A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence', which won this year's Golden Lion at the Venice International Film Festival.