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A Syrian Love Story

'A Syrian Love Story': Review

By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Sean McAllister. UK, 72 mins.



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Venice preview 2015

Screen previews the world premieres at this year’s Venice Film Festival and interviews festival director Alberto Barbera


Toronto preview 2015: film profiles, interviews, TV focus

Screen previews the world premieres at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.


Mad Max Fury Road

'Mad Max: Fury Road' wins FIPRESCI Grand Prix

1-Sep-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Director George Miller to collect critics prize at San Sebastian Film Festival.

Nada Cirjanic

Independent appoints head of sales

1-Sep-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Former Protagonist exec replaces Abigail Walsh at UK sales outfit.

The Sky Trembles And The Earth Is Afraid And The Two Eyes Are Not Brothers

Artscope acquires Ben Rivers’ 'The Sky Trembles'

1-Sep-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Docu-drama selected for BFI London Film Festival.

Straight Outta Compton

'Straight Outta Compton' debuts top of UK box office

1-Sep-2015 | By Ian Sandwell

Disney’s Inside Out continues its excellent run to reach $53m (£34.5m); Curzon Artificial Eye’s 45 Years records one of the strongest site averages of the weekend with $508,000 (£331,197) debut from 68 sites.

Youth In Oregon

Content adds 'Youth In Oregon' to Toronto slate

1-Sep-2015 | By

President of film Jamie Carmichael and head of sales Harry White will debut footage from the road trip comedy in Toronto after coming on to handle international sales.

Pascal Chaumeil

'Heartbreaker' director Pascal Chaumeil dies aged 54

1-Sep-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

French film-maker had just completed Odd Job (Un Petit Boulot).

Helen Hunt

Helen Hunt’s 'Drama' set for 10th OMDC IFF

1-Sep-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Nearly 60 international and Canadian producers will head to the Ontario Media Development Corporation’s (OMDC) annual International Financing Forum in Toronto.

louis theroux my scientology movie

Louis Theroux Scientology doc to premiere at LFF

1-Sep-2015 | By Tom Grater

My Scientology Movie will screen in the festival’s Debate strand.

Wes Craven

Wes Craven dies aged 76

31-Aug-2015 | By

The prolific filmmaker who revolutionised horror with wry takes on the genre like the Scream franchise and A Nightmare On Elm Street died on Sunday from brain cancer.


Nikolaj Coster Waldau at San Sebastian

San Sebastian steps up

Festival director Jose Luis Rebordinos has put together a ‘very solid’ selection at San Sebastian (Sept 18-26) against stiff competition.

Benicio del Toro Zurich 2014

Zurich on the A-list

Artistic director Karl Spoerri speaks to Michael Rosser about a bigger budget and growing TV focus at Zurich Film Festival (Sept 24-Oct 4)

Oldenburg International Film Festival

Oldenburg grows as discovery channel

Festival director Torsten Neumann speaks to Martin Blaney about this year’s Oldenburg film festival, an event dubbed ‘the German Sundance’


Screen cover Aug Sept 2015

Screen August-September 2015

Browse the August-September 2015 edition of Screen International here…


Screen Awards

Screen Awards 2015 shortlist revealed

Fox/Fox Searchlight, Universal and Metrodome lead the nominations; Amy Winehouse documentary is the most nominated film.



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