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Locarno Festival Piazza Grande

Locarno Festival 2017 preview: 70th edition will look to the future

Locarno president Marco Solari talks Screen through this year’s event.

Medinah

Comic-Con: Qatari showrunner Ahmed Al Baker talks 'Medinah'

EXCLUSIVE: The former engineer tells Jeremy Kay why he wanted his sci-fi TV series to be the first from the Middle East to come to the annual San Diego pop culture convention.

Edward James Olmos

Edward James Olmos: "I have to fight against being typecast"

Blade Runner and Battlestar Galactica star is set to receive a lifetime achievement award in Madrid.

Mohawk

Fantasia 2017: Ted Geoghegan on survival thriller 'Mohawk'

Screen talks to director of We Are Still Here about his follow-up feature.

BFI films

BFI's Ben Roberts hails a creative boom in low-budget British films

British debuts Lady Macbeth, God’s Own Country and I Am Not A Witch are all playing currently at Jerusalem Film Festival.

The Unknown Soldier

Jerusalem's shorts competition: a 'gateway' for Israeli filmmakers

Tom Grater talks to Ariel Richter, the festival’s new director of Israeli competitions and industry days.

Dangal

What the West can learn from the surprise success of 'Dangal' in China

Aamir Khan’s Indian wrestling drama became a cultural phenomenon in China this year, but why?

Replace

Fantasia 2017: Barbara Crampton on 'Replace' and FrightFest 'New Blood' scheme

Horror icon talks to Screen about her career resurgence and latest film, body horror Replace.

Holy Air

The story behind Israeli debut 'Holy Air'

Actor-filmmaker Shady Srour on his debut feature, which premiered in Tribeca and plays in Jerusalem this week.

Scaffolding

Israeli diretor Matan Yair talks popular debut 'Scaffolding'

Former teacher speaks to Tom Grater about his debut feature, which premiered at Cannes.

BOX OFFICE

Elle

How did last year's Cannes films fare at the box office?

Elle, It’s Only The End Of The World and Julieta were the big hits from Cannes 2016.

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TERRITORY FOCUS

The Young Offenders

Territory focus: Ireland aims to sustain success

The Irish film industry is riding high thanks to a blossoming of creative talent and the rise in international productions shooting in the country.

Donald Trump Xi Jinping

China and Hollywood: why the romance has cooled

Liz Shackleton explores why the Chinese government continues to restrict overseas investment.

FESTIVAL FOCUS

Munich Film Festival

Munich fest preview: Coppola, Cranston and Cannes films

The festival has secured an impressive array of films from this year’s Cannes.

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BLOGS

Comic con

Why Hollywood needs to rethink Comic-Con

Content creators should bring more footage, more news, and a surprise or two.

Madonna

How to navigate the defamation minefield of movie biopics

Lee & Thompson associate solicitor Emma Teichmann reveals how filmmakers can avoid falling into a libel trap.

Kim Longinotto

COMMENT: Kim Longinotto on tackling difficult subjects on film

The filmmaker explores the moral grey areas of making powerful documentaries ahead of Sheffield Doc/Fest.

Jolyon Rubinstein

COMMENT: Jolyon Rubinstein, 'it's time to rejuvenate on-screen satire'

Actor and director talks shattering taboos in a topsy-turvy world ahead of Doc/Fest panel.

elizabeth mcIntyre

COMMENT: Doc/Fest celebrates the physicality of film

Festival director Liz McIntyre talks capturing non-verbal narratives