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Beijing: Beginning Of Time, Wolf Totem win top awards

Mexican director Bernando Arellano’s Beginning Of Time won best film in the Tiantan Awards of this year’s revamped Beijing International Film Festival, while Jean-Jacques Annaud’s Wolf Totem won best director and best visual effects.

Newport Beach unveils UK showcase

The 16th annual California festival will present A Brilliant Young Mind, Set Fire To The Stars and A Little Chaos on Friday.

Picturehouse Central cinema

Sundance London to return at new venue in 2016

Sundance Institute also reveals dates of second Hong Kong edition.


Blue Ice Docs acquires Hot Docs duo

The distributor has picked up Canadian rights to Mia Donovan’s Deprogrammed and Heddy Honigmann’s Around The World In 50 Concerts ahead of Toronto Hot Docs.

Newport Beach Film Festival

Newport state of mind

Newport Beach Film Festival co-founder and CEO Gregg Schwenk talks to Elbert Wyche about the California event’s programme and its passion for international cinema. The festival runs from April 23-20.