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Audrey Azoulay has been announced as France’s new Minister of Culture and Telecommunications, replacing Fleur Pellerin.
Levan Akin’s fantasy drama is based on Sara Bergmark Elfgren & Mats Strandbergand’s best-selling trilogy of novels.
Dyke receives the BFI Fellowship for his “outstanding contribution to film”.
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Acclaimed Serbian actress Mirjana Karanovic discusses the inspiration for her directorial debut about a woman who discovers her husband’s war crimes.
The hottest German-language projects in the works from celebrated veterans and talented newcomers.
From the tipped star of Cate Shortland’s Lore to new directors attracting a cult following, Screen profiles Germany’s talents to watch.
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Germany’s network of film funds has made the territory a key international co-producer.
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As the T-Mobile New Horizons film festival (July 19-29) kickstarts the Polish Days initiative, Marcin J Sobczak explains how government support and an emphasis on co-productions is giving the Polish film industry a stronger international standing.
After one false start in 2006, Woody Allen has finally made a film in Paris, which has been selected to open Cannes this year. Melanie Goodfellow discovers how the master film-maker shot all over the city last summer
How can international films make a mark at the Italian box office in 2011 when local films tackling timely subjects are dominating?
French comedies generated 326.5 million entries internationally from 1994 to 2014.
The German-Swiss co-pro has grossed more than $14m to date; Studiocanal has sold the title in 50 territories.