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Film that was deemed too close to current events for Cannes set to open Toronto’s Platform showcase.
Venice will screen a trio of documentaries on Syria, including a movie about western fighters battling ISIS.
Decorated VFX artist Dennis Muren will discuss his work on the Star Wars franchise during London Film Fesival session.
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Montenegrin director Marinovic’s debut feature is in competition in Sarajevo.
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.
Generous financing options, ambitious film-makers and world-class facilities are making Germany a vital co-producer.
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?
Russia and CIS box office defied the troubled economy in the first half of 2016, growing by almost 9% to $413m.
The 28 EU states recorded grosses of $8.4bn in 2015, says a report from the European Audiovisual Observatory.