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Viggo Mortensen

Viennale unveils 2014 highlights

Vienna film festival to include a tribute to Viggo Mortensen and a retrospective on John Ford.

Ken Loach Ashraf Mashharawi

Ken Loach calls for Israel boycott

Honouring two Palestinian filmmakers at the Sarajevo Film Festival, British director Ken Loach branded the US as a “bully” and said cultural happenings supported by the Israeli state should be boycotted.

Land of Mine

K5 to sell Danish post-war story

K5 International has taken on distribution for Martin Zandvliet’s Land Of Mine (Under Sandet) about a sensitive chapter in Danish post-war history.

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Song Of My Mother

Song Of My Mother

Dir/scr: Erol Mintas. Turkey. 2014. 103mins

Three Windows and a Hanging

Three Windows And A Hanging

Dir: Isa Qosja. Kosovo. 2014. 93mins

Horse Money

Horse Money

Dir: Pedro Costa. Portugal. 2014. 104mins

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Germany 2012


Ready for launch


The hottest German-language projects in the works from celebrated veterans and talented newcomers.


Drawing heat


From the tipped star of Cate Shortland’s Lore to new directors attracting a cult following, Screen profiles Germany’s talents to watch.

Ron Howard on set of Rush

The right formula


Generous financing options, ambitious film-makers and world-class facilities are making Germany a vital co-producer.


Follow the money


Germany’s network of film funds has made the territory a key international co-producer.

Eastern Europe 2012


On the road to success


South East Europe has seen a boom in production in recent years, with regional hits such as The Parade, but the exhibition and distribution sectors still have to catch up.

Poland 2012

Expanding Horizons

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.

Paris when it sizzles

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

Laughter therapy

How can international films make a mark at the Italian box office in 2011 when local films tackling timely subjects are dominating?

Co-producing with Spain

What makes Spain so attractive to foreign co-producers? Chris Evans reports

Spanish Affair

Spanish Affair breaks Spanish records

Comedy scores best opening for a Spanish film since The Impossible.

Empire Cinema (Screen 1)

EU cinema admissions down 4.1%

Figures mark the second lowest admissions level in the European Union since 2000.

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