• Locarno to honour Agnès Varda

    Locarno to honour Agnès Varda


    French director to receive the Pardo d’onore at the Locarno Film Festival next month - only the second woman to receive the honour.

  • Cannes: Agnès Varda to receive honorary Palme d'Or

    Cannes: Agnès Varda to receive honorary Palme d'Or


    French director is the first woman and only the fourth person to receive the honour after Woody Allen, Clint Eastwood and Bernardo Bertolucci.

  • Les Plages D'Agnes

    Les Plages D'Agnes


    Dir: Agnes Varda. France. 2008. 110mins.

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    France's Critics Union honours Agnes Varda's Les Plages D'Agnes


    France's Critics Union handed out its prizes for 2008 on Monday night with top honours in Paris going to Agnes Varda's Les Plages D'Agnes as the best French film while Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood took the best foreign film award. The Critics group is ...

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    Les Plages D'Agnes sold to Zazie for Japan, Cineart for Benelux


    As the AFM reaches the midway stage, Les Plages D'Agnes from veteran French auteur Agnes Varda, has been sold to a handful of new territories. Deals have been closed by French sales Roissy Films with Zazie Films for Japan, Cineart for Benelux and Seville Pictures for Canada. A UK ...

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    Venice Film Festival reviews


    Click to see full review Competition Achilles And The Tortoise (Takeshi Kitano) L'Autre (Patrick Mario Bernard, Pierre Trividic) Birdwatchers (Marco Bechis) The Burning Plain (Guillermo Arriaga) Giovanni's Father (Pupi Avati) The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow) Il Seme Della Discordia ( Pappi Corsicato) Inju, The Beast In ...

  • Holland’s Doku.Arts Festival reveals 2009 programme

    Holland’s Doku.Arts Festival reveals 2009 programme


    The Doku.Arts  Festival has revealed a programmed of 23 features and 10 shorts for this year’s edition, which runs from June 11 – 14.

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    Toronto reviews


    Gala Presentations Burn After Reading (Joel and Ethan Coen) Dean Spanley (Toa Fraser) The Duchess (Saul Dibb) Fifty Dead Men Walking (Kari Skogland) La Fille De Monaco (Anne Fontaine) The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (Jodie Markell) Nothing But The Truth (Rod Lurie) ...

  • Locarno unveils 2014 line-up

    Locarno unveils 2014 line-up

    2014-07-16T10:34:00ZContributing Editor Sarah Cooper

    13 of the 17 films competing for the Golden Leopard are world premieres; Juliette Binoche to receive Excellence Award.

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    Seraphine wins seven Cesars including best picture


    Martin Provost's Seraphine was the big winner at Friday night's Cesar awards ceremony in Paris. The film scored seven prizes including best picture. Vincent Cassel took top acting honors for Jean-Francois Richet's Mesrine , the two-part story of France's notorious gangster which had been the most-heavily nominated going into ...