Rio de Janeiro has thrown its hat in the ring in trying to lure Woody Allen to film in the city. The city's mayor Eduardo Paes has even offered to pay 100 percent of the production costs if the New York native headed to the famed Brazilian city for a future project.
Joel and Ethan Coen's Inside Llewyn Davis is among the dozens of films unveiled as part of the 51st New York Film Festival's main slate, announced Monday, but music from the film will be at the center of a benefit concert in New York September 29th with over a dozen artists set to perform.
Kent Jones, NYFF's Director of Programming and Selection Committee Chair, gives his insight on the Main Slate lineup for the 51st New York Film Festival lineup in a conversation with FilmLinc Daily.
Bullying and school violence have been relevant topics on and off the big screen. Films have described campus violence, but rarely have they waded into the psyche of the shooter. Locarno Film Festival feature, The Dirties, does just that, taking on the untidy complexities that can lead to tragedy.
After being one of the toasts of this year's Sundance Film Festival, filmmaker David Lowery is set to open Ain't Them Bodies Saints this weekend. At our free Summer Talks series, Lowery spoke about how the project took on a life of its own and lured its star-studded cast.
Jean-Luc Godard is joining over a dozen filmmakers in an omnibus production that will mark next year's 100th anniversary of World War I centered on Bosnian capital Sarajevo.
Martin Scorsese is taking on some martial arts duty. The Wolf of Wall Street director will lend his name presenting Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai's upcoming film The Grandmaster, starring Tony Leung, Zhang Ziyi and Chang Chen.