A frequent guest here over the decades, Spanish maestro Pedro Almodóvar presented his new film to an audience of Film Society Patrons on Tuesday, marking a return to comedy and a nostalgic look back at the 80s, when the director rose to fame.
Michel Gondry's Mood Indigo starring Audrey Tautou and Romain Duris will open the Czech fest later this month; David Lynch will release new album Big Dream in July; Lasse Hallstrom and Helen Mirren eye new project.
At least 10 films by black directors will be released later this year. Also in film news: Penélope Cruz will be a Bond girl; Dom Hemingway heads to theaters; and Stony Brook Film Festival unveils lineup.
The World Premiere of Hong Kong horror omnibus Tales from the Dark Part 1 will open the 18-day celebration of Asian cinema, which includes tributes to Filipino Cinema and Korean character actor Ryoo Seung-Beom, a 40th anniversary screening of Bruce Lee classic Enter the Dragon, and a whopping 62 films!