James Franco Unveils Plans for 10-Part TV Series on Art image

James Franco Unveils Plans for 10-Part TV Series on Art

James Franco teased Tuesday via Twitter and Instagram that he is planning a new show for arts cable network, Ovation TV titled James Franco Presents. The filmmaker/actor has three films coming up at Film Society including two at Newfest and the debut of his latest directorial, Child of God.

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NYFF Film ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ Heads to U.S. with NC-17 Rating image

NYFF Film ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ Heads to U.S. with NC-17 Rating

Abdellatif Kechiche's controversial Blue Is the Warmest Color will screen uncut in U.S. theaters once it heads into regular distribution. The film is being rated NC-17 for "explicit sexual content." Blue will have its U.S. premiere at the upcoming New York Film Festival.

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Binoche, Stewart and Moretz Set for Assayas’ “Sils Maria” image

Binoche, Stewart and Moretz Set for Assayas’ “Sils Maria”

French filmmaker Olivier Assayas, whose films have regularly screened at the New York Film Festival, is bringing together an international cast for his latest project, Sils Maria, which starts shooting this month.

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Rio Wants Woody Allen; Mayor Offers Cash

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.

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Artists and Stars Set for ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Benefit Concert in New York image

Artists and Stars Set for ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Benefit Concert in New York

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.

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Albert Serra Wins Locarno’s Top Prize image

Albert Serra Wins Locarno’s Top Prize

A festival known for adventurous art cinema programming and embracing up and coming filmmakers, honored acclaimed, unconventional films that stirred discussions.

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Jean-Luc Godard Joins Omnibus Project Marking World War I Centenary image

Jean-Luc Godard Joins Omnibus Project Marking World War I Centenary

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.

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Martin Scorsese Takes On Wong Kar-Wai’s ‘The Grandmaster’ image

Martin Scorsese Takes On Wong Kar-Wai’s ‘The Grandmaster’

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.

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Ken Loach Begins Shooting What Is Likely His Last Big Screen Feature image

Ken Loach Begins Shooting What Is Likely His Last Big Screen Feature

Veteran British filmmaker Ken Loach has begun shooting on his latest big screen feature, Jimmy's Hall, but his longtime producer said that it is likely to be the 77 year old's last.

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‘Faster Pussycat!’ Actress Haji Dead at 67 image

‘Faster Pussycat!’ Actress Haji Dead at 67

Actress Barbarella Catton, better known as Haji, has died. She was discovered in a dance club by Russ Meyer who cast her in a number of his movies including the 1965 cult Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill!.

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